Marijuana Legislation

Maybe Medical Marijuana Isn’t The Opioid Epidemic Savior After All

A new paper published this week demonstrates medical marijuana laws and the opioid epidemic don't have the relationship that we think they do.

Did Canada Blow Its Chance To Be The World Cannabis Leader?

One investment banker says Canada “blew it” with regard to legalization, thanks to severe provincial and marketing regulations placed on the industry

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pushes Measure To Increase Psychedelic Research

AOC’s measure is an amendment to a large-scale appropriations bill that would remove a rider that prohibits any federal funding being spent on psychedelic research.

Former Congressman Believes U.S. Will Legalize Marijuana By 2022

Former Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher wants the American population to know that marijuana legalization at the national level is coming by the year 2022.

FDA Holds First Public Hearing On Regulating CBD

The CBD market could grow to as high as $22 billion by 2022. How the FDA decides to regulate the substance will play a significant role in how high that figure grows.

Sorry, But New York Probably Won’t Legalize Marijuana This Year

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo confessed this week that he doesn’t have the votes in the State Senate to push legalization forward.

Illinois To Become The 11th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Legislation from Illinois marks the first time a state has legalized commercial marijuana sales through the legislature instead of voter initiative.

TSA (Sort of) Allows (Some) Hemp-CBD Products on Flights

Even after the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill and the legalization of hemp, TSA continued not to differentiate marijuana from hemp and to treat all CBD products as illegal under federal law.

You’ll Never Guess Which Country Smokes The Most Weed

That honor would instead go to Nigeria, a country where 19.4% of the population over the age of 18 have consumed marijuana in the past year,

Southern Lawmakers Still Seem Apprehensive About Marijuana

In Alabama, a state where opioids are doled out with rabid enthusiasm, even the concept of medical marijuana is still difficult to embrace.