Category Archives: Government

Q&A: Cannabis Trade Federation CEO Neal Levine on the future of federal marijuana legalization

America’s legal cannabis market owes part of its success to Neal Levine. Levine worked as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for LivWell Enlightened Health, which earned a reputation as one of the largest employers in the cannabis industry. He has since moved on to be named as the chief executive operator of the Cannabis […]

Legal cannabis website offered federal workers free marijuana during government shutdown

Federal employees must be relieved at news that the government shutdown has temporarily come to an end, but they will probably miss the free weed. The legal cannabis search engine BudTrader.com offered free medical marijuana to government workers who couldn’t pay due to President Donald Trump’s shutdown, the Hill reports. “I don’t think federal employees […]

California Lawmakers Are Pushing For Lower Tax On Legal Cannabis

California lawmakers are pushing for lower tax on legal cannabis in an effort to thwart the black market. Two members of the state assembly announced a bipartisan plan Thursday that would reduce taxes on legal pot. California’s fledgling cannabis industry began January 1 of this year after voters passed Prop 64 in 2016. Assembly Member Rob […]