Legislation

Medical Cannabis Flower Now Legal in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana’s fledgling medical marijuana program officially allowed the sale of cannabis flower on New Year’s Day.  Cannabis…

1 week ago

Progress Report: Cannabis Legalization

Senator Chuck Schumer has made cannabis legalization a priority. Let’s check in to see where the U.S. stands on legalization.

3 weeks ago

Is Weed Legal in Canada? A Guide to Local Regulations

More and more countries worldwide are legalizing weed. In Canada, its use is legal, however, under some restrictions. Are you…

2 months ago

What the United States Can Learn From Canada’s Cannabis Clarity

The inherent contradictions of American cannabis laws seem to appear in the news almost every week. At the state level,…

2 months ago

California Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Hemp in Food and Supplements

The California state legislature has passed Assembly Bill 45, which will set regulations and requirements for the production and marketing…

3 months ago

SAFE Banking Act Passes in the House (Again)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday morning the House of Representatives approved an updated version of the SAFE Banking Act, which provides…

4 months ago

Colombia (Finally!) Legalizes Dried Medical Cannabis Flower Exports

Colombia gave the go-ahead for exports of dried cannabis for medical and other industries. The Latin American country took another…

6 months ago

The True Cost of the Cannabis Potency Tax

Editor's Note: This article was published in the spring 2021 issue of Cannabis & Tech Today. New York has since…

6 months ago

Federal Cannabis Decriminalization on the Horizon

New legislation was introduced Wednesday that would decriminalize cannabis at the federal level, removing it from the list of federally…

6 months ago

Mexico Decriminalizes Adult-Use Cannabis in Remarkable Move

These are historic times for Mexico. On June 28, Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalized the recreational use of cannabis. The Court’s…

7 months ago

Quick Hits: Open Cannabis Consumption in Near Future

New Jersey Planning Board passes legal cannabis zoning that allows consumption lounges. New products & businesses normalizing cannabis. Cannabis news,…

7 months ago

Breaking News: Connecticut Legalizes Cannabis

Connecticut will be the fifth state after New York, New Mexico, Virginia, and technically New Jersey, that approved legalization this…

7 months ago

Historic Federal Bill Introduced to Decriminalize Drug Possession

50 years after the "war on drugs," U.S. House Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman and Cori Bush have revealed a bill…

7 months ago

5 Laws Every Vape Company Owner in the U.S. Should Know

It’s always an advantage to know the vaping laws governing the marketing, sales, and use of vape products, especially if…

8 months ago

Ya’ll, Alabama Just Became the 37th State to Legalize Medical Cannabis

On Monday, Alabama became the 37th state to legalize medical marijuana, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures, becoming…

8 months ago

A Lot is Going on With Legalization in Louisiana

From cannabis possession being decriminalized to Louisiana lawmakers preparing to vote to legalize adult-use cannabis consumption, a lot is happening…

8 months ago

The State of Cannabis in Colorado

How has legalization impacted Colorado? Let's take a look at the numbers and metrics shaping the state and its residents…

9 months ago

North Carolina Legislators Propose Bill to Legalize Marijuana

On April 20th, the widely celebrated holiday honoring the marijuana plant, North Carolina lawmakers introduced a bill to legalize cannabis. 

9 months ago

Considering Opportunities for the Upcoming Federal Taxation of Cannabis

When recreational cannabis is legalized and taxed, additional issues must be sorted out to create a robust, well-regulated industry.

9 months ago

Calif. Psychedelics Decriminalization Bill Passes First Committee

A bill that would decriminalize psychedelics in California has passed the state Senate Public Safety Committee by a 4-1 margin.

9 months ago