Legislation Introduced In Congress To Regulate And Tax Marijuana Like Alcohol At The Federal Level

Measures filed in the House and Senate on Thursday would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and create a federal regulatory process for states that choose to regulate the cultivation and sale of marijuana for adult use Additional bills … Read the article

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Researchers Identify Genes That Give Cannabis Its Flavour

UBC scientists have scanned the genome of cannabis plants to find the genes responsible for giving various strains their lemony, skunky or earthy flavours, an important step for the budding legal cannabis industry. “The goal is to develop well-defined and … Read the article

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New Senate Bill Would End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

The Weed Blog’s goal since Day 1 has been to help be a vehicle and network for discussion and political action for ending the prohibition of cannabis on the federal level in the United States.  When this crossed our desk … Read the article

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Cannabis Activity Tracking in California’s Cannabis Maze

What is the California market worth? Let’s look at what we know from 2016; Washington did just under $1.2 billion and Colorado did $1.3 Billion, both with roughly 2,500 licenses each. The two markets combined are worth $2.5 billion with … Read the article

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Landlord-tenant considerations for marijuana-related businesses

In the complex interplay between a landlord and tenant for a lease of an industrial building, the parties to the transaction engage in a lengthy but familiar set of negotiations. Most real estate legal practitioners experienced in leasing are familiar … Read the article

Snoop and Chung: The Marijuana Dream Team

They’re not a comedy team or a law firm, but rather one of the hottest duos in cannabiz today.

Ted Chung may not stand out as a house-hold name in the celebrity pantheon, but he’s well known in the music … Read the article

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Cannabinoids for Health

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine provide more evidence that medical marijuana works.

Cannabis is therapeutic in the treatment of chronic pain, does not cause lung cancer and is not linked to workplace accidents. These are among the … Read the article

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The Difficulties of Cannabis Branding

MARIJUANA POLITICS – The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

As anyone in the field knows, cannabis is an industry completely unlike any other. The history of prohibition, and the conflict between state and federal … Read the article

An Extraordinary “Path to Marijuana Reform” by Two Oregon Congressmen

MARIJUANA POLITICS – The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

Two Oregon congressional democrats, a senator and a representative, show ground-breaking leadership with their “Path to Marijuana Reform.”  Three pieces of excellent legislation showcase … Read the article

Patients Waiting for Kidney Transplants Kicked Off Waiting List for Medical Marijuana Use

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There are a lot of issues that still surround the medical use of cannabis – and in this case it’s whether or not people who need organ transplants should be disqualified from eligibility based on their use of medical marijuana. Read the article