Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Marijuana Legislation

Pa. Republican Lawmakers Say Marijuana Legalization ‘Inevitable’ Post-Pandemic

The pandemic has had a disastrous impact on these state economies and lawmakers have turned to an unlikely savior to increase tax revenue.

NY Lawmakers Want Marijuana Reform To Boost Post-Pandemic Economy

Lawmakers have reintroduced marijuana reform as a way to kickstart the economy once a semblance of normalcy returns.

3 House Bills Put Marijuana Laws In Perspective

When it comes to the cannabis industry, numerous changes occur at the state and federal levels — often in a short amount of time.

Will The SAFE Banking Act Pass As Part Of Coroanvirus Legislation?

The bill would allow banks to provide financial services to the cannabis industry without fear of federal prosecution.

New COVID-19 Relief Bill Includes Marijuana Banking Legislation

Due to the plant’s federally illegal status, many marijuana companies were denied relief assistance by the Small Business Administration.

Did Florida Knowingly Break The Law Regulating Medical Marijuana?

The problem began when the Florida legislature missed their deadline to pass a regulatory medical marijuana bill in 2017.

COVID-19’s Impact On Cannabis Industry Proves National Legalization Is Near

As it stands today, cannabis is federally illegal in the U.S., defined by the federal government as a Schedule 1 drug, along with heroin and LSD.

Joe Biden Adds Marijuana And Drug Reform To ‘Plan For Black America’ Agenda

Biden’s plan additionally calls for ending the sentencing disparity between crack and cocaine convictions, which data has shown creates harsher penalties for people of color.

Cities Have Ignored Marijuana Crimes To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

The Baltimore State Attorney wrote a letter along with 30 prosecutors advocating for measures to decrease the number of incarcerated people in prisons to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Secret Memo Shows Trump Administration Blocked Marijuana Research For Years

A secret memo released as part of a recent lawsuit demonstrates how the Trump Administration has quietly blocked marijuana research in the United States.

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What Is ‘Quaranteam’ And Is It Safe?

As the months pass and social distancing guidelines remain in effect, people are looking for ways to stay healthy and in touch.

The FDA Is Taking A Big Step Toward Prevention And Treatment Of COVID-19

Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled their steps to focus on not only preventing COVID-19, but treating the disease as well.

Japanese Company Claims To Make CBD Out Of Orange Peels

By using orange peels, this Japanese company removes the possibility of THC in its CBD products.

How To Clean Your Marijuana Gear Without Using Rubbing Alcohol

Sometimes you need rubbing alcohol for more mundane and non-related COVID-19 activities, like making sure your bong is clean and your hits don't taste strange.