Thousands of marijuana convictions dating from 1975 are set to be dismissed, according to District Attorney George Gascon. San Francisco is set to dismiss cannabis related convictions and people with marijuana convictions will have these misdemeanours wiped from their records. Those who have been convicted with more serious cannabis crimes could face a revised sentencing as well. All cannabis related crimes and convictions are set to come under review and some could possibly be resentenced…"San Francisco to Clear Charged Against all Marijuana Convictions Dating Back to 1975"
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As marijuana recreational use and the sale thereof is legalized the related crimes for the possession, sale, consumption and cultivation will obviously drop drastically. There is still a black market to be expected however the marijuana legalization will bring many users and sellers out from the shadows. In the latest cannabis news and marijuana updates, there is a strong argument that legalizing marijuana reduces crime. The University of Texas published a research article examining how…"Why Marijuana Legalization Reducing Crimes?"
San Francisco has arrived at a decision to allow sale of recreational marijuana. Residents have seized the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the new reality. What is in the future? After a detailed emotional debate by residents and supervisors of San Francisco, the supervisory board decided to pass a resolution allowing recreational marijuana sale. This came after California State made recreational Marijuana legal. The supervisory board also voted in favor of electing a buffer zone…"San Francisco Begin its Recreational Marijuana Sale"
With many banks unwilling to handle ‘weed money’ California is planning to establish ‘green banking’ to support the multi-billion dollar industry. If the plan actualizes, it would be the first such system in the golden state. Whether you would need marijuana delivery San Francisco or any other weed service in California, you are soon going to enjoy the benefit of a weed-friendly banking system. Currently, the state government, federal regulators, and banks are engaged in…"California Considers ‘Green Banking’ as it Transitions to Fully Legal Pot"
Technology has revolutionized the way we access several services today. The same technology is now being used by California when it comes to issuing state licenses to sell recreational marijuana. The applications for the licenses started to stream in since last Friday. It seems like the weed delivery in San Francisco will be right on schedule. This is in aim to prepare the state to kickstart the sale of recreational marijuana as from Jan. 1,…"California Opens Online System to License New Weed Industry"
Legalizing Marijuana Only Option for White House to Fight Opioids
President Donald Trump has plans stop the opioid epidemic, but surprisingly, it does not involve the only solution: Cannabis. Trump released an executive order months ago laying out a plan to create a commission dedicated to addressing the country’s opioid crisis. He cracked down on October 26, ordering the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the crisis a public health emergency. However, despite this national emergency, which is exactly what it is, Trump…"Legalizing Marijuana Only Option for White House to Fight Opioids"
Group Rallies in Support of Medical Marijuana in Indiana
On Saturday afternoon, a long, steady line of cars kept honking their horns each time they passed the Vigo County courthouse. They were hooting in support of a group of demonstrators. Outside the courthouse, more than 50 people were rallying for Indiana to legalize medical marijuana for legitimate patients. The rally was the effort of IndyCann Higher Society of Indiana. The group, which hosted the rally as part of their county tour around the state,…"Group Rallies in Support of Medical Marijuana in Indiana"
First time growers are finding the cultivation of marijuana more difficult than they had previously thought. This will not come as a surprise to long time cannabis growers, who know that effective cannabis cultivation takes patience, expertise, and above all experience gained through time. The best cultivators will have had experience growing marijuana for years, while many “new kids” on the block think that they can jump right in to make a huge profit margins.…"Gardeners Tackle First Recreational Marijuana Season"
Marijuana is already a political hotspot and a hotly debated talking point. In 2020, it could be a deciding political factor in terms of the presidency and other political seats. In terms of the support base most of the population is pro medical marijuana and split down the middle in terms of recreational marijuana. It is surprising that 50% of US citizens are actually against recreational marijuana. If the polls from the previousPresidential election are…"Marijuana Politics Emerge as 2020 Flash Point"
proves the medical effectiveness of cannabis, there are still some issues surrounding the use of the plant. For one thing, there are few long term established studies completed on cannabis due to its illegality. And aside from this some of the studies that have been completed are actually contradictory. The most hotly disputed aspect of weed is whether or not it will make long or short terms users slower. Pot, Memory and Kidneys A recent…"Pot May Not Harm Your Kidneys, but It Will Make You Stupid"