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House Passes Bipartisan Marijuana Research Bill, With Senate Expected To Send It To President Soon
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bipartisan marijuana research bill on Tuesday, with the Senate expected to follow suit in the coming days—an action that will make the legislation the first standalone cannabis reform proposal to ever reach the president’s desk. The “Medical Marijuana and…
US Senate holds historic first hearing on marijuana legalization bill
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday held a committee hearing on marijuana legalization for the first time in the chamber’s history but took no action.
US Senator Files Bill to Allow Cannabis TV, Radio Ads
The SAFE Advertising Act would protect radio and television stations that choose to provide advertising services to cannabis-related businesses.
Schumer Helps Launch Marijuana Equity Initiative In New York After Filing Federal Legalization Bill
Days after filing a much-anticipated federal marijuana legalization bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined advocates and community leaders in New York City on Sunday to launch a new cannabis resource center that’s meant to promote equity in the state’s marijuana market. The leader…
Inside the John Boehner Weed Lawsuit
A Washington lobbyist says the former Speaker stole his ideas. Boehner says his accuser must be smoking something.
Weedmaps again advertising illegal marijuana retailers and products, complaints allege
Advertising giant Weedmaps is again carrying listings on its website for illegal or unlicensed marijuana retailers and products in California.
Not a gimmick: Mike Tyson serious about cannabis industry, wants to make it a superfood
Boxing icon Mike Tyson says he has never felt mentally and physically healthier in his life. The reason: his consistent use of cannabis.
David Ortiz launches own line of cannabis products: ‘Papi Cannabis’
“Once I embraced the flow of the flower everything changed,” Ortiz said.
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CannaBeat is a weekly brief on news, business, and culture in the cannabis industry curated by members of Emerge Law Group's distinguished Cannabis Industry Group.