“After eight years of using the same thing with great results, I don’t want her to have to go seek something else.” By Graham Moomaw, Virginia Mercury Before many people even knew what CBD was, a particular group of families was asking Virginia lawmakers to legalize it. At the... Read more
The Senate committee also defeated legislation that would have required businesses to add a warning label to cannabis packaging directed specifically at pregnant women. By Max Savage Levenson, Montana Free Press On Tuesday, one day after a hearing that drew pointed opposition from representatives of the cannabis and media... Read more
An Oregon marijuana business challenging the state’s ban on interstate cannabis commerce asked a federal judge last week to allow the case to be heard in court, arguing that the company has a “right to operate its business—federally legal or not—free of unconstitutional state laws such as the export... Read more
A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators have filed a bill to reduce regulations on farmers that grow industrial hemp for non-extraction purposes. Sens. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced the Industrial Hemp Act on Thursday—the latest piece of congressional legislation focused on the crop, which was federally... Read more
A new study shows that four years after Canada legalized marijuana for adult use, nearly six out of every ten neighborhoods in the country is located within a five-minute drive of a cannabis dispensary, demonstrating the level of access afforded to consumers. The study, which was a collaborative effort... Read more
Nevada senators held a hearing on a bill to legalize the possession of psilocybin on Thursday, discussing a proposed amendment to remove therapeutic use provisions and taking extensive testimony from advocates and experts—including from an Assembly lawmaker who shared his own experience with ketamine treatment. The Senate Health and... Read more
“Increasing the THC level to 5 percent would hinder our successful hemp program and undermine enforcement of our drug laws.” By Makenzie Huber, South Dakota Searchlight Gov. Kristi Noem (R) vetoed a bill Thursday that would increase the amount of THC that industrial hemp processors can have in their... Read more
Maryland’s Senate president says the body will vote next week on a bill to create regulations for an adult-use marijuana market, getting the state prepared for a voter-approved legalization law that takes effect this summer. Senators have a number of factors to take into account as they prepare to... Read more
WA interstate marijuana commerce; Safe consumption bills; HI legalization dead for 2023; MI AG wants cannabis banking 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. Your support makes Marijuana Moment... Read more
The attorney general of Michigan says that a string of break-ins at marijuana dispensaries in the state underscore the need for Congress to pass cannabis banking reform. Attorney General Dana Nessel (D) said that 12 warrants have been issued for people suspected of being involved in breaking into 20... Read more

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