Author Archive | Danielle Corcione

William Barr

The Barr Code: Trump Nominates Tough-On-Drugs AG To Take Over From Sessions

Following Jeff Sessions’ resignation as attorney general last month, the cannabis community has been waiting anxiously for the announcement of his replacement. And we didn’t have to wait long, as last Friday, December 7, President Trump announced his nomination for William P. Barr for the attorney general’s office. Although the cannabis community thought we had […]

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South Korea Cannabis

South Korea Legalizes Medical Cannabis. Will Other Asian Countries Follow Suit?

On November 23, South Korea passed medical marijuana legislation. The country’s National Assembly voted on amendments to the Act on the Management of Narcotic Drugs to allow non-hallucinogenic doses of cannabis consumption for medical purposes, but still maintains its hardline stance against recreational cannabis. “There’s still a lot of work to do in developing the […]

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Jeff Sessions

This Session Is Over: What AG Sessions’ Ousting Means For The Cannabis Community

You may have already heard the news that Jeff “good people don’t smoke marijuana” Sessions is out as attorney general, to be replace as acting attorney general by his chief of staff Matthew Whitaker. According to ABC News, Sessions submitted his resignation on Wednesday, November 7, just a day after the midterm elections. He allegedly […]

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midterm election results

Midterm Elections 2018: Weed Proves A Whopping Winner

On Tuesday, cannabis advocates across the USA hit the polls to vote on cannabis ballot initiatives as well as pro-pot candidates. As with any election, there were winners and there were losers — here’s a look at who strutted home victorious, and who trudged home a failure. Michigan became the first state in the Midwest […]

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Coca-Cola cannabis

Bucks Fizz: Marijuana Money Entices Coca-Cola And Pepsi

CBD is all around us. It’s being sold as colorful gummies, fancy lattes, and even as hemp-derived volumizing mascara. And these products are no longer exclusive to just big marijuana brands. Major soda brands, including Coca-Cola and Pepsi, have even jumped on this growing bandwagon. According to Bloomberg, The Coca-Cola Co. consulted with Canadian licensed […]

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