New York Dems Plan to Pass Resolution Supporting Cannabis Legalization

The New York State Democratic Party plans to pass a resolution at its May 23-24 convention to support cannabis legalization, according to a draft of the documents obtained by the New York Post. The document indicates the party wants to highlight the reforms during the convention. Cuomo, the de facto leader of the New York […]

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Report: California Cannabis Industry Spending Record Amounts on Political Campaigns

During the 2015-2016 campaign cycle, cannabis companies, advocates, and entrepreneurs donated at least $1.8 million to California political campaigns in an effort to pass Prop. 64 and legalize cannabis for adults. From Jan. 1, 2017 through Apr. 26, 2018 the industry has donated more than $600,000 to California campaigns, the Los Angeles Daily News reports. […]

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Bernie Sanders Touting Federal Legalization on Presidential Campaign Trail

Sen. Bernie Sanders has been considered the cannabis industry’s favored presidential candidate since he introduced legislation last November to completely remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. He remains the most pro-cannabis of all the presidential candidates, and is the only one to have public supported its legalization at the federal level. Campaigning this weekend in Wisconsin, Sen. Sanders […]

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