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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Cannabis Brings New Life to Small Towns

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 20, 2019
In small towns like Smith Falls, Ontario, and Trinidad, Durango and Cortez in Colorado, Cannabis is bringing new opportunities and revenue to places in desperate need of hope.
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Colorado Cannabis Dollars at Work

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On January 25, 2019
There's a new session of the Colorado General Assembly, and that means a slew of new bills about how cannabis revenue in the state is spent. Check out our list of how your cannabis tax dollars could be used for good in the year ahead!
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Canada Officially Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On October 17, 2018
Its Official: On October 17, Canada will become the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis making it legal for adults 18 years-and-older to purchase, possess, and grow cannabis. 
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South Africa Legalizes Recreational Cannabis Use

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 21, 2018
This week, South Africa became the first African country to legalize cannabis use. In a unanimous ruling, South Africa's highest court ruled that it was "unconstitutional and therefore invalid" to criminalize marijuana...
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New Bill Would Allow VA Doctors to Legally Recommend Cannabis

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 14, 2018
This week, the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act would give VA physicians the ability to legally recommend medical cannabis, plus it requires the VA to conduct additional studies and help veterans' access to cannabis across states with the aim at reducing opioid abuse.
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Competition Drives Colorado Cannabis Market

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 15, 2018
The Colorado marijuana industry continues to be a competitive and thriving market nearly five years after adult-use sales began. A new report commissioned by the Colorado MED focuses on falling prices, increasing potency, and market consolidation & competition...
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California Marijuana Industry Faces Regulation Woes

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 8, 2018
The roll-out of adult-use sales in the world's largest cannabis market has been a bit of a mess - Rec marijuana sales became legal in California as of Jan. 1st, but, a whole slew of issues including steep taxes, licensing delays, regulations, and testing backlogs have contributed to plenty of frustration...
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UK Legalizes Cannabis-Based Prescriptions

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 1, 2018
The United Kingdom has softened its stance on medical marijuana, and by this autumn, cannabis-derived medication will be available by prescription. The surprise announcement by the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, comes after two severely epileptic children were denied cannabis oil to treat their seizures.
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California Bans CBD Extracted from Hemp in Edibles

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On July 27, 2018
California health regulators announced that hemp-derived CBD cannot be used in edibles (both food and drink) for either humans or pets. The rule change is a huge blow to the state's industrial hemp industry and has left much confusion in its wake...
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Red & Swing States Warming Up to Marijuana

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On July 12, 2018
Last month, Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize medical marijuana. Oklahoma has long been known as a "law-and-order" state, so the fact that a medical marijuana initiative passed with a 57% win shows just how much public opinion has shifted...
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