Month: January 2024

The Republican attorney general of Texas is suing five cities over local laws decriminalizing marijuana that voters approved, vowing to overrule the “anarchy” of “pro-crime extremists” who advocated for the reform. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) on Wednesday filed lawsuits against the cities of Austin, San Marcos, Killeen, ElginContinue Reading

The governor of New York is again slamming the rollout of marijuana legalization in her state, calling the protracted process a “disaster” and “insane,” while acknowledging that it’s unlikely the legislature would be willing to “start over” with crafting a framework for the legal cannabis market as she’d prefer. Gov.Continue Reading

The California Assembly has unanimously approved a Republican-led bill to create a state workgroup that would be tasked with exploring a regulatory framework to provide therapeutic access to psychedelics like psilocybin and ibogaine. In a 58-0 vote on Tuesday, the chamber cleared the legislation from Assemblymember Marie Waldron (R), sending it toContinue Reading

Can you buy pot in Colorado with a credit card? It’s complicated Image Cannabis News January 31, 2024 New laws set the table for modernization in marijuana, but experts say widespread change will likely rely on the feds. Americans are accustomed to using a credit card when shopping, especially whenContinue Reading

Cannabis Ballot Initiative Title Rejected by Arkansas Attorney General Image Cannabis News January 31, 2024 In a letter, the AG explained the various issues with ballot title wording and sent suggestions back to advocates. Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin recently rejected a medical cannabis ballot measure because of its title.Continue Reading