New York Private-Equity Firm Raised 93 Million to Invest in the Legal Marijuana Industry

Tuatara Capital has raised a $93 million fund to invest exclusively in the legal marijuana industry, The Wall Street Journal reported. Two of Tuatara's principals, Al Foreman and Mark Zittman, believe that it's the largest...

Utah Governor Candidate Mike Weinholtz Wants Drug Reform After Wife’s Marijuana Arrest

SALT LAKE CITY — Hours after his wife pleaded guilty to misdemeanor pot-possession charges connected with two pounds of the drug found at their house, Utah's Democratic candidate for governor pushed Tuesday for the...

San Diego Police Releases Mouth Swabs To Detect Drivers High On Marijuana

A major concern of police about state laws legalizing marijuana has been how to detect when motorists may be driving under the influence of pot — or other drugs. Now, San Diego police are...

Jeff Sessions: Marijuana Is “Only Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin

Jeff Sessions, the US Attorney General, has described marijuana as “only slightly less awful” than heroin. The man Donald Trump selected to be the Government's chief lawyer outlined his stance on drug use in a...

WILL CONGRESS GIVE THE GREEN LIGHT?

California continues to blaze the cannabis trail by challenging the federal government. Over twenty years ago, California became the first state to accept medical marijuana; this September, it became the first to request official reclassification...
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Nevada Bill Would Erase Some Past Marijuana Convictions

I have family and friends that live in Nevada, and a few of them have had run-ins with law enforcement and were in possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. They were always...
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Proposed Medical Cannabis Regulations

By B.G. Barns In the end of April 2017, the California Department of Public Health released a proposal for medical cannabis manufacturing regulations. This proposal follows California’s recent decision to legalize marijuana, and they are...

New IRS Audits In Colorado Have Cannabis Companies Worried

By John Schroyer The Internal Revenue Service has begun probing the large cash transactions of dozens of Colorado marijuana companies, sparking uncertainty and unease among cannabis entrepreneurs. The audits – focusing on Form 8300 – have...

Green Revenue: California Cannabis

  California Cannabis With Cannabis sales now legal in the State of California, we as recreational consumers are experiencing the green rush, first hand. Legal pot is now hot on the market in California, with increasing...

Hawaii Looks to Replace the Term ‘Marijuana’ with ‘Cannabis’

HILO — A bill to replace the term “medical marijuana” with “medical cannabis” in state law is moving through the Legislature, though most other marijuana-related measures have died. Senate Bill 786, introduced by state Sen....