Mexico is poised to become the world’s most-populous country with legal marijuana and hemp next month – and, unlike its northern neighbor, Mexico is setting nationwide regulations to cover all forms of cannabis, no matter the THC content, instead of having a patchwork of laws for the two plants. That could potentially…see the full article here.
LA Marijuana dispensaries are ‘essential’, allowed to stay open during coronavirus order
With California residents being asked to stay at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and all “non-essential businesses and areas” being closed down, officials in Los Angeles are making sure that marijuana is still available to the public.Marijuana dispensaries are being deemed as “essential businesses,” as they are allowed to…read the full CNN article here.
Chicago Suburban Voters Approve of Marijuana Sales in their Neighborhoods
Bud was on the ballot Tuesday in some Chicago suburbs — and a vast majority of voters said “yes” to allowing recreational pot sales in their hometowns. A majority of voters in Naperville, Rosemont, Cicero, Northlake and Westchester cast ballots in favor of allowing weed to be sold to adults for recreational use. Meanwhile, voters… Continue reading Chicago Suburban Voters Approve of Marijuana Sales in their Neighborhoods
San Francisco dispensaries allowed to stay open despite coronavirus shutdown order
San Francisco officials are allowing cannabis businesses to remain open while many other stores are shut down over the next three weeks as the city goes to extreme lengths to fight the coronavirus pandemic. City officials originally told cannabis stores they had to close on Tuesday because of the city’s order one day earlier to… Continue reading San Francisco dispensaries allowed to stay open despite coronavirus shutdown order
New Law Brings Texas One Step Closer to Legalizing Marijuana
Texas is one step closer to joining the 34 states where medicinal marijuana is legal after state legislators passed a law written by North Texas Republican representative and registered nurse Stephanie Klick to expand the conditions that can be treated with medicinal cannabis. Although the law narrowly defines which conditions can be treated with medicinal marijuana,… Continue reading New Law Brings Texas One Step Closer to Legalizing Marijuana
Wine vs. weed in Napa Valley
Napa County has explicitly banned commercial cannabis growing in its unincorporated rural areas, where most vineyards lie. Local farmers and winemakers are keen on protecting Napa, but they have philosophically opposing views on how weed could affect the regi…
Trump administration doubling down on anti-marijuana position
Analysts previously predicted Donald Trump might support marijuana legalization to boost his chances of re-election this year. Instead, the opposite has happened. The Trump Administration has proposed…get the full details here.
Marijuana legalization is about to have a huge year
A marijuana-themed neon sign on display at the Cannabis World Congress in Los Angeles on September 27, 2018. | Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images At least 18 states stand to loosen their marijuana laws this year. It looks like 2020 could be a very big yea…
White Weed Entrepreneurs Are Gaming Programs Meant to Help People of Color
The crowd started to gather outside the narrow storefront at about 11 p.m. on December 20. The grand opening the following morningof Berner’s on Haight, San Francisco’s newest legal cannabis storewas apparently worth queuing up for all night long. While th…
Does Cannabis Have a Shot at Being Federally Legalized?
At this moment, 11 American states and Washington, D.C. now have adult-use cannabis legislation law on its books. When it comes to medical, 33 states have passed regulations. Additionally, 24 states and the country’s capital decriminalized marijuana in some form or another. With over half of the United States passing cannabis legislation, some wonder…get the… Continue reading Does Cannabis Have a Shot at Being Federally Legalized?