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Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
Micah Pregitzer

MICAH PREGITZER… running for the Hawaii State House Dist. 50 (Kailua, Kaneohe Bay) on Oahu. If we want to change Hawaii government, we must start here with the most qualified candidates. Micah supports Bernie’s ... See more

Micah Pregitzer for Hawaii State House, D-50 (Kailua, Kaneohe Bay).

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Roger taking us about halfway back in his and our island's effort to seek compassion and ease suffering for patients suffering from Cannabis-treatable diseases. I remember sitting in council chambers wondering why the ... See more


2006: working it at Hawai’i County Council. Thanks to all who helped us and showed up! I love you for that.


Thursday, February 20th, 2020

#Stigma is dying. It will take many patient lives but it is also dying and we all win when stigma dies.

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
An Email to Mitch Roth

State Senator Russel Ruderman testifies about an email he sent to Prosecuter Mitch Roth regarding the Mike Ruggles criminal court case for organizing a Medic...

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill | Marijuana Moment

Last year, the Senate Judiciary Committee also approved a bill to decriminalize marijuana.

An Alabama Senate committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The legislation would allow patients with qualifying conditions to purchase cannabis products from licensed ... See more

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
11 States Where You Might Be Voting On Major Marijuana Reforms This November

Last year wasn’t a great one for advancing marijuana legalization at the state level. Despite high hopes for New Jersey and New York, state legislatures in Trenton and Albany couldn’t quite get their acts together, ... See more

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
THC found more important for therapeutic effects in cannabis than originally thought

Despite the conventional wisdom, both in the popular press and much of the scientific community that only CBD has medical benefits while THC merely makes one high, our results suggest that THC may be more important than ... See more

Researchers at the University of New Mexico recently solved a major gap in scientific literature by using mobile software technology to measure the real-time effects of actual cannabis-based products used by millions of ... See more

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
Kansas Man Faces 25 Years in Jail Over One Medical Marijuana Plant

Almost as soon as he was taken into police custody, Larry Burgess suffered a severe seizure. Unfortunately, Kansas does not allow medical cannabis use.

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  • Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill after decade of failed attempts February 21, 2020
    Kentucky’s state House on Thursday passed a measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state after several unsuccessful earlier attempts. The bill passed the chamber in a 65-30 vote, with all but two Democrats and a majority of Republican members present voting for it, the Courier-Journal reported. The measure’s path is uncertain in the state […]
  • Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes New Hampshire House February 21, 2020
    The New Hampshire House has again voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Last year, the House passed a different bill for cannabis legalization, before it eventually died in the Senate. The significance of the vote today is that legislators approved it by a veto-proof majority, said Rep. Renny Cushing, a Hampton Democrat who is co-sponsor of […]
  • Alabama medical marijuana bill passes out of Senate committee February 20, 2020
    A bill to allow medical marijuana in Alabama cleared its first hurdle on Wednesday after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to send it to the full chamber. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence, passed the committee 8 to 1. Sen. Larry Stutts, R-Sheffield, voted no; Sen. Sam Givhan, R-Huntsville, abstained. “I know some […]
  • Arizona’s biggest marijuana company just got bigger and has plans for major national growth February 20, 2020
    Harvest Health and Recreation, Arizona’s biggest medical-marijuana operator, said on Wednesday it has acquired three shops run by competitor Arizona Natural Selections, giving Harvest 14 of the 120 or so operating retail stores in the state. The companies didn’t disclose the price, other than to say Tempe-based Harvest acquired the licenses for a “non-material” amount […]
  • Native Roots Dispensaries Switches All Stores to Cova Retail Platform February 20, 2020
    PRESS RELEASE DENVER, CO FEBRUARY 20, 2020– In a move set to advance store operations and support the company’s aggressive growth, Native Roots, one of the nation’s largest and most successful vertically integrated cannabis operators, has partnered with Cova Software, North America’s leading cannabis retail point of sale (POS) provider. Native Roots has moved all […]
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  • Exploring cannabinoids of the future with Dr. Robert Kaufmann and CBD American Shaman February 21, 2020
    CBD American Shaman and Dr. Bob Kaufmann are working together to learn more about cannabinoids like cannabidol to understand the power of cannabinoids and the future of cannabis medicine. The post Exploring cannabinoids of the future with Dr. Robert Kaufmann and CBD American Shaman appeared first on Leafly.
    Leafly Staff
  • Cannabis for pain: Does medicating with marijuana increase abuse risk? February 21, 2020
    Cannabis is commonly used to treat chronic pain, but most consumers aren't fully educated on the plant. Read on to learn about the risks of consuming for pain. The post Cannabis for pain: Does medicating with marijuana increase abuse risk? appeared first on Leafly.
    Emma Stone
  • The Roll-Up #129: When to plant your weed seeds February 21, 2020
    Spring is coming, so get those seeds in the soil now. The post The Roll-Up #129: When to plant your weed seeds appeared first on Leafly.
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  • What to do if a kid gets into your edibles February 21, 2020
    Your child has accidentally eaten cannabis edibles—what now? A step-by-step guide for parents and caregivers. The post What to do if a kid gets into your edibles appeared first on Leafly.
    Colleen Fisher Tully
  • What it’s actually like when a kid is accidentally dosed with edibles February 21, 2020
    It’s horrible, and it happens more than you might think. Here’s one mom’s experience involving her three-year-old who got into cannabis-infused edibles. The post What it’s actually like when a kid is accidentally dosed with edibles appeared first on Leafly.
    Colleen Fisher Tully
  • Flying high: Are cannabis drone deliveries the future or merely fantasy? February 21, 2020
    GRN Holdings claims it will bring cannabis drone delivery services to Washington as early as March 2020. The post Flying high: Are cannabis drone deliveries the future or merely fantasy? appeared first on Leafly.
    Alexa Peters
  • How to tell legal from illegal cannabis dispensaries in California February 20, 2020
    It's not always easy to tell what's a legal cannabis store in California. Learn how to ensure the shop you're visiting is legal and licensed. The post How to tell legal from illegal cannabis dispensaries in California appeared first on Leafly.
    Meg Hartley
  • 5 cannabis strains for people who love cherry February 20, 2020
    Cherry flavors pop out of weed strains. Many are uplifting and happy, so if you're looking for a mood boost, try one of these to get you going. The post 5 cannabis strains for people who love cherry appeared first on Leafly.
    Dante Jordan
  • Are cans draining THC potency from cannabis beverages? February 20, 2020
    This could be what's holding up the launch of cannabis infused drinks in Canada. The post Are cans draining THC potency from cannabis beverages? appeared first on Leafly.
    Jesse B. Staniforth
  • The buzz on Utah’s fledgling medical cannabis program February 19, 2020
    Utah's medical cannabis program has evolved rapidly and is about to make another huge step on March 1. The post The buzz on Utah’s fledgling medical cannabis program appeared first on Leafly.
    Ashley Schwellenbach
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  • Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Michael Bloomberg February 22, 2020
    Last fall, we ran a 13-part series taking a hard look at each of the 2020 presidential candidates’ history and views related to marijuana. We assigned each candidate a letter grade corresponding with our analysis (for the final summary post, go here). In that popular series, grading criteria was as follows: Current stance on marijuana:...
    Molly Nelson
  • Real Estate Development in California: Join us February 26 in L.A.! February 21, 2020
    Developers of cannabis projects in California want to turn projects around as quickly and cheaply as possible, and are frequently frustrated by the amount of time, money, and effort required for the entitlement process. On Wednesday, February 26, a panel of real estate development experts will explain the entitlement process in California at a LACBA...
    Canna Law Blog
  • The Sale of CBD Foods Is Legal in the UK (For Now) February 21, 2020
    Last week, the Food Standard Agency (“FSA”), the agency responsible for protecting public health in relation to food in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (collectively, the “UK”), cleared a path for the sale of CBD-infused food for the next 12 months. Specifically, the FSA is giving the CBD industry until March 31, 2021 to submit...
    Nathalie Bougenies
  • Power to the People: Kern County Measure D Will Give Voters Control of Medical Cannabis February 20, 2020
    Last week, I presented oral argument to the Fifth District Court of Appeal in support of the people’s right of referendum. Long story short, the Kern County Board of Supervisors banned medical marijuana dispensaries in 2011, the people protested via referendum petition, and to this day the County has refused to comply with the legal...
    Julie Hamill
  • The Psilocybin Movement is Like the Cannabis Movement (Except When It’s Not) February 19, 2020
    There is a bona fide movement underway with psilocybin. Decriminalization occurred last year in Denver, Oakland and Santa Cruz, and that was just a start: nearly 100 other cities are looking at decriminalizing psychedelics. At the state level, ballot measures are out for signature in California and Oregon. Federally, legislation has been proposed to allow...
    Vince Sliwoski
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  • Staying Connected February 18, 2020
    WSLCB sends out updates through our email notification system. Sign up here to receive updates. 
  • After Licensure February 18, 2020
    Mandatory Alcohol Server Training If you serve alcohol in a restaurant, lounge or conduct tastings at a grocery store, this training is mandatory for servers. For more infomation, please visit our website.
  • Your Enforcement Officer February 18, 2020
    Once received your license, your assigned Enforcement Officer will be your new point of contact. Your Officer is there to answer questions and help you stay in compliance with state liquor laws and regulations.
  • The Licensing Process: An Overview February 18, 2020
    When should I apply for a license? The WSLCB can only issue licenses to businesses who are ready to start selling or manufacturing alcohol. Our estimated processing time for a new application is 60 days. Therefore, we request that you apply within 30-90 days of your anticipated opening date. Submit your application Visit Business Licensing […]
  • Purchasing an Existing Business February 18, 2020
    A different license application may be needed when you are purchasing an existing business.  A simple way to know if which application is required is if the Unified Business Identifier (UBI) number is changing. If so, a new Business License Application is required. Examples include:
  • Licensing Types February 18, 2020
    Retail Licenses Retail licenses include but are not limited to restaurants, theaters, nightclubs, grocery stores, etc. Retail license descriptions, allowances and annual costs are summarized on the Retail Fee and Description Sheet. Non-Retail/Out of State Licenses
  • Tips for Preparing Your Liquor License Application February 18, 2020
    Before applying for a license, please consider these key items: Business Plan During the licensing process you will be asked to describe the following: Intent of your business Owners of the business Costs associated with opening your business Source of funding Anticipated opening date  
  • Business Planning Resources February 18, 2020
    The Governor’s Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance offers a wide variety of resources for business owners, including small business guides, liaisons for various state agencies, and interactive roadmaps. Please visit the following websites to learn more about:
  • Introduction February 18, 2020
    We’re here to help If you are trying to figure out how to apply for your liquor license, or how to begin the process, we are here to help. Please reach out to our Customer Service Unit for help with any questions during this process,.
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