USDA Proposes Regulations to Decriminalize Hemp with up To .5% THC But farmers would still have to scrap any hemp testing between .3 – .5% This bill formally removed hemp plants from the nation’s list of illegal substances—so long as the plants do not have more than 0.3 percent THC. Now, the United States Department of … Continue reading

Bernie Sanders’ Plan to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide Revealed Marijuana legalization is a popular position among 2020 Democratic nominees. But Bernie Sanders’ plan will be tough to beat. At exactly 4:20 p.m. on October 24, Bernie Sanders revealed his plan to legalize marijuana nationwide. Sanders, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has long been a champion … Continue reading

Austin Politician Proposes Ban on Using Government Funds for THC Testing If approved, it would echo a move away from cannabis prosecution taking place state-wide. When Texas legalized hemp last year, it threw the state’s marijuana policing into some kind of chaos. All of a sudden, officers were largely left without proper testing technology to determine … Continue reading

New York Bar: Lawyers Can Help Clients with Medical Marijuana Laws The bar reaffirmed that lawyers helping clients with the state’s medical marijuana laws won’t be breaking a professional ethics rule. The stark differences between federal and state-level laws regarding medical marijuana have long become a roadblock for its patients — and their lawyers. While … Continue reading

Trinidad and Tobago’s House of Representatives Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana Trinidad and Tobago is positioning itself at the vanguard of progressive cannabis law in the Caribbean. The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago is making history with the advancement of two new marijuana related bills. Most notably, the country’s House of Representatives just approved a … Continue reading