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Latest News in Cannabis

  • July 22, 2024

    Iowa Defends New Hemp Law From CBD Cos.' Challenge

    A federal court should not interrupt Iowa as it continues to roll out new restrictions on consumables infused with hemp-derived THC, the state argued, saying there's been "no arbitrary enforcement" of the law, nor has its language proven to be "unconstitutionally vague."

  • July 22, 2024

    Nebraska AG Stops Shops From Selling Synthetic THC

    Six Nebraska smoke shops have agreed to stop selling synthetic THC products, according to an announcement by the state's Attorney General's Office, which has sued more than a dozen retailers for violations of state consumer protection and food safety laws.

  • July 19, 2024

    Pa. Court Asked To Weigh Rahimi Against Pot Patient Gun Ban

    The U.S. Attorney General's Office said that a Pennsylvania federal court considering the constitutionality of a federal ban on gun possession by medical cannabis patients should consider the U.S. Supreme Court's recent U.S. v. Rahimi ruling that upheld a gun ban for domestic abusers.

  • July 19, 2024

    RJ Reynolds Unit Gets FDA Approval For 7 Vuse Vapes

    A subsidiary of the tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds has secured permission from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell seven Vuse-branded vapes, with the agency saying the tobacco-flavored products could "benefit" smokers looking to quit cigarettes.

  • July 19, 2024

    Ex-Bronco Linebacker Sues NFL Over Denied THC Exemption

    A former linebacker for the Denver Broncos is suing the team and the National Football League, alleging they're violating the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act by denying him an exemption to use synthetic THC to treat his disabilities.

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