The Governor is receiving push back from the police since his announcement to legalize the sale of marijuana by licensed businesses and personal possession up to one ounce of cannabis flower.
Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is taking it one step further and proposing a plan to decriminalize all drugs. If you have been following the news lately it seems as if Cannabis is being legalized in a states, cities or countries across the world every month.
The U.S. House of Representatives are predicted to pass the SAFE Banking Act. The Bill has been drafted by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo), Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), Reps, warren Davis (R-Ohio) and Denny Heck (D-Wash).
2019 May be the Year Where States are Set Free from Federal Prohibition. There may be a light at the end of the tunnel to this cumbersome issue in 2019, if some members of Congress get their way.
Will Regulation be the Death of Legal Dispensaries? How is it possible that one of the most successful cannabis companies is losing money in the green rush?
While marijuana is legal in 33 states, open consumption in the public eye is heavily restricted. Alaska is taking a progressive step forward in this regard, as they become the first state to approve legislation permitting “social consumption” of cannabis at specially licensed businesses.
Lighting Up In Your Golden Years. According to the New York Times, people over 50 are the fastest group of cannabis users in the U.S. It makes sense for senior citizens to use cannabis since they are more susceptible to ailments that CBD can help alleviate.
Marijuana is going to be one of the many issues in 2020 as politicians climb for the ultimate position in Washington D.C. If President Trump wins his second term in 2020, marijuana is most likely to be left at the discretion of each individual state.
Marijuana is legal for recreational use in ten states for adults 21 and over, and legal for medical use in 33 states with the addition of U.S. territories Puerto Rico and Guam. More states are now discussing on whether to legalize cannabis for recreational purposes.