Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Politics

rePlant Hemp launches $500 million impact fund set to start in 2022

Earlier this month Geoff Whaling introduced a plan to inject $500 million into the hemp industry to “unlock the value” of the hemp crop. Geoff Whaling launched the replant Hemp impact Fund, a first-to-market ESG fund that looks to...

Republican Representative Introduces Legislation to Repeal Federal Marijuana Prohibition

Today, Republican Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC) introduced the States Reform Act, a comprehensive bill that repeals the federal prohibition of marijuana, expunges federal non-violent marijuana crimes, promotes local ownership in the emerging regulated industry, and places certain restrictions on...

Federal Legalization Bill unveiled by House Republicans

The war of “Legalization Details” is about the begin–a new phase spawned after everyone is pretty much in agreement that the plant should be legal. In the House, Republicans have announced their own legalization bill called the States Reform Act...

Marijuana Sales are slipping

The sales numbers for marijuana in the month of September were 6% lower than August in the state of Colorado. September had a total of $181.1 million in sales, while August reached $192.9, according to a sales report. Now one...

Medical Cannabis Sales Finally Set to Begin in West Virginia

After years of delays, qualified patients in West Virginia may finally begin accessing medical cannabis products at licensed retail facilities. According to the state’s Office of Medical Cannabis webpage, West Virginia’s first licensed dispensary is now open to registered patients....

Veterans consume marijuana illegally everyday – here’s how you can change that

Twenty-two percent of veterans consume cannabis to “to treat a mental or physical condition” according to the American Legion, yet these individuals who were willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for our nation are viewed as criminals by the...

Republican lawmakers in Ohio back legal marijuana more than Democratic lawmakers

A VERY fascinating poll just came out of Ohio, as reported by Marijuana Moment, that shows more Republican lawmakers in favor of marijuana legalization than Democrat ones. But when you dive into the numbers, things get a little more...

Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman teaming to help legalize marijuana

Lots of businesses including Canopy Growth, Weedmaps, and Cresco Labs have started a pretty big campaign that advocates for weed legalization. Along with those giant businesses are Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman, and comedian Jessimae Peluso. Drawing attention to frustrating dichotomy...

Federal Housing Authority to Continue Taking Punitive Actions Against Marijuana Consumers

A representative with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have affirmed that the agency will continue to discriminate against those who use cannabis, including those who do so in compliance with state and local laws. In a...

93% of Pain Patients stop Opioid Use after Access to Marijuana

A study in Israel came out that shows the strong ability of marijuana to curb the use of opioids before it becomes an addiction. Published in the Journal of Addictive Disorders, investigators at Tel Aviv University prescribed medical cannabis to...
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First US Injection Sites to open in New York City

New York City has authorized two separate Safe Injection Sites to be opened within the city, the first to...
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