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Sorry, bro. Pot won't be allowed at this year's Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Or next year's, or any foreseeable-in-the-future years. The promoter is that anti-cannabis. Though recreational cannabis use became legal in California on New Year's Day and the...
A bill to work around the move by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' move to rescind the Cole Memo has been announced in Congress. The bipartisan "Sensible Enforcement of Cannabis Act" was introduced by House members Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Lou...
Marijuana could soon be removed from the federal government's most restrictive category of narcotics and the legality of hemp-derived CBD could also be cleared up, depending on the outcome of two cases that will be heard this week. A federal...
A lawmaker in Georgia's legislature has just proposed a measure to legalize recreational marijuana use. State Senator Curt Thompson, a Democrat from Tucker, is seeking to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana flower. He also wants to...
Assemblyman Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) on Monday announced he has introduced an assembly bill that would ease restrictions on cities, to allow cannabis use and sales at temporary festivals and special events. AB 2020 will give greater flexibility to cities to...
Crazy Cannabis Laws

5 Crazy Cannabis Laws

Nonsensical marijuana laws extend beyond the federal government's War on Drugs. Below, check out some marijuana laws from U.S. states and around the world that will leave you scratching your head. Nevada Sorry, Nevada, you are not the only state in...
On January 1, 2018, California’s cannabis industry celebrated the start of adult-use cannabis sales under rigorous regulations modeled largely after Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole’s August 29, 2013, “Guidance Regarding Marijuana Enforcement” memorandum and its February 14, 2014,...

Caveat Cannabis

When the United States Senate anointed one of its own—Alabama Republican Jeff Sessions—attorney general in February 2017, the legal cannabis industry barely batted an eye. Although Sessions is an outspoken opponent of legalization (he infamously said “good people don’t...
The proposal has bi-partisan support with both Democratic and Republican leaders backing it. Overall, 78 lawmakers have signed on as co-sponsors.
A bill introduced by Massachusetts state lawmakers would shield marijuana consumers and businesses in compliance with state law from federal prosecution. The tension between state and federal governing bodies has been building for a while, especially since the Trump administration has...

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