On The Ballot in 2020: Cannabis Legislation

On The Ballot in 2020: Cannabis Legislation

When this year began, many thought the presidential election would influence legalization. Candidates soon became distracted with and prioritized their campaigns around the pandemic and resulting economic fallout. With the election fast approaching neither presidential candidate has taken a clearly defined stance towards marijuana legalization.  2020 is shaping up to be a potentially “big” year for cannabis reform. With marijuana legalization and…

If The Cannabis Industry Is “Essential” Why Are Arrests Growing?

Cannabis Businesses “Essential” While Arrests Grow The relationships between marijuana, the government and legislation are complex. While we’ve come a long way from the days of the initial “war on drugs,” there is still a lack of cohesive laws among states and the federal government. Understandably, this has made cannabis regulation challenging for most of…

How Has Cannabis Influenced U.S. Deportations?

How Cannabis Has Influenced U.S. Deportations There is a stark contrast between how states and the federal government treat cannabis. Marijuana laws are contrasting, complicated and change so frequently that even cannabis experts can’t keep up. Cannabis businesses know this all too well. The federal government classifies cannabis as a “Schedule 1” substance. In our…

Legalization Is No Longer Politically Divided

Legalization Is No Longer Politically Divided

Legalization Is No Longer Politically Divided Until recently, cannabis legalization was considered a “political issue”, with stark opinions dividing the party lines. But as public opinion changes, so have political views.   As recently as the 1990s, two-thirds of the country opposed legalizing marijuana. Fast forward to 2019, when a Pew Research Center study stated that two-thirds of Americans…