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Did the 2018 Farm Bill Open a “Hemp”  Pandora’s Box?

Did the 2018 Farm Bill Open a “Hemp” Pandora’s Box?

When the Senate passed the 2018 Farm Bill they created a definition for "legal hemp". Unfortunately, the bill failed to consider the chemical and biological makeup of the actual cannabis plant, as well as the ability of a lot of very smart people, to figure out new...

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The “New” MORE Act: Five Big Changes

The “New” MORE Act: Five Big Changes

Just a month ago, Congressman Jerrold Nadler introduced the MORE (Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement) Act of 2021 in the US House of Representatives. If enacted, it would end the federal prohibition of cannabis. The previous MORE Act, introduced in...

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Could Mexican Cannabis Legalization Squeeze the U.S.?

Could Mexican Cannabis Legalization Squeeze the U.S.?

That giant sucking sound could be the sound of billions of dollars flowing out of the United States to it’s neighbors, as Mexico could soon join Canada, ending the prohibition of growing, selling, and consuming cannabis.  In 2018, the Supreme Court of Mexico...

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Cannabis Prohibition Repeal: Will History Repeat Itself?

Cannabis Prohibition Repeal: Will History Repeat Itself?

COMPARISON WITH THE REPEAL OF ALCOHOL PROHIBITION IN 1933 In 1919, through the ratification of the 18th Amendment, the federal government prohibited the sale of alcoholic beverages.  By most accounts, the “Great Experiment” was a failure.  It eliminated jobs...

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