The Minority Cannabis Academy graduated its first class of 25 students in September. The Academy’s goal is to take advantage of the social equity atmosphere in New Jersey to help those most harmed by prohibition.Keep Reading Minority Cannabis Academy: Social Equity in Practice
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Cannabis Compliance & Risk Management Certificates Coming to Top Schools Across U.S. Via Green Flower
Green Flower–the nation’s leader in cannabis education–is bringing a new, comprehensive Cannabis Compliance and Risk Management Certificate Program to top schools across the country to prepare students to become an in-demand compliance professional within this fast-evolving cannabis industry.Keep Reading Cannabis Compliance & Risk Management Certificates Coming to Top Schools Across U.S. Via Green Flower
In Brief: Pa. Governor Accepting Cannabis Pardon Requests in Sept.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announce the PA Marijuana Pardon Program, offering expedited pardon reviews to people convicted of only minor cannabis possession for personal use.Keep Reading In Brief: Pa. Governor Accepting Cannabis Pardon Requests in Sept.
Big Apple Cannabis: CWCB Returns to New York City for Eighth Year
“No one seems to have gotten it right.” Mayor Eric Adams told a Friday afternoon crowd, of legal cannabis in America. “This is our chance to get it right.” New York City’s mayor addressed attendees of the 2022 Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (CWCBExpo) on the second day of the three-day event. Adams stressed the social equity focus of New York’s cannabis program.Keep Reading Big Apple Cannabis: CWCB Returns to New York City for Eighth Year
Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo returns to NYC in June
Cannabis enthusiasts, investors and industry members will gather once again at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City for the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo from June 2 to 4, 2022. The three-day event will feature respected speakers, stimulating discussions and an expo floor with scores of cannabis businesses.Keep Reading Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo returns to NYC in June
Last Prisoner Project: Taking Real Action to Help Cannabis Prisoners
“It really remains a fundamental injustice,” said Stephen Post, of America’s criminalization of cannabis. “We’re really helping to try to turn around those injustices.” Post works as a campaign manager for Last Prisoner Project (LPP), a nonprofit assisting cannabis prisoners.Keep Reading Last Prisoner Project: Taking Real Action to Help Cannabis Prisoners
Leech Tishman Partner Michael H. Sampson to Teach Inaugural “Cannabis and the Law” Course at University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Leech Tishman and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (Pitt Law) are pleased to announce that Leech Tishman partner Michael H. Sampson, who co-leads the law firm’s Cannabis Industry Group, has been selected to teach Pitt Law’s inaugural “Cannabis in the Law” course this fall. The cutting-edge course, which Sampson designed in conjunction with Pitt Law, is one of the first such courses to be taught at a U.S. law school.Keep Reading Leech Tishman Partner Michael H. Sampson to Teach Inaugural “Cannabis and the Law” Course at University of Pittsburgh School of Law
North Dakota cannabis legalization campaign files 2022 ballot measure
Earlier today, a group of 25 North Dakotans filed a 2022 ballot measure petition to legalize cannabis in North Dakota. After a review by the Secretary of State and Attorney General, New Approach North Dakota will begin collecting signatures from voters. The campaign must gather more than 15,582 valid signatures by July 11 to qualify the measure for the November 2022 ballot.Keep Reading North Dakota cannabis legalization campaign files 2022 ballot measure
Cannabis advocates show support for planned MORE Act House vote
As members of Congress announce that the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act will receive a floor vote next week, advocates are showing their support for the bill. With counterpart legislation expected soon in the Senate, groups like Marijuana Policy Project, NORML and Human Rights Watch have issued reports and statements.Keep Reading Cannabis advocates show support for planned MORE Act House vote