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.

June 3, 2021

Colorado: Senate Lawmakers Advance Measure Amending State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

The measure makes numerous changes to the state’s medical program — several of which may hamper patients’ access to medical cannabis products. The post Colorado: Senate Lawmakers Advance Measure Amending State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Colorado: Senate Lawmakers Advance […]
June 3, 2021

Gun-Toting Budtenders: A New Line of Defense

A recent uptick in robberies have dispensary owners strengthening security, which includes arming themselves with guns. This article originally appears: Gun-Toting Budtenders: A New Line of Defense
June 2, 2021

California Moves Toward Psychedelic Drug Decriminalization with Sensational New Bill

California’s Senate just passed SB 519, which aims to decriminalize psychedelics like psilocybin, DMT, LSD and MDMA in the state. This article originally appears: California Moves Toward Psychedelic Drug Decriminalization with Sensational New Bill
June 2, 2021

NORML Issues Statement Regarding Amazon’s New Workplace Drug Testing Rules, Support for Legalization

“Several states, like Nevada and New York, have moved in this direction — as have numerous cities, like Atlanta and Philadelphia — and it is no surprise to see major employers moving in this same, common-sense direction.” The post NORML Issues Statement Regarding Amazon’s New Workplace Drug Testing Rules, Support […]
June 2, 2021

Amazon Gives the Green Light to Marijuana

Online retail giant Amazon nixes drug tests for marijuana and announces support for cannabis policy reform. This article originally appears: Amazon Gives the Green Light to Marijuana
June 2, 2021

Asa’s Medicine: An Interview With Nurse Ashley Wynn-Grimes About Her New Groundbreaking Children’s Book

Nurse Ashley Wynn-Grimes wrote “Asa’s Medicine” to educate children—and their parents—about medical cannabis. This article originally appears: Asa’s Medicine: An Interview With Nurse Ashley Wynn-Grimes About Her New Groundbreaking Children’s Book
June 1, 2021

Psychedelic Therapies for Veterans Proposed By Hopeful New York City Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang

Yang, 46, wants New York City to invest in its veterans and allow psychedelic therapies for mental disorders. This article originally appears: Psychedelic Therapies for Veterans Proposed By Hopeful New York City Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang
June 1, 2021

Illinois: Lawmakers Approve Equity Measure to Award Over 100 New Dispensary Licenses

The bill seeks to increase diversity in the marijuana industry by awarding new dispensary licenses. The post Illinois: Lawmakers Approve Equity Measure to Award Over 100 New Dispensary Licenses appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Illinois: Lawmakers Approve Equity Measure to Award Over 100 New […]
June 1, 2021

Illinois Legislature Passes New Bill to Expand Cannabis Licensing

State lawmakers in Illinois passed HB 1443 in an effort to potentially license more than 100 adult-use cannabis dispensaries. This article originally appears: Illinois Legislature Passes New Bill to Expand Cannabis Licensing
June 1, 2021

Nevada: Lawmakers Approve Measure to Regulate Cannabis Consumption Lounges

Assembly Bill 341 would regulate two different types of establishments, both defined as “cannabis consumption lounges.” The post Nevada: Lawmakers Approve Measure to Regulate Cannabis Consumption Lounges appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Nevada: Lawmakers Approve Measure to Regulate Cannabis Consumption Lounges
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