Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN 9th District) questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on America’s marijuana laws and Session’s infamous quote “good people don’t smoke marijuana.”
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From stoned driving to the taxation of marijuana, Delaware would face multiple vexing challenges if lawmakers ever legalize recreational cannabis use, and a state task force is getting ready to dig into those issues.
On Aug. 31, 2017, the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records ordered the state health department to reveal the names of members belonging to a secret medical marijuana panel that scored the applications of prospective medical marijuana licensees.
Gov. Charlie Baker has started shaping the powerful state commission charged with overseeing the pot industry, tapping a longtime Beacon Hill pol who opposed legalizing weed to fill the panel’s public health-centered post.
SAN DIEGO, July 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and other expert witnesses will brief State Treasurer John Chiang and members of his Cannabis Banking Working group on how to provide banking services to California’s soon-to-be-legalized recreational cannabis industry in San Diego on Friday.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Emerald Cup, the premier outdoor organic medicinal cannabis competition, brings qualified panelists together to address California’s regulatory policies pertaining to cannabis.
On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit will talk Massachusetts and Maine at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, taking on the future of recreational marijuana in New England.
On Oct. 26, 2016, Humboldt State University’s Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research will sponsor a panel discussion on Proposition 64, the November 2016 ballot measure that if passed by voters would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.
It’s one of the biggest debates going on right now in Massachusetts, whether to legalize recreational marijuana.
With millions of voters in Massachusetts poised to vote on a referendum to legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a citizen panel has just released its findings on legalization’s potential impacts.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay is home to the world’s first government-regulated national marketplace for pot, so it’s not surprising that growers have a competition for best marijuana.
On July 13, 2016, the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism will hold a hearing at 2:30 p.m. ET to review the benefits and risks of medical marijuana.
On April 26, 2016, the Michigan House of Representatives voted 107-1 to approve a measure that would create a legislative commission aimed at setting a legal limit for drivers under the influence of marijuana.
The two oldest members of the U.S. Senate convened a four-witness hearing Tuesday to discuss concerns about marijuana legalization, but chose not to invite anyone supportive of the policy or with direct experience administering recreational pot laws in Western states.
On March 21, 2016, the Hawaii State Department of Health named five members to the selection panel tasked with reviewing medical marijuana dispensary license applications and assisting the DOH in selecting dispensary licensees.
HONOLULU, March 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has named five members to the selection panel for review of the first Medical Marijuana Dispensary licensees.
On March 5, 2016, panelists at the California Cannabis Business Expo will be leading a discussion on “The New Frontier of Banking in the Cannabis Industry.”
DENVER, Colo., Jan. 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Robert Hoban, the managing partner of the Denver law firm Hoban and Feola LLC which specializes in the cannabis industry, has been named as a member of the newly-formed Boulder City Council’s marijuana advisory panel.
In Georgia on Dec. 9, 2o15, a blue ribbon panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal rejected a proposal to expand the state’s limited medical marijuana program.
SAN FRANCISO, Nov. 18, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — New West Summit’s expertly curated, two-day, 15-panel conference and exhibition will feature over 30 exhibitors, and 50 speakers; including national consultant Gaynell Rogers.
On September 28, 2015, a bipartisan House panel issued its recommendations regarding the topic of medical marijuana, bringing it one step closer to going before the House for a vote.
On July 31, 2015, with a vote of 4-2, the Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted to recommend that autism be added to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana treatment.
With less than five weeks until November’s election, many in Florida are expecting Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana in the state, to pass. Although some of the polls coming out of the state seem to indicate a closer race, most polls put the Amendment somewhere between 60 to 80 percent.
On Thursday, August 28, 2014, residents of Lakeland, Florida, were treated to an insightful and thought provoking discussion panel about the pending ballot initiative in Florida which would legalize medical marijuana.