Colorado Releases Report on Impact of Cannabis Legalization

Colorado just released a new report from the state’s Division of Criminal Justice that is shedding light on the impact of marijuana legalization in the state, nearly eight years after voters there passed an historic ballot measure to end prohibition on pot. The report, released this month, provides a wide…

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Maryland Lawmakers Plan Cannabis Legalization Measure for 2022 Election

Maryland state lawmakers announced last week that the legislature will turn to the voters on the issue of cannabis policy reform by placing a marijuana legalization measure on the statewide ballot next year. Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne A. Jones said in a statement on Friday that she would…

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Higher education commissioner on vaccine mandates, possible marijuana legalization and more

Why are some students required to get vaccinated for COVID-19 but not all professors? Rhode Island Postsecondary Commissioner Dr. Shannon Gilkey weighs in on this, the impact of possible marijuana legalization on higher education and more. https://turnto10.com/news/local/rhode-island-senate-approves-legalizing-marijuana-for-adults Submit your questions about higher education to acullinane@wjar.com or tweet your question to…

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25% Federal Marijuana Tax, Not Enough Votes, Blocking the Safe Banking Act – Schumer’s Legalization Stumbles Out of the Gate

What we learned on the first real attempt to federally legalize marijuana in America Senator Shumer and Senator Booker have released their first attempt at Federal marijuana legalization called the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, weighing in at 163 pages.  After reading the reviews and the document, I wanted to…

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How Would Cannabis Legalization Affect The Industry? Hash it Out – Ep. 85 with Christina DiPaci

Hash it Out – Ep. 85 with Christina DiPaci of Paradiso Gardens The long-awaited federal cannabis bill from US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer along with Senators Cory Booker and Ron Wyden has finally been released. Well, a first draft of it anyway. In this episode, we’ll be speaking with…

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Did You Know Politicians from Legal Weed States are Voting No on Federal Cannabis Legalization?

Marijuana’s popularity has grown exponentially such that it is now as common as some staple foods. This is in part thanks to the states who have taken legalization seriously and positioned marijuana as one of the most sought-after substances in America.  People now take marijuana and indulge in it just…

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Is Brazil Getting Ready to Fast-Track Cannabis Legalization?

The Bolsonaro administration in Brazil has been vocal about its opposition towards cannabis. Whether it’s medical or recreational, they are not supporting it. This, despite the Latin American country having more than 212 million people, more and more of whom are slowly inching towards wider access for medical cannabis. A…

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How the Mexican Supreme Court’s Vote to Nullify Cannabis Prohibition Can Help American Legalization Efforts

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/mexicos-supreme-court-moves-to-end-marijuana-prohibition-itself-after-lawmakers-fail-to-act/ A few years ago the world took notice when the Mexican Supreme Court voted that “cannabis prohibition was a violation of the Mexican Constitution”. Why? Because unlike many of the other places that legalize cannabis, very few of them made it a constitutional right. In Mexico, the constitution is…

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Drug-Sniffing K9s Get Canned Following Legalization in New Mexico

Numerous police departments in New Mexico are the latest to lament the retirement of dogs that cannot make the distinction between cannabis—now legal in many states—and illegal drugs. The ramifications of using K9s to sniff out cannabis poses serious legal problems. On June 29, the Tucumcari Police Department posted a…

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Delaware Advocates React to Halt in Legalization Progress

Delaware was getting ramped up for possible legalization this legislative session. The possibility seemed promising, especially considering we’ve been watching the progress in Virginia, Connecticut and other newly legal states unfold. Now, however, it is not to be, as amendments have delayed any legal cannabis progress until at least 2022.…

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