Cannabis News Box

10 signs the cannabis industry is maturing at a rapid rate

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 2, 2018

Slowly but surely, the world is embracing cannabis reform. Scientists are uncovering the plant’s medical benefits and legalization of cannabis is spreading like wildfire. Even politicians who once were in opposition to the drug are warming up to the idea of cannabis, with United States Senator Kam...

The Marijuana Justice Act finally gets the support of Kamala Harris

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 27, 2018

On Thursday, May 10, US Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) declared her support for the Marijuana Justice Act, which could contribute to legalizing cannabis in the U.S. at the federal level. Harris signed on to congressional legislation that would eliminate cannabis from the US Controlled Substances Act - ...

The Marijuana Justice Act is co-sponsored by Bernie Sanders

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2018

Bernie Sanders has announced that he will co-sponsor the Marijuana Justice Act. This is one of many pro-cannabis moves made by the Vermont senator, who went down in history when he supported legalization of the plant during his time running for president in 2016. A devoted supporter of cannabis...

House version of the Marijuana Justice Act is introduced by Lee and Khana

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 30, 2018

Last year, Sen. Cory Booker put into place something called The Marijuana Justice Act.  Cannabis prohibition and the prejudiced implementation of cannabis criminalization laws in the United States were to be lifted in this legislation, of which was further solidified on January 17, 2018, when the H...

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