A tentative ceasefire between North Dakota’s previously anti-hemp governor and its lawmakers has been put into peril by two widely differing estimates on what it will take to legalize the plant in the state.  On Tuesday, Governor Kristi Noem presented a plan to a legislative committee to put $3.5... Read more
Helix Technologies Extends NY and ND Contracts, Delivers New Products to States Across the Country
PRESS RELEASE Denver, CO, March 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Helix Technologies, Inc, (OTCQB:HLIX) (the “Company”) the leading provider of critical infrastructure services to the legal cannabis industry, announced today that it has extended two Government Traceability contracts in New York and North Dakota, and will deploy... Read more
North Dakota marijuana legalization group will aim for November, not June ballot
February 11, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment Advocates seeking to plant marijuana legalization in North Dakota’s constitution have shifted their focus from the June primary ballot to the November general election. Petitions with at least 26,904 signatures of qualified electors would have been due Monday to Secretary of... Read more
Innovative Industrial Properties Acquires Properties in Pennsylvania and North Dakota and Enters Into Long-Term Leases with Grassroots SAN DIEGO, December 23, 2019–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIP), the first and only real estate company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IIPR) focused on the regulated U.S. cannabis industry,... Read more
An activist group in North Dakota has submitted language for an initiative petition that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state. The group, Legalize ND, turned in the required paperwork for the legalization initiative to the office of the secretary of state on Thursday. If the initiative succeeds at... Read more
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s pardon advisory board took a significant step Wednesday in wiping criminal records clean for 26 people with low-level marijuana convictions, a first under a new policy aimed at fixing problems the records have caused for people trying to find jobs and housing. With... Read more
A new North Dakota program to expunge the records of low-level cannabis offenders has seen few takers so far, leading state officials wondering how to better get the word out. Under the program, offenders with convictions for minor marijuana crimes can receive a pardon and have their records cleared... Read more
With support from the state’s Republican governor, North Dakota moved on Wednesday to allow thousands of individuals to potentially wipe their slate clean of low-level marijuana convictions. The state’s pardon advisory board unanimously approved the policy change, clearing the way for those residents to apply for a pardon for... Read more
North Dakotans likely to vote again on marijuana
It’s likely North Dakota voters will get an opportunity to vote on some form of marijuana legalization in the November 2020 election. The shape of any ballot measure will be decided over the next few months. David Owen, chairman of Legalize ND, which spearheaded the 2018 failed measure, held... Read more
North Dakota court says CBD status not a ‘matter of great public concern’
North Dakota’s highest court has decided not to rule on the legality of hemp-derived CBD, upholding a drug conviction for a vape-shop owner who sold CBD. The court said that the retailer, Falesteni A. Abu Hamda, should have made his CBD argument earlier instead of accepting the state’s case against... Read more

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