One of the most asked questions I get asked is “How can I help legalize it (marijuana or cannabis as it’s known in 2020)?”. This is a tough question to answer, especially when two things need to meet, timeliness and location.
What’s the going rate to live and do the right thing in America? What’s the going rate for justice and equality for all? As someone who has worked in manufacturing quality assurance for the past 20 years, I ask myself this a lot. My American Dream was to get a decent paying job, possibly own some land, and to be left the fuck alone as I harmlessly consume cannabis in my home; two out of three ain’t bad.
Investment is of major importance for any cannabis entrepreneur. The cannabis industry has seen a major improvement over the last few years in terms of legality and sales. Cannabis has started to gain wider acceptance and has been legalized in a growing number of states, nations, and other jurisdictions for both medicinal and recreational use.
The MORE Act has –finally- been set for vote in the following days, after initially been set for September but pushed back due to COVID-19. The MORE Act, seeks to decriminalize marijuana at a federal level, expunge the records of people with prior marijuana convictions, and impose a federal five percent tax on cannabis sales, revenue that would be reinvested in communities … Read More
One of the main aspects of a healthy market is the ability to mobilize the justice system to protect your business. In this sense, are cannabis lawsuits signalling a maturing market? Recently, Benzinga reported that a CBD Chain could sue Visa for “terrorizing” its business. Reportedly, MNG 2005, Inc. a Missouri-based CBD chain was withheld of $66.000 in payments, … Read More
Recently, Germany rejected marijuana legalization, proposed in the “German Cannabis Control Bill” by the initiative of the German Green Party. The bill proposed the removal of cannabis from the list of Scheduled drugs on its Narcotics Act (the Betäubungsmittelgesetz or BtMG), and to regulate cannabis in a similar way to alcohol, with adults from 18 years old permitted to buy … Read More
Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom and South Dakota Highway Patrol Superintendent Rick Miller filed a lawsuit against marijuana legalization in South Dakota on Friday. With this lawsuit, they challenge the constitutional amendment recently passed by South Dakota voters that established the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state. South Dakota Constitutional Amendment A was passed on November 3, 2020, after … Read More