Category: Politics

California: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Permitting Medical Cannabis Use in Hospitals

Members of the California Assembly and Senate have advanced legislation to the Governor’s desk permitting for the use of medical cannabis products within hospitals and other eligible health care facilities. Senate Bill 311...

Maine’s adult-use cannabis market breaks state record again

Since Maine’s adult use cannabis market legalized in October of 2020, sales increased steadily each month. Last month, August of 2021, Maine surpassed its record of cannabis sales in the state....

South Dakota: Lawmakers Seek to Repeal Vote Permitting Home Cultivation of Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers are moving forward with efforts to remove provisions from the state’s voter-approved medical cannabis law that permit qualified patients to home-cultivate personal use quantities of cannabis. Nearly 70 percent of voters...

Texas: Expansions to Medical Cannabis Access Law Take Effect

Legislative changes to the state’s limited medical access law went into effect on Wednesday, September 1. The changes permit physicians to recommend low-THC, high-CBD formulations of cannabis to patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress...

Senator Bernie Sanders still working towards federal legalization

Senator Bernie Sanders is working overtime towards ending the infamous drug war and federally legalizing marijuana. Senator Sanders has stated multiple times in the past of his support on the pressing issue....

California: State NORML Affiliate Recommends Voting ‘No’ on Gubernatorial Recall

California voters will decide next week on whether to recall Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. The September 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election ballot will ask voters if they wish to remove the...

New York gets the ball rolling on Marijuana marketplace

Governor Hochul is utilizing that newly appointed momentum as best she can, and has already appointed two key positions in the Cannabis Control Board and Office of Cannabis Management. In the same day,...

Mexico is giving legal weed yet another shot

Here we go again! Although, to be fair, circumstances are a little different this time around. In a new statement, Senator Julio Ramón Menchaca Salazar of the MORENA party has stated that marijuana will...