Portland: Cannabis Collaborative Conference In February There are so many marijuana industry events these days it’s nearly impossible to keep track of them all. I remember even just a couple of years ago there weren’t that many. Not all marijuana industry events are created equal. Trust…continue reading Portland: Cannabis Collaborative Conference In February Source: WeedNews

After 12 Years M.A.M.A. Clinic Closing Portland Location After a dozen years of serving patients in Portland, the original Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse clinic, better known as MAMA, is closing its doors. The clinic, located at 5217 SE 28th Avenue, has been a fixture in Portland since…continue reading After 12 Years M.A.M.A. Clinic Closing…

First 2017 Marijuana Bill Introduced In Congress In a year which has been heralded as a time of change for federal marijuana laws and policies, the first federal bill proposing a change has been introduced in the United States Congress. H.R. 331 was introduced January 5th and is…continue reading First 2017 Marijuana Bill Introduced In Congress…

National Academy Of Sciences: Marijuana Is An Effective Medicine Medical marijuana supporters rejoiced today as the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released findings which concluded that marijuana is an effective medicine. The federal government classifies marijuana as a Schedule I substance which is based off of a…continue reading National Academy Of Sciences: Marijuana…

New Mexico’s Cannabis Revenue And Freedom Act And The Loss Of Freedom For The State’s Medical Cannabis Program The Medical Cannabis Program in New Mexico has continued to be a topic of many headlines across the state and now nationally, along with our state’s budget crisis, for…continue reading New Mexico’s Cannabis Revenue And Freedom Act…

Will California Marijuana Legalization Help Fix Federal Banking Issue? As anyone involved in the US cannabis industry is well-aware, dealing with banks is probably the biggest source of headaches in this quasi-legal market. Many individuals and businesses have been forced to cycle through financial institutions, closing and opening accounts…continue reading Will California Marijuana Legalization Help…

Rhode Island Lawmakers To Introduce Legislation To Legalize Marijuana As the Massachusetts government prepares to implement an initiative to regulate and tax marijuana that was approved by voters in November, lawmakers in Rhode Island are poised to introduce similar legislation. The bill sponsors, Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and State Rep.…continue reading Rhode Island Lawmakers To Introduce…

Organizations React To Confirmation Hearings For Jeff Sessions In Press Teleconference Tomorrow Representatives from a broad spectrum of organizations will offer their reactions to Senator Sessions’ responses during his confirmation hearings this week to questions on criminal justice reform, marijuana reform, civil and human rights and other issues. The spectrum of organizations…continue reading Organizations React…

In preparing my post last night on major marijuana organizations’ reaction to the answers given by Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions when questioned about marijuana enforcement in the states that have legalized it, I did not include the reaction from one…continue reading Reading the Tea Leaves on Jeff Sessions’ Marijuana Answers Source: WeedNews