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.

Cory Booker Says Cannabis Legalization In Georgia Hinges Upon Election

Senator Cory Booker has stated that the fate of the run-off Election on January 5th will determine whether or not Georgia legalizes cannabis. "Look, if you're in Georgia right now,...

Cannabis Research Bill Is Passed By U.S. Senate

Another marijuana research bill has been introduced, this time to the U.S. Senate following the introduction of a similar bill last week by the House of Representatives. Last week,...

Weedmaps Lists on NASDAQ With $1.5B Valuation

WeedMaps is about to become publicly listed with a USD $1.5 billion valuation following a merger with Silver Spike (SSPK).WeedMaps is one of the most prominent cannabis websites fo...

Marijuana Brings in Over $221 Million For Maine

Marijuana yet again proves to be a cash cow, this time becoming Maine's most lucrative agricultural commodity. Between January and October, medical marijuana sales in Maine reached...

The ODC Sets New Hemp Guidelines For Australia

The ODC's new hemp cultivation guidelines have made things a lot easier for hemp cultivators in Australia.Cannabis legislation has been changing rapidly over the past few months, a...

U.S. House of Reps Approves Cannabis Research Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has just passed a bill that would make studying cannabis much more accessible to researchers. The House of Representatives has passed another cann...

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...