Clearing Cannabis Convictions in California

clearing cannabis convictions in california

Prop 64 was passed back in 2016. It legalized personal possession and consumption of weed. Clearing cannabis convictions in California is also an important component of the law. Unfortunately, this was an aspect we’ve seen very little of since then. In fact, there are still thousands of people incarcerated and with criminal records for non-violent […]

Fewer Lung Injuries Linked To Legal Marijuana

Fewer Lung Injuries Linked To Legal Marijuana

If you smoke weed or tend to buy e-cigarette or vaping products, this news may interest you. A new study has found another benefit to legalizing marijuana on a federal level. Fewer lung injuries linked to legal marijuana, according to a federally funded study. This is big news to marijuana supporters and advocates who have […]

California Offers Cannabis Equity Grants

California Offers Cannabis Equity Grants

As we move forward with the decriminalization of marijuana and potentially legalizing weed at a federal level, California’s state government is working to adapt. It’s great to see the progress we’ve achieved when it comes to the stigma and criminalization surrounding weed. On the other hand, it’s important to acknowledge the other side of the […]

NY’s Cannabis Control Board Meets For Change

NY's Cannabis Control Board Meets For Change

New York is one of the many U.S. states that have legalized weed this year. Although they had legalized the medical use of cannabis for years, they legalized recreational marijuana in early 2021. This was a big event for those who consume cannabis in the state, and especially those who wish to do it legally. […]

Germany Plans To Legalize Marijuana

Germany Plans To Legalize Marijuana

As time goes on, the narrative around marijuana is shifting. What was once seen as a dangerous gateway drug to harder, more addictive substances is being accepted by the general public. There are a few groups that still believe marijuana is harmful, but now there are more who disagree. This shift of perspective can be […]

US Lawmakers Push for Marijuana Legalization

US Lawmakers Push for Marijuana Legalization

Slowly but surely, the effort to legalize marijuana in the U.S. continues. It’s been a long time coming, but it seems like we’re finally approaching marijuana legalization at the federal level. At least that’s how it appears. Both the Democrats and Republicans are working to legalize cannabis, but have different methods of doing so. The […]

Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Affects Cannabis Industry

Biden's Vaccine Mandate Affects Cannabis Industry

COVID-19 affected the lives of everyone worldwide in 2020. In the United States alone, it claimed the lives of over half a million people. Immediately, scientists began working on a vaccine. They based their work on years of vaccine research. Eventually, they were able to develop a working vaccine. Frontline workers, such as doctors and […]

Cannabis Farmers Protest in Sonoma County

Cannabis Farmers Protest in Sonoma County

Cannabis workers in Sonoma County participated in a protest in early September. The cannabis workers and their allies gathered outside of the Board of Supervisors’ office in Santa Rosa. They were there to protest cannabis cultivation regulations, along with cannabis taxes. These new implementations are a result of the tension between the neighborhoods and cannabis […]

Growing Cannabis and Climate Change

Growing Cannabis and Climate Change

Growing cannabis plants can have a significant impact on climate change. Specifically, growing cannabis indoors. As more and more states legalize cannabis, the demand for the beloved green is increasing. The demand is being satisfied via indoor growing operations. This goes for both medical and recreational marijuana. A new study done by the University of […]

Connecticut Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Connecticut Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Connecticut legalizes recreational marijuana in 2021. It has now joined 19 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing the sale and cultivation of marijuana. It’s also the fourth state to legalize this year alone, following Virginia and New Mexico. After years of debate, Connecticut lawmakers gave the final approval last week. The bill […]