June 2019

Posted on in Legal/Marijuana

Five Cool Facts About Marijuana Legalization

A majority of Americans support marijuana legalization. About six-in-ten Americans (62%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, according to a fall 2018 survey. Public opinion on marijuana legalization was essentially the opposite nearly two decades ago: In 2000, a similar majority (63%) said the use of marijuana should be illegal. Views of marijuana legalization differ by… Keep Reading

Posted on in New York

New York Marijuana Legalization Update

 If New York lawmakers are going to legalize marijuana, this is their final week of the year to do to. The state Legislature is set to conclude its six-month legislative session on Wednesday, and so far, legislative leaders and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have shown no confidence that a deal will be reached before the sides leave the… Keep Reading

Posted on in CBD/LOCAL

CBD Sorta Kinda Legal In Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that lets Texas farmers grow hemp — and allows the sale of products such as CBD oil. Not so fast, say some who believe these products will be legal once state agencies create rules and procedures to test and inspect the products. No products made… Keep Reading

Posted on in CBD/Legal

FDA Bans CBD Infused Food

Don’t expect to find a new Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor containing the word “cannabidiol” anytime soon. The company that gave the world Magic Brownies and Cherry Garcia ice cream recently announced its intention to make ice cream flavored with cannabidiol (CBD), which is derived from the hemp plant. However, federal regulators are making it clear that… Keep Reading

Posted on in LOCAL/Maine/Marijuana

Dispensary Threatens to Sue Maine over Residency Requirements

Maine’s biggest marijuana company, Wellness Connection, is threatening to sue Maine if it doesn’t change proposed residency requirements that would shut it out of the state’s emerging recreational marijuana market. “We’re very concerned that the residency requirement in current form would provide a serious obstacle to Wellness’ entry into the adult-use market,” attorney Dan Walker… Keep Reading

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