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How to Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in Illinois

Illinois enacted the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act on Aug. 1, 2013. Since then, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for 61,231 qualifying patients, as of April 9, 2019. Sales of medical cannabis topped $17 million in March 2019, incl...

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Celebrate 4/20 With Ignite at Select California Dispensaries

MEDIA ADVISORY LOS ANGELES – April 18, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Ignite to bring models, special promotions, penny swag bags, taco trucks and more to thirteen participating in-state dispensaries this Saturday. WHAT:    Ignite, the world’s first super-premium cannabis lifestyle brand, is celebrating i...

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Canopy-Acreage: ‘Game-change’ for North American cannabis industry

With its deal to acquire New York-based Acreage Holdings, Canadian marijuana giant Canopy Growth has “won the race” to enter the U.S. market, according to industry insiders. The move would be the first major Canada-U.S. cannabis deal – but the purchase won’t be executed until the American governmen...

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Wisconsin Lawmakers, Advocates Trying to Legalize Marijuana—Again

Cannabis legalization is getting a concentrated push in the state of Wisconsin, where on Thursday Rep. Melissa Sargent of Madison announced that she would propose legislation to legalize recreational marijuana. “The palate for legalization of cannabis in the state of Wisconsin is far more popular t...

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Is Nike’s ‘Walk the Dog’ 4/20 Sneaker Release Weed-Themed?

On April 20, Nike is set to release a new sneaker under its Nike SB brand called “Walk the Dog.” And since 4/20 is, as everyone knows, the international weed holiday, everyone’s wondering if Nike is low key about to drop a(nother) weed-themed shoe. Speculation is already circulating about the subtl...

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Notorious B.I.G.’s Son Pays Tribute to His Dad With Cannabis Company

C.J. (Christopher Jordan) Wallace, son of the late, legendary rapper Notorious B.I.G., recalls feeling a flush of pride as he moved to Los Angeles as an eight-year-old. As he and his mother, singer Faith Evans, listened to LL Cool J’s classic “Going Back to Cali,” he recalls, “I can remember feelin...

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Louisiana medical marijuana sales could launch in May

Barring any more unforeseen hurdles, medical cannabis sales in Louisiana might begin as soon as next month. But before the state gives the greenlight, it needs the all-clear from testing labs. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is holding off on authorizing sales until pesticide t...

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Green Growth Brands Launching CAMP Active Lifestyle Cannabis Brand

Just in time for the annual 4/20 celebrations, Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB; OTCQB: GGBXF) announced the launch of cannabis brand CAMP and an associated new product lineup.    CAMP is a brand designed to combine an active lifestyle with cannabis usage as licensed producers in North America mov...

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Four Loko is Dropping a Hemp-Flavored Drink with no Hemp on 4/20

With 4/20 rapidly approaching, companies all over the place are getting on the bandwagon and releasing special cannabis-themed products. Most recently, alcoholic beverage brand Four Loko announced a new cannabis-inspired drink. Notice that we said cannabis-inspired. Not cannabis-infused. The new dr...

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Lyft Offering $4.20 Discount on Rides in Massachusetts This 420

Ride-hailing service Lyft will be offering Massachusetts residents a discount of $4.20 on Saturday in an effort to help prevent impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel. The promotion on the cannabis community’s favorite holiday is a collaboration between Lyft, cannabis dispensary New England...