NJ lawmakers approve legal cannabis bill (Newsletter: March 19, 2019)

Trump budget loosens DC marijuana restrictions; Booker disses Harris’s cannabis jokes; Decrim psychedelics in Oakland; Penn. legal marijuana bill Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:…

Cameron Pinkerton Explains the Legality of CBD in Texas

Is CBD Legal in Texas? "What is the legal status of CBD?"Cameron Pinkerton, legal assistant at the Law Offices of David Sloane discusses the legality of CBD in Texas, the 2018 Farm Bill, the FDA's recent statements about CBD, and Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson, who made national headlines regarding comments she made about…

New Jersey Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Jersey Assembly and Senate committees voted in favor of companion bills that would legalize marijuana and provide for the expungement of prior cannabis convictions on Monday. The Assembly Appropriations Committee voted 6-1, with two abstentions, to advance the bill, which was amended at the last minute to broaden expungement provisions and revise the tax structure…

Pennsylvania Senators Release Details On Marijuana Legalization Bill

Details of a soon-to-be introduced bill that would legalize marijuana in Pennsylvania were released on Monday. The legislation, which is being sponsored by Sens. Daylin Leach (D) and Sharif Street (D), places an emphasis on not only legalizing cannabis for adult use but also implementing a variety of social equity and small business-focused provisions, according to…

Trump Budget Proposes Loosening DC Marijuana Legalization Restrictions

A budget request released by the White House on Monday proposes scaling back restrictive language that has prevented the city of Washington, D.C. from spending its own money to legalize and regulate the sale of recreational marijuana. While District of Columbia voters approved a ballot measure in 2014 that makes it legal to possess and…

Cory Booker Appears To Call Out Kamala Harris’s Marijuana Jokes

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) explained why marijuana legalization is no laughing matter on Sunday and seemed to take a dig at Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) over the way she lightheartedly admitted to smoking cannabis in college. During a campaign stop in Iowa, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate was asked where marijuana fits in his criminal…