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USDA Forest Service researchers discover reduction in illicit cannabis grows in national forests

USDA Forest Service researchers discover reduction in illicit cannabis grows in national forests

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2019

A study recently published in Ecological Economics titled, "Cannabis legalization by states reduces illegal growing on US national forests," has shed some light on the impact that recreational cannabis legalization has had on the number of cannabis cultivation sites operating illegally in national forests. Based on sta...

U.S. House of Representatives approves bipartisan amendment to protect state-legal cannabis programs

U.S. House of Representatives approves bipartisan amendment to protect state-legal cannabis programs

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 5, 2019

Just as last month was coming to an end, something profound happened in the pot industry.  A successful vote (267-165) by the U.S. House of Representatives saw the approval of a bipartisan amendment to safeguard state-legal cannabis programs. It was the first time that a congressional chamber victoriously voted in favor of pro...

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