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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Colorado Approves Medical Cannabis for PTSD

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On June 8, 2017
On Monday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17, enabling physicians to prescribe cannabis to patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Veterans and patient advocates in Colorado have been working for years to get PTSD included on the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis...
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President Obama Talks Marijuana

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On December 1, 2016
In an "exit interview" with Rolling Stone, President Obama spoke about decriminalizing marijuana and treating cannabis as a public-health issue rather than a criminal one. Throughout his presidency, Obama has taken a hands-off approach to pot....
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Medical Marijuana Debate Heats up in Florida

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On October 20, 2016
A proposed amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida has become a central issue in the state this election. With voting only nineteen days away, voters have little time left to consider the issue...
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Denver Social Cannabis Initiative to Appear on November Ballot

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 14, 2016
A ballot initiative could solve a longstanding problem in Denver: where to consume legally purchased cannabis. Although Colorado legalized recreational use in 2012, Amendment 64 does not allow for public use of marijuana. This puts tourists to the city in a bind--outside of the few pot-friendly hotels, there's not really any legal place to consume marijuana.
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