Category: Politics

Election Preview: Michigan Towns Vote Tuesday on Cannabis Bans

Despite the statewide legalization of adult cannabis use in last year’s election, some Michigan residents continue to fight with their elected municipal leaders over allowing marijuana businesses to operate locally—and the battles...

What Is CBDV (Cannabidivarin) & What Does This Cannabinoid Do?

CBDV, or cannabidivarin, is one of many molecules derived from cannabis and hemp plants. These molecules, commonly referred to as cannabinoids, are partially responsible for the many effects and therapeutic benefits cannabis...

Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

Democratic Gov. John Carney has signed legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state's marijuana possession laws.

Congress Is Out For Summer: Take Action!

Every August, members of Congress head home from the swampland of Washington, DC back to their home districts. That can only mean one thing - town hall season is upon us.

US hempseed supply to be stored in New York repository

Work has begun on creating the nation’s only hempseed bank in New York’s Finger Lakes region. The Industrial Hemp Germplasm Repository will be established at Cornell University’s agricultural research facility in Geneva. U.S. Senate...

Holy Crapo! Cannabis Banking Reform Makes Surprise Headway

A little more than a week after holding a long-delayed hearing on cannabis banking, Senate banking committee chair Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) signaled that he would be open to a reform bill. A...

Canadian cannabis producer Cronos to invest $300 million in US hemp market

Cronos Group, a Canadian vertically integrated marijuana company with international production and distribution, announced Friday it will buy four operating subsidiaries from Redwood Holding Group for $300 million. Based in Los Angeles, Redwood...

Medical Marijuana Expected Tuesday at Louisiana Dispensaries

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Medical marijuana is expected to start reaching select dispensaries in Louisiana on Tuesday, after the state agriculture department completed final testing and cleared therapeutic cannabis for release...