Marijuana Politics

Oakland Approves Tax Break for Cannabis Businesses

Oakland City Council shrugged off opposition from Mayor Libby Schaaf to unanimously approve a tax break for the city’s largest…

December 14, 2019

Cannabis Stocks Rally After Ontario Scraps Lottery

Pot stocks rallied today following news that Ontario plans to scrap its much maligned cannabis retail lottery system in favour…

December 13, 2019

British Pharmacists Demand Clearer CBD Regulations

British pharmacists have urged the government to devise a more robust regulatory framework to govern the UK’s burgeoning CBD market.…

December 12, 2019

Thai Prime Minister Joins Forces With Dr. Ganja

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha used medical cannabis oil at an event designed to promote the government’s new online marijuana…

December 11, 2019

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill in Wisconsin

Republican lawmakers Rep. Mary Felzkowski and Sen. Kathy Bernier have introduced a bill that seeks to legalize medical marijuana in…

December 11, 2019

MLB to Remove Marijuana from Banned Substances List

Major League Baseball is reportedly planning to remove marijuana from its prohibited substance list for all minor league players. The…

December 10, 2019

Michigan Marijuana Sales Show Early Promise

The first eight days of recreational cannabis sales in Michigan generated a total of $1.6 million, according to the state’s…

December 10, 2019

Ireland Approves Two Medical Cannabis Products

Ireland’s medical cannabis sector is finally starting to take shape after the Ministry of Health approved two more products this…

December 9, 2019

Congressional Lawmakers Urge Attorney General to Improve Marijuana Research

A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers has been sent to Attorney General William Barr to implore him to grant researchers better…

December 9, 2019