High-lights Violations will be like traffic violates and a $25 fine for possession of up to an ounce of cannabis Bipartisan support from both the state senate (27-12) and the house (56-36) If Governor signs off on the bill, it will take effect July 1, 2020 Cannabis arrests reached their highest level in the past […]
High-lights States that have legalized cannabis have done more damage to the cartels than the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration). Cartels move away from smuggling cannabis and on to other substances (e.g., opioids, fentanyl) Supreme Court Justice stated cannabis prosecutions have also reduced Wins Smuggling of cannabis has declined when states legalize cannabis Reduce the number […]
High-lights South Dakota Marijuana and Hemp initiative Amends the state’s laws allowing adults (21+) to possess, use, transport, and distribute cannabis up to an ounce Requires the state to pass laws hemp for cultivation and processing no later than April 1, 2022 Measure 26 Creates a medical cannabis program allowing patients with a debilitating medical […]
Lori Lightfoot says we must give people a place to consume without worrying about eviction or something happening to them.
The House’s Energy and Commerce Subcommittee will discuss the MORE Act on January 15th, 2020.
High-lights The Mexican Senate is making the legalization of cannabis top priority Obligated by the constitution to create regulations and legal framework for cannabis Congress has until April 30, 2020, to analyze the bill before voting Wins Legalization has potential for lowering crime and cartel/drug/crime activity Potential for another international win for cannabis. Help elevate […]
High-lights 77,128 transactions = $3,176,256.71 Average purchase was about $200 Stores opened at 6 AM with hundreds of people waiting inline Thursday was the last day to apply for 75 available dispensary licenses Minority investors have additional points in the application process Licenses will be awarded by or before May 1st, 2020 Wins Additional tax […]
High-lights Measures include citizen-led actions requiring voter signatures, and referendums lawmakers must agree on to appear on the ballot. Cannabis initiatives increase voter turnout in every demographic Wins Increase voter turnout Lead to medicinal access to those who need it. Some states will erase criminal records related to cannabis possession Source: Forbes Author: Tom Angell
High-lights One thousand motions were filed Wednesday in Chicago, IL, to vacate low-level marijuana convictions. Technology developed by Code for America is being used around the country to clear convictions. The court’s clerks’ office will notify defendants if their related criminal record are deleted. Why it’s a win A chance to permanently remove convictions of […]
High-lights January 1st, 2020 adults (21+) can legally use marijuana Criminals’ records of possession of 30 grams or less not tied to a non-violent crime will be reviewed and removed. IL Residents are allowed to possess up to an ounce of cannabis, 5 grams of concentrate, and 500 milligrams of edibles. Why it’s a win […]