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Polis Invokes Tenth Amendment To Protect State Pot Programs In 2019...
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 8:23 pm
Representative Jared Polis has been trying to protect state-compliant cannabis businesses since long before United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded nine years’ worth of federal pot protections in January. With his latest […]
Canada: Treat Marijuana Like Any Other Farm Crop, Group Tells City
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 8:17 pm
It’s a philosophical question that’s circulated through Hamilton city hall for months: when it comes to city rules, should growing marijuana be considered the same as growing cucumbers? Now, a group of local farmers says yes. The […]
CT: Legislation Would Create Marijuana ‘Lounges’ And Dispensaries...
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 8:09 pm
A bill legalizing marijuana before the General Assembly’s judiciary committee would create a network of marijuana lounges in addition to regulating the sale of pot through a new state Liquor and Marijuana Control Commission. The bill would […]
How CBD Oil Convinced My Adopted Dog That Everything Is Actually OK
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 8:04 pm
Training an adopted dog with entrenched behaviors is never easy. They are anxious about new spaces, new humans, and new routines, and they bring months or years of instincts and unknown history to their new homes. While there is no substitute for […]
ID: As Garden City Shop Waits For Permit To Sell CBD Oil, Other Cities...
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 7:38 pm
Welcomed Science has sought for more than a year to get Garden City’s permission to sell products derived from hemp plants, a cousin of the marijuana plant that’s bred to have almost none of the chemical that makes people high. The […]
Florida Passing Bill Legalizing Recreational Use Of Marijuana Is Fake News
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 7:25 pm
The state of Florida passing a bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana is fake news. There is no truth to a report that marijuana is now legal in Florida thanks to new legislation allowing the use of the weed by smokers. Unfortunately, for […]
Majority Now Support Marijuana Legalization In Both United States &...
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 7:12 pm
Marijuana legalization is at the forefront of debate not just in the United States of America, but in all other NAFTA countries as well. Canada and Mexico seem to be in the cusp of legalizing marijuana, but what about the US? “The polls […]
Small Marijuana Growers Squeezed Out By Legalization And Regulation
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 7:06 pm
It’s often been noted that regulations can impose larger relative costs on small businesses and can serve to protect incumbent firms from new competitors. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein noted that new regulations created a […]
Connecticut Mulls Over Marijuana Legalization To Avoid Losing Tax Revenue...
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 6:57 pm
With the upcoming legalization of cannabis retail in nearby states Connecticut is re-evaluating their own stance on the matter. A similar push to legalize cannabis sales in Connecticut failed last year. But there’s extra urgency this time […]
NV: Why This Brookings Expert Took The VA To Task Over Medical Marijuana
by Ron Strider on March 19, 2018 at 6:52 pm
The title of John Hudak’s January report examining the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ response to a congressional inquiry on medical marijuana pulls no punches. “When the VA lies to Congress about medical marijuana, it lies […]