HB2082: Marijuana; Sampling; Advertising; Sale Sponsor:Representative Osborne, LD 13Committee on Health & Human Services On Monday, January 24th 2022, was the first House of Representatives Health and Human Services’ committee of the year. Usually during the first initial committee hearing, there is a small presentation at the beginning before the Chair calls any bills.  The…

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There are a grand total of 3 cannabis bills. As predictable, there is an attempt to resolve some issues with the Social Equity program. Other than that, Rep. Osborne (R—Dist 13) has wasted no time calling her bill HB2082 to her Health Human Services’ committee on Monday. It’s certain to be quite a show….Before the…

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This week is the first week of Arizona’s legislative session. So far there are only 2 cannabis bills released. It’s no surprise that it is not the first time we’ve seen these bills. On the first day of the session, Rep, Joanna Osborne, (R – Dist 13) dropped a new version of last year’s HB2809.…

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The season of celebration might be over, but there is another season/ or so more session that is just starting. After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season starts a whole new hustle and bustle for lobbyists, lawmakers and activists.  Legislation session is when Arizona State Senators and Representatives join together to determine policies…

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The cannabis community/industry is close-knit. We’ve gone camping together, we celebrate birthdays together; we support each other in good times and in bad. We are virtually like family to one another. And on Sunday, November 14, we got to do a family activity without the dread of repercussions. Cannafest 2021’s location was nostalgic for many…

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The battle continues on against the Department of Child Safety on behalf of Arizona medical marijuana patients.  Lindsey Ridgell is battling being entered into the Central Registry for medicating with marijuana while pregnant. In the video below, you hear Ridgell’s attorney Julie Gunnigle declare that voters intended to protect people from punishment for using medicinal…

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Arizona Child Protective Services/ CPS sucked so much it had to rebrand. As a result, in 2014, the Arizona Department of Child Safety was born and has yet to prove itself different.   There sadly isn’t enough mainstream media coverage about the injustices done at the hands of this Department. There is no shortage of news…

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Trap Culture Promotions keeps on getting better and bigger every event. It was a few months ago when they not only packed the house but they clam baked it as well at Concentrated Comedy 3. This is totally an upgrade from Cannafest 2019, which took over all of DOMM including the parking lot(if you know…

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The voter passed Smart and Safe Act of Arizona has prompted the state’s chapter for the National Organization for Reforming Marijuana Laws/ NORML to be busier than normal, (pun intended). This expungement endeavor, aiding those affected by the war on cannabis, started on June 12th. Since then, the team at NORML and volunteer lawyers have…

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Fourtwenty Collections have teamed up with New York fashion designer Korto Momolu to deliver this one of a kind cannabis inspired fashion production. This tease to fashion week 2022 has merged with the theme of Fourtwenty Collections. Egyptian goddesses embrace the catwalk and as unique as every goddess, so is every model. Goddesses of all…

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