Tag Archives: cannabis news

CA Governor Signs Bill for Expungement of Marijuana Convictions

California Expungement of Marijuana Convictions

This past week, the state of California saw a huge win for marijuana justice. On September 30th, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1793. This legislation will lead to the review and expungement of marijuana convictions for thousands of Californians. In November 2016, when Californians voted vastly in favor of Proposition 64, they were not only …

The Trump Administration’s Marijuana Policy Committee

In late August, it came to light that the Trump administration had created a Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee. The goal of this committee is to work towards preventing the legal distribution of marijuana. This Marijuana Policy Committee has instructed 14 different federal agencies, including the DEA. These government agencies submit data reports highlighting “negative trends” and …

Santa Cruz, California is About to make Cannabis History in 2018

Marijuana Dispensary in Santa Cruz CA

On New Year’s Day 2018, the United States most populous state and the world’s 6th biggest economy will have officially legalized cannabis. According to The Guardian, “California legalized pot for medicinal purposes in 1996, ushering in a web of dispensaries, spin-off businesses, and creeping mainstream acceptance. That culminated in voters last year approving Proposition 64, a ballot …