Americans ‘High’ on Legalization of Marijuana

Americans ‘High’ on Legalization of Marijuana

Americans ‘High’ on Legalization of Marijuana A new poll reveals that a high majority of American voters support the legalization of marijuana in the United States. The Quinnipiac University poll of 1,193 American voters nationwide, conducted from 20-24 April, reveals: Voters support, 63% to 33%, legalizing marijuana in the US, the highest level of support ever measured […]

New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product

New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product

New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product Monday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced a bill to legalize the hemp industry by classifying it as an agricultural commodity. Senator McConnell announced the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, co-sponsored by Sens. Ron Wyden, (D-OR)., and Rand Paul, (R-KY), alongside Kentucky Agriculture […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Medical marijuana is safe from the Justice Department for now, governors in New Jersey and Rhode Island make noises about expanding medical marijuana programs, Georgia voters are ready for a full-fledged medical marijuana law, and more. National Last Thursday, a House version of a bill aimed at encouraging medical marijuana research was filed. […]

Oregon Initiative Would Legalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’ for Medical Use

Oregon Initiative Would Legalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’ for Medical Use

Oregon Initiative Would Legalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’ for Medical Use North American Marijuana Sales to Top $10-B This Year A proposed Oregon initiative would legalize Psilocybin, aka Magic Mushrooms, for medicinal use Michigan regulators release emergency medical marijuana rules Wisconsin takes another step toward drug testing welfare and job training participants Medical Marijuana Michigan Releases Medical Marijuana […]

Canada to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

Canada to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

Canada to Legalize Marijuana in 2018 Sunday, it was reported that in April Canada’s government will announce that Marijuana will be legalized across the country by July of Y 2018. The move comes on the recommendation of a high level government task force who’s leaders briefed Canadian lawmakers at the weekend on how to handle […]

Casino Owners to Push for Overthrow of Sports Betting Ban

Casino Owners to Push for Overthrow of Sports Betting Ban

Casino Owners to Push for Overthrow of Sports Betting Ban Casino owners will renew their push to legalize sports betting at their properties, according to an executive with the gambling industry’s trade association. Industry lobbyists will be seeking a sponsor next year for legislation to overturn a Y 1992 ban on the betting, according to […]

California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana California’s state capital region could reap 20,000 jobs and generate $4.2-B in business if it becomes a hub for a legalized marijuana industry, a study released Monday showed. The report from the University of the Pacific in Stockton was commissioned by the cannabis investment company Truth Enterprises, just […]

5 US States May Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2016

5 US States May Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2016

5 US States May Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2016 About 50% of the US has already legalized marijuana for either medical or recreational use. This November, 9 US states may continue the trend. Of those 9 states, 5 have ballot initiatives that could result in legal recreational use. California could legalize recreational use, thus making […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The DEA approves a PTSD medical marijuana study, a Senate committee votes to rein in the DEA on medical marijuana, a Utah poll has very strong support for medical marijuana, and more. National Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to prevent the DEA from undermining state medical marijuana laws. The committee […]