Tags : cannabis legalization

Cash-Strapped States Look to Weed for Revenue

As the pandemic stretches into yet another month, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans continue to refuse to even entertain sending more direct federal assistance to cash-strapped states. That’s why more governors are looking to marijuana as a way to shore up their state budgets and add more revenue.  Just this week,  Pennsylvania Gov. Tom […]Read More

Many Dems (quietly) say Biden’s Out of Step on Weed

With two-thirds of Americans fully behind marijuana legalization, many Democrats are wondering why their party’s presidential nominee still isn’t. In the wake of the nationwide unrest over police brutality against black Americans and systemic racism, presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden recently unveiled his “Plan For Black America” in which he calls to “decriminalize the […]Read More

Yelp Blocks Marijuana Businesses From Two Key Advertising Features

Yelp is no longer offering two key advertising features to marijuana-related businesses, the company confirmed to Marijuana Moment. Two cannabis businesses have shared an email from Yelp announcing the policy change. It states that the company had “unfortunate news” and that it will be removing both the “Business Highlights and Portfolio advertising options for cannabis-related […]Read More

Dem Leaders Kept Pot Out of Policing Reform, In Spite of Prison Injustices

As Congress debated historic policing reform over the past few weeks, Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) says Democratic Party leaders “told” him to not offer a marijuana amendment, because it would be a distraction. That lecture from leaders of the Democratic Party came even as African Americans continue to be arrested, prosecuted and incarcerated at higher rates than their white counterparts.Read More

The ‘War on Drugs’ Hovers Over some BLM Protests

WASHINGTON – Two weekends ago, just across from a freshly fortified White House, the sun was initially setting behind the overtly symmetrical office buildings that house the likes of the Motion Picture Association of America and U.S. Chamber of Commerce you could smell freedom wafting in the air as many peaceful protestors used the first […]Read More

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