.Cannabis

Feb 13, 2024

Top Pot ‘Cop’ Evolves Cannabis Stance As Is Her Job

So-called “concerns” about President Joe Biden’s mental acuity have been ginned up by the right-wing propaganda machine with the enthusiastic help of an increasingly indistinguishable mainstream media.It’s all incredibly stupid and destructive. By most accounts from White House staffers and others close to the president, while Biden is surely...
California's Illicit Cannabis Market Dwarfs the Legal One
Jan 23, 2024

California’s Illicit Cannabis Market Dwarfs the Legal One

The California Cannabis Enforcement Task Force has seized more than $312 million in unlicensed cannabis in its first full calendar year of operations, but the illicit market still dwarfs the regulated market due to high taxes and regulations.
Jimmy Kimmel's "Who's High?" Segment Normalizes Cannabis Use
Jan 16, 2024

Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Who’s High?’ Segment Normalizes Cannabis Use

Jimmy Kimmel's "Who's High?" segment on his late-night talk show provides evidence that people high on weed are perfectly functional humans, and that the effects of pot vary from person to person.
DEA Considers Reclassifying Cannabis, Boosting Legal Industry and Research
Jan 9, 2024

DEA Considers Reclassifying Cannabis, Boosting Legal Industry and Research

The DEA is considering a recommendation to reclassify cannabis as a Schedule 3 narcotic, which would provide a big boost to the legal-cannabis industry and make it easier for federal lawmakers to vote to legalize.
Cannabis in 2023: Progress, Setbacks and Scandals
Jan 2, 2024

Cannabis in 2023: Progress, Setbacks and Scandals

Cannabis industry growth continued in 2023, despite setbacks and resistance from prohibitionists, with several notable stories including the Biden administration's advising the reclassification of cannabis as a Schedule III drug, the ongoing battle over Delta-8 THC, the alleged fraud of Cookies and implosion of distributor Herbl.
Federal illegality of weed crimps business for legal states
Dec 26, 2023

Federal Illegality of Weed Crimps Business for Legal States

California's Attorney General Rob Bonta has determined that interstate commerce of cannabis is too risky until federal law is changed, preventing California's legal pot industry from benefiting from lower prices and greater efficiency.
Psychedelics Legalization is at an Inflection Point
Dec 19, 2023

Psychedelics Legalization is at an Inflection Point

California cities are legalizing or decriminalizing psychedelics, while the state government has yet to follow suit, and Rep. Scott Wiener is pushing for an approval of psychedelics for therapeutic use.
Feds Make a Mess of Cannabis Legalization
Dec 12, 2023

Feds Make a Mess of Cannabis Legalization

Every time a new cannabis reform measure is proposed, the ludicrousness of the continued illegality of weed is brought into sharper relief. A bill that would allow banks to do business with pot companies in legal states...
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