Surgeon General States Support for Cannabis Decriminalization

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy (U.S.) spoke with CNN on July 18 in an interview about the pandemic, health misinformation and a brief question about cannabis. In the interview, Murthy was asked the question “Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced legislation this week to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.…

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California Moves Toward Psychedelic Drug Decriminalization with Sensational New Bill

Could California be on the brink of decriminalizing psychedelics? A proposal aiming to do just that passed a major legislative hurdle on Monday, as it was approved by the state Senate. The legislation now moves to the California General Assembly. Senate Bill 519 “would make lawful the possession for personal…

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GOP Lawmakers File Comprehensive Federal Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Two Republican members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Thursday that would effectively enact federal marijuana decriminalization. The measure, the Common Sense Cannabis Reform for Veterans, Small Businesses, and Medical Professionals Act, was filed by Congressional Cannabis Caucus co-chairs Rep. Don Young of Alaska and Ohio’s Rep.…

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Louisiana House Approves HB 652, A Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The Louisiana House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that effectively decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana. Under the measure, House Bill 652 (HB 652), possession of up to 14 grams (about a half an ounce) of cannabis would be punished by only a fine of up to…

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London Mayor Plans Commission To Study Cannabis Decriminalization

London Mayor Sadiq Khan will form a commission to study the potential of decriminalization of cannabis if he is re-elected next month, according to media reports from the United Kingdom. Khan was expected to unveil the proposal to study the health, economic, and criminal justice benefits of cannabis decriminalization on…

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South Dakota Governor’s Office Introduces Decriminalization Bill

To the surprise of many, South Dakota’s Governor Kristi Noem is considering a bill that would decriminalize cannabis in South Dakota. While Noem has been unflinchingly strict on cannabis before, she is now starting to loosen up a bit, though not enough for some advocates. The legislation, which is being…

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Is Cannabis Decriminalization the Short-Term Relief Entrepreneurs Need?

The complexity of the laws surrounding the cannabis industry makes it a very troubling scene for most entrepreneurs to venture into. Though the cannabis industry is very lucrative and boasts of great yield, there are still many things to consider before going all in. And of all the factors to…

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The World of Weed – Weed Talk NEWS Goes Legalization or Decriminalization

[embedded content] The cast of Weed Talk NEWs covers the marijuana industry in 15 minutes or less! What is new this week in the marijuana industry, both here and abroad?  The cast of Pro Cannabis Media’s Weed Talk NEWS breaks down this week’s cannabis industry news.  Jimmy Young of Pro…

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The Difference Between Decriminalization and Legalization (And Why You Should Care)

We’ve been seeing the words “decriminalization” and “legalization” being tossed around news headlines countless times over the last few years. On the surface, it can seem like both are good news when it comes to cannabis. They both are signs of progress, but there are huge differences between the two.…

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Pastors' Corner || Decriminalization of Marijuana- a Religious perspective || October 20, 2020

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