A federal science agency is inviting labs to participate in a large-scale study to assess their ability to accurately analyze marijuana and hemp samples for their cannabinoid profile and possible contaminants.
Several Canadian cannabis company CEOs were among the highest paid corporate executives in the nation in 2019, according to a Centre for Policy Alternatives’ analysis titled “The Golden Cushion: CEO compensation in Canada.”
This Tuesday, Mexico quietly passed and published rules that would regulate medical cannabis, setting up Mexico for a nation-wide cannabis industry, and taking another step towards overall cannabis reform in a nation that has been under the spotlight for a long time when it comes to cannabis regulation.
ANN ARBOR – Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit announced Tuesday that his office will no longer bring charges in cases related to marijuana or entheogenic plant use, possession or small-scale distribution.
In his State of the State address on Wednesday, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said he planned to work to legalize cannabis in the coming session.
Colorado’s governor is looking to further assist the marijuana industry and entrepreneurs from communities most impacted by the drug war through a proposed program to provide businesses a pool of resources that they are currently ineligible for.
Combined adult-use and medical cannabis sales topped $1 billion in Illinois, with recreational sales nearing $670 million and medical sales reaching $331 million. Adult-use sales launched in the state on Jan. 1, 2020.
The governor of Michigan has signed a bill that allows veterinarians to consult with pet owners about the therapeutic use of marijuana and hemp-derived products such as CBD.
New York lawmakers are speeding ahead with plans to reform the state’s marijuana laws in 2021, prefiling eight bills so far to be considered in upcoming session.
An organization that contributed millions of dollars to the campaign behind Montana’s successful marijuana legalization ballot initiative is facing potential prosecution following an investigation into its refusal to reveal the names of its own donors.
The New Jersey legalization bill has hit a snag as Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy wants changes to a decriminalization bill over a technical issue that shields minors from cannabis-related penalties, according to a Patch report. Murphy, a proponent of the reforms, wants to sign both the decriminalization and legalization bills simultaneously but wants cannabis possession penalties for minors to be like those of alcohol: legal for adults 21-and-older to possess and consume but illegal for those who are underage.