Putting aside that Vice President Joe Biden embracing weed between now and November would be an all-time unforced error and a wet dream for the White House’s present occupant, it does indeed suck that so few American political candidates of note are offering progressive cannabis positions.
Hilary Corrigan looks at who’s to be held accountable in November.
- NORML has asked both the Biden and Trump campaigns to address legalization. Less symbolically, NORML has launched Smoke the Vote, a database of information on candidates’ positions and other cannabis-related information.
- Of note also is the HeadCount Cannabis Voter Project’s new one-stop tool for voting, registration status, finding poll locations and requesting absentee ballots.
- Vegas behemoth Planet 13 was among the top four performers as American pot stocks leapt 27% in July.
New Cannabis Ventures
- On July 29 came a proposed settlement between Nevada regulators and 17 cannabis businesses overlooked when licenses were given out in 2018. The deal would shuffle licenses statewide.