Monthly Archives: May 2018

Trump To Sign Bill Which Could Make Cannabis Federally Legal For The Terminally Ill

2018-05-25T18:08:26+00:00

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 16, 2018. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) President Trump is set to sign legislation which could make medical marijuana federally legal for terminally ill patients. The bill, known as [...]

Trump To Sign Bill Which Could Make Cannabis Federally Legal For The Terminally Ill 2018-05-25T18:08:26+00:00

Carrying around a joint would be okay in North Carolina if new bill passes

2018-05-25T18:04:14+00:00

RALEIGH, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A new proposal in Raleigh would make it legal for people to carry four ounces of marijuana or less in North Carolina. That means carrying a joint would be okay. Rep. Kelly Alexander (NC-107th) brought to the table House Bill 944 (H.B. 944). If it is passed, it would increase [...]

Carrying around a joint would be okay in North Carolina if new bill passes 2018-05-25T18:04:14+00:00

Higher Law: Protecting Pot Brands | Cannabis Banking Updates | Plus: Who Got the Work

2018-05-25T17:59:08+00:00

What's on tap: The tricky task of protecting intellectual property tied to cannabis. Also, everyone's talking about the problem of banks shunning the marijuana industry, but what's the solution? Welcome to Higher Law. Welcome to Higher Law, our new weekly briefing about all things cannabis. I’m Cheryl Miller, reporting for Law.com from Sacramento. This week we’re [...]

Higher Law: Protecting Pot Brands | Cannabis Banking Updates | Plus: Who Got the Work 2018-05-25T17:59:08+00:00

Legalization Dominoes Start Falling (Finally!) in New York

2018-05-25T17:51:13+00:00

  New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has ignored the city's racially skewed arrest record on cannabis possession for years. This morning he pledged to do something about it. (Julio Cortez/AP) The movement for cannabis reform in New York, long stifled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, seems to be approaching [...]

Legalization Dominoes Start Falling (Finally!) in New York 2018-05-25T17:51:13+00:00

US Attorney Details Cannabis Enforcement in Light…

2018-05-25T17:54:42+00:00

US Attorney Details Cannabis Enforcement in Light of Oregon’s Oversupply U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon Billy J. Williams, left, speaks at a Feb. 2 cannabis summit in Portland, Ore., as Oregon Gov. Kate Brown sits at right. The U.S. Attorney for Oregon said in a memo released Friday that he will prioritize enforcement [...]

US Attorney Details Cannabis Enforcement in Light… 2018-05-25T17:54:42+00:00