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Governor Jerry Nadler Re-Introduces The M.O.R.E Act ( Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act).

By Whitney Marie Senior Contributor A call to action was made on Memorial Day weekend from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler , with  the Caucus and other Cannabis committees in re- introducing the M.O.R.E Act( Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act).               The Facts   This currently makes the 2nd time the House has suggested a bill,yet no real solidarity between the House and the Senate.  The bill needs 60 votes to pass the Senate. That’s a vote from every Democrat plus ten Republicans. Presently, marijuana is a schedule I controlled substance and illegal under federal law, making its home on schedule I next to LSD and heroine.           However, the overall goal is to remove  marijuana from the controlled substance Act. As a results, all federal taxes of cannabis will be used to rebuild communities that has been most affected by the failed "War on Drugs".  The New Bill would be called H.R.3617 - To decriminalize and reschedule cannabis,

Several Cannabis Edibles Makers are being Sued for Trademark Violation

  Several Cannabis Edibles Brands are Getting Sued by Globe Candy Makers for  Trademark Violation by Whitney I white  . Mars Inc's and partner company  Wrigley Jr Co is protecting it's brand against edible cannabis copycats from their long lasting brand being exploited for capital gain .  These cannabis companies are possibly confusing our youth if they consume medicated candy because of its familiarity. W rigley Jr. Company, known as the Wrigley Company, is an American chewing gum company, based in the Global Innovation Center in Goose Island, Chicago, Illinois.  And on the other hand, Mar Inc. is ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes and doesn't want their beloved Skittles. Mars Inc found a lawsuit alleging trademark infringement I'm on cannabis companies implementing packaging and branding that resembles the Mars company signature slogan and packaging. The lawsuit alleges sellers including Packaging Papi, 2020ediblez and  Ski

A March Towards Change: Gov. Gavin Newsom Pardon Marijuana Offender from Conviction in 1998.

A March Towards Change Gov. Gavin Newsom Pardon Marijuana Offender from a Conviction in 1998. By M.W White Radt Editor  Despite Governor  Gavin Christopher Newsom's controversies, he is still hard at work for the people of California.  While in office, Governor Newsom has granted a total of 72 pardons, 79 commutations, and 20 reprieves; and one of those offenders was Dan Dogan. On made May,28,2021 Governor Gavin Nelson made an executive decision to pardon marijuana offender Don Dogan . Mr. Dogan says his life has been hindered far too long for smuggling a drug called cannabis from the Mexican border in 1998 and this is a big accomplishment.  F urthermore, a lot of law officials have the executive power to pardon worthy candidates. For example, former President Trump granted 237 acts of clemency during his four years in the White House, including 143 pardons and 94 commutations; which are said to be the fewest clemency in the U.S presidency. However 12 were marijuana offenders. Wh