“What happens when there is a lack of transparency is that it affects our ability to set our legislative agenda.” By David Abbott, Arizona Mirror The Arizona Department of Health Services has yet to enact needed changes to how it manages the state’s medical marijuana fund that state auditors... Read more
“In many ways, municipalities hold the fate of statewide social equity efforts in their hands.” By Jessica Gonzales and Joe Johnson, New Jersey Monitor New Jersey made history on November 3, 2020, when more than 67 percent of voters approved adult-use cannabis legalization via ballot initiative. With that vote,... Read more
Congressional panel urges psychedelics research; Neil deGrasse Tyson asks what other plants get you high; AZ medical marijuana oversight report 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... Read more
GOP psychedelics amendment in Congress; Feds fund hemp housing research; PA marijuana banking to gov; MN legalizes THC edibles; VT drug decrim poll 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... Read more
Army soldiers aren’t allowed to use hemp-derived CBD even if its federally legal—but the military branch is now asking for information about using hemp yarn in uniforms to help camouflage snipers. In a request for information (RFI) posted last week, the Army said that it’s interested in exploring alternative... Read more
Neil deGrasse Tyson might be best known as an astrophysicist whose expertise lies in the cosmos beyond. But he says there may be mysteries yet to be unraveled here on earth when it comes to undiscovered plant life with psychedelic potential. On an episode of his podcast StarTalk, Tyson... Read more
Another banking try; Fed health officials: Prohibition blocks psychedelic research; CA marijuana tax breaks to gov; CA safe drug consumption site bill 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
The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Texas A&M University $3.47 million to support a project to 3D print hemp-based building materials known colloquially as hempcrete, with a focus on creating affordable housing. The plan is to utilize the crop in environmentally sustainable engineering projects using 3D printing technology.... Read more
A GOP congressman wants to explore the therapeutic potential of psilocybin mushrooms and MDMA as alternatives to opioids for military service members, filing an amendment on Thursday that would promote research into the substances through an annual defense bill. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), who has been vocal about his... Read more
Vermont voters overwhelmingly support decriminalizing currently illicit drugs and treating substance misuse as a public health issue, according to a new poll. The survey released by Data for Progress and the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) on Thursday found widespread, bipartisan support for the basic principle of decriminalization, as well... Read more



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