New Mexico Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill

A New Mexico Senate committee approved a bill on Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for adult use. With a little more than three weeks left in the state’s short 2020 legislative session, lawmakers are making clear their intent to advance the legalization proposal in a timely fashion. The bill, which is supported by Gov. Michelle... Continue Reading →

Take Note, US: Jamaica Is Helping Indigenous Farmers Enter the Weed Game

Jamaican cannabis regulators have just unveiled a new plan that they hope will help indigenous farmers transition from black market weed growers to fully-legal medical marijuana cultivators. Earlier this month, the Jamaican government announced plans to expand the country's Alternative Development Programme, which was created to provide local farmers with the technical and financial support... Continue Reading →

CBD Buyer’s Guide: Ingredient Quality, Purity & Diet

Many CBD manufacturers today are well aware of the ethical importance of using organic products that come from cruelty-free sources and are additionally sympathetic to those members of the population that have special dietary restrictions. Due to this, most of the larger and more reputable suppliers of CBD products make an effort only to use... Continue Reading →

The Daily Hit: January 28th, 2020

Its time for your Daily Hit of cannabis financial news for January 28th, 2020.    On the Site   Emerald Using Shares to Pay Bills Canadian cannabis company Emerald Health Therapeutics (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) had entered into a shares for debt transaction with Emerald Health Sciences, a control person for the former company. Presently,... Continue Reading →

Cleveland Decriminalizes Weed, Seals Records for Low-Level Offenses

Cleveland’s city council just decriminalized weed. On Monday, the Cleveland City Council voted 15-2 to stop all prosecution for low-level pot offenses, namely possession of small amounts for personal use. Of course, “small amounts” is relative here, as the city set the maximum amount at 200 grams, or a whopping 7 ounces.  “Across the United... Continue Reading →

LAPD Officer Arrested for Stealing Cash During Raid of Grow Operation

The Los Angeles Police Department has been stepping up the intensity of its crackdown on the city’s numerous unlicensed cannabis shops, grows and other operations. But this week, one LAPD officer fell afoul of the law himself during a raid on a grow operation somewhere in the vicinity of Echo Park, Highland Park and Silver... Continue Reading →

LAPD Officer Arrested for Stealing Cash During Raid of Grow Operation

The Los Angeles Police Department has been stepping up the intensity of its crackdown on the city’s numerous unlicensed cannabis shops, grows and other operations. But this week, one LAPD officer fell afoul of the law himself during a raid on a grow operation somewhere in the vicinity of Echo Park, Highland Park and Silver... Continue Reading →

A Tennessee Man Was Just Arrested for Smoking a Joint in Court

Image via A Tennessee man just shocked a local court by sparking up a joint and smoking it right in front of the judge. This past Monday, 20-year-old Spencer Alan Boston was summoned to a criminal court in Lebanon, TN, on a minor cannabis possession charge. Boston approached the bench to discuss his sentence with... Continue Reading →

Military Officials Warn Soldiers to Avoid All CBD Products or Risk Punishment

Photo via A pair of social media posts from the Department of Defense and the United States Air Force has emphasized the military’s stance on CBD use by active soldiers: Don’t touch the stuff.  First spotlighted by Marijuana Moment writer Kyle Jager, the dual Twitter posts focused on both hemp and cannabis-derived CBD, and noted... Continue Reading →

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