U.S. House Of Representatives Again Passes Cannabis Banking Safeguard Amendment

Today in cannabis news: State authorities in New York predict that cannabis tax revenue will eventually close a budget deficit caused by falling tobacco sales; while Amazon reiterates its backing for legalizing cannabis in the U.S., the corporation states that it has no position on cannabis “regulation, permitting, taxation, or…

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EBCI Passes Medical Marijuana – North Carolina now has legal medical marijuana!

Congratulations to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for their great leadership and compassion. Congratulations to the Cherokee people who are rewarded access to safe and effective medicine. reported by SCOTT MCKIE B.P. of theonefeather.com Council passes medical marijuana ordinance

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U.S. House Panel Passes Conflicting State Cannabis Program Protection Measures

Today in cannabis news: In a new advisory, Florida state officials criticize hemp goods coming from the state of Oregon and urge residents to shop locally; the Governor of Colorado announces the creation of a new cannabis business office with an emphasis on social equity; and a new amendment to…

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Paying Our Respects to Revolutionary Educator and Hashmaker: Frenchy Cannoli Passes Away

According to a heartfelt post on Instagram by his wife Kimberly, the beloved hashish and cannabis concentrate teacher, consultant, artisan and activist Frenchy Cannoli passed away on July 18. Cannoli passed away due to surgery complications—which was unexpected, according to his family.  Cannoli was known for his “unmatched” hash, and…

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Illinois Legislature Passes New Bill to Expand Cannabis Licensing

More than 100 additional recreational marijuana dispensaries will be coming to Illinois under a bill approved by state lawmakers last week. The measure, HB 1443, received nearly unanimous approval from the state Senate on Friday after being passed by a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Passage…

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Alabama Legislature Passes SB 46 To Bring Legal Medical Cannabis To The State

A senate bill to legalize medical marijuana in Alabama, SB 46, is now heading to the governor’s desk.  The bill cleared its final hurdle in the state legislature on Thursday, when it passed out of the state House of Representatives by a vote of 68 to 34. The legislation passed out…

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Idaho Senate Passes Bill (SB 1218) To Ban Marijuana Advertising

In a move that could limit the options of advocates promoting cannabis legalization initiatives, the Idaho Senate approved a bill on Wednesday that would ban advertising for marijuana in the state. The Senate passed the measure, SB 1218, with a vote of 21 to 14, sending the legislation to the…

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Tennessee Congress Passes SB 118, Sending Limited Medical Cannabis Bill To Governor’s Desk

The Tennessee Senate passed a bill on Tuesday, SB 118, that establishes a strictly limited medicinal cannabis program for patients with certain qualifying conditions. The move comes following a compromise reached between senators and members of the Tennessee House of Representatives, where a bill to establish a more extensive medical…

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Texas House Passes HB 1535 To Expand The State’s Medical Cannabis Program

Texas passed a bill through the House of Representatives today, titled HB 1535, that would expand the state’s medical cannabis program to cover more conditions, and therefore, service more people who rely on the plant. Under HB 1535, the Texas medical cannabis expansion would cover chronic pain, all forms of…

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Colorado Senate Committee Passes Bill (HB 21-1090) to Double Legal Cannabis Possession, Clear Past Convictions

It’s possible that Colorado could end up with double the legal amount of cannabis possession allowed, but HB 21-1090 is still making its way through the state legislative process.  The next step for the bill was a state Senate committee hearing April 22, through which, according to NORML, the bill…

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