Medical marijuana in Delaware might have just been put on indefinite hold by Governor Jack Markell. Legal opinions have been swirling around the state about whether growers, distributors and state employees could be prosecuted under federal law. Because of this, Markell suspended the licensing process for new dispensaries, as well as the regulation-writing process, which essentially kills medical marijuana for the state.
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DCist has a story up about AIDS activist Antonio Davis which has to be read to be believed. Davis and 11 other protestors were arrested while protesting AIDS/HIV budget cuts outside the ceremonial office of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. While this sort of arrest is usually not a big deal, a failed drug test is threatening Davis with a trial and jailtime.
In a Recent Letter, the Originator of SB 420 Clarifies that Medical Cannabis Providers Can Make a Profit.
There is a widely held misperception that businesses in the California medical cannabis industry are prohibited from making a profit. In reality, no California law prohibits cannabis-related businesses from making a profit.
Covering all of the legalization news sometimes gets confusing. Propositions, ballots, appeals - it's hard to keep track of the things you need to vote on to legalize in your state! NORML has a story up today called "8 States May Legalize Marijuana This Year" - and if your state is on the list, you can personally help see the initiatives through!