The cryptocurrency industry has received very little information concerning how the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) will regulate digital currency or Initial Coin Offerings “(ICO’s”). On April, 5, the SEC chairman Jay Clayton gave the industry another glimpse of how cryptocurrencies … Read more about SEC Chairman Weighs In…
The massive uptick in the public’s awareness of blockchain and cryptocurrency was recently driven home for me in an extremely personal way. I usually find myself dreading the mere mention of those words in social situations (with pretty much anyone) simply due to the fact that I know I will … Read more about How Secure is Monero?
No, your weed isn't laced with PCP and this is definitely not an article written by the onion. Former US House Speaker John Boehner has completely flip-flopped (as he was so fond of saying at one time) in regards to his views on the legalization of cannabis. Wait for it... Boehner has announced … Read more about Boehner, Weld Join Cannabis Company Advisory Board
During a press conference at the US Hemp Roundtable in Frankfort, Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a plan to introduce legislation next week that would protect and advance hemp production in the United States. The proposed Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would "finally legalize … Read more about Proposed Bill Would Legalize Hemp in US
France has shown unprecedented enthusiasm for blockchain technologies and the opportunities they presented, specifically Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). While China and South Korea have banned ICOs altogether, and limitations and uncertainty cloud the regulation of ICOs in the United States, France … Read more about Vive la Blockchain!
The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment protecting medical marijuana initiatives at the state level has survived yet another budget crisis. Early this morning, Congress has passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill comprising multiple budgetary areas, hence its "omnibus" bill designation. This massive bill, … Read more about Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Remains – Omnibus Passes Including Protections for Medical Marijuana
A cryptocurrency conference in New York is under fire after attendees reported feeling high, apparently after consuming marijuana-infused food without knowing that the food contained THC. The promotional materials for the $500 per ticket event held earlier in March, called Crypto Sanctum, … Read more about Cryptocurrency Event Causes Attendees to Get High
It now appears that the Trump administration is advancing their plan to impose stricter penalties in order to address the opioid epidemic, and may make it public as early as next Monday, when the President is scheduled to appear in New Hampshire. Among other things, the plan calls for a mandatory … Read more about President Trump Advancing Plan Which Advocates for Stronger Penalties for Drug Dealers