Tag: U.S

This U.S. Cannabis Company Is Targeting The German Retail Market: Sets Sights On Building Four Clubs – CBD Of Denver (OTC:CBDD)

Colorado-based CBD of Denver, Inc. CBDD announced Thursday that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Luxora, has taken a significant step into the European cannabis market by signing four Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the establishment and operation of four Cannabis Clubs in Germany. Luxora’s CEO, Jan Schwager, expressed optimism, stating that the quick signing of these LOIs […]

From the Archives: Smart People Glut U.S. Labor Market (1979)

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Currently there are approximately 140,000 college graduates in America who can’t find work commensurate with their level of education. While through-out the ’60s and ’70s American colleges feverishly pumped out a steadily increasing volume of highly trained and educated people, the local market for their services has actually diminished, thanks to computerization and the […]

U.S. Lawmakers File Bill To Ease Federal Employment Restrictions On Cannabis Use

A bipartisan pair of U.S. lawmakers last week introduced legislation to ease federal employment restrictions on cannabis use that deny employment opportunities for past and current marijuana users. The bill, titled the Cannabis Users Restoration of Eligibility (CURE) Act, was introduced on July 27 by Democratic Representative Jamie Raskin of Maryland and Representative Nancy Mace, […]

U.S. Department of Justice Extends Pardon Certificate Comment Deadline to August 15

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in March that it was officially opening up an online portal to make it easier than ever for those who hold low-level cannabis convictions to apply for a pardon. Now the DOJ’s Office of the Pardon Attorney published a notice on July 18 stating that the deadline has […]

U.S. Secret Service Investigating Cocaine Reportedly Found in White House

The White House is putting a new meaning to its name. A white substance found in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue reportedly tested positive for cocaine, according to a preliminary field test, The Guardian reports. From fast food chain bathrooms to childhood bedrooms over Christmas, the infamous “white powder” (and we’re not talking about snow) tends to […]

U.S. Forest Service Reminds Employees That They Are Still Subject to Federal Law

On June 22, U.S. Forest Service (USFS) deputy chief for business operations Tony Dixon published a statement exploring the relationship and impact of cannabis on federal employees. “Over the last 10 years or so, our views around the use of marijuana have shifted radically,” Dixon stated. “Many states have legalized use of marijuana for medicinal […]

Tobacco Vs. Cannabis: Why Doesn’t The U.S. Government Want Our Money? – Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON), British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)

Legalizing cannabis presents an opportunity for the federal government to tap into a valuable source of revenue. Instead of relying solely on sales taxes, the integration of the cannabis industry into the legal space can generate substantial personal and corporate income taxes. This potential windfall has already been witnessed at the state level, where billions […]

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