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local ordinances

Wonderful news on the legalization front! The General Assembly of Virginia passed a bill today allowing CBD, or cannabidiol to be produced and distributed in the state. This bill acts as a bolster to a bill passed last year that allowed people with epilepsy to have the oil in their possession. However, last years bill did not provide any 
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Bankrupt California city eyes marijuana for revenue

By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos The bankrupt California city of San Bernardino has a new idea for raising revenue – legalize medical marijuana, and tax the pot. Ironically, the plan was spurred by concerns about not having enough resources to crack down on the illegal medical marijuana dealers springing up all over town. So the city is now 
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Rule making begins in Illinois for dispensaries

Illinois Dispensary Rules   The state of Illinois today announced that the proposed rules for implementation of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act have been published in the Illinois Register, which marks the beginning of the formal rulemaking process. The new draft rules include changes from the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA), the Illinois Department 
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