Marijuana Legalization

Washington State Should Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board have announced a date to hear from the public in regards to homegrows and in that email, they pose three options they are considering. Three unacceptable options, the third one being the worse, don’t do shit or in their words keep it status-quo due […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Former Republican Senator Joins The Marijuana Policy Project

By Phillip Smith Former Republican US senator from New York Alphonse D’Amato will be a lobbyist for the Marijuana Policy Project, the New York Daily News reported last week. The marijuana law reform group, which has played a leading role in medical marijuana and legalization campaigns across the country, is starting a state […]

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Global Drug War

Canadian Cannabis Now Flowing Legally Into Germany

The Land of Ideas (Germany), is getting a creative boost – legal cannabis from overseas. Canadian cannabis colossus Aurora, based in Alberta, announced their first shipment of the medicine to German markets this week in to help meet the enormous demand for the plant. Earlier this year, German legislators significantly […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Will Over Regulation Hinder California Cannabis Cultivators?

The world is watching as California comes into the main fold this next year with a full adult legalization policy. The enormity of the market, matched with global regional brand recognition, and California’s propensity for bureaucracy make an interesting confluence for cannabis. Farmers have been operating, some for decades, in […]

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Marijuana Business

Michigan: MMFLA Fees Explained

The state-based fee structure for businesses applying for licensing under the state’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act was explained in some detail during the Licensing Board’s September 12 meeting at Hawk Hollow Country Club in Bath Township, Michigan. State-based fees fall into three different categories: Application Fees, Licensing Fees and […]

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Medical Marijuana

D.C. Councilmember Introduced Improvements To Medical Cannabis Program

District of Columbia Councilmember David Grosso introduced improvements to the nation’s capitol’s medical cannabis program yesterday, recognizing the power of cannabis to fight the opioid crisis. The Medical Marijuana Improvement Amendment Act of 2017 reduces major barriers that previously existed in D.C.’s medical cannabis program. Councilmember Grosso is joined by […]