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The use, possession, sale, cultivation, and transportation of cannabis...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The use, possession, sale, cultivation, and transportation of cannabis is illegal under federal law in the United States. However, the federal government has articulated that if a state passes a law to decriminalize cannabis for recreational or medical use, they can do so, under the condition that a regulation system for cannabis is in place. Cannabis is listed as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, the highest classification under the legislation. Part of the reason marijuan
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Has the US reached a 'tipping point' in marijuana legalization?

Washington Post - 23 Jul 2018
Research on policy diffusion suggests that as neighboring states, provinces, or countries adopt a policy, the pressure for adoption increases among lagging jurisdictions. And in addition to the many states, the nation's northern neighbor Canada ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Federal Law Both Sword And Shield In Cannabis Litigation

Law360 - 10 Aug 2018
Yet federal drug law has remained unchanged. And now, with spending on legal cannabis worldwide expected to hit $57 billion by 2027, there are accompanying legal issues surrounding this new practice area. Perhaps nothing is more complicated than the ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Can Article V Federally Legalize Cannabis?

Forbes - 12 Aug 2018
Article V – a legal precedent set by America's founding fathers – was brought up by Ms. Bernstein during attorney Dave C. Holland's lecture on Cannabis Litigation Strategies, as potentially the latest legal avenue to pursue, to challenge the current ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Letter: Support federal marijuana legalization

Virginian-Pilot - 24 Jul 2018
Thirty states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico have enacted legislation specific to the physician-authorized use of cannabis, while 63 million Americans now live in jurisdictions where anyone over the age of 21 can legally possess cannabis.
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Which of these 6 states will be next to legalize marijuana?

The Hill - 30 Jul 2018
Despite the ongoing reluctance of Congressional leadership to move forward with pending legislation to comport federal marijuana laws in a manner that reflects emerging cultural consensus, lawmakers and voters are continuing to move ahead undeterred ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Afzal Hasan: Cannabis Industry Investments and Acquisitions

Ganjapreneur - 02 Aug 2018
I think without any other doubt in my mind, it really is the largest legal or regulated jurisdiction in the world for the production of cannabis. Canada has a lot of interest that has been turning, especially in the capital markets over here, but when ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

California Isn't as Cool with CBD as You Might Think

Food & Wine - 31 Jul 2018
But just because weed is legal, the state wants people to know that it still draws the line in certain areas, and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently put its foot down when it comes to cannabidiol, also known as CBD. As attitudes ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Lineage Hires Top Cannabis Retail Executive

GlobeNewswire (press release) - 23 Jul 2018
Lineage is targeting legalized cannabis markets across multiple jurisdictions in the United States and Canada and is seeking to deploy best practices in cultivation, branding, distribution, and retail management to drive performance across the Company ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

Marijuana Use Will No Longer Be Prosecuted In Manhattan

Marijuana Moment - 01 Aug 2018
Vance, whose office previously commissioned a report on the effect of legalization in jurisdictions that have enacted it, first announced the new non-prosecution policy in May, and is now putting it into effect. The move represents ...
legality of cannabis by u.s. jurisdiction

NAIC Report – 2018 Summer Annual Meeting

JD Supra (press release) - 15 Aug 2018
A number of new initiatives were also begun, including an initiative to address issues related to legal cannabis businesses. Finally, several ongoing ...

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