From local courtrooms to the U.S. Supreme Court, thousands of lawsuits are on the docket in Florida for 2018. In the first of a three-part series on some of the higher-profile cases, it’s the limbo involving 2016’s Amendment 2. Seventy one percent of voters approved expanding Florida’s existing medical marijuana law beyond those who are…

When a group of students at Iowa State University (ISU) decided to dedicate their time — when not in class, of course — to fighting for marijuana legislation reform, they probably didn’t expect to generate national news with their T-shirts. But when Iowa State violated the U.S. Constitution by banning the shirts, which featured the university’s…

To unpack the potential damage from last week’s Cole memo decision—and to plot the best course forward—it helps to understand the memo not simply in political terms, but in economic terms as well. The memo’s political side is well known. Issued in August 2013, shortly after Washington and Colorado had approved adult-use cannabis sales, the memo…

At an event over the weekend, Kansas State Representative Steve Alfond (R) defended the continuation of marijuana prohibition by reverting to the kind of overtly racist rhetoric originally deployed by Henry Anslinger when this failed policy was first implemented. It is important to remember: Marijuana prohibition perpetuates institutional racism and is itself being perpetuated by…

Fort Myers representatives clarified at Tuesday’s city council meeting that the city is not trying to block medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Florida law allows dispensaries to be treated like pharmacies in city uses, and municipalities can either allow that or ban them altogether. City council imposed a six-month prohibition in December on medical…

Host Robert Roundtree speaks with 3 Boys Farm’s Director of Dispensary Management, Bill Monroe. Bill Monroe is a U.S. Navy Veteran and has been an active force in the Florida medical marijuana industry since its inception. This episode we discuss legal issues surrounding the cannabis industry in light of Jeff Sessions decision to rescind the…

Jacksonville, FL –  With Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcing the end of a policy from the Obama Administration that paved the way for legal marijuana in states, State Senator Rob Bradley (R-Orange Park), a longtime champion of medical marijuana, is explaining what that could mean for Florida. Bradley says the exact implications of this announcement…