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.

NBA Won't Test For Cannabis Over Next 12 Months

The National Basketballers Association (NBA) will no longer test for cannabis use in the 2020-2021 season, following a suspension on drug testing during a COVID-19-induced pause on...

San Francisco Bans Indoor Tobacco Use, Allows Cannabis

In a turning of the tides, San Francisco moves to ban indoor smoking of tobacco while allowing for indoor cannabis smoking.The green wave of cannabis legalization continues, as a S...

Cannabis Was Just Reclassified By The U.N

In a groundbreaking symbolic move, the United Nations has removed cannabis from Schedule IV, where the plant sat alongside heroin and other dangerous narcotics. Despite the ongoing...

New Study Finds CBD Use Doesn't Impair Driving Skills

A new study on the effects of cannabis upon drivers shows that CBD has little effect upon driving capacities, and THC produces only mild impacts upon ones driving skills. A new stu...

Will New Jersey's Cannabis Referendum Reignite the Legalization Debate?

The Garden State is about to get a lot greener, and it could set off a wave of cannabis legalization across the Eastern Seaboard. New Jersey's upcoming cannabis referendum is causi...

Virginia Has Officially Decriminalized Cannabis

As of today, Virginia has become the 27th U.S. state to decriminalize cannabis. As of today, the first of July, Virginia has officially decriminalized the possession of cannabis, r...

The Potential Effect Of The U.S Election On Cannabis Businesses

Because the federal government still considers marijuana a controlled substance, U.S. cannabis businesses are forced to operate in cash, but they can't access banking services and,...

Did Trump's Failure to Legalize Marijuana Cost Him the Election?

President Trump could've increased his reelection chances had he followed up on his populist rhetoric and enacted federal marijuana reform. Instead he bent the knee to the Republic...

Austin Texas Enacts De Facto Cannabis Decriminalization

According to a memo released by The Austin Police Department last Thursday, the department will no longer be making arrests for cannabis possession throughout the city. A memo from...

Arizona Rising: Can The U.S. Break The Anti-Cannabis Cycle?

With the November election looming, initiatives for cannabis law reform are rising in numbers and determination. However, anti-cannabis advocates continue to seize every opportunit...