Category Archives: regulations

Is Legal Weed Necessarily Safe Weed?

With legal cannabis access expanding in the United States, it’s safe to assume that the pot you buy is on the up and up, right? In most cases, yes, but too many continue to fail tests and go misrepresented on the market. This can range from flower being moldy to mislabeled. In other cases, flower […]

Gov. Abbott signs bill allowing Texas farmers to grow hemp

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Industrial hemp will now be a market Texas farmers can explore in the state. Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill legalizing the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp in Texas this week. Federal changes through the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the list of Schedule I substances, paving the way for […]

Cannabis Legalization Has Taken a Couple of Big Steps Forward

Don’t call Chicago the Second City any more. Late Friday, the Illinois legislature approved recreational marijuana use for adults. It’s the first state to do so by legislature, as opposed to a voter referendum. With Gov. J.B. Priztker promising his signature, Illinois’ move restores momentum to the advance of cannabis legalization after recreational pot bills […]