Legislation

Is Weed Legal in Illinois?

Is recreational cannabis legal in Illinois? Is medicinal marijuana legal in Illinois? What about Illinois' CBD laws? Find out about the weed laws in Illinois in this article.Illino...

The Beginning of the End for Prohibition?

On Friday the 13th of April (of all days), the Washington Post broke a story that could transform the cannabis industry. Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado announced a dea...

New Zealand Passes Law to Allow More Inclusive Access to Medical Cannabis

PHOTO: The new law will also allow medical marijuana products to be made in New Zealand. (AP: Sakchai Lalit, file photo)New Zealand's Government has passed a law that will make med...

HR 420, a Bill to Deschedule Cannabis, Could Pass This Year

A House bill to legalize cannabis, wryly dubbed HR 420, isn't the first such bill in Congress — but with the recent change in House leadership, this time it may actually stand a ...

Federal bill H.R. 420 may change the political course of cannabis in the United States

420 is no longer code for cannabis consumption; it's now the reserved number for a bill that could change federal cannabis law, if it passes, that is.H.R. 420, a bill filed on Janu...

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...

Supreme Cannabis to Begin Exploring New CBD Opportunities in South Africa

TORONTO, May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. ("Supreme Cannabis") (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) comments on the recent changes to South Africa's...

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Rethink of Cannabis Laws

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called for a government rethink on the restrictive laws and policies surrounding cannabis. Sadiq Khan has been serving as the mayor of London ...

Weed Laws in the US: Everything You Need to Know

On a federal level, cannabis still remains a schedule 1 substance today. Though on a state level, there are now varying degrees of cannabis legislation depending upon which state y...