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    Legal Cannabis in California Could Soon Become Cheaper

    In California, buying and growing legal cannabis could soon become a bit cheaper as lawmakers from the golden state have announced a bill, Assembly Bill 286, which focuses on reducing, or eliminating, two separate cannabis taxes. The bill is an effort to pave the way for the new legal cannabis industry which is struggling to […]

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      Several States May Legalize Cannabis in 2019

      Legal cannabis in the United States is expected to increase nationwide this year. Legislation concerning marijuana has been introduced in over 17 states. To the surprise of many, cannabis legalization is now underway in conservative and liberal states alike. However, several of these states are more likely to approve cannabis legalization ahead of the others. […]

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        New York Governor Cuomo Includes Cannabis Legalization in New Budget

        Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, recently announced his intentions to support the legalization of adult-use cannabis in New York. He estimates that cannabis could bring in as much as $300 million in taxes for the state. The money, according to Cuomo, would be used for cannabis enforcement, programs for alcohol and drug abuse, and […]

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          California OK’s Weed Deliveries

          A new provision was added in January 2019, to California’s marijuana regulations that will allow for marijuana deliveries all over the state – even in towns and neighborhoods where retail marijuana sales have been banned. Critics of the measure – including law enforcement officials – argue that it will make it easier for unregulated black-market transactions […]

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            Changes to Nevada Cannabis Laws Being Considered

            Nevada’s legislative session is set to begin next month, and already the agenda is filled with over a dozen bill requests for changes in the state’s recently enacted recreational cannabis laws. The requested legislative measures would deal with a range of issues from banking to allocation of tax and regulatory revenue. The language of the […]

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              New Federal Law Proposed to Remove Cannabis From CSA

              A bill was recently introduced to the House of Representatives, H.R.420, by Rep Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) proposes the federal government remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. It also requests that it gives the responsibility of regulating it to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. “While the bill number may be a bit […]

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                Oregon Considering Whether to Allow Cannabis Exports to Other States

                A new proposal is about to go before Oregon’s lawmakers regarding the export of marijuana. Oregon, already famous for its export of craft beer, fine wine, and hazelnuts, may become one of the first states to legalize the exportation of cannabis. Democratic Senator Floyd Prozanski of Oregon plans on reintroducing provisions from the Senate Bill […]

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                  California’s Cannabis Testing Troubles

                  The legalization of cannabis is a sensitive issue in many parts of the United States. Indeed, it is truly a controversial subject globally. However, in the state of California, much to the joy of its residents, cannabis was finally fully legalized at the beginning of 2018. Since that time, the cannabis industry has not been […]

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                    Emerald Cup 2018 and Changes in California’s Cannabis Culture

                    California’s Emerald Cup took place between December 15th and 16th, 2018. Swirls of pot smoke hung in the air like the fog from a horror film. However, it wasn’t flesh-eating zombies shuffling through the fog at the Sonoma fairgrounds; rather, it was 28,000 red-eyed cannabis fans. The two-day festival has become one of the most […]

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                      Cannabis Businesses Could Have Access to Banks in 2019

                      Common sense tells us it’s going to be quite the challenge to get new cannabis banking legislation passed in 2019 for most States, regardless of how profitable it is. However, there’s still hope that the cannabis industry could actually see some sort of real fix on the marijuana banking in 2019. How is that so? […]

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