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 […]

Marijuana Effects on Mental Health

Marijuana Effects on Mental Health

The use of marijuana, also known as weed, in high doses, daily or almost daily, can cause unpleasant thoughts, disorientation, paranoia, and/or anxiety. People that use weed have a higher chance of developing temporary psychosis. Temporary psychosis can consist of paranoia, hallucinations, and not knowing what is real. Some people also develop long-term mental health […]

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