PHOENIX, Oct. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arizona voters are receiving a phone message from Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon, encouraging them to “vote for taxing and regulating marijuana by voting ‘yes’ on Prop. 205.”
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On July 29, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill removing the threat of arrest for small amounts of marijuana, capping a record year of legislative and administrative marijuana policy reforms throughout the country.
PHILADELPHIA ― Gavin Newsom is a little tired of being the only state official in California to fully endorse legalizing recreational marijuana.
A wave of recent polls shows that majorities of voters in six states, and a majority nationwide, support legalizing medical marijuana. Many voters also support legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
An unnamed member of the Obama administration is set to meet with members of the marijuana advocacy group DCMJ to discuss marijuana reform.
Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law has been widely criticized and condemned by many, but an innovative marijuana activist in the state is using the bill’s legal protections as a means to set up a new religious sect — the First Church of Cannabis.
The biggest boost to cannabis investor confidence would come in the form of governmental assurance that their investments will not be undone.
Equity markets experienced its best weekly gain of the year. We are quickly erasing the recent correction and are now back to levels from two weeks ago. The S&P 500 closed with a gain of 0.73% to 1965.
$3,098,866,907 – that’s a lot of bread. In fact, that figure is more than twice as much as the entire 2013 budget for the Small Business Administration, according to NerdWallet. That $3 billion figure came from a study conducted by the aforementioned personal finance site; $3 billion represents the amount of revenue the United States would see from taxes every year if marijuana were legalized throughout the country.
Just when you thought all variations on the Ice Bucket Challenge had been exhausted, rapper B-Real from Cypress Hill shows up with a bucket of marijuana.
For residents in states where medical marijuana is legal, having a neighborhood “go to pot” might not be so bad. And as Illinois prepares to throw open its doors for businesses that sell legal weed, a marijuana activist is speaking out to clarify some misconceptions about cannabusiness.