How to Solve the Diversity Issue within the Cannabis Industry

How to Solve the Diversity Issue within the Cannabis Industry With the legal cannabis industry growing at an exceptional pace over the years, we are beginning to see a few unforeseen issues arise. One of these issues relates to “racial disparities” within the industry. Currently, the industry is predominantly run…

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Legalized Cannabis will Boost the Economy but it won’t Solve the Debt Crisis

No, Cannabis won’t Solve the Economic Problem, but it will help! There is a common misconception being spread by a select few cannabis advocates that need to be toned down. It’s the idea that “Legalizing cannabis will save the economy”. The fact of the matter is that legalizing cannabis would…

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Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 5:04 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As it slowly acknowledges the depths of the opioid epidemic, Congress is failing to recognize that medical marijuana may be a simple and effective solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer said Wednesday. The…

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Connecticut eyes legalizing recreational marijuana to solve budget woes

Published: Mar 13, 2017, 8:58 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2017, 8:58 am By The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut’s continuing fiscal woes, coupled with a new law that fully takes effect next year in neighboring Massachusetts, have prompted state lawmakers to take their most serious look yet at…

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Congressman Blumenauer: Medical Marijuana Could Help Solve Opioid Abuse Epidemic

Today, on the House floor, Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) addressed the serious opioid abuse epidemic across America, highlighting medical marijuana as an alternative to highly addictive prescription opioids in treating chronic pain. In his remarks, Representative Blumenauer called for further reforms to our medical marijuana laws, including making sure our…

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