Politics

GOP Committee Approves Bill Banning Most Hemp Products

GOP Committee Approves Bill Banning Most Hemp Products

By Gene Mcklnley / July 12, 2024 /

House Committee Advances Bill Potentially Banning Most Consumable Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Products A bill advancing through a GOP-controlled House committee could effectively ban most consumable hemp-derived cannabinoid products, such as delta-8…

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Governor Signs PA Budget: 280E Relief, No Cannabis Legalization

Governor Signs PA Budget: 280E Relief, No Cannabis Legalization

By Gene Mcklnley / July 12, 2024 /

Pennsylvania Governor Approves Budget Legislation Without Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro has signed into law a package of budget legislation that notably excludes provisions for legalizing adult-use marijuana,…

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Congressional Rescheduling of Cannabis Superior to DEA: Report

Congressional Rescheduling of Cannabis Superior to DEA: Report

By Phil Greenwood / July 11, 2024 /

Overview of Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report The Congressional Research Service (CRS) published a report asserting that Congress possesses the capability to reschedule or deschedule controlled substances like cannabis more…

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Centered Company Faces $20M Lawsuit Over Missouri Cannabis Recall

Centered Company Faces $20M Lawsuit Over Missouri Cannabis Recall

By Mary Marty / July 11, 2024 /

$20 Million Lawsuit Against Delta Extraction Over Missouri Cannabis Recall Delta Extraction, based in Robertsville, Missouri, faced a significant product recall last year, prompting regulatory actions and legal disputes. Details…

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House Committee Halts Biden's Push for Cannabis Rescheduling

House Committee Halts Biden’s Push for Cannabis Rescheduling

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 11, 2024 /

House Appropriations Committee Approves Amendment to Halt DOJ’s Cannabis Rescheduling Plan On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved legislation to block the Biden administration’s efforts to reschedule marijuana and ease…

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Kansas Lawmakers to Hold Two-Day Hearings on Medical Cannabis

Kansas Lawmakers to Hold Two-Day Hearings on Medical Cannabis

By Becci Marti / July 10, 2024 /

The Kansas Legislative Coordinating Council has allocated 56 days for committees to debate policy issues ahead of the 2025 session. A significant focus will be on medical cannabis legislation, with…

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Legalize Cannabis? Florida Voters to Decide on Amendment 3

Legalize Cannabis? Florida Voters to Decide on Amendment 3

By Lisa Fairbanks / July 10, 2024 /

Florida Voters Poised to Decide on Legalizing Recreational Cannabis with Amendment 3 LOS ANGELES — Florida voters are on the cusp of making a significant decision regarding the legalization of…

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Protest Erupts in Thailand Over Cannabis Ban Proposal

Protest Erupts in Thailand Over Cannabis Ban Proposal

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 10, 2024 /

Cannabis Advocates March to Thai Prime Minister’s Office Protesting Potential Ban BANGKOK — Nearly a hundred cannabis advocates marched to the Thai prime minister’s office on Monday, protesting a potential…

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Assessing Cannabis Stances of Potential Biden Successors

Assessing Cannabis Stances of Potential Biden Successors

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 9, 2024 /

Washington, D.C. — President Joe Biden’s recent executive order to reschedule marijuana has sent ripples through the political landscape, igniting discussions on the future of cannabis policy in the United…

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Germany Approves First Cannabis Social Club Post-Legalization

Germany Approves First Cannabis Social Club Post-Legalization

By Mary Marty / July 9, 2024 /

Germany Approves First Cannabis Social Club Post-Legalization Berlin, Germany — In a historic move, Germany has approved its first cannabis social club, marking a significant milestone in the country’s path…

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