by Kate Hill  August 17, 2021  VILLAGE OF MANLIUS – During the Aug. 10 Village of Manlius Board of Trustees meeting, multiple village residents expressed their disappointment regarding the board's July 13 decision to opt-out of allowing adult-use cannabis retail dispensaries and/or on-site consumption licenses without allowing the public ...
Published August 17, 2021 By: Kyle Jaeger  Iowa officials have been seeking a federal exemption for their medical marijuana program—and a Republican senator representing the state recently told an activist that he will personally reach out to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) about the issue. Carl Olsen, a longtime cannabis reform advo...
“We received reports from a local factory of a strong smell of cannabis permeating through the building. It transpires it was being taken in via air-conditioning systems.” Police in the U.K. were called after the smell of cannabis was brought inside a local factory by linked air-conditioning units. Officers went to the factory’s rooftop and were ab
Backers of New York’s successful push to legalize recreational marijuana are pinning their hope on incoming Gov. Kathy Hochul to give the stalled rollout process a shot in the arm. Under Gov. Andrew Cuomo, implementation of New York’s adult-use program has been stuck in neutral, according to Michael Hiller, an attorney specializing in cannabis law.
The California Supreme Court ruled this week that inmates in the state prison system do not have a right to possess marijuana under Proposition 64, the landmark 2016 ballot initiative that legalized cannabis in the state. The ruling overturns a lower court decision in 2019 that found that prisoners could possess marijuana but could not smoke or oth
 Published August 16, 2021 By: Kyle Jaeger A Wisconsin senator who recently introduced a bill to legalize marijuana in the state sent a letter to the leader of the U.S. Senate on Thursday, applauding his work to end federal cannabis prohibition. State Sen. Melissa Agard (D) told U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that his le...
Bennett Leckrone August 16, 2021, 8:43 AM As efforts to legalize cannabis in Maryland ramp up, Democratic comptroller candidates are looking to create an equitable marijuana industry in the state. House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) said last month that she would support a referendum next year on whether recreational marijuana shou...
SOUTH RIVER – The borough will allow licensed facilities to grow and process marijuana wholesale, but will not permit retail pot stores to open. The Borough Council unanimously approved two ordinances earlier this month that allow certain licensed marijuana facilities to operate in nonresidential areas in the borough.  "By allowing this, you're bri
The Cannabis Regulatory Commission will meet Thursday at noon and plans to adopt rules then, according to the latest agenda. The legal cannabis law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy in February set a deadline of Aug. 21 for the commission to establish its rules. While the law lays out the types of cannabis business licenses that will be available in New J...
By El Planteo. "What's in your life’s black box?" In tune with the new winds of communication 2.0, generational change and new ways of relating to content, the famous Spanish streamer, Ibai Llanos, interviewed Lionel Messi after his arrival to Paris. On the same day, one of the most popular journalists on the Internet was able to do the same with t
A ruling has finally been made in the case of a 63-year-old Maltese man who was charged with cultivating 0.02 grams of cannabis in 2001. Eugenio Camenzuli was handed a suspended sentence and, as long as he does not re-offend, will not face any prison time. According to Malta Today, during the first sitting of the case in 2006, Camenzuli faced six m
Firearms remain out-of-reach for medical cannabis patients and recreational users, even if your state has legalized cannabis for either purpose. Technically, if you own a firearm and use marijuana for recreational or medical purposes, you are in violation of federal law. It is unlawful for an unauthorized user of a controlled substance, including m
Several Wisconsin leaders announcing a bill to fully legalize cannabis in the state Tuesday. The bill would make recreational use legal for adults, and would be taxed similar to how alcohol is taxed in the state. The bill would also allow people to grow cannabis plants at home. Madison senator Melissa Agard says legalization could bring the state $
Rep. Tom McClintock doesn’t approve of marijuana use. He sees “clear evidence” its use can cause neurological problems in children. He’s a reliable Republican, conservative vote in Congress. Yet he’s one of the few congressional Republicans who for years has consistently called for easing federal restrictions on the drug’s use. “He has the best rec
The 14 people who will oversee Alabama’s new medical marijuana program will gather for the first time Thursday. The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission, created by legislation that passed in May, will meet at 1 p.m. at the State House in Montgomery. The panel faces several deadlines to set up the rules to launch what will be a fully intrastate prog
Markland Allison, a Rastafarian resident of Mitchell’s Hill in Rock River, Clarendon, has strong views regarding the opening up of the ganja industry in Jamaica. Jamaicans are encouraged to take advantage of the wealth that can be earned by entering the estimated US$42 billion industry – however, for Allison, it is just a pipe dream for the ordinar