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Few consumers understand THC levels in cannabis edibles

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Few cannabis consumers understand what the THC numbers on packages of cannabis edibles really mean, according to a new study. The study, which surveyed nearly 1,000 Canadians aged 16 to 30, found that most consumers could not identify whether a cannabis edible contained ‘low’ or ‘high’ levels of THC based on the label.

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Vermont: Measure Permitting Retail Marijuana Sales Moves Forward

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Senate-backed legislation to regulate retail sales of marijuana to adults continues to advance in Vermont. Members of the House Ways and Means Committee voted 7 to 3 this week in favor of the bill, S. 54. The proposal now awaits consideration from the House Appropriations Committee. If approved, it will go before the full House […]

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Virginia: Legislative Effort Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties Advances

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Lawmakers are advancing legislative efforts to end criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses. On Wednesday, members of the House Courts of Justice Committee amended and approved legislation, HB 972, reducing penalties for offenses involving the possession of up to a half ounce of marijuana to a civil violation — punishable by a maximum $25 […]

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New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has included a plan to “regulate, restrict, and control” the responsible adult use of cannabis in New York, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (“CRTA”). A complex and comprehensive plan laid out in over 200 pages of legislative text, the CRTA would implement one of the most tightly regulated, highly […]

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