Activists behind a ballot referendum to legalize cannabis in Maryland launched a new ad campaign last week, urging voters to support the proposal when they go to the polls on Novem
Talk about standing up for the little guy. Yesterday, September 14, Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced new federal legislation with a clear focu
2nd time is a spell for social justice in massachusetts? Mass governor signs new cannabis social justice bill
States across the United States are doing their best to make their cannabis sectors conducive to operators and consumers. Massachusetts is no different. Last week, Massachusetts Go
Through Nina Zdinjak Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a compromise marijuana bill into law dealing with social justice and taxes. Thursday’s move comes nearly six year
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday signed legislation amending the state’s marijuana laws, approving the addition of social justice provisions and other changes to
The 2023 Farm Bill – What Could Change for CBD, Hemp-Derived Delta-8 and 9-THC, and FDA Regulations?
Industry experts are urging Congress to regulate CBD and hemp-derived compounds in the 2023 Farm Bill. What will the FDA do about CBD in edibles? Will hemp-derived psychoactive del
California’s Senate took new steps this week to control the precipitous rise in drug overdose deaths by passing legislation approving safe locations of use across the state.
A bill that would provide additional protections for workers in California who use cannabis around the clock is moving forward and could soon go to the Senate. The bill would outla
American lives have been uprooted for simple marijuana offenses – penalties for an activity now legal for various purposes in 38 states. However, new legislation would provid
Less than a week after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and two fellow Democrats introduced the bill, a Senate panel met Tuesday to consider a bill to decriminalize cannabis at
Did you hear the one about the 3 democrats who filed a marijuana legalization bill in the crooked republican senate?
After reading the attributions to the new Cannabis Administration Opportunity Act (CAOA) and checking in with our DC sources, I wish we could say we’re more opportunistic abo
Through Jelena Martinovic Two other Senate Democrats expressed support for US Senate legislation that would decriminalize and decriminalize cannabis at the federal level. The new c
The US House of Representatives this week passed legislation that would allow cannabis advertising on TV and radio stations. The legislation is part of the Financial Services and G
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday to extend federal law protections to attemptin
Through Nina Zdinjak A long-awaited US Senate bill that would decriminalize and de-schedule cannabis at the federal level while promoting social justice has finally been unveiled.
As Congress enters its traditional August recess — and this year’s midterm election draws closer — Senate Democrats finally seem poised to introduce a bill that w
House Committee rejects bipartisan spending bill amendment that improves veterans’ access to medical marijuana
Through Nina Zdinjak The House Rules Committee on Monday rejected bipartisan spending law changes aimed at improving veterans’ access to medicinal cannabis on procedural grou
Through Laura Goldstein At a recent House Rules Committee meeting, Representatives Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) supported research into alternative treatments for mili
The clinical study, conducted by researchers at NYU Langone Health and Baptist Health/Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute, found that an orally absorbed cannabidiol (CBD) pill “
Through Nina Zdinjak Former President Bill Clinton said on Tuesday that the results of a clinical study on the efficacy and safety of CBD as a treatment for post-operative pain are