Virginia’s House Leaders Encourage Governor to Authorize Cannabis Soon
The House of Delegates leaders from Virginia favor an initiative to implement marijuana authorization next year. That measure is disparate from the chamber’s view in previous negotiations with senators, which led to a 2024 legal cannabis deadline.
Utah’s Sober Living Home Permits Residents to Take Clinical Marijuana
Based on a KJZZ post, Men’s Tribal House (a sober living facility in Utah) uses medicinal cannabis to help its inhabitants. Being the first institution in Utah to attempt this technique, about half of the home’s 27 inhabitants consume medical cannabis to stay away from medicines such as opioids.
New York Cannabis Legalization Released Officially
Late last week, a new legislation to legalize marijuana within New York was unveiled as the state governor and the legislature arrived at a consensus regarding a bill they had been talking about for several weeks. The legislature is expected to vote against or in favor of the legislation this week. This major development emerges after extensive negotiations with Andrew Cuomo’s department, Senate, and Assembly.
Biden’s DOJ Appointee Alleges She Never Supported Drug Decriminalization
Joe Biden’s pick for a high Justice Department position says that she never supported decriminalization of all drug substances-except at that moment when she was in favor of decriminalizing possession of all drugs. Her uncertainty regarding this issue is why a glut of GOP senators tried to prevent her nomination unsuccessfully.
Iowa’s CBD stores re-open
A Des Moines Register reports that multiple CBD stores from Iowa have reopened after their closure by the police two years ago. The shops were closed initially when Lavie Navin, a CBD retailer, was arrested due to drug infringements. Navin had to work six jobs to get rent for her closed ‘Your CBD Stores.’
Proposed CBD Ban on Cosmetics Alarms China’s Stakeholders
Chinese cannabidiol producers claim that a proposed restriction on the application of industrial hemp-based cosmetics may force farmers and processors to depend on exports only. China’s NIDFC (National Institutes for Drug and Food Control) has called for a public perspective regarding the expected ban.
South Carolina’s Senators Ascend Medical Cannabis Legalization Reform
The South Carolina Senate approved a bill on Wednesday to legalize medicinal marijuana within the territory. The Senate Clinical Affairs Committee’s stakeholders passed the bill in a 9-5 vote. The bill would permit folks with qualifying ailments to possess and but less than two cannabis ounces each fortnight.
Thai Participants Scurry as Market Regulations Take Effect
According to Thailand’s rules launched late last year and introduced by the state government this week, the country’s interest in food, tobacco, and beauty is moving towards establishing hemp activities.
Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Will Soon Be Filed, says Schumer
The Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Wednesday that a legislation to legalize state cannabis would be launched in the Senate shortly. He also said that he seconds the federal-level decriminalization, and he’ll launch the reform with a few of his mates.
Killer Mike, Drake, and Other Top Celebrities Demand That Joe Free Cannabis Prisoner
Drake, Meek Mill, Killer Mike are part of an association of athletes, legislators, and artists who are calling president Biden to award clemency Davis Terrell, who is facing up to eight years of state imprisonment for a non-violent marijuana offense.
Revised Hemp Act Proposes THC Testing at the Producer Level
A re-launched legislation at the United States Senate would move hemp measuring from the flower to end products. The legislation’s summary noted that since THC content in hemp plants is affected by uncontrollable environmental elements, hemp producers are better positioned to control their commodities’ final THC content.
Rhode Island’s Senate Frames Cannabis Legalization as Inevitability
On Thursday, two Senate committees in Rhode Island had a joint summit about a pair of marijuana legalization proposals and several bills to reform the jurisdiction’s current clinical cannabis measure.