Edible medical marijuana products are appearing on shelves nearly four years after Floridians approved a 2016 constitutional amendment that legalized medical marijuana for a broad swath of patients. Nearly four years after Floridians voted to legalize medical marijuana, chocolates, cookies and gummy-like gels containing the drug are just becoming available at dispensariesin the state. Trulieve Read More

Astate law passed last year legally expunged all convictions for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. But the paperwork remains in the court system’s files and those of police agencies. To get those documents destroyed, a person who had convictions for unlawful possession or fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana may follow instructions issued Read More

Michigan issued the very first recreational marijuana microbusiness license to a company in Presque Isle County’s Onaway this week. The business, Sticky Bush Farms owned by Benjamin Kolasa according to state licensing records, is allowed to grow up to 150 plants, the marijuana from which may then be processed into oil, edibles or other marijuana Read More

WASHINGTON – Democrats in the House of Representatives postponed a planned vote next week on marijuana legalization following a backlash from moderate Democrats. The legislation, the MORE Act, would legalize marijuana at the federal level and expunge some marijuana-related criminal records, though it left the decision on the sale of marijuana up to the states. According Read More

PERRYVILLE, Mo. – The wait for medical marijuana in Missouri is almost up as patients will soon be able to purchase products from dispensaries. A women-owned and operated company out of Perryville will likely be the first cultivation facility to open in the state. Attorney Hayley Rosenblum Dudney and pharmacist Erin Moore run Archimedes, a medical marijuana cultivation operation. In Read More

Curaleaf, the state’s largest medical marijuana company, has announced it will open its second New Jersey dispensary in Bordentown Township early next year. The Massachusetts-based company announced it will open its first satellite dispensary on Route 130 North. It currently operates a dispensary and cultivation site as Curaleaf NJ in Bellmawr. The company said it will Read More

Roughly 1 in 3 Americans could have access to legal recreational marijuana if voters approve state ballot initiatives this November. While a planned House vote on legalizing weed at the federal level is scheduled for later this month, the real action remains in the states. That’s because even if the House measure passes, there’s zero chance the Read More

Image credits Business Insider San Francisco (CNN Business)In 2016, the US election resulted in a green wave as cannabis legalization measures passed in eight out of nine states.Now, the industry and its supporters are hoping for another big win in November. This year, voters in five states will decide whether to adopt either new medical or recreational Read More

To assist the national marijuana industry in paying its federal taxes, the Internal Revenue Service issued a series of guidance documents that apparently are aimed at clarifying the process for businesses.The IRS announced the guidance via Twitter on Friday and wrote on its website that “a key component in promoting the highest degree of voluntary compliance on the part Read More

House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), the lead sponsor of a bill that would remove the penalties for marijuana, said the calls for criminal justice reform pushed the bill from committee limbo to a vote on the floor. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Democrats are taking an unprecedented gamble this month: voting to legalize cannabis at Read More