Four months ago, on July 23, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) introduced the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or MORE Act, in Congress. The MORE Act is on track to be the first comprehensive marijuana reform legislation set to be voted on in Congress after the House Judiciary Committee voted 24-10 in favor of the bill on … [Read more...] about The MORE Act
Las Vegas is becoming more and more appealing by the minute. Sin City knows how to step aside and allow for progress. There was already so much to do in Las Vegas. The energy, excitement, entertainment, gambling, hockey, soon to be home of the NFL Raiders, medical reciprocity, legalization and now consumption lounges.... YES, PLEASE. We are well overdue for a … [Read more...] about Lounges: Consumption Outside of the Home
A Vermont House of Representatives committee approved a bill last week that would create a system to tax and regulate commercial cannabis sales in the state. The measure, S. 54, was approved by the House Government Operations Committee on Thursday by a vote of 10-1. The bill was passed by the Vermont Senate in February by a margin of 23-5. S. 54 has been referred to the House … [Read more...] about Bill to Regulate and Tax Cannabis Sales Advances in Vermont
The fact the term "marijuana" is used in the act's name is enough to showcase over 80 years of the war against the plant. Prior to the 1930s, "marijuana" was known as cannabis and was included in pharmacology books throughout the world. Marijuana was only used to demonize the plant by racially associating it to the influx of migrants fleeing the Mexican Revolution. Fast … [Read more...] about Marijuana Justice Act
Here is some exciting news for anyone who plans to travel to Florida or any residents from the North East who likes spend the winters transplanted in the sunshine state, medical reciprocity. What is reciprocity you ask? Florida SB 1328: Reciprocity for the Medical Use of Marijuana GENERAL BILL by Albritton Reciprocity for the Medical Use of … [Read more...] about Is Florida Talking Reciprocity?
Tensions continue to escalate in an ongoing lawsuit between medical marijuana advocates and the state of Utah. Most recently, the lawyer in charge of a key lawsuit circulated a detailed letter. In it, he described Utah’s current medical marijuana bill as unconstitutional and illegal. Ultimately, the lawsuit calls for [...] You can view the whole article at this link Tensions … [Read more...] about Tensions Escalate Over Utah’s “Compromise” Medical Marijuana Bill