Mississippi Advocate Demands Cannabis Access: An Exclusive with Amy Smoot

Last month, the state of Mississippi held a meeting to discuss legalizing medical cannabis and why cannabis medicine is so essential for kids who suffer from seizures and other serious elements. High Times was contacted by cannabis warrior and concerned advocate Amy Smoot, who gave testimony at this meeting on…

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Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill expanding access to medical marijuana | KVUE

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday signed HB 1535, expanding the State’s medical marijuana program. The law goes into effect on Sept. 1. STORY: https://www.kvue.com/article/news/state/texas-news/gov-abbott-signs-more-bills-including-one-expanding-access-to-medical-marijuana/269-04aea2af-2876-4bf1-bce4-3055235fcf94 KVUE is Austin’s ABC affiliate station and has been delivering local news for Central Texans since 1971. Today it is owned by TEGNA, Inc., which…

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Louisiana Medical Marijuana Patients Gain Safe Access to Smokable Weed

State lawmakers in Louisiana approved a bill on Wednesday that allows patients in the state’s medical marijuana program to access smokable forms of cannabis. The measure, House Bill 391, was approved in the Louisiana House of Representatives by a vote of 76 to 17 after being approved by the state…

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Comprehensive Bill To Expand Access To Medical Cannabis In Public Schools Clears Colorado House

A bill that would expand access to medical cannabis in public schools in Colorado was passed by the state House of Representatives on Tuesday and is now headed to the desk of Democratic Gov. Jared Polis. The measure, Senate Bill 21-056, was approved by members of the House with a…

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Cannabuis Worldwide Ep.1 "REDBUDZ" PT.2 – TERRXNCE Talks medical marijuana access in the South.

Cannabuis Worlwide – A program informing Millenials, artists, and cannabis lovers alike, around the world how the marijuana industry can be profitable on a micro and macro scale. Cannabuis Worldwide Ep.1 “REDBUDZ”- TERRXNCE talks about medical marijuana access in the South. Budtending, and Half-Baked. https://www.instagram.com/theofficialterrxnce/ https://www.instagram.com/e.v0/ https://www.instagram.com/wpc_processing/ https://www.instagram.com/lanotfromcali/ Video Rating:…

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New Bill Would Give Cannabis Businesses Emergency Relief Access

A new bill has been introduced to Congress by a team of Democratic senators who think it’s unfair that cannabis businesses in legal states are excluded from federal aid while other businesses in the state are able to get a leg up with government-funded help. Like all other businesses, they…

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Colorado’s marijuana industry would get bank access, federal OK under bill from Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. But what are its chances?

WASHINGTON — The federal government would be forced to respect state laws on marijuana under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. The measure, which is welcomed by the cannabis industry but faces a tough path to becoming law, wouldn’t legalize the drug in states…

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Alaska House votes to limit access to marijuana convictions

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska House has passed legislation restricting access to records showing past convictions for simple marijuana possession. The measure is sponsored by Democratic Rep. Harriet Drummond. She says Alaskans should not be passed up for jobs or promotions for possessing something that is now legal. Alaska voters…

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Senators to U.S. Treasury: Preserve marijuana banking access

Published: Jan 19, 2018, 1:01 pm • Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 1:11 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A bipartisan group of 15 senators on Thursday joined the chorus of Congress members calling on the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s to keep intact marijuana banking guidance. FinCEN guidelines…

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