Category: Miscellaneous

A Complete Timeline of the DEA’s Marijuana Scheduling Review, Prompted by Department of Health Recommendation

Last year the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommended to the DEA that marijuana be rescheduled. A lot has happened since then. Here’s a timeline. Marijuana is currently a Schedule I drug, making it illegal under all circumstances. If marijuana were moved to Schedule III, as the HHS has recommended, it would be …

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The 4 States That Still Have a Legitimate Shot to Legalize Marijuana This Year

Of the numerous state-level efforts to legalize marijuana that were active to start the year and that will continue into 2025, these four states remain the most viable options to legalize marijuana this year. Despite it only being April, a considerable number of states have legislatures whose sessions have already ended, or have already passed …

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The 3 Federal Marijuana Bills Likely to Be Enacted Into Law if Democrats Take Over US Congress and Retain Presidency

With Republicans controlling the US House of Representatives and Speaker Mike Johnson adamantly opposed to marijuana law reform, it’s unlikely there will be much movement this year on any marijuana-related bill. However, things could change this November. Despite Democrats currently in control of the Senate and presidency, and despite Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer in …

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Poll: 59% of Those in US Believe Marijuana Home Grow Should Be Legal

According to the results of a new poll, a strong majority of those 21 and older in the United States believe adults should be allowed to grow marijuana for personal use. The survey, conducted by The Harris Poll,  included 2,024 participants all aged 21 and older who were polled between February 15 and 20. A …

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4/20 Has Gone Mainstream

More than any year prior, 2024 exemplifies how mainstream 4/20, the unofficial marijuana holiday, has become. Marijuana for decades was relegated to various countercultures, primarily due to the harsh laws and propaganda surrounding it. It’s undeniable that in recent years, marijuana has become increasing mainstream. 24 of 50 states have legalized recreational marijuana, 38 states …

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High Times Announces 2024 Michigan Cannabis Cup, Where Anyone Can Be a Judge

High Times has officially announced the return “of the highly-anticipated High Times Cannabis Cup Michigan 2024!” “It’s the fifth year we’ve set up a competition in Michigan—one of our most enthusiastic event markets—and the most recent rundown of winners showcases Michigan’s finest products”, says High Times. “With a massive 20-category breakdown this year, we’re proud …

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Here’s Every Marijuana-Related Bill in US Congress With Double-Digit Sponsors

There’s a variety of marijuana-related bills currently active in the United States Congress, but only a select few have garnered enough support to have double-digit sponsors. According to recent polling, 88% of US adults want marijuana legal for at least medical purposes. Separate polling shows that 63% want lawmakers to pass federal marijuana banking legislation. …

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The 3 Most Likely Outcomes of the DEA’s Marijuana Rescheduling Review

The DEA has confirmed it’s conducting a review of marijuana’s scheduling status; here’s a look at the most likely outcomes. Currently, marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act, making it illegal for all purposes. After a nearly year-long review prompted by an executive order from President Biden, the Department of …

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These 10 States Are Next in Line to Legalize Marijuana

There’s currently 24 states that have legalized recreational marijuana. That number could jump to above 30 in the near future. Recent develops such as Florida’s Supreme Court ruling in favor of a marijuana legalization initiative, and Hawaii’s full Senate and multiple House committees voting to legalize marijuana, has helped set the stage on which states …

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The 10 Most Popular Marijuana Strains Across the United States

In the United States there are hundreds of active marijuana strains (there’s over 600 in Massachusetts alone), but these 10 stand out among the crowd in terms of their popularity. There are currently 24 states with legal recreational marijuana, and 38 with legal medical marijuana. The vast majority of these states have thriving legal marijuana …

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