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April 25th, 2020

DEA Pot Scheduling Lawsuit Plaintiffs Seek Supreme Court Ruling, NJ Voters Ready to Approve Legal Pot, More… (4/24/20)

Rerolled: April 24, 2020 | #STDW

A New Jersey poll shows strong support for approving a November marijuana legalization initiative, California state government agencies are moving to ease the pandemic burden on marijuana businesses, the Supreme Court is being asked to rule on whether marijuana's designation as a Schedule I drug is unconstituional, and more. 

DEA Marijuana Scheduling Lawsuit Will Be Appealed To Supreme Court Following Dismissal. Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the DEA over the classification of marijuana will appeal to the US Supreme Court after the 2nd US Court of Appeals ruled against them last week. The appeals court had recommended that plaintiffs seek administrative policy change instead, but they will ask the Supreme Court to rule that keeping marijuana in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is unconstitutional because it imposes undue burdens that jeopardize patients' lives.

California Offers Marijuana Firms Tax Help to Cope with Coronavirus Pandemic Fallout. The state has issued new guidelines aimed at helping businesses, including marijuana businesses, survive the pandemic. The programs, a mix of extensions, relief, and deferrals, will allow many marijuana companies to keep operations going and meet payroll. The initiatives are coming from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), the Office of Tax Appeals and the Franchise Tax Board.

New Jersey Poll Finds Residents Ready to Approve Marijuana Legalization in November. Unable to reach agreement on a marijuana legalization bill, the state legislature punted the issue to the voters, placing a legislative legalization initiative on the November ballot. Now, a new poll from the Monmouth University Polling Institute finds voters are ready to approve it. The poll had support at 61%, with only 34% opposed.

Virginia Legislature Rejects Governor's Bid to Delay Legal Marijuana Study. The legislature has rejected two proposed amendments to its decriminalization bill from Gov. Ralph Northam (D), including one that called for a delay in the end date for a study on marijuana legalization included in the bill. The House had initially agree to the change, but the Senate rejected it, and House members were unable to add the delay back in when they received the Senate bill for a final vote. The bill, Senate Bill 2, will decriminalize small-time pot possession effective July 1.


Canadian Nurse Busted Smuggling 150 Pounds of Marijuana Into United States

Rerolled from a High Times Original Article A Canadian first responder has been arrested after Border Patrol found …
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Friday, April 24, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

rerolled on giantweed from a Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesFriday, April 24, 2020 | Curated by host Shea …
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How much does it cost California cannabis growers to safety test?

The high cost of testing cannabis in California leads to higher prices for the consumer, which could drive …
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Push to Let Legal Pot Businesses Get Pandemic Aid, Bloody Gun Battles in Mexico, More… (4/23/20)

Rerolled: April 23, 2020 | #STDW A push is on in Congress to secure coronavirus pandemic relief aid …
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For the 2020 cycle, Dr. Bronner’s is supporting the legalization of #psychedelic therapy with more than $1 million, plus another million to ending racist #cannabis prohibition in six conservative-leaning states, setting up full legalization at the federal level in 2021.

@JoeBiden @NewGirlSam I can’t believe I have to say this but mr.vice president please get on board to #legalize #Marijuana and realize that times have changed

Let’s go out into the world and Educate while we Medicate and Recreate!
#cannabis #keepitgrowing #staylit #stonerfam

#CBD #THC #marijuana REPEAT/Halo Announces Proposed Acquisition of Nasalbinoid Natural Devices and Concurrent Private Placement
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Halo Labs Inc. (“Halo” or the “Company”) (NEO: HALO, OTCQX: AGEEF, #cannabiscommunity

Have a fresh start!🌿


#cannabis #weed #cbd Cannabis stores in Ontario no longer deemed essential, will close this weekend  

Cannabis stores across Ontario will have to close as of Saturday night after the provincial government removed them #cannabiscommunity

@ACLU #SystemicRacism = #JimCrow #Cannabis #Cannabinoids are to be eaten as meat the operate our #ImmuneSystem to help us Fight #COVID19 1973 #THC kills #Cancer Cell in Petri Dish ~ Over 500 nutrients many are unique to #Marijuana

Legal #cannabis businesses are facing significant federal bias in obtaining aid during these unprecedented and uncertain times.

Firm founder Dave Rodman discusses the importance of the market’s federal acceptance with Cannabis Business Times here: #SBA