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Italian Supreme Court Decision Just Legalized Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Responding to a court case concerning a two plant pot grow, high court judges lifted all of Italy’s criminal penalties for home grown bud. Italian green thumbs were given an unsuspecting dose of holiday cheer last week, when the country’s high court passed a ruling that effectively legalized personal in-home cannabis grows across the European nation. According to the New …

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Majority of White Evangelical Christians Now Support Cannabis Legalization

The country’s most conservative voter base is finally ready to embrace legalization. America’s so-called moral majority is finally coming to terms with the country’s changing opinions on cannabis, with a new poll indicating that most white evangelical Christians now support marijuana legalization. According to the Christian Post, the new data comes from right-wing bastion Fox News, and found that 53% …

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Toking Tinsel: Elyon’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again. Whether you’re looking for a Christmas present for your spouse or a seventh Hanukkah gift for your aunt, giving is in the air. With legalization comes the spurring creation of more cannabis accessories than ever before.  From hi-tech smart rigs to perfectly simple one-hitters and everything in between, there are weed-themed options for everyone …

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Lawmakers Call on Attorney General to Allow State-Legal Weed in Federal Cannabis Researchers

Legislators from both sides of the aisle encouraged AG William Barr to remove cannabis research barriers and allow state-legal producers to provide product for clinical studies. A bipartisan group of Senators and Congress members joined forces late last week to call on federal officials to expand the scope of cannabis research and allow state-legal marijuana companies to participate in clinical …

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California County Will Fine Illegal Pot Growers $1,000 a Day Per Plant

To push back against the Golden State’s gigantic cannabis black market, officials in Stanislaus County are preparing to slap millions of dollars in civil fines on illicit cultivators.  In an effort to dissuade thousands of unlicensed cannabis growers operating in California’s central valley, officials in Stanislaus County are getting set to implement new civil fines against black market cultivators, potentially …

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California Cannabis Leaders Call for Meeting With Governor and Regulators to Discuss Industry Woes

After two years of legal sales, Golden State operators want Governor Newsom and the Bureau of Cannabis Control to make concrete changes to bolster the struggling industry. Business leaders in California’s growing cannabis industry are banding together to call on state regulators and Governor Gavin Newsom to step in and implement adjusted licensing and operating procedures to promote growth in …

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Cirque Du Soleil Founder Arrested For Growing Weed On Private Island

Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberté is currently awaiting trial in a Tahitian jail cell, but told police that the isolated cultivation plot in French Polynesia was for personal medical use only. If you’ve ever dressed up and taken a night out on the town to experience the insane athleticism and entertainment of a Cirque Du Soleil show, you probably know that …