The sponsor of a Washington State marijuana homegrow bill that died in committee this month tells Marijuana Moment that she’ll continue to advocate for the policy change and plans to introduce yet another legalization measure next year. “I am committed to this issue, and plan to run a bill again next session,” Rep. Shelley Kloba […]
“Will the agency continue to cling to its long-held ‘flat Earth’ position? Or will it finally take steps to move marijuana policy into the 21st century?” By Paul Armentano, NORML Hundreds of pages of recently released documents provided by the Department of Health and Services affirm what the overwhelming majority of the public has known […]
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“You never know when there is going to be a year where big decisions are made and you want to be able to talk to these people and express your point of view.” By Nancy Lavin, Rhode Island Current Spencer Blier was expelled from his first college for smoking weed, then spent the next decade […]
Committees in both Maryland’s Senate and House of Delegates heard testimony this week on legislation that would protect workers from being penalized for off-duty marijuana use. If the legislation is enacted, employers would instead have to demonstrate that an individual was impaired while on the clock in order to fire them or take other adverse […]
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“You’re going to see, when all this stuff settles, that we have lived up to the promise that we said we were going to do at the very beginning.” By Ben Botkin, Oregon Capital Chronicle Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday they have reached a tentative deal to create a new type of misdemeanor that would give […]
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A day after a Virginia House panel approved a new compromise bill to legalize retail marijuana sales, a Senate committee has also advanced the deal. Supporters hope both chambers can now pass identical legislation and send the consensus proposal to Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R), though he’s indicated he has no interest in signing either of […]
Adult-use cannabis sales in Virginia would finally begin in May 2025 under a compromise proposal that advanced in the state’s Democratic-controlled General Assembly.
The Mississippi health department plans to revoke the medical marijuana testing license belonging to Natchez-based Rapid Analytics.
A Canadian-Jamaican company comprised of former veterans of Steep Hill Labs and Canopy Growth Corp. has shipped what it claims is the first Drug Enforcement Administration-sanctioned export of cannabis products from Jamaica to the United States.
Ohio's top cannabis regulator plans to issue adult-use marijuana businesses licenses on Sept. 7 at the latest if infighting in the Legislature continues to halt momentum on establishing rules, certain tax rates and other policies.