Colorado Gov. to Issue Mass Pardon for Marijuana Convictions

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On October 4, 2020
On October 1, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pardoned 2,732 low-level marijuana possession convictions through an executive order. The pardon only applies to convictions prosecuted in state courts through 2012 for possession of up to one ounce of cannabis.
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September Cannabis Roundup

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 19, 2020
September Cannabis News: Will drinking milk from cows fed hemp get you high? Fewer vaping illnesses in legal weed states, and Colorado breaks another marijuana sales record.
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August Cannabis Roundup

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 28, 2020
Pennsylvania and Montana could legalize adult-use marijuana in 2020, and Colorado sets a new recreational marijuana sales record.
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Black Lives Matter

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On June 10, 2020
Without centering racial justice and social equity, legalizing marijuana is not enough to undo the impact of a decades-long war on drugs on minority communities.
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Lawmakers Bring Coronavirus Relief Bill to Cannabis Industry

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On May 1, 2020
House lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow cannabis companies to access federal funds available to other small businesses. Although cannabis businesses have been deemed essential in legal states, the federal government’s prohibition on marijuana means that marijuana businesses are not eligible for federal aid.
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Cannabis News: February 2020

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 21, 2020
February Cannabis Roundup: Colorado higher education gets a marijuana degree program; Kentucky takes another swing at medical marijuana; Lower work comp claims in states with medical cannabis.
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USDA Open to Change Hemp Rules, but not THC Percents

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 14, 2020
The USDA announced last week that they would not be making changes to the allowable THC limit for legal hemp. While the 2018 Farm Bill passed by Congress legalized hemp, it came with the requirement that THC content must be under 0.3%, and any hemp found to exceed that amount must be destroyed. The USDA says that it's up to Congress to make changes.
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3 New States Vote to Legalize Cannabis in 2020

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On January 11, 2020
At the beginning of 2020, three states already have marijuana legislation appearing on ballots this November. South Dakotans will have a double dose of marijuana initiatives, as voters decide on both medical and adult-use legalization. Medical marijuana is on the ballot in Mississippi, and New Jersey will give legalizing recreational marijuana another go.
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