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GOP Attempts To Amend New Cannabis Law In Ohio Meet Resistance From Democratic House Member

Despite the incessant nitpicking on the part of Ohio’s Republican leadership, which is seeking changes to the Nov. 7 voter-approved initiative that legalized adult-use cannabis, one Cleveland representative has stepped up to question what many are calling anti-democratic procedures.  Republican Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Senate president Matt Huffman are seeking, among other changes, to redirect the usage of the hundreds of millions likely to be […]

Thailand Leaders Scramble To Backpedal Law as 6,000 Pot Shops Open

Thousands of cannabis shops opened across Thailand after the nation became the first in Asia to decriminalize cannabis, and there are no signs of a slowdown as opposition to the industry grows, led by the country’s new prime minister.  On June 9, 2022, Thailand removed cannabis from the nation’s list of banned drugs, making the […]

Ohio Gov. DeWine Hatches Plan To Whittle Down Adult-Use Law Voters Approved

Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine called on state legislators to amend and whittle down the provisions of Issue 2, the law voters in the state just approved, before the bill takes effect on Dec. 7. And since Issue 2 is a citizen initiative, Ohio lawmakers could lawfully make changes to the law, but they only […]

Women Cannabis Law Attorney Joins Glass House Brands’ Board Of Directors To Drive Industry Expertise – Glass House Brands (OTC:GLASF), Glass House Brands (OTC:GHBWF)

Glass House Brands Inc. GLAS GLAS GLASF GHBWF has appointed Yelena Katchko, a partner and founding partner at Katchko, Vitiello & Karikomi, PC, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Kyle Kazan, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Glass House, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Yelena is one of the industry’s most recognized names, with an impeccable […]

Virginia Judge Rejects Injunction on Law Limiting Delta-8, Total THC in Hemp Products

Since the 2018 Farm Bill authorized hemp production and removed the crop from the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) schedule of Controlled Substances, the hemp-derived cannabinoid industry has boomed across the nation — including the sale of hemp-derived, psychoactive delta-8 and delta-9 THC. Virginia is one of the more recent states to contest the ever-increasing hemp-derived […]

Report: Texas Law Enforcement Won’t Stop Raiding Hemp Shops

When Congress legalized industrial hemp in 2018, it prompted a tidal wave of CBD-based products while also eliminating a front in the war on drugs.  But in Texas, some local law enforcement officials continue to fight the old battle, as a report this week in the Dallas Observer highlights. The story details a recent raid […]

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