Nebraska governor shows why lack of cannabis education is harmful

Posted by - September 3, 2020

The governor refuses to acknowledge the proven medical benefits of cannabis use The initiative to have a legal medical cannabis market in Nebraska was already approved and will be placed in front of voters in the upcoming November ballot. The situation in the Cornhusker State is quite complicated, though, as the governor is one of

Arizona governor shows little knowledge of cannabis as he fights legalization efforts

Posted by - August 5, 2020

It’s evident Governor Ducey has no plans to approve any marijuana legislation he receives Arizona is going through a contentious campaign season to fight for cannabis legalization, and the main fight seems to be taking place against Governor Doug Ducey and other opponents who, apparently, are lacking knowledge of what potential legalization would bring to

Colorado’s governor enacts new law to expedite marijuana pardons

Posted by - June 30, 2020

Governor Jared Polis will now easily be able to lift convictions with the swipe of a pen As one of the pioneer states of all things cannabis, Colorado is about to enact a law that was created to promote social equity in the marijuana market, among other things. Yesterday, Colorado’s governor signed a bill that

California governor believes cannabis consumption is a civil rights matter

Posted by - June 9, 2020

The Golden State has always been a pioneer on protecting personal rights Following up on the widespread protests of police brutality that began with the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police, California Governor Gavin Newsom gave a press conference last week. He referred to California’s plans to fix issues of injustice

New Mexico gov. realizes the benefits of legalized marijuana

Posted by - May 26, 2020

Governor Grisham now understands the economic importance of legal cannabis sales Amid the financial crisis in most states’ budgets due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, new ways of bringing more revenue are being explored. In New Mexico, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said last week that, when exploring every option to bring economic relief

Oklahoma governor takes a step backward with cannabis progress

Posted by - May 25, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt won’t allow expanded medical cannabis access As House Bill 3288 was passed by both the Senate and the House in Oklahoma, it made it all the way to the governor’s desk, before crashing against a thick wall. The bill had hoped to expand access to medical cannabis and make a few other

California gov wants to revamp marijuana regulations and taxes

Posted by - January 13, 2020

The fledgling marijuana industry in the state needs a serious boost to regain stability A new initiative from California’s Governor, Gavin Newsom, is intended to set in motion a plan to simplify the currency regulations for the cannabis industry. Last Friday, Newsom presented a proposal for the annual budget, which comes with a few provisions