Saturday, September 19, 2020

Marijuana Legislation

Trouble: Trump Spares Drug Czar From Massive Budget Cuts

Less than three weeks after proposing a controversial gutting of the drug czar's office, the White House reversed course on Tuesday.

Shocker: Vermont Governor Rejects Bill To Legalize Marijuana

The Republican governor, who has long opposed to cannabis regulation, said he is open to working with lawmakers over the summer.

How The Weed Industry Is Fighting The New War On Drugs

A recent Wired feature showcases companies that support the cannabis industry in crucial ways against the new war on drugs.

Here’s How Banks Are Screwing Marijuana Consumers Every Day

Inside the conflict between state and federal laws that discourage banks from working with marijuana-related businesses even in legal cities.

Why Is John Morgan Investing $100M In The Weed Industry?

Florida attorney John Morgan is on the verge of investing around $100 million to get a piece of the state’s newfound cannabis trade.

Difficult Menstruation Can Now Score You Medical Marijuana In New York

A bill allowing cannabis as a qualifying condition for difficult menstruation and menstrual cramps passed the New York Assembly Health Committee on Tuesday.

The Fresh Toast Marijuana Legislative Roundup: May 22

The fight to legalize weed in the United States made some significant strides last week. Read all about it in our Marijuana Legislative Roundup for May 22.

Are ICE Agents Using Marijuana As An Excuse To Arrest Immigrants?

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported a 40 percent increase in the arrest of immigrants in the first 100 days of the Trump administration.

Washington State Will Be The First To Do What With Cannabis?

Cannabis consumers in the state of Washington state will soon be able to confidently purchase their herb free of pesticides and fungicides.

Here’s The One Thing The Marijuana Industry Should Fear Most

Marijuana Business Daily reports rec marijuana sales could increase by 45 percent next year, and the marijuana industry could bring in $70 billion by 2021.

Latest News

Cannabis During Breast Cancer Treatment: What Are The Benefits?

Well-known organizations like the American Cancer Society have already had frank discussions about the benefits of CBD and cannabis during cancer treatment. 

Top 5 Fresh Toast Stories Of The Week: Sept. 18, 2020

ICYMI: Here are the headlines making news this week on The Fresh Toast.

Why What You Drink First Thing In The Morning Is So Important

What you drink in the mornings can have an impact on the rest of your day. Here's what nutritionists have to say on the kind of drinks you should consume and avoid.

Vermont Takes A Step Closer To Legalization

Vermont had previously legalized recreational marijuana, but not cannabis sales. The new bill would prioritize small and minority-owned businesses for licenses.