California Bill Would Allow Cannabis Sales at Farmers Markets

Once again California leads the way! A bill proposed in the California legislature would allow cannabis to be sold at farmers markets and establish permits for offering cannabis at temporary state-licensed events, The measure passed the Assembly Business and Professions Committee on Tuesday. https://www.ganjapreneur.com/california-bill-would-allow-cannabis-sales-at-farmers-markets/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=california_bill_would_allow_cannabis_sales_at_farmers_markets_canopy_growth_lays_off_another_245_workers_and_more&utm_term=2022-04-29

Malta Set To Become First Country In Europe To Legalize Marijuana This Week

Malta is set to become the first country in Europe to legalize marijuana. This very small country in the Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast with its history, culture and beaches is a great tourist destination. The legislation would allow adults 18 and older to possess up to seven grams of cannabis and …

I Wanted to Join the Legal Cannabis Industry. Now I’m Sitting in Prison.

Jonathan Wall has been incarcerated for the last 12 months at the Chesapeake Detention Facility, a supermax security lock up in Baltimore, Maryland for selling weed. If convicted, he could be sentenced to anywhere from 10 years to life in prison without any possibility of parole. https://truthout.org/articles/i-wanted-to-join-the-legal-cannabis-industry-now-im-sitting-in-prison/

CANNABIS DECRIMINALIZED IN NEW ORLEANS, PARDONS 10,000 CANNABIS CONVICTIONS

The New Orleans City Council has passed a series of articles to pardon cannabis-related charges and effectively decriminalize cannabis. By unanimous vote the city council also pardoned an estimated 10,000 people. The city is also making an effort to work with the NOPD to end the war on weed – freeing the department to focus more …

Billionaire Charles Koch On Why Cannabis Should Be Legal

The legalization of marijuana at the federal in the US has acquired an unexpected and powerful ally in the person of billionaire Charles Koch – the devout libertarian known for spending a fortune on political causes. And it’s not because he’s a pothead https://www.forbes.com/sites/willyakowicz/2021/07/27/billionaire-charles-koch-on-why-cannabis-should-be-legal/?sh=52562e894a73

Amazon Is Officially a Registered Cannabis Lobbyist

It’s official! Amazon is now a registered cannabis lobbyist. And, there’s no arguing that Amazon’s mega bucks could make a difference in the lobbying effort to pass federal cannabis legislation in the United States. But who knows what kind of legislation it is going to advocate for? https://merryjane.com/news/amazon-is-officially-a-registered-cannabis-lobbyist

Sen. Schumer’s Bill Would End Cannabis Prohibition And Regulate Pot Like Tobacco

Cannabis will not achieve its full flowering in America until the end of federal regulation and Senator Chuck Schumer’s draft bill is a very important first step towards this end. But don’t start counting your chickens yet folks. Who knows if there is a majority of votes in Congress to pass it. It’s not just …

Mexico’s Catholic Church Warns Legalization Will Turn People Into Weed Addicts and “Slaves”

In the wake of Mexico’s historic Supreme Court decision on July 28th that proclaimed cannabis prohibition unconstitutional, the country’s Catholic church warns that legalization will turn people into weed addicts and slaves. In a country where 81% of people identify as catholic, how much influence is the church’s warning likely to have? https://merryjane.com/news/mexicos-catholic-church-warns-legalization-will-turn-people-into-weed-addicts-and-slaves

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