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Schumer’s marijuana reform bill would create industry winners and losers, experts say

Since Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer unveiled a draft of his federal marijuana legalization bill in July, questions have begun percolating about what cannabis businesses stand to win or lose should the groundbreaking legislation become law. Longtime industry experts agreed that big, well-capitalized companies stand to reap the most gains in a post-federal legalization world, whether it’s […]

NC Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Another Senate Panel

Legislation to legalize marijuana for medical use in North Carolina has advanced through another state Senate panel. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation to legalize marijuana for medical use in North Carolina advanced through another Senate panel on Wednesday. Members of the Senate Finance Committee, which voted for the legislation, narrowed their review to fees and revenues collected […]

Ohio adds three health conditions treatable with medical marijuana

The State Medical Board of Ohio added the following medical conditions to its list of qualifying conditions, according to a Wednesday announcement: Huntington’s disease. Terminal illness. Spasticity. However, the board rejected petitions to add several other medical conditions to the list: autism spectrum disorder, restless leg syndrome, panic disorder with agoraphobia and spasms. There are now […]

Connecticut Governor Tells Lawmakers To Pass Marijuana Legalization Bill In Special Session Next Week

The governor of Connecticut on Thursday said he’ll be upset if the legislature fails to deliver him a bill to legalize marijuana in a special session that is set to take place next week. “I will be,” Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said in response to a report’s question about whether he’ll be disappointed if the […]

How to distinguish bad weed from good weed

What is top-shelf weed? First, let’s cover our bases and go over the common terms used when shopping for good weed. “Flower” refers to the dried and cured female cannabis plant’s blooms, often called “nugs” or “buds.” Flower is typically intoxicating — THC content is the primary indicator of euphoric potency — but some flower […]

SRhode Island Should Legalize Marijuana, Senate Majority Leader Says

The majority leader of the Rhode Island Senate says the state should join others that have recently legalized marijuana, and other top lawmakers who have in recent years been reluctant to advance the issue seem newly open to the idea as a way to boost the economy. “The time has come to legalize adult cannabis […]

Mississippi Officials Condemn Medical Marijuana Lawsuit In State Supreme Court Filing

In a new state Supreme Court filing, the Mississippi secretary of state and attorney general are condemning a “woefully untimely” lawsuit that seeks to overturn a medical marijuana initiative that voters approved during last week’s election. But the petitioners who brought the challenge are pushing back in their own filing. Days before the election, the […]

Texas Lawmakers Pre-File Marijuana Bills For 2021 Session

On the heels of five U.S. states voting to legalize marijuana in some form last week, lawmakers in Texas are getting a head start introducing a number of cannabis-related bills for next year, including several that would legalize it for adult use. The legalization proposals are among at least 13 pieces of marijuana legislation pre-filed […]

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