Senate Bill Would Let Marijuana Businesses Store Profits In Banks

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate on Thursday would solve a key issue for the marijuana industry: Its lack of access to financial services. While a growing number of states are moving to legalize cannabis for recreational or medical use, ongoing federal...

New Bill Would Protect Veterans From Losing Benefits Over Marijuana

Military veterans in legalized states would be shielded from losing their federal benefits for marijuana use under a bipartisan bill that was filed in Congress on Wednesday. The legislation would also allow physicians at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to...

Pennsylvania Regulators Take Aim at ‘Big Marijuana’

News this week highlights why cannabis companies should take a cautious approach to expansion.  In a headline Thursday that read, “Pennsylvania cracks down on Big Marijuana, threatens to shut out biggest permit holder,” Philly Inquirercannabis reporter Sam Wood...

Denver’s Teen Marijuana Education Campaign Seems To Be Working, Survey Finds

Despite claims from prohibitionist Fake News-generators, it appears that the worst fears around marijuana legalization and teen use have not proven true. That's right. Marijuana legalization has not led to a spike in youth consumption. A year after Denver launched a...

Military Veterans Organizations Press Congress On Medical Marijuana Research

U.S. military veterans from diverse backgrounds have been testifying before Congress in recent weeks about the need to expand Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) research into medical marijuana’s benefits. At a series of joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs...

Diversity Provisions Added To Marijuana Banking Bill Up For Congressional Vote This Week

The sponsor of a marijuana banking bill scheduled for a key committee vote in Congress this week is moving to amend the legislation to add provisions requiring the federal government to track and issue recommendations on how to expand financial services to...

Where Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Stands On Marijuana

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is competing for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. If elected, he would be the first openly gay and youngest president, and he’s supportive of marijuana legalization to boot. While the candidate has not spoken...

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Pennsylvania Regulators Take Aim at ‘Big Marijuana’

Pennsylvania Regulators Take Aim at ‘Big Marijuana’

News this week highlights why cannabis companies should take a cautious approach to expansion.  In a headline Thursday that read, “Pennsylvania cracks down on Big Marijuana, threatens to shut out biggest permit holder,” Philly Inquirercannabis reporter Sam Wood...

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