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Is Federal Cannabis Legalization a Possibility in 2021?

A History in Cannabis Legalization Cannabis legalization has been a topic of heated discussion for almost a century now. Prior to the 1930s, marijuana was legal and used in applications such as medicine, industrial, and religion. Founding fathers such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson cultivated marijuana and praised its uses. Now in 2021, we…

We Support Drug Policy Alliance and Ending the War on Drugs

The “War on Drugs” began shortly after the beginning of the 1970s. President Richard Nixon coined drug abuse to be “public enemy number one” and launched an extensive campaign. According to PBS, the Nixon era was the only time where funding was directed toward treatment rather than funding. It was during the Regan administration where…

Our Support Initiative for Americans for Safe Access

Medical cannabis and its therapeutic benefits have long been debated and fought over for decades. Safe access to medical cannabis has only recently been a reality for many patients across the United States. According to Harvard Health Blog, the most common use of medical marijuana is pain control. Advances in technology and advocacy for medicinal…

We Support the Oldest Marijuana Advocacy Organization in America

In the 1970s, views on cannabis began to change. Drug paraphernalia and decriminalization in select states began to fuel marijuana advocacy. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, cannabis-related arrests per 100,000 residents began to climb in 1970. As a result, drug policy reform organizations began to form and establish themselves. Norml The National Organization…

Drug Policy Reform Organizations – Our Support Initiative

Marijuana Policy Project Here at BizTender, we are committed to supporting the cannabis community and the organizations behind drug policy reform. Advocacy efforts for marijuana reform began to form following Richard Nixon’s declaration of “The War on Drugs“. What followed was decades of subsequent mass incarceration and cannabis-related convictions. Statistics on Cannabis-Related Crimes In an…

Marijuana Legalization Proposed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo Looks to Create a Comprehensive Adult-Use Marijuana Program in 2021 State of the State Address Third Chance at Legalization The year 2021 marks the third straight year Gov. Cuomo has pushed toward passing recreational marijuana legalization measures. In 2018, the New York State Department of Health conducted a study showing the positive…

The MORE Act: Historic Marijuana Legalization Vote 2020

The House has Postponed the Bill to Federally Legalize Marijuana Until After the Presidential Election The MORE Act, which would legalize marijuana on the federal level, has been postponed until after the 2020 presidential election. More Act The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment Expungement Act would legalize marijuana on the federal level and expunge some cannabis-related criminal…

BizTender is now fully Metrc compliant & integrated in Massachusetts

BizTender is now a validated software provider for Metrc in the state of Massachusetts and is registered with the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC). Our platform handles real-time integration and syncing with the state system in the following areas: Plants Harvests Packages Labs Sales Our system also help you manage your: Rooms Strains Items Employees And…

BizTender is now fully Metrc compliant & integrated in Colorado

BizTender is now a validated software provider for Metrc in the state of Colorado and are registered with the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED). Our platform handles real time integration and syncing with the state system.