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  • Senate Bill 420 would legalize federally

    4h By Chris Conrad
    US Senate Bill 420 would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, establish a federal excise tax and create a system for permitting legal commerce. The post Senate Bill 420 would legalize federally appeared first on The Leaf Online.
  • Cannabis revenue catching up with alcohol

    Sun 11:55am By Chris Conrad
    States and localties are taxing cannabis at such a high rate that its much-smaller consumer base pay almost as much in taxes as the vast alcohol industry. The post Cannabis revenue catching up with alcohol appeared first on The Leaf Online.
  • Cannabis wedding expo causing a buzz

    Fri 8:03pm By WCL News Service
    Couples who want to mix cannabis into their nuptials should visit the Cannabis Wedding Expos in San Francisco, Denver and Las Vegas. The post Cannabis wedding expo causing a buzz appeared first on The Leaf Online.
  • Magic mushrooms make ballot in Denver

    Fri 10:22am By Tony Newman
    This is no Denver omelet. City voters will consider making psilocybin mushrooms the lowest law enforcement there, now that cannabis is legal statewide. The post Magic mushrooms make ballot in Denver appeared first on The Leaf Online.
  • Online force elevates drug reformers

    Wed 10:19am By Chris Conrad
    After 25 years, a non-profit remains entity dedicated to drug policy reform and helps reformers keep a strong online presence, often for nominal fees or no cost. MAP Inc. relies on contributions to survive.…
  • Cali farmers set to move on hemp

    Tue 12:20pm By Chris Conrad
    Important events for California's hemp producers come to Tulare, Fresno and San Diego in February — World Ag Expo and two hemp agro / business workshops. The post Cali farmers set to move on hemp appeared first on The Leaf Online.
  • Maryland legalization bills filed in both houses

    Tue 10:51am By WCL News Service
    Two companion bills in the Maryland state legislature would legalize marijuana while a third would pose the question to voters as a referendum. The post Maryland legalization bills filed in both houses appeared first on The Leaf Online.
  • Saving the history of cannabis prohibition

    Feb 10, 2019, 8:04 pm By Ghislaine Ball
    Have you ever heard the expression ‘those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it’? “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~George Santayana “… and those who do remember, are doomed to scream in frustration.”…
  • Book covers cannabis, impact of medicalization

    Feb 8, 2019, 11:03 am By Chris Conrad
    We're long overdue for a book that looks at what medical really means. "The Medicalization of Marijuana. Legitimacy, stigma, and the patient experience" covers that ground.…
  • Baltimore joins decrim movement

    Feb 7, 2019, 4:30 pm By Justin Strekal
    Joining other cities that are modernizing drug policy without waiting for federal reforms, Baltimore MD has become another place to possess (not sell) a little weed without going to jail.…
  • WHO offers new global cannabis policy

    Feb 6, 2019, 10:56 am By Chris Conrad
    The international WHO issued its scientific recommendations on the therapeutic value and harms of ​Cannabis sativa​. Countries like Uruguay and Canada have acted on their own to make reforms without waiting for UN approval.…
  • Legalization has reached every continent but Antarctica. Part II

    Feb 5, 2019, 7:20 am By Mitchell Colbert
    Key players from around the world will meet up in San Francisco, California, this Friday at the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC). Last month the World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the rescheduling of both CBD and whole-plant…
  • Gov urges end to MMJ smoking ban

    Feb 4, 2019, 4:43 pm By Chris Conrad
    Florida lawmakers imposed a smoking / vaping ban after voters passed a constitutional amendment legalizing medical cannabis. Governor DeSantis has told a press conference, "Whether (patients) have to smoke it or not, who am I to judge that? I want people to be…
  • Legalization has reached every continent but Antarctica. Part I

    Feb 4, 2019, 7:20 am By Mitchell Colbert
    Pillars of the international cannabis community will be gathering in San Francisco, California on February 8, for the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC). Every ICBC is a meeting of the minds which features cannabis and hemp industry leaders,…

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