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Thursday , 23 November 2017

Legalization

Cannabis Edible Research Uncovers Inconsistencies

Since the beginning, there has been debate, discussion and disgust on both sides of the aisle when it comes to cannabis edibles. It has bordered on the horrible, kids allegedly dying after ingesting a cannabis edible, to the terrifying, man ingest edible and kills wife, down to the utterly logical, the suggestion that cannabis edibles could and should be regulated ... Read More »

Quirk in Colorado’s Constitution Provides Residents with a Tax Free Cannabis Day

Coming to Colorado this September is one happy day for residents who enjoy cannabis. Quirk in Colorado’s Constitution Provides Residents with a Tax Free Cannabis Day Due to a blip in the Colorado Constitution, there will be one day of tax-free sales on Cannabis. This year that will be on Wednesday, September 16th. So, how did this happen? Well, Colorado ... Read More »

Delaware House Decriminalizes Possession of Cannabis

Last Tuesday, Delaware House lawmakers approved legislation that would treat simple cannabis possession and personal use by adults like a traffic violation. This would replace the current criminal penalties that come with expensive fines. This bill was passed in a House vote by 24 to 14. It will now head to the Senate. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell does support the ... Read More »

Texas Legalizes Cannabis Oil for Seizure Patients

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will sign a bill legalizing cannabis oil in Texas for epilepsy patients on the final day of his first legislative session. Abbott on Monday will join more than a dozen other U.S. governors who have signed nearly identical legislation in the past year. The list includes other top conservatives such as Florida Gov. Rick Scott and ... Read More »

Illinois Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill with Additional Language to Come

The Illinois legislature joined the movement to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of pot, passing a measure Thursday that would bar arrest for the offense. Carrying small amounts of marijuana would result in a fine instead of an arrest under a measure approved Thursday by the Illinois Senate. Low-level cannabis possession would go from a crime with fines up ... Read More »

Will Bernie Sanders Legalize if he Wins the Presidency?

Bernie Sanders — the U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful from Vermont — hasn’t been all that vocal on his stance regarding recreational marijuana legalization. But Sanders, the former four-term mayor of Burlington, Vermont, gave onlookers a hint at what’s to come in his Reddit AMA today. “Let me just say this,” Sanders started in reponse to a question about ... Read More »

Puerto Rico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

In a surprising move just after a public debate,  Puerto Rico’s governor signed an executive order which will authorize the use of medical cannabis in the U.S. territory. Puerto Rico Legalizes Medical Marijuana Governor  Alejandro Garcia Padilla shared publicly that the island’s health secretary now has three months to issue a report detailing how his order will be implemented, the ... Read More »

Branding Your Marijuana Business

Earlier in 2015, one of the most famous cannabis brands, Dixie Elixers, had no choice but to take its THC-infused drinks off the market. This move was due to the industry itself being so young, so untouched and so.. un-branded, that new laws that cropped up a couple of weeks later, required new packaging regulations for any recreational cannabis edibles. ... Read More »

Will a Republican President Kill the Growing Cannabis Industry?

As reported by Forbes, the election of a conservative Republican as President could roll back the gains made in the legalization of marijuana. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a bold stand recently and said if he were elected, he would work to reverse what has happened under President Obama. While its doubtful Christie would be elected President, it isn’t ... Read More »

Ruling on Cannabis Classification is a Disappointment for Activists

From the Associated Press – A federal judge in California declined Wednesday to remove marijuana from the list of most dangerous drugs, disappointing activists who saw the case as a chance to get closer to their goal of nationwide legalization. U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller said during a brief court hearing that she was initially prepared to rule that marijuana ... Read More »

Research Firm Focuses on Growing Cannabis Industry

Verabis, a primary research firm that focuses on the cannabis industry, wants to help you get to the bottom of this question and more. And they’ve got some data about the industry to share. Did you know that 70 percent of cannabis enthusiasts use cannabis product once or more a week? And four out of five of these people consume ... Read More »

Cannabis Industry News is Growing

With legalization, decriminalization and medical marijuana sweeping across the country, the need for media coverage on this subject continues to grow exponentially.   Cannabis Industry News is Growing Last month, a new local magazine premiered in San Francisco filled with stories about pot-friendly politicians and a comic book starring a joint-smoking dinosaur named Budzilla. The free publication, SF Evergreen, is ... Read More »