Cannabis News

Jul
05

New Jersey Expands Medical Marijuana Program

The state of New Jersey announced on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 that Governor Phil Murphy will sign a bill that will significantly expand the state’s medical marijuana program. This is a sort of “make-up” bill that falls short of the state government’s push to introduce legal recreational marijuana to New Jersey. Even still, the measure […]

By Patrick OBrien | Cannabis News
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Jul
03

How the 2020 Election Could Affect US Cannabis Law

The 2020 election may be more than a year away, but people in the US and around the world are already talking about it. We’ve just watched the first round of Democratic primary debates, which may leave cannabis enthusiasts wondering – how will this election affect cannabis law in the US? Here’s the relevant cannabis […]

By Patrick OBrien | Cannabis News
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Jul
02

Is Illinois’ Recent Decision a Sign that Federal Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable?

Illinois is on a progressive roll lately, and as part of that trajectory, the state became the 11th since 2012 to legalize recreational marijuana. The bill, passed May 31st, means that beginning January 1st of 2020 Illinois residents of legal age can possess and partake in marijuana for personal use, establishing the state amongst the […]

By Patrick OBrien | Cannabis News
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Jun
28

Cannabis Health Products: Inside This New Wellness Trend

In decades past, cannabis was used mainly for fun and relaxation – because it was illegal in many countries, the health and wellness community never examined the benefits it could have for the mind and body. However, this all began to change when marijuana was legalized for medical use in California in 1996. All of […]

By Patrick OBrien | Cannabis News
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Jun
28

Inside the Marijuana tourism industry

One of the biggest trends in marijuana news as of late has been marijuana tourism. States at the forefront of marijuana legalization, like Colorado, Washington, and now California are seeing boosts in visitors who come specifically to experience high-quality cannabis products legally. Many companies are capitalizing on the trend by offering tours or other activities […]

By Patrick OBrien | Cannabis News
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Jun
28

The legalization of marijuana in Canada offers a blueprint to the U.S.

In Canada, The Cannabis Act enacted in June 2018 paved the way for the legalization of marijuana in October 2018. As such, police, along with prosecution services in existing Canadian jurisdictions, are capable of pursuing criminal charges particularly for cannabis marketing without authorization issued by the Canadian health department. The Supreme Court has since insisted […]

By Patrick OBrien | Cannabis News
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Jun
28

New York lawmakers fail to pass bill on pot legalization

In recent cannabis news, recreational pot legalization efforts have failed in New York as lawmakers reject the bill. Pro-legalization advocates in the Empire State hoped New York would fully end its prohibition on cannabis to join Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington in offering full legalization. According to a Sienna College […]

By Patrick OBrien | Cannabis News
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Jun
28

A Growing Cannabis Market makes for a perfect time to invest in Marijuana Companies

If you’re looking for new and profitable stocks to invest in, the cannabis industry offers a perfect opportunity! Imagine if you bought stocks in Amazon or Google during the early days of the internet. Investing in some cannabis companies is likely to be similar to that! The main reason why these companies are so successful […]

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