Day: May 17, 2023

A key Republican lawmaker signaled on Tuesday that he’s interested in reassessing the federal ban that has blocked Washington, D.C. from legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana sales. The comments came at a House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing in response to testimony from D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), who saidContinue Reading

Weed legalization has contributed to a decrease in Tobacco use Image Cannabis News May 17, 2023 A new study found that tobacco consumption has decreased in states with recreational cannabis legalization. A study published in the Journal of Health Economics addresses the topic of tobacco use in the wake ofContinue Reading

Legalizing Cannabis could make Australia almost $250 million per year Image Cannabis News May 17, 2023 Legalising cannabis in Western Australia could see the state’s fortunes boosted by $243,5 million per year in the first five years, according to a report from the University of Western Australia. The report quantifiedContinue Reading

14-year-old charged after bringing suspected Cannabis to middle school Image Cannabis News May 17, 2023 CHARLES COUNTY – A Charles County student was charged Tuesday after the 14-year-old was found with marijuana on school grounds, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) said. Deputies said just before 12 p.m., Benjamin StoddertContinue Reading