Category: Business

Congresswoman Introduces Resolution to End Discrimination in Cannabis Industry

It’s common knowledge that people of color have been disproportionately punished for decades by cannabis prohibition laws, but these same policies have created restrictive rules in many states, which block communities that have been targeted by the war on drugs from participating in the legal cannabis industry. A new resolution filed in Congress on Thursday seeks […]

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Facebook Blocking Cannabis Pages

Facebook has not been seen favorably by many for some time, and its recent censorship won’t help its image. Many cannabis-related pages are reporting that the sociial media goliath is “shadow-banning” their pages on the platform. Recently, pages with “marijuana” and “cannabis” in their names stopped appearing in search results. The pages are still active […]

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Marijuana Banks Are Standing Up to Jeff Sessions

The nation’s banking institutions are fighting back against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his archaic and outdated attempts to roll back pot progress. The marijuana banks have begun a big lobbying push to loosen federal restrictions on the surging legalized cannabis industry. Empowered by support from both President Donald Trump and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) […]

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Virginia Approves CBD for Patients

The Virginia Senate voted unanimously Monday to pass the Joint Commission on Health Care bill SB 726, which will let Virginia doctors recommend the use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil for the treatment of any diagnosed condition or disease. This comes on the heels of Friday’s unanimous passing of the companion bill, HB 1251, in the Virginia […]

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Arizona Wants Independent Cannabis Testing

An Arizona lawmaker has drafted new legislation that would require medical marijuana products to undergo Independent Cannabis Testing for safety and accurate labeling for the first time in Arizona. State Sen. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu, said he intends to introduce the bill later this week. Unlike most states with medical marijuana programs, Arizona does not establish contaminant […]

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OLCC Will Inspect Outdoor Grows

Oregon regulators’ plan to observe and inspect the coming outdoor harvest will inconvenience many cannabis producers, but some industry watchers believe it shouldn’t be a significant extra financial burden. Here are the basic facts involved in the issue: The federal government – in particular,  the U.S. attorney for Oregon – is scrutinizing Oregon’s MJ industry […]

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