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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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

Advocates Peg Texas for 3 Marijuana Reform Bills

The Texas chapter of the Marijuana Policy Project is working on a trio of reform bills it hopes will be introduced in the state legislature when it…

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PUBLIC HEALTH

Spike in Synthetic Marijuana Hospitalizations

Synthetic marijuana has become a growing health concern in Texas. These products, including brands like…

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THE POLITICS OF POT

Medical Marijuana in Texas? It Could Happen

Although legalization remains a longshot, Texas and Texans seem to be warming to medical marijuana, including not just the Democrats and liberals from Austin but the Republicans. At the very least, the issue has gotten a lot of attention and become the subject of political debate. As evidence, we submit:
• Exhibit A: Recent polls show a staggering 77% of Texas voters support medical marijuana in some…

 

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