Tag: cannabis news

Jun 27
South Dakota Tribes Ban Gov. Kristi Noem Following Controversial Remarks on Drug Trade

In response to controversial statements made by Governor Kristi Noem regarding alleged drug trafficking on reservations, three additional Native American tribes in South Dakota have banned her from their lands. This…

Jun 26
Alaska House of Representatives Approves Bill to Reform Cannabis Taxes

The Alaskan House of Representatives recently voted on May 10 in a decisive 36-3 vote to approve a bill aimed at reforming the state’s cannabis tax structure. Key Tax Reforms in…

Jun 25
New York Cannabis Director Resigns Amid Major Agency Revamp

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced a significant overhaul of the state’s Office of Cannabis Management, including a leadership change at the top. In a press release on Friday, the…

Jun 24
President Biden Announces Federal Government Will Reschedule Cannabis in Landmark Decision

President Joe Biden has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice will officially reschedule cannabis, moving it from Schedule I, which is reserved for dangerous drugs with no medical value, to…

Jun 23
Texas Senate To Hold Public Hearing on Delta-8, Delta-9 THC Products

Legal hemp store owners in Texas may soon face significant operational changes. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has called on the Senate to review and consider banning delta-8 and delta-9 THC hemp…

Jun 22
Smart & Safe Florida Launches $5M Ad Campaign to Boost Marijuana Legalization Support

With Election Day just six months away, the push to legalize recreational cannabis in Florida is gaining momentum. The campaign sponsor, Smart & Safe Florida, has unveiled a new advertising blitz…

Jun 21
Minnesota Expunges Nearly 58K Cannabis Records Nine Months Post-Legalization

Minnesota, one of the latest states to legalize adult-use cannabis, has achieved a significant milestone by expunging low-level cannabis convictions for thousands of residents just nine months after the legislation was…

Jun 20
Arkansas Finance Department Reports Growth in Medical Cannabis Program

A new report from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) highlights significant growth in the state’s medical cannabis program, which began in May 2019. Since its inception, numerous dispensaries…

Jun 19
Ohio Committee Greenlights Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Plan

Ohio is advancing with its strategy to introduce adult-use cannabis sales statewide. In November 2023, Ohio voters passed Issue 2, making Ohio the 24th state to legalize recreational cannabis. The new…

Jun 18
Mexican Cannabis Seizures Hit Record Low at U.S. Border as State-Legal Pot Dominates

Many veteran cannabis users remember the days when low-grade brick weed from massive Mexican farms was a staple in the U.S. market. However, as domestically-grown cannabis gained popularity, Mexican-grown weed saw…