Policy & Regulation

With each passing month, new proposals, law reforms and legislative changes occur within the cannabis space, and oftentimes these changes can drastically impact the cannabis industry. Stay on top of the latest cannabis, marijuana, hemp and CBD policies, reforms and regulation, and have your finger on the pulse as to where the cannabis industry is headed. Keep in the know with our Marijuana Policy and Regulation articles.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer Introduces Bill to Regulate Cannabis Like Alcohol

Steve Morgan/ Wikimedia CommonsDemocratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon introduced a bill on Wednesday to federally regulate cannabis like alcohol. The bill, in a reference to pot...

Governor of New York Presents Plan to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York presented his plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state on Tuesday. The governor outlined highlights of his proposal in a writte...

The Top 10 Democratic Contenders of 2020 Who Support Legal Weed

In the lead up to the 2020 Presidential election, there are a lot of important issues that warrant debate. Everything from healthcare to net neutrality will be discussed during cam...

WHO Recommends the Reclassification of Cannabis

The World Health Organization has recommended the cannabis plant and its resins be officially rescheduled under international drug treaties.WHO is recommending that whole-plant mar...

Florida Judge Rejects Limits on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The decision upbraids legislature and health department officials for obstructing patient access.Following Governor Ron DeSantis' efforts to get the Florida legislature to lift its...

The Hidden Problem with the WHO's Reclassification of Cannabis

There appear to be signs of political manipulation behind the UN health agency's recommendations on marijuana, according to one analysis.On Friday, a letter from the World Health O...

The '420 Bill' to Federally Legalize Marijuana Has Officially Been Introduced

The "420 Bill" is officially on a roll.A federal bill that would legalize cannabis and regulate it like alcohol was introduced in the Senate on Friday by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden ...

Indiana Governor Will Smoke Weed But Won't Legalize It

In a classic example of politics as usual, a former frat guy turned head of state refuses to let the real 'heads enjoy themselves.Politics is, by and large, rooted in hypocrisy, co...

Scientific Team Claims Cannabis Can Treat COVID-19

Researchers state that the endocannabinoid system may play a role in regulating the body's response to coronavirus symptoms. A research team from the Medical Cannabis Research andI...

Researchers Warn Cannabis Remains Infected with COVID-19 for a Week After Exposure

Scientists believe the cannabis supply chain could face further disruptions unless adequate screening processes are put in place.Cannabis flower that has been exposed to COVID-19 M...