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Rand Paul backs effort to bring banking to legal marijuana businesses

Less than a month after holding a fundraiser on the sidelines of a Colorado marijuana conference, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is joining the fight to give America’s growing legal marijuana industry access to banking services. Paul, the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from legal marijuana industry, is among the bipartisan co-sponsors of […]

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California Now Protects Seriously Ill Patients Who Use Medical Cannabis

Governor Jerry Brown signed the first of a series of pending Assembly bills related to medical marijuana earlier this week. Assembly Bill 258 will prevent California hospitals from denying organ transplants to patients who use medical marijuana. The new law will take effect on January 1. Governor Jerry Brown signed the first of a series […]

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California’s 50,000 Pot Farms Are Sucking Rivers Dry

California lawmakers yesterday called for the regulation of marijuana farms to protect stream flows and help fish species like coho salmon and steelhead, which face possible extinction as the state’s drought rages on. In an informational hearing of the California State Senate Joint Committee of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Chairman Mike McGuire (D) of Healdsburg argued […]

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SPAIN DECRIMINALIZES THE GROWING OF CANNABIS

Starting today, July 1st, you can now legally grow cannabis in Spain. This is massive news for medical growers, patients and those looking for a healthy alternative to alcohol. Spain has always been a leader in this newly forming industry. The country has produced talented scientists and ground breaking cannabis research. While the new law […]

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