Saturday, July 11, 2020

Marijuana Legislation

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.

Cory Booker: If Marijuana Is Essential Business, Legalize It Federally

Sen. Cory Booker called current federal marijuana laws “woefully outdated.”

New Mexico Gov. Regrets Not Legalizing Marijuana Pre-Coronavirus

Though legal cannabis won’t fix all the state’s economic problem, advocates suggest that it can be part of the solution.

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5 Video Games To Pair With Your Next High

Since playing video games is so engaging and attention grabbing, adding a joint to the mix doesn’t sound like a bad idea.

Do Elderberry CBD Gummies Boost Immunity?

These supplements boast of cold and flu prevention, allergy relief, and germ-fighting powers. Will popping these gummies will keep you from getting sick?

PSA: Don’t Drive High Even When Chased By An Ax Murderer

The video is the result of a partnership between the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ad Council.

RIP Lester Grinspoon: The Forbidden Cannabis Professor

Lester’s courage and intellectual integrity will always stand as a rebuke to the cowardice and dishonesty of the medical establishment.