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Gavin Newsom gets behind marijuana tax reform, signaling change to cannabis industry
Politics
Facing a possible industry revolt over California cannabis tax structure, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signaled that he is open to rethinking the taxes the state levels on marijuana growers and purchases. The governor included in a budget proposal he released this week that he “supports cannabis tax reform and plans to work with the Legislature to m
Austin voters could decriminalize small amounts of pot in November
Politics
“Small possession of marijuana is not the type of violation that we want to stockpile jails with,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday. As greater numbers of Texas voters sour on harsh punishment for marijuana offenses, Austin voters will likely decide in November whether to effectively decriminalize the drug. The ballot measure, pushed by the group
Wyoming Activists Prepare Cannabis Reform Initiatives
Politics
Like many other states, Wyoming is gearing up for cannabis reform on the legislative sector in 2022. Here’s to positive change! Activists in Wyoming are circulating petitions for two ballot measures to reform cannabis policy in the state, including one to legalize medical marijuana and a second to reduce penalties for cannabis-related crimes. Wyomi
Five Trends Set to Define the Year Ahead
Cannabis News
Trend forecasting company WGSN predicts that comfort dressing, magenta pink and bast fibres will be big in 2022 Another year is upon us, the third in this apocalyptic decade. While the upheavals of the last 24 months have proven the futility of making predictions of any sort, the diviners at trend forecasting company WGSN have forged ahead with a l
Can You Use Cannabis As A Study Aid?
Cannabis News
Using cannabis as a study aid may not be for everyone, as there will always be others who prefer to do so sober or with caffeine, but it’s certainly much safer compared to ADHD drugs Being in college has become synonymous with teens and young adults experiment with drugs, and cannabis is no doubt the most popular drug of choice. Even for students i
More Red States Are Going Wild For Weed
Politics
The proven perks of taxable marijuana sales that benefit legalized states are beginning to outweigh the antiquated “gateway drug” mentality in many areas of the nation. When liberal leaning states like California, Washington and Colorado sparked the movement towards marijuana legalization it hardly invoked much surprise. Marijuana legalization seem
NutraLife Accelerates Expansion Into the Rapidly Growing $11 Billion CBD Industry
Business & Finance
NutraLife Biosciences Inc. (OTC: NLBS) announces a feature article released by CFN Enterprises Inc. (OTCQB: CNFN), owner and operator of CFN Media, covering NutraLife’s rapidly growing expansion plans. CBD has become one of the fastest-growing wellness products globally, reaching more than $11 billion in global sales last year. According to Market
Federal law still treats marijuana as an illegal drug, creating headaches for states
Politics
Most states in the U.S. are in violation of a major federal drug statute.  The 1971 Controlled Substances Act lists marijuana in the most dangerous category defined in the law, on par with cocaine and heroin because of its supposed potential for abuse and lack of medical applications.  But 36 states plus the District of Columbia allow either full l
Medical marijuana users brace for shortages as Montana’s recreational market opens
Business & Finance
More than a year after voters approved legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Montana, anyone older than 21 can now walk into a dispensary and buy cannabis. That has medical marijuana user Joylynn Mane Wright worried. Wright lives in Prairie County, the state’s fifth-least-populated county, with nearly 1,100 people. She already drives about 3
Almost Half of New York Towns Opt Out of Pot, for Now
Business & Finance
‘Not in my backyard,’ towns say Around half of New York cities and towns don’t want marijuana dispensaries or consumption lounges, a cautionary signal for companies hoping to do business in the Empire State. New York is expected to start recreational marijuana sales in the next year or so, likely becoming the second-biggest market after California,
Michigan Collects $271 Million In Cannabis Tax Revenue Since 2019
Business & Finance
As the cannabis industry expands, Michigan can expect greater tax revenue. Since 2019, the state has collected about $271 million in adult-use marijuana tax revenue, a website called The Center Square reports:  In March 2021, the Michigan Treasury described what adult-use cannabis taxes collected in fiscal year 2020 will fund: “Aside from the nearl
7 Benefits of Marijuana, Say Doctors
Cannabis News
Six medical reasons why marijuana can be beneficial, according to experts. The number of people turning to marijuana for medical reasons is growing and with good reason. There's been proven benefits to using marijuana such as preventing seizures in patients with autism, which is something CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been
As clock ticks, headwinds build against passage of Mississippi medical marijuana
Politics
For some time after the Supreme Court shot down a vote of the people to create a Mississippi medical marijuana, it appeared fait accompli that lawmakers would enact a program, per the “will of the voters.” Legislative leaders got to work over the summer to draft a bill. Gov. Tate Reeves said he would call lawmakers into special session to pass it o
You Got Way Too High — How Can You Bring It Down A Notch?
Cannabis News
If you find yourself with more THC than you bargained for, here’s what can you do to come back down to earth. The holidays are the best times to get stoned and indulge in the best strains of cannabis. Every cannabis user knows that getting high is an enjoyable activity; the downsides only appear when they overindulge or get too high. If you happen
Three tips for saving money on cannabis in the New Year
Cannabis News
Ultimately, there may be no single resource on the market more effective at helping people save money on cannabis than a dry-herb vaporizer. The end of the holidays and the beginning of a new year brings about the urge to make improvements, which is where New Year’s resolutions come into play — and saving money is typically among the most common. S
Little Known Supplies That Are Essential For Keeping Glass Accessories Clean
Cannabis News
After your glass accessories have been properly cleaned with these items, don’t be surprised when they feel like entirely new devices! One of the most effective ways to consume cannabis from both an economic and an enjoyment standpoint is with a nice bowl or bong. The problem is that when they aren’t cleaned properly, it can lead to toxins like mol
2 Stocks That Could Turn $10,000 Into $50,000 by 2025
Business & Finance
This high-growth duo could deliver jaw-dropping returns over the next three years. Since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, growth stocks have been a powerful force on Wall Street. Historically low lending rates and the Federal Reserve's easy money policies have allowed fast-paced companies to hire, innovate, acquire, and invest in their busin
New Hampshire House Votes To Legalize Marijuana Possession And Cultivation
Politics
“Outside of the 1950s B horror movies, it has never been the job of the government to protect you from a plant,” Rep. Max Abramson (R) said ahead of Thursday’s vote. On Thursday, the GOP-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives approved a bill to legalize marijuana possession and personal cultivation for adults. Members passed the legislat
The January 2022 Beauty Launches You Need to Know About
Cannabis News
A cocoon-like floral mask for sensitive skin, super-charged serums and a luxe lipstick that feels more like your favourite balm. The post-holiday slump of winter weather, steep credit card bills, and the months-long countdown ‘til Spring all add up to January notoriously offering up the most depressing day of the year. However, these January 2022 b

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