A court ordered the DEA to respond to a lawsuit that it has failed to act on a 2016 policy to expand the number of federally licensed cannabis cultivators.
Medical marijuana patients have long claimed that their use of dangerous pharma drugs goes down, now two studies confirm that observation.
Prohibitionists rail about the risks of driving high. Science shows that cannabis has only a minimal effect on it. Oklahoma puts it to the "drive-off" test.
More than 100 cannabusiness leaders from around the USA have formally asked Congress to remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) joined other trade organizations and policy groups — as well as dozens of cannabis businesses — in submitting a letter July 18 to members of Congress. It urges […]
Mikki Norris, Cannabis Consumers' Campaign and Ellen Komp of California NORML are among eight women featured in a Barcelona Cannabis Museum exhibition.
The advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project reports that there has been a great deal of progress so far in 2019, and likely more to come.
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This year's Seattle Hempfest promises to be another great one, despite the battles being waged to hold it back. Show your support by attending or donating.
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Utah continues to make small steps forward towards medical marijuana access. A state agency has announced its choice for seed-to-sale tracking software.
Lawmakers in several states have recently moved forward legislative proposals to either legalize or decriminalize marijuana-related activities. Here is a look at where some of these efforts currently stand. LEGALIZATION New Hampshire: By a margin of 209 to 147, House members voted late last week in favor of House Bill 481, which legalizes the possession and cultivate […]
WASHINGTON, DC — Representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) testified last week with regard to federal efforts to regulate domestic hemp production and the sale of certain hemp-derived CBD products. In December, Congress enacted legislation removing industrial hemp (defined as cannabis containing less than 0.3 percent THC) […]
SEATTLE, WA — The state-licensed cannabis industry gained over 64,000 new employees in 2018, and now employs over 200,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by Whitney Economics and the online content provider Leafly.com. The report, entitled Cannabis Jobs Count, identifies some 211,000 full-time jobs in the legal cannabis sector. This total increases to 296,000 jobs when ancillary […]
WASHINGTON, DC — The American Psychological Association (APA) is urging US Attorney General William Barr to review more than two-dozen pending applications for federal marijuana grow licenses. In a letter dated Wednesday, February 27, the association urged the Justice Department to “act immediately” on 26 applications pending before federal officials — applications which were initially submitted to […]
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