Legalization

Freedom Leaf Goes Public On OTCQB

Freedom Leaf, Inc. Announces Uplisting to the OTCQB, Mainstreaming The Marijuana Legalization Company Freedom Leaf, Inc. The Marijuana Legalization Company (OTC PINK: FRLF) announces it has filed the application on Monday May 8th to uplist Freedom Leaf’s stock to the OTCQB Venture Market trading platform. “We are very pleased to announce our uplisting to the OTC Quote Board,” said Clifford J. Perry, Freedom Leaf, Inc. President and CEO. “This achievement

BREAKING! Georgia Senate Passes Marijuana Bill

Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Bill Expands To Cover Six Conditions State Senators in Georgia have sent a bill to Governor Nathan Deal’s desk. A revision to Georgia state Senate Bill 16, a medical marijuana bill, was approved 45 to 6, broadening the scope of conditions allowed to be treated with marijuana in the state. The six new conditions are allowed to be treated with a limited form of cannabis oil. The

Could Marijuana Be Legal In All 50 States Soon?

A new report has come out by GreenWave saying that we could see marijuana legalized for recreational or medical use by 2021. When I read this Tuesday morning I was shocked. That’s only 4 years away? Are we really that close? Could this really be happening? Well it looks like a very good possibility. So far 28 states have legalized marijuana for medicinal use. Last year Maine, California, Massachusetts, and

Marijuana To Adversely Affect Beer And Wine Sales

Study Suggests Marijuana May Have Bigger Affect On Alcohol Sales Than Previously Thought Recent finding from the Cannabiz Consumer Group (C2G) suggest that legal cannabis sales could “canna-balize” the retail beer industry by more than 7.1%. If/When cannabis sales are legalized nationwide that could translate to $2 billion dollars in lost sales annually. The study suggests that 27% of beer drinkers have said that they have already substituted cannabis in

Houston Takes First Steps Towards Legalization

In Houston, Possession Of 4oz Or Less Gets A Class Some states have moved to legalize marijuana for health reasons. Other states have decided to legalize to increase the tax base. For Texas, legalization may eventually arrive to cut down on the marijuana related work load and have officers return to protecting the people. Plain and simple, minor marijuana infractions are clogging up the Texas legal system Harris County Texas

Texas Law Enforcement, Marijuana Laws

Texas Joins States That Say Time Is Better Spent Fighting Crime In an article from last week we focused on the states to watch for marijuana law reform in 2017. Texas was on that list. They have already started to introduce decriminalization law reform which is a step in the right direction, and they definitely seem to be on their way to legalization. You can read more about that here.

3 Years In Colorado Generates $1.3 Billion In Sales and $200 Million In Tax Revenue

Colorado’s Cannabis Industry Is Great For The State What would your state do with an extra $200 million dollars in tax revenue. Well first Colorado set aside $40 million dollars for new public school construction. Then they divided up the remaining $160 million dollars for health care, health education, law enforcement and substance abuse programs. Colorado made so much money on marijuana sales in 2015 that they had to consider

Which will be the next state to legalize marijuana?

November was huge for the legalization. Even though we were all glued to the internet or tv watching the results of the presidential election, 7 states were legalizing marijuana in some form or another. I know we all expected California to be the first to legalize for recreational since they were the first state to legalize medicinal marijuana. But they did get it passed this November, along with Maine, Massachusetts

Why is Cannabis Illegal? A History Lesson Everyone Needs to Read

A History Lesson On Why Cannabis Is Illegal So I’m sure many of us have asked this question more than once, but why is weed illegal? What made it illegal? With the focus turning more and more to legalizing cannabis as many states pass laws to allow either medical or recreational, I couldn’t help but wonder why it was illegal to begin with. I know it might be hard to