Cannabis Wire

Texas: As Many Focus on the Midterms, Pro-Cannabis Energy Builds Around 2019

When it comes to cannabis, even the consequential congressional midterm elections here serve as a primer for the main event, when the Texas General Assembly reconvenes next year.

Texas
Global

United Nations Unanimously Agrees to Indefinitely Postpone Cannabis Vote  

Member States need “more time to consider the recommendations" of the World Health Organization that acknowledge the therapeutic potential of cannabis.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Senators Question Governor Gina Raimondo’s Cannabis Plan

Still, Raimondo has forced a legalization debate. “Usually they just have a hearing and never vote on it,” said Jared Moffat of the Marijuana Policy Project.

New Jersey

New Jersey Cannabis Legalization Bill Limps Toward Final Vote

Committees on Monday advanced the bill, but the hearings showed that state Democrats are deeply divided over legalization.