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Kansas Lawmakers Consider Proposal To Jail Farmers Who Grow Hemp With Too Much THC

“The reason I’m bringing this forward is to make certain hemp is hemp and hemp growers do not get out of their lane.” By Tim Carpenter, Kansas Reflector State law enforcement, local prosecutors and a lobbyist convinced legalization of medical marijuana posed the greatest threat to quality of life in Kansas tried to quietly squeeze […]

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Biden, Harris And Top DOJ Official Promote Marijuana Pardons While Commemorating ‘Second Chance Month’

President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and a top Justice Department official all marked “Second Chance Month” on Friday by separately touting the administration’s mass marijuana pardons—the latest acknowledgement from the White House that cannabis reform is a focus heading into the November election. Amid heightened expectations about a possible federal marijuana scheduling action […]

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Justice Department Is Investigating Marijuana-Related Businesses Over COVID Relief Loans, Industry Sources Say

The Justice Department is investigating marijuana-related businesses that allegedly took coronavirus relief loans in violation of federal rules, with third-party actors leveraging a whistleblower policy that allows them to take a portion of settlement money if they report on the cannabis companies. Multiple sources in the cannabis legal space confirmed the trend with Marijuana Moment […]

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Vermont Senate Panel Previews Amendment Narrowing House-Passed Safe Drug Consumption Site Bill To Single Facility

A Vermont Senate panel this week discussed planned changes to a House-passed bill that would, in its current form, create and fund two overdose prevention centers in the state, where people could use currently prohibited substances in a medically supervised environment—part of a pilot program aimed at quelling the ongoing epidemic of drug-related deaths. The […]

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‘No reason’ for DEA to delay marijuana rescheduling, FDA chief says

There’s “no reason” for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to delay its long-awaited decision on moving marijuana from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3 of the Controlled Substances Act, the head of the Food and Drug Administration told a House committee.

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New Hampshire Governor Indicates He Won’t Sign House-Passed Marijuana Legalization Bill Unless Senate Makes Changes

Following the passage of a marijuana legalization bill on Thursday by New Hampshire’s House of Representatives, Gov. Chris Sununu (R) is signaling that he’s against the legislation in its current form but could still ultimately get on board if changes are made in the Senate. The comments from the governor’s office came in response to […]

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Amended Nebraska Bill Reduces Proposed Hemp And CBD Tax Rate From 100% Down To 25%

An amendment to a Nebraska tax bill on Wednesday reduced a proposed tax on hemp and CBD that was initially set at 100 percent. The new rate, 25 percent, is significantly lower but still far greater than sales tax rates that most states impose on the federally legal products. The change to LB 388’s hemp […]

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