Day: March 16, 2023

The Kentucky Senate approved a bill on Thursday to legalize medical marijuana in the state—a historic first in the chamber of the conservative legislature. The Senate passed the legislation from Sen. Stephen West (R) in a 26-11 vote on the last possible day of the session to advance bills toContinue Reading

Kansas senators have shelved a bill to legalize medical marijuana following a hearing that featured multiple opponents, including state law enforcement representatives. Members of the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee voted on Thursday to table the legislation, which the panel itself is sponsoring. Following the action, Chairman Mike ThompsonContinue Reading

As Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) renews his commitment to tackling marijuana banking reform this year, the head of the U.S. Treasury Department says that regulators are also exploring options to address the issue. During a hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) pressedContinue Reading

North Shore Community College to offer certificate in “Cannabis operations” Image Cannabis News March 16, 2023 LYNN – North Shore Community College is now offering a Cannabis Cultivation and Retail certificate. The college, which has campuses in Lynn and Danvers, said students will need to complete a 16-credit, two-semester programContinue Reading

Connecticut Cannabis sales off to a modest start but growing Image Cannabis News March 16, 2023 Dan Haar: Early CT cannabis numbers show no great haul for state coffers. We’re only two months into retail sales of cannabis to folks without a medical condition so it’s way too soon toContinue Reading

Questions remain about Marijuana sales tax as election nears Image Cannabis News March 16, 2023 When Columbia and Boone County voters go to the polls April 4 to cast ballots on proposed taxes on the sale of recreational marijuana, it’s unlikely they’ll know whether the taxes, if approved, would stackContinue Reading

Bill to legalize Marijuana gets addition to regulate Hemp edibles Image Cannabis News March 16, 2023 ST PAUL – Legislation to legalize recreational marijuana for adults in Minnesota underwent a major rewrite. Tuesday the addition of new language to regulate and protect the state’s burgeoning industry in low-potency edibles andContinue Reading