Despite legalization, many cities in New York and New Jersey are opting out of retail sales. Photo credit: Twenty20photos. After years of breaking through century-long stigma and outdated laws, the states of New York and New Jersey finally gained rights to recreational cannabis. As this was a victory for both states, it is only the beginning for cannabis. Retail is the … [Read more...] about New York and New Jersey Approve Recreational Weed, but Many Cities are Opting out of Retail Sales
Gov. Kathy Hochul addressing constituents. Photo credit: Office of the Governor of New York. This August, New York welcomed its newest leader, Gov. Kathy Hochul. Since replacing Andrew Cuomo, Gov. Hochul has made moves to extend the statewide eviction moratorium, launched a vaccination campaign, and started appointing members to the state’s cannabis control board. Like … [Read more...] about New York Officials Move Closer to Launching Adult-Use Cannabis
Photo courtesy of Jackie McGowan. On Sept. 14th, California will hold a recall election in an attempt to replace Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. Among 46 candidates is a California native and devoted cannabis advocate, Jacqueline McGowan. Within the past seven years, McGowan has worked in cannabis policy, consulting and lobbying. This gives her a deeper understanding … [Read more...] about Jackie McGowan’s Pursuit to Govern
California officials agree to left restrictions on the retail sale of hemp products. Photo credit: LightFieldStudios. After years of anticipation, November of 2016 became a historical month for thousands of weed enthusiasts across the Golden State. It's the year that voters approved Proposition 64 or the Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA). In other … [Read more...] about California Lifts Hemp Retail Ban, but why did it Take so Long?
Photo credit: Lady Buds Movie.com In November 2016, more than 50 million Americans welcomed adult-use cannabis as voters in Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and California approved recreational weed. All eyes were on California, the world’s fifth largest economy, and home to the largest consumer market in the U.S. Here, voters approved Proposition 64, which legalized … [Read more...] about “Big Guys vs. the Little Women:” Lady Buds Explores California’s Post-Legal Industry