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January 23rd, 2020

Chronicle AM: NM & NY Govs Call for MJ Legalization, NJ Gov Signs Criminal Justice Bills, More… (1/22/20)

Two Democratic governors push for marijuana legalization, another Democratic governor signs a package of criminal justice reform bills, and more.Marijuana PolicyNew Mexico Governor…

January 23rd, 2020

Taking It to the Streets: States That Could Vote on Marijuana in November [FEATURE]

Last year wasn't a great one for advancing marijuana legalization at the state level. Despite high hopes for New Jersey and New York, state legislatures…

January 22nd, 2020

Toronto Spent Over $350,000 to Blockade Illegal Cannabis Shops With Concrete

The concrete barricades did not produce the desired outcomes. The post Toronto Spent Over $350,000 to Blockade Illegal Cannabis Shops With Concrete appeared first on…

January 22nd, 2020

West Virginia Lawmaker Plans to Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Does Sammi Brown’s bill stand a chance in Republican-dominated West Virginia? The post West Virginia Lawmaker Plans to Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill appeared first on…

January 22nd, 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Rumors Are That MedMen Is Unable To Pay Vendors (Green Market Report) // New Mexico Governor Says It’s ‘High Time’ To Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana Moment) // Arizona climate blamed for ‘off the charts’ THC failure in first hemp crops (Marijuana […]

January 22nd, 2020

Intellectual Property Protections for Cannabis Cultivars

Is the law on the side of cannabis cultivators? The post Intellectual Property Protections for Cannabis Cultivars appeared first on High Times.

January 22nd, 2020

Chronicle AM: Tulsi Gabbard Says Legalize All Drugs, NY Pot Poll Shows Strong Support, More… (1/21/20)

Tulsi Gabbard comes out for drug legalization, a New York poll has strong support for marijuana legalization, Dutch opinion-shapers push for a new drug policy,…

January 21st, 2020

Officials Say Arizona Hemp Crops Testing Positive for THC

40 percent of all state harvests have been deemed too loud for sale or processing. The post Officials Say Arizona Hemp Crops Testing Positive for…

January 21st, 2020

Experts Report Cannabis Sales on Oregon-Idaho Border 420% Higher Than Average

Some figures are on-the-nose…and then there’s this one. The post Experts Report Cannabis Sales on Oregon-Idaho Border 420% Higher Than Average appeared first on High…

January 21st, 2020

Doctors Warn Cannabis May Interact With Certain Heart Medications

If you use certain types of heart medication, pot may not be risk-free. The post Doctors Warn Cannabis May Interact With Certain Heart Medications appeared…

January 21st, 2020

Oklahoma Makes Record Revenue With Marijuana Tax Dollars

In a big win for state coffers, Oklahoma has made a record revenue with medical marijuana tax dollars over the past year and a half…

January 21st, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Proposed 10% THC Limit in Washington Could Wreck Its Entire Weed Industry (Merry Jane) // Joe Biden Again Says No To Marijuana Legalization Without More Studies (Marijuana Moment) // ‘Suffering’ medical pot patients have seen supply dwindle for months: ‘There’s […]

January 20th, 2020

Mexican Senate Proposes Latest Draft For Cannabis Legalization

Activists are doubtful that the new plan appropriately centers consumer rights. The post Mexican Senate Proposes Latest Draft For Cannabis Legalization appeared first on High…

January 20th, 2020

Cuomo Vows To Legalize Marijuana In 2020

New Yorkers may be feeling a bit of deja vu as Gov. Andrew Cuomo vows to legalize marijuana in 2020. New Yorkers remember a similar…

January 20th, 2020

Washington State Lawmakers Propose Bill That Would Limit THC in Certain Products

If passed, the new rule would only affect non-medical users. The post Washington State Lawmakers Propose Bill That Would Limit THC in Certain Products appeared…

January 18th, 2020

Chronicle AM: Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Drop, Drug Czar Touts Reduced Overdoses, More… (1/17/20)

A New Mexico pot legalization bill gets filed, Rhode Island's governor calls for legalization, the drug czar touts a drop in drug overdose deaths, and…

January 18th, 2020

Governor of New Mexico Starts Campaign to Legalize Marijuana

Lujan Grisham anticipates that legalization will boost the state’s economy. The post Governor of New Mexico Starts Campaign to Legalize Marijuana appeared first on High…

January 17th, 2020

Florida Teacher In Danger of Losing His Job Because He Uses Medical Marijuana

Florida’s 2016 medical cannabis law does not protect patients who work for employers with zero-tolerance, drug-free workplace policies. The post Florida Teacher In Danger of…

January 17th, 2020

Cops Are Using ‘Nasal Ranger’ To Target Marijuana Users

In another blatant attempt to stigmatize marijuana use and the plant itself, cops are using the ‘Nasal Ranger’ to target marijuana users. The Michigan town…

January 17th, 2020

Cannabis Edibles Fly Off Shelves on First Day of Ontario Sales

Online and offline supplies did not prove sufficient for eager consumers. The post Cannabis Edibles Fly Off Shelves on First Day of Ontario Sales appeared…

January 17th, 2020

Focus on opioids and cannabis in chronic pain media coverage

New Zealand media reports on chronic pain are focusing on treatments involving opioids and cannabis at the expense of best practice non-drug treatments, researchers have…

January 17th, 2020

Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy

A new study has definitively shown that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, during pregnancy has significant impact on placental and…

January 17th, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, January 17, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed After Governor Puts Issue On 2020 Agenda (Marijuana Moment) // Global Cannabis Sales Grow 48% to $15 Billion in 2019 (Valdosta Daily Times (AP)) // 40% of Arizona’s Hemp Crops Must Be Destroyed Due […]

January 17th, 2020

Chronicle AM: NM Governor Says Legalize Weed This Year, KY Criminal Justice Reform Push, More… (1/16/20)

New Mexico could legalize marijuana next month, Virginia activists says marijuana decriminalization is not enough, Kentucky prepares to go to work on criminal justice reforms,…

January 17th, 2020

Update: Illinois’ Cresco Labs Cannabis Workers Vote to Unionize

The state sees its first win in the cannabis labor movement. The post Update: Illinois’ Cresco Labs Cannabis Workers Vote to Unionize appeared first on…

January 16th, 2020

High Times Announces Launch of Flagship Retail Stores

High Times merch and memorabilia, anyone? The post High Times Announces Launch of Flagship Retail Stores appeared first on High Times.

January 16th, 2020

Seven Mississippi Doctors Pen Letter in Support of Medical Cannabis Initiative

In their letter, the seven doctors blast the Board of Health’s resolution against medical cannabis, which they say is filled with misinformation and debunked claims.…

January 16th, 2020

Officials Say That Chicago Cannabis Taxes May Exceed 41% By Summer

Illinois is still ironing out its recreational marijuana industry. The post Officials Say That Chicago Cannabis Taxes May Exceed 41% By Summer appeared first on…

January 16th, 2020

Colorado Bill Protects Employees Who Use Pot Off The Clock

  A newly introduced Colorado bill aims to protect employees who use pot off the clock. The bill specifically “prohibits an employer from terminating an…

January 16th, 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, January 16, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Congressional Hearing Exposes Marijuana Research Limitations Imposed By Federal Law (Marijuana Moment) // New California-based marijuana strains drew a line around the block in Baltimore. Could more be coming (Baltimore Sun) // Lawmakers Consider Ending Residency Requirement for Marijuana Workers […]

January 16th, 2020

Study sheds light on link between cannabis, anxiety and stress

A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions,…

January 16th, 2020

Chronicle AM: MI Jail Task Force Recommendations, Congress Wants Answers on Meth and Cocaine ODs, More… (1/15/20)

The Czech Pirate Party reaches for the stars, House members want answers from the administration about rising meth and cocaine deaths, and more.StimulantsCongressional…

January 16th, 2020

Tennessee Bill Proposes To Decriminalize Marijuana

  Amidst the wave of marijuana reform expected this year, a recent Tennessee bill proposes to decriminalize marijuana possession statewide and give voters the chance…

January 16th, 2020

Six Rikers Island Guards Charged in Drug Smuggling, Bribery Case

Several inmates were charged as well. The post Six Rikers Island Guards Charged in Drug Smuggling, Bribery Case appeared first on High Times.

January 15th, 2020

Illinois Regulators Investigating Violations of Cannabis Stockpiling Rule

Potential violations of a rule against stockpiling products from a single supplier could lead to huge fines for Illinois cannabis dispensaries. The post Illinois Regulators…

January 15th, 2020

Advocacy Committee Presents Two Ballot Initiatives to Legalize Cannabis in Montana

If all goes according to plan, Montana residents could vote on marijuana this year. The post Advocacy Committee Presents Two Ballot Initiatives to Legalize Cannabis…

January 15th, 2020

College students use more marijuana in states where it's legal, but they binge drink less

Marijuana use among college students has been trending upward for years, but in states that have legalized recreational marijuana, use has jumped even higher. A…

January 15th, 2020

Impaired driving — even once the high wears off

Researchers have discovered that recreational marijuana use affects driving ability even when users are not intoxicated. Cannabis users had more accidents, drove at higher speeds,…

January 15th, 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Illinois dispensaries sold more than $19.7 million in recreational marijuana the first 12 days of sales (Chicago Tribune) // FDA Would Be Required To Allow CBD Product Marketing Under New Bipartisan Bill (Marijuana Moment) // New Hampshire Lawmakers Take New […]

January 15th, 2020

Chronicle AM: MT Legal Pot Initiatives Filed, NJ Governor Signs Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill, More… (1/14/20)

Montana activists have rolled out a parir of marijuana legalization initiatives, a Colorado bill aims to protect workers who use marijuana during their time away…