Ohio Lawmaker Urges Rescheduling of Cannabis When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its controlled substances scheduling or drug classifications in 1970, they intended to classify drugs based on their potential for abuse, their medical use, and how addictive they may be.
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to keep in place a ban on commercial cannabis activity in unincorporated areas of the county while officials figure out if the county would be better served by limiting such businesses to specific areas.
Maryland's medical marijuana program has been so sluggish to take flight, so dazed in setting rules for applicants and so muddled in evaluating them that one might fairly wonder if the entire undertaking were conducted under the influence.
Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Chairman Joe Moody held a public hearing to discuss reducing state marijuana possession penalties on Wednesday and to support HB 334, which was introduced by Chairman Moody in the special legislative session in July.
Malta’s Medicines Authority has green-lighted the sale of a synthetic form of hemp-based oil for the treatment of chronic pain. Unfortunately, the organization will continue to block the sale of natural cannabis and hemp oil for now.
Most Americans would never consider carrying $40,000 in cash from point A to point B, because they don’t want to be harmed. But dispensary-owner Jerred Kiloh runs the gauntlet once a month by driving through central Los Angeles with five-figure amounts of cash.
In mid-April, Canadian lawmakers put forth cannabis legislation that would legalize adult use of cannabis on July 1, 2018, one of the campaign pledges of Prime Minsiter Justin Trudeau in 2015, which will make Canada just the second country that would legalize adult-use marijuana across the entire country (Uruguay did it in 2014).