‘Cannabis’ is the scientific name for ‘marijuana,’ which is one of the most ancient herbaceous plants to ever be cultivated by humans. It originally came from Central Asia, and its first documented use was more than 10,000 years ago . ‘Marijuana’ is the popular name of one of the most tragic mental and legal hoaxes achieved in human history. ‘Marijuana’ is also the ... Continue Reading
Mexico Top Court: Full Marijuana Ban Is Unlawful
Mexico Supreme Court has set a precedent by saying that an absolute ban on personal use of marijuana is unconstitutional. This post from Reuters reports how the top court has set an example that other Mexican courts will have to follow. Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that an absolute ban on recreational use of marijuana was unconstitutional, effectively leaving it ... Continue Reading
Legal Cannabis Industry: Growth Despite the Banking Crisis
The $9 billion industry of legal marijuana is one of the strongest growth areas of the U.S. economy, yet most banks won't touch it. This post from Forbes highlights the banking crisis faced by legal cannabis. Imagine an industry with $9 billion in sales — equivalent to the entire snack market — where only 30% of businesses had a bank account. That’s the situation we face today ... Continue Reading
Impact of Marijuana Policy on People to Be Studied?
A bill, that requires a federal study on the impact of marijuana legalization, has been introduced with the hope that it will combat the outdated information supporting current marijuana policy. This post from High Times discusses the bill. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would require a federal study on the impact of marijuana legalization ... Continue Reading
Has This NY Report Paved the Way to Legal Cannabis?
In a recent 75-page assessment report, the New York State Health officials have shown the way to legal cannabis. This post from Leafly highlights the surprising conclusions. One of the nation’s most powerful, prosperous, and populous states is laying the groundwork to end cannabis prohibition. On Friday, July 13, New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker released a ... Continue Reading