Tag: black market

California Black Market Vape Carts Cause 21 Cases Lung Disease

Doctors in Kings County, in California’s Central Valley, saw a small but higher than normal number f patients with lung disease over recent months. Initially, patients presented with characteristics of pneumonia or bronchitis, like weakness or shortness of breath. But when placed on standard antibiotic treatment, they did not improve. After their health further deteriorated, […]

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Mexico Legal Cannabis Is Coming

A recent Supreme Court ruling and newly-elected government suggest Mexico could soon follow Canada down the road of cannabis legalization. Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Oct. 31 – for the fifth time since November 2015 – that a total prohibition of recreational marijuana consumption is unconstitutional. By reaching five similar rulings, the Supreme Court crossed the […]

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OLCC Suspends New Recreational Marijuana Licenses

In a bureaucratic effort to control regulation and put a stop to black market weed created by “overproduction”, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission(OLCC) announced Wednesday it will temporarily pause approval of new recreational marijuana production applications. The OLCC licensing staff will shift focus to only process recreational marijuana license renewals and applications for recreational marijuana […]

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Oregon Prosecutor Says There is Too Much Marijuana

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon’s top federal prosecutor said Friday the state has a “formidable” problem with marijuana overproduction that winds up on the black market and that he wants to work with state and local leaders and the pot industry to do something about it. U.S. Attorney Billy Williams convened the unprecedented summit of influential federal […]

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