Marijuana Is One Step Closer to Legalization

Marijuana Is One Step Closer to Legalization

The House passed a bill that would legalize marijuana on a federal level nationwide on April 1, 2022. This legislation would eliminate criminal penalties for anyone who distributes, possesses, or manufactures cannabis. The bill passed by a 220-204 vote. Republicans Brian Mast and Matt Gaetz of Florida and Tom McClintock voted in favor to legalize […]

Cresco Labs Set to Be the Nation’s Largest Cannabis Firm

Cresco Labs Set to Be the Nation’s Largest Cannabis Firm

The Chicago-based company, Cresco Labs, is set to become America’s largest cannabis firm. On March 24, 2022, they announced they had plans to purchase Columbia Care in a $2 billion deal. Currently, Cresco has enterprises in 10 states, including 10 dispensaries — the maximum allotted — and three cultivation centers in Illinois. The mega-deal will […]

Former Narcotics Detective Busted With Illegal Marijuana Grow

Former Narcotics Detective Busted With Illegal Marijuana Grow

Two men, one of whom is a former narcotics detective, were taken into custody the past week for illegally growing marijuana in Southern Oregon. His arrest came after 1,200 illegal marijuana plants growing on his land east of Klamath Falls were discovered by drug task force agents. Peter Michael Shepherd, 63, aka Mike Shepherd, faces […]

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