Hawaii Legislators Shoot Down Legalization Attempt

Efforts to legalize marijuana in Hawaii came to a halt on Tuesday as Rep. Kyle Yamashita, chair of the House Finance Committee, announced that the panel would not hear SB 3335, effectively quashing the bill before a legislative deadline. The decision deals a blow to advocates of cannabis legalization in the state, especially after the […]

OBN Director in Oklahoma Warns About ‘Too Many Growers’

In a stern address before the Rogers County Commission on Monday, Donnie Anderson, the Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN), underscored the pressing threat posed by illegal marijuana cultivation in the state, labeling it a significant national security concern. Anderson’s visit came as a gesture of gratitude for the collaborative efforts of the […]

Senate Introduces Weed Decriminalization Bill

Last week the group of Senate Democrats that have been making the most noise about marijuana reintroduced a bill that would decriminalize marijuana all across the country. Chuck Schumer, Ron Wyden, and Cory Booker, all co-authored the bill, titled the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA). Mainly, the legislation would remove weed from the Controlled […]

Cannabis Company MedMen Files for Bankruptcy

Creditors of cannabis giant MedMen Enterprises are gearing up for a critical meeting in the coming weeks, as the company enters bankruptcy proceedings in Canada and places its California retail assets under receivership. This marks a significant downturn for the once-thriving multistate operator, signaling what could be the most notable collapse in the marijuana industry’s […]

DEA will move Marijuana to Schedule III

In probably the biggest marijuana news of the year, the Drug Enforcement Administration has agreed to move marijuana to Schedule III in the US. This was initially recommended by the US Department of Health and Human Services last year. The repercussions are huge. This would mean that marijuana businesses can finally get federal tax deductions, […]

Can smoking weed reduce risk of cognitive decline?

A study out of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University (maybe they should consider consolidating that title…) found that consuming marijuana can lower the risk of cognitive decline by 96%. That’s a gigantic number and right away my skepticism radar pinged. But it seems that even the authors of the study themselves […]

Hawaii Legalization Bill Dead Due To House Leader Inaction

The push for marijuana legalization in Hawaii has hit a significant snag as Rep. Kyle Yamashita (D), chair of the House Finance Committee, announced on Tuesday afternoon that his panel would not consider the legalization measure, SB 3335, ahead of a legislative deadline this week. The decision effectively ends the bill’s journey through the legislative […]

Feds Seize Legal Cannabis In New Mexico, No Plan To Give Back

Federal Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have made headlines in New Mexico after seizing over $300,000 worth of cannabis products from state-licensed operators in recent weeks, according to a report by KRQE. The seizures, which occurred at routine CBP checkpoints near the U.S.-Mexico border in the state’s southern region, have sparked concerns among cannabis […]

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