Wisconsinites Want Legal Cannabis, Not Higher Gas Taxes. Who Knew?

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Opposition to Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to increase the gas tax for roads is growing, while support remains strong for other parts of his agenda, including the minimum wage, spending more on special education and legalizing medical marijuana, a poll released Wednesday showed. RELATED STORY Wisconsin Could Decriminalize Cannabis, Legalize Medical Use The […]

McConnell Offers Congressional Hemp Bill to Fix ‘Glitches’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As hemp enters a new era as a legal agricultural commodity, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he’s willing to offer follow-up legislation to resolve any “glitches” stemming from mistaken identity between the crop and its lookalike, illicit cousin. That includes safeguarding hemp shipments stopped by police who can’t tell […]

Cannabis Enters the Kentucky Governor’s Race

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen offered a plan on Monday to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis for personal use. Under Adam Edelen’s plan, possessing up to a half-ounce would result in a fine, not arrest. Edelen’s plan stops short of fully legalizing marijuana. He had media events […]

Local Governments Sue to Stop Statewide Cannabis Delivery in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a major challenge to regulations that govern California’s marijuana market, Beverly Hills and 24 other local governments sued Friday to overturn a rule allowing home deliveries statewide, even into communities that banned commercial cannabis sales. The League of California Cities and police chiefs had complained that unrestricted home deliveries would […]

Trump Administration Takes Aim at Legal Immigrants in Cannabis Industry

DENVER (AP) — Officials are warning legal immigrants that working in Colorado’s cannabis industry could jeopardize their legal status, after two people said they were denied U.S. citizenship because of their jobs. Although 10 states broadly allow its use and sale, federal law still bans marijuana. Attorneys representing the two legal immigrants from Colorado and […]

Utah Supreme Court to Hear Medical Cannabis Challenge

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — People angry about sweeping changes made to a voter-approved law legalizing medical marijuana in Utah called on the state’s highest court Monday to rein in the Legislature’s power to alter measures passed at the ballot box. RELATED STORY Utah Groups Sue to Block Medical Marijuana Compromise The revisions undid much […]

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