New York is one of the latest states to legalize marijuana, pending issuance of adult-use cannabis licenses. This comes with a lot of exciting plans for the future, and some benefits that can be enjoyed right now. The way in which marijuana is handled in airports is one of them, with TSA agents no longer seizing under three ounces of marijuana. Mar
Former police officer Daniel Capeheart has been convicted on drug charges, much to the surprise of New Mexico state. Former New Mexico State Police Officer Daniel Capehart has recently been convicted on drug charges.  Specifically, former Officer Capehart was convicted of distributing cannabis and methamphetamine by the state of New Mexcio. The can
Chuck Schumer Is Still Working To Pass His Federal Reform Bill Image credit: Marijuanastocks.com - MarijuanaStocks   3 Political Figures Want Cannabis Federally Legalized ASAP Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at the end of the week spoke on his approach for gaining enough votes to pass his federal reform bill. He went on to explain the means of
Obviously, we are not going to have any impact on countries like Iran or China, but the people in Latin America and the European democracies really are looking to America for leadership. Disclaimer:The views expressed in this article solely belong to the author. National Public Radio has a new 15 minute report online that it introduces with: “In Ju
To date, 19 states have voted to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Where is the legality of recreation, marijuana production and distribution is booming, Billions of dollars Provides industry, tax revenue and work. Meanwhile, 36 State and 4 territories Pots may be legal for some uses, but not all, as they have legalized medical pots and
On July 12, 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 141 (AB-141), which creates the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC). The DCC will consolidate the three state cannabis programs – the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division, a
We sat down with the National Cannabis Industry Association to talk about the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act proposed by Senate Democrats. The bill would decriminalize and deschedule cannabis but still has a bit of mystery around it. It’s unclear what the business side of things will look like when the comment period ends at the beginn
Plant Growth Regulators seem nonthreatening, but this cannabis should instill fear in you as a user. Heres why. Of course, you have heard about the negative impact of fungicides and pesticides on your bud, but that is not the only risk of contamination you will experience. There is another chemical scare brewing in the cannabis industry, and you’ve
New York Cannabis United is calling on both the Cuomo Administration and New York State Legislators to uphold the promises made in the new law by swiftly appointing leadership to the Cannabis Control Board. By Imani A. Dawson On March 31st, Governor Cuomo signed the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation (MRTA) into law, conceived as one of the nation’s
 / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) clarified that he supports marijuana banking legislation, but explained his strategy of blocking its advancement, for now, to use it as a "sweetener" to get more senators to vote for broader, justice-focused legalization first. The House Appropriations Committee included a provision in a spending b...
          Chairman Bryan says he doesn’t intend on calling any additional hearings regarding medical marijuana.  On Wednesday, the Mississippi Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee met to hear from a series of speakers as the lawmakers continue to gather information in preparation for a medical marijuana bill to implement a program in the stat
A new survey shows a majority of Floridians are in support of it, but organizations are still concerned it may not make the ballot in 2022.  It's been nearly a decade since Colorado and Washington become the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana. Now, it's legal in 18 states, including the District of Columbia and Guam. Many hope the
NBA player Kevin Durant has never been shy about sharing his love of weed. But according to AS.com, the 32-year-old Brooklyn Nets forward has been forced to abstain from partaking in one of his favourite puff-puff-passtimes in preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games, where he will be a member of the U.S. team. To play, Durant will need to avoid the
Several new doors are being opened in New York State due to the legalization of recreational marijuana. You can now take your stash with you when you travel on an airplane. The Albany Times Union reports that Transportation Security Administration officials will no longer be looking for marijuana when searching individual passengers or their luggag
The much-anticipated proposed Senate bill that would legalize marijuana on the federal level was made public on July 14, 2021, by its lead sponsor, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York). Called the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, it removes marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and allows states to determine
State lawmakers have finally wrapped the 171-day legislative session—one of the longest in history—and at first blush, the news wasn't all bad for legalized cannabis. A few of the bills actually do some good. It looked like several weed-related bills had died after Gov. Ducey vetoed nearly two dozen bills to strongarm state lawmakers into cutting i