Medical Marijuana News

August 11, 2022

Colorado Cannabis Industry Experiences First-Ever Decline

Ever since cannabis became recreationally legal in Colorado, the industry has been on an upturn. Now, for the first time ever, the Colorado industry is trending down.  This became most obvious when looking at tax revenue, but there are other signs as well. Dispensaries are closing down, and delivery services and […]
August 11, 2022

San Francisco City Leaders To Consider Psychedelics Decriminalization Measure

City leaders in San Francisco will consider a proposed ordinance to decriminalize the use of natural psychedelics including psilocybin and ayahuasca when the Board of Supervisors returns from recess next month. The measure, which was introduced by San Francisco Supervisors Dean Preston and Hillary Ronen on July 26, would also […]
August 11, 2022

Study Finds Fewer Cannabis Consumers View Cigarette Use as Harmful

A new study, entitled “Everything old is new again: Creating and maintaining a population-level ‘shared reality’ of health risks associated with cigarette use toward both reducing the prevalence and eliminating disparities in cigarette use among all Americans,” was released in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Research was led by Dr. Renee […]
August 11, 2022

Summer is Winding Down, But the Fight for Legalization is Heating Up

Summer may be slowly winding down, but the fight for legalization is heating up. The next few months are going to be some of the most pivotal we have ever seen for our movement to end prohibition. If we are going to succeed, however, we really are going to need […]
August 11, 2022

Washington, D.C. Officials To Begin Inspections of ‘Gifting’ Shops Next Month

Regulators in the nation’s capital announced last week that they will start inspections of unlicensed cannabis businesses to verify compliance with various laws. The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration said that a “Joint Cannabis Task Force,” which consists of “various [Washington, D.C.] government agencies,” will start visiting the businesses next month […]
August 11, 2022

Legalization Initiative Qualifies for Missouri Ballot

A proposal to legalize recreational cannabis use for adults officially qualified for the Missouri ballot this week, giving voters there the opportunity to end the prohibition on pot this November. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft said Tuesday that his office certified the legalization initiative petition for this year’s ballot, […]
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