Saturday, March 28, 2020

Texas

This New Device Can Differentiate Between Hemp And Marijuana

Hemp and marijuana look similar, which is not great for police and hemp industry workers. This new device can help.

Why Marijuana Prosecutions Are Declining Across The Country

Though marijuana-related arrests have risen in recent years, those cases aren't being prosecuted at the same rate.

No, Drug-Sniffing Dogs Can’t Distinguish Between Marijuana And Hemp

Human technology and drug-sniffing canines have hamstrung prosecutors' ability to pursue marijuana convictions.

Texas Police Won’t Arrest Low-Level Marijuana Cases, Against the Governor’s Wishes

Texas lawmakers created a sticky mess by legalizing hemp,. Prosecutors and law enforcement won't pursue low-level marijuana cases.

Texas (Yes, Texas!) Will Have A Medical Marijuana Program — Sort Of

In a stunning turn of events, the Texas Senate unanimously approved the expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program to include more qualifying conditions and make the process easier for patients.

What In The Hell Is Texas Doing With Medical Marijuana And Decriminalization?

Will decriminalization and medical marijuana come to the Lone Star state, or will Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick block its passage?

Texas Continues To Take Baby Steps Towards Legalization

If Texas manages to pass the law, it would become the 25th state to decriminalize cannabis.

How Would Whole Foods Selling Marijuana Impact The Industry?

Although it could be some years before we start seeing major retail chains selling marijuana in the U.S., this concept will likely become part of the central vein of big business.

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