Senate Joins House In Move To Allow Research On Marijuana From Dispensaries

Researchers would be able to study the marijuana that consumers are actually purchasing from state-legal retailers—instead of having to use only government-grown cannabis—under legislation that is moving forward in both the Senate and the House. Under the reform, which is contained in a wide-ranging Senate bill that cleared committee on Wednesday, a federal report would […]

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Legal cannabis heads to CT gov’s desk (Newsletter: June 18, 2021)

FL Court blocks marijuana initiative; Drug war hearing in Congress; Advocates’ federal legalization amendments; Poll: Voters back drug decrim Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… By starting a […]

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Medical Cannabis Supporters in Wyoming Launch Ballot Initiatives

Following a decision from the Wyoming State Legislature this year declining to advance a bill which would legalize medical cannabis, advocates are now turning to voters with two, new ballot initiatives slated for 2022, according to Fox 13 Salt Lake City. “It deserved to be debated. And since they didn’t debate it? We’re going to […]

MDMA and the FDA Approval Process

Excitement abounds about the status of MDMA, otherwise known as Ecstasy. And for good reason. As noted last month in the New York Times: …those who received MDMA during therapy [in clinical trials] experienced a significantly greater reduction in the severity of their symptoms compared with those who received therapy and an inactive placebo. Two

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Local Marijuana Decriminalization Efforts Launch In Ohio, South Carolina And West Virginia

An Ohio-based marijuana group is helping campaigns in West Virginia and South Carolina get cannabis decriminalization on their local ballots this year—and progress is already being made. While the Sensible Movement Coalition (SMC) has traditionally pushed for reforms within Ohio—and has seen multiple successes in getting decriminalization enacted there—they’re now lending expertise to activist-led campaigns […]

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TX & LA govs signal they’ll sign cannabis bills (Newsletter: June 14, 2021)

CT legal marijuana special session this week; WY ballot measures filed; Fed court hears cannabis case against DEA; CA uses marijuana money for grants Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana […]

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