For those readers like us, who have been awaiting what equity would look like in a Connecticut cannabis industry, the wait is over. It is unethical to make money legally off a substance that historically was used to police POC and not assist those communities adversely affected by the War on Drugs and before. Equity and expungement go hand in hand but are not the same. … [Read more...] about Connecticut Cannabis Equity
The word on the street is the State of Connecticut Judiciary Committee could meet as early as April 8th, 2019 to vote on Proposed Bill 1085. If the proposed bill were to pass it would join House Bill 7371 on the floor to be called for a vote this session. There is a Judiciary Meeting scheduled on the State of Connecticut website. What language do you want written into … [Read more...] about Let Your Representation Know You Support Change
Today the Connecticut Judicial Committee is expected to vote on Raised S.B. No. 1085, an Act Concerning the Legalization of the Retail Sale and Possession of Cannabis and Concerning the Erasure of Criminal Records in the Case of Convictions Based on the Possession of a Small Amount of cannabis. Contact your leadership and tell them you support legalization that promotes … [Read more...] about A Big Day for Connecticut Legalization
Buckle up buttercup!!! Time to set the record straight on the "impairment factor" of THC consumption and its effects on driving. This is not the first study to attempt to research this type of policing standard. Current drug testing methods to detect THC do not prove impairment, as they test for metabolized forms of THC and not the molecule directly. Let's see what … [Read more...] about Colorado Researchers Seeking Volunteers to Get High and Drive
We have all heard politicians, time after time again, claiming they need more research before they could even entertain the idea of changing their stance on adult-use of cannabis. Why is it that we need to spend so much time debating something we all know was based on false accusations, claims and flat out lies from a time when it was "OK" for leadership to make racist … [Read more...] about Is More Research Truly Needed?
This is like Christmas in March, if the story is true. Cannabiz, advocates, and organizations alike rejoice, because Facebook could stop their process of restricting Freedom of Speech. As you may know, Facebook notoriously restricts pages that even discuss the topic of cannabis. So much so, people have fled to other platforms. It's not like they are really hurting though, … [Read more...] about Who Woke Facebook?
Connecticut Cannabis-Related Legislative Bills So Legislators in Hartford have been busy. There are 18, yes "1-8" cannabis related bills proposed to either the State House or Senate. They may not all be in support of the legalization effort, but we can still ensure legislators are provided with the best knowledge to make informed decisions. We have come along way to … [Read more...] about Connecticut Legislative Bills
The Hemp Prosecution Continues Have you heard this news out of Idaho involving a truck, a driver, and 7,000 pounds of hemp? If not you should pay attention. This is the first issue of many to come if the federal government doesn't hurry up and properly regulate the sale and transfer of hemp. The recent passing of the 2018 United States Farm Bill descheduled some … [Read more...] about Hemp or Pot? Cannabis company sues over seizure of truck in Idaho
Highly doubtful! You heard it here first. Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz said Wednesday that if marijuana becomes legal in Connecticut, then it will not become the wild west when it comes to its reach and availability. This could not be anything further than the truth. Mr. Aresimowicz is completely uneducated in this topic and consistently refuses … [Read more...] about Connecticut, the New Wild West?
We want you to tell all your friends and patients alike of the recent site change for Dabbin Dad. We are still diligently plugging away to continue to be the premiere cannabis resource to Connecticut. We are Connecticut! We live here and we support a green future in 2019. Please help us share the new domain, Dabbin-Dad.com … [Read more...] about We Want You Connecticut