Two lawmakers from Oregon introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress on Thursday that would allow for the interstate commerce of cannabis between states with legal pot. Under the measure from Democrats Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, federal agencies would be prohibited from interfering with
Maine residents approved legal recreational marijuana back in 2016, but have been waiting on the government to approve a regulatory framework for the industry. Happily, the end of that wait is now in sight. Governor Janet Mills has signed into effect a law establishing cannabis industry guidelines
Earlier this month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill that will legalize industrial hemp and CBD products.
Now, some county prosecutors are grappling with the fallout with the new law—namely, what to do with more than 200 pot-related offenses.
The district attorney’s office in Tarrant County,
Cannabis activists in Idaho have launched a bid to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana in the state and will soon be collecting signatures to put a voter initiative on the ballot for the 2020 election. The legalization initiative was filed with the Idaho Secretary of State on Tuesday by members
It would have been impossible to guess, in the glory days of clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, that the company would one day be relying on cannabinoids to up its business forecast. But with shares down 20 percent this year, the mall staple is casting around for new ideas. Here’s the latest;
Musician and cannabis enthusiast Snoop Dogg is facing an online backlash over a social media post designed to highlight the disparate dangers between marijuana and alcohol.
Pot advocates have long touted its safety relative to booze and other drugs, of course, but Snoop ran afoul by using a legendary
Ireland on Wednesday launched a scheme that will allow its citizens to use cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Simon Harris, the country’s health minister, signed legislation that establishes a program to give patients access to marijuana for treatment purposes. “The Medical Cannabis Access Programme”
Canadian firm Tilray, Inc. has exported its first bulk shipment of medicinal cannabis oil to the United Kingdom, according to a press release from the company. The shipment comes after a controversy over another Tilray product led the U.K. government to approve the use of medical cannabis therapies
Concerned over e-cigarettes’ health risk to residents, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to become the first major United States city to ban the sale of the products. The prohibition applies to both in-store sales and delivery of e-cigarettes to city addresses.