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Monthly report: August 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 102 influencers like The Cannabis Times and OaksterdamUniversity, discussing hashtags such as #cannabis , #CannabisCommunity and #FreeMichaelThompson.
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If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison?

On Aug 1, 2020
@PoliceForReform shared
RT @BruceBarcott: We ran this profile last month @Leafly. Last week Michael Thompson, 69, was hospitalized w/COVID. He’s serving 60 yrs in prison for a marijuana sale 25 yrs ago. Michigan @GovWhitmer can free him before he dies. Her contacts are @ the end of this article. https://t.co/AxPEezkcA8
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The Michigan man, 69, sold three pounds of weed in 1994. It's time for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to set him free.

www.leafly.com
On Aug 1, 2020
@PoliceForReform shared
RT @BruceBarcott: We ran this profile last month @Leafly. Last week Michael Thompson, 69, was hospitalized w/COVID. He’s serving 60 yrs in prison for a marijuana sale 25 yrs ago. Michigan @GovWhitmer can free him before he dies. Her contacts are @ the end of this article. https://t.co/AxPEezkcA8
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If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison?

If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison?

The Michigan man, 69, sold three pounds of weed in 1994. It's time for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to set him free.

Louisiana Law Allowing Medical Marijuana For Any Debilitating Condition To Take Effect

On Aug 1, 2020
@MarijuanaPolicy shared
As of today, Louisiana’s list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis has gone from one of the most restrictive to one of the more expansive! https://t.co/vfxPWE1fBR
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A new Louisiana law significantly expanding the state’s medical marijuana program officially takes effect on Saturday. This comes two months after the legislature approved the bill and Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) signed it. ...

www.marijuanamoment.net
On Aug 1, 2020
@MarijuanaPolicy shared
As of today, Louisiana’s list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis has gone from one of the most restrictive to one of the more expansive! https://t.co/vfxPWE1fBR
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Louisiana Law Allowing Medical Marijuana For Any Debilitating Condition To Take Effect

Louisiana Law Allowing Medical Marijuana For Any Debilitating Condition To Take Effect

A new Louisiana law significantly expanding the state’s medical marijuana program officially takes effect on Saturday. This comes two months after the legislature approved the bill and Gov. ...

Dominica ‘forging ahead’ with marijuana industry, prime minister says

On Aug 3, 2020
@cannabis_times shared
Dominica ‘forging ahead’ with marijuana industry, prime minister says https://t.co/4Gpt7IBxRO
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Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said a draft bill paving the way for a regulated marijuana industry will be presented to parliament in the coming weeks. “The Government will forge ahead on the matter of developing a revenue stream, and foreign exchange earnings from a marijuana ...

mjbizdaily.com
On Aug 3, 2020
@cannabis_times shared
Dominica ‘forging ahead’ with marijuana industry, prime minister says https://t.co/4Gpt7IBxRO
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Dominica ‘forging ahead’ with marijuana industry, prime minister says

Dominica ‘forging ahead’ with marijuana industry, prime minister says

Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said a draft bill paving the way for a regulated marijuana industry will be presented to parliament in the coming weeks. “The Government will forge ...

Marijuana Stocks Continue To Be A Safe Haven From The Larger Stock Market

On Aug 3, 2020
@MarijuanaStocks shared
Marijuana Stocks Continue To Be A Safe Haven From The Larger Stock Market #marijuanastocks #potstocks #stocks #gains https://t.co/BVwnDe9xu4
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Why These Marijuana Stocks Have Continued to Grow Marijuana stocks have not…

marijuanastocks.com
On Aug 3, 2020
@MarijuanaStocks shared
Marijuana Stocks Continue To Be A Safe Haven From The Larger Stock Market #marijuanastocks #potstocks #stocks #gains https://t.co/BVwnDe9xu4
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Marijuana Stocks Continue To Be A Safe Haven From The Larger Stock Market

Marijuana Stocks Continue To Be A Safe Haven From The Larger Stock Market

Why These Marijuana Stocks Have Continued to Grow Marijuana stocks have not…

McConnell Mocks Pelosi’s Support For Cannabis In Coronavirus Bill

On Aug 4, 2020
@HIGH_TIMES_Mag shared
“I don’t agree with you that cannabis is not related to this..” @SpeakerPelosi #coronavirusbill https://t.co/5YYgqcAq1B
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Another day, another instance of White House in-fighting about hot topic issues.

hightimes.com
On Aug 4, 2020
@HIGH_TIMES_Mag shared
“I don’t agree with you that cannabis is not related to this..” @SpeakerPelosi #coronavirusbill https://t.co/5YYgqcAq1B
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McConnell Mocks Pelosi’s Support For Cannabis In Coronavirus Bill

McConnell Mocks Pelosi’s Support For Cannabis In Coronavirus Bill

Another day, another instance of White House in-fighting about hot topic issues.

Arizona Gov. Opposes Cannabis Legalization Initiative

On Aug 4, 2020
@ganjapreneur shared
Arizona Gov. Doug Rucey said the state’s ballot initiative to #legalize #cannabis is “a bad idea based on false promises” and that he will vote against the measure. #Arizona https://t.co/DTsiLq1FDf
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In a statement of opposition, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) called the state’s cannabis legalization ballot initiative “a bad idea… Read More

www.ganjapreneur.com
On Aug 4, 2020
@ganjapreneur shared
Arizona Gov. Doug Rucey said the state’s ballot initiative to #legalize #cannabis is “a bad idea based on false promises” and that he will vote against the measure. #Arizona https://t.co/DTsiLq1FDf
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Arizona Gov. Opposes Cannabis Legalization Initiative

Arizona Gov. Opposes Cannabis Legalization Initiative

In a statement of opposition, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) called the state’s cannabis legalization ballot initiative “a bad idea… Read More

Recent Survey Suggests Cannabis is Becoming a Bipartisan Issue in Michigan

On Aug 4, 2020
@HIGH_TIMES_Mag shared
New data shows possible bipartisanship when it comes to cannabis. But are the numbers accurate? https://t.co/EmwzhoH5bZ
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New data shows possible bipartisanship when it comes to cannabis. But are the numbers accurate?

hightimes.com
On Aug 4, 2020
@HIGH_TIMES_Mag shared
New data shows possible bipartisanship when it comes to cannabis. But are the numbers accurate? https://t.co/EmwzhoH5bZ
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Recent Survey Suggests Cannabis is Becoming a Bipartisan Issue in Michigan

Recent Survey Suggests Cannabis is Becoming a Bipartisan Issue in Michigan

New data shows possible bipartisanship when it comes to cannabis. But are the numbers accurate?

VAPI anniversary: Killer chemicals still on the streets

On Aug 5, 2020
@Leafly shared
ATTN: Tainted vapes are still out there. Beware any promises of flavoring like "Grape Ape." Additives can be extremely dangerous.https://t.co/8JMrBHi0Q8
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Oregon regulators move to ban vape additives. One year after the first reports of VAPI, the issue of tainted vapes has not gone away.

www.leafly.com
On Aug 5, 2020
@Leafly shared
ATTN: Tainted vapes are still out there. Beware any promises of flavoring like "Grape Ape." Additives can be extremely dangerous.https://t.co/8JMrBHi0Q8
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VAPI anniversary: Killer chemicals still on the streets

VAPI anniversary: Killer chemicals still on the streets

Oregon regulators move to ban vape additives. One year after the first reports of VAPI, the issue of tainted vapes has not gone away.

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Cannabis Times offers a convenient stream of cannabis updates about science, politics, and products!

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Oaksterdam University offers quality training for the cannabis industry led by a faculty comprising of leaders in the cannabis legalization movement! Est. 2007

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Medical & adult-use cannabis news, strains, events and more from the world’s cannabis information resource. Following our account confirms you're 21+ years old.

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Daily news & info for marijuana dispensaries/retail shops, growers, vendors and industry professionals - written by journalists for serious businesspeople

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Connect with cannabis enthusiasts & find the best cannabis through our FREE app available on iOS and Android! Need help? Email [email protected]

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Info on publicly traded companies forming or operating in the emerging legal marijuana (cannabis) industry. Tweets are not recommendations to buy or sell

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Ganjapreneur is the industry leader in cannabis business news & commentary. Visit https://t.co/UkSWIjuVqj for news, exclusive podcasts & business profiles.

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Executive Director of Harborside Health Center

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NCIA is the only org representing cannabis-related business at the national level. We promote growth of a responsible, legitimate cannabis industry.

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Police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals working toward drug policy, criminal justice, and public safety solutions.

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The Marijuana Policy Project is working to end marijuana prohibition and replace it with a system in which marijuana is regulated similarly to alcohol.

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Cannabis Events throughout the US

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I Tweet #marijuana #news from #usa and #canada. I say what I feel, may not be #politically correct. No stomach for ideas, cursing, and #government disregard?

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Entrepreneur. Head always on a swivel. Making my own luck in 2017. I invest in people. America 1st! #poyb #truth #ptsd

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