“There are a ton of paper records. Courts we know are dealing with that in various ways.” By Alexander Lekhtman, Filter Nearly five years after California voters legalized marijuana, potentially hundreds of thousands of residents still have publicly available cannabis-related criminal records that the law requires to be sealed—even... Read more
Columbia Care’s D.C.-based dispensary sells 3.5 grams of marijuana for $35, compared to the $65 price for the same amount the company charges patients in Virginia. By Ned Oliver, Virginia Mercury As Virginia’s medical marijuana industry closes out its first year of sales, some patients are complaining about long... Read more
“There are a ton of paper records. Courts we know are dealing with that in various ways.” By Alexander Lekhtman, Filter Nearly five years after California voters legalized marijuana, potentially hundreds of thousands of residents still have publicly available cannabis-related criminal records that the law requires to be sealed—even... Read more
“If there is any further delay, that will be squarely on the shoulders of the governor, rather than the Legislature.” By Geoff Pender, Mississippi Today Republican legislative leaders on Wednesday said Gov. Tate Reeves (R) is holding up a special session to consider a medical marijuana program with last-minute,... Read more
The fight to end the criminalization of psychedelics and give patients access to natural plants and fungi has achieved success in a growing number of cities and states in recent years, and on Thursday the cause got a boost from prominent people in the entertainment and political fields. Musician... Read more
Fed drug official gives MD legalization advice; NV’s $1 billion in marijuana sales; Cannabis & psychedelics on ballots across US next month Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day.... Read more
Two Democrats competing in a primary race to become the next governor of Florida are warring over who supports marijuana legalization more. U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL), who previously served as the Republican governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011 before entering Congress as a Democrat, put out a... Read more
New federally funded research has identified another public health protection that is associated with states enacting laws to legalize marijuana. Just before the COVID-19 pandemic, an outbreak of a different mysterious respiratory disease emerged among some users of cannabis concentrates and e-cigarettes. Eventually linked to an additive found most... Read more
Two Democrats competing in a primary race to become the next governor of Florida are warring over who supports marijuana legalization more. U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL), who previously served as the Republican governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011 before entering Congress as a Democrat, put out a... Read more
Studies demonstrating the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics could be leading more people to experiment with substances like psilocybin, a top federal drug official said in a new interview with Marijuana Moment. And when it comes to cannabis research, she said scientists should be allowed to investigate products from state-legal... Read more



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