An Oregon sheriff and district attorney on Tuesday blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
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IBM Corp., one of the bluest of U.S. blue-chip companies, is touting blockchain as the supply-management tool of choice for an unusual industry — cannabis.
Kalamazoo residents will have a chance to see and comment on how the city will regulate — and tax — medical marijuana in the city.
NEWARK, N.J., June 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Key members of the New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform (NJUMR) coalition testified at a legislative hearing to discuss a bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults in New Jersey.
Sen. Nick Scutari unveiled a 60-page bill to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use in New Jersey, saying the state spends $127 million a year on enforcement efforts that do not work.
MONTPELIER, V.T., May 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont has received final approval from state legislators and is headed to the desk of Gov. Phil Scott.
OTTAWA, Ontario, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, the leading organization of companies that hold Health Canada licenses to cultivate and sell medical cannabis, welcomes the legislation tabled today by the Government of Canada to legalize, regulate, and restrict access to cannabis.
CHICAGO, April 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sponsors of a proposal to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use in Illinois announced Wednesday that lawmakers will hold the first hearing on the bill next week in Chicago.
MONTPELIER, Vt., March 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The state House Judiciary Committee approved a bill 8-3 Wednesday that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older.
Reason Magazine editor-in-chief Katherine Mangu-Ward talks to Fox News’ Kennedy, on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ stance on marijuana.
The issue of whether or not to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol in Rhode Island is gaining additional detractors — and continued staunch supporters.
DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement regarding recent comments from the White House on adult-use marijuana.
PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the Massachusetts government prepares to implement an initiative to regulate and tax marijuana that was approved by voters in November, lawmakers in Rhode Island are poised to introduce similar legislation.
As more states move to legalize pot, Humboldt County, California, an epicenter of the underground marijuana industry, has begun a new, bold experiment to bring growers out of the shadows and regulate the growth, sale and environmental impact of cannabis.
Nov. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (CRMLA) issued the following statement Tuesday regarding the narrow defeat of Prop. 205.
PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol launched a new ad Friday aimed at turning out voters on Election Day by painting a dim picture of the morning after if Prop. 205 supporters fail to vote.
Nov. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has launched a statewide Spanish-language TV ad in support of Prop. 205.
MEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a nonprofit group of police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals, today announced its endorsement of Nevada’s ballot Question 2.
Charlotte County commissioners decided to put a moratorium on marijuana dispensaries until they can regulate it properly.
The number of states that have legalized marijuana could double come November, when voters in five more states will vote on legal weed.
Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia already allow recreational marijuana use. In those four states, marijuana can be grown and sold. In D.C., sale is still illegal.
When FDA barriers change, regulations deal fortune to some and hardship to others. On March 4, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, Stephen Goldner, Senior Forensic Toxicologist at Quantum 9, a cannabis consulting and technology firm, addressed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s role in regulating the cannabis industry in life after legalization.
California’s Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act submitted by Michael Sutton to the Office of the Attorney General on Nov. 2, 2015.
The nation of Uruguay legalized marijuana around the same time that Colorado and Washington State did, but the picture there is much different.
Ever since Alaska legalized recreational marijuana, state legislators and regulators have been furiously busy trying to set up the regulatory framework for the fledgling system.