House Rules Committee Set to Decide Fate of Veterans Equal Access Amendment

House Rules Committee Set to Decide Fate of Veterans Equal Access Amendment

House Rules Committee Set to Decide Fate of Veterans Equal Access Amendment July 24, 2017 Lately, it seems like scientific researchers are finding new medical uses for cannabis every other week. Last week it was Parkinson’s disease, prior to that Alzheimer’s, and we all know how effective it can be treating epilepsy in children or […]

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Former Athletes Endorse Cannabis and New Opportunities

Former Athletes Endorse Cannabis and New Opportunities We know all the stereotypes associated with cannabis use. Whether it’s being called lazy, unmotivated, or unhealthy, rarely is cannabis use viewed as complementary to physical activity, exercise, or feats of physical achievement. But that’s changing. More athletes are using cannabis to help recover from intense workouts or […]

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Can Sessions Really Interfere with States Marijuana?

Can Sessions Really Interfere with States Marijuana?

Can Sessions Really Interfere with Medical Cannabis? June 13th, 2017 After months of speculation, the cannabis industry’s worst fears might be on the cusp of becoming a reality. Yesterday’s bombshell from Tom Angell should serve as a wake-up call; AG Sessions appears to have medical cannabis in his cross hairs and we have until September […]

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Event Preview: South East Cannabis Conference and Expo

Event Preview: South East Cannabis Conference and Expo June 6, 2017 As Florida’s medical cannabis industry struggles to gain momentum, business owners, investors, advocates, and entrepreneurs are wasting little time in preparing for the eventual windfall in what some predict to be the second largest cannabis market in the United States behind California. Despite delays […]

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Oregon’s SB1057 and Its Impact on Medical Licenses

Oregon’s SB1057 and Its Impact on Medical Licenses June 1, 2017 Oregon Governor Kate Brown is expected to sign Senate Bill 1057, which alters multiple measures regarding Oregon’s medical marijuana regulations, some of which also relate to recreational marijuana.  Here’s what changed: Licensed Oregon medical marijuana growers and processors can receive permits to sell their […]

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Nevada Temporary Licensing

Nevada Temporary Licensing Guide

Nevada Temporary Licensing Guide May 16, 2017 The Nevada State Tax Commission approved a measure last week that would allow medical cannabis dispensaries to begin recreational sales on July 1st by a count of 6-1.  With a medical program already in place, there’s a lot that must be done in order to make this happen.  […]

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Jeff Sessions Drug War

Congress Reacts to Sessions’ Drug War

Congress Reacts to Sessions’ Drug War May 15, 2017 Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a new sentencing directive to federal prosecutors, repealing the Obama-era Smart on Crime Initiative, which was intended to create leniency and lighter sentencing for low-level drug offenders.  The Smart on Crime Initiative aimed to clear up our overcrowded prison […]

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Trump Medical Cannabis

President Trump’s Stance on Medical Cannabis

President Trump’s Stance on Medical Cannabis: Broken Down May 8, 2017 On Thursday, President Trump signed a $1 trillion spending bill to maintain the government’s operations through September, which details funding specifications on a wide variety of sectors.  In addition, Trump signed an amendment to the bill on Friday that indicated the Administration’s anxiously awaited […]

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New England Cannabis Convention

New England Cannabis Convention Recap

New England Cannabis Convention – 2017 Recap April 27, 2017 This year’s New England Cannabis Convention was not just the largest ever, it was also the loudest. The aisles were full of cannabis enthusiasts while packed seminars were evidence of a growing interest in the New England cannabis industry. As the potential market has increased, […]

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FAIR Act: Protecting the Cannabis Industry

FAIR Act: Protecting the Cannabis Industry March 23, 2017 Senator Rand Paul may be a key ally for the cannabis industry as we anxiously await the Trump administration’s official stance on recreational cannabis. Paul’s recently reintroduced FAIR Act, which stands for Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration, seeks to protect property owners from unjust asset forfeiture, restore […]

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