Another year, another green wave! To commemorate the legislative achievements made in this cannabis industry this year, we’ve decided to recap and highlight some of the biggest bills of 2022. Three More States Legalized Adult-Use Cannabis Following the November 2022 Midterm Election, three more states passed adult-use cannabis laws: Read More: Maps: Is Cannabis Legal […]
What to Expect for Cannabis Reform in 2023
Several states are expected to introduce new cannabis legislation in the upcoming year. Additionally, a few states that passed recreational cannabis in 2022 are set to launch their adult-use markets in the coming months. But that’s not all that’s on the horizon for 2023… Banking Reform The SAFE Banking Act has been brewing in congress […]
The White House Just Pardoned Federal Charges of Simple Cannabis Possession — What is a Pardon? Who Qualifies?
Earlier this month, President Joe Biden issued a pardon for all Federal offenses of simple cannabis possession. This is the first step of a three-part plan toward pursuing federal cannabis reform. “Too many lives have been upended because of our failed approach to marijuana,” Biden said. “It’s time that we right these wrongs.” However, it’s […]
Patient Access to Medical Cannabis
Although cannabis is legal in more than half of the United States, it’s still inaccessible to many individuals for a number of reasons. These reasons include restrictive legislative policies in their state, geolocation, age, and the costs of medical cannabis. Such barriers allow the black market to thrive even in legal cannabis states. While you […]
Historical Timeline of Cannabis Legalization Efforts
With the MORE and SAFE Acts making headlines over the last few months, it’s important to remember how we got here in terms of cannabis reform. After all, cannabis wasn’t always federally illegal. And even when it was first prohibited, many advocates still stood by it. How Cannabis Became a Schedule I Substance Although the […]
Maps: Is Cannabis Legal in Your State?
Over the last decade, a green wave has swept across the nation, legalizing cannabis in more than half of the United States. As it currently stands, 37 states have passed cannabis reform to varying degrees. Twenty one states have established adult-use cannabis programs, while sixteen states have medical-only cannabis programs. To better understand cannabis legalization […]