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Blumenauer says U.S. House will pass cannabis banking reform and consider rescheduling the plant

Blumenauer says U.S. House will pass cannabis banking reform and consider rescheduling the plant

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Social cannabis

On Friday, April 19, a leading pro-cannabis lawmaker affirmed his confidence in the U.S. House of Representatives passing a cannabis banking reform law later this year. An Oregon-based Democrat and longtime legal weed advocate, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer also predicted that a committee will consider r...

Cannabis legalization in the UK could earn Treasury £3.5bn

Cannabis legalization in the UK could earn Treasury £3.5bn

Bethan Rose Jenkins and Bethan Rose Jenkins

June 15, 2018


Filed under Global

The UK Treasury could earn £3.5 billion in annual tax revenue if it legalizes cannabis, according to new research. Health Poverty Action has reported how the UK cannabis industry could generate an impressive £2.26 billion in license fees and taxes if it established a system just like those introduced...

World’s first CBD cigarette to hit Swiss market

World’s first CBD cigarette to hit Swiss market

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 15, 2017


Filed under Culture, Global, News, Showcase

Swiss supermarket chain Coop announced it will be selling the world’s first hemp cigarette. The cigarettes will contain a variety of the cannabis plant containing 20 percent cannabidiol (CBD) and miniscule amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The Swiss government’s allowable amount of THC caps ...

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