Cannabis News Box

Despite legalization, the CBD and hemp industries are facing discrimination

Despite legalization, the CBD and hemp industries are facing discrimination

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 21, 2019

The 2018 U.S. Farm Bill was expected to eliminate the uncertainty that enshrouds the hemp and CBD industries. In spite of it passing with President Donald Trump’s signature in December of last year, a great deal of discrimination still clouds the ambiguous legal CBD market. CBD (cannabidiol) is...

Cannabis legalization is a hot political topic in the U.S.

Cannabis legalization is a hot political topic in the U.S.

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2019

As the “Green Rush” continues to spread across the United States of America, it is clear that the political stance on cannabis legalization is metamorphosing. Globally, the market is estimated to be worth $55.8 billion by 2025 and the U.S. is forecasted to bulk-up its economy with $25 billion in cannabis revenue during the same time peri...

Short-term deal extends state medical cannabis protections

Short-term deal extends state medical cannabis protections

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 11, 2017

Federal protections for medical cannabis states are to remain through December 8 after a short-term spending bill was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on Friday. The $15.3 billion disaster aid package, debt limit increase and government spending extension included existing ...

Cannabis amendments to be heard by house rules committee

Cannabis amendments to be heard by house rules committee

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 7, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules will be considering two cannabis amendments which will affect the 2018 spending bill set to go before Congress later this month. The committee will be reviewing legislation which would affect the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment and bar the Justi...

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