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The Labor Pains of Michigan’s Cannabis Industry: Unmasking Layoffs, Turnovers, and the Push for Unionization

An Opinion Piece By: Harry Barash The employment landscape in the cannabis industry is going well, the same as the licensees who hold them are, which for the most part is not a good place. With the compression in pricing, we are seeing a lot of residual effects on cost-cutting measures. That usually starts and …

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Parole denied for 68-year-old in Alabama: ‘A life sentence for growing marijuana’

posted on Jan 9, 2024 al.com Leon Hotchkiss, now 68, remains behind bars in Alabama, spending decades imprisoned for growing pot. Authorities seized about five and half pounds of the plant on his property in Baldwin County, allowing authorities to charge him under the state’s marijuana trafficking law. In 2013, Hotchkiss was sentenced to spend …

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Congressional Researchers Detail Limitations Of Marijuana Rescheduling For State Markets And Criminal Justice Reform

posted on Jan 16, 2024 on marijuanamoment As the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) weighs a marijuana rescheduling recommendation from health officials, congressional researchers are laying out the limitations of the policy change— emphasizing that state cannabis markets would continue to run afoul of federal law, and existing criminal penalties for certain marijuana-related activity would remain …

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Ron DeSantis Calls Federal Restrictions On Gun Rights For Medical Marijuana Patients Unconstitutional

posted on Jan 20, 2024 on benzinga Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that he believes there is no incompatibility between the use of medical marijuana and the right to bear arms. “I don’t think that that’s constitutional, to be honest with you,” he said at a Friday campaign event in New Hampshire where the first Republican …

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Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Calls On Congress To Pass Marijuana Banking Bill, Citing Raft Of Retail Break-Ins

posted on Jan 20, 2024 on marijuanamoment The Michigan Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that a rash of recent break-ins at legal marijuana retailers in the state underscores the need for federal cannabis banking reform, which the group says would reduce the risks of theft and fraud that stem from the industry’s current reliance on …

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Legal action threatened after cannabis dispensary prepares to open in Highland Park

posted on Jan 11, 2024 on DetroitMetroTimes A judge struck down the city’s marijuana ordinance, but that hasn’t stopped a company from trying to open a dispensary. Highland Park City Councilman Khursheed Ash-Shafii couldn’t believe his eyes. After a judge struck down the city’s problematic recreational cannabis ordinance in July, a Michigan-based marijuana company went ahead and …

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Judge tosses lawsuits stemming from Michigan’s largest-ever marijuana recall

posted Jan 16, 2024 on mlive LANSING, MI — A Michigan Court of Claims judge on Jan. 2 dismissed two lawsuits linked to Michigan’s enormous 64,000-pound, $229 million 2021 marijuana recall that impacted an estimated 60% of all cannabis products in the state. The dispute centers on the Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency’s (CRA) Nov. 17, 2021 decision …

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Cloud Cannabis Joins Forces with Stash Ventures in Recent Takeover

posted on Jan 5, 2024 on mimjnews In a significant development in the cannabis industry, Stash Ventures, known for its notable brands including Timber Cannabis Co., High Minded, and High Minded Creations, has finalized the acquisition of Cloud Cannabis. This strategic move, to be completed on January 23rd, marks a major expansion for Stash Ventures in the …

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Pleasantrees cannabis company smack talks Tampa Bay with billboard for Detroit Lions

posted Jan 20, 2024 on detroitfreepress However the playoff game at Ford Field shakes out Sunday between the Detroit Lions and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one business is making sure metro Detroit knows Michigan already has Florida beat: with marijuana, at least. Pleasantrees cannabis company of Mount Clemens is creating buzz this playoff season with …

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Troubled Roseville motel demolished, to be replaced by a cannabis dispensary

posted Jan 22, 2024 on macombdaily A demolition crew on Monday began the process of tearing down a longstanding trouble spot and eyesore in Roseville to clear the property for a cannabis dispensary. The walls of the now-vacant Roseville Inn on Groesbeck Highway south of Common Road came down as the process moved ahead. Jars …

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