Cannabis On Deck: Government Health Agency Shares Priorities for Marijuana Research

As many are aware, one of the biggest obstacles standing in the way of cannabis’ U.S. journey was a lack of legitimate research and (of course) funding for said research. Though myriad studies and trial results emerged in recent years (especially following events like the passage of the 2018 “Farm Bill”), cannabis lacks the kind of significant database of factual evidence and general rules that other medications legal in this country benefit from.

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Cannabis Deserves MORE: Exploring the ‘Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement Act’

The United States Congress recently received what, if passed, may someday retroactively be regarded as one of the most important bills in cannabis’ legal history: the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement Act. The bill, which thankfully shortens into the more manageable acronym “MORE,” is intended to change the entire American cannabis climate in ways that would provide opportunity to those with business or legal concerns, even offering relief to individuals who have been negatively affected by the country’s past criminalization of cannabis. 

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Cannabis in Court: Congressional Bill Could Facilitate Interstate Cannabis Sales

The world of domestic cannabis transportation is changing rapidly, thanks to several forward-thinking and efficient leaders. Just last month, new legislation was introduced that would shape shipping law considerably in cannabis’ favor; these changes, suggested by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and named the State Cannabis Commerce Act, would allow for the creation of programs that define and encourage transporting cannabis products between states.

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Jailbreak: Seven Oklahoma Cannabis Companies Sue Facebook for Social Media Freedom

Within the seemingly endless stream of cannabis stories hitting print and digital publications nationwide, there are a few headlines we never expected to see. Our running list of unlikely situations shrank by one recently when news struck of something rather extraordinary happening: a group of medical cannabis dispensaries in Oklahoma have decided to band together in an effort to sue Facebook. 

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