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Hong Kong to ban CBD, label it a 'dangerous drug'

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong will ban CBD starting Wednesday, categorizing it as a “dangerous drug" and mandating harsh penalties for its smuggling, production and possession, customs authorities announced Friday.

US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuke fuel storage

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S.
FDA declines to regulate CBD; calls on Congress for fix

FDA declines to regulate CBD; calls on Congress for fix

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday there are too many unknowns about CBD products to regulate them as foods or supplements under the agency’s current structure and called on Congress to create new rules for the massive and growing market.

Canada's new drinking guidelines don't consider the social benefits of alcohol. But should they?

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1st legal medical marijuana sales are made in Mississippi

1st legal medical marijuana sales are made in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Patients have started buying medical marijuana in Mississippi , nearly a year after the products were legalized in the state.

Report: Grow house hid unregistered weed plants during audit

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state board charged with overseeing Nevada’s booming marijuana industry suspended the license of a cannabis grow house near Las Vegas on Tuesday after inspectors said they found unregistered plants at the facility that pose an “imm

North Carolina lawmakers back to work for 2023, filing bills

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly returned to Raleigh on Wednesday after its usual two-week January break and turned to the business of legislating — filing bills on several topics familiar to veteran lawmakers.
EXPLAINER: Where Wisconsin governor and Republicans agree

EXPLAINER: Where Wisconsin governor and Republicans agree

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has laid out his priorities to the Republican-controlled Legislature twice in the past month, first in his inaugural address and in more detail this week in his State of the State speech .
Cannabis company The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings changing name to BZAM

Cannabis company The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings changing name to BZAM

TORONTO — The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. is changing its name to BZAM Ltd. The cannabis company says it will also change its ticker symbol on the Canadian Securities Exchange to BZAM.
Governor decries 'distracting' Kansas with 'wedge issues'

Governor decries 'distracting' Kansas with 'wedge issues'

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov.
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