FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb restated that CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or health products without approval from his agency. This week, the FDA announced that despite the Farm Bill’s legalization of hemp, CBD products remain illegal, as CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore unlawful to add to […]
This week, the U.S. House and Senate approved the 2018 Farm Bill, which included language to federally legalize industrial hemp. Elsewhere, in California, the Bureau of Cannabis Control released its proposed permanent cannabis regulations. Here, we’ve rounded up the 10 headlines you need to know before this week is over. Federal: After months of debate and […]
Moulton has partnered with Rep. Matt Gaetz to introduce a trio of bills that would nudge the VA to better integrate cannabis into the treatment it provides veterans. Millions of American military veterans—more than 1 in 5, according to an American Legion survey—use marijuana to treat a medical ailment. But many of those veterans say […]
The government is drafting legislation to govern the cultivation and export of medical marijuana amid opposition from the Georgian Orthodox Patriarchate church. Georgia became the first former Soviet country to legalize cannabis consumption in July, but has since struggled to draft legislation to legalize medical marijuana production and export, which Finance Minister Ivane Machavariani estimated would generate GEL 1 […]
State banking bill remains in committee and will not be turned into law in 2018, but cannabis businesses owners are granted business tax deductions. California Growers Association (CGA) Executive Director Hezekiah Allen had “some good news and some bad news” for California cannabis industry stakeholders in the wake of several committee hearings in California’s legislature. […]
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu on Tuesday signed a bill to decriminalize cannabis possession, removing criminal penalties for having up to ...
If you’re an American living in a legal weed state, more than likely you’d have a better chance of finding someone to recommend, grow and sell you an eighth of Granddaddy Purple Kush before you found the perfect dental hygienist to clean your teeth. That’s because the legal marijuana industry, whether operating in states with […]