• January 23, 2021

Tags : cannabis legalization

Joe Biden Includes Marijuana Decriminalization In New ‘Plan For Black America’

Former Vice President Joe Biden is using a newly released plan on racial justice to tout his existing modest marijuana reform proposals. The presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee said he would “decriminalize the use of cannabis and automatically expunge all prior cannabis use convictions” as part of a “Plan For Black America” his campaign released on Monday. […]Read More

Dear, Cannabis Voter — You Still Have the Power

In states where it’s legal — including Colorado, Michigan and Pennsylvania — medical and retail cannabis stores are being considered “essential businesses” and allowed to stay open. When you consider that cannabis just a decade ago was overall completely illegal, that’s some serious progress. That progress is because of the Cannabis Voter. A majority of […]Read More

Remembering Charlotte Figi

Charlotte Figi, the young girl with Dravet’s syndrome whose story became the face of the healing properties of cannabidiol and helped change laws around the world, died Tuesday, likely of complications from the COVID-19 virus. This is sad news indeed. Figi’s story was first seen on the Sanjay Gupta CNN specials, Weed and Weed 2, […]Read More

Marijuana Legalization — From Grassroots to Essential

In a time of worldwide uncertainty such as the COVID-19 pandemic, relaxation and relief can be difficult to come by. Many people have fallen ill, lost considerable income, or are concerned about the future. For cannabis consumers, the urge to achieve a sense of internal balance precedes the rolling of a joint, puffing of a […]Read More

Americans Want Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Stay Open As ‘Essential Services,’ Poll Finds

A majority of Americans believe that medical cannabis dispensaries should be kept open as “essential services” amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll. The survey asked simply: “Do you believe medical marijuana dispensaries should or should not be considered essential services?” Fifty-three percent said the cannabis providers should be regarded as essential, 26 […]Read More

Minority Marijuana Business Group Defends Bernie Sanders’s Comments On Legalization And Race

The country’s first diversity-focused marijuana trade association came to Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-VT) aid on Thursday, issuing a statement “to affirm our support and appreciation” for the 2020 presidential candidate’s recent comments on minority involvement in the legal cannabis industry. During a Democratic primary debate on Tuesday, Sanders pledged not only to end federal marijuana prohibition and […]Read More

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