Medical Marijuana News

Peruse the headlines as they are told, keep abreast of the issues as they unfold. Keep up with the ever-changing policies that govern our regions, and the political directives that affect our lives.

April 2, 2020

Senate Coalition Urges SBA to Support Small Cannabis Businesses

Eleven US Senators — Michael Bennett (), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tammy Duckworth (D-WI), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Edward Markey (D-MA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Jeffrey Merkley (D-OR), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Bernie Sanders (I/D-VT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) — have sent a letter to leadership urging lawmakers to permit licensed […]
April 2, 2020

LIFE FOR POT: Why Relief Is Needed For Incarcerated Cannabis Offenders

John Knock, now 72 years old, has been in custody and already served 24 years towards his interminable bit of two life sentences plus twenty years for his first offense and involvement in a non-violent marijuana distribution conspiracy.  Those draconian sentences were handed down in the year 2000 by the […]
April 1, 2020

Researchers Report Study Subjects “Tripped” On Fake Psychedelics

The placebo effect is not to be underestimated.
April 1, 2020

Wisconsin’s 2020 Candidate Scorecard

Northern Wisconsin NORML is pleased to announce the release of our 2020 Candidate Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to the state’s elected officials based upon their comments, authored/co-authored/sponsored/co-sponsored legislation, voting records, interaction with NORML supporters in 2019 and the past that are specific to […]
April 1, 2020

USA/Mexico Tunnel Bust Yields Two Tons of Illicit Drugs

The bust consisted of cocaine, meth, marijuana, and opioids.
April 1, 2020

NORML Issues Cannabis Policy Guidance For Lawmakers and Prosecutors For Protecting Public Health During COVID-19 Crisis

Today, NORML and it’s national network of advocacy chapters released a memo to state lawmakers, regulators, prosecutors, and other interested parties providing guidance for how they can take emergency actions to better promote the health and welfare of cannabis consumers and the general public during the COVID pandemic. “In this era […]
March 31, 2020

Colorado Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensaries Reopen For In-Store Purchases

After a brief period of curbside-only sales, Colorado dispensaries may resume in-store sales.
March 31, 2020

Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Will Not Happen in New York This Year

Unfortunately, New Yorkers will have to wait a year for another crack at legalizing cannabis.
March 31, 2020

Majority Of Americans Agree: Pot Shops Are Essential

A survey indicates that most Americans believe that cannabis dispensaries are essential businesses.
March 31, 2020

New Software Ensures Cannabis Advertising Complies With Regulations

Compliance has just gotten easier for cannabis companies.
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