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Senate Democrats on Thursday urged Congress to pass legislation that bars federal authorities from interfering with medical marijuana programs, saying the Trump administration appears to be readying a crackdown on life-changing cannabis care. Bipartisan bills in the House and Senate would allow patients to access medical marijuana in states that allow it without fear of […]
In a sweeping rewrite of the voter-passed marijuana legalization measure, House leaders will advance a bill Wednesday that would more than double the total tax on recreational pot and give municipal officials — instead of local voters — the power to ban cannabis shops and farms. The legislation immediately faced blowback from advocates, who said […]
Last-minute bargain hunters win the day at dispensaries on the cannabis holiday 420. A new report from the marijuana market data company Headset found that cannabis consumers like to do their 420 shopping when the festivities begin and not in advance. Then they get caught up in the fun and throw lots of new products […]
That’s a scenario being pushed in an intriguing new report by VolteFace, a UK drug policy think tank. Though focused mainly on the United Kingdom, where popular pressure is building for legalization, the report makes a fairly compelling case for the “virtualizing” of the global cannabis business—where all products are ordered online and delivered directly […]
Each year on 20 April marijuana advocates around the world, from Amsterdam to California, celebrate cannabis culture – whether it’s legal or not. Last year more than 1,000 people gathered in London’s Hyde Park to mark 4/20, smoking joints together at the designated time while calling for cannabis to be legalised. But why are the […]
“Cannabis is the next great American industry,” says Troy Dayton. As CEO of Arcview Group, Dayton works with over 650 high-net-worth investors who have poured more than $100 million into cannabis-related startups since 2010. He calls early investors in the burgeoning marijuana industry “pioneers” who are hoping to stake their claims in the Green Rush. […]