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Massachusetts Issues First License to Sell Recreational Cannabis

Massachusetts hit another milestone in its era of legalized marijuana: State regulators granted Cultivate a license to sell recreational marijuana at the company’s existing medical marijuana dispensary in Leicester. The five-member Cannabis Control Commission unanimously voted to grant the retail license to Cultivate Holdings, Inc., which operates the first medical …

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Senate-passed Farm Bill Includes Hemp Legalization

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The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 – 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to legalize the cultivation, processing and sale of industrial hemp. The move, championed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), would also make hemp plants eligible for crop insurance. …

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3-on-3 Pro Basketball League OKs CBD

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The BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league made up of former NBA players, will allow its athletes to use cannabidiol, or CBD, for pain management, making it what’s the league says is first pro sports league in the country to approve the use of the cannabis compound. CBD comes from the …

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