Corruption creates an uneven playing field for those looking to get in on the business. Those that are moneyed, stand a better chance at getting licenses, locking out minorities and other smaller players.
This stage-setting piece of legislation covered several important aspects of medical marijuana use.
When it comes to the effects of CBD on your life insurance, you may hit more roadblocks than you’d like. Although not always required, these policies may request a health exam that can include a blood or urine test.
A recent report from California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) has proposed a change in the way cannabis is taxed. Rather than the current approach of multiple taxations, including at the cultivation point and a later excise tax.
The Sunshine State may soon join the exclusive club of states that have legalized cannabis for both medical and recreational use.
In early August of 2019, the FBI officially announced that it was investigating possible corruption in the US cannabis industry. In a recent podcast, Mollie Halpern, an FBI Public Affairs Specialist, said that there is more corruption in central states where licensing is not centralized.
The signing of HB 1438 into law brings with it new opportunities and benefits for Illinois residents. Not only can they expect to have the legal ability to buy recreational cannabis in 2020, but close to 800,000 people will have their criminal records expunged for having been convicted of possession or purchase of marijuana.