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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BILLS & BALLOTS

Medical Marijuana Bill on Docket for 2015

A Republican-sponsored bill legalizing medical marijuana will be the first on the Georgia House’s docket in 2015. Highlights of HB1, also known as the Harleigh’s Hope Act…

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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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CANNABLOG

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal: Unlikely Cannabis Champion

By Glenn Demby  bio
It takes some degree of courage for a Governor to support medical marijuana legislation.
It takes principles and gumption for a Governor to actually get out ahead and lead the fight for medical marijuana legislation…

 

 

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BILLS & BALLOTS

Georgia Lawmakers Mull Medical Cannabis

An Assembly committee studying legalization of medical marijuana in Georgia is expected to issue its report before the end of the year. Look for a positive…

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HERO OF THE MONTH

Georgia governor pushes forward on medical research of CBD

This month’s Cannabis Compliance Insider MJ Hero of the Month award goes to Georgia’s Republican Governor Nathan Deal.
At first an opponent, Governor Deal came to support use of CBD (cannabidiol) to treat children with epilepsy after hearing so many heartbreaking stories from parents desperately seeking treatment for their epileptic children.
But this spring, the Georgia legislature voted down proposed legislation CBD legislation. Undeterred, the Governor said he’d move ahead without the legislature. His plan: team up with private industry to conduct state-funded clinical…

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