As marijuana legalization expands across the country, who is benefiting from the blossoming industry? In most cases, it is a very different population from that which has previously borne the brunt of marijuana criminalization. Millions are still dealing with scars from the war on drugs, leading to deep skepticism that the marijuana industry can get
It’s been five years since recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado. The drug is now an integral part of the state’s economy, politics and everyday life. New York Times national correspondent Jack Healy joined CBSN to discuss some of the surprising changes the state has undergone. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews Watch
Hundreds of thousands in illinois now eligible to expunge marijuana arrests and convictions.
Illinois became the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana on Tuesday after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the regulatory bill legislators passed at the end of May. Legal recreational marijuana sales will begin in Illinois on January 1, 2020. While many other states have legalized marijuana through voter referendums that can leave details
CGTN’s Roee Ruttenberg spoke with Sanho Tree, the director of Institute for Policy Studies Drug Policy Project, about marijuana legalization around the world and how countries are confronting drug abuse and trafficking.
State lawmakers plan to take input from four public hearings to develop a proposal to legalize marijuana in Illinois.
Illinois is on the verge of making recreational marijuana legal. The Illinois House voted 66 to 47 to pass the recreational marijuana bill on Friday afternoon. https://abc7.ws/2I9Ph2f
Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state to do so and the first to implement a comprehensive statewide cannabis marketplace designed by legislators. Legalization in Illinois also means that nearly 800,000 people with criminal records for purchasing or
Jun.21 — Jessica Billingsley, Akerna chief executive officer, discusses the company’s initial public offering and the prospects for the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Cresco Labs CEO and Charlie Bachteu and Alexis Keenan of Yahoo Finance discuss the process of growing marijuana and how legalization in Illinois is changing the way cannabis is processed and distributed. Subscribe to Yahoo Finance: https://yhoo.it/2fGu5Bb About Yahoo Finance: At Yahoo Finance, you get free stock quotes, up-to-date news, portfolio management resources, international market
A long-awaited plan to legalize recreational marijuana passed the Illinois Senate Wednesday evening. FULL STORY: https://abc7.ws/2YWJFiE
As the end of the six-month legislative session on Wednesday draws near, the revised marijuana and taxation act is back in the spotlight in Albany.
CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” team talks about legislation that would legalize cannabis and what that means for cannabis companies with Vivien Azer, Cowen’s senior cannabis and beverage sector analyst.
If elected, 2020 presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand would legalize weed and expunge records for all non-violent cannabis convictions. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In US news, Kirsten Gillibrand has set herself apart from the rest of the 2020 democratic candidates by proposing nationwide weed legalization law. Recreational marijuana is currently legal in a few states,
Charles Bachtell, Cresco Labs co-founder and CEO, on pot legalization and what it means for the cannabis biz. With CNBC’s Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Pete Najarian, Steve Grasso, Dan Nathan and Guy Adami.
With House approval Friday, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker will get legislation to allow residents to buy and possess up to one ounce (30 grams) of marijuana for personal use. Pritzker is expected to sign the measure to make Illinois the 11th state, along with the District of Columbia, to allow recreational use. Supporters say the
State legalization opens up a lot of questions for both employers and employees when it comes to marijuana use in Illinois.
After passing through the House and Senate, a marijuana legalization measure now heads to the governor’s desk for final authorization. Learn more about this story at https://www.newsy.com/90966/ Find more videos like this at https://www.newsy.com Follow Newsy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newsyvideos Follow Newsy on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsy
The push to legalize recreational marijuana use took a big step forward in Illinois Wednesday after the Senate passed a recreational marijuana bill. The bill is now heading to the House.
The Illinois House has sent Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker another victory by voting to legalize recreational marijuana use.
The Senate executive committee signed off changes to a recreational marijuana bill.
MLive marijuana beat reporter Amy Biolchini traveled the state to talk to citizens about how they would feel about recreational marijuana businesses in their community.
Just a few months ago, New York and New Jersey appeared to be on the way to legalizing recreational marijuana. Now, efforts in both states appear to be falling apart. Vivian Wang, a reporter for the New York Times, has covered the issue and joins CBSN with more.
The movement to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois appears headed for a vote by the end of the month, and as lawmakers debate legalizing the drug, plants used for medicinal purposes are already growing under strict regulations.
Feb.21 — Former Vermont Governor Howard discusses the North American trade landscape, the prospects for legalized marijuana in the U.S. and the outlook for the 2020 presidential election.
Cory Booker is here and he’s talking about living in Newark, why women’s issues are important to him, the legalization of marijuana, and more.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar discusses legalizing marijuana during her town hall. #FoxNewsTownHall #FoxNews #AmericasElectionHQ FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company
Here’s where Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and every other 2020 Democrat stands on weed. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe 1. Joe Biden – Against The former Vice President’s voting record on weed is poor Biden helped shape anti-drug policy as a Senator in the ‘80s and ‘90s and defended civil asset
A new CBS News poll says Americans’ support for legal marijuana use is now at 65 percent, up from 45 percent just six years ago. But a majority of Americans say it would make no difference if a presidential candidate supported legal use. Many 2020 Democrats are embracing the idea. Mona Zhang, who covers the