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What’s in the Republican-backed Federal cannabis legalization bill?

We’ve come a long way. Republicans are beginning to introduce bills that would take marijuana off of the Controlled Substance Act. The Common Sense Cannabis...

Mississippi: Supreme Court Nullifies Voter-Approved Medical Cannabis Initiative

The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled 6 to 3 in favor of overturning a November 2020 vote legalizing the production and dispensing of medical cannabis to qualified...

Minnesota: House Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Measure

For the first time ever, members of the Minnesota House of Representatives have approved legislation to legalize and regulate adult use marijuana and to...

African country Malawi switching to cannabis growth after tobacco sales are deflating

For the country of Malawi, tobacco has been the main crop they have exported for years. At its peak, they were bringing in $350...

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54 Senators And Representatives To President Trump: Don’t Let Sessions Break Your Marijuana Promise

On Wednesday, January 24th, fifty-four members of Congress representing both political parties sent a letter to President Trump denouncing the recent rescinding of the Cole Memo by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Delaware Forum Addresses Marijuana Myths and Misconceptions

Dover, DE –  Some of America’s leading non-profit cannabis policy experts convened for a special panel to dispel common myths associated with cannabis as...

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African country Malawi switching to cannabis growth after tobacco sales are deflating

For the country of Malawi, tobacco has been the main crop they have exported for years. At its peak, they were bringing in $350 million yearly. But now it’s down to $200 million, and with the growing awareness of...

Cannabis Marketing Pt. 2: The Candy Backlash

A craze that seems to have popped up and fizzled away just as fast is the whole candy edible boom. Of course, they’re still around,...

Hemp In The U.S. Botanic Garden, If These Members Of Congress Have Their Say

Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton, Barbara Lee, and Earl Blumenauer recently sent a letter to the Executive Director of the United States Botanic Garden, Dr....

Indigenous Tribes in New York are getting into the Cannabis industry

Now that things are legal in the state of New York, two Indigenous tribes are beginning to plant the seeds of a new business...

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/23/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The Ohio Board of Pharmacy approved a significant increase to the number of medical cannabis...

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Georgia: Governor Signs Legislation into Law Expanding Access to Low-THC Medical Cannabis

Republican Governor Brian Kemp signed legislation into law last week, Senate Bill 195, permitting the establishment of up to 30 state-licensed retailers of high-CBD/low-THC oil...

Psychedelic Treatment for depression is coming quick

Although the change in stigma around psychedelics is coming on the coat-tails of marijuana’s reformation, it seems to be happening at a much faster...

Trulieve and Harvest Health plan to merge, creating the largest US Cannabis company

While all the eyes have been locked on Canadian cannabis companies, some US companies are beginning to show way more promise. For instance, two of...

Louisiana: House Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation

Members of the Louisiana House of Representatives have approved legislation to remove the threat of jail time for low-level marijuana possession offenses. House Bill 652...