Global pressure swells for cannabis reform
Another global body wants the UN to ease cannabis prohibition. The WHO policy committee reversal cites "the growing evidence for the medical applications".
Senate Bill 420 would legalize federally
US Senate Bill 420 would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, establish a federal excise tax and create a system for permitting legal commerce.
Cannabis revenue catching up with alcohol
States and localties are taxing cannabis at such a high rate that its much-smaller consumer base pay almost as much in taxes as the vast alcohol industry.
Cannabis wedding expo causing a buzz
Couples who want to mix cannabis into their nuptials should visit the Cannabis Wedding Expos in San Francisco, Denver and Las Vegas.
Magic mushrooms make ballot in Denver
This is no Denver omelet. City voters will consider making psilocybin mushrooms the lowest law enforcement there, now that cannabis is legal statewide.
Maryland legalization bills filed in both houses
Two companion bills in the Maryland state legislature would legalize marijuana while a third would pose the question to voters as a referendum.
Saving the history of cannabis prohibition
Have you ever heard the expression ‘those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it’? “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~George Santayana “… and those who do remember, are doomed to scream in frustration.” ~the meme-verse How often does one hear family stories like ‘grandfather was a moonshiner’ […]
Book covers cannabis, impact of medicalization
We're long overdue for a book that looks at what medical really means. "The Medicalization of Marijuana. Legitimacy, stigma, and the patient experience" covers that ground.
WHO offers new global cannabis policy
The international WHO issued its scientific recommendations on the therapeutic value and harms of Cannabis sativa. Countries like Uruguay and Canada have acted on their own to make reforms without waiting for UN approval.
Legalization has reached every continent but Antarctica. Part II
This Friday, pillars of the international cannabis community will be gathering in San Francisco, California, for the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC). Every ICBC is a meeting of the minds which features cannabis and hemp industry leaders, politicians and regulators, and others hoping to launch companies and their political careers. Now, with the World Health […]
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Gov urges end to MMJ smoking ban
Florida lawmakers imposed a smoking / vaping ban after voters passed a constitutional amendment legalizing medical cannabis. Governor DeSantis has told a press conference, "Whether (patients) have to smoke it or not, who am I to judge that? I want people to be able to have their suffering relieved."
Legalization has reached every continent but Antarctica. Part I
Pillars of the international cannabis community will be gathering in San Francisco, California on February 8, for the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC). Every ICBC is a meeting of the minds which features cannabis and hemp industry leaders, politicians and regulators, and others hoping to launch companies and their political careers. Now, with the World […]
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NM on the verge of legalization?
New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is yet another Democrat committed to making good on her promise to legalize cannabis in her state. On the campaign trail Grisham said, “I am committed to working with the Legislature to move towards legalizing recreational cannabis in a way that improves public safety, boosts state revenues, and allows for […]
HR 420 to legalize cannabis federally
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, January 9 introduced House of Representatives Bill H.R. 420, the Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol Act. “While the bill number may be a bit tongue-in-cheek, the issue is very serious. Our federal marijuana laws are outdated, out of touch and have negatively impacted countless […]
HF-420 proposes to legalize cannabis in MN
Another legalization bill numbered 420 is working its way toward becoming law. Last week was the federal HR-420. This time it is HF 420, to legalize cannabis by 2022 or earlier. Minnesota already has a medical marijuana program. State lawmakers introduced legislation January 28 to end marijuana prohibition in the state and replace it with […]
Vaping more potent than smoke?
There is a noticeable difference between smoking and vaporizing (vaping) cannabis. After many years of smoking-room discourse, researchers are offering some objective comparisons of the two effects.
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