Month: February 2019

Members of the New York City Council held the first of three hearings on Wednesday to discuss the NYCC Progressive Caucus’s #MarijuanaJustice package, which calls on the state and federal agencies to legalize marijuana and take action to undo the damage prohibition has caused. And according to the latest numbersContinue Reading

Vermont’s Senate is poised to give final approval to legislation establishing a commercial recreational marijuana market, after giving a preliminary thumbs-up by a lopsided 23-5 margin. The bill will receive a final Senate vote – probably on March 1 – before heading to the House, where it is expected toContinue Reading

The Marijuana Justice Act is back. On Feb. 28, the bill’s authors reintroduced the bill, which made headlines last year for its plan to end cannabis prohibition federally and let states choose their own path for regulating the plant. The previous congressional effort to pass the Marijuana Justice Act wasContinue Reading

Politics is, by and large, rooted in hypocrisy, covered in a thick layer of grease and presented to the public in a suit-and-tie fashion — complete with a $50 haircut — designed to trick society’s downtrodden into forgetting that their elected officials are mostly just douchebags, deviants and boozehounds. WeContinue Reading

Michigan regulators are asking for volunteers to provide input for the state’s new recreational marijuana industry rules, and the cannabis industry is responding to ensure its views are heard. The state is forming work groups to cover four regulatory topics: Existing medical marijuana license holders interested in entering the adult-use market.Continue Reading

Switzerland has proposed a pilot project to study the economic and health impacts of non-medical cannabis use, but any change in the country’s laws to create a sustainable adult-use cannabis industry could be years away. According to an amendment of Switzerland’s Narcotics Act currently before the country’s Parliament, the pilotContinue Reading

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker reintroduced legislation that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, effectively meaning state-legal cannabis businesses would not have to fear federal interference and could gain normal access to banking services. The Marijuana Justice Act, first introduced by Booker and Rep. Barbara Lee, aContinue Reading

Canopy Growth has lined up celebrity lifestyle guru Martha Stewart to advise the Canadian cannabis company in developing a new line of goods, including hemp-derived CBD products. Stewart said their first collaboration will offer products for pets. “As soon as you hear the name Martha, you know exactly who we’reContinue Reading

What is the best way to start a career in cannabis? — Anita Goodjob How would I know? I kinda just lucked into things because I love weed. That being said, isn’t it amazing how someone can have a career in cannabis? Hell, 15 to 20 years ago, the only cannabisContinue Reading

Weekly Deal Watch: Cannabis brands and hemp firms become takeover targets is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs Read More: Weekly Deal Watch: Cannabis brands and hemp firms become takeover targetsContinue Reading