This Week in Virginia Cannabis News, April 3, 2022

Taking a look around the Commonwealth and the country …

House votes to decriminalize marijuana, but Senate fate dim

One of the biggest takeaways is the continued growth of public support of cannabis. A similar Yahoo article noted, “According to a Gallup poll conducted last fall, 68% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana — the highest percentage ever in Gallup’s five decades of polling on the subject of cannabis. A Pew Research Poll released last April found that an overwhelming 91% of Americans support the legalization of medical marijuana.” Our legislators need to realize that their voters WANT legalization acceptance!

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Would Add Billions In Revenue And Reduce Prison Costs, Congressional Budget Office Says

If our legislators won’t listen public opinion, maybe they’ll at least look at the financial benefits?

Only 42% of Cannabis Businesses are Actually Profitable Says New Survey

An interesting look at how running a successful cannabis business isn’t the slam dunk many think it is.

Positive Drug Tests Among U.S. Workers Hit Two-Decade High

As legalization continues, how to approach drug testing in the workplace is absolutely going to have to change.

This Week’s Global Cannabis Industry News Roundup

Bermuda considers legalization, European Commission sets limit for THC in hemp food & drink, and flower grows in NZ Parliament garden.

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