Bills

Majority Of New Yorkers Say Marijuana Should Be Legalized, Poll Shows

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

How Can Cannabis Companies Prepare for Banking Reform?

Now that the SAFE Banking Act has cleared the U.S. House, the industry should get its financial house in order to ensure a smooth transition from cash-run to banked businesses. While it remains to be seen whether the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act will become law this year, its passage… Read more »

Congressional Bill Would Protect Students From Losing Financial Aid Over Drug Convictions

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Bill To Legalize Marijuana Through State-Run Model Introduced In Pennsylvania

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Illinois Lawmaker Introduces CBD Testing Bill

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Key Mexican Lawmaker’s Bill Would Legalize Marijuana Through Government-Run System

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Cresco Labs Receives First Adult-Use Cultivation Approvals Granted in Illinois

A major milestone for Cresco Labs having their cultivation licences approved by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. Three strategically placed facilities and 600,000 square feet of cultivation space, sets them up very nicely for the January 1st roll out of recreatiional cannabis use in Illinois. CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cresco Labs Inc. (“Cresco Labs”… Read more »

Majority Of Americans Support Decriminalizing All Drugs, Poll Finds

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Florida Congressman Wants To Downgrade Controlled Substance Scheduling For Marijuana

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Marijuana industry scores big win as House passes SAFE Banking Act

The marijuana industry scored a major victory on Wednesday, as the House of Representatives voted to let federally-insured banks work with cannabis shops and related companies in states that have legalized marijuana. This was the first-ever vote on a stand-alone cannabis bill – which is known as the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE)… Read more »

BREAKING: Victory in Congress Yesterday!

One of NCIA’s top legislative priorities, the SAFE Banking Act, was just approved by the U.S. House of Representatives in an astounding 321-103 vote, including nearly half of the voting Republicans! This sort of progress at the federal level has never been seen before and it only happened because nearly… Read more »

Beto O’Rourke Would Use Marijuana Taxes To Help Expunge Possession Convictions

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Illinois Lawmakers Partner With Tech Nonprofit To Expunge Cannabis Convictions

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Arizona Backers Revise Legalization Measure After Legal Review

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Mayor Of Chicago Introducing Ordinance Regulating Sale Of Recreational Marijuana

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »