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. Hemp fields in Arvin determined to be cannabisThe Kern County Sheriff’s Office received information about several hemp…Posted by Kern 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

A long standing rule in New York allowed officers to search a car if they smelled marijuana without a warrant. Times are now changing.  In July of 2019, a judge in the Bronx called on judges across New York State to stop allowing police officers to lie about smelling marijuana in order to illegally search 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

Earlier this year, The World Health Organization published its first marijuana review. They stirred things up when they mentioned placing cannabis in a less restrictive schedule of the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. The Food and Drug Administration reopened the comment period in response to the WHO’s recommendation. The Control Act of Read More

New York state will expunge the records of those with low-level marijuana charges. The new law was passed in June and took effect on Wednesday August 28th, 2019. Under the new law, 10,872 people in New York City will automatically have their records wiped clean of marijuana convictions. It is said that an additional 13,357 people will see marijuana convictions Read More

Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzales issued an injunction August 23, 2019, creating an issue in licensing for newer Cannabis shops, many of which were issued in 2018. This injunction stops Nevada state from performing final inspections for any licensees who didn’t provide clear identification as to who is an officer of the company.  Read More