Local News House set to hear proposed regulations on medical marijuana 11:17 AM, Feb 22 – kjrh.com

Local News House set to hear proposed regulations on medical marijuana 11:17 AM, Feb 22  kjrh.com Orlando medical marijuana conference tackles treatment options, smokable pot issues  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando Medical cannabis is a high priority in Maryland legislature  Washington Post House, Senate move closer to ending Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay […]

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Article: Frost Brown Todd – Now is the Time to Plan IP Strategies for Industrial Hemp

For more information, please contact Colleen Tersmette, Julie McConihay, Nolan Jackson, Jonathan Miller or any attorney in Frost Brown Todd’s Intellectual Property Law and Litigation practice group or Hemp industry group.   Now is the Time to Plan IP Strategies for Industrial Hemp By: Intellectual Property Law and Litigation Practice Group The use case for industrial hemp – defined […]

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Canadian Cannabis Companies Update Their Australian Operations This Week

Two Canada-based cannabis companies announced updates Wednesday regarding their Australian operations. Cannabis oil producer MediPharm Labs Corp. (OTC: MLCPF) said it signed its first deal to export cannabis oil to the land down under, while MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (OTC: MYMMF) announced the first phase of a medical marijuana outdoor cultivation operation. What Happened MediPharm Labs said it has entered into its first […]

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Wilmer Hale Publish Article: “Developments in the Marijuana Industry and the Implications for Financial Institutions”

Here’s the introduction Full article at https://www.wilmerhale.com/en/insights/client-alerts/20190207-developments-in-the-marijuana-industry-and-the-implications-for-financial-institutions   The myriad—and conflicting—state, federal and international laws governing the burgeoning marijuana industry have created a complicated legal landscape for financial institutions. In the United States, most states have legalized some form of marijuana use, but the manufacture, sale and distribution of marijuana nevertheless remains illegal under federal […]


Oregon Hemp Commission Bill HB 2740

Capital Press Report An earlier proposal to create a commodity commission for hemp was unanimously approved by the House Agriculture Committee in 2017 but ultimately died for unclear reasons in the Joint Committee on Ways and Means. Hemp is poised to become the state’s top agricultural commodity with more than $1 billion in revenues in […]


Greenlight Law Group Oregon Hemp Update

Published By Greenlight Law Group . 22 February 2019 As everyone knows, the 2018 Farm Bill (formally known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, Pub. L. No. 115-334) legalized industrial hemp by adding it to the list of agricultural commodities and removing it from federal controlled substance schedules. We have seen a rapid expansion […]

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ORCA (Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association) Latest Newsletter outlines all the latest in the state’s legislature with regard to cannabis legislation & regulation

ORCA’s major focus (as we have noted) is on passing bills for: Automatic expungement of cannabis convictions Legal cannabis export Fixing social consumption Ending employment discrimination for off-hours cannabis use Tackling unnecessary and expensive regulatory burdens relating to manifests, transportation, delivery, storage, and B2B sampling.  1) Automatic Expunctions For Past Cannabis Offenses Bill Number: SB 420 Description: Automatically removes […]

Orlando medical marijuana conference tackles treatment options, smokable pot issues – WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Orlando medical marijuana conference tackles treatment options, smokable pot issues  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando House Set to Hear Proposed Regulations on Medical Marijuana  U.S. News & World Report Tuesday is medical marijuana day in Maryland Senate  CapitalGazette.com House, Senate move closer to ending Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay Medical cannabis is a […]

Sundial announces appointment of Brian Harriman as Chief Operating Officer

CALGARY, Feb. 22, 2019 /CNW/ – Sundial Growers Inc. (“Sundial”) is pleased to announce that Brian Harriman will be joining the company’s leadership team as Chief Operating Officer starting April 9. Harriman brings considerable leadership experience most recently from Alcool New Brunswick Liquor (“ANBL”) and CannabisNB (“CNB”), where he was President and CEO. “As Sundial continues […]

California marijuana business lawyers

Marijuana Manufacturers, Site Owners, May be Subject to New Problem: Exploding Factories

As attorneys representing marijuana companies and workers in Los Angeles, we urge them to carefully analyze every aspect of the business plan – including safety. Now, a safety issue previously believed to be fluke with marijuana manufacturers appears to be a growing cause of greater concern: Cannabis factory explosions and fires. Workers have been hospitalized […]


Like Smart Serve, but for Cannabis: Ontario Unveils Mandatory Retail Pot Training Certificate

All licence holders, managers, employers will need to take 4-hour online course. The groups behind Ontario’s first cannabis retail training certification revealed details of the program in Toronto on Wednesday. The CannSell certificate will be mandatory for all managers, employees and licence holders planning to work in one of the province’s 25 brick-and-mortar pot shops […]

Challenging and Enforcing Canna-Patents

With the continued growth and normalization of the cannabis industry, patent protection of cannabis innovations remains a key consideration for those working in the space. At a high level, patents are granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on new, useful, and nonobvious inventions and create the right to exclude others from making, […]

Strike Oil: Desire for Cannabis Oil Heats Up

THIS BUD’S FOR YOU: I’m not a fan of trends because by definition, trends will pass. But the next big thing is cannabis oil, and I’m here to tell you it’s more than a trend – it’s a movement, it’s a lifestyle. The global push for the legalization of cannabis-derived products, such as cannabis oil, […]

The 10 Best Things to Do in Amsterdam While High

Explore the vibrant and cannabis-friendly city in the heart of the Netherlands by indulging in local coffeeshops and discovering new places. The post The 10 Best Things to Do in Amsterdam While High appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Danielle Owen Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…


Friday, February 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, February 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Marijuana Companies Urged Governor To Ban Cannabis Home Cultivation, Document Shows (Marijuana Moment) // In Close Vote, House Committee Backs Marijuana Legalization in N.H. (New Hampshire Public Radio) // After complaints, Boston issues permit cutting back on 3-day ‘Hempfest’ (Boston.com) […]

A ‘joint’ problem: Investigating marijuana and tobacco co-use

A survey of marijuana and tobacco co-users investigators found that co-users with high degree of interrelatedness between their use of the two substances had greater tobacco dependence and smoked more cigarettes per day. However, the finding of a strong link between the two substances was not universal. These finding suggest that highly personalized treatments are […]


Cannabis Educational and Awareness Campaign Makes a Red-Carpet Debut and Roll Out During 91st Academy Awards Oscar Telecast

30-Second Commercial Spots expected to air during Red carpet arrivals, Oscar show and post Oscar programming NEW YORK – February 22, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Cannabis Education takes center stage during this Sunday’s 91st Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science Oscar telecast, as a groundbreaking media campaign for the online cannabis TV network Hmm Did […]

Products We Love: SteamCloud Micro

Another great vape from our friends over at NY Vape Shop! I’ve always been a fan of the SteamCloud line of vapes and the Micro doesn’t disappoint. This battery stands at 2.75in tall and is only 5/8in wide. As you can see from the photo this pen is small but I assure you it is […]

What is Behind The Cannabis Light Cycle

Light cycles and photosensitivity are among the most important factors of growing medical or recreational marijuana. Light cycles depend on the stages of the plants. Therefore, the first most important thing for a newbie grower is to learn the peculiarities of each stage. Learn more about what light should be applied during the vegetative and […]

Discover the Untapped Potential of Medical Cannabis in Women

As more states are moving towards making history with cannabis legalization, it makes sense that more people are using it for recreational as well as medicinal purposes. However, medical cannabis seems to be a topic of patriarchy “most” of the times. But, this seems more of a claim rather than a fact. According to one […]

7 Reasons Medicinal Cannabis Makes Sense

It is rightly said, “Never be a victim of the illusion of knowledge.” Same goes when it comes to cannabis. For years, countries and people have condemned to use of cannabis owing to the psychoactive attributes it holds. With time, cannabis, i.e., an extraction of the cannabis sativa proved everyone wrong. The plant has proved […]

The Female Stoner’s Guide to CBD for Pain

It was a sunny day in August, I was packing up my car for a work event and was moving rather quickly. I picked up a very heavy cooler, twisted to load it into my trunk and I felt a “pop” in my back. Thinking it was just a little pull I continued with my […]

I Heart Cannabis: Valentine’s Day Edition

Love (and cannabis) are in the air this Valentine’s Day. Can cannabis heat up your sex life? Can cannabis help ease pain during sex? How do you have the best sex of your life with cannabis? Let cannabis play cupid this Valentine’s Day. Considered a natural aphrodisiac, specific cannabis strains can be great for piquing […]

Hail Mary: CBS Says “No” to Cannabis Ad During the Super Bowl

BLUNTED SOCIETY: There’s no truth in advertising. Censorship is alive and well. And the media giant which gainfully employed sexual harasser extraordinaire Les Moonves – only to be outdone in sheer volume of victims by Harvey Weinstein – wants to play puritanism at the upcoming Super Bowl by refusing to air cannabis ads. That’s the […]

Cannabis Stigma Still Sows Seeds of Conflict

Nancy Reagan told us just say no. The U.S. has locked up blacks and Hispanics for marijuana usage at alarming rates compared to whites. The stigma associated with cannabis consumption is not going away overnight. “I’m not a drug dealer. I just work in the cannabis industry.” This is a common refrain that I hear […]

The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Legalization in 2019

I just got back from a blissful few days in our new home in Boulder, Colorado.  We found a truly extraordinary piece of property in the foothills of North Boulder, on acreage overlooking the town.  Sublime. The contrast between Boulder with our home in Tampa, Florida is 180 degrees, where we overlook the Florida sunset […]

“C” is for…

Cannabidiol (CBD) competed with Vitamin C as a top ingredient in new cosmetic products this past year, with promises of having anti-inflammatory effects and other healing properties. Amid the hype, at the end of 2018, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, P.L. 115-334 (the “2018 Farm Bill”) was signed into law, changing the marketing of hemp and […]

The Week in Weed: February 15, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Possibly the biggest news this week was the first ever Congressional hearing on cannabis banking.  From the hearing’s webpage, you can watch the hearing, read the committee’s memorandum and read the witnesses’ prepared statements.   The committee […]

The Week in Weed: February 8, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Let’s start off this week’s post with some international news.  The World Health Organization is recommending that cannabis should be removed as a controlled substance under international treaties.  The recommendations will come up for a vote […]

High Risk, High Reward: When is it Time to Establish or Grow a Cannabis Franchise System?

Cannabis and CBD-driven business format franchising is coming. Franchising in the United States has deep historical roots in a nearly endless array of industries, from Benjamin Franklin’s Franchise-esque Printing Business to the Singer Sewing Machine’s profit-share model (1851) to Martha Matilda Harper’s Creation of the Modern Franchise with the Harper Method – all sixty-plus years […]

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Senior Counsel & Head of Special Projects, Wirot Poonsuwanat, at Thai Firm Blumenthal, Richter & Sumet Pens Opinion Piece On Thai Regulated Cannabis Market

Published in KhaosodEnglish.com THE HIDDEN EASTER EGGS INSIDE THAILAND’S NEW CANNABIS LAW http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2019/02/20/the-hidden-easter-eggs-inside-thailands-new-cannabis-law/ n Tuesday, the new cannabis law became effective – solid and real, and much earlier than expected. Coming with the overwhelming support of nearly all sectors of Thai society, the actual law we got is nothing less than the framework for a […]


Oregon:OLCC Commissioners Adopt Rules for Regulating Industrial Hemp Entering OLCC Regulated Marijuana System

Here’s the laytest update from the OLCC February 21, 2019 OLCC Commissioners Adopt Rules for Regulating Industrial Hemp Entering OLCC Regulated Marijuana System Stipulated Settlements for Recreational Marijuana Violations Approved   Portland, Ore — At its monthly meeting on February 21, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved rules for regulating industrial hemp […]

Edible Cannabis Products Are in Indiva’s Future

Indiva Ltd. is producing a variety of cannabis products including dry flowers, oils and concentrates Indiva is a Canadian supplier of high quality, medical grade cannabis. We’re a licensed producer (LP) with an adventurous past, diverse company culture, and a commitment to mental/physical health and sustainability which is steering Canadian cannabis in new directions. Indiva’s wholly owned […]

Press Release – INDIVA Provides Update on Facility Expansion and Purchases Licensed Facility in London Ontario

Not for distribution to U.S. Newswire Services or for dissemination in the United States. INDIVA Provides Update on Facility Expansion and Purchases Licensed Facility in London Ontario LONDON, ON – Wednesday, February 20, 2019: Indiva Limited (the “Company” or “Indiva”) (TSXV:NDVA) (US:NDVAF) is pleased to provide an update on its fully-funded expansion to 40,000 square […]

How to Keep Your Pre Rolls Fresh

Whether you roll your own or buy pre-rolled joints from the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), there’s a common need to keep them at home or on-the-go. Just like you do with dried flower cannabis, it’s important to take the same measures to protect your pre-rolled joints. This means keeping them in an airtight container and protecting […]

Indiva Limited – Press Release Correction

Not for distribution to U.S. Newswire Services or for dissemination in the United States. Indiva Limited – Press Release Correction LONDON, ON, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ – Indiva Limited (the “Company” or “Indiva“) (TSXV:NDVA) (US:NDVAF) announces a correction to its press release entitled “BNN BLOOMBERG IDENTIFIES INDIVA AS RAPIDLY GROWING IN THE CANNABIS SECTOR” issued today. The […]

Indiva contracted to supply joints to Ontario Cannabis Store

Cannabis users soon will be able to buy and spark up legal, made-in-London joints. You can’t legally buy recreational pot at any store in London yet, but soon Ontarians will be able to spark up legal, made-in-London joints. London-based cannabis grower Indiva has inked a deal to supply the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), the province’s […]


Study by Tioga Research Supports Efficacy of Liposomal Compound Silvidiol™

Topical Cannabinoid Delivery System Demonstrates Ability to Permeate Skin to Reach Somatic and Neuropathic Sensory Receptors Without Systemic Exposure HENDERSON, Nev. – February 19, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Leading Edge Pharms, Inc., (LEP) a biotechnology company developing novel cannabinoid therapies and innovative delivery systems, announced the results of a Tioga Research-led study, indicating that its […]


Crop-to-Kitchen Announces Special Event & Panel Discussion Featuring Cannabis Edibles Makers and Industry Experts

Hosted by Cannaisseur Series Wednesday, February 27, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO – February 15, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ –  Join Crop-to-Kitchen for an education-focused panel discussion and infusion demo about the future of fresh, made-to-order cannabis cuisine in the California restaurant milieu with the authors of Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen (Chronicle Books, 2018) and key […]


Ignite Celebrates Love and Cannabis with Performances by Cardi B and Tyga at Epic Pre-Valentine’s Party at Founder Dan Bilzerian’s Bel Air Mansion

Celebrity-packed ‘Angels & Devils’-themed blow-out marks a successful first six months for the super-premium cannabis brand with the first solo female artist to win a Grammy for best rap album For the first time, those unable to get past the uber-tight guest list and security could crash the party and watch live on Ignite’s Twitch channel […]


Sublime Launches First Edibles Product Line with Cannabis Mints

Dosies low-dose cannabis mints are now available at dispensaries throughout California OAKLAND, Calif. – February 13, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Sublime, an award-winning cannabis manufacturing company located in Oakland, Calif., today announced the launch of its first edible product: Dosies, a cannabis-infused, low-dose mint. The Dosies product was developed by a team of scientists and confectioners with […]

A Review of the Therapeutic Antitumor Potential of Cannabinoids

A Review of the Therapeutic Antitumor Potential of Cannabinoids Abstract OBJECTIVES: The aim of this review is to discuss cannabinoids from a preclinical and clinical oncological perspective and provide the audience with a concise, retrospective overview of the most significant findings concerning the potential use of cannabinoids in cancer treatment. METHODS: A literature survey of medical and scientific databases […]

How to harvest, trim, dry and cure your cannabis plants

Cannabis is cured to improve the quality of the flowers. The outdoor season is winding to an end, and the time has come to reap your much-deserved reward, after many months of work. In many cases inexperience, or a craving to savour those delicious cannabis buds too early, can spoil a harvest. You must not […]

Care After Chemotherapy: Peripheral Neuropathy, Cannabis for Symptom Control, and Mindfulness

Care After Chemotherapy: Peripheral Neuropathy, Cannabis for Symptom Control, and Mindfulness Abstract As cancer therapies improve, patients are living longer. With these improvements in therapy comes a responsibility to optimize patients’ quality of life during cancer therapy and beyond. This report reviews three timely and important topics. The first section reviews the mechanism underlying chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and evaluates the evidence for […]

Growing with LED. Is it worth the upgrade cost?

LED By Passion grow-tests all their LED brands on full cycle grow tests over 1-2 years LED grow lights are more expensive than HPS, but many of the larger professional growers won’t grow with anything else. Self-sufficient home growers are migrating to LED faster than ever before. But the cost of a new LED means […]


California is getting ready for The Second War on Drugs

While the rest of the country is working on solving the legal issues surrounding state-wide or nation-wide legalization, California is getting ready for the second edition of the War on Drugs. This is the age of cannabis as many nations are working on updating and modernizing the laws surrounding marijuana. California was one of the […]


Forget dispensary lines with Greenbox, an ATM for cannabis

Greenbox is an automatic dispensary machine that is currently being distributed to a few dispensaries in the U.S. Think of it like an ATM, but rather a BTM—Bud Tender Machine. The machine was invented by Zack Johnson, a former music industry executive from Massachusetts who is now the company’s CEO. Johnson came up with the […]

CannaKids CEO Tracy Ryan Named ‘Diamond of the Community’

ENCINO, Calif. – CannaKids CEO and SavingSophie.org founder Tracy Ryan has received the Encino Chamber of Commerce’s Diamond of the Community Award for her work as a pediatric health advocate. “Ms. Ryan launched CK Sciences to provide pediatric human trials for cannabis medicine both in the U.S. and around the world,” said Encino Chamber Executive […]

Sometimes the Packaging Is the Product

How many readers are over the age of 50? And how many are women? If you fall into these two categories, you’re in luck…this article is for you. And if you are not fortunate enough to be a middle-aged woman, don’t fret…you are about to learn something amazing. Way, way back in ancient history, 1968 […]

The Nose Knows: Sniffing Out the Scents of Wellness

There’s no question terpenes are a hot topic among both cannabis and mainstream retailers. How hot? Witness one of the 2018 seasonal drinks introduced by coffee empire Starbucks: the Juniper Latte, a veritable sugar- and spice-frosted, aromatic Christmas tree in a cup. The company described the creation as containing “a hint of juniper and sage, […]

Burnbud Multi-Tool: The Swiss Army Knife of Cannabis Accessories

A cannabis multi-tool made from hemp stalk fiber bioplastic, not petroleum-based materials. Compact and convenient, Burnbud is an herb dispenser, grinder, lighter holder, packing piston, herb storage container, and bottle opener that also fills cones—like a sesh in your pocket. Available in black and grey or natural hemp color. Check out 10 more of our […]

Ex-Detroit Lion Calvin Johnson gets pre-approval for medical marijuana business – Detroit Free Press

Ex-Detroit Lion Calvin Johnson gets pre-approval for medical marijuana business  Detroit Free Press Former Lions star Calvin Johnson approved for medical marijuana business in Detroit  CBS Sports Ex-NFL star gets pre-approval for medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan | TheHill  The Hill Former Detroit Lion Calvin Johnson awarded license for medical marijuana dispensary  Detroit Metro Times Ex-Detroit Lions star Calvin […]

Dronabinol for the Treatment of Paraneoplastic Night Sweats in Cancer Patients: A Report of Five Cases

Dronabinol for the Treatment of Paraneoplastic Night Sweats in Cancer Patients: A Report of Five Cases Abstract BACKGROUND: Night sweats significantly impact the quality of life for cancer patients and are often resistant to treatment. Cannabinoids have been shown to modulate cytokine activity and produce hypothermia in animal models, suggesting that they may be a promising candidate for […]

Expert Joints LIVE on CLN – Internet Savvy

This week Craig welcomes Internet Savvy #Instagrammer and Model SavvyStonedGirl to #Studio710. Tha Big Puffa brings music from Tee Krispil for Dab Time, Al The Alchemist brings some dope gear during Expert Selections, and gives us a few Grow Tips… plus Kass & Honey are back to hang out too. Join the live-chat here. Now find […]

Gabriella’s Kitchen’s Joint Venture with Eximius Coffee introduces Infused Ready-to-Drink Cold Brew Coffee and Pods

CALGARY and SANTA ROSA, CA, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ – Gabriella’s Kitchen Inc. (“GABY” or the “Company”) (CSE: GABY), an innovative and leading-edge cannabis wellness company, is pleased to announce a joint venture (“JV“) with Eximius Coffee LLC (“Eximius”) to launch a line of cannabis and CBD infused coffee beverages and infused single-serve grounds suitable for steeping. […]


(Written by Ted Smith, the founder of Victoria Cannabis Buyer’s Club) Tomorrow is the public’s last opportunity to send comments to Health Canada regarding regulations controlling the production and sale of edible and topical cannabis products, as well as other concentrates! This is a common tactic of Health Canada; They give interested taxpayers two months […]

Bhang and Indiva Announce Roll-Out for Canada’s Edibles Market with Origin House

Bhang to host sensory sessions at 180 Smoke locations across Toronto to educate Canadian consumers on proper edibles use in advance of legalization Sessions highlight Bhang’s focus on leading the expanding cannabis marketplace with an unmatched portfolio of award-winning brands LOS ANGELES (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bhang Corporation (“Bhang” or the “Company”) announced on Feb. 13 that it […]

Cannabis Reclassification Delayed

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs of the United Nations met in Vienna from 5 – 7 December 2018. It was supposed to be a red-letter day. Many things pointed to the possible announcement of a reclassification of cannabis, which would mark the beginning of the end of worldwide prohibition. Activists and patients who had travelled […]

Cabbage Salad with Hemp Seed Dressing

This vegan coleslaw recipe is quick to prepare – especially if you have a mandoline to slice the cabbage – but chilling it for a few hours or even a full day will make it tastier and tender. Add hemp seeds to optimize your intake of protein, minerals and dietary fibre. Preparation Finely chop the […]


10 Cool Podcasts for Stoners

Here’s a snapshot of some of the most popular podcasts for stoners online these days. This is a mix of podcasts dedicated to cannabis by providing the latest local and international news, product and strain reviews, cultivation techniques, and cultural shifts, as well as a few gems that are guaranteed to enhance your high. What […]

Legal & Politics

Does the Cannabis Ban Violate Fundamental Rights?

On 28 November 2018, the Berlin Administrative Court rejected a claim that challenges the constitutionality of the cannabis ban. A retired Berlin lawyer, the plaintiff, wanted to open a coffee shop and felt that the cannabis ban restricted his rights to freedom. Thomas Herzog and his legal advisor, lawyer Volker Gerloff, believe the cannabis ban […]


10 of the Top US Cannabis Movers and Shakers

With cannabis legalization fever heating up across the globe, and much speculation that the plant will be made legal at federal level in the States in the near future, some serious cannabis movers and shakers are cementing their legacies, while new names are starting to emerge. Here’s a list of the ten top U.S. cannabis […]

How To Use CBD For Dementia Symptoms

CBD for dementia is being considered to be used to treat dementia. The world can be a strange place as it is always changing over time. Statistics indicate that the age span of a human body has significantly increased over the last few decades. But still, there are certain diseases, particularly those that affect the […]

What is THC?

Why smoking weed gets you high Hope you are ready for a short trip to med school because how weed works on your brain might be more complicated than you think. The mainstream media and a majority of people around the world have this misconception that weed works much the same way as most addictive […]

Can you smoke CBD Oil?

smoking cbd oil cbd-oil                                        Can you smoke CBD Oil CBD has become a favourite among many who are looking for the medicinal benefits of cannabis. The oil has proven to aid in so many physiological ailments and its benefits are getting discovered by the day. With all the news uses being discovered, people are also… […]

What Does CBD Stand For? And What is CBD Oil? [2019 UPDATE]

What Does CBD Stand For? What Does CBD Stand For? And What is CBD Oil? UPDATE: January 2019  World Health Organization Letter A week ago, the news showed signs of improvement. In this January 24, 2019 letter to the United Nations Secretary-General, the WHO’s ECDD made a further stride. They presently prescribe that a reference […]


CBD Going Lux

One of our friends who does massage for the Ritz Carlton hit us up last weekend with a question about CBD. It seems the high-end resort has caught onto the CBD craze and is now offering a couple different options for treatments with CBD. The Ritz isn’t the only luxury spot frequented with those who […]


Farm Bill Will Change CBD: Here’s How

The 2018 Farm Bill has changed history. Immediately after the passing of this exciting bill came a serious statement from the FDA and their jurisdiction over the safety of the American people and CBD products. What exactly did the FDA have to say about CBD? Let’s take a look. FDA, the 2018 Farm Bill, and […]


The New CBD Crackdown: What Does it Mean?

Just when ya thought the 2018 Farm Bill was going to save the world of CBD…authorities in several states have stepped in to order that CBD edibles be removed from store shelves. Why all the fuss? According to the powers that be, CBD isn’t a federally-approved food additive. In Maine, authorities have ordered that CBD […]

How to Legalize Marijuana in 2019

Could 2019 sound the death knell for marijuana prohibition as we know it in America? Will more states legalize the noble weed before year’s end? Can the federal government actually get out of its own way and allow the full flowering of legal cannabis commerce in the nation and around the world? Will the foreign […]

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Joy Inside My Tears: The Greening of Kamala Harris

Senate Judiciary Committee member Kamala Harris During a February 11  appearance on New York City morning radio show, The Breakfast Club, Senator Kamala Harris admitted smoking marijuana in college and said that she supports its legalization. Even these days, when a serving member of the U.S. Senate says something like that, it’s news. But Senator […]

Trump’s Bush-League Choice for Attorney General Confirmed

President Trump reached back to the first Bush administration for his replacement for Jeff Sessions as the nation’s top law enforcement official. William Barr did that job for 18 months from 1991-1992. His reputation is that of a hardcore drug warrior. Update: On Feb. 14, Barr was confirmed as the nation’s Attorney General by a […]


Social Cannabis Consumption Taking Off in California and Colorado

Old-style volcano vaporizers are popular at Magnolia Wellness’ consumption lounge in Oakland. Vape lounges and cannabis cafés are popping up everywhere in 2019. San Francisco has the largest concentration of licensed facilities, with a dozen dispensaries that feature tabletop vaporizers, edibles consumption and, at some, even marijuana smoking. It’s a major trend that will continue […]

Medical Cannabis Patient Sues Over Employment Discrimination

In a lawsuit filed against the city of Bridgeport, a legal medical cannabis patient claims he was discriminated against for his use of medical cannabis. The post Medical Cannabis Patient Sues Over Employment Discrimination appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

THCV: How cannabis can help with weight loss

Studies are finding that THCV can help with weight loss as an appetite suppressant and help reduce body weight by increasing energy expenditure. The post THCV: How cannabis can help with weight loss appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Nikki Wright Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

European Union Medical Cannabis Research Resolution Passes

The European Union medical cannabis resolution will help begin the process of making its member countries a force within the cannabis industry. The post European Union Medical Cannabis Research Resolution Passes appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

CBD For Dogs Becoming More Appealing to Pet Owners

CBD for dogs is becoming one of the more popular ways to keep man’s best friend in good health. Whether treating cancer or epilepsy, CBD may help dogs. The post CBD For Dogs Becoming More Appealing to Pet Owners appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some Good […]

Company News

Highest CBD Content to Date: New RSHO™ Maximum Strength Pure CBD Oil Added to the Medical Marijuana, Inc. Store

With 45% CBD, HempMeds® new RSHO Maximum Strength is our strongest full-spectrum CBD oil product to date. Medical Marijuana, Inc. portfolio CBD company HempMeds® has launched its newest product – Real Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO) Maximum Strength – available now in the Medical Marijuana, Inc. online shop. Containing an astonishing 45% CBD, RSHO Max Strength […]

Cannabis 101

The Best Vape Pens for Beginners

Everything you need to know to choose your perfect first vape pen. A clean, flavorful method of consuming vape liquids, botanical waxes, and dry herbs wherever you go, vape pens are a popular choice among Medical Marijuana, Inc. customers because they are simple to use, low cost, and ultra portable. But how do you choose […]

CBD Oil Education

The Science Behind the EC System

The EC system is crucial to your health and wellness. Here’s how this important self-regulatory network works to keep you balanced, and how you can support it with CBD oil. As you set out to learn more about cannabidiol (CBD) oil and how it naturally promotes wellness, undoubtedly you will come across a reference to […]

Responsible Cannabis Consumption as a Parent

Some critics claim that consuming any cannabis whatsoever as a parent is irresponsible. In which case, you have to say the same about every parent on earth who ever indulges in a glass of wine or the occasional beer. It’s exactly the same thing – complete BS on both accounts. Just because you’re a parent […]

The Best Wake and Bake Strains Money Can Buy

Find your perfect wake and bake strain and even the dreariest Monday morning can become an absolute joy. Well, maybe not a joy as such, but at least a little less painful. Which begs the question – what makes the ideal strain for a perfect wake and bake? The answer – the combination of fabulous […]

8 Ways to Deal With an Immense THC Tolerance

Realistically, it’s impossible to avoid building a somewhat developed and strong tolerance to THC over time. It’s the same with any drug – the more you use it, the greater the resistance your body develops to it and the more you need. Some stay in lightweight territory for their entire lives, but most will inevitably […]

Wake and Bake: 10 Rules to Live By

Get it right with a good morning smoke and you’re set for one hell of a day. Get it wrong and the rest of your day could be a disaster. To some, it only qualifies as a ‘wake and bake’ if you literally reach for your weed stash the moment you wake up. If you […]

Male Plants: Can They Get You High?

It’s one of the most commonly asked questions in cannabis circles worldwide. Not to mention, a highly disputed argument that generates all manner of wild and wacky claims. The question being – what does science tell us about male cannabis plants? More specifically, is it possible to get high by smoking in any of the […]


Now You Know: 5 Ways To Take CBD

Now You Know: 5 Ways To Take CBD Here are some tips to help you navigate through several of the most popular ways to take CBD and the nuances that separate them and their effects. The post Now You Know: 5 Ways To Take CBD appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: […]


Here Is The One Way Marijuana Use Can Kill You

Here Is The One Way Marijuana Use Can Kill You Today, organ transplants are an accepted miracle of modern medicine. When it comes to this subject however, marijuana use can kill you. The post Here Is The One Way Marijuana Use Can Kill You appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Trey […]

Home Prices Spike Following Opening of Marijuana Retailers

Home Prices Spike Following Opening of Marijuana Retailers | NORML FORT COLLINS, CO — The opening of marijuana retailers is positively associated with rising neighborhood home values, according to data published in the journal Contemporary Economic Policy. Colorado State University researchers assessed the impact of dispensary openings in Denver on home prices in the immediate vicinity. They reported: […]

Medical Marijuana is Florida Law, Let’s Act Like It

Medical Marijuana is Florida Law, Let’s Act Like It | Norm Kent Two years ago, Florida citizens voted for and passed a constitutional amendment allowing our residents to use marijuana medicinally. The law passed overwhelmingly, with nearly 72 percent of the vote. No recount was required.  In this hotly contested and partisan state, no candidate running […]

Study: Medical Cannabis Use Associated With Decreased Hospital Admissions Among Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Study: Medical Cannabis Use Associated With Decreased Hospital Admissions Among Patients With Sickle Cell Disease | NORML NEW HAVEN, CT — Sickle cell disease (SCD) patients who utilize medicinal cannabis require fewer hospitalizations as compared to SCD patients who refrain from the substance, according to clinical data published in the journal Blood. Investigators from Yale University in Connecticut […]

Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry

Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry | Phillip Smith WASHINGTON, DC — The Senate on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday gave final approval to the massive 2018 Farm Bill, including a provision that will end an eight-decade ban on industrial hemp, that non-psychoactive but extremely useful member of the cannabis family. […]

Chamomile and Cannabis Oil for Cancer

Did you know cancer is responsible for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States? Or that cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S?  In 2015 alone, there were 8.8 million deaths globally attributed to cancer. Cancer is one of the biggest health crises we’re facing today. Affecting women, men, young, […]

medical marijuana

Are Opioids Overprescribed?

Over the past three years, Canada and the United States have watched their respective opioid crises continue to deepen. Despite initiatives to curb illicit opioid use and reduce opioid-related health incidents, the numbers have continued to rise across North America. Go to Source Author: Administrator Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Marijuana Banking Bill Passed by West Virginia House of Delegates

Legislation that would protect banks who provide services to medical marijuana businesses has been passed by the full West Virginia House of Delegates. House Bill 2538 was overwhelmingly approved by the House, with 89 members voting in favor and just seven voting in opposition. The measure, which was introduced by Delegate Eric Nelson (R), now moves […]

World Health Organization Expert Committee Calls For Changes In Cannabis’ International Classification

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence have proposed amending the classification of cannabis under international law. According to reporting in the British Medical Journal, the WHO policy reversal “takes account of the growing evidence for the medical applications of the drug,” and marks the first time that the agency has reviewed its stance on […]

Hawaii Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Legislation to legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older has been unanimously passed by its initial committee in Hawaii’s Legislature. Hawaii Senate Bill 686 was introduced by Senator Kalani English (D) along with 11 cosponsors.  According to its official summary, the measure “Legalizes the personal use, possession, and sale of marijuana in a specified quantity” and […]

Study: Marijuana Consumption Linked to Increased Sperm Count

Men who have consumed marijuana have higher sperm counts than those who have never used it, according to a new study published in the February 6th issue of the journal Human Reproduction. This longitudinal study “included 662 subfertile men enrolled at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center between 2000 and 2017.” The men “provided a total of […]

The Best Cannabis Strains for Adventure and Exploration

Have you ever stood on top of a mountain? If you’re a skier or snowboarder, you have, and with boots strapped around cold feet. Many snowboarders are keen to consume cannabis before (or while) they ascend a mountain then carve their way down it. There’s something special about combining cannabis with the views of snow […]


The Benefits of Growing Cannabis at Home

If you’re in a state where growing your own cannabis is legal, you’ve likely considered cultivating your own marijuana. In fact, the National Gardening Survey found that, if growing marijuana was legal, 15 percent of U.S. households would give home growing a try. However, growing cannabis at home does have its challenges. Cannabis has a […]

CBD Hemp Flower: Everything You Need to Know

If asked the difference between the hemp plant and the cannabis plant, many marijuana consumers can be forgiven if they admit that they don’t really know. The two names have been used interchangeably in culture, and both are only recently becoming legalized again in America. Even more confusing, both produce flowering buds because both are […]

420 Culture

The 5 Best Cannabis Rolling Papers

When it comes to rolling joints, choosing the right paper is highly important. Not only do rolling papers affect the overall smoking experience, but they also play a large factor in how easy it is to roll your cannabis.  Many people have a favorite rolling paper brand and claim that their papers are the easiest […]

Starting a Cannabis Business? These Resources Can Help

The cannabis industry has proven to be a prosperous venture for many entrepreneurs and, with the continued success of progressive marijuana reform, there are more opportunities than ever before to get involved and start a business. It’s true, the opportunity for success has never been higher – but the same can be said for the […]

Winnipeg’s First Doctor-Led Cannabis Clinic Opens

An alternative method of medication is now being offered in Winnipeg. Manitoba’s first physician-led medical marijuana clinic, CannaWay clinic, opens Wednesday on Kenaston Boulevard and Grant Avenue. The clinic offers specialists and general-practitioners who develop patient treatment plans for symptoms or ailments. – Read the entire article at Global News. Go to Source Author: Abigail […]

Senator Ron Wyden Introduces Bill to Legalize Marijuana; Big Tobacco Rejoices

Today, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), along with Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), introduced S. 420/H.R. 420 to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, establish a commercial retail market, and tax the drug. In response, former Obama administration advisor and President and CEO of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), Dr. Kevin Sabet, released the following statement: […]


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, February 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // NJ edges closer to legalizing recreational cannabis after breakthrough on taxing (Marijuana Business Daily) // Chart: Most California municipalities ban commercial cannabis activity (Marijuana Business Daily) // MedMen Is Already Praised as the ‘Apple Store of Weed’ But Its Rapid […]


Monday, February 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, February 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Wisconsin Governor Puts Marijuana Decriminalization And Medical Cannabis In Budget (Marijuana Moment) // Pennsylvanians shelled out $132 million for medical marijuana in first year (Morning Call) // GOP senator’s bill calls for state-run pot shops (Sante Fe New Mexican) Today’s […]


Aurora launches Cannabis Tax Ticker as the industry comes together for the Don’t Tax Medicine campaign

Aurora Cannabis Inc., Canadian Licensed Producer headquartered in Edmonton, has launched a Cannabis Tax Ticker–a live website that runs a tally of how much Canadians have racked up in medical cannabis taxes. “The Medical Cannabis Tax Ticker is an estimate of how much money the government has collected from patients who are prescribed medical cannabis for serious […]


Medical marijuana is legal in the UK, but getting it is about as hard as ever

On November 1st 2018, the United Kingdom legalized cannabis for medical use. Unfortunately, despite years of waiting, the country wasn’t ready for it, writes Brandon Hicks. “It’s a huge step forward, to say ‘we’re going to allow people to get the medicine they need,’” cannabis entrepreneur Cosmo Feilding told Civilized. “But, without a regulatory framework in […]

Marijuana banking proposal gets first-ever hearing in U.S. House committee

A proposal to open banking and financial services to marijuana businesses in states that have legalized marijuana got its first-ever hearing in a U.S.House committee Wednesday, making Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter optimistic about its chances. “We’ve been introducing a version of this bill for almost six years, since Colorado by initiative legalized recreational marijuana,” Perlmutter, […]

Nebraska medical marijuana backers file formal papers for campaign

LINCOLN, Neb. — Backers of an effort to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska have filed formal paperwork for a statewide ballot campaign. Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws submitted their proposed constitutional amendment Tuesday to the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office. State Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, of Lincoln, are co-chairing the effort to place […]

The Week in Weed: February 22, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Starting off in the international sphere, the European Parliament has passed a resolution recommending the descheduling of cannabis.  The hope is that this could lead to the establishment of bloc-wide medical marijuana laws. In South Korea, medical […]


Free Lunch-Time Webinar TOMORROW: West Coast Hemp-CBD After the Farm Bill

Congress passed the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (better known as the “Farm Bill”) in December 2018 which removed hemp from the federal Controlled Substances Act. This further resulted in hemp-based cannabidiol or “hemp-CBD” legalization. Despite their federally legal status, hemp-CBD products are now more in question than ever, different state and federal agencies have […]

Federal law and policy

The Feds Aren’t Done With Cannabis

As more and more states legalize cannabis in some form or another, and as more and more Senators and Representatives introduce legislation that would relax the federal pot laws, it’s important not to lose sight of reality: cannabis is still a Schedule I drug and is unlawful under federal law. That said, in the years […]

Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson approved for Michigan medical marijuana dispensary – USA TODAY

Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson approved for Michigan medical marijuana dispensary  USA TODAY Former Lions star Calvin Johnson approved for medical marijuana business in Detroit  CBS Sports Ex-Detroit Lion Calvin Johnson gets pre-approval for medical marijuana business  Detroit Free Press Former Detroit Lion Calvin Johnson awarded license for medical marijuana dispensary  Detroit Metro Times Ex-Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson […]

Marijuana News Is Moving

News content on Marijuana.com is being reborn as Weedmaps News at news.weedmaps.com. While our URL has changed, you can still find breaking news, political coverage, science explainers, and deep dives into the culture of cannabis. The Marijuana.com archives remain available, with the exception of recent selections that have transferred to Weedmaps News. While Marijuana.com won’t […]

Rights Groups, Unions Call for Ending Marijuana Prohibition

A coalition of major civil rights organizations, labor unions and other groups is calling on Congress to completely remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and divert revenue to communities that have been harmed by the enforcement of cannabis prohibition.   “Pass legislation de-scheduling marijuana with racial equity and justice reform components,” reads one recommendation […]

How Trump Government Shutdown Threat Could Affect Marijuana

President Donald Trump is threatening to shut down the government if Democrats refuse billions of dollars in funding for a border wall — but the consequences of that action would extend far beyond border security. WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall, squabbling over election results. […]

Elon Musk Confesses: ‘I Have No Idea How To Smoke Pot’

Elon Musk got himself into a bit of trouble after smoking marijuana during an appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast in September 2018. The move reportedly led to NASA launching an investigation into his company SpaceX’s “workplace safety” and “adherence to a drug-free environment.” But now, in a new interview 60 Minutes, the Tesla founder indicated […]

Cannabis May Qualify for Study Grants as ‘Natural Product’

Federally funded research into marijuana seems to be escalating, with one government agency recently posting a roundup of current “cannabinoid-related funding opportunities” for studies investigating the plant’s therapeutic potential. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) on Dec. 8, 2018, shared a list of four research grant opportunities for studies on “natural products” […]


Cannabis Coffee: How To Add THC To Your Coffee

Some combinations just make sense: peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, electrons and protons, Mickey and Minnie. But there’s one combination that will have you smacking your head saying, “Why didn’t I think of that before?” What is this magical mixture? It’s none other than cannabis coffee. Clichéd “wake and bake” jokes aside, combining […]

Montana lawmakers consider bill on legal protections for medical marijuana patients – KPAX-TV

Montana lawmakers consider bill on legal protections for medical marijuana patients  KPAX-TV House, Senate move closer to ending Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay ‘We’re getting closer’: Bill to repeal medical marijuana smoking ban advances  Miami Herald Florida Legislature moves closer to ending ban on smokable medical marijuana  Orlando Weekly View full coverage on […]

Vaping and Its Dangerous Ways

There is currently a race to find out the impact of e-cigarettes on the adolescent brain. Elisa Trucco and Matthew Sutherland, psychologists from Florida International University, are leading this race due to parents being concerned. Parents want to know how vaping is going to affect their children. Sutherland and Trucco have a study to examine […]

Texas Reform

Has anyone heard any news how it’s going in the capital? All I’m able to gather from multiple news sources is the amount of bills that have been filled. At what point do they actually start discussing these bills? I’d like to know what’s going on more during this session since they are spaced out […]

Now You Can Fight the Flu — With Cannabis!

Atlas Edibles drinks, infused HoneyPot, Jade nectar tinctures, and more products to survive the ravages of flu season. The post Now You Can Fight the Flu — With Cannabis! appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Elise McDonough Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

House, Senate move closer to ending Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana – FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

House, Senate move closer to ending Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay ‘We’re getting closer’: Bill to repeal medical marijuana smoking ban advances  Miami Herald Florida Legislature moves closer to ending ban on smokable medical marijuana  Orlando Weekly Florida gets closer to repealing smokable medical pot ban  Naples Daily News View full coverage on […]