Cannabis News Round-Up

October 24, 2016

Yes on Initiative 300: Denver measure is a reasonable test of social pot use. Colorado law enforcement officials warn dangers of legalizing marijuana. Denver’s marijuana policy office should be more transparent with pot-tax revenue. 

Prop 64: What would legalized recreational pot mean for California? How would legalization affect the drug war at San Diego‘s Mexican border? California small pot farmers believe that good old-fashioned branding is the key to post-legalization success. Coalinga voters to decide if city can tax legal marijuana sales.

Casino magnate Adelson gives $2 million to fight Nevada pot measure. Michigan should follow other states, legalize marijuana.

The risks of eating marijuana are most dangerous to inexperienced users. The future of cannabis sales is low-dosage edibles.

Marijuana law conferences sprout up. Why is support for marijuana legalization hitting record heights? Why the pot-punitive IRS Code 280E isn’t going anywhere. Business owners become donors in push to legalize marijuana.

Cannabis News of the Day

A pro-cannabis group in Arizona halts its 2016 legalization effort. The Massachusetts retailers association comes out against pot legalization. Michigan may not legalize cannabis due a signature deadline. A group intensifies its effort to defeat marijuana legalization in Maine.

As cannabis grows in Oregon, so do investors. Cannabis edibles were legalized in Oregon on Thursday. Bernie Sanders is campaigning on a legalization platform in California. A Ventura police chief becomes face of opposition to Californian legalization of recreational cannabis. The Public Policy Institute Of California finds 60% support for legalization.

Employers can still fire you if you smoke in Colorado. The University of Washington will host a conference on June 14. The US Federal Reserve shared that retail storefront demand picks up in legal states. SAM announced a $300k war-chest to stop legalization. The cannabis movement may be overextended with the false promise of tax revenue. A Los Angeles man got high and killed his wife. A lawsuit claims edible marijuana is to blame.

Drug testing companies are working to block legalization in the US. Legalized cannabis may lead to more underage use. British Columbia may harvest revenue from cannabis. Trudeau has caused parliamentary chaos around cannabis legalization. A former cabinet minister of the Canadian government will head a legalization panel. A new law from the U.N. allows for international legalization.