By Paul Mulshine | Star-Ledger Columnist When the effort to legalize marijuana in New Jersey passed the state Senate last week it did so without Republican votes. Aren’t Republicans supposed to believe in free markets? I fear the Grand Old Party is a bit confused on this issue. The confusion traces back to the Reagan administration. Back then, the government … [Read more...] about Instead of opposing marijuana legalization Republicans should have pushed for a free market in weed
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Washington, DC: Majorities of Democratic, Republican, and Independent voters endorse legalizing the use of marijuana for adults and this support is growing, according to polling data compiled by the firms FM3 Research and Fabrizio, Lee & Associates and first reported by MarijuanaMoment.net. Pollsters surveyed voters in Arizona, Montana, New … [Read more...] about Poll: Support for Marijuana Legalization Growing Among Voters of All Political Persuasions
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s 2021 legislative session won’t look like it has in past years because it’s still unclear if the building will reopen to the public, but legislative leaders say there will be a session. Incoming Speaker of the House Matt Ritter and Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly talked Thursday about what it may look like during the Connecticut Retail … [Read more...] about A 2021 Legislative Session Via Zoom? Legal Cannabis?
Dutchie, an e-commerce tech company for cannabis industry, is launching a new enterprise-level solution that seeks to provide dispensaries with the ability to create completely customized e-commerce experiences for their customers — this is according to information procured exclusively ahead of an official announcement. Dubbed Dutchie Plus, the platform aims to establish … [Read more...] about Dutchie Seeks To Become The ‘Shopify For Cannabis’ With New e-Commerce Offering
Efforts to approve enabling legislation to enact a regulated marijuana market in New Jersey have already hit a hitch, with two committees pulling companion bills from scheduled hearings on Thursday. But a separate proposal to decriminalize cannabis possession was approved by a Senate panel—with a late amendment to lessen penalties for psilocybin-related offenses. About … [Read more...] about New Jersey Committees Cancel Marijuana Sales Bill Votes Amid Disputes Over Provisions
I swear if this happens, I will lose my sh*t, Connecticut. Sorry, not sorry…. Hartford the time is now, if there ever was one.-Dabbin' Dad Voters said yes to legal weed in several states in elections last week. Could Texas be the next state to legalize marijuana? Plans to file a bill to legalize marijuana and medical marijuana have been announced by Texas Senator-elect … [Read more...] about Could Texas be the next state to legalize marijuana?
BOSTON (WWLP) – The state is getting closer to regulating a marijuana delivery plan. The CCC adopted draft delivery regulations that would create two delivery license types. The first is a “limited delivery license.” It would allow an operator to charge a fee to make deliveries from CCC-licensed retailers and dispensaries. The second is a “wholesale delivery … [Read more...] about CCC to vote on recreational marijuana delivery plans at end of October
More Government needs to follow suit. They should stop playing around. The economy needs help rebounding from the pandemic and cannabis legalization is not going away. State leaders should listen to their constituents. Just sayin'-Dabbin' Dad You can view the whole article at this link Pennsylvania Governor Calls for Cannabis Legalization amid COVID-19 HARRISBURG, … [Read more...] about PA Governor Calls for Cannabis Legalization
How can we as society, justify a legalized cannabis market with people still in jail for the substance? It's a hard pill to swallow!-Dabbin' Dad Derek Harris, who was arrested in 2008 in Louisiana for selling an officer .69 grams of marijuana, was recently resentenced to time served. He’s already served nine years in prison. Initially, Harris was … [Read more...] about Military veteran sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed
Later this month, there will be a crucial vote in the US House of Representatives on an amendment to protect legal marijuana states from federal interference. The passage of this amendment would be our biggest federal victory yet! But we need your help to ensure that we have the votes necessary to win. Since 2014, members of Congress have passed annual spending bills … [Read more...] about Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy