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    FDA States CBD Products Are Unapproved and Illegal

    It is not surprising that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has a hardcore stance on cannabis in general. It is likely for that reason that they have shown no favor to CBD thus far. However, the CBD trend is one of the fastest-growing movements in the entire cannabis industry. And that’s saying a […]

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      How Does Bernie Sanders Plan to Legalize Cannabis?

      Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, is a long-time supporter of the idea of federal marijuana reform. He, as do many others, believing it’s “insane” to continue classifying the substance as a Schedule I drug (like heroin). In a recent interview with Joe Rogan, Sanders said he would use an executive order to legalize […]

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        FBI Investigating Cannabis Industry Corruption

        The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) is requesting leads on corruption within the marijuana industry. In a statement Public Affairs expert Mollie Halpern said that the State needs licenses in place to produce or sell Marijuana meaning that public officials may become embroiled in bribery while producers seek licenses. During the FBI podcast Halpern stated […]

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          Ads for Unlicensed Cannabis Retailers Removed from Weedmaps After Cease & Desist

          Advertising mogul Weedmaps announced that it will now need state license numbers for all listings on their site selling marijuana products. This implies it will no longer post ads for unlicensed cannabis shops and third-party delivery companies. This could mean a sharp increase in sales for legal sellers who have been battling against illegal unlicensed […]

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            Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Introduces Cannabis Reform Bill

            On July 23rd, 2019 legislation was filed to decriminalize marijuana across by Jerrold Nadler and Kamala Harris, who are U.S House Judiciary chair and a presidential candidate, respectively. The bill would open the doors for various legitimate marijuana producers if it came into play. Much like the governmental legislation of hemp, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment […]

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              Medical Cannabis Patients in Georgia Can Now Legally Purchase Their Medicine

              Georgia patients who’ve been breaking the law will soon have the legal right to purchase cannabis, including oils, they’ve already had the right to possess. This past Wednesday, Gov. Kemp signed legislation in an attempt to alleviate the situation. He called the new legislation a carefully crafted and balanced measure that will expand access for […]

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                Multiple Cannabis-Related Bills Advance Through Texas Legislature

                Alabama, Hawaii, and Missouri committees have advanced bills to decriminalize cannabis. The Gov. of New Mexico has also signed cannabis decriminalization into law. And by all appearances, Texas may be the next state to join the ranks of decriminalization. On Wednesday the Texas House committee approved a cannabis bill to expand the medical marijuana program […]

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                  Code Violations Cost California Cultivator’s Permit

                  On the Central Coast of California, a large cannabis cultivation op finds itself on the verge of disaster as county supervisors recently decided to revoke their business permit. The situation, as unfortunate as it is for the company, goes a long way in making an example of how cannabis businesses in the state must show […]

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                    Los Angeles Targeting Illegal Cannabis Operators with Lawsuits and Fines

                    The City of Los Angeles Attorney’s office has announced its plan to crack down on cannabis businesses which are operating illegally. They have already made an example of one South L.A. operator and many of its associates. Legal cannabis businesses in the state will take notice of these actions, no doubt. Those being targeted by […]

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                      Tax Time in California Still Makes Cannabis Growers Anxious

                      California is still struggling to come up with a more efficient way to collect taxes from its legal cannabis industry. Its been three years since the legalization of recreational cannabis, and over two decades since the legalization of medical cannabis. On tax day, you can almost hear the anxiety in the air as taxpayers line […]

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