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420 with CNW – Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Turns Around and Decides to Back Marijuana Legalization Drive

Last week, we reported that Regulate Florida, an advocacy group campaigning to put marijuana legalization on the 2020 state ballot had gathered enough valid votes to get the Supreme Court to review the language of their petition and that John Morgan, the personal injury lawyer who had bankrolled an initiative to legalize medical marijuana had declined to support the current…

420 with CNW – Florida Activists Notch First Victory in Campaign to Put Cannabis Legalization on the 2020 Ballot

An effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Florida registered its first victory on Monday when reform activists announced that they had collected a sufficient number of signatures in order to trigger a process through which the state’s Supreme Court would review the language of their petition. If the court approves the petition’s language, Regulate Florida, the group behind the legalization…

420 with CNW – Poll Finds Cannabis Legalization More Popular than $15 Minimum Wage and Free College Education

A new national survey has found that legalizing marijuana is more popular than providing free college education and instituting a $15 minimum wage across the country. The poll, conducted by Marist Poll, was funded by PBS NewsHour and NPR. In the poll, 1,346 adults from across the country were interviewed over the phone between July 15 and 17 about their…

420 with CNW – More than 100 Cannabis Businesses Ask Congress to Consider Social Equity During Legalization

A coalition of more than a hundred cannabis companies and industry groups has sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to include social equity in any legislation that is proposed as a way of ending marijuana prohibition. The letter, sent on Thursday last week, asserts that the work of Congress will be incomplete if they only stopped at legalizing marijuana…

CannabisNewsBreaks – Supreme Cannabis Company Inc. (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) to Acquire Truverra in Preparation for Legalization 2.0 and Global Wellness Markets

Supreme Cannabis Company (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) today announced its entry into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of privately-held Truverra Inc. Per the update, the acquisition will be effected by way of a three-cornered amalgamation between Truverra, Supreme Cannabis and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Supreme Cannabis. The transaction…

420 with CNW – Marijuana Legalization Results in Fewer Illegal Grows in National Forests, Study Finds

New research shows that as marijuana started being legalized for recreational purposes in different states across the U.S., the reported cases of illicit grow sites within protected lands started falling. The research findings, released in Ecological Economics, specifically point out that illegal grows on national forests saw a major decline in the Pacific Northwest after cannabis legalization started. USDA’s Forest…