cannabis

Will Research Cannabis Be Freed in 2020?

In August 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced movement on its policy limiting US-based research cannabis cultivation solely to the…

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Frustrations Boil Over Massachusetts Cannabis Equity Delays

Tensions and frustrations building for years have spilled into Massachusetts' cannabis regulatory meetings in the past few weeks. Advocates have…

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More Cannabis Workers Are Unionizing as Legalization Rolls Forward

Cannabis industry workers are winning key battles to unionize and make labor provisions a part of legalization proposals. On January…

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The Teen Vaping Trends We’re Not Talking About

Teen cannabis and nicotine vaping spiked between January 2018 and January 2019, a widely-cited US survey on adolescent drug use…

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Congressional Fix Denies DC Voters Their Wish for Legal Cannabis Sales

This might not be the biggest news to come out of Washington, DC this week, but it has major significance…

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Fab 5 Freddy Speaks Out Against the “Vaping Scare Campaign”

Fab 5 Freddy, also known as Fred Brathwaite, is a man of prodigious talents. An original “influencer” and hip-hop pioneer,…

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Finally: A Black-Owned, Equity-Program Cannabis Dispensary in San Francisco

For better or worse, San Francisco has been a leader among cities in many respects. Over the past several decades,…

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Marijuana and Nicotine Are Trading Places as Prohibitionists’ Target

I don’t much like Los Angeles. The obnoxious car culture, the clogged freeways, the lame public transportation system, expensive smoothie…

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Federal Marijuana Legalization Closer After Historic Vote in Congress

On November 20, the House Judiciary Committee voted 24-10 to advance the MORE Act (Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement). Two…

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Joe Biden’s Marijuana Comments Fit All We Know About Him

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden confirmed on November 16 that he doesn’t support federal legalization of…

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