Tim Boyle/Getty The Chicago Sun-Times has reported that Housing Authorities in Chicago began sending notices to residents last week. The notice states that anyone living in Public Housing cannot smoke marijuana in their home, even though marijuana will be legal in the Illinois on January 1st.  The Chicago Housing Authority threatens to terminate public aid Read More

Kern County authorities seized an estimated 10 million marijuana plants from fields under the guise of hemp production sites in Fresno, California. Deputies reported the plants may be worth more than $1 billion on the black market. This is an ongoing investigation. The Kern County authorities haven’t made any arrests, or pressed any charges as of Read More

Mexico is getting closer to its groundbreaking legislative decision to establish a federally regulated cannabis industry. This decision would make Mexico the third country in the world to legalize commercial production of adult-use marijuana. With more than 125 million people, Mexico would be the largest adult-use marijuana market, larger than Canada and Uruguay. Check out Read More

When marijuana sales become legal next year, recreational dispensaries would be blocked from opening in most of downtown Chicago.  Dispensaries would be prohibited from locating in a downtown “exclusion zone” in most of the Loop and Magnificent Mile, under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed zoning rules. Chicago would be divvied up into seven zones for recreational Read More

Two medical marijuana firms, Surterra Holdings, Inc. and MM Enterprises USA, LLC, each contributed $545,000 in cash into a new drive to pass a constitutional amendment allowing recreational marijuana in Florida.  Make It Legal Florida, a political committee, registered with the state on August 1st and raised $1.09 million in cash. They’ve also received $104,500 Read More

New York public health officials have reported a similarity amongst many of the marijuana products making everyone sick: Vitamin E Acetate. Many people use vitamin e as a supplement or skin ointment, which is completely harmless. Using vitamin e in a vape, however, may be fatal.  On Thursday, the New York State Department of health Read More

University of Pittsburgh researchers developed a prototype marijuana breathalyzer that can measure the amount of THC — the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana — in a person’s breath. Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh We all know about the alcohol breathalyzer, which took decades to be implemented successfully.  The debate over the appropriate legal limit Read More

It’s a well known fact that the number of illegal dispensary store fronts in Los Angeles rival legal dispensaries. The illegal dispensaries are able to distribute at lower prices, creating a major issue for legal dispensaries.  In 2018, California’s marijuana market had a slow start. The revenue of legal sales was $160 short of former Read More

The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency shut down Iron Laboratory after it was discovered that they had conducted faulty testing for pesticide and mold in its cannabis products. Iron Labs failed to report these results to the state. This leaves the state with five licensed marijuana testing facilities, instead of six.  “Respondent lacks integrity, moral character Read More