Cannabis Companies Can Claim These Payroll Tax Credits Under COVID-19 Relief Package

It’s generally agreed upon that cannabis companies are dealt different hands depending on the states they operate in, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. It shouldn’t be lost on anyone that weed is considered an essential staple during times of hardship —  every state with a regulated marijuana program continued to allow sales to some degree […]

Cannabis Businesses Resist State Efforts To Limit THC Content

Lawmakers in several states are pushing forward with something that was proposed and failed in Colorado — limiting the amount of THC in cannabis. Plenty of people – including marijuana industry officials, both for the medical and recreational side – are fighting back, arguing that THC limits are grounded on shaky science. Industry experts predict […]

These 12 States Could Legalize Cannabis In 2020

Cannabis legalization is sweeping the nation, and plenty of states are looking at legalizing both recreational and medical marijuana through the various ballot and legislative measures pending in 2020. These 13 separate states could roll out the green carpet before the year comes to a close. Pondering Recreational Legalization Arizona: This one is tricky. There […]

The Most Significant Moments In The Cannabis Industry In 2019

The cannabis industry in the U.S. made serious progress in 2019, which isn’t too shabby considering the feds still consider it illegal. Hemp and CBD regulation was a huge topic this year. Along with additional states legalizing medical and recreational cannabis and the SAFE Banking Act, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released interim hemp […]

New Jersey Lawmakers Vote To Put Marijuana Legalization Question On 2020 Ballot

While many, including marijuana advocates and some lawmakers, were optimistic that recreational adult-use weed in New Jersey would be legal in 2019, that’s not the case. The official vote has to wait until next year. Politicians couldn’t agree on the specifics of proposed bills earlier in the year. In the end, it was decided that […]

Former Anti-Marijuana Congressman Joins Cannabis Company Board

In an about-face that has some scratching their heads, Former Indiana Congressman, Rep. Steve Buyer (R-IN), a longtime opponent of marijuana legalization (medical and recreational), has officially cashed in on the legal cannabis industry. In mid-October, FSD Pharma, a Canadian company, announced that Buyer joined its board of directors. FSD, through its subsidiary FV Pharma, […]