Nine people in line behind a rope at a place called Chesapeake Apothecary, waiting to purchase legal marijuana.

As more states legalize pot, their uneven safety rules can pose a risk

BY: - July 12, 2023

Amid the growing acceptance and legalization of cannabis use across the country, a concerning reality has emerged: The state-by-state patchwork of safety regulations can leave marijuana consumers wandering through a haze of uncertainty, exposing them to potential risks. Under federal law, marijuana is illegal — period. So, it’s up to individual states to determine their […]

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Bill would ban cannabinoid sales to those under 21, impose 5% tax

BY: - March 27, 2023

The sponsor of Alabama’s 2021 cannabis law has filed a bill that would set rules on cannabinoid products.  SB 66, sponsored by Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence, would prohibit the sale, distribution, marketing, or possession of psychoactive cannabinoids, such as delta-8 THC products, to any individual under 21 years of age. The bill would also levy […]