Category: Politics

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Cannabis Becomes Legal for Adults in Michigan

Cannabis Becomes Legal for Adults in Michigan

Marijuana became legal for adults in Michigan on Dec 6th when Proposal 1 officially took effect. The initiative was approved by 56 percent of voters in the November midterm election. Proposal 1 allows adults 21 and older to possess and transport up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana, including up to 15 grams in the form...

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Key Cannabis Legalization Wins Could Bring in Upwards of $2 Billion in New Sales

Key Cannabis Legalization Wins Could Bring in Upwards of $2 Billion in New Sales

Marijuana scored a sweeping victory at the ballot box on last Tuesday, with voters approving new markets in Michigan, Missouri and Utah that eventually could generate $2 billion in medical and recreational sales. Across the nation, voters installed the Democrats as the new majority party in the U.S. House of Representatives, improving the odds that lawmakers will pass federal marijuana...

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Will a Green Wave Overtake The Midterm Elections?

Will a Green Wave Overtake The Midterm Elections?

Forget all this talk about blue waves and red waves. Here are the elections and ballot intiatives that could turn the tide for cannabis. Board up your homes, move to ‘higher’ ground. Cannabis is poised to have a Tsunami day on November 6. On ballots across the U.S., many candidates and initiatives are pro-legalization, albeit...

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Will Ferrell Stumps for Gov. Candidate Stacey Abrams in Georgia

Will Ferrell Stumps for Gov. Candidate Stacey Abrams in Georgia

Will Ferrell Stumps for Gov. Candidate Stacey Abrams in Georgia The actor-comedian and wife Viveca Paulin-Ferrell are hitting the ground and going door-to-door to support Abrams’ bid for governor in a race against Republican Brian Kemp. Will Ferrell has Georgia on the mind. The actor and his wife Viveca Paulin-Ferrell have traveled to Peach State...

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Washington Offer Promise for Hemp and Cannabis Market

Washington Offer Promise for Hemp and Cannabis Market

Legal changes could soon make transacting business easier for the cannabis industry. Reports indicate that the president plans to reform cannabis laws, making commerce easier for businesses working in states with legal markets. Reforming the law could improve the position of companies working with cannabidiol (CBD) as a food additive and industrial hemp. Hemp and...

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Canada cannabis legalization: ‘We know the world is watching’

Canada cannabis legalization: ‘We know the world is watching’

For many Canadians, the idea of legal cannabis once seemed a pipe dream. But from 17 October, Canada will become the first G7 country to give recreational cannabis the green light. It’s following a trail first blazed by Uruguay in 2013. “It’s becoming a serious industry,” says one entrepreneur. Supporters say legalization will bring new...

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Aleafia and Serruya Family to Enter Cannabis Retail Joint-Venture for Launch of One Plant™

Aleafia and Serruya Family to Enter Cannabis Retail Joint-Venture for Launch of One Plant™

Major Retail Operation Backed by Family behind Iconic Yogen Früz, Second Cup Brands Aleafia Health Inc. (TSXV: ALEF; OTCQX: ALEAF, FRA: ARAH) (“Aleafia“) or (the “Company“), has entered into a letter of intent to acquire a 51 per cent stake in One Plant™, an adult-use cannabis retail operation led by members of the Serruya Family...