Willie Nelson Receives Cannabis Award 2021

Willie nelson receives cannabis award 2021

Advocacy in the cannabis world has helped progress the movement forward to what it is now. Thanks to advocates and activists, we’ve reached a point where cannabis is legal medically and recreationally in most of the U.S. As most may know, Willie Nelson is an American country musician. Additionally, he’s also an actor and an […]

California Offers Cannabis Equity Grants

California offers cannabis equity grants

As we move forward with the decriminalization of marijuana and potentially legalizing weed at a federal level, California’s state government is working to adapt. It’s great to see the progress we’ve achieved when it comes to the stigma and criminalization surrounding weed. On the other hand, it’s important to acknowledge the other side of the […]

NY’s Cannabis Control Board Meets For Change

Ny's cannabis control board meets for change

New York is one of the many U.S. states that have legalized weed this year. Although they had legalized the medical use of cannabis for years, they legalized recreational marijuana in early 2021. This was a big event for those who consume cannabis in the state, and especially those who wish to do it legally. […]

Germany Plans To Legalize Marijuana

Germany plans to legalize marijuana

As time goes on, the narrative around marijuana is shifting. What was once seen as a dangerous gateway drug to harder, more addictive substances is being accepted by the general public. There are a few groups that still believe marijuana is harmful, but now there are more who disagree. This shift of perspective can be […]

US Lawmakers Push for Marijuana Legalization

Us lawmakers push for marijuana legalization

Slowly but surely, the effort to legalize marijuana in the U.S. continues. It’s been a long time coming, but it seems like we’re finally approaching marijuana legalization at the federal level. At least that’s how it appears. Both the Democrats and Republicans are working to legalize cannabis, but have different methods of doing so. The […]

Amazon Pushing For Cannabis Legalization

Amazon pushing for cannabis legalization

Owned by the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, Amazon is an easily recognizable company across the United States. It’s likely that you have used it once or twice. Maybe you use it all the time. Their services, such as Prime and Amazon Fresh, make online shopping much more convenient. It seems that this […]

Job Increase in Cannabis Market 2021

Job increase in cannabis market 2021

To those of us who enjoy and regularly consume cannabis, it’s no surprise that the market is continuing to grow.  As of today, 18 states, two territories, and the District of Columbia have passed legislation to allow adult recreational use. Additionally, 36 states and four territories have passed legislation to allow the medical use of […]

Connecticut Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Connecticut legalizes recreational marijuana

Connecticut legalizes recreational marijuana in 2021. It has now joined 19 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing the sale and cultivation of marijuana. It’s also the fourth state to legalize this year alone, following Virginia and New Mexico. After years of debate, Connecticut lawmakers gave the final approval last week. The bill […]

New Mexico Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

New mexico legalizes recreational marijuana

New Mexico has legalized recreational marijuana. By doing so, they’ve joined 17 other states and the state of Colombia in legalizing the use of recreational marijuana. On April 12, 2021, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the bill for this cannabis legalization. Not long before this, Virginia also passed a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. Gov. […]

Sacramento’s Cannabis Equity Program CORE

Sacramento's cannabis equity program core

The city of Sacramento created a cannabis equity program dedicated to assisting individuals and communities facing barriers to starting a cannabis business. These barriers may be due to historical disparate enforcement on cannabis crimes throughout the years. Social inequality in the cannabis industry and surrounding cannabis crimes is not new. Sacramento has a predominantly white […]