Ohio lawmaker from Lake County introduces marijuana legalization bill

There’s yet another push to make the recreational use of marijuana legal in Ohio. And this attempt is coming from a pair of Republicans, including one from Lake County. On Tuesday, Representative Jamie Callender from Concord held a press conference to announce plans for new marijuana legislation. It’s separate, but…

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Cannabis Bill | Parliament under pressure to pass bill

Lobby groups are unimpressed with the current state of the Private Purposes Bill . They say the draft bill is unreasonable and maliciously limits users’ rights. Parliament is currently under pressure to pass it. eNCA’s Thulasizwe speaks to Ras Gareth Prince from the Cannabis Development Council of South Africa. Courtesy…

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Cannabis News: North Carolina Proposes a Medical Cannabis Bill

An updated proposal to allow medical cannabis in the state of North Carolina was passed by a state Senate panel this week, which comes one week following the commission holding a session to debate and accept modifications to the proposal. Although lawmakers did not vote on it then, senators passed…

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Who Buys 10 Ounces of Weed at a Time? Digging into Senator Schumer’s Maddening Marijuana Bill

As many Cannabis.net readers have read and shared our first review critical review of Senator Schumer’s Cannabis Administration and Opportuinty Act here, we decided to dig and look through some of the fine print of the new bill that would legalize marijuana at the Federal level. Cannabis has come a long way, from…

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New York Senator Introduces Cannabis Cultivation Bill

Senator Jeremy Cooney of New York introduced a bill on July 20 that would build upon the state’s recreational cannabis law with a focus on getting cultivation up and running. Cooney’s bill, Senate Bill S7295, would create an adult-use provisional cultivation license that would allow cultivators to begin planting very…

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First Recreational Marijuana Bill Introduced in Ohio

A pair of Buckeye State lawmakers are ready to put the “high” in Ohio.  On Thursday, two Democratic state House representatives there—Casey Weinstein and Terrence Upchurch—introduced legislation to legalize and regulate the cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana in the state. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, the bill is historic,…

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California Governor Signs Contentious Cannabis Overhaul Bill

California just signed a new law into effect that will consolidate the state’s cannabis programs into one department.  This was done to help simplify regulatory oversight and make access to licenses more clear and straightforward for those seeking to find them.  It would consolidate the three agencies that already exist…

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