These 5 California high school stoners claim to have invented 4/20

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That’s the numerical code for marijuana’s high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot’s enduring and universal slang for smoking. Festivities are planned worldwide, culminating with a synchronized smoke at 4:20 p.m. local time. How the marijuana-loving world came to mark the occasion is believed […]

GW Pharmaceuticals’ CEO talks Epidiolex, future of cannabidiol medicine

UPDATE: GW’s Epidiolex on April 19 received a unanimous recommendation from the Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Association. The following article has been updated to reflect that decision. This is a make-or-break spring for GW Pharmaceuticals and its billion-dollar investment in a cannabidiol-based drug. The London-based […]

Sen. Chuck Schumer backs decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level

WASHINGTON — The push to decriminalize marijuana has picked up another high-profile backer — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer — just a week after President Donald Trump endorsed letting states decide how to regulate the drug. “I’ll be introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level from one end of the country to the […]

4/20: Live Coverage of the Biggest Day in Cannabis

We’re posting live updates all day long on 4/20, bringing you the cream of the crop on cannabis’s high holiday. The post 4/20: Live Coverage of the Biggest Day in Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Bruce Barcott & Ben Adlin Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Michigan, Louisiana Make Moves on Cannabis Licenses

9 medical marijuana business moved toward licensure in Michigan LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators have allowed the first marijuana businesses to start the process toward being licensed to operate in the newly regulated and taxed industry. The Medical Marihuana Licensing Board took the first step Thursday toward qualifying the applications of nine businesses and […]

Albuquerque Set to Decriminalize Cannabis on 420

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Possessing marijuana in small amounts will no longer be a crime in Albuquerque starting Friday, the same day as the unofficial 420 weed holiday. A spokesman for Albuquerque City Councilman Pat Davis says the recently passed ordinance decriminalizing pot possession in small amounts takes effect Friday. The ordinance was signed into […]

NM Candidate For Governor, Jeff Apodaca Calls For Legal Marijuana

By Susan Montoya Bryan ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Apodaca on Thursday called for the expansion of New Mexico’s medical marijuana program and for legalization of recreational use, saying the poverty-stricken state is missing out on millions of dollars in tax revenues and jobs that could be spurred by the industry. Apodaca […]

Estonian Province’s Residents Choose Marijuana Leaf as Herald

The Estonian borough of Kanepi held a competition in December 2017 and January 2018 to choose a new coat of arms and flag following the incorporation of the Kõlleste and Valgjärv parishes into the Kanepi municipality. A cannabis leaf overwhelmingly won the vote and was approved by the the municipality’s evaluation committee in March 2018. […]

Schumer Bill Would Deschedule Cannabis Nationwide

Schumer says he’ll introduce the measure next week. But how does it differ from Sen. Cory Booker’s Marijuana Justice Act? The post Schumer Bill Would Deschedule Cannabis Nationwide appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Bruce Barcott Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Bernie Sanders Co-Sponsors the Marijuana Justice Act

The Marijuana Justice Act would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act, incentivize states to mitigate existing and ongoing racial disparities in state-level cannabis arrests, and expunge federal convictions specific to cannabis possession. The post Bernie Sanders Co-Sponsors the Marijuana Justice Act appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dave Schmader Puffin’ On Some […]

4/20 Denver Dinning Deals

4/20 is kind of a big deal in Colorado. With the state having legalized marijuana in 2014, thousands of cannabis enthusiasts have since flocked there to enjoy the unique experience of being able to legally purchase it and get high without having to worry about law enforcement ruining your good time. Naturally, the state has […]

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Announces Measure to Decriminalize Marijuana

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D) announced today that he will soon be introducing legislation that would decriminalize marijuana across the United States. In an interview with VICE News Schumer called the legislation “long overdue”, and said that “too many people” have been effected by the plant’s prohibiton. “I’ll be introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana […]

Advocates, Critics Discuss Cannabis Pros, Cons Ahead of 420

America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday: Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use pot for any reason. Michigan could become the 10th state […]

The Hague Bans Public Cannabis Smoking in Important City Districts

While most US states that have legalized recreational cannabis still don’t allow the drug to be consumed in public, the Netherlands has no such ban on public marijuana consumption. Even today, one can light up anywhere tobacco smoking is allowed. But on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, The Hague banned the consumption of cannabis in the […]

Cannabis industry not king in Colorado economy: new report

Colorado’s marijuana industry is booming and boisterous, but the burgeoning business sector is a mere blip on the state’s broader employment and revenue picture. Denver-based economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City this week published a snapshot of the marijuana industry’s economic effects in Colorado, which in 2014 became the first state to […]

Cannabis-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency

British drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals is seeking permission to sell its purified form of CBD as a medication for seizures in children. If successful, the company’s liquid formula would be the first government-approved drug derived from cannabis in the U.S. The post Cannabis-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency appeared first on Leafly. Go to […]

Colorado marijuana delivery bill snuffed

Efforts to test drive cannabis delivery in Colorado stalled out in a state legislative committee. Members of the Senate Judiciary committee on Wednesday voted 3 to 2 to kill House Bill 1092, which sought to create a marijuana delivery pilot program in the state. Related Articles No, Colorado McDonald’s are not converting PlayPlaces into marijuana […]

New Era Cannabis Consumers: Breaking Past Stigma

In the modern era of cannabis consumption, we are witnessing a paradigm shift. Who smokes marijuana? Why do they do it? By and large, these demographics are changing, or rather coming to light, and they subvert the traditional understanding of cannabis culture. The new cannabis consumer is active, productive and on the move with the […]

Poll: 61% of Texas Voters Support Legalizing Cannabis

According to new polling a strong majority of Texas voters support legalizing cannabis for all uses. The poll, conducted by Quinnipiac University, finds that 61% of voters in the state are in favor of ending cannabis prohibition, with 39% opposed. Democrats support the measure at a much higher rate – 69% – whereas Republican support is 50%, […]

South Carolina Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Legislation

South Carolina’s House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee overwhelmingly approved a medical cannabis legalization bill on Thursday. The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act (House Bill 3521), was passed by the committee in a 14 to 3 vote. The bill would allow those with certain medical conditions who receive a doctor recommendation to use medical […]

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Thursday, April 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesThursday, April 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // High Times Cannabis Cup 4/20 event rejected in Southern California (NBC News) // House GOP Blocks Another Marijuana Amendment (Marijuana Moment) // Black and Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada’s weed arrests (Vice News) Check out the newly released 2017 State […]

BREAKING: New Study Finds Marijuana Legalization Will Cost Illinois $670 Million

Today, the day before the unofficial “marijuana holiday,” Healthy and Productive Illinois (HPIL) – a project of Smart Approaches to Marijuana Action (SAM Action) – released a comprehensive working paper on the projected costs of legalization in Illinois, finding that legalization would cost the state $670.5 million, far outweighing estimated tax revenue projections of approximately $566 million. The report will be released […]

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Namaste Receives Conditional Approval to List on TSXV

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (FRA:M5BQ) (OTC:NXTTF) is pleased to announce that it has received conditional approval to list the common shares and warrants of the Company on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) as a Tier 1 issuer. The listing is subject to […]

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Berlin’s ICBC: Meeting the European Cannabis Industry

The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Berlin is now officially over. The speeches have been made, the parties have been attended. The hard-working crew behind it all has wrapped up, checked out and is off to Vancouver. And most of all, the marathon of meetings and deal discussions that were the mark of this […]

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Hiku and WeedMD to Merge to Create Vertically Integrated Industry Leader

TORONTO, April 19, 2018 /CNW/ – Hiku Brands Company Ltd. (“Hiku”) (CSE:HIKU) and WeedMD Inc. (TSXV:WMD) (OTC:WDDMF) (FSE:4WE) (“WeedMD”), are pleased to announce that today they have entered into a definitive agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement”) to merge both companies, creating an industry leader (the “Transaction”). The Transaction combines two highly-complementary businesses and creates a unique […]

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Federal Cannabis Prohibition: Is The End Finally Near?

Let’s hope so, when it comes to prohibition. The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States caught many pundits and prognosticators off guard. President Trump’s victory also instilled a level of uncertainty in America’s burgeoning state-legal cannabis industry. During the presidential campaign, Trump routinely professed his adherence to states’ rights when it […]

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EnWave Receives Repeat Costco Order for Moon Cheese

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EnWave Corporation (TSXV:ENW) (FSE:E4U) (“EnWave,” or the “Company”) announced today that NutraDried Food Company, LLC(“NutraDried”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has received a second purchase order for its Moon Cheese® snack product from Costco Wholesale Corporation’s (“Costco”) Pacific Northwest division after the initial rotation […]

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Choom Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Island Green Cure

VANCOUVER, April 19, 2018 /CNW/ – Choom™ (CSE:CHOO) (OTC:CHOOF) (the “Company” or “Choom”), a fully-integrated lifestyle cannabis company, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Green Cure Ltd (“IGC”) an advanced-stage cannabis production license applicant under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Island Green Cure […]

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Medical marijuana in Louisiana could be ready by fall 2018

Medical marijuana products could be available to Louisiana patients as early as September — 40 years after state lawmakers first approved marijuana for medical use. Officials from Louisiana State University and Southern University — the stewards of the state crops to be processed into marijuana-based medicines — presented rough timelines and budgets to the joint […]

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A shocking number of doctors on board with New York marijuana

Latest survey of NY physicians reveals widespread support for cannabis. Doctors in New York overwhelmingly support medical marijuana, according to a recent survey. According to a study published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 71 percent of NY physicians agree that cannabis should be a therapeutic option available to qualifying patients. Researchers at New York University surveyed […]

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Canada: Reasons unclear for ban on mixing caffeine and cannabis

One research scientist speculated the ban could mean the government wishes to avoid commercial production of highly-caffeinated energy drinks laced with THC, the psychoactive compound found in cannabis. A government prohibition against mixing cannabis and caffeine makes little sense, say some research scientists. There is only speculation that the combination might pose a risk. The […]

Alaska Senate Passes Resolution Urging Feds to Respect State Marijuana Laws, Reconsider Marijuana as Schedule 1 Drug

A resolution urging the federal government to respect Alaska’s marijuana legalization law, and to consider a change in federal law, has been passed by the state’s full Senate. House Joint Resolution No. 21 urges the federal government” to respect the authority of the state to regulate marijuana use, production, and distribution and to honor previous […]

Louisiana House Passes Measure to Make Medical Cannabis Law Permanent

Louisiana’s full House of Representatives has given approval to legislation that would make the state’s medical cannabis law permanent. House Bill 823, filed by Representative Vincent Pierre (D), was passed by the House yesterday in a 69 to 23 vote. According to its official text, the measure; “Repeals the termination date of laws authorizing the […]

Bipartisan Federal Legislation Introduced to Facilitate Medical Cannabis Trials for Veterans

A bipartisan group of U.S. representatives have filed legislation that would facilitate government-sponsored research on the use of medical cannabis by veterans. The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018 (HR 5520) was filed by representative Timothy Waltz (D) with 34 bipartisan co-sponsors. The measure states that; “In carrying out the responsibilities of the Secretary of […]

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The Other Side of Cannabis: Terpenes

Have you ever wondered why all beers have that strong, characteristic smell? Or why you could tell the smell of cannabis apart from any other plant? The answer is simple – terpenes. These 55,000 different molecules are responsible for a majority of the odors and fragrances around us, from a pine forest, to the air […]

Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Coconut Roasted Citrus Shrimp

Toasted, crunchy coconut and tender bites of shrimp make the ultimate cannabis-infused creation in this easy one-pan meal. The post Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Coconut Roasted Citrus Shrimp appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Laurie Wolf Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Pork Belly Ramen

Pork belly is always a mouthwatering addition to any savory recipe. Try your hand at infused noodles with this delectable ingredient. The post Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Pork Belly Ramen appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Laurie Wolf Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

A Joint to Remember

While savoring a Tarantula pre-roll, we asked Leafly staffers—and our content partners at Ganja Gold—about some of the most memorable joints they’ve ever smoked. Here are a couple of the stories they shared. The post A Joint to Remember appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

Recipe: Chicken Burrito Bowl With Infused Sriracha-Ranch

Recipe bowls are all the rage and have been gaining popularity in recent years. Check out this delectable and infused creation on a yummy classic. The post Recipe: Chicken Burrito Bowl With Infused Sriracha-Ranch appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Laurie Wolf Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Recipe: Infused Goat Cheese and Asparagus Frittata

Every brunch needs a main dish that will wow the crowd. Check out this cannabis-infused, fancy frittata for your next get-together. The post Recipe: Infused Goat Cheese and Asparagus Frittata appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Laurie Wolf Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Strain Review: Uncrustables

Cannabis consumers come in many forms, so we’ve included multiple points of view in our strain reviews. Our longtime reviewers Monterey Bud and Duke London join Managing Editor Lesley Nickus and Marijuana.com multimedia coordinator Allena Braithwaite. Today, they’ll be reviewing Uncrustables by Golden State Cultivators. Test results were not submitted with this sample. Monterey Bud […]

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I Went on a Tour of America’s Biggest Legal Weed Factory

The $15 million facility will have 25,000 plants producing 10,000 pounds of marijuana a year. Adam Bierman, the bullishly confident 36-year-old CEO of MedMen—the first American cannabis company to be valued at a billion dollars—thinks Donald Trump is very good for business. “This administration is the best we’ve had in a very long time for […]

Get Chauffeured Around this 4/20 By Lyft with a $4.20 Discount

The 420 jokes and puns abound heading into this Friday’s April, 20th celebrations. Uber’s competitor Lyft had the genius idea of offering a $4.20 discount on Lyft rides in all of the major recreational marijuana cities such as Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle and Las Vegas. The idea is not to drive high […]

Create the Ultimate Cannabis-Infused 420 Feast

The 4/20 holiday calls for an all-day munchies fest. Go all out and turn your favorite dishes into delectable edibles with Laurie Wolf’s mouthwatering infused recipes. The post Create the Ultimate Cannabis-Infused 420 Feast appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

New Study: In 72 Hours Brains Reach Full Cognitive Capacity Again after Marijuana Consumption, Including Adolescents

According to a new study published this morning in JAMA Psychiatry, the effects of cannabis may not permanently damage brain function even in adolescents. In 2014 a study was published that suggested that marijuana consumption can negatively impair brain development in young adults, but this new study suggests something entirely different. They study involved analyzing […]

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Mydx Announces 2017 Fiscal Year Results

SAN DIEGO, CA , April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MyDx, Inc. (OTC:MYDX), a science and technology company and creator of MyDx® (My Diagnostic), the first multi-use handheld chemical analyzer designed for Cannabis professionals and retail consumers to correlate the chemical profile of cannabis with how it makes them feel and which ailments it alleviates, […]

Remembering Miloš Forman, The First Marijuana Comedy Director

You may never have heard of Miloš Forman, but you should have. At least if you think movies about weed are funny, you should have heard of him. Miloš Forman did win two Academy Awards for directing two amazing films, Amadeus (1985) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Next (1976) of course starring Jack Nicholson. But the movie […]

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What’s Next for Cannabis?

CANNABIS CULTURE – I often tell people that “medical marijuana is not a panacea – it won’t necessarily help or cure everything.” However, I take a look at all the conditions that cannabis could be helpful for, and I start thinking, “maybe cannabis isn’t a cure-all, but it does seem to look that way!” And […]

Tallahassee Police Raid Apartment of Florida State Quarterback Deondre Francois Over Marijuana

Last week police in Tallahassee, Florida raided the apartment of Florida State Quarterback Deondre Francois. The police had received a tip that Francois was dealing drugs, specifically marijuana out of the apartment which lead the police to eventually raiding the student athlete’s apartment. The Tallahassee police reportedly conducted surveillance on Francois’ home for two months […]

Inside the 420 Magic Bus Experience

Wondering what to do this 420? Check out the Magic Bus Experience for a unique event rolling into Los Angeles. The post Inside the 420 Magic Bus Experience appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Juliet Bennett Rylah Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

What 3 Things Make the PAX 3 the Sexiest Vape on the Planet?

Sex appeal. That’s what it’s all about with the PAX 3. It’s sleek, it’s compact, it’s minimalist… the iPhone of vaporizers. But where did this unique design come from? Why does it give off this feeling of style? The Californian based PAXLabs has got the branding for the PAX 3 spot on, and it is […]

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesWednesday, April 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency (New York Times (AP)) // Scotts Miracle-Gro Announces $450 Million Acquisition of Sunlight Supply as Hawthorne Sales Slump (New Cannabis Ventures ) // California warns legal pot sellers not to participate in unlicensed […]

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Cannabis Intellectual Property Licensing: How to Avoid Litigation

Licensing agreements can get complicated. Start with who owns what. We’ve written extensively about the potential pitfalls of intellectual property (“IP”) licensing deals, which are prolific within the cannabis industry. (For a few select articles, try here, here and here). Recently, news broke of another licensing-related lawsuit, this time involving Tommy Chong. According to the […]

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Maricann Subsidiary, Commences Hemp Operations in Germany

TORONTO, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI)(FRANKFURT:75M)(OTCQB:MRRCF) (“Maricann” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the first seeds will be planted today on its contract farmed 164 hectares (~405 acre) of agricultural land in Saxony, Germany, through Mariplant GmbH a 95% owned subsidiary of the Company focused on nutraceutical non-THC […]

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PUF Ventures Provides Update on Cannvas MedTech Inc.

VANCOUVER, April 18, 2018 /CNW/ – PUF Ventures Inc. (“PUF” or the “Company”) (CSE:PUF) (Frankfurt:PU3) (OTC:PUFXF), an advanced Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”) license applicant, is pleased to provide an update regarding its spin out company Cannvas MedTech Inc.‘s (“MTEC” or the “Cannvas”) Plan of Arrangement which closed on January 16, 2018. […]

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Replacing alcohol with marijuana may prevent dementia

While alcohol is one of America’s favorite inebriating substances, it also puts users at a greater risk for dementia, according to a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. In the report, researchers said that alcohol was one of the most preventable risk factors in the development of nearly every type of dementia, including […]

Have Chronic Pain? A Medical Cannabis Clinic Can Help

Many patients suffering from chronic pain have known about the benefits of medical marijuana for some time. If you’ve tried other treatments with little to no success, it might be time to try something new. See how a medical cannabis clinic can help ease your chronic pain. Go to Source Author: Administrator Puffin’ On Some […]

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Could this be the first cannabis-based drug to get FDA approval?

The first cannabis-based drug to get FDA approval could be a strawberry-flavored, oral CBD solution designed for kids with epilepsy. Nearly a year ago, UK drug manufacturer GW Pharmaceuticals filed its breakthrough epilepsy treatment for approval by U.S. regulators. The drug, Epidiolex, is derived from cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive constituent of the cannabis plant. […]

Marijuana tech firm MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017

The storms MassRoots weathered in 2017 have set the marijuana tech firm adrift in a $44 million sea of red. A review of MassRoots Inc.’s annual filing made Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission provides a portrait of a negative-net-worth company that is burning through cash, missing IRS payments and SEC reporting deadlines, […]

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How to Celebrate 4/20 in a Non-Legal State

Not going to make it to any of the excellent and legal 4/20 events in America? Stuck in an illegal state? Have no fear, we’ve got you covered! There’s still plenty of things you can do to celebrate cannabis on its biggest day. Here’s how you can make the most out of 4/20 this year […]

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Alaska Cannabis Deals

Find some of the best 4/20 deals on cannabis products and accessories in Alaska dispensaries with the Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20. The post The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Alaska Cannabis Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Nevada Cannabis Deals

Find some of the best 4/20 deals on cannabis products and accessories in Nevada dispensaries with the Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20. The post The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Nevada Cannabis Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Colorado Cannabis Deals

Find some of the best 4/20 deals on cannabis products and accessories in Colorado dispensaries with the Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20. The post The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Colorado Cannabis Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Massachusetts Prepares for Adult-Use

Last month, the Cannabis Control Commission, the regulatory body overseeing the state’s newest industry, finalized their regulations for the market. At the beginning of this month, the state began accepting applications for business licenses. Now with the full implementation of adult-use sales on the horizon, businesses, regulators, consumers and local governments are preparing themselves for […]

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Arizona Cannabis Deals

Find some of the best 4/20 deals on cannabis products and accessories in Arizona dispensaries with the Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20. The post The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Arizona Cannabis Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Oregon Cannabis Deals

Find some of the best 4/20 deals on cannabis products and accessories in Oregon dispensaries with the Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20. The post The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Oregon Cannabis Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Xanthic Biopharma Inc. Approved to List on the CSE

Le 17 avril/April 2018 — /D.M.O. Newswire/ — The common shares of Xanthic Biopharma Inc. have been approved for listing on the CSE. Listing and disclosure documents will be available at www.thecse.com on the listing date. Xanthic Biopharma Inc., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, Xanthic Biopharma Limited, provides valuable intellectual property to cannabis industry participants […]

The Shatterizer Concentrate Vaporizer

A fan of marijuana concentrate vaporizers and looking for the latest and greatest that is available out there right now? Check out this review of the very slick and powerful Shatterizer cannabis concentrate vaporizer. Shatterizer, who’s vape pens are famous worldwide among enthusiasts for their excellent delivery system for concentrates as well as for their […]

Federal Legislation to Legalize Hemp Advances to Senate Floor

Federal legislation that would legalize industrial hemp across the United States has rapidly advanced to the Senate floor. Filed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), the proposed law (the Hemp Farming Act of 2018) would remove hemp from the federal controlled substances list, effectively legalizing its cultivation and production. In no small part due […]

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Cannabis Deals of 2018

Stocking up for the 4/20 weekend? Make sure you’re getting your money’s worth with our Buyer’s Guide to 4/20 cannabis deals on products and accessories. The post The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Cannabis Deals of 2018 appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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From Barrels to Buds: Calgary Banker Abandons Crude for Pot

In the boardroom at his former merchant bank office in Calgary, Sonny Mottahed is taking down a black-and-white photo of the wooden derricks over Spindletop, the historic crude find that started the Texas oil boom. In its place, he’s hanging a photo of the “HOLLYWOOD” sign vandalized to read “Hollyweed,” a playful riff on the […]

Smoking Marijuana With Family Members

Smoking or consuming other types of marijuana products with one’s family members can be quite an experience, potentially both good and bad. From the anxiety caused by bringing up the subject, (especially with strict parents or straight laced siblings) to the almost guaranteed awkwardness of that first session, it’s very likely going to be a […]

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420, Lovecraft, Crowley, and Hashish connections!

CANNABIS CULTURE – H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) the oddball impoverished writer of pulp horror fiction, whose work only came to know success after his untimely demise, left a curious story about a time shifting plant and 4:20. As noted by occultist Victor Cypert,  a passage from the story from Lovecraft could be another possible origin for the […]

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Pennsylvania Adjusts Medical Cannabis Program

On Monday, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine announced plans to allow patients access to whole plant, dried flower, as well as more qualifying conditions. The move reverses the previous rule permitting dispensaries to sell only processed forms of cannabis, which some say limited access and kept costs high for patients. According to the Marijuana […]

Digipath’s Chief Science Officer’s Research on Cannabis Cultivar Classification Featured in Cannabis Science and Technology Magazine

LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Digipath, Inc. (DIGP), a service-oriented independent testing laboratory and media firm focused on the developing cannabis market, is pleased to announce that research by its Chief Science Officer, Dr. Cindy Orser, published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Natural Products Chemistry & Research, has been featured in Cannabis Science and Technology Magazine’s first issue released March 2018. […]

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Applied BioSciences Expands Distribution through LeafLink

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 17, 2018 / Applied BioSciences Corp. (OTC:APPB), a diversified cannabinoid therapeutics company focused on the medical, bioceutical and pet health industries, today announced that it has commenced sales of its hemp-derived CBD products on LeafLink’s industry-leading B2B e-commerce platform. Remedi CBD, which the Company launched in March 2018, […]

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Aphria Launches Solei, its First Adult-Use Cannabis Brand

LEAMINGTON, ON, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX:APH) (OTC:APHQF) today introduced its first brand designed for Canada’s new adult-use market, Solei Sungrown Cannabis (“Solei”). Solei has been designed to demystify cannabis and will enable current and novice users alike to control and enrich their cannabis journey, pairing an assortment […]

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Choom Secures Several New Cannabis Retail Opportunities

VANCOUVER, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ – Choom™ (CSE:CHOO) (OTC:CHOOF) (the “Company” or “Choom”) an emerging, fully-integrated cannabis company, is pleased to announce that it has advanced the build-out of its cannabis retail store network. Choom™ has applied to Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (“SLGA”) for cannabis retail permits in 32 Zones across the province. The […]

Crowdfunding Campaigns Focus on Hemp, Helping Others

Hemp was once used in so many ways it was even required to be grown in the early colonial days of the United States. George Washington grew hemp. During World War II, an incentive program provided US farmers an opportunity to grow hemp to provide fibers for the production of canvas used by the military. […]

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesTuesday, April 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // LePage will need to flip votes to sustain veto of the recreational marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald) // Pa. health secretary approves access to whole plant for medical marijuana patients (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) // Rohrabacher Pushes New Marijuana Bill In Wake of […]

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Oregon Cannabis Wage and Hour Basics: Final Paychecks

There are no shortage of employment laws related to cannabis businesses. Cannabis businesses, as part of a highly regulated industry, have a lot of rules to follow. In addition to state regulatory rules, cannabis businesses have to follow a multitude of other state and federal laws specific to employment. Among these, the subset of wage […]

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Canopy and Niagara College Partner to Expand Learning Opportunities

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) or (“the Company”) (TSX:WEED) and Niagara College (“the College”) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to create new experience-based learning opportunities for college students and graduates. This valuable partnership will also support the increased workforce demand at Canopy Growth […]

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Strainprint™ Technologies Ltd. welcomes three leading cannabinoid physicians to its board

Strainprint, the leader in cannabis data & analytics, is pleased to announce that Dr. Caroline MacCallum, Dr. Danial Schecter and Dr. Dean Elterman have joined its Board of Medical Advisors. Strainprint works closely with its medical advisors to support patients, enhance research and to advance the scientific understanding of cannabinoid therapy. With over 400,000 medical records and almost 7 million data […]

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Freedom Leaf Inc. Completes Acquisition of CBD Formulator

LAS VEGAS, NV, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freedom Leaf Inc. (OTC:FRLF), a group of diversified, international, vertically-integrated hemp business and cannabis media companies, consummated its previously-announced acquisition of the Irie CBD Product Line, including virtually all: assets, trademarks, formulating equipment, formulas and products. Irie is a California-based CBD, “Cannabidiol”, product line that, and […]

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Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States. If the two measures pass, Utah and Oklahoma will join 30 other states that have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according […]

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Students need a policy for on-campus medical marijuana

In 2016, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed a law that legalized the use of medical marijuana in the state. In June 2017, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Pennsylvania Department of Health awarded 27 companies licenses to open up dispensaries around the state. According to a report from CNN, medical marijuana is used to reduce […]

New Jersey Artist Monty Has Only Been Outsmoked By Snoop Dogg

With cannabis legalization in California in full effect, it’s no surprise that the market for new businesses in the field is booming. And as we all know, the hip-hop and marijuana crossover has been around as long as the genre itself. So, it’s no surprise when artists come out with their own strains, stamping their […]

HotbAUX: Wuki’s Smoking Playlist

The 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival just wrapped the first of two weekends of global social media domination and live music. The stacked lineup featured newcomers and industry heavyweights alike, with acts such as Brockhampton and Beyoncé setting the stage — and subsequently the trending topics — ablaze. One of the first-timers performing […]

Can All Marijuana Use Be Considered Medicinal?

Can all types of cannabis use actually be categorized as medicinal? Some vocal cannabis proponents are making the case that all marijuana use should in fact be considered medicinal. Seeing very little distinction between recreational and medicinal use, these folks reason that even if one is going to be using marijuana for fun, the numerous […]

How to Celebrate 4/20 on a Budget

With 420 right around the corner, keep your plans fresh and your pockets full with this guide to celebrating on a budget. The post How to Celebrate 4/20 on a Budget appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Elizabeth Enochs Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Pennsylvania Health Department Approves Allowing Patients to Vaporize Whole Plant Marijuana Flowers, Adding Qualifying Conditions to Program

HARRISBURG, Pa.— At a hearing on Monday, the Department of Health approved changes to the Pennsylvania medical marijuana program that were recommended by the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board on April 9. The Department approved the advisory board’s recommendations to allow patients to access medical marijuana flowers for vaporization in addition to the more expensive processed products […]

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Investing in Oregon-Focused Marijuana Stocks

Oregon, unofficially known as the Beaver State, is home to just under 4.2 million people as well as a booming cannabis industry. With companies like Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. (CSE:GLH) (OTC:GLDFF) announcing major business developments in Oregon, it can be hard to ignore the opportunities. While there’s only 15 medical marijuana dispensaries registered by the […]

Pennsyvania Officials Approve Whole Plant Medical Cannabis Use

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health has approved allowing medical cannabis patients to use whole plant cannabis, and has also agreed to expand the state’s list of qualifying conditions. At a hearing on Monday, the Department of Health approved changes to the Pennsylvania medical marijuana program that were recommended by the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board on April […]

Lamar Odom: Substance Abuse And Marijuana

Former NBA star Lamar Odom, best known for his stints with the Clippers and Lakers as well as his appearances on reality TV, has famously struggled with drug addiction. Odom overdosed on crack cocaine at a brothel in Nevada and eventually wound up in a coma back in 2015, a well publicized event that lead to […]

Weekly Legislative Schedule: Bills in CA, CO, LA, NH, and SC Get Hearings

Cannabis Legislation This Week: California Considers Electronic Pot Payments, Colorado May Soon Deliver the Goods Politicians in California, Colorado, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and South Carolina will ponder some rather potent legislation for the week of April 16, 2018. In cannabis policy reform, Southern California lawmakers will talk “event” licensing, tax payments, resentencing of prior cannabis […]

Friendlier Feds Change the Game for Cannabis Stocks

Trump’s Friday announcement of a more hands-off federal approach to legal cannabis sent stocks soaring. Here’s how to play it. The post Friendlier Feds Change the Game for Cannabis Stocks appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Alan Brochstein, The Cannabis Capitalist Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

A Thought Experiment: What if Social Toking Replaced Drinking?

What would our society look like if cannabis replaced alcohol as the socially acceptable means of celebrating, unwinding, and getting loose on the weekends? Let’s have a look at the evidence for this thought experiment. Alcohol is almost twice as addictive as cannabis, and nicotine is about three times more addictive than cannabis. Cannabis use […]

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Marrone Bios Biofungicide Cleared for Use on Cannabis

DAVIS, Calif., April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, is pleased to announce that Regalia, its flagship biofungicide for control of powdery mildew and other plant diseases, has been […]

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Medicine Man Provides a First Quarter 2018 Financial Outlook

Denver, CO, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medicine Man Technologies Inc. (OTC:MDCL) (“Medicine Man Technologies” or “Company”), one of the United States‘ leading cannabis branding and consulting companies today provided preliminary financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, an update on new client activity, and insight as to recent federal developments. The […]

Analysis: Few Ways Out of Arkansas’ Medical Cannabis Stalemate

By Andrew DeMillo LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Weeks after he effectively halted the launch of Arkansas’ medical marijuana program, a judge is urging officials to find a way to resume evaluating applications. That’s going to be easier said than done. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen last week encouraged the state’s Medical Marijuana Commission […]

A Look Inside The Cannabis Swag From This Year’s Oscars

For the first time in its storied history, the Academy Awards gifted some attending celebrities with cannabis swag bags at this year’s Oscars ceremony. An artisanal marijuana company named Flow Kana was tapped for the job of providing fifty lucky celebs with the marijuana swag, which included actual cannabis from a variety of different strains […]

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Does Medical Marijuana Increase Your Heart Rate?

Although most people do not experience any real negative side effects when using medical marijuana, studies have shown the herb does cause an increased heart rate in some people. This thumping derivative of the doobie is just par for the course for most, but for others, a pounding chest is enough to convince them that […]

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Aurora Gains Exclusive License to Sub-Lingual Wafer Technology

EDMONTON, SASKATOON and HAMILTON, ON, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ – Aurora Cannabis Inc. (“Aurora”) (TSX:ACB) (OTC:ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM), CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (“CanniMed”) (TSX:CMED) and CTT Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc., (“CTT”) (OTC:CTTH) announced today that further to the CanniMed/CTT news release of February 17, 2017, the companies have entered into a three-way agreement that provides […]

State Regulators, Canna Operators and Testing Experts Gather to Evaluate the Cannabis Industry at the Canna West Summit

The Summit will bring regulators, policymakers and testing experts together with cannabis operators to share best practices. After three successful Cannabis Compliance Summit on the east and west coast, Infocast is proud to announce the return of the Canna West: Compliance, Testing & Product Safety Summit, taking place on June 5-7, 2018 in Redondo Beach, […]

Chief Scientists and Clinicians Share Latest Insights and Research at the Cannabinoid Therapeutics Symposium

The summit will gather biomedical researchers, clinicians, scientists and more to provide the latest research on cannabis and ECS-based medicine. After a series of successful Cannabis Compliance Summits on the West and East Coast, Infocast is announcing the Cannabinoid Therapeutics Symposium, the definitive cannabinoid biomedical research conference in North America, scheduled for June 6 – […]

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Monday, April 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesMonday, April 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Trump To Support Major Marijuana Legislation (Marijuana Moment) // Players free to smoke weed as dispensary sponsors Las Vegas soccer team (Las Vegas Sun) // $15M marijuana facility opens near Reno (Las Vegas Review-Journal) These headlines are brought to you by […]

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MedReleaf Adds PINs to its Medical Cannabis Products

MARKHAM, ON, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ – MedReleaf Corp. (TSX:LEAF) (“MedReleaf” or the “Company”), Canada‘s first and only ISO 9001 and ICH-GMP certified cannabis producer, today announced the introduction of Product Identification Numbers, or “PINs”, for 57 of its unique medical cannabis products including dried flower, oils and capsules. With this announcement, MedReleaf continues to […]

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Cannabis Countdown Update: Alameda and Marin Counties

Alameda and Marin Counties are moving ahead, slowly. Our offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles constantly get calls from entrepreneurs looking to launch or expand their cannabis businesses. By far, one of the most challenging aspects for any attorney advising clients in the cannabis industry is staying up to date on all the developments […]

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Maricann Group Inc. Receives Export Permit From Health Canada

TORONTO, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI) (FRANKFURT:75M) (OTC:MRRCF) (“Maricann” or “the Company”), is pleased to announce that on Friday April 13th, 2018, its wholly owned subsidiary, Maricann Inc. received an export permit from Health Canada for a shipment of dried cannabis flower to Germany. This is the first export permit […]

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Canada: Aurora Cannabis gains rights to orally dissolvable thin film wafer technology

Aurora Cannabis Inc., CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. and CTT Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc., announced today that further to the CanniMed/CTT news release of February 17, 2017, the companies have entered into a three-way agreement that provides Aurora, through its ownership of CanniMed, with joint exclusivity on the distribution in Canada of CTT’s novel, patented drug delivery technologies. This collaboration includes the licensing […]

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Louisiana veterans advocate for medical cannabis

Four veterans representing countless others have been sticking their necks out to advocate for the legalization of medical cannabis in Louisiana. Bud Clark of Longville served in the US Navy from 1972 to 1975, Paul Bonial of Alexandria served in the Louisiana Army National Guard and then the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1992, Tony […]

Can Anyone Go to a Medical Cannabis Clinic?

If you’re considering the use of medical marijuana for your illness, you no doubt have a few questions about where you need to go to obtain this authorization. In order to receive medical marijuana, you’ll need to visit a medical cannabis clinic. Although anyone can go, it’s not without its complications. Here’s what you need […]

Tommy Chong’s Life-long Fight For Legalization

The one and only Tommy Chong has spent a good amount of his life fighting for the legalization of marijuana in the U.S.and Canada. In a candid interview with W5’s Kevin Newman, he talks about the outlaw aspect of using cannabis, the thrill of illegally getting high, his ongoing advocacy for marijuana legalization, as well […]

The Smart Bets Big on Marijuana: A $75 Billion Market by 2030?

The “green rush” has fully gripped Wall Street and investors. Even with a recent pullback, many of the largest publicly traded marijuana stocks by market cap have seen their share prices soar by more than 1,000% over the trailing-two-year period. Read more https://i.redd.it/pn0cjbo234s01.png submitted by /u/1Dab2Dabs3DabsFloor [link] [comments] Go to Source Author: /u/1Dab2Dabs3DabsFloor Puffin’ On […]

Sen. Gardner Stops Blocking DOJ Nominees After Positive Discussion with Trump Concerning Marijuana

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner out of Colorado was furious over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to rescind the Cole Memo in January which implied that the Department of Justice would be prosecuting state legal marijuana businesses and consumers. Sen. Gardner had endorsed President Trump during his campaign to become president especially considering Trump promised to […]

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California Cannabis: Scams and Schemes of the Week, Part 2

Welcome back to “California Cannabis: Scams and Schemes of the Week.” We are publishing this series to shed light on the unscrupulousness of certain attorneys, consultants, and operators in the California cannabis industry, with the goal of establishing a more ethical and regulated industry in the state. You can find last week’s post here. Scam #1: Attorneys […]

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Author Spotlight: What’s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant?

What’s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant?is a unique problem-solving book catered to marijuana growers that provides an effective visual guide to growing marijuana. David Deardorff and Kathryn Wasworth, authors of What’s Wrong With My Houseplant?, and What’s Wrong With My Plant? (And How Do I Fix It?), outdid themselves this time with a user-friendly guide […]

Washington’s Liquor and Cannabis Board’s Slow Data Reporting Leaves State’s Current Marijuana Market Unknowable

Reporting on Washington State’s legal marijuana market is slow-going, with data released by the Liquor and Cannabis Board being months behind other states. Washington’s Liquor and Cannabis Board, which oversees the state’s legal marijuana industry, operates a neat and fairly comprehensive Marijuana Dashboard which has detailed statistical information regarding marijuana sales, licensing and production. The […]

Nine Of The Most Marijuana Friendly Careers

With marijuana legalization spreading across the country at a fast pace, it is hoped by many that attitudes towards those that use cannabis change for the better. Even in states where recreational marijuana has been legalized, it is difficult to escape the stigma associated with its use especially when it comes to finding employment. With […]

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Are Bongs the Best Way to Smoke Weed?

Yes, bongs are and always will be the best way to smoke marijuana. You can try to come up with as many alternative facts as you want but, in my opinion, the bong is the superior way to smoke marijuana. Bongs, more technically known as water pipes, are scientifically designed to get you high and […]

Here are the occupations that use the most cannabis in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a study that lists the occupations in which marijuana use is the most common. In a group of 10,169 adults in the state, 14.6% self-reported current marijuana use. On the top of that list? Not surprising for anyone who has worked in these industries: food services took the […]

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Cryoptocurrency and Cannabis: A Difficult Relationship

Not just yet. Two of the biggest buzzwords of 2018 have been cyrptocurrency and cannabis. Both industries have seen an tremendous influx of investment from people trying to capitalize on these new business ideas. Almost every week, I see a new event pop up for people who are interested in finding the synergies between these […]

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Conservative Senators Sharing Anti-Cannabis Propaganda After Visit With Jeff Sessions

Last week, the Straight reported that three Canadian senators took a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with anti-legalization groups and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions—the same man who, in 2016, uttered the words, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” It’s bad enough that three unelected officials decided to waste taxpayer dollars seeking out the advice of a prohibitionist, but […]

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Lamar Odom Says Marijuana Helped Him Recover from Crack Addiction — Here’s What Experts Say

Lamar Odom, who has battled crack cocaine addiction, recently stated that he found marijuana was helpful in his treatment and recovery for substance abuse. “While going through rehab, I discovered certain strains that support wellness,” the former NBA star, 38, who is investing in a new marijuana business, told The Blast. “Friends, associates, and ex-teammates […]

What Would Shirju Do? April 13, 2018

This is your sneak preview of events and shows happening in Los Angeles for the upcoming week! No FOMO, no problem. I’m sick of people telling me, “Omg, I wish I knew about this, I would have gone!” My motto is to live in the moment and don’t let any opportunities slip. FOMO means “fear […]

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Hitting The High Notes! Musical Comedy ‘420’ Celebrates Weed

This musical will be high-larious! A musical comedy celebrating the calming power of cannabis will make its Brooklyn debut on April 20 — the unofficial, international holiday designated for marijuana consumption. “420: The Musical,” playing at the Unruly Collective in Bushwick, is a wacky tobacky–celebrating take on a well-known children’s story, said the show’s music […]

Concentrate Review: Sunset Sherbert Sap

Sunset Sherbert Sap provides a mood-enhancing change of perspective for individuals grappling with anxiety or pain. A 60/40 Indica-dominant marijuana sap, this palatable Extract instills some rather uplifting and inspiring effects – while diminishing physical discomfort. In short, Sunset Sherbert Sap by Heavenly Daze is a motivational dab with palliative effects. Appearance: Sunset Sherbet Sap […]

What Are You Smoking? Episode 31: Potent Portables

With a couple months of beach parties, camping trips, day hikes, and more coming soon, we share some of our favorite options for consuming cannabis on the go. The post What Are You Smoking? Episode 31: Potent Portables appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Looking for Cannabis Close to Coachella? Look No Further!

Want your Coachella experience to involve the hot new California treat of legal, adult-use recreational cannabis? Get off the restricted grounds of Coachella Fest and out into fully legalized Coachella Valley! The post Looking for Cannabis Close to Coachella? Look No Further! appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some […]

Trump tells Gardner he’ll protect legal marijuana: Politicians, cannabis industry react

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Monday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference. In a statement that summarized much of the reaction, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), the co-founder of the Congressional Cannabis […]

Statement from SAM President Kevin Sabet Regarding Reported Deal Between President Trump and Senator Cory Gardner 

Contact: Colton Grace Colton@learnaboutsam.org (864) 492-6719 [Alexandria, VA] – Today, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) issued the following statement from SAM President Dr. Kevin Sabet in response to a reported deal between President Donald Trump and Senator Cory Gardner to protect Colorado’s marijuana industry from federal law:   “This discussion is far from over. In the […]

Martellus Bennett Gives His Estimate on Weed Use in NFL

Recently retired NFL Player Martellus Bennett joined the Simms and Lefkoe Podcast earlier this week to discuss his life after football, his opinions on the game, and his thoughts on active players smoking marijuana. Bennett played in the NFL for 10 years for the Giants, Bears, Packers, Cowboys, and New England Patriots. Bennett ended his […]

New Strains Alert: Black Lotus, Jack’s Girl, Deep Breath, and More

Explore new and exciting cannabis strains recently added to Leafly’s database. We are looking at three sets of related strains this week, including Black Lotus, Deep Breath, and more. The post New Strains Alert: Black Lotus, Jack’s Girl, Deep Breath, and More appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Jeremiah Wilhelm Puffin’ On Some […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Trump Makes “States Rights” Cannabis Deal, Sessions Back in Doghouse

Martin Sheen? Or Cory Gardner? Either way, good news! In January 2018, Cory Gardner, Colorado’s junior senator (and Martin Sheen doppelgänger) made news by announcing that he would block Trump Administration Department of Justice appointments after Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo suggesting that U.S. Attorneys could consider prosecution of federal marijuana laws despite […]

Colorado Senator: Trump Plans on Fixing Federal Marijuana Problem ‘Once and for All’

Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner has agreed on a deal with President Trump that would end his boycott of the Department of Justice (DOJ) nomination process over US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ directive to prosecute cannabis-related offenses federally. Gardner responded to Sessions’ January memo that directed federal prosecutors to focus once again on enforcing federal […]

Can Marijuana Products Stop Herpes?

Herpes, also known as the herps, the dreaded god smack, the love bumps, and the Jersey shore special is an all too common disease that unfortunately has no cure. Even though the virus that causes herpes in humans is mainly thought of as a sexually transmitted disease, it can still be passed from person to […]

Albuquerque Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession

Instead of jail time and a criminal penalty fee, police would issue a $25 fine for possession of under an ounce of cannabis. The post Albuquerque Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Texas Moving to Ban the Sale of All CBD Products

AUSTIN, Texas, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Medical Cannabis Association of Texas, (“MCAT”), is urging the Texas Department of State Health Services, (“DSHS”), not to take action on their proposal to ban the sales of all CBD oil products sold in the state of Texas without direction from the Texas Legislature. “DSHS is proposing […]

Majority Of Millennials Consider Cannabis Safer Than Alcohol

According to a recent survey by The Tylt, a relatively new polling website geared towards young people, a significant majority of millennials consider consuming cannabis and related products to be safer than drinking alcohol. With close to 88% of respondents stating that they think that marijuana is safer than alcohol and over 85% confirming that they […]

Louisiana House Backs Medical Marijuana Expansion

Supporters say therapeutic marijuana could help veterans suffering from PTSD and others with severe medical conditions, rather than steering them to addictive opioids. The post Louisiana House Backs Medical Marijuana Expansion appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Trump Administration Pledges to Not Interfere With State Marijuana Laws, Support Federal Legislative Change

President Trump has pledged that the federal government won’t interfere with state laws that legalize marijuana, and says he’ll support legislative efforts to cement this. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) says that he has received commitment from President Donald Trump that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate […]

Breaking Bad Laws, Albuquerque Reduces Pot Possession Penalty

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be a criminal offense in New Mexico’s largest city. Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller signed legislation Thursday, April 12, 2018, amending the city’s criminal code, making low-level pot possession of 1 ounce (28.35 grams) or less without a valid medical cannabis referral a […]

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Is All Cannabis Use Medicinal?

CANNABIS CULTURE – In my mind, the answer to this question is simple. “Yes, all cannabis use is medicinal.” The reasoning for this? Because, even if you’re using cannabis “recreationally”, the cannabinoids and terpenoids in cannabis are working together and providing their health benefits. Lowering inflammation, busting stress, eating a full meal and getting to […]

The Roll-Up #29: Know Your Miranda Rights

This week Dave and Ben wrestle with the future of 4/20, pony up Coachella cannabis tips, and applaud Cynthia Nixon’s Twitter rampage. The post The Roll-Up #29: Know Your Miranda Rights appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Employers and Others Are Concerned by the Potential Increase in Marijuana Use at the Workplace

A survey conducted by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) was analyzed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the study was released by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC) concerning marijuana consumption at the workplace. There is a growing concern by employers and others that the marijuana legalization movement spreading through […]

Louisiana House Votes to Significantly Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Louisiana’s full House of Representatives has voted to expand the state’s medical marijuana program (passed in 2015). The House voted 60 to 39 yesterday to expand the list of qualifying  medical marijuana conditions. Filed by Representative Ted James, the House-approved legislation would add intractable pain, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), severe muscle spasms and Parkinson’s […]

Cross-Breeding and Pollinating Cannabis: An Overview

Fifteen years ago, buying a bag of weed was like rolling the dice. Sometimes, the product was fire, other times, not so much. But with the help of legalization, cannabis has evolved over the last few decades at an incredible rate. Today, thousands of different strains line dispensary shelves each with their own unique terpene […]

Alaska Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp

Alaska Governor Bill Walker has signed into law a bill legalizing industrial hemp. Governor Walker signed Senate Bill 6 today, which was filed by Senator Shelley Hughes. The measure was passed unanimously by both the Senate (18 to 0) and House of Representatives (36 to 0). The new law legalizes industrial hemp by separating hemp from […]

Hemp Oil Produces Meditative Effects, Italy Researchers Find

By Lauren Williams A groundbreaking study performed by a group of Italian scientists found that breathing in hemp essential oil can have calming effects similar to meditation and yoga. This research indicates that the psychological and physical effects of using cannabis products go far beyond THC and CBD content. “It’s not just THC or CBD […]

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Marapharm Ventures Re-Formulates Skin Care Line to Include CBD

KELOWNA, BC, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Marapharm Ventures Inc. (CSE:MDM) (OTC:MRPHF) (FSE:2M0) (“Marapharm” or the “Company”) has re-formulated each of its ten Maragold skin care line products to include organic, high-potency, organic Cannabidiol (“CBD”). Marapharm has taken a discerning approach for the development of its Maragold products and are positioning the Company pending the […]

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Friday, April 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesFriday, April 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Mitch McConnell Introduces Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp (Green Market Report) // While Weedmaps battles state, its executives seek cannabis distribution license in California (Marijuana Business Daily) // Meet Acreage Holdings John Boehner’s New Cannabis Crush (Leafly) Check out the newly […]

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Donald Nickless Resigns from Namaste’s Board

VANCOUVER, B.C., April 13, 2018 — /D.M.O. Newswire/ — Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (OTC:NXTTF)(FRA:M5BQ) announces that due to health reasons, Donald Nickless has resigned from the board of directors and as Chairman of Namaste effective immediately. As a result of Mr. Nickless’ resignation, Sefi Dollinger has been appointed as Chairman of […]

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Aurora Completes First Ever Private Export of Medical Cannabis to Italy

EDMONTON, April 13, 2018 /CNW/ – Aurora Cannabis Inc. (“Aurora”) (TSX:ACB) (OTC:ACBFF) (Frankfurt:21P) (WKN:A1C4WM) today announced the successful delivery of the first ever batch of privately exported medical cannabis from Canada to the Italian government through its wholly-owned German subsidiary Pedanios GmbH. Following the successful delivery, the products have now been distributed to Italian Pharmacies. […]

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Maricann Group Announces Definitive Agreement for Haxxon Acquisition

TORONTO, April 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI) (FRANKFURT:75M) (OTC:MRRCF) (“Maricann” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement with respect to the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Haxxon AG (“Haxxon”). The acquisition of Haxxon forms a critical element of the Company’s European expansion strategy. […]

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Can you treat back pain with cannabis topicals?

Is it possible to treat back pain with cannabis topicals? There are several articles and products online that claim you can treat back pain with cannabis topicals. We’re here to make the capabilities of cannabis topicals clear as distillate. That way you can purchase the right cannabis products for your specific needs on the first try. […]

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Medical Cannabis

While regular users and those working in a medical marijuana clinic understand the therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis, not everybody is aware of how many even exist. You may find yourself surprised by these seven health benefits. Go to Source Author: Administrator Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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LA Kush

Information about LA Kush: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time This soothing and delicious strain was raised on the California coast, and has grown to become one of the most sought-after plants on the coast. LA Kush has a bit of an unknown past, which has no influence on its likeability and […]

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Sour Candy

Information about Sour Candy: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time Sour Candy is a happiness-inducing and fruity hybrid strain with strong sativa dominant qualities. This strain was created from two top-notch parents trains, which is no wonder why it is such an enjoyable bud in its own right. This hybrid grows tall […]

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What are the Best Foods to Smoke Out of?

Apple Pipe Ah, the classic apple pipe is one of the best foods to smoke out of. This was one of the first things I smoked out of, and was my go-to smoking implement for much of my high school years. Why not? Apples are easy to obtain, they’re easy to poke holes into, they’re […]

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Opioid and Marijuana

Opioid Addiction is on the Rise Combining Opioids and Marijuana for Addiction Treatment Drug abuse in the United States is increasing rapidly with billions of dollars being spent on this habit. Opioid abuse is a growing problem worldwide, so more people are becoming aware of this health concern. Opioids are frequently prescribed to patients as […]

Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana, Judge Rules

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians critical of the state’s implementation of medical cannabis applauded a circuit court ruling Wednesday that allows a Tampa man to grow his own plants. Leon County Judge Karen Gievers said that Joseph Redner is entitled under Florida law to possess, grow, and use cannabis for juicing. Redner was prescribed to […]

Cynthia Nixon: Legalizing Marijuana is a Racial Justice Issue

By Chris Carola ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A week after telling two interviewers her support for legalizing recreational use of marijuana in New York was revenue-based, Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon said Wednesday, April 11, 2018, that it’s foremost a racial justice issue for her. The “Sex and the City” star posted a 90-second […]

Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol

Everyone knows millennials love marijuana. Now, a handful of polls by The Tylt back up that claim — and the numbers are staggering. In a study which polled over 6,000 millenial-aged users, 84% believe marijuana should be legalized. Other cannabis-related findings from the The Tylt: Related Articles Denver has more spare bedrooms than ever, but using […]

Your Down-Low Guide to Cannabis at Coachella

Heading to Coachella but aren’t sure what the cannabis policy is (or how festival attendees successfully navigate around it)? Here are some insider tips to help put you at ease. The post Your Down-Low Guide to Cannabis at Coachella appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dante Jordan Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

The Best 4/20 Events in Major Cannabis Markets

4/20 is right around the corner. Celebrate your favorite cannabis holiday with these cool events in major markets. The post The Best 4/20 Events in Major Cannabis Markets appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Hannah Meadows Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Oregon County Aims to Increase Marijuana enforcement

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon county is trying to crack down on illegal cannabis production by hiring two enforcement officers, and to limit new legal grows by considering a pause on the processing of applications to produce cannabis. The move on Wednesday by the Deschutes County Commissioners marks the latest effort by some Oregon […]

Cops Dismissed After Claiming Mice Ate Missing Marijuana

You really can’t make this stuff up! Eight Argentinian police officers from the town of Pilar found themselves out of a job after claiming that some rogue mice had eaten over half a ton of marijuana that had been seized by local authorities. When asked what happened to the missing cannabis, four of the officers […]

Cyclist Bikes 19k Miles To Dispel ‘Lazy Stoner’ Stereotype

Avid cyclist and marijuana enthusiast, Roger Boyd of Bristol, England, has been hoping to make a statement about cannabis and its users. His ultimate objective is dispelling the myth of the lazy stoner that’s unfortunately all too prevalent across the globe. In his effort to change people’s perceptions about marijuana users for the better, Boyd […]

Hemp Farming Act of 2018 introduced by Sen. Mitch McConnell

Hemp could be made whole again — and explicitly legal — under a new bill introduced Thursday by the leader of the U.S. Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act of 2018 aims to establish hemp as an agricultural commodity, protect state regimes, add crop insurance, and bolster research. And right off the […]

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Trigg Labs Launches Hemptation Organic Hemp Lube

Trigg Laboratories, the maker of Wet Lubricants, is giving hemp lovers another reason to celebrate with the launch of a new line of organic hemp-infused lubricants. Hemptation, set to hit store shelves for purchase this month, is a tongue-in-cheek nod to combining two timeless methods for relaxation and release – hemp and sex. The all-natural […]

Alberta’s Updated Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know

The amendments would make it so that cannabis shops would be prohibited from using medical terms such as pharmacy, dispensary, apothecary, drug store, medicine, medicinal, health, therapeutic, or clinic. The post Alberta’s Updated Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Harrison Jordan Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

Oregon County Aims to Step Up Cannabis Enforcement

The move by the Deschutes County Commissioners marks the latest effort by some Oregon counties to control the legal marijuana industry that they say is growing too fast. The post Oregon County Aims to Step Up Cannabis Enforcement appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

Maine Senate Signs Off On Legal Marijuana Sales In State

By Marina Villeneuve  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would eventually allow legal marijuana sales in the state, setting the stage for lawmakers to have enough support to avert a potential veto by Republican Gov. Paul LePage. The Senate backed the new compromise legislation 24-10. The legislation had […]

Two doctors invested $1.1 million in a Colorado hemp-oil company. Their money ended up funding a Costa Rican wildlife refuge.

Two Florida physicians have sued the owner of Full Spectrum Nutrition in Colorado Springs, claiming their $1.1 million investment in the marketer of cannabinoid-rich hemp extracts and products went instead to a Costa Rican wildlife refuge. Dr. Josse Anthony Mazo and his wife, Dr. Maritza Rascos, both of Melbourne, Fla., have sued John Michael Merritt […]

Israel Agrees to Export Its Cannabis

After months of playing the “will they or won’t they” game, Israel, the Ross and Rachel of cannabis exports, has agreed to ship marijuana beyond its borders. Last month, Marijuana.com reported that Israeli cannabis companies were threatening to take their business elsewhere due to a hold on any potential exports by the federal government. The […]

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HempAmericana Secures Initial Hemp Material for Extraction

NEW YORK, April 12, 2018 — /D.M.O. Newswire/ — HempAmericana, Inc. (OTC:HMPQ) (“HempAmericana” or the “Company”) is excited to announce that the Company has now fully secured sufficient hemp input supplies to fuel extraction and processing operations at its state-of-the-art Augusta CBD Oil facility for 2018 CBD Oil production activity. According to management, the Company […]

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesThursday, April 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Maine Senate joins House in passing recreational marijuana bill by veto-proof majority (Portland Press Herald) // Arkansas Pauses Marijuana Dispensary Applications’ Review (U.S. News & World Report (AP)) // Quebec Finalizes Cannabis Supply Agreements with 6 Producers (New Cannabis Ventures) These […]

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MedReleaf Acquires 1 million Square Foot Greenhouse

MARKHAM, ON, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ – MedReleaf Corp. (TSX:LEAF) (“MedReleaf” or the “Company”), Canada‘s first and only ISO 9001 and ICH-GMP certified cannabis producer, today announced that it has closed its previously announced agreement to acquire 1 million square feet of existing greenhouse infrastructure on a 69 acre property in Exeter, Ontario (“Exeter Facility”) […]

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Cannabis Trademarks in Canada are Attainable, Even for U.S. Companies

Some U.S. companies are looking north for trademark protection With U.S. federal trademarks being impossible to obtain for cannabis goods and services that violate the Controlled Substances Act, my trademark clients are beginning to ask questions about their options for international trademark protection. Canada, having legalized cannabis and being our closest neighbor, is usually one […]

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Sunniva Inc. Receives All Temporary State Licenses in California

VANCOUVER, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Sunniva Inc. (“Sunniva” or the “Company”) (CSE:SNN) (OTC:SNNVF) is pleased to announce that its US subsidiaries have recently received all the necessary State of California temporary licenses (the “Licenses”) for phase one and two for its purpose built state-of-the-art greenhouse cultivation facilities in Cathedral City, California (the “Sunniva California […]

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Chocolate Thunder

Information about Chocolate Thunder: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time This hybrid strain is a fun recreational bud that can be enjoyed during the day, as it affects us by energizing us and is focus-inducing. This bud his fruity but also chocolatey, and has minimal adverse reactions, but can make your mouth […]

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Chong Star

Information about Chong Star: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time This hybrid plant has a history that is shrouded in mystery, and is famous for this. Chong Star is an uplifting and happiness-inducing hybrid strain with balanced effects that will leave you to feel creative and euphoric at the same time. Chong […]

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Canna Cribs: Episode 2

Canna Cribs: Episode 2 Propagation Vegetation Flowering Curing Trimming Extraction Processing In this episode, Nate from Grower’s House takes a trip to Spokane, Washington to see one of the most successful growing operations there: Grow Op Farms or Phat Panda. In fact, Phat Panda is the top producer and processor in Washington state. It encompasses […]

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Tourette’s Syndrome and Medical Marijuana

Tourette’s Syndrome: What is Tourette Syndrome? What Causes Tourette Syndrome? Genetics Environment Other Health Conditions Symptoms of Tourette Syndrome Current Treatments for Tourette Syndrome CBD and Tourette Syndrome Medical Research on Medical Marijuana and Tourette Syndrome CBD vs. THC How to take Medical Marijuana for Tourette Syndrome Growing Your Own Tourette Syndrome Medication According to […]

Arkansas Pauses Marijuana Dispensary Applications’ Review

By Andrew DeMillo LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas regulators have stopped reviewing applications from businesses that want to sell medical marijuana, weeks after a judge struck down the state’s licensing process for growing the drug. A spokesman for the Department of Finance and Administration said Wednesday the Medical Marijuana Commission’s review of dispensary applications […]

Leafly’s Highly Opinionated Guide to Coachella: The Cannabis!

If you want to experience the hot new California treat of legal, adult-use recreational cannabis, get off the restricted grounds of Coachella Fest and out into the general Coachella Valley, where numerous legal cannabis adventures await you. The post Leafly’s Highly Opinionated Guide to Coachella: The Cannabis! appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: […]

Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana

A judge gave the 77-year-old patient permission to grow, possess, and use medical cannabis for juicing purposes to help prevent a relapse of lung cancer. The post Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Allen Maldonado of “The Last O.G.” is the next O.G.

The evening before the world premiere of “The Last O.G.,” Tracy Morgan’s new show on TBS, I was invited to an exclusive private screening by cast member Allen Maldonado. You may recognize him from “Black-ish” and a slew of other gigs on both the small and silver screen. Not only was I honored, but I […]

Strain Review: Mourning Breath

Cannabis consumers come in many forms, so we’ve included multiple points of view in our strain reviews. Our longtime reviewers Monterey Bud and Duke London join Managing Editor Lesley Nickus and “Antonio” from the media department. Today, they’ll be reviewing Mourning Breath by Golden State Cultivators. Test results were not submitted with this sample. Monterey […]

Cynthia Nixon: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is a Racial Issue

“We have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity,” said the actor and candidate New York governor. The post Cynthia Nixon: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is a Racial Issue appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

Hong Kong’s Youth Embraces Marijuana

Despite China‘s very strict and draconian laws against cannabis possession and use, Hong Kong’s rebellious youth has been throwing caution to the wind and lighting up whenever they can. While possession of the herb can potentially lead to imprisonment for seven years and cost you over $100k in associated fines, those found actually growing the […]

Former US House Speaker To Promote Legalizing Marijuana

By Dan Sewell  CINCINNATI (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization as a way to help veterans and the nation’s deadly opioid crisis. The Ohio Republican, an avid cigarette smoker, has joined the advisory board of Acreage […]

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8 Marijuana Stocks You Can Buy on Stockpile

Not everybody wants to throw thousands of dollars into marijuana stocks. Some beginner investors are looking to throw in an even $100 and see what happens. But what if you wanted to buy $100 worth of GW Pharmaceuticals Plc. (NASDAQ:GWPH)? Through a traditional online broker like E*Trade or Ally, that could be difficult given the […]

Mormon Church Opposes Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative

By Brady McCombs SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church came out against a medical marijuana ballot initiative in Utah on Tuesday as opposition mounts against the proposal that would allow people with certain medical conditions access to pot. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement Tuesday that drugs […]

How Much Does Cannabis Cost in California?

When it comes to the price of weed in California, we’ll have to wait a bit longer for conclusive data to come in from adult use sales. Much of the first two months of data are still being pulled and analyzed. However, tons of anecdotal reports and semi-real time tracking sites give us an idea […]

Citibank Fights Use Of ‘Citidank’ Name

Financial giant Citibank has reached out to a California dispensary over their use of the similar name of ‘Citidank’ for their cannabis business. With a tag line stating they are there for “all your danking needs,” you can probably see why the bank may have been a bit miffed about the dispensary’s chosen moniker. Other […]

Interview: Azizi Gibson is the Future

Being an independent hip-hop artist with no real place to call home, Azizi Gibson decided early on he would conform to no one but himself. With that comes the confidence in speaking his mind and standing up for what’s right, always telling the hard-hitting truth no matter what. This year has proven to be no […]

John Boehner Joins Cannabis Company’s Advisory Board

The announcement marks the former House Speaker, who once said he was “unalterably opposed to legalization” as the highest-ranking Republican to both embrace cannabis reform and join the industry. The post John Boehner Joins Cannabis Company’s Advisory Board appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Cannabis Scheduling: The FDA Wants to Hear From You

Through April 23, the US Food and Drug Administration is asking for public comment on the classification of cannabis. The post Cannabis Scheduling: The FDA Wants to Hear From You appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Ben Adlin Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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5 Canadian Licensed Producers Providing Cannabis to Quebec

Before the open this morning, Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH) (OTC:APHQF) and several other Canadian Licensed Producers of cannabis announced that they had entered into commercial agreements with the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) to be the preferred supplier of cannabis products for the Quebec market. The agreements are conditional on the adoption by the federal […]

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesWednesday, April 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Maine House Passes New Attempt At Rules For Retail Marijuana Market (Maine Public) // Mormon Church Opposes Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative (U.S. News & World Report (AP)) // We Don’t Have The Resources To Police Marijuana Dispensaries,’ Sessions Allegedly Admits To […]

Former Speaker of the House John Boehner, who opposed legalization, joins marijuana firm’s board

The U.S. marijuana industry has a new spokesman: John Boehner, R-Ohio. The former House speaker has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a company that cultivates, processes and dispenses cannabis in 11 U.S. states. Boehner’s endorsement, after saying nine years ago he was “unalterably opposed” to legalization, could be considered a watershed event: Marijuana […]

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Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. Partners with DOPE Media

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. (OTC:LBUY) (“Leafbuyer”), a leading cannabis technology platform, announced today its new partnership with DOPE Media, a highly-respected media veteran in the legal cannabis industry. This new partnership will expand the reach of Leafbuyer’s deals platform to millions of new cannabis users across North America. Leafbuyer, known as the leading […]

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Valens GroWorks Creates Valens Farms subsidiary

VANCOUVER, April 11, 2018 /CNW/ – Valens GroWorks Corp. (CSE:VGW) (the “Company” or “Valens”), a multi-licensed, vertically integrated cannabis company specializing in extraction, processing and premium quality cultivation is pleased to announce the creation of a new subsidiary company, Valens Farms, to commercially produce premium quality specialty-strain cannabis using dedicated, sustainable monocropping technology, and to […]

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Washington Cannabis Processors Must Acquire Endorsement to Produce Edibles

As of April 1, 2018, Washington marijuana processors are required to hold a special endorsement from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) to make marijuana-infused edibles (MIEs). This requirement follows from the WSDA’s appointment to share regulatory authority over MIEs with the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB). The WSDA’s Food Safety Program regulates, […]

Where Will Marijuana Be Sold Once It’s Legal?

The liberal government tabled legislation to legalize marijuana by July 2018, and though it’s been slightly delayed, it’s still happening soon. Many people are wondering where they’ll be able to buy recreational marijuana once it’s legalized.  Go to Source Author: Administrator Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

3 arrested after Boulder cannabis oil explosion, police say

Paul Aiken, Daily Camera Boulder police and firefighters investigate a house explosion on the 4600 block of Macky Way in Boulder on March 15. Boulder County Sheriff Henry William Frost Boulder County Sheriff Thomas Luecke Show Caption of Expand Three people have been arrested in connection with a house explosion last month after police determined the fire […]

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Lemon Bubble

Information about Lemon Bubble: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time Lemons are such a staple in every kitchen. Their tanginess can bring life to a tired soul that’s been bombarded by the daily hassles of stress. In fact, one does not even need to add the citrus as an ingredient. Just merely […]

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Canna Cribs: Episode 1

Canna Cribs: Episode 1: Propagation Vegetation & Flowering Curing On his quest to find the best growing operations around, Nate, owner of Grower’s House, starts his journey with Elite Garden at the place they call “Glass House.” According to Nate, Glass House is one of the most sophisticated growing operations in the world. As the […]

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Canada Will Impose Strict Laws on the Promotion and Branding of Cannabis

April 10, 2018, Canada Canadian laws regarding recreational marijuana becoming clearer as the country heads to its legal business in few months. As per the latest legalization provision disclosed by the government, the law will prohibit celebrities from endorsing and marketing marijuana. Lawmaker Bill Blair, a former Toronto Police Chief, is the mastermind behind the […]

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Pennsylvania Might Allow the Sales of Dried MMJ Plants

April 10, 2018, Pennsylvania In order to enable the consumption of medical cannabis by patients on their own, the medical marijuana board in Pennsylvania wants the state to allow the sale of cannabis in a dried leaf form. Patients can administer dried MMJ leaves through vaporizers. Advisory panel of the medical cannabis board has unanimously […]

Marijuana Shop Cannot Bank on Identity That Parodies Citibank

As cannabis consumption reaches the mainstream, many formerly tongue-in-cheek subcultural terms and brands that flew under the radar on the black market are now very much on the legal radar of corporate America. Like Gorilla Glue and other companies before it, Citibank is the latest corporate entity to take issue with a cannabis company taking […]

Feds Want Your Input On Marijuana Reclassification

The Trump administration wants your input on whether marijuana should be reclassified under international law. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration officially began accepting online comments this week, according to a notice the FDA published on the Federal Register It’s the first-ever review of marijuana’s classification — conducted by The United Nations World Health Organization […]

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Kush Bottles to Acquire Major Butane Distributor to Better Serve Extractors

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 10, 2018 — /D.M.O. Newswire/ — Kush Bottles, Inc. (OTC:KSHB) (“Kush Bottles” or the “Company”), a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced today it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire Summit Innovations, LLC (“Summit Innovations”), a leading distributor of […]

420 Grams Of Marijuana Found On Migos Tour Bus

There are some people who believe that there are no such things as coincidences in life, and when you hear a story like this one you may be more inclined to agree with them. Last week, North Carolina law enforcement found and seized 420 grams of cannabis along with over twenty ounces of the pain […]

Predators Over Pesticides: An Introduction to Chemical-Free Pest Control

Keeping cannabis pest-free can be difficult. Learn about beneficial insects, or biological control agents, that are used instead of dangerous chemicals and pesticides to grow cannabis. The post Predators Over Pesticides: An Introduction to Chemical-Free Pest Control appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Trevor Hennings Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Leafly’s Highly Opinionated Guide to Coachella

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your time at Coachella Fest and in the surrounding Coachella Valley-home to Palm Springs, funky art attractions, and, yes, numerous retail cannabis stores. The post Leafly’s Highly Opinionated Guide to Coachella appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dave Schmader Puffin’ On Some […]

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Investing in Edmonton-Based Marijuana Stocks

Edmonton, the second largest city in Alberta, is home to nearly one million people, as well as some of the leading companies in the cannabis space like Radient Technologies (TSXV:RTI) (OTC:RDDTF) and more. For those looking to get in on the Edmonton action, there’s a few different marijuana stocks worth a further look. In addition […]

Canada’s Legalization Will Likely Mean an End to German Exports

Currently, German cannabis patients fear that the anticipated legalization in Canada on July 1 could result in an import ban of medicinal cannabis from Canadian producers to Germany. So far, Germany imports only cannabis from countries that do not violate the 1961 UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. For example, the German government did not […]

9 Fun Activities For Your Next Session

For most of modern history, marijuana use has always had a unique social aspect to it. Whether it’s smoking a joint around a circle, passing the bong around, or enjoying edibles with friends before going out to a show or movie, using cannabis is usually much more enjoyable in the company of other like-minded enthusiasts. […]

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Invictus’ Acreage Pharms Acquires 23 New Strains

VANCOUVER, April 10, 2018 — / D.M.O. Newswire / —INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP. (“Invictus” or the “Company”) (TSXV:GENE) (OTC:IVITF) (FRA:8IS1) is pleased to announce that Acreage Pharms Ltd (“Acreage Pharms”) has received 23 new strains, providing the Company with a broad cannabis cultivation profile including: strains that are high in CBD; strains that offer especially […]

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Benchmark Botanics Announces Joint Venture

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – April 10, 2018) – Benchmark Botanics, Inc. (CSE:BBT) (OTC:BHHKF) (FSE:BBW) (“Benchmark” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has, together with Benchmark’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Potanicals Green Growers Inc. (“Potanicals”), entered into a binding letter agreement (the “Agreement”) with 1139000 B.C. Ltd. (“1139”) for the acquisition, ownership, and development […]

Maine Houses Passes Compromise on Cannabis Sales

A new attempt to create a legal framework for marijuana sales in Maine has passed the state’s House of Representatives. The post Maine Houses Passes Compromise on Cannabis Sales appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Microdosing Cannabis Edibles: Finding the Best Product for You

Microdosing cannabis edibles is a great way to take advantage of the benefits of THC & CBD. Explore which products deliver the best dose for you. The post Microdosing Cannabis Edibles: Finding the Best Product for You appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Hannah Meadows Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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mCig, Inc. Announces Shareholder Update Letter

Jacksonville, FL, April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — mCig Inc., (OTC:MCIG), a leading provider of technologies and solutions for the legal medical and recreational marijuana industry, CEO discusses and outlines the company’s strategy for 2018. Paul Rosenberg, MCIG CEO, begins the announcement by stating, “With the recent growth in our business over the past couple […]

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India Globalization Capital Files Patent for Hyalolex Formulation

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE:IGC) today announced that it has filed a method and composition patent with the U.S.P.T.O. for the formulation of Hyalolex (IGC-507), which helps address some symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease including the buildup of plaques and tangles, anxiety, aggression and sleep disorders among others. This patent filing enables IGC to […]

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Aphria to Announce Third Quarter Results on April 16, 2018

LEAMINGTON, ON, April 10, 2018 /CNW/ – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX:APH) (OTC:APHQF) will release its third quarter results for 2018 on April 16, 2018. Financial results are expected to be released at approximately 7:00am ET, through SEDAR and on Aphria’s website at www.aphria.ca/investors. A conference call is scheduled for 9:00am ET and […]

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Applied Biosciences Launches New Line of CBD Products

LOS ANGELES, CA / — D.M.O. Newswire — / April 10, 2018 / Applied Biosciences Corp. (OTC:APPB), a diversified cannabinoid therapeutics company focused on the medical, bioceutical and pet health industries, announced that it has expanded its product line and launched a hemp-derived CBD product line under the Remedi CBD brand. The products will be […]

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Zynerba Initiates Open-Label Phase 2 Trial of ZYN002 in DEE

DEVON, Pa., April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a clinical-stage specialty neuropsychiatric pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative pharmaceutically-produced transdermal cannabinoid treatments for rare and near-rare neurological and psychiatric disorders with high unmet medical needs, today announced that it has initiated the Phase 2 BELIEVE 1 (Open Label Study […]

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Colorado Bubba

Information about Colorado Bubba: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time This hybrid plant is a relaxing 100% indica hybrid strain with earthy and lavender undertones that have helped it get famous. This strain is award-winning and is highly popular in its native state of Colorado. Its main effects induce a good mood […]

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Americano

Information about Americano: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time This power plant has up to 20% THC on average, and is a well rounded hybrid with strong indica effects. This bud is highly enjoyable as it can make you feel euphoric and happy. Americano is also an ideal choice for those patients […]

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Blue Frost

Information about Blue Frost: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time There is no doubt that Blue Frost is a complete stunner. It has distinct minty and deep periwinkle hues that make it a standout among other cannabis strains. Not only that, its buds appear silvery from all the crystallized trichomes covering it. […]

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Basics Of Filling A Screen With A Single Gold Leaf Plant

Basics Of Filling A Screen With A Single Gold Leaf Plant August September October November December Scrogging, or placing a plant under a screen in hopes of placing a higher amount of yield. More and more growers are opting for this method because it’s easier, requires little maintenance and best of all, the yield is […]

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Jack 47

Information about Jack 47: Effects Fragrance Flavors Adverse reactions Medical Growing Flowering time What happens when two of the most potent genetics meet? Jack 47 is what happens, a super hybrid famed for its powerful effects and vigorous production. From its name alone, cannabis connoisseurs should probably be able to pick up on its iconic […]

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Israeli pharmacies to sell medical marijuana under pilot program this month

Starting April 20, some Israeli pharmacies will begin selling medical cannabis products under a national pilot program, CTECH reports. The program, approved by the government in 2016, will see participation from 20 pharmacies as part of a broader Ministry of Health-approved expansion. That expansion included overhauls to reduce patient wait times and a product export plan; however, in February, PM Benjamin Netanyahu put the […]

Short-Handed Alaska Marijuana Board Tables Social Use Talks

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Marijuana regulators have tabled until June action on draft rules for allowing people to consume marijuana in authorized retail stores in Alaska. Erika McConnell, the director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office, had recommended that the Marijuana Control Board put the draft regulations out for public comment. But the board […]

HotbAUX: Famous Dex’s Smoking Playlist

Welcome to the hotbAUX, where we pass the auxiliary cord to our special guests during the sesh to find out their go-to smoking songs. Light up and plug in. Read last week’s HotbAUX with Guapdad 4000 The only way to describe Chicago-born artist Famous Dex is “wild.” His music feels like taking three straight Sativa […]

This Weed in Sports: Odom Will be Keeping up With Canna-Business

Two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom is the latest in long list of former professional athletes trying their hand at the cannabis industry after retirement. The 14-season NBA veteran and former Parade high school player of the year went through a rough number of years, which he attributes to a crack cocaine addiction. Throughout his treatment […]

Utah Officials Frown on New Border-Town Cannabis Store

It’s legal to purchase in Dinosaur, CO, but illegal to bring cannabis back to Utah — and the Highway Patrol will be watching. The post Utah Officials Frown on New Border-Town Cannabis Store appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Top Cannabis Product Picks For Festival Season

With Spring finally upon us and Summer coming up sooner than you’d think, festival season is right around the corner. Check out this list of essential cannabis product picks for you to enjoy during this year’s festival season. These items are tailor made for concerts and festivals, so if you love live music shows and […]

6 Cannabis Concentrates That Changed the Game

From history’s oldest cannabis concentrates to today’s high-tech extracts, learn about these innovative concentrate products that have changed the game when it comes to potency, diversity, and medical utility. The post 6 Cannabis Concentrates That Changed the Game appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: David Bienenstock Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Missouri Committee Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana

A key legislative committee in Missouri’s House of Representatives has approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The State House Committee on Legislative Oversight voted 7 to 4 today to pass House Bill 1554, reports Eapen Thampy, a medical marijuana lobbyist. The proposed law, filed by Representative James Neely, would expand “the definition of investigational drug, biological […]

Treating Eczema With Cannabis

Marijuana and products that are derived from it have numerous medical applications, with more uses being discovered almost every day. One of the many conditions that it can potentially help treat is eczema. A term that covers a number of conditions resulting from dryness of the skin, common symptoms can include itchy red skin, flaking, […]

Cannabis Culture in New Mexico: A Closer Look

It’s been a tumultuous century for America’s relationship with cannabis. From obscurity at the beginning of the 20th century to demonization during the early-to-mid 1900’s all the way to legalization in the new millennium, Americans are experimenting with cannabis legalization now more than ever. Recent legalization efforts are helping create new avenues of research and […]

Pennsylvania Eyes Expanding Medical Marijuana to Plant Form

Despite a state law forbidding the sale of cannabis designed to be smoked, a state medical marijuana board is pushing to allow the sale of dried cannabis leaf. The post Pennsylvania Eyes Expanding Medical Marijuana to Plant Form appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Help Treat Symptoms of ADHD?

(Photo Credit – Amen Clinics) When most people think about the stereotypical cannabis consumer, the descriptor ‘focused’ rarely comes to mind. That being so, the idea of cannabis as being a treatment for something like ADHD, seems pretty out-there to many. Despite the skepticism, many medical cannabis patients have touted the fact that the marijuana […]

Feds Now Accepting Public Comments on Potential Rescheduling of Marijuana

Starting today, the federal government is accepting public comments regarding the potential rescheduling of marijuana as a schedule 1 controlled substances (which puts it alongside drugs such as heroin). In response to the United Nations World Health Organization announcing that they will soon review the current international classification of marijuana, the U.S. Food and Drug […]

NBA and Reality Star Lamar Odom to Launch Cannabis Line

Lamar Odom has spent much of his adult life in the spot light as a highly touted college player, an NBA champion, and TV reality star. And while he was able to reach a certain level of stardom in the world of sports and entertainment, Odom had a very public battle with cocaine and drug […]

Guam Medical Marijuana Program at Standstill Without Testing Lab

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — No one has applied for a license to set up an independent testing laboratory nearly two months after Gov. Eddie Calvo signed a bill implementing the rules for a medical marijuana program, a Guam official said. The marijuana program, approved by voters in 2014, can’t start without a testing lab, the […]

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LGC Increases Potential Capacity to Over 2 Million Square Feet

MONTREAL, April 9, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – LGC Capital Ltd. (TSXV:LG) (“LGC”) is pleased to announce that Tricho-Med Corporation (“Tricho-Med”) in Quebec, Canada now plans to increase the scale of its operations with new land options to over 2 million square feet of gross building areas, power availability permitting, of controlled atmosphere production capacity. Official […]

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Monday, April 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesMonday, April 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Autism for MMJ Bill Passes Committee, Acute Pain Doesn’t (Denver Westword) // Congressman Wants To Show Fox News Host ‘Awesome’ California Marijuana (Marijuana Moment) // Alaska delays discussion on onsite recreational cannabis use (Marijuana Business Daily) These headlines are brought to […]

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Beckley Foundation and Canopy Form Beckley Canopy Therapeutics

SMITHS FALLS, ON and OXFORD, UK, April 9, 2018 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) (“Canopy Growth”) is pleased to announce the launch of Beckley Canopy Therapeutics (“Beckley Canopy”), a partnership between its affiliate and biopharmaceutical research arm Canopy Health Innovations (“Canopy Health”) and drug research pioneer Lady Amanda Feilding and the Beckley Foundation (“Beckley”). […]