Month: June 2019

Juan Manuel Santos is the former president of Colombia, which makes him a bit of a drug-policy expert by default. Center to a generations-long civil war is a struggle over his country’s coca-producing regions, which are responsible for as much as 60% of the raw material supplying global cocaine demand. Coca productionContinue Reading

Out of the 33 states with medical marijuana, the cannabis advocacy group Americans For Safe Access ranked Maine’s program as ninth best in the nation in 2018. And one dispensary group runs half of Maine’s dispensaries: the Wellness Connection of Maine. With four locations in Portland, Brewer, Gardiner and Thomaston, the Wellness ConnectionContinue Reading

Check out all video items on our Youtube channel The first Belgian cannabis social club – Trekt Uw Plant (TUP) – must shot down and disband. The club was initiated in 2006, and after unsuccessful attempts in 2006 and 2008 to criminalize this club, it now happened. Members were givenContinue Reading

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a federal bill to bolster marijuana and CBD research, a move that could encourage more doctors to recommend medical cannabis and expand legalization efforts. The bill also would amend the definition of marijuana in the federal Controlled Substances Act to exclude the syntheticContinue Reading

Marijuana businesses hoping to see the end of onerous 280E tax provisions were dealt a setback by the nation’s highest court. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a petition brought by a Colorado medical cannabis dispensary challenging the authority of the Internal Revenue Service. Alpenglow Botanicals, based in Breckenridge, arguedContinue Reading

Maine is expected to launch recreational marijuana sales in March now that Gov. Janet Mills has signed a bill containing regulations recently approved by the state’s lawmakers. The law, signed by Mills on Thursday, goes into effect 90 days after the Legislature’s session ended June 20, the Portland Press Herald reported. UnderContinue Reading

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper didn’t have the best night at the first presidential debate for Democratic candidates last night, but things got worse after he used his final moments on camera to take credit for Colorado legalizing marijuana. In the middle of his closing statement, as he recounted whatContinue Reading

Deal Watch: US cannabis capital activity continues to climb is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs Read More: Deal Watch: US cannabis capital activity continues to climbContinue Reading