Friday, January 28, 2022

Medical Marijuana

Several States to Usher In the New Year with Cannabis Liberalization Laws

New state and local laws amending marijuana policies will take effect on the first day of the new year. MONTANA: Licensed retailers can begin providing marijuana products to adults on January 1. Voters initially passed a pair of initiatives legalizing...

Health officials say cannabis taxes should be used to prevent youth consumption

Federal health officials are saying that states with legalized marijuana programs can use the tax revenue to deter youth usage. According to Marijuanamoment, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Assistant Secretary Tom Coderre, made clear that...

Ohio: Citizens’ Petition Seeks to Compel Lawmakers to Hold Marijuana Legalization Vote

Advocates with the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol have turned in over 200,000 signatures from registered voters in an effort to compel state lawmakers to decide on a proposal that would allow adults to possess, grow, and purchase...

Virginia: Oversight Committee Urges Lawmakers to Expedite Launch of Retail Cannabis Sales

Members of Virginia’s Joint Commission on Cannabis Oversight decided this week in favor expediting the timeline for the launch of adult-use marijuana sales. By a margin of 7 to 1, members voted to recommend allowing state-licensed sales to begin on...

President Biden and VP Harris under fire from republican senators over silence on marijuana reform

Multiple Republican lawmakers have been very vocal towards President Biden and VP Harris about their “lack of action” and “Continued silence” on marijuana reform. According to Marijuanamoment, Reps. Dave Joyce (OH) and Don Young (AK) asked president Biden to...

Tell Us What You Think – Take the NORML Survey

This has been a year for the history books. Together, we will make 2022 even better. In 2021, five additional states — Connecticut, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, and Virginia — legalized cannabis for adults. That means that an...

More than 400 towns in New York have “opt-out” of marijuana dispensaries

With New York legalizing marijuana early this year, many were excited for the coming wave of dispensaries littered around the state. As of legalization, local towns and villages were given the option to opt-out of hosting dispensaries or on-site...

New Jersey: Regulators Approve Provisional Licenses for 30 New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

After months of delay, state regulators on Tuesday provided provisional licenses to 30 applicants seeking to operate medical cannabis facilities. Currently, only 23 medical cannabis facilities are operational in the state. That low total has led high prices and...

CBD Products Commonly Flagged by FDA for Making Unsubstantiated Claims About Treating COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US Food and Drug Administration has sent numerous warning letters to companies for misrepresenting their CBD products as treatment options for patients. According to an analysis published in the Journal of Cannabis...

SAFE Banking Language Not Included In Final NDAA Package

Despite being previously approved by the US House of Representatives, provisions of the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act — which allows state-licensed marijuana-related businesses to engage freely in relationships with banks and other financial institutions — will...
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Delaware is One Step Closer to Legalization

Delaware lawmakers have approved a marijuana legalization bill in a committee vote this last week. On Wednesday, this bill...
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