Monthly Archives: May 2022

DOJ Report: Federal Arrests for Cannabis Continue to Decline

A new report by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) found that federal arrests for cannabis have continued their downward trend, Marijuana Moment reports. Although the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) made 2,576 cannabis arrests during fiscal year 2020, these types of arrests have dropped by an average of 11% each year

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Makers of Samuel Adams Launching Cannabis-Infused Iced Tea in Canada

The Boston Beer Company, Inc, makers of Samuel Adams, Twisted Tea, and Truly Hard Seltzer, is launching a cannabis-infused line of iced teas called TeaPot. The products are expected to launch first in select Canadian provinces in July. The brand’s first release is Good Day Iced Tea, a lemon black tea infused with Pedro’s Sweet

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New York Approves Another 58 Cannabis Cultivator Licenses

New York regulators last week approved another 58 conditional cannabis cultivation licenses, bringing the total to 146, Syracuse.com reports. The approvals come weeks after the state Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) approved 36 conditional licenses. Chris Alexander, OCM executive director, told Syracuse.com that officials are “moving quickly, knowing that the growing season is short.” Conditional

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Alejandro Rodriguez: Teaching Cannabis History, Law, & Compliance at The Cannabis Law Clinic

As the number of cannabis workers and entrepreneurs balloons, so does the industry’s responsibility for creating an equitable marketplace — especially considering that the heavy price of prohibition has historically been paid most often by communities of color. In this Q&A, we ask Alejandro Rodriguez about what inspired The Cannabis Law Clinic, the program’s strategies

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Colorado Agriculture Department Fails to Secure Funds for Hemp Processing Equipment

A Colorado Department of Agriculture request for $5 million to buy hemp processing equipment has been denied, according to a Westword report. The agency had hoped to divide the funds between three private companies for hemp decortication operations, on the condition that each company matched the state funding for facility construction. The Ag Department had

2022-05-24T16:31:04+00:00May 24th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Colorado Agriculture Department Fails to Secure Funds for Hemp Processing Equipment

Poll: 62% of Missouri Adults Support Legalizing Cannabis

A SurveyUSA poll released last week found that 62% of Missouri adults believe cannabis should be legalized in the state, with 25% opposed and 13% unsure. The reforms were most popular among Democrats with 76% in favor and 14% opposed. Nearly half of Republicans surveyed (49%) supported the reforms, with 38% opposed. Sixty-six percent of

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Zipps Launches LA Cannabis Delivery Service Focused On Bulk

Los Angeles, CA — Zipps (www.zipps.com), an on-demand cannabis delivery service, launched today in LA. Zipps delivers your favorite cannabis brands fast — really fast. Their main focus is speed, simplicity, and savings. Customers save the most when they buy cannabis in bulk, offering the stickiest discounts in the fastest-growing market. The biggest difference between

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Method Man’s Cannabis Brand Launching This Week in Michigan

Method Man’s TICAL brand is launching on Tuesday in Michigan in the form of a pre-rolled joint “Sweet Island Skunk” in partnership with Rochester Hills-based Glorious Cannabis Co., the Detroit Free Press reports. Method Man launched the brand last June and indicated the business would prioritize working with and elevating Black and other minority business

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Two New Mexico Tribes Sign Agreement with State to Begin Selling Cannabis

Two New Mexico tribes have signed an agreement with the state allowing them to collect taxes on cannabis product sales, the Associated Press reports. The agreement between the state and Pojoaque and Picuris tribes, which are based in northern New Mexico, was signed last week. Taxation and Revenue Department spokesman Charlie Moore told the AP

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YouGov Poll: 45% of Americans Support Federal Cannabis Legalization

A YouGov poll released on Tuesday found that 45% of Americans believe cannabis should be legalized nationally, with 21% saying the decision should be left to the states, and 20% preferring it remain outlawed. The poll found that 66% of Democrats supported national cannabis legalization along with just 19% of Republicans. Nearly a third of

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