The NBA Won’t Test For Marijuana, Outbreak of Harmful Vapes More Present In Illegal States

A congressman said on Wednesday that he intends to help bring the psychedelics reform movement to Capitol Hill “this year.” Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a longstanding champion of marijuana reform in Congress, made the comments at a symposium on psychedelics policy that was hosted by Harvard Law School’s newly established…

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Virginia Attorney General to Hire State’s First Cannabis Attorney

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring is currently seeking applications for an attorney to serve as the Commonwealth of Virginia’s first full-time, dedicated cannabis attorney, according to July 19 press release. The job description includes serving as general counsel to the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority while also assisting other Virginia…

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Have Marijuana Tax Revenues Fallen Short of the Mark for Many States?

If you want to make headlines, talk trash about cannabis. At least, this is what Glenn Youngkin found when he made the following comment; “Do not count on the revenue from legalized marijuana to amount to anything. It hasn’t worked in Colorado, it hasn’t worked in California, it hasn’t worked…

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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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Did You Know Politicians from Legal Weed States are Voting No on Federal Cannabis Legalization?

Marijuana’s popularity has grown exponentially such that it is now as common as some staple foods. This is in part thanks to the states who have taken legalization seriously and positioned marijuana as one of the most sought-after substances in America.  People now take marijuana and indulge in it just…

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New ‘Seeds of Change’ report rates states on cannabis equity, finds most lacking

New ‘Seeds of Change’ report rates states on cannabis equity, finds most lacking | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By…

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If Legalization is So Great, Why Are So Many Cities and Towns Opting Out of Their State’s Marijuana Licensing?

It is pretty disturbing that several municipalities, cities, and towns are refusing to participate in their state’s adult-use legal cannabis marketplace or programs. Cannabis experts and enthusiasts are asking why and this article provides some perspective on the issue.  In the United States of America, 16 states, including Washington D.C,…

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Delta-8 THC, We Hardly Knew Ya – Why the DEA and States Want It Banned

Every phenomenon that gets the attention of millions of people has a special trait that gets people’s attention. With cannabis, the attraction for some users is cannabinoids, the compounds in the cannabis plant responsible for getting people high and the source of most cannabis-related products such as CBD wellness products. …

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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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