Thursday, June 24, 2021

Politics

Meet the Newest CFO of Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. the current leader in the market for whole-plant hemp extract products just announced that they have taken on Wessel Booysen as their new Chief Financial Advisor. Booysen is a high-level executive with many years under...

Connecticut Has Become the 19th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Connecticut has finally legalized marijuana after years of lobbying, persuasion, and effort being dumped into the state. Governor Ned Lamont signed a bill on Tuesday making Connecticut the 19th state to legalize the recreational use of the drug. Under the...

International Cannabis: Mexico

Along with Great Britain, Mexico has also had a difficult and long-winded time getting weed legalized. It all began in 2018 when the Supreme Court decided marijuana prohibition was unconstitutional. A deadline to legalize weed was given to the legislature,...

House Appropriations Bill Removes Anti-Marijuana Rider and Includes Banking Protections

In the proposed FY22 Financial Services and General Government spending bill, which includes provisions relating to the District of Columbia’s budget, the House Appropriations Committee omitted an existing provision that prevents Washington, DC from implementing an adult-use cannabis consumer...

Rhode Island: Senate Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

Members of the Rhode Island state Senate approved legislation to legalize marijuana for adults in the state and regulate its production and retail sale. “Rhode Island is an island of prohibition in a sea of legalization,” said NORML State Policies...

International Cannabis: UK

Marijuana reform comes with a whole array of mindsets across the world, some much sterner than the US. For instance, in the UK marijuana has had a pretty rocky road. In 2001, the country brought marijuana down from a Class...

Connecticut Becomes 18th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

Governor Ned Lamont (D) signed legislation today, Senate Bill 1201, legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and sale. Under the law, which takes effect on July 1, adults ages 21 and older may legally...

Louisiana: Governor Signs Bill into Law Repealing Ban on Medical Cannabis Flower

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) has signed legislation into law, House Bill 391, repealing the state’s ban on herbal cannabis for medically authorized patients. The new law, which takes effect on January 1, 2022, will for the first time...

Medical Marijuana users seeking Gun Rights in Minnesota

One of the stranger legal knots that has occurred from marijuana being illegal on a federal level while legal within states is the barring of firearms. This even occurs for medical marijuana patients. When applying for a gun license, applicants...

Connecticut Governor maybe willing to smoke a joint

It’s one thing to sign a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana. It’s another thing to partake. Next week, Connecticut will legalize marijuana, and in an interview, Governor Ned Lamont was asked if he would then be willing to smoke...
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