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Legal Weed Weekly Wrap: California’s Anticipated Marijuana Banking Bill Stalls, But Other Measures Clear Committees

August 18, 2018   ·   0 Comments

California Lawmakers had their hands full with cannabis bills up for hearings for the week ending Friday, August 17, 2018. The state’s marijuana industry must ...

California Lawmakers Kill Plan to Charter Banks for Marijuana Businesses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers killed a plan Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, to create a state-backed banking system for the recreational marijuana market, meaning ...

Poll: Marijuana Used ‘Occasionally’ or ‘Regularly’ by 1 in 4 Young Americans. All right!

Are you a young American? If so, and all apologies to David Bowie, do you remember President Nixon? Perhaps not, but it is more likely ...

California Collects Only $82M From Marijuana Taxes, Less Than Half of $185M Anticipated Since Legalization

By, Michael R. Blood LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to the taxman, California’s legal cannabis market is off to a sluggish start. Marijuana ...

Strain Review: Cru Cannabis’s Star Pebbles

The Strain Review is the quintessential Marijuana.com column. And since cannabis consumers come in many forms, we’ve included multiple points of view. Our longtime reviewer ...

Hawaii Approves First Dispensary to Open on Big Island

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health has signaled a green light for a medical cannabis dispensary to start growing on the Big Island. ...

Frustrated Californians Give Marijuana Regulators the What-for

By, Michael R. Blood LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s largest legal marijuana market is struggling. Illicit sales continue to thrive. A shaky supply chain ...

Missouri US Senate Candidates Signal Support for Medical Marijuana

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Running for a third term, Democratic US Sen. Claire McCaskill says she supports measures on Missouri’s November ballot to increase ...

Legal Weed: 10 Bills Go Before California Lawmakers

California lawmakers will have their hands full with 10 cannabis bills slated for hearings for the week of August 13, 2018. The Legislature will hear ...

Ahead of Primary, 2 of 3 Minnesota DFL Candidates for Governor Support Legalizing Marijuana

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The three candidates running for the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party governor nomination are highlighting their differences in the homestretch to ...

Concentrate Review: An Orange Soda You Can Dab? That’s incredibles!

If “Dabs?” is the question, then Orange Soda Live Resin is the answer. If you’re already familiar with high-end edibles, chances are you’ve heard of ...

Blunt Truths: Introduction — How One Man Turned the Law and Society Against Weed

By, A L Katz Blunt Truths is an ongoing series that explores marijuana, human beings, euphoria, and racism — and how a product and a ...

Aug. 11, 2018: OK Relaxes MMJ Guidelines; Dispensaries Don’t Increase Teen Use; Florida Congress Member Talks Protection and Compassion for Patients

The week ending Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, was a busy one for marijuana reform. Oklahoma walked back some draconian medical marijuana policy, but will it ...

Legal Weed: California Lawmakers Leave Many Marijuana Policies in Suspense

California lawmakers returned from summer recess to a busy week of committee hearings. Seventeen cannabis bills had hearings in Sacramento for the week ending Friday, ...

Massachusetts Might License More Marijuana Testing Labs

BOSTON (AP) — State marijuana regulators could approve independent testing laboratories by the end of August 2018, clearing what’s been a key roadblock to opening ...

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