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Life Sentence For Weed Possession? Mississippi Supreme Court Says ‘Yes’ If You’ve Got Priors

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld a life sentence for cannabis possession under the state’s violent habitual offender law.

SCOTUS Denies Workers Comp For Employees Seeking Medical Marijuana For Injuries

The justices are now asking the Biden administration to weigh in on the issue.

NC Senate Prioritizes Personal Income Tax Over Medicaid Expansion And Medical Marijuana Legalization

House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said the legal weed issue may have to wait, as he's dedicated to focusing on a budget agreement.

Weed Prohibition Still Official Stance Of Texas GOP As Marijuana Popularity Grows Among Residents

As expected, most of the legalization supporters are Democrats and young, with 79% of Democrats and 70% of independents backing cannabis reform.

Western Australia Premier McGowan Blasts Cannabis Legalization Proposal

“We do allow for medicinal cannabis for people with arthritis or cancer or those sorts of things. That’s the policy at this point," said McGowan.

Cannabis Insiders Split On Market Impact Of Inflation

"The entire cannabis industry is reeling from post-COVID drops in retail purchases, and now the wholesale market is following suit," said one insider.

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