Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Marijuana Legislation

Newly Elected Colombian President Calls Out War On Drugs In Inaugural Speech, Asks For US Support

Petro called out the US and other developed nations to change and evolve drug policies that foster prohibition.

The (Possibly) Best and Worst Countries To Get Caught With Pot

Global possession laws vary, as do opinions on the best and worst places to get nabbed.

Weed Legalization Bill On Massachusetts Governor’s Desk Needs Reworking — Here’s Why

The state's House and Senate both passed cannabis compromise legislation poised to create a more equitable environment in the legal marijuana industry.

Here’s Why Arkansas Gov. Opposes Legalizing Weed

"It's going to take a lot of education in order to change that climate and to be able to show voters that this would be, in fact, harmful," said Gov. Hutchinson. By Nina Zdinjak Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is encouraging law enforcement...

Arkansas Cannabis Legalization Ballot Struck Down Despite Securing More Than Enough Signatures — Here’s Why

Responsible Growth Arkansas' attorney Steve Lancaster plans to appeal to the state Supreme Court.

Sen. Cory Booker Says He’s Optimistic About Federal Marijuana Decriminalization After Signaling Possible Compromise

In addition to expressing his optimism about reform, the senator stressed the importance of pushing for cannabis legalization on the federal level. 

State Lawmakers Call For Federal Marijuana Legalization And Banking Reform

Most of the discussion leading up to the vote focused on the need for federal banking reform. However, there was no debate on the language of legalization.

Sen. Cory Booker Open To Passing Marijuana Banking First, With This Condition

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is “open to compromises” when it comes to federal cannabis reform.

New Bipartisan Congressional Bill Seeks To Expunge Federal Marijuana Records

Cannabis reform advocates shared their support for the legislation.

New York Cannabis Sales Should Start Soon — Here’s What You Should Know

New York state businesses will soon start selling legal recreational marijuana. Here's what you should know about how it works.

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