Marijuana Business News – Cheech and Chong Back Together, The Golden Goose Cannabis License, and Congress Votes on Weed?

[embedded content] Welcome back to this week’s Weed Talk NEWS with Jimmy Young o Pro Cannabis Media and Curt Dalton of Cannabis.net.  This week Solomon Israel of MJ BIZ Daily is off, so Debra Borchardt of the Green Market Report and Phil Adams of Vote Pro Pot Podcast carry the news…

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Bill To Regulate CBD As A Dietary Supplement Introduced In Congress

A bill that would allow CBD derived from hemp to be sold as a dietary supplement was introduced in the House of Representatives last week in a bid to jumpstart an industry hampered by inaction from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bipartisan measure, The Hemp and Hemp-Derived…

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34 Members of Congress are Fighting for the 250,000 Jobs the Cannabis Industry Creates in the US

Some Members of Congress are looking out for the Cannabis industry While this year’s presidential elections promises to be a whole bunch of “the same shit a different year” – in that, the democrats are probably going to try to force a candidate like they did last time and the…

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Colorado’s marijuana businesses should be eligible for federal coronavirus aid, Polis tells Congress

Colorado’s cannabis industry is allowed to remain open to provide “critical” services during the coronavirus pandemic, but because marijuana is a federally controlled substance, dispensaries and other businesses are ineligible to receive stimulus funds to help offset the economic impacts caused by COVID-19. Many say they’re struggling. Gov. Jared Polis,…

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Congress Holds Historic Vote Today on Federal Cannabis Legalization in the MORE Act

Congress Holds Historic Vote Today on Federal Cannabis Legalization in the MORE Act On Wednesday the 20th of November, 2019, The MORE Act or the “Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement Act” is expected to have a Judiciary Committee Vote. While certain analysts says this bill has a 1% chance of…

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All 50 State Banking Associations Call on Congress to Provide Cannabis Banking Services

All 50 State Banking Associations Call on Congress to Provide Cannabis Banking Services It’s already 2019, but cannabis companies are still struggling with a very basic business need: proper banking services. There are thousands of marijuana businesses launching in cannabis-friendly states every month, providing customers with cannabis for both recreational…

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US Congress Could Pass Game-Changing Bill That Protects Pot From Feds By Next Year

US Congress Could Pass Game-Changing Bill That Protects Pot From Feds By Next Year The STATES Act, an important piece of cannabis legislation, could actually pass next year – changing lives of millions of Americans in the process. The bill, which stands for The Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting…

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Marijuana advocate Rep. Dana Rohrabacher battling to keep seat in Congress

Published: Mar 12, 2018, 10:01 am • Updated: Mar 12, 2018, 10:06 am By Amy Taxin, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A well-known Republican on Friday filed papers to join a crowded field attempting to oust longtime GOP Congressman Dana Rohrabacher from his seat, one of four in…

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Veterans group ratchets up pressure on White House and Congress to support medical marijuana research

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 12:12 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 5:21 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research. In…

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