Last month, Senators Cory Booker, D-NJ, Ron Wyden, D-OR, and Chuck Schumer, D-NY, released a joint statement, stating that they are “committed to working together to put forward and advance comprehensive cannabis reform legislation.” Specifically, their plan is to “release a unified discussion draft on comprehensive reform” in early 2021. Although President Biden has not … [Read more...] about The Arcview Group: Prepare Your Business For Federal Cannabis Legalization
The easy, and technically true, answer is “no.” But, since this is cannabis law, there’s also room for maybe. This is a great question because even though a lot of cannabis is grown in high-tech greenhouses by technicians in lab coats and is regulated like nuclear waste, let us not forget that this is just a plant that grows quite well at your local farm or … [Read more...] about Ask a Cannabis Attorney: Is My Cannabis Organic?
Since we have expanded to New York City in 2019, The Emerald has heard countless stories of brutality, cruelty and indifference from citizens about the New York City Police Department. Instead of just listening, we’re giving these tales the megaphone. Police misconduct must be documented, shared, and faced head-on—especially as cannabis remains illegal in New York. The … [Read more...] about Cop-Ed: Treating Minors as Adults has a Lifelong Impact
Thanks to a certain Senator/Larry David impersonator--who is the best presidential candidate for federal cannabis reform and needs your support, not corporate money, damnit--a lot more people are talking about Vermont these days. So if you think about our Green Mountain State and picture your aunt and her partner who sell organic goat cheese, you’re probably: A - surprised we … [Read more...] about GREEN MOUNTAIN STATE OF MIND
It’s that time of year when we are almost finished, and we can’t help but think of what our season will look like next year. SO MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT AB266 It’s time for the cannabis community to come out of the shadows and into the light. While California may become a legalized state next year, right now regulation of our medicine has been changed. With AB 266, we have no … [Read more...] about Seasons Ending: Change is in the Air