Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Marijuana Legislation

Democrats Reject Marijuana Legalization For Official Party Platform

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) rejected an amendment proposal to support legalizing cannabis at the federal level.

House Speaker Admits Marijuana Could Save Texas Economy, But Won’t Pursue It

"It certainly could be a help. It could augment the shortfall. But I don't believe it's anywhere near a singular solution," said GOP Speaker Dennis Bonnen.

Presidential Poll: Who Is More Likely To Legalize Marijuana If Elected?

Who do you think has a better chance of legalizing marijuana if elected POTUS: Joe Biden or Donald Trump?

Arizona Emerges As Fierce Battleground For Marijuana Legalization

An Arizona Public Opinion Pulse (AZPOP) poll released this week found that 62% of voters favor legal marijuana.

Congress Approves CBD Use For Military Members

A memo that was recently made public revealed the Pentagon had quietly moved to make CBD use a punishable offense for military troops.

NJ Gov. Suggests Legal Marijuana As Post-Pandemic Economic Fix

Phil Murphy has pushed cannabis legalization multiple times through the Democrat-controlled Legislature, but has been unable to secure the necessary votes.

This Black Veteran Was Just Sent To Prison For Possession Of Medical Marijuana

Sean Worsley, a disabled Black veteran who served in Iraq and was awarded a Purple Heart for his service, received a five-year prison sentence because of a simple mistake.

Biden-Sanders Task Force Does Not Recommend Legalizing Marijuana

While the unity taskforce pushed Biden farther left on cannabis policy, the former Vice President still doesn't support ending prohibition.

Enormous Tax Revenue Is Exactly Why The Feds Won’t Legalize Cannabis

State governments may gain money from legal cannabis, but the feds would actually lose money should prohibition end.

Biden-Sanders Task Force Gets Heated About Marijuana Legalization

The task force is split on whether to include cannabis reform among its recommendations to Joe Biden for the upcoming election.

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Cannabis Cravings: A New Study Addresses Why It Happens

We now have a better understanding of why cannabis users crave the herb — and it has a lot to do with brain connectivity.

Democrats Reject Marijuana Legalization For Official Party Platform

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) rejected an amendment proposal to support legalizing cannabis at the federal level.

Weed Edibles Have Sold Really Well During The Pandemic

Experts believed that the pandemic would be a great time for cannabis edibles. Sales now show that these predictions were true.

3 Ways COVID Is Hurting CBD Sales

The report stated that in 2020, the US hemp-derived CBD market is projected to reach 14% growth from 2019 sales, down from original projections of over 30%.