Those hoping to have their marijuana convictions cleared will have to keep waiting.
The state Senate did not vote on Gov. Phil Murphy’s changes to its expungement legislation on Thursday but instead introduced a new bill of its own.
Senators Sandra Cunningham, D-Hudson, and Teresa Ruiz, D-Essex, along with Senate President Stephen Sweeney announced Thursday afternoon they had introduced new legislation to expand expungement. It proposes reforms to expungement eligibility and procedures for clearing marijuana and other qualified offenses. Continue “Clearing NJ Marijuana Convictions Stalls Again”
Medical marijuana firms are continuing to flock to the island, with the latest investments announced by Cansortium, Columbia Care and Bhang.
Cansortium recently announced that it was opening its second Fluent medical marijuana dispensary in Puerto Rico. Columbia Care is set to launch “vertically integrated operations” on the island, including a dispensary in San Juan and a cultivation and manufacturing facility in Cidra. Bhang, meanwhile, has signed a deal to distribute its more than 25 cannabidiol (CBD) brands to the island. Continue “Medical Marijuana Companies Continue Expanding in Puerto Rico”
Booming interest in products containing cannabidiol (CBD), a therapeutic chemical compound found in cannabis, has resulted in over half of CBD users consuming less prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications and supplements, along with over 20% of CBD users consuming alcoholic beverages less frequently, according to a new study by cannabis consumer insights consultants High Yield Insights (HYI). Continue “CBD Consumers Using Medications Less Often, Cutting Back On Alcohol”