3 Must-Dos to Prepare for When Cannabis Is Federally Legal

Image credit: sand86 | Getty Images BY: Dasheeda Dawson On August 1, 2017, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced The Marijuana Justice Act,  an unprecedented bill that, if passed, would legalize marijuana nationwide. Although most regard the bill as “unpassable”, current cannabis industry entrepreneurs should have at least been prompted to consider the…

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The Next 10 States Most Likely to Pass Recreational Marijuana

By Joseph Misulonas Every week’s there’s a new story about how well recreational marijuana legalization has helped states such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon. And now several other states, such as California, Nevada and Massachusetts, have jumped on the train to reap the benefits of legalization. As the trend continues of states generating…

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Marijuana’s Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here’s Why

Credit: Yarygin/Shutterstock Marijuana’s popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys. The increase in popularity, along with more permissive attitudes toward marijuana use, may be due in part to its changing legalization status in many…

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5 Brilliant Marijuana Business Ideas Killed By Red Tape

Bureaucratic red tape and onerous rules are stifling innovation in cannabis industry. By: Hilary Bricken Photo by Image Source/Getty Images Though we very much want states  to follow the federal government’s “robust regulation” directives in the 2013 Cole Memo, we can’t help but bemoan when “robust” state cannabis regulations take the…

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The Senate Should Expand Veterans’ Access to Medical Cannabis Immediately

This Wednesday, July 12th, members of the Senate Appropriations Committee will convene to discuss the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. This legislative debate provides lawmakers with the opportunity to expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Presently, V.A. doctors in states where cannabis…

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