COMPLIANCE TRENDS

Legalization of CBD Oils

Cannabidiol (CBD) oils, made from extracts of the marijuana plant’s leaves, have been shown effective in treating seizures. Accordingly, state laws legalizing such treatments are springing up all over the country—including in states like Utah, Arkansas and Iowa where you’d least expect medical marijuana legislation to pass.
In addition to these CBD-oils-only laws, it could be argued that use of CBD oils is a form of “useable marijuana” made legal under state medical marijuana laws—especially in the majority of medical marijuana states that define “useable marijuana” to include the leaves, buds and flowers of the marijuana plant and

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LAWSCAPE
 

How Much Money Could Your State Make by Legalizing Cannabis?

How does $3,098,866,907 sound? That’s how much tax revenue could be collected if all 50 states legalized and imposed their normal state sales tax plus a modest…

 

 

 

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Medical Marijuana Advocates Aim for 2016 Rematch

Medical marijuana is not going away. After Amendment 2 got 57% of the vote, just shy of the 60% needed for a constitutional amendment, the stage is being set for another…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Judge Throws Out CBD Oils Rules

With apologies to T.S. Eliot, November seems to have been the cruellest month—at least for the cause of medical marijuana in Florida. Less than 2 weeks after Amendment 2 went…

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DECRIMINALIZATION

The New Marijuana Map

The November 4 elections changed the landscape of marijuana legalization. Here’s a visual rundown of…

 
 
 
 
 

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BILLS & BALLOTS

Medical Marijuana Amendment Narrowly Loses

The ideal result would have been for Amendment 2 to not only pass but demonstrate the potential of cannabis to attract young and senior …

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CANNABLOG

Legalization 3, Prohibition 1: A Recap of the 2014 Election Results

By Glenn Demby  bio
Legalization won in Alaska, DC and Oregon but narrowly lost in Florida. Here’s a state-by-state rundown of the key contests.
Alaska Legalizes Recreational Cannabis
You can add Alaska to the list of recreational cannabis states, thanks to the passage of Ballot Measure 2 by a vote of 52% to 48%. Highlights…

 

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CANNABLOG

Election 2014: The Florida Medical Marijuana Constitutional Amendment

By Glenn Demby  bio
Now that advocates have finally gotten a Florida state constitutional amendment legalizing medical cannabis on the November ballot…

 

 

 

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POLITICS

Support Slipping for Florida Medical Cannabis Ballot Initiative

The millions of dollars opponents have spent to defeat a November ballot initiative for a state constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana may be paying off. The latest polls show that support for the measure has fallen below the 60% threshold necessary to adopt a constitutional amendment.
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BILLS & BALLOTS

Four Big Marijuana Votes in November

Voters in three states plus the District of Columbia will have a chance to vote on significant ballot measures in November.
Alaska – Ballot Measure 2, Marijuana Legalization
This measure is very closely modeled after the legalization law in Colorado. It will legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and over. Adults would be allowed to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and…

 

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