Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Week Of Aug. 6

While the August recess and upcoming November midterm elections continued to put a damper on marijuana reform efforts at the federal level, the last two weeks saw a number of important developments.

Why Are Marijuana Advocates Getting Pushed Out Of Florida’s Cannabis Industry?

A passion for cannabis and previous marijuana misdemeanor violations could prevent applicants from working in the industry.

Poll: One In Four Young Americans Consume Marijuana

These results fall in line with the average of 22% of young Americans that have answered yes when asked if they “smoke marijuana” in three polls Gallup conducted from 2015 to2017.

Congressional Bill Would Automatically Seal Non-Violent Cannabis Convictions

A bill introduced to Congress on Tuesday proposes that people convicted of drug possession or nonviolent marijuana crimes would have their records automatically sealed after one year, provided they don’t re-offend.

Cannabis Is Becoming A Truly Bipartisan Issue

The movement has champions on both sides of the isle, and that’s a very good thing.

How Trump’s Trade War Will Affect The Cannabis Vape Market

As China and the U.S. exchange blows in an all out trade war, many products, including the vape pens that we use for cannabis oil, will face taxes of up to 25 percent.

North Dakota Full Marijuana Legalization Measure Officially Makes November Ballot

The North Dakota ballot measure is somewhat radical, as it does not set limits on the amount of marijuana citizens can possess or grow.

UN Reviewing Marijuana’s Place With International Drug Treaties

The intergovernmental organization as a whole is reportedly diving in to determine whether it's necessary to restrict the herb under international law.

Californians Still Prefer Buying Marijuana That’s Off The Grid

Why are people who have been smoking pot all along not jumping on the legal weed bandwagon?

Why Have No States Legalized Marijuana Use For Pets?

Vets are fearful that engaging in cannabis-related treatment could jeopardize their professional license with federal authorities.