The Nevada Cannabis Control Board (CCB) on Tuesday approved regulations for cannabis consumption lounges which could allow businesses to allow on-site use by the end of the year, the Las Vegas Sun reports. Currently, social use is only permitted on tribal land operated by the Paiute Tribe. The board indicated that it plans to
The House Committee on Appropriations on Tuesday voted to approve an amendment to prevent the Justice Department (DOJ) from interfering with state-approved adult-use cannabis programs as part of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies appropriations bill for the Fiscal Year 2023, according to a report from NORML. The amendment had been approved by the
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday ruled to uphold a state ban on smokable hemp products, according to a Jurist report. The court rejected an argument by hemp companies that the ban violated article 1, section 19 of the state constitution which states: “[n]o citizen of this State shall be deprived of life, liberty, property,
A new UN report found a rise in cannabis consumption in places that have approved legalization reforms and a similar uptick related to the COVID 19 crisis, Reuters reports. Written by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the study focused on the U.S., Uruguay, and Canada. “Cannabis legalization appears to have accelerated
This article was written by Gaspard Le Dem (@GLD_Live on Twitter) and originally published by Outlaw Report. The Washington D.C. Council is slated to vote on an emergency bill this Tuesday that would allow adults to register for the District’s medical cannabis program simply by “self-certifying” they use cannabis for medical purposes. The measure, introduced by
The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled last week that the odor of cannabis is enough to prompt a brief “investigatory” stop despite the decriminalization of the possession of up to 10 grams, The Daily Record reports. In the 4-3 decision, the court ruled that cannabis odor gives police a “reasonable suspicion” that the person may
Three Humboldt County, California cannabis cultivators are facing $209,687 in fines by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in connection with sediment discharged into tributaries of the Mad River that posed a risk to aquatic life and water quality. The fines against Szagora LLC, Toshko Toshkoff, and Rudy Chacon were announced last week.
North Carolina House Republicans last week all but sealed the fate of the state’s medical cannabis bill, deciding not to advance the legislation during a closed-door meeting, Axios reports. The measure was passed by the Senate earlier this month but House Speaker Tim Moore (R) had already indicated the chamber would not take up the
Buddies Brand, Inc. Announces Strategic Alliance With West Coast Music and Television Personality, Xzibit
LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Buddies Brand, Inc. (“Buddies”), a leading cannabis brand with products available on more than 1000 retail menus, today announced a strategic alliance with West Coast rap artist and television personality, Alvin ‘Xzibit‘ Joiner, and his cannabis brand, Napalm. Buddies cannabis products are ranked #8 in the Nation for
The SAFE Banking Act, which would normalize financial services for the cannabis industry federally, has been pulled from a bill aimed to increase competition with China, The Hill reports. The measure was included in House Democrats’ COMPETES Act but not the Senate’s bipartisan U.S. Innovation and Competition Act which passed last year. In a statement, Rep.