Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Politics

Poll: Virginia Voters Support Legalizing Adult-use Cannabis Retail Sales

A Christopher Newport University survey shows 60 percent of Virginians favor legalizing the retail sale of adult-use of marijuana products. Virginians’ attitudes, like Americans’ attitudes, are increasingly supportive of ending the failed policy of marijuana prohibition and replacing it...

Rhode Island: Courts Begin the Process of Erasing Marijuana Records

State Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul A. Suttell issued an executive order late last week directing Superior and District Court judges to begin reviewing and expunging the records of tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders with marijuana-related criminal convictions....

Tens of Thousands of Commercial Truckers Leaving the Workforce Over Outdated Marijuana Testing Requirements

Over 40,000 commercially licensed truck drivers failed federally mandated drug screens for marijuana in 2022, and many did not reapply to return to work, according to statistics compiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse,...

I’m Interning with NORML to Join the Fight Against a Failed Policy

by Lucy Matthews — American University, Class of 2024 I’m choosing to intern at NORML this spring because the organization is committed to fighting on behalf of the rights of cannabis consumers and ending the failed experiment of marijuana prohibition.  Growing...

Study: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Elevated Rates of Psychosis-Related Health Outcomes

State-level marijuana legalization laws are not associated with a statistically significant increase in rates of psychosis-related health outcomes, according to data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open. A team of Stanford University investigators evaluated...

Presidential Pardons for Federal Cannabis Possession Convictions Still Unavailable

It’s time for the Department of Justice to deliver the pardon certificates that President Biden promised last fall. The President announced the issuance of marijuana-specific pardons on October 6, 2022 as part of a widely supported set of actions recognizing...

State Policy Weekly Update 1/24/2023

Lawmakers in many states have started pre-filing marijuana law reform legislation and some sessions have already begun holding hearings. This week’s update highlights legislative developments in Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New...

Berner’s Brand Cookies Opens Dispensary In Bangkok, Thailand

Cannabis is finally making its way into southeast Asia. Berner, creator of the famous Cookies Brand cannabis company has worked his way into the market in Thailand. As of last week, Berner posted multiple pictures and videos describing his...

Berner’s Brand Cookies Opens Dispensary In Bangkok, Thailand

Cannabis is finally making its way into southeast Asia. Berner, creator of the famous Cookies Brand cannabis company has worked his way into the market in Thailand. As of last week, Berner posted multiple pictures and videos describing his...

Mississippi: Medical Cannabis Sales to Begin This Week

Licensed medical dispensaries are anticipated to begin selling cannabis products to qualified patients later this week. State lawmakers passed comprehensive legislation last February regulating the production and dispensing of medical cannabis products. The legislation was enacted 15 months after state voters...
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MedMen is in big financial trouble

Okay this is the last story about financial woes in this Cannabis Winter. MedMen was once on top of the...
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