Monthly Archives: September 2021

Oklahoma Activists Finalize Language For Two 2022 Marijuana Ballot Initiatives

Oklahoma marijuana activists have finalized the language of initiatives to legalize adult-use marijuana and remodel the state’s existing medical cannabis program that they hope to place on the 2022 ballot. Oklahomans for Responsible Cannabis Action (ORCA) released draft versions of the proposals earlier this summer, and the group has been soliciting feedback on how best to […]

POLITICSUSDA Wants To Help Hemp Farmers Weed Out Weeds (But Not The Marijuana Kind)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is teaming up with university researchers to figure out the best ways to keep weeds out of hemp. To clarify, they want to develop strategies to stop invasive weeds from disrupting hemp cultivation. Not the marijuana kind of weed, but actual weeds. USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture […]

POLITICSNew York Marijuana Regulatory Board Is Officially Completed With Governor’s Final Appointments

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) on Wednesday announced her final two appointees to regulate the state’s adult-use marijuana market—a key step toward implementing the legalization law signed by her predecessor. Hochul named two additional Cannabis Control Board members weeks after the Senate confirmed previous appointees earlier this month. The newly named regulators—Reuben McDaniel III of […]

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