Enfield Republicans force ban on cannabis sales in town – Hartford Courant

“By doing this, you’re only going to hurt Enfield,” said resident Bob Tkacz. “[This industry] will be $30 billion by the end of this year. By 2030, it will be bigger than tobacco and alcohol, combined. Also, prohibition does not work. You see from the 1920s and 30s, how much crime was committed and how much alcohol was consumed.”

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Marijuana Dispensary + Charges In I-91 Crash – Patch.com

Welcome back, Meriden. Here’s all the local news, events, and community posts you need for Friday, Sept. 17. Are you a local business owner or marketer in Meriden? Our premium local sponsorships will keep you at the top of inboxes around town every morning. Contact us here for the lowdown. First, today’s weather: Overcast throughout the day. High: 74 Low: 64. Here are the top stories today in Meriden: Meriden BOE mulls response to proposed dispensary: The proposed marijuana dispensary is nearby to a building housing programs for teens and disabled adults. (Meriden Record-Journal) Reckless driving caused Wednesday’s tractor trailer…

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CBD Gel a Promising Adjunct for Kids With Severe Epilepsy – Medscape

Topical cannabidiol (CBD) gel, added to antiseizure medication, may help reduce seizures and improve quality of life in children with developmental and epileptic encephalopathies, according to the results of a nonrandomized controlled trial. Developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEEs), which usually begin in infancy and childhood, are the most severe group of epilepsies, which include Dravet syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, West syndrome, and myoclonic-atonic epilepsy. CBD reduces neuronal excitability and limits seizures through effects on multiple targets. An open-label study of oral CBD suggested it was safe and well-tolerated in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. The current trial is the first to test…

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6 great Massachusetts ganja farmers to shop for

6 great Massachusetts ganja farmers to shop for – Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By accessing this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Massachusetts—a state of more than 6 million people—has just 88 fully licensed adult-use cannabis growers. The situation is wicked hard, but improving by the day. Eighty-eight final recreational cannabis cultivation licenses are better than the none. In 2016, voters got the state to…

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The Insurance Industry Is Poised For Huge Profits Thanks to Weed

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As the U.S. Congress crawls toward the federal legalization of weed, one industry closely watches what happens: insurance. And with good reason. While laws have prevented the insurance industry from extending services to cannabis businesses, they may soon have the opportunity to do so. What kind of opportunity? An estimate by insurance agents done for Reuters projects that the insurers could see a ten-fold increase in sales once Congress clears a path by making weed legal across the country. That’s great news for insurers. It will also be a welcome change for the cannabis…

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Distribution Update: Allagash to Florida, Return Brewing in NYC, ZeLUS to Tennessee + seltzer distro news – Craft Brewing Business

With exactly one zillion breweries operating across America, distribution news is always a steady constant in the CBB mailbox. Every week, we get virtual piles of announcements on new alliances, upcoming state expansions and even reductions from breweries growing and shrinking their distribution footprints. Here is some of that wholesaler news. Enjoy! Allagash Brewing is now available in Florida [embedded content] Beer from one of the nation’s most celebrated breweries will now be available, year-round, to beer lovers in Florida. Today, award-winning Maine-based Allagash Brewing Co. announced it would once again distribute its beer across Florida beginning in mid-October. Allagash’s offerings will be anchored…

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Cannabis banking & psychedelics amendments in Congress (Newsletter: September 16, 2021) – Marijuana Moment

Amazon expands marijuana protections; CA State Fair hosts cannabis contest; NY legalization revenue projections; Fmr GOP rep on psilocybin benefits Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Free to read (but not free to produce)! We’re proud of our newsletter and the reporting we publish at Marijuana Moment, and we’re happy to provide it for free. But it takes a lot of work and resources to make this happen. If you value Marijuana Moment,…

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Westport Recreational Marijuana Businesses Banned For Now: Report – Patch.com

WESTPORT, CT — Businesses related to the sale or purchase of recreational marijuana are temporarily prohibited in Westport as of Wednesday, the Connecticut Post reports. The temporary prohibition was approved this month by the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission. According to the Connecticut Post, P&Z officials said they wanted more information and time to properly explore the issue as there are currently too many unanswered questions about how these businesses would affect the town. The resolution is in response to a state law legalizing adult use and possession of recreational marijuana, which is effective as of July 1.

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