Marijuana Politics

Missouri Group Puts Legalization Campaign On Ice

Efforts to place a marijuana legalization proposal on the November ballot in Missouri have been scuppered by the coronavirus outbreak.…

April 16, 2020

Marijuana Dispensaries Struggle with Staff Shortages

Medical cannabis dispensaries cannot hire enough staff to meet demand as the offices that process fingerprints for criminal record checks…

April 15, 2020

Australia Begins Exporting Cannabis to the UK

A firm in Perth has completed the first ever export of medical cannabis oils from Australia to the UK. The…

April 15, 2020

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner Steps Down

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner Kay Doyle is to step down next month in order to work in the private sector.…

April 14, 2020

Washington DC Allows Marijuana Deliveries During COVID-19 Crisis

Emergency legislation now permits medical marijuana dispensaries to offer deliveries and curbside sales in Washington, DC. Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered…

April 14, 2020

Virginia Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation that decriminalizes cannabis possession and seals the criminal records of marijuana offenders. The…

April 13, 2020

Nevada Cannabis Sales Plummet Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Marijuana sales in Nevada have decreased by more than 50% since the coronavirus lockdown began, according to a local trade…

April 10, 2020

Cannabis Businesses Sue Massachusetts Governor

Four recreational cannabis businesses have filed a lawsuit against Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker for ordering marijuana stores to close during…

April 9, 2020

Ontario Allows Cannabis Retailers to Offer Delivery and Curbside Sales

The Ontario government has allowed cannabis stores to start offering cubside sales and delivery in a bid to “fight against…

April 8, 2020