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Drastic changes to New York’s medical marijuana program are tucked into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize recreational pot. From abolishing strict patient eligibility rules to permitting homegrown cannabis for medical use, the once anti-marijuana governor has seemingly conceded to many pro-cannabis demands. Notably, some of the existing medical marijuana companies in New York, which spent […]
The 2018 Farm Bill separated hemp from the legal definition of marijuana. Non-psychoactive cannabidiol (“CBD”) can be derived from hemp. CBD is seen as a highly marketable product with possible medical benefits. A non-psychoactive cannabis compound more commonly known as CBD is “poised to flourish” thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law by […]
A new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives appears ready to move on federal marijuana legalization, but there’s a roadblock in the Senate Although a feisty new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives appears ready to move on federal marijuana legalization, a roadblock in the Senate could foreshadow a showdown in the U.S. […]
Canadian capital’s bins haven’t been used enough to call police for pickup and disposal So you’ve made your way to Ottawa’s main airport for an international trip, bringing your passport, some of your destination’s preferred currency … and a couple of joints you honestly forgot were in your bag. Don’t worry. Airport officials have planned ahead. The Ottawa […]
The “First Church of Cannabis” wants to use marijuana in Indiana on the basis of religious freedom, but they were just dealt another blow by the state Court of Appeals. “Laws against the possession, sale and use of marijuana are designed to protect the health, safety and well-being of Hoosiers statewide,” Indiana Attorney General Curtis […]
Two years ago, the people of Florida overwhelmingly voted to approve Amendment 2, creating a constitutional right for those with medical conditions to seek treatment through medical marijuana. Two years later — where are we now? There are now over 150,000 patients licensed to use medical marijuana in the state of Florida. Most of the […]
Changes legalise production, import, export, possession and use of cannabis and kratom products for medical purposes. Thailand’s legislature has agreed to amend the country’s drug law to allow the licensed medical use of cannabis, as well as kratom, a locally grown plant traditionally used as a stimulant and painkiller. The Thai legislation on Tuesday passed […]
From hemp legalization to Jeff Sessions leaving the Trump administration, it’s been a great year for the push towards pot legalization This year wasn’t necessarily revolutionary when it comes to marijuana in America, but it was a year marked by numerous states continuing to push the legalization efforts of their neighbors. But supporters still say it was […]
From Canada to Michigan to California, marijuana legalization had a very big year. When we look back, 2018 may be the year in which marijuana legalization really won. Canada legalized marijuana, defying international treaties (which the US is also a part of) that prohibit fully legalizing cannabis. After legalizing marijuana in 2016, California opened the world’s biggest […]