420 FILE--This Wednesday, January 15th, at 10 am EST, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”
420 FILE--The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration has announced two cannabis tax hikes effective January 1, 2020. The perverse effect of this move will be to make legal, regulated cannabis even less economically competitive with the untaxed, unregulated legacy market.
OTHER WORDS-Like nearly all Americans of a certain age, I was told in school that tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana are gateway drugs — and that is why marijuana should remain illegal.
420 FILE--This week, we will very likely have the first vote to outright end federal marijuana prohibition. The House Judiciary Committee has posted a markup for HR 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act on Wednesday, November 20th and they will likely hold a vote on the same day.
420 FILE--The city of Los Angeles, which has 4 million people and a huge illicit cannabis market associated with more than 100 vaping injuries and one death, has just 189 licensed cannabis stores.
420 FILE--420 College is California’s leading source for information and training on cannabis operations.
420 FILE--Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY) introduced The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. The Senate companion bill is carried by Senator Kamala Harris (CA).
420FILE--Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has a plan to light up his first 100 days in office.
420 FILE--The Trump administration is sounding the alarm against vaping products as health officials scramble to determine why some consumers are suddenly becoming sick from them.
420 FILE--Seaside Church of Alternative Healing, the cannabis church just off of Redondo Beach’s Artesia Boulevard which purported to freely give its members cannabis after receiving monetary donations, has permanently closed in accordance with a pending settlement agreement with the City of Redondo Beach.
420 FILE--About 100 people testified at a public hearing held on May 31 by the FDA “in order to inform the regulatory path forward” on CBD. Manufacturers, researchers, doctors, laboratory representatives, lawyers and advocates (pro and con) were among those who spoke.
LET’S TALK CANNABIS--With Christmas around the corner giving weed as a gift has now legally opened up as an option.
420 FILE--Gavin Newsom, a cannabis supporter who pushed for the passage of Prop. 64 to legalize adult recreational use in California, will be the new governor of the state.
420 FILE--The Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) has raided 254 illegal cannabis grows in the Golden State this year — less than half as many than they busted in 2017.