Category: Business

Supreme Court Justice Questions Whether Federal Ban on Marijuana Remains “Proper”

In a written statement issued today by US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, he called into question the US government’s authority to impose federal prohibitions on the state-licensed production and sale of...

‘They are trying to kill the hemp industry:’ California’s hemp-versus-marijuana clash intensifies

A California hemp bill that would provide a long-awaited green light for hemp-derived CBD products has cleared the lower chamber – but the progress has set up a cannabis clash in the...

Vermont: Governor Signs Law Providing Financial Assistance to Marijuana Operators

Republican Governor Phil Scott has signed legislation into law providing financial assistance to social equity applicants seeking to enter the retail marijuana industry. Senate Bill 25 appropriates $500,000 from the General Fund to...

Hemp and marijuana operators get creative with incentives to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

(Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.) There’s a big party on the horizon at Glass House Farms, a marijuana producer in Santa Barbara County, California. They’re calling it a fiesta,...

Delaware Forum Addresses Marijuana Myths and Misconceptions

Dover, DE –  Some of America’s leading non-profit cannabis policy experts convened for a special panel to dispel common myths associated with cannabis as a bill to end prohibition moves towards victory...

Bill to Repeal Federal Prohibition Filed By Two Republican Lawmakers

Representatives David Joyce and Don Young have introduced legislation to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act, thereby repealing the federal prohibition of cannabis and making states the primary regulators of...

Cannabis Marketing Pt. 2: The Candy Backlash

A craze that seems to have popped up and fizzled away just as fast is the whole candy edible boom. Of course, they’re still around, but the backlash has caused some lawsuits for...

Rep. Perlmutter: Let’s Make Legal Cannabis Work Better

Ed Perlmutter is a member of Congress representing Colorado’s 7th District Just one week ago, the SAFE Banking Act passed once again in the U.S. House of Representatives with overwhelming, bipartisan support...