Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Kamala Harris

Every Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examine each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvas their current respective stances on marijuana. Over the past two weeks, we covered Joe…

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Illinois universities exploring programs on growing, marketing marijuana
Some community colleges and four-year universities in Illinois are exploring the possibility of launching educational programs to train people in the business of growing and marketing marijuana, in light of a new state law legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana. There is, however, one significant hitch in that idea: Such programs... Read more
Oregon’s New Cannabis Laws: The Definitive List

The 2019 Oregon legislative session formally concluded on June 30 and it was a doozy. With respect to cannabis, however, the session was significantly less eventful than any conference since 2015 (and that is mostly a good thing). If you’d like to track how we got here, we previewed the 2019 session in March and…

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New York Weed Dealers on Legalization: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Left in the Dark’
New York lawmakers failed to reach a deal to legalize recreational marijuana during the legislative session that ended last month, punting the issue until they reconvene in January of next year. The latest development in the months-long back and forth was received with mixed emotions from one group of New Yorkers... Read more
Large US study suggests teen marijuana use dropped following recreational legalization
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Large US study suggests teen marijuana use dropped following recreational legalization July 9, 2019 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment In one of the biggest studies of its kind to date, researchers have found no evidence to suggest the legalization of... Read more
Michigan’s medical marijuana market could crash after recreational shops launch
Michigan has the second-largest population of medical marijuana patients in the nation, but that could change significantly after the recreational market launches in the state. Data from across the country show the number of medical marijuana patients significantly drops in a state once the product is legalized for recreational... Read more
Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Bernie Sanders

Every Saturday, at least for a while, we plan to run a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We are examining each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and also canvas each politician’s current stances on marijuana. Last week,…

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Yes, Washington, You Really Need Cannabis Business Insurance

In a prior post I discussed some general insurance issues for cannabis business owners to consider. Today we’ll take a deep dive into Washington State insurance for cannabis businesses. As is the case with most emerging industries, the pace of marijuana business continues to outstrip the development of ancillary but crucial services (see California Approves…

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Weed cafes in Illinois? People could be allowed to smoke marijuana (not tobacco) at bars, restaurants under new law.
Since 2008, it’s been illegal to smoke indoors at most public places in Illinois. But smoking could once again be allowed at bars, restaurants, coffee shops and other businesses, even new cannabis smoke lounges and weed-friendly movie theaters and concert venues — if local officials approve that. That’s under... Read more
Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Joe Biden

Every Saturday, at least for a while, we plan to run a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We will examine each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and also canvas each politician’s current stances on marijuana. Today, we…

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