Author: Chris Roberts

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Legal THC, In All 50 States—No Marijuana Legalization Required? This Texas Company Says It’s Hacked Federal Drug Laws.

Texas, home to some of the most punitive Marijuana laws in the United States, is also home to more than its fair share of companies dealing in hemp and CBD products—which, thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, are legal in all 50 states (even Texas). Hemp and Marijuana are both cannabis, but the distinction is a matter of law, not botany. Marijuana (illegal) has more than 0.3 percent THC by…
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He Didn’t Like Cannabis, But Andrew Cuomo Was Big Marijuana’s Best Friend

Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York from 2011 until his resignation Aug. 23, never liked Marijuana legalization all that much. It’s true Cuomo signed into law in March the state’s Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act, which legalized adult-use cannabis in the nation’s biggest city and set the stage for a statewide industry worth as much as $4.6 billion. No serious observers believe Cuomo legalized out of any sense of…
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Fentanyl-Tainted Marijuana Is A Myth That Refuses To Go Away

Last week, a disturbing social media post went viral in the Santa Cruz, California area, a remote, sometimes reclusive beach-and-college town surrounded by rugged hills covered in verdant redwoods about two hours south of downtown San Francisco. There had been yet another fatal drug overdose, one of two that week and hundreds so far in 2021. What made the news was the rumor that in this case, the young man…