Supreme Cannabis Launches Cambium Plant Sciences

Cambium Plant Sciences to disrupt cannabis industry through the development and licensing of next generation cannabis plant genetics and cultivation IP. Supreme Cannabis will invest approximately $14 million for the construction of a state-of-the-art, 34,000 sqft research and development facility located in Goderich, Ontario. TORONTO, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ – The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (“Supreme Cannabis” […]

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The Cannabis Cultural Association Presents Trailer for CannaAbuelo: The Jorge Gavilanes Story, a Short Film focused on Medical Cannabis

NEW YORK – April 24, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ –  In an effort to educate the Latinx community, the Cannabis Cultural Association presents the trailer for the short film titled: CannaAbuelo: The Jorge Gavilanes Story. In his native language of Spanish (with English subtitles), Jorge Gavilanes shares his experience as a New York State medical marijuana patient in […]

How Smart Breeding and Purposeful Marketing Can Save Craft Farms

Originally from Rhode Island, Kevin Jodrey spent years as a self-professed outlaw grower in California before going legal. In 2008, he joined a dispensary called the Humboldt Patient Resource Center (HPRC), where he helped isolate CBD genetics from a Spain-bred strain called Cannatonic. Since then, he’s become one of the most respected cannabis breeders in […]

Weed Stocks: Police Betting Pensions could lose everything— Should we Feel Bad?

Stupid police. Probably revelling in the ironies. Having spent their careers prosecuting (and persecuting) Canada’s cannabis consumers, farmers and industry. Now, the police are enjoying their retirement on the market boom of large, licensed cannabis companies. The same ones established by the Harper government under problematic and unsettled circumstances. The same ones trading in the […]

Report: Marijuana Legalization Association With Increase in Home Values

Legalizing marijuana is associated with an immediate increase in housing prices, according to a new report published by the online service Clever Real Estate. According to the study, “States that legalize recreational cannabis see an immediate bump in home values following legalization, even without retail dispensaries opening up. From 2017 to 2019, cities where recreational marijuana […]

Grow Tech: Gadgets for the Home Cannabis Cultivator

With the array of cannabis legalization laws taking effect in the U.S. and around the world, it’s becoming much easier to grow your own crop. By becoming your own master cultivator, you gain autonomy throughout the entire growth process, ensuring both safety and quality. Home cultivation can improve your health and wellness. Certain pesticides, funguses and […]

Grasshopper Vaporizer (for Dry or Loose-Leaf Herbs)

Grasshopper’s stainless steel or titanium body is about twice the size of a ballpoint pen. A temperature dial and five-second startup time offer control to dry herb fans. GrasshopperVape.com Here are 5 additional vaporizers you’ll want to check out: Go to Source Author: Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Cannabis Drinks: Good or Bad Flavor?

Dog food at 3-years-old. Elmer’s Glue at 5-years-old. Your grandmother’s meatloaf at 9-years-old. Your partner’s cooking at 31-years-old. Your own cooking at 42-years-old. Let’s be honest, we’ve all eaten something that tasted terrible at one point or another. Now, it seems that the rapid expansion of the cannabis industry is allowing bad-flavored products to make […]

Quitting Cigarettes? Joints Rolled With CBD Might Help

Mellow pre-rolls from Toast, Prism, Willie’s Reserve, Marley Natural, Herba Buena, and Henry’s Originals could blunt nicotine cravings. The post Quitting Cigarettes? Joints Rolled With CBD Might Help appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Elise McDonough Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Medical marijuana bill gets Alabama Senate committee approval – Montgomery Advertiser

Medical marijuana bill gets Alabama Senate committee approval  Montgomery Advertiser Alabama Senate committee approves medical marijuana  AL.com Senate Judiciary committee passes Alabama medical marijuana bill  WSFA Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill  Marijuana Moment Alabama committee advances medical marijuana bill  WTOK View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Canadian Cannabis is About to Change For the Better

If you’re like us, you are patiently waiting for the federal government to legalize edibles. Luckily, the wait will be over before we know it, as the government has stated that cannabis edibles will be available for purchase by October 17th, 2019. This is good news because edibles provide significant benefits for consumers, medical patients, […]

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill – Marijuana Moment

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill  Marijuana Moment Alabama Senate committee approves medical marijuana  AL.com Senate Judiciary committee passes Alabama medical marijuana bill  WSFA Medical marijuana bill gets Alabama Senate committee approval  Montgomery Advertiser Alabama committee advances medical marijuana bill  Cullman Times Online View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Cannabis & Fitness: An Exercise in Success

You too can have moves like Jagger when you incorporate marijuana into your exercise regime. That is according to a new study done by researchers at the University of Colorado.  The report published in the medical journal Frontiers in Public Health has found that consuming cannabis may help motivate users to exercise and improve their […]

Cannabliss Retreats Arrives in Coral Cove, Jamaica, June 16-23

Come Reset, Connect & Adventure with Industry Leaders, Wellness Experts, and Community! Following an incredible series of events in California and Canada, Cannabliss Retreats, the world’s first global cannabis tourism company, is hosting their 5th cannabis wellness excursion to discover the heartland of the spirit of cannabis in the lush tropics of Coral Cove Resort […]

Is CBD Oil Legal In All 50 States?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is fast outshining tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, in becoming the focal point of scientific attention. CBD, unlike THC, is one of the many non-psychoactive cannabinoids found in cannabis plants. It doesn’t make you stoned and CBD has a horde of medicinal qualities. Research proves CBD safe and unmistakably effective at treating a range […]

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How Good Is Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Over 2.3 million people around the world live with multiple sclerosis (MS). Here’s whether cannabis can help. Canada is one of the countries with the highest numbers of MS patients. According to MS Society of Canada, 1 in every 385 Canadians lives with this condition. As it’s one of the most debilitating conditions, living with […]

Treatment of Crohn’s disease with cannabis: an observational study

Treatment of Crohn’s disease with cannabis: an observational study Abstract BACKGROUND: The marijuana plant cannabis is known to have therapeutic effects, including improvement of inflammatory processes. However, no report of patients using cannabis for Crohn’s disease (CD) was ever published. OBJECTIVES: To describe the effects of cannabis use in patients suffering from CD. METHODS: In this retrospective observational study we examined disease activity, […]

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Federal Legalization – Then What?

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot.  “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s“ PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT Federal Legalization – Then What? – It is fascinating to step back and observe how the mindset of many in the cannabis industry seems to work. Let’s think through a couple of scenarios […]

Breaking News

Not Quite Over The Line For Social Consumption In Denver

MJ Biz reports… The proposal was supported by seven of 12 councilors but failed to get the supermajority needed to change a voter-approved law, the Denver Post reported. The bill would have reduced from 1,000 feet to 500 feet the distance a social consumption business is required to be from child care facilities and certain other buildings.   […]

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Namibian Rastafarians Rally To Legalize Cannabis

  Namibia’s New Era Live reports……. Aletta ShikololoWINDHOEK – Ganja Users of Namibia (GUN) and scores of Namibian Rastafarians on Saturday protested against the prohibition of cannabis, appealing to Namibian authorities to emulate South Africa and other countries that have decriminalised the recreational and other use of dagga. The demonstration which took place at B1 […]

Hitting the pen at work.

Any of you do this on rough days? I know it’s kind of irresponsible, but it helps the day pass. submitted by /u/FUKEN_JOEY [link] [comments] Go to Source Author: /u/FUKEN_JOEY Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

How Cannabis and Fitness Can Work Together for Your Health

Understanding the relationship between cannabis and fitness is key to unlocking the plant’s myriad of beneficial affects to those who work out regularly. The post How Cannabis and Fitness Can Work Together for Your Health appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

How to Grow Marijuana Sustainably With Korean Natural Farming

Learn about Korean Natural Farming, a set of practices that can be used to grow cannabis sustainably by incorporating and working with nature instead of disrupting it. The post How to Grow Marijuana Sustainably With Korean Natural Farming appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Trevor Hennings Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Next Generation Marketing: How to Utilize Brand Ambassadors

In the ever-evolving landscape of cannabis, market competition is becoming fiercer. To stay ahead of the curve, many companies are turning to marketing tactics such as brand ambassadors. Ranging from loyal customers to event staff and social media influencers, good brand ambassadors not only can help humanize a brand, but with increasing demand for product […]

4/20

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Maine releases draft rules for its recreational marijuana market. Read them here. (Portland Press Herald) // Cannabis vaporizer company Pax Labs raises benchmark $420 million in funding (Marijuana Business Daily) // Marijuana Legalization Not Linked To Increased Traffic Deaths, Study […]

Uganda government seals deal to export marijuana

The current contracts run for 10 years but along the way, we shall expand to satisfy future demand Uganda is set to export medical marijuana products to Canada and Germany worth Shs600b in June, Daily Monitor has learnt. It has also emerged that on December 7, 2017, Uganda exported unrefined cannabis buds/ flowers to South […]

Cannabis Law News

Washington: Notice of Withdrawal of Proposed Rules 

Notice of Withdrawal of Proposed Rules Acceptable Forms of Identification – Tribal IdentificationWSR # 19-07-085 The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is withdrawing the CR 102 and proposed revisions to WAC 314-11-025 – Acceptable Forms of Identification. The proposed revisions are being withdrawn and the May 1, 2019 public hearing is canceled in order […]

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Top Hemp Growing Countries

Here we go   RANKING THE TOP HEMP GROWING COUNTRIES #6 – North Korea Starting the list with a country like North Korea might be surprising to some. But those who know the country’s history are well aware of the importance of hemp to Korean culture. Since the beginning of both North and South Korea’s written […]

8 Simple Ways to Smoke Wax without a Dab Rig

Smoking concentrated cannabis is on the rise, and many smokers love to use their wax using dab rigs. However, dab rigs are not the only tools that one can use to consume marijuana concentrates. While using a rig is really fun and efficient, there are many reasons why you should learn other ways of enjoying […]

10 Cannabis Instagram Influencers You Need to Follow Now

In the digital age, companies must take their message directly to the masses. Cannabis companies, especially. Shut out of many traditional forms of advertising, brands are relying on social media and influencers to fill the void. These 10 influencers come from every conceivable background, from medical patients and advocates to former models and even an […]

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Cannabis Package Recycling Rolled Out Canada-Wide

Cannabis users left with a mountain of waste from pot packaging can now drop it off at two London dispensaries to be recycled under a free program launched by Canada’s biggest marijuana company on Earth Day. Cannabis users left with a mountain of waste from pot packaging can now drop it off at two London […]

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Seth Rogen Joins Calls for Cannabis Amnesty in Canada

Actor Seth Rogen is joining calls for the Canadian government to expunge the criminal records of drug users who were convicted of simple pot possession. Rogen used this year’s 4/20 event to draw attention to the Cannabis Amnesty campaign, which wants the government to issue “blanket pardons” for the offence now that recreational marijuana has […]

6 Cannabis Strains for People Who Love Earthy Terpene Profiles

Earthy flavors exist in a variety of cannabis strains—some uplifting, some calming. Check out these earthy strains with terpene profiles that lend notes of pine, woodiness, and hash. The post 6 Cannabis Strains for People Who Love Earthy Terpene Profiles appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dante Jordan Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

Cypress Hill lights up 420 Vancouver 2019

Check out these exclusive pics of Cypress Hill rocking the 420 Vancouver stage with their headlining set! Despite the Vancouver Park Board’s many efforts to cancel Cypress Hill, the show went on, exactly as planned. You’d think the authorities should’ve known better, after decades of trying (and failing) to stop the cannabis culture movement, culminating […]

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Tips for Becoming a Great Budtender

For most people wanting to enter the cannabis industry, budtending is a great first step. There are so many draws: interesting people, discount marijuana, fun coworkers, selling a product you love, and good music. Even more, budtenders have the unique opportunity of experiencing the hustle and bustle of a brand new industry firsthand. However, it’s […]

Cannabis Goes Silver

Last summer, as part of an effort to help seniors learn more about cannabis, Canopy Growth Corp. loaded a bus at a nursing home and brought residents on a field trip to its Ontario, Canada, growing operation. They’re not alone when it comes to catering to the over-sixty-five crowd. In some states, dispensaries offer bingo […]

Trump administration says Colorado immigrants in cannabis industry not showing good moral character

Several weeks after Denver’s mayor said immigrants here were denied American citizenship because of their work in the cannabis industry, President Donald Trump’s administration issued a formal policy making clear that is occurring and will continue to occur. On Friday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a one-page policy, stating that “violation of federal controlled […]

Atmos Electro Dabber Multi-Function Vaporizer

A multi-function vaporizer, the Electro Dabber vaporizes wax-consistency product through a reverse-airflow path or can be used for a traditional dry herb experience via the included heating chamber. AtmosRX.com Here are 5 additional vaporizers you’ll want to check out: Go to Source Author: Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, April 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // State-Legal Marijuana Use Makes Immigrants Morally Unfit for Citizenship, Trump Administration Warns (Marijuana Moment) // Top execs at American weed retailer MedMen quit amid ex-CFO’s claims of financial duress (CNBC) // Expungement Efforts Surge on 4/20 With Ben & Jerry’s, […]

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Valley Couple Has Cannabis-Themed Wedding

One special couple celebrated their love at a cannabis-themed wedding ceremony on Saturday. They were married at the Mint Dispensary in the East Valley. They say the cannabis connection they share is lifesaving. Their special day took place at a dispensary, not a church or a country club. Anthony and Crystal Torres just got married […]

4/20 Goes Mainstream as Cannabis Celebrates its Holiday

Festivities abounded this weekend, when cannabis holiday 4/20, and religious holidays Passover and Easter coincided under a full “pink” moon. Vibes are being felt globally–and more importantly–in mainstream markets–as companies climbed on the marijuana marketing bandwagon. Now, more than ever before, people in the U.S. and all over the world are increasingly pro-cannabis. Here are […]

The Queen of Cannabis Sweetness – Bubble Gum Serious Seeds

The three Bubble Gums crossed the finishing line on time Practically every home grower in the world concerned with cannabis strains has at least heard of the Bubble Gum strain. Because it ranks among the big famous names in the world of cannabis varieties, the name alone sends canna-sseurs into fits of joy. Since its […]

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Louisiana bills seek to legalize marijuana

More than a dozen bills related to marijuana have been filed by Louisiana legislators for this year’s session, including three that would take different paths to full legalization. House Bill 462 by Rep. Cedric Glover, D-Shreveport, calls for a state constitutional amendment that would allow local governing authorities to hold elections to decide whether sale, […]

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Medical marijuana sales in Arkansas set to start mid-May

With the harvest of the state’s first legal cannabis crop just days away, sales of medical marijuana in Arkansas should begin in mid-May, according to government regulators. Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin said on Friday that a dispensary in Hot Springs should receive final approval for its license to sell medical marijuana […]

Efficacy of Cannabis-Based Medicines for Pain Management: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Efficacy of Cannabis-Based Medicines for Pain Management: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Abstract BACKGROUND: The management of chronic pain is a complex challenge worldwide. Cannabis-based medicines (CBMs) have proven to be efficient in reducing chronic pain, although the topic remains highly controversial in this field. OBJECTIVES: This study’s aim is to conduct a conclusive review […]

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FDA Public Hearing & Comments On Cannabis

This post was written by Kamran Aryah, an attorney with the Kight on Cannabis law firm. The FDA is however finally allowing the public to weigh in, with the announcement of a Public Hearing to take place on May 31, 2019. What’s more, is that the Agency is allowing submission of public comment until July 2, 2019 and […]

Breaking News

14 foreign firms seek licences to grow marijuana in Uganda

PML Daily reports…..KAMPALA – Cabinet is considering proposals from several companies that are seeking to venture into growing cannabis in Uganda for medicinal purposes. In Uganda, the use of cannabis for recreational purposes is illegal but Cabinet is considering proposals from a series of foreign firms that seek to make the banned substance produce drugs. […]

Fact Check: Is Marijuana’s CBD Psychoactive Or Not?

Fact Check: Is Marijuana’s CBD Psychoactive Or Not? CBD is frequently mischaracterized as ‘non-psychoactive’ or ‘non-psychotropic’ in comparison to THC, but these terms are inaccurate, given its prominent pharmacological benefits on anxiety, schizophrenia, addiction, and possibly even depression. The post Fact Check: Is Marijuana’s CBD Psychoactive Or Not? appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Becky […]

What is THCA?

There are over 100 cannabinoids that have so far been identified in the cannabis plant. One of the most well-known and researched is THC, which contains well-documented therapeutic effects. Did you know, however, that THC and CBD aren’t completely present in cannabis plants that are fresh and alive? Isn’t THC the psychoactive compound in marijuana […]

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Cannabots: Are the Robots Coming For Your Weed?

Everyone seems to agree that few of us are safe from the impending roboacolypse. Not the farmers, not the restaurant workers, not even the fashion models or (gasp!) the lawyers. What about those employed in the cannabis industry? Not according to a recent article on Seedo, “an Israeli and Maryland based startup that claims to […]

Weed Tolerance Break: 7 Signs and 7 Tips You Need One

Stepping away from marijuana is vital at a certain point in the life of a regular smoker but taking that break can be quite challenging. This is especially true for those who have become best friends with cannabis products. Knowing why, when, and how to abstain from weeds for some time will help make the […]

Associations between medical cannabis and prescription opioid use in chronic pain patients: A preliminary cohort study

Associations between medical cannabis and prescription opioid use in chronic pain patients: A preliminary cohort study Abstract BACKGROUND: Current levels and dangers of opioid use in the U.S. warrant the investigation of harm-reducing treatment alternatives. PURPOSE: A preliminary, historical, cohort study was used to examine the association between enrollment in the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program (MCP) […]

Does CBD Oil Stay in Your System?

CBD infused products are becoming popular at a rapid rate. At the same rate, the sophistication of many drug tests is also improving by significant numbers. Now, you are probably wondering how CBD – Cannabidiol (a chemical compound from any cannabis plant that does not make you high) can land you in trouble if it […]

Medical Cannabis News

Georgia’s Governor Signs Bill Into Law That Allows Medical Cannabis Patients To Access Cannabis Oil That They Could Already Access

We ask..  Why did this process of giving patients access to what they already have take 6  years !   Here’s the  ABC  article ……Some Georgia patients will soon be allowed to legally buy the marijuana they are already allowed to possess. Because of a legal quirk, patients and families have regularly broken the law to obtain […]

Cannabis Law News

Oregon Cannabis Legislation Update

Oregon Update  A quick rundown of some of the bills we’ve been tracking so far this year.   1) Export Bill Passes Crucial Committee Vote! We’re extremely excited to announce that the bill that establishes the framework for cannabis exports passed out of committee last week, and is headed to the Oregon Senate floor. We have been […]

Cannabis Law News

Oregon: OLCC Latest Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

Commission to Consider Stiffer Penalties for Violations Portland, OR. — At its monthly meeting on April 18, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved six marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.  Despite approving the settlements, Commission members expressed concern that there remains significant non-compliance by marijuana licensees failing to abide by the state’s laws […]

Craig Ex gives City TV the Studio 710 Tour

Check out Craig Ex aka The Expert of Expert Joints giving Ashley (@AshleyBurr_) from City TV a tour of Studio 710, a hotbed of premier cannabis content in downtown Vancouver and the headquarters of Cannabis Life Network and JadeMaple. As soon as you step through the door, Craig’s dog Parker comes to greet you as […]

420 at The BC Legislature

Happy 420! It’s that special time in April once again! If you use cannabis in one form or another, regardless of what you are doing with your day, chances are, you woke up happy and excited. Plus, this year is very special as its the first legal 420 in Canada! You can actually relax and […]

Can Pregnant Women Use CBD?

CBD is known to benefit several different conditions. Research shows that the non-psychoactive cannabinoid can potentially help with just about everything. Anxiety. Epilepsy. Chronic pain. Menstrual cramps. Crohn’s. Parkinson’s. Multiple sclerosis…and much, much more. Because of the myriad of therapeutic benefits CBD shows to contain, countless people are using it to revolutionize their health. Including […]

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

Georgia’s governor has signed into law a bill that allows patients who can legally possess low-THC marijuana oil for medical purchases to now purchase it legally. Governor Brian Kemp  signed the measure on Wednesday, calling the new law a “carefully crafted, balanced” measure that would expand access for patients. “Instead of crossing state lines, breaking […]

Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver

Plenty of customers (and no sign of the FDA) as the nationwide chain tests a CBD burger at a single store in Colorado. The post Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Bruce Kennedy Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

420 Vancouver 2019 Live Sunset Beach

Vancouver’s Annual April 20 (4/20) Festival Goes Live: The post 420 Vancouver 2019 Live Sunset Beach appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News. Go to Source Author: jademaple Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

4/20 in Denver kicks off with FlyHi 4:20 festival in Civic Center Park

It’s April 20th, meaning thousands of people will be flocking to downtown Denver to celebrate marijuana, many to attend the annual festival in Civic Center Park. This year Euflora, the dispensary chain organizing the FlyHi 4:20 Festival, is calling it a “celebration of cannabis,” an ode to the transformation weed has made in Colorado since […]

The Green Machine Rolls On b yPSY-23

Paul and his team are looking to carve out their own path in the hope that people will follow in their footsteps It’s an undeniable fact that the flourishing CBD market shows no signs of slowing down; the momentum which has gathered in the UK over the past few years is a clear sign that […]

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Mexican Cannabis: The New Legal Landscape

We are committed to keeping our knowledge of international cannabis news current, and as legalized cannabis has become an international reality, our lawyers in Spain and in China are naturally seeing more of this work. Zozayacorrea Sahagún Arizaga, a leading law firm based in Guadalajara, Mexico, gave Harris Bricken the express permission to provide our […]

420 Culture

The Top 10 Uncool Cannabis Acts to Commit During 4/20

Happy 4/20 everyone! It’s finally time to celebrate marijuana’s biggest holiday and we couldn’t be more excited. There is no universal right or wrong way to identify as a cannabis enthusiast but there are a few things one might want to avoid to maintain good standing among your fellow humans – especially around 4/20. Check […]

Register Free Today, 4/20, For the Cannaramic Online Summit

By the time that the stain of stigmas attached to the cannabis plant started to wash away in 2014, people found themselves immersed in a technological world. Many cannabis conventions take place around the globe every year and if you are lucky enough to live near to one, maybe you checked it out. When we […]

Hiking While High: A Match Made in Heaven?

Pretty much any physical activity can be enhanced with a good batch of bud. Not only in terms of enjoyment, but by enhancing the physiological and psychological benefits of getting active. Science has confirmed weed’s capacity to maximise the benefits of exercise, creating the perfect excuse to combine the two. Hiking is no exception to […]

9 Simple Steps on How to Grow Cannabis at Home

Are you interested in growing cannabis? Well, growing your own cannabis has several benefits. They include avoiding the instance of meeting shady characters along dark alleys to buy your supply, having the ability to grow your green stuff according to your expertise and finally, you will get to save money and not have to leave […]

Growing Marijuana Indoor Versus Growing Marijuana Outdoor

Medical marijuana has a wide array of applications, soothing everything from anxiety to chronic pain. Growing marijuana is one way to get the best quality cannabis medicine. In the past few years, the medical applications of cannabis have gained wider acceptance, and more and more people are looking towards pot as a natural solution for […]

CBD and Autism- Cannabidiol Can Help Those Who Have Autism

The neurodevelopmental disorder known as autism, affects the way people interact socially or communicate, both verbally and non-verbally. Autism research remains a developing field, with scientists still unsure what exactly causes it, and how it is best treated. Some are suggesting CBD oil could be an effective treatment for adults, and in very extreme cases, children […]

Aurora Cannabis: Canada’s Top Budmaster ™ Competition

Recognizing cannabis movement trailblazers NYSE | TSX: ACB EDMONTON /CNW/ – Calling all Canadian budtenders! Aurora Cannabis is kicking off the search for Canada’s Top Budmaster ™ through a national competition that will recognize cannabis professionals across the country who are guiding consumers as they navigate the new world of legal cannabis. Through a series of skills-based and […]

4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday

We’re posting live updates all day long on 4/20, bringing you the biggest hits from across the map on cannabis’s high holiday. The post 4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Ben Adlin & Bruce Barcott Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday in Canada

We’re posting live updates all day long on 4/20, bringing you the biggest hits from across the map on cannabis’s high holiday. The post 4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday in Canada appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Canada Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Quick drug test story

I got a job offer from a MAJOR company in California. However they are based in the south. One of the requirements is a drug test. I pleaded, I said I had a medical card, etc. no dice. I declined. A month later they call me back no more drug testing. I accept the job. […]

Breaking News

More Departures From MedMen COO & GC Are Out

The press release states MedMen Announces Executive Management Update April 19, 2019 09:51 AM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MedMen Enterprises Inc. (“MedMen” or the “Company”) (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQX: MMNFF) (FSE: A2JM6N) is pleased to announce that during its fiscal quarter ended March 30, 2019 the Company named Ryan Lissack Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Lissack […]

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Alabama Approves 180 Applications To Grow Hemp In the State

Alabama’s  Department of Agriculture and Industries recently approved 180 applications to grow hemp in Alabama. On Thursday the ADAI released information on those applicants. They include 152 growers 59 processors 5 universities All are  licensed to legally grow, cultivate, process, and research industrial hemp in 2019. “We have had a significant interest in the Alabama Industrial Hemp […]

420 News, Events, and Cool Stuff You Won’t Want to Miss

Tomorrow is April 20, a holiday for cannabis that is recognized around the world. We realize you may be bombarded with stories, emails, and social media posts about 420 so we thought we would offer a quick roundup of some of the recent cannabis industry stories in anticipation of the monumental day. “Grass Is Greener” […]

Hall of Flowers Trade Show Takes Root

Set to take place at Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California, from April 30 to May 1, 2019, the second annual Hall of Flowers brings together cannabis brands, retailers, and professionals for a two-day, industry-only event. Launched in 2018 by fashion and music trade show veterans Dani Diamantstein and Aaron Levant, and in conjunction […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Business Meeting on Track

A research study by Steven Rogelberg of the University of North Carolina surveyed 182 senior managers in a variety of industries. His findings showed 65 percent of respondents felt meetings kept them from completing their own work and 71 percent believed meetings to be unproductive and inefficient. Whether poor preparation, idle chatter, or lack of […]

Florida adds eight more medical marijuana business licensees – Marijuana Business Daily

Florida adds eight more medical marijuana business licensees  Marijuana Business Daily 2 local nurseries get medical marijuana licenses  Daily Commercial Even more medical marijuana licenses expected as state revamps application process  Sun Sentinel Medical marijuana: Kentucky must proceed with caution  Courier Journal Up in smoke: Making sense out of Israel’s medical marijuana mania  Haaretz View full coverage on Google News […]

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Will Cannabis Improve Your Workouts?

A brief list of things you shouldn’t do while high: drive, online shop, watch any Pixar film, Venmo a friend, give advice—but what about running or lifting weights? While everyone’s reactions to cannabis’s intoxicating qualities differ (some of us handle edibles better than others) and research into the subject is still new, there are a […]

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10 Ways to Celebrate 420 in Toronto

Easter and Passover aren’t the only holidays being celebrated this weekend. Saturday marks Canada’s first legal 420 festivities. April 20 has long been touted the unofficial day to celebrate cannabis culture, but not many know why the day was chosen. According to TIME, the term 420 stemmed from a group of friends at San Rafael […]

Sunboldt Grown’s Sunshine Johnston and the Art of Doing Nothing

With California’s permanent cannabis regulations recently finalized, licensees have a stable foundation of compliance upon which to build their branding and marketing, which is precisely where a lot of energy is being focused as 2019 gets underway. No region feels the pressure to brand more than northern California, and perhaps no county has more branding […]

420 in Denver: 5 things to know about smoking weed in Colorado

The 420 festivities are expected to draw thousands of people to downtown Denver Saturday to celebrate all things marijuana. Before you pass that joint, here are a few things to keep in mind. RELATED: Celebrating 4/20 this year? Check out these events, deals around Denver for the annual pot holiday. 1. It is illegal to […]

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Cannabis 420 Festival Kicks Off in Downtown Windsor

The wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of dozens of people who kicked off the Epic 420 Festival in Windsor. The three day pro cannabis festival started after 12 p.m. Thursday at Charles Clark Square. Vendors from as far away as Toronto spent the afternoon setting up displays. – Read the entire article at CTV […]

CloudV F17 from CloudVapes

An LCD display embedded in the power button enables temperature adjustment from 385 to 430 degrees Fahrenheit. The conduction chamber holds up to 0.5g of dry herb. CloudVapes.com Here are 5 additional vaporizers you’ll want to check out: Go to Source Author: Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Roll-Up #84: Bean’s Mystery History of 4/20

It’s 4/20 week! Author David Bienenstock knows all the 4/20 secrets, but he’s no fan of that Carl’s Jr. CBD burger. The post The Roll-Up #84: Bean’s Mystery History of 4/20 appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

How to Help a Friend Who Got Too High

When your friend is freaking out from too much THC, what can you do? Plenty. Experts and amateurs tell us what works. The post How to Help a Friend Who Got Too High appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Tricia Romano Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Jimmy Buffett Launching “Coral Reefer” Cannabis Brand

Orlando, Fla. – Jimmy Buffett will debut his line of cannabis products under the brand name Coral Reefer at Surterra Wellness in Orlando on Friday. Buffett has been popular with fans of chemically induced recreational fun for years with hits such as “Margaritaville.” Buffett’s mellow music has also been appreciated by recreational cannabis users for […]

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Legislators in Texas are ready to make reformative marijuana laws

Legislators in Texas are moving towards introducing 3 reformative laws which could expand cannabis liberties and the existing medical cannabis market. Texas is getting ready to light up on 4/20. In an effort to make one of the most populated states more marijuana-friendly, Texas State legislators are moving towards decriminalizing simple possession, along with a […]

More Medical Marijuana Licenses on the Horizon – Sunshine State News

More Medical Marijuana Licenses on the Horizon  Sunshine State News Florida adds eight more medical marijuana business licensees  Marijuana Business Daily Medical marijuana licenses granted for eight more Florida operators  Sun Sentinel How to Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in Illinois  Weedmaps News 2 local nurseries get medical marijuana licenses  Daily Commercial View full coverage on Google News Go to […]

Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies

New evidence suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t. The findings are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies will ultimately gain more weight. Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

What Are the True Origins of 420?

How April 20th Became International Cannabis Day As we get ready to celebrate the holiest of days in the cannabis calendar, it’s important to reflect and take a historical tour back to the roots of our favorite cannabis holiday. We’re talking about 420 of course, the annual celebration of everything cannabis that takes place every […]

2 local nurseries get medical marijuana licenses – Daily Commercial

2 local nurseries get medical marijuana licenses  Daily Commercial More Medical Marijuana Licenses on the Horizon  Sunshine State News Florida adds eight more medical marijuana business licensees  Marijuana Business Daily Medical marijuana: Kentucky must proceed with caution  Courier Journal Up in smoke: Making sense out of Israel’s medical marijuana mania  Haaretz View full coverage on Google News Go to Source […]

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Can cannabis help you get off Xanax?

For Meghan O’Dea, anxiety manifests as rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, and a loss of energy and appetite, writes Danielle Simone Brand. Repetitive and intrusive thoughts, she told Civilized, such as “everybody hates me,” or self-criticism over personal or professional shortcomings can get in the way of enjoying life. Occasionally, she even has debilitating panic […]

Medical Cannabis for Neuropathic Pain

Medical Cannabis for Neuropathic Pain Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Many cultures throughout history have used cannabis to treat a variety of painful ailments. Neuropathic pain is a complicated condition that is challenging to treat with our current medications. Recent scientific discovery has elucidated the intricate role of the endocannabinoid system in the pathophysiology of neuropathic pain. As societal perceptions change, and legislation on medical cannabisrelaxes, […]

Brands roll with stoner 4/20 “holiday” as pot legalization grows

LOS ANGELES — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it. No, Hallmark doesn’t yet have a card to mark “420.” But many other businesses inside and outside the […]

The Week in Weed: April 19, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Beginning our coverage in Texas, the city of Dallas will no longer be prosecuting low-level first time cannabis offenders.  And any pending cases will be dismissed. Moving on to Georgia, we have an update on our earlier coverage.  […]

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Malaysia’s Federal Court Reduces Zainal’s Death Penalty To 15 Years + 10 Strokes Of The Rotan For Medical Cannabis Charge

The Malay Star reports….. PUTRAJAYA: Founder of the Malaysian Marijuana Education Movement, Mohd Zaireen Zainal, has escaped the death sentence. Instead, his charge has been reduced to one of possession of drugs. The 38-year-old will now have to serve 15 years in jail and receive 10 strokes of the rotan. He pleaded guilty to the […]

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Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis – Chasing the Green

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: William F. McDevitt, Esq. PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT     The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) reported that almost $100 million in medical marijuana sales occurred between February 15, 2018, and February 15, 2019, the first full year that medical cannabis was […]

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Mike Feur LA City Attorney: “We Care If The Romaine Lettuce We’re Eating Is Contaminated… Marijuana Buyers Should Exercise The Same Degree Of Caution”

Mike Feuer, Los Angeles city attorney, states that prosecutors are seeking an injunction against dispensary, Kush Club 20, for selling marijuana without a permit that tested positive for paclobutrazol, a plant growth regulator and fungicide.   Announcing a new lawsuit against a South LA pot shop for allegedly operating illegally and selling cannabis allegedly found […]

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Now Canopy Wants To Swallow Up Acreage… Asking Price $3.4 Billion…. But Wait Acreage To Buy !

We’ll have to wait for Federal regulation to happen reports MJ Biz   MJ Biz write… Marijuana industry leader Canopy Growth has struck a deal to buy New York-based Acreage Holdings in what would be the first major Canada-U.S. cannabis transaction – but the purchase won’t be executed until the U.S. government removes federal prohibition. The combination […]

4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From Corporations

A coalition of activists are transforming the day after 4/20 into an advocacy effort aimed at reintroducing social justice into cannabis legalization. The post 4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From Corporations appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Chris Roberts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

THC, CBD, and the FDA: What to Expect at the Federal and State Level

With CBD (cannabidiol) becoming mainstream and federal cannabis legalization on the horizon, many are asking how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will regulate cannabis-based products going forward. The 2018 Farm Bill, which was signed in to law in December 2018, exempts hemp and hemp-derived products, including hemp-derived CBD, from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). […]

Dream Biggie: Iconic Rapper’s Son Launches Cannabis Brand

C.J. Wallace has big, or perhaps B.I.G. dreams. The son of one of hip hop’s greatest talents is launching Think Big, a cannabis brand with a line of products that will include vape oils, edibles, pre-rolls, apparel, and even stationery. Wallace has made a name for himself as a successful actor with roles in “Everything […]

CBD-infused Burger Set to Debut on 4/20

DENVER – In what Carl’s Jr. told MSN.com is more than a one-day stunt, the fast-food chain plans to test launch a CBD-infused burger in celebration of 4/20. The sandwich, aptly named the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight, will be available for one day at a single location in Denver, Colorado. Data from the test […]

City Cannabis Co.: Smart and Hip

Because City Cannabis Co. would be one of the first fully legal cannabis boutiques in Vancouver, Canada, founder and Chief Executive Officer Krystian Wetulani knew he had to nail the concept and vibe right out of the gate. “City Cannabis Co. stores are designed to reflect Vancouver’s unique sense of place,” he said. “We blend […]

Craft a Brand That Is Unique, Compelling, and Credible

For the past few years, I’ve been advocating the need for cannabis companies to actively pursue a more mainstream, disciplined approach to brand-building. There’s growing momentum around this strategy, and we’re seeing good things happen to many who’ve embraced it. The following is an overview of some strategies and considerations we use at our firm […]

How to Treat Yourself with Cannabis this 4/20

Cannabis has come a long way since smoking from an apple pipe. Advancements in technology and cultivation have paved the way for cannabis to increasingly shake off its stoner image and develop an array of products catering to practically any desire. Cannabis consumers are now being presented with luxurious options at sleek and airy high-end […]

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, April 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Canopy Growth isn’t buying Acreage Holdings, it’s buying the right to buy Acreage Holdings (Market Watch) // Pot sales fell in February as producers hoard supply ahead of edibles launch (BNN Bloomberg) // Carl’s Jr.’s First CBD Burger Hits on […]

Lifespot Health Medihale

The first Bluetooth-enabled vaporizer integrated with monitoring software and biometric scanning. Designed for medical use, it records and analyzes values, then informs the patient and medical supervisor. Lifespot-Health.com Here are 5 additional Hard Goods to take a look at: Go to Source Author: Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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With 4/20 just over a day a way any tips for slow burning blunts ideal for a group of about 5. Any others tips for 4/20 appreciated. submitted by /u/PPackTM [link] [comments] Go to Source Author: /u/PPackTM Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Report: Cannabis users need more sedation for endoscopic procedures

A new brief report published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association notes that marijuana users may require more sedation than non-users. In a recent report published in the The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, scientists found that marijuana users may need twice as much anesthetics than their straight-edge counterparts. Researchers also pointed […]

Crop King Seeds – 420 Vancouver

If you’re at all interested in the growing side of cannabis, you probably know of Crop King Seeds. The king himself is hard to miss with his long, grey beard and purple and gold crown. Maybe you’ve seen him on the logo, or perhaps you saw one of the king’s elusive bobbleheads, but have you […]

Waste Not Want Not – How To Use All of Your Concentrates

Although cannabis concentrates have not yet been included in legalization, they are coming soon. These new and fascinating products will no doubt garner interest from both the seasoned cannabis user and amateur alike. Even if you’ve enjoyed cannabis for years, items such as shatter, wax, budder, and a whole host of other products, might still […]

Up in smoke: Making sense out of Israel’s medical marijuana mania – Haaretz

Up in smoke: Making sense out of Israel’s medical marijuana mania  Haaretz Eight more firms to get medical marijuana licenses in Florida  Orlando Sentinel Medical marijuana licenses granted for eight more Florida operators  Sun Sentinel ‘Don’t forget about us,’ Massachusetts medical marijuana patients say  MassLive.com Medical marijuana may be legal, but are public employees protected if they get high?  Bradenton […]

THC Lean: Cannabis Syrup Purple Drank

If you have paid attention to pop culture in the slightest bit, especially hip hop and rap , you have mostly heard the word lean. Sometimes called sizzurp, syrup or more often referred to as purple drank, some people will drink certain cough syrup (typically a codeine-based cough syrup) by itself or mixed with a […]

Georgia lifts ban on commercial marijuana production – Marijuana Business Daily

Georgia lifts ban on commercial marijuana production  Marijuana Business Daily Georgia Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill  ABC News Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill; sales now legal for patients in Georgia  WSB Atlanta Medical marijuana oil sales signed into Georgia law  Atlanta Journal Constitution View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good […]

Kemp Signs Medical Marijuana Oil Bill, Making Sales Legal – WABE 90.1 FM

Kemp Signs Medical Marijuana Oil Bill, Making Sales Legal  WABE 90.1 FM Georgia Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill  ABC News Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill; sales now legal for patients in Georgia  WSB Atlanta Medical marijuana oil sales signed into Georgia law  Atlanta Journal Constitution View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On […]

Medical marijuana licenses granted for eight more Florida operators – Sun Sentinel

Medical marijuana licenses granted for eight more Florida operators  Sun Sentinel Up in smoke: Making sense out of Israel’s medical marijuana mania  Haaretz ‘Don’t forget about us,’ Massachusetts medical marijuana patients say  MassLive.com Medical marijuana may be legal, but are public employees protected if they get high?  Bradenton Herald Philadelphia ‘marijuana doctor’ suspended for ‘problematic pattern of cannabis use’  Philly.com […]

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New Jersey: Appellate Division Permits Medical Marijuana User to Proceed with Disability Discrimination Claims Under LAD

In a decision that could have sweeping effects on New Jersey employers with drug-free workplace and drug-testing policies, the New Jersey Appellate Division in Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings ruled that the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) may require employers to reasonably accommodate employees who use medical cannabis permitted by the state’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana […]

The onus of cannabinoids in interrupting the molecular odyssey of breast cancer: A critical perspective on UPRER and beyond

The onus of cannabinoids in interrupting the molecular odyssey of breast cancer: A critical perspective on UPRER and beyond Abstract Cannabinoids, commonly used for medicinal and recreational purposes, consist of various complex hydrophobic molecules obtained from Cannabis sativa L. Acting as an inhibitory molecule; they have been investigated for their antineoplastic effect in various breast tumor models. Lately, […]

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US Hemp Roundtable Outlines Developments In Hemp In Kansas, Iowa & Nebraska

KANSAS This week, Kansas’ Governor signed Senate Substitute to House Bill 2167, which expands the state’s hemp growth program from research to commercialization and ensures that hemp and hemp products are not considered controlled substances.  There were no explicit provisions about hemp CBD, but it adopts the 2018 Farm Bill’s definition of hemp (including “extracts”, “cannabinoids” […]

Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says

The unlicensed shop sold cannabis containing paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently used on golf course turf that the EPA classifies as a toxic chemical, City Attorney Mike Feuer said. The post Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

Georgia Gov. Kemp Signs Medical Marijuana Bill – U.S. News & World Report

Georgia Gov. Kemp Signs Medical Marijuana Bill  U.S. News & World Report Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill; sales now legal for patients in Georgia  WSB Atlanta Medical marijuana oil sales signed into Georgia law  Atlanta Journal Constitution It’s official: Georgia expands legalization of medical marijuana  WJCL News View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ […]

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Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) Launches HRVST TV in Partnership with GrowGeneration and GreenBroz, Inc. to Bring Educational, Grow-Centric Content into Hydroponic Stores

First In-hydro-store Television Network now available in nine states SANTA CRUZ, Cali. – April 17, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) is bringing its dispensary television network concept into GrowGeneration (GrowGen) hydroponic stores, offering grow-centric content to customers. The HRVST TV network will highlight preferred brands and offer cultivation centered content to inform and […]

Philadelphia ‘marijuana doctor’ suspended for ‘problematic pattern of cannabis use’ – Philly.com

Philadelphia ‘marijuana doctor’ suspended for ‘problematic pattern of cannabis use’  Philly.com ‘Don’t forget about us,’ Massachusetts medical marijuana patients say  MassLive.com Medical marijuana may be legal, but are public employees protected if they get high?  Bradenton Herald Lawmakers discuss improving services for medical marijuana patients at dispensaries  WWLP.com Florida bank, medical cannabis business association sever ties  Marijuana Business Daily View […]

Celebrating 4/20 in the Age of Cannabis Legalization

It’s almost 4/20 and that means there’s plenty to celebrate for cannabis enthusiasts. The day of cannabis celebration and consumption has long been the community’s equivalent to Christmas. Some prefer to keep the day low-key and partake alone or with a small group. Meanwhile, scores of others congregate at massive gatherings happening across the globe. […]

420 Vancouver Preview -Expert Joints LIVE

This week Craig welcomes Piper Courtenay, Cannabis Editor of the Georgia Straight’s Straight Cannabis to preview the 25th annual 420 Vancouver event – and 7 hour live stream (420 minutes) happening Saturday April 20th 2019 at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, Canada – the home of #BCBud. They’re also joined by Tha Big Puffa, our bud […]

Carl’s Jr.’s First CBD Burger Hits on 4/20 in Denver

The $4.20 cheeseburger includes two beef patties, topped with pickled jalapeños, pepper jack cheese, fries, and a CBD-infused “Santa Fe sauce” with 5 milligrams of CBD. The post Carl’s Jr.’s First CBD Burger Hits on 4/20 in Denver appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: David Downs Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Congressional Democrats Hold First-Ever Marijuana Reform Panel At Policy Retreat (Marijuana Moment) // State Financial Regulators Press Congress To Allow Marijuana Banking Access (Forbes) // Chart of the Week: Colorado 4/20 sales spike higher than other recreational cannabis markets (Marijuana […]

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Nectar Collectors: What Are They And How to Use Them

Source: TorontoHempCompany.com If you love dabbing but aren’t too keen on toting or passing a massive rig and all the gear that goes with it, we’ve got the solution for you. Allow us to introduce you to the next big thing in portable pot paraphernalia: the nectar collector! In this article, the experts at Honest Marijuana […]

Carl’s Jr has cooked up a CBD burger and it will be selling it exclusively at one Denver location on 4/20

The putting-CBD-in-everything craze will reach a new level on Saturday when fast-food chain Carl’s Jr releases a specialty cheeseburger at one of its Denver locations topped with CBD-infused sauce. CBD stands for cannabidiol, one of the more than 100 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant. Carl’s Jr’s “Rocky Mountain High CheeseBurger Delight” will be […]

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Industrial Hemp and USDA Organic Certification

We’ve written previously about the inability of cannabis companies to receive United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic certification for their products (although there are alternative state-level and private certifications available to fill this gap), but what some of our clients are unaware of is that the USDA will provide organic certification for qualified industrial […]

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New study suggests cannabis may be used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cannabis may be an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study published in the journal Current Opinion in Rheumatology. Researchers, who noted that “an increasing number of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are using cannabis to treat their symptoms,” wrote that “cannabinoids could be a suitable treatment for RA” and called for further study into the anti-inflammatory […]

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Montana House backs major medical marijuana law reform

Montana continues to tweak its medical marijuana system, which was first written into law 15 years ago. On Monday, the state’s House passed Senate Bill 265, which makes important changes to the program including a temporary tax increase, the institution of doctor recommendations by phone, and the “untethering” of patients. The change that may well […]

Taking a tolerance break from Cannabis

People that have switched from combustion to vaporization often report that their cannabis consumption reduces to less than half of previous levels. Taking a tolerance break from cannabis is one of those stoner subjects that we think about but rarely discuss in the cannabis community, for some people it’s almost a taboo subject. Some daily […]

How Marijuana’s CBD Can Help With Menopause Symptoms

How Marijuana’s CBD Can Help With Menopause Symptoms Anecdotal evidence is pouring in that cannabis, and specifically CBD, can alleviate many menopause symptoms and provide much needed comfort. The post How Marijuana’s CBD Can Help With Menopause Symptoms appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Mary Schumacher Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

Future Aspects for Cannabinoids in Breast Cancer Therapy

Future Aspects for Cannabinoids in Breast Cancer Therapy Abstract Cannabinoids (CBs) from Cannabis sativa provide relief for tumor-associated symptoms (including nausea, anorexia, and neuropathic pain) in the palliative treatment of cancer patients. Additionally, they may decelerate tumor progression in breast cancer patients. Indeed, the psychoactive delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD) and other CBs inhibited disease progression in breast cancer models. The effects of CBs […]

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Australia: South Gippsland (Vic) councillor Jeremy Rich charged after 21kg of cannabis discovered in police raid on family farm

ABC news Australia reports   South Gippsland Shire councillor Jeremy Rich has been charged with cultivating and possessing a commercial quantity of cannabis just weeks before the Victorian Government is set to rule on the council’s fate. Cr Rich was today granted bail in the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court after police on Monday raided a […]

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City of Sacramento Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement monthly stakeholder meeting on Thursday, April 25

Dear Stakeholder,   The Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement will host its next monthly stakeholder meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the City Council Chamber, New City Hall, 915 I Street, 1st floor, Sacramento, CA 95814.   We will provide you with our monthly update on the City’s application and permitting process and answer your questions related to cannabis […]

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The Key to Success for California Cannabis Businesses – Managing Tax Liabilities

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR:  “Jordan Zoot.  “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s“ PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT   The key to the long-term success of every medical or adult-use cannabis business in California will be found in the management of tax liabilities. The usual reasons for long-term success in business […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Meeting on Track

A research study by Steven Rogelberg of the University of North Carolina surveyed 182 senior managers in a variety of industries. His findings showed 65 percent of respondents felt meetings kept them from completing their own work and 71 percent believed meetings to be unproductive and inefficient. Whether poor preparation, idle chatter, or lack of […]

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CBD’s Antipsychotic Potential

Here’s something you might not be aware of. It’s been hypothesized that a dysfunctional endocannabinoid system could be the reason individuals develop psychotic disorders. With that being said, it makes sense that CBD holds promise as an interesting antipsychotic option. Here we’ll take a look at how CBD might function as an antipsychotic, as well […]

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DaVinci IQ Review—An Intelligent Renaissance

Introduction It’s one of the rare newer devices to rely exclusively on conduction heating, but as it turns out they did a really good job with it. Another feature which is very innovative is the the so called “flavor chamber”, but before we get into all the tech stuff, let’s take it from the top. […]

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London Cannabis Producer to Hire 240 for South-End Operation

Cannabis producer Beleave plans to hire 240 employees at its planned south London greenhouse and outdoor cultivation operation, the company’s chief executive says. London is very progressive in its view of this industryBill Panagiotakopoulos Beleave bought the former Heritage Garden Gallery greenhouse in September, paying $6.7 million for the 34-hectare property at 6867 Wellington Rd. […]

Randy’s Chill freezable vape

The chill is the only vaporizer in the world with a freezable tube. Think of it as an ice catcher for your vape, but without the mess. The chill is a premium 2-in-1 vaporizer, so whether you want to vape flower or concentrates, the chill has you covered.  If you look at almost every vaporizer […]

True OGs: Sunshine Johnston on Humboldt Cannabis Nostalgia

In the third episode of True OGs, we visit Sunshine Johnston and heirloom strains like Loopy Fruit. Raised as a back-to-the-lander, Sunshine’s garden harks back to an nostalgic era before raids or state-issued licenses. The post True OGs: Sunshine Johnston on Humboldt Cannabis Nostalgia appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: David Bienenstock Puffin’ […]

420 Vancouver Park Board Refuses: But Show Must Go On!

Despite everything you may have heard in the news lately, the 420 Vancouver show must go on! It will not be stopped, regardless of anything the Vancouver Parks Board does, which includes trying to block headliners Cypress Hill, the legendary hiphop group and cannabis connoisseurs, from performing a free show at Sunset Beach on April […]

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Marijuana sales expected to double on April 20 (Boston Globe) // TerrAscend Sees 2019 Sales at $135 Million (New Cannabis Ventures) // Study Finds Marijuana Motivates People To Exercise Smashing Lazy Stoner Stereotype (Marijuana Moment) Today’s headlines are brought to […]

History made in Humboldt by Sharon Letts

“Emerald Triangle” – has remained purposefully covertly hidden from mainstream culture. Humboldt County, at the top of the State in Northern California, is where fine cultivation and hybridization of the plant has been happening for decades. Raising THC levels for recreation over the past 40 years has been an obsession; bringing THC levels back down […]

Origins of Concentrate Part Three by Frenchy Cannoli

“Hashish is a psychoactive drug made from sieving the resin glands of the dried Cannabis flowers and pressing them with a source of heat.” Let’s begin Part 3 with the descriptions of the words “sieve” and “Hashish” to start with a clear definition of the tool and product we will be discussing in this section. […]

Cannabis growers in Ontario can now apply for agricultural grants

Cannabis growers in Ontario are now able to apply for various agricultural grants which will help them significantly cut down the production costs. It’s a good day for farmers all across Ontario, especially for those growing cannabis as their primary crop. Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced that cannabis growers in the province will now […]

Uruguay or Bust by Don Wirtshafter

Scientists one hundred years ago also understood extractions I am Don E Wirtshafter. I am a lawyer and entrepreneur who started a pioneer business called the Ohio Hempery in 1990. We bought an interest in a Chinese fabric mill and started trying to create a fad in hemp clothing. We sold hemp rope, twine, paper, […]

Riding High by PSY-23

“you don’t get so zoned out when you smoke, if anything you become more focused and aware of the environment that you are in.” DRINKING AND DRIVING is one of the most significant factors in causing accidents on the road and there have been countless campaigns aimed at reducing the likelihood of any of us […]

Could Cannabis Be A Tool To Enhance Your Spiritual Growth?

In ancient China, tombs would be filled with cannabis to assist the soul with its ascension into the after-life. Throughout my journey in the ‘spiritual community’, I have come across a lot of stigma regarding the use of cannabis alongside meditation as a tool to enhance spiritual growth. I have often been advised to not […]

Profiles of medicinal cannabis patients attending compassion centers in rhode island

Profiles of medicinal cannabis patients attending compassion centers in rhode island Abstract Little is understood regarding medicinal marijuana dispensary users. We sought to characterize socio-demographics and reasons for medicinal marijuana use among medical cannabis dispensary patients in Rhode Island. Participants (n=200) were recruited from one of two Compassion Centers in Rhode Island and asked to participate in a short survey, which […]

Cannabis Tax Intel

Article – Quartz: Here’s how much marijuana businesses pay in taxes

Read the full article at https://qz.com/1595906/how-much-tax-do-marijuana-businesses-pay/ Here’s a chart Quartz compiled State Grower tax, flower Grower tax, trim Excise and sales taxes Alaska $50/oz $15/oz By locality California $9.25/oz $2.75/oz By locality Colorado None None 15% on sales from grower to retailer; 15% on retail sales Massachusetts None None 10.75% state excise tax; local sales […]

Employee Handbooks: A Guide for Cannabis Employers

For any business just getting started with employment policies and procedures, the prospect of drafting an employee handbook can be intimidating. Horror stories about 200-page handbooks abound, alongside tales of handbooks that have done more harm than good for their well-intentioned authors. When you have an array of state and local regulations—not to mention new […]

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Lawsuits in the cannabis space

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: Darren Kaplan Hoban Law PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT As the cannabis industry matures from illegal activity to legitimate businesses, it faces the same exposure to lawsuits that exists in other industries. Once upon a time—and not long ago—it would have been unheard […]

What is CBG? (All About Cannabigerol)

While tetrahydrochloride (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are two of the most well-known of the 100+ cannabinoids found in cannabis, cannabigerol (CBG) could be one of the most important cannabinoids that exists. More important than even THC and CBD? Maybe… Why? THC and CBD (and several other cannabinoids) begin as CBG! Basically, without CBG we wouldn’t […]

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Dabbing: A Beginner’s Guide

You never really knew how many different shades of gold you can make out of green until you’ve seen the cannabis concentrates section of a dispensary or a cannabis convention. Seeing and smelling well-made marijuana concentrates for the first time may make you crave sushi if you happen to love it since wasabi is one […]

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Cannabis Could Improve Orgasms for Women, Study Finds

Study finds women who used marijuana before sex were twice as likely to say they had ‘satisfactory’ orgasms. Around a third of women in the US have used cannabis before sex and those who do say they experienced increased desire and better orgasms, a study has found. The study published in journal Sexual Medicine found […]

Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market?

Nebraska advocates warn state legislators: If you don’t pass an MMJ law this session, they’ll put an Oklahoma-style legalization measure on the ballot. The post Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Regular cannabis users require up to 220% higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures

Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures after 2012, when the state legalized recreational cannabis. They found patients who smoked or ingested cannabis on a daily or weekly basis required 14% more fentanyl, 20% more midazolam, and 220% more propofol to achieve optimum sedation for routine procedures, including colonoscopy. […]

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A Guide to the Cannabis Supply Chain

The recent growth of the cannabis industry attracts hundreds of new business entrants a year, from brands and retailers to ancillary and technology companies. As one of the early technology companies to receive investment from a mainstream venture capital fund, we are frequently approached by investors looking to get into the cannabis space. While technology […]

The Best 4/20 Online Deals on Cannabis Accessories in 2019

4/20 is a great time for deals on all things cannabis, including accessories. Check out our list of some of the best online deals. The post The Best 4/20 Online Deals on Cannabis Accessories in 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Patrick Bennett Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Best 4/20 Online Deals on Cannabis Accessories

4/20 is a great time for deals on all things cannabis, including accessories. Check out our list of some of the best online deals. The post The Best 4/20 Online Deals on Cannabis Accessories appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Patrick Bennett Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Best 4/20 Music Concerts Happening Around the Country

4/20 week is here and the “high holiday” is upon us which means it’s time to party! This April 20th, take some time out of your day to celebrate cannabis with music at some of the nation’s best 420-friendly concerts and music festivals in 2019. For all of our music and concert lovers out there, […]

What Are You Smoking Episode 77: Elev8 Cannabis CEO Seun Adedeji

Elev8 Cannabis CEO Seun Adedeji joins the show to talk about the growing Massachusetts cannabis market, what the industry can do to promote minority entrepreneurship, and more. The post What Are You Smoking Episode 77: Elev8 Cannabis CEO Seun Adedeji appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

MacGyver – 8 Creative Bowls

When it comes to blazing on something amazing, stoners can be quite creative when they don’t have a paper or a bowl. There are many different inventive ways in which you can consume those leafy green nugs you love. You may or may not remember an 80s TV show called MacGyver. MacGyver gave the birth name […]

CVS Will Soon Carry CBD Products In 800 Stores in 8 States

Pharmacy giant CVS made waves recently by announcing that they will be bringing CBD products to the shelves of 800 of their stores in the future. The post CVS Will Soon Carry CBD Products In 800 Stores in 8 States appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some […]

420

The Original Flier That Sparked the 420 Phenomenon

Former Freedom Leaf senior editor Chris Goldstein interviewed editor-in-chief Steve Bloom about the origins of how the number 420 became synonymous with cannabis in 2016. Bloom was the first journalist to write about 420 when he worked at High Times in the 1990s. You claim to have discovered 420. How did that happen? The last week of […]

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Monday, April 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, April 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Mass. marijuana industry in mostly corporate and white. Inside one Boston battle to change that (Boston Globe) // Maryland cannabis regulators tell dispensaries they need to open by Sept. 30 or else (Baltimore Sun) // Teagan Appleby to have confiscated […]

Retail cannabis stores are popping up across Ontario

Cannabis stores in Ontario are finally accepting customers, as retailers are opening stores one after another in an attempt to make up for the time lost since the start of April. Cannabis retailers in Ontario are finally on the verge of making millions as they started taking in customers in the last couple days. Prior […]

What countries are supplying the UK with medical marijuana? – Business Leader

What countries are supplying the UK with medical marijuana?  Business Leader Medical marijuana insurance in Florida? Lawmakers, agriculture commissioner pushing for it  Tallahassee.com Global Medical Marijuana Market Overview 2019 – Aphria Incorporation, The Peace Naturals Project, Aurora Cannabis  The Wide News Medical Marijuana Market (2019-2025) Top competitor, Industry Development And Market Overview  Big Times News View full coverage on […]

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This is what we know about cannabis and lung health

Physicians know that cannabis research hasn’t shown a connection between smoking marijuana and lung cancer, but some still believe there is reason to be concerned about it, writes Calvin Hughes. It’s no secret that smoking cigarettes has detrimental effects for the health of your lungs. However, the research on smoking cannabis seems to show a […]

Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy Sends Open Letter to Lawmakers Considering Marijuana Legalization

Today, former United States Congressman and co-founder of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), Patrick Kennedy, released an open letter to lawmakers in states currently considering legislation to “legalize” the use of marijuana and facilitate its commercialization. Specifically, the letters are being sent to lawmakers in New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, Illinois, and […]

Aurora have eyes on the Irish market

It is very clear that Ireland has made the decision to go towards a medical access programme. Canadian company Aurora Cannabis, the world’s second-largest cannabis company, predicts that the expected opening up of the medicinal market may see up to 50,000 Irish patients being prescribed cannabis within four years. Simon Harris, the Minister for Health, is […]

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New Mexico Governor signs Laws expanding legal protections for cannabis patients

Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a pair of bills into law last week amending the state’s medical cannabis program to expand patients’ access to the plant and to provide additional legal protections. Senate Bill 406 expands the pool of patients eligible for cannabis therapy to include those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress, severe chronic pain, Crohn’s […]

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EU To Increase Permitted THC Levels In Legal Cannabis Products

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: Mark Taylor PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT The European Union is set to increase the permitted THC levels in legal cannabis products from 0.2 percent to 0.3 percent. Lawmakers in the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development made the decision as […]

How to Break Into the Cannabis Biz (And the Salaries to Expect)

If cannabis is your life, your love and everything you live for, why not consider a cannabis career? Imagine it – spending your working days surrounded by top-shelf bud and getting paid for the privilege. Not to mention, making your mark on the national and international cannabis culture. Too good to be true?  Not necessarily […]

One-Hit Wonders

CAN YOU OWN A HEMP STRAIN? THE STICKY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NAMES AND TRADEMARKS.

Sourced From:  Kight On Cannabis https://cannabusiness.law/can-you-own-a-hemp-strain-the-sticky-difference-between-names-and-trademarks/ This article is reposted with permission from Danny Zlatnik, a California lawyer experienced with both cannabis law and intellectual property. A common misconception about trademarks is that they are “names” that one can own after submitting an application for one. This is wrong for two reasons. First, the name of a […]

Breaking News

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha Chides Office of the Narcotics Control Board Over  Raid on Khao Kwan Foundation

Thaiger reports…….Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is instructing the Public Health Ministry and leading tertiary educators to support the Khao Kwan Foundation in the research and development of cannabis oil for medical purposes. His support is a rebuke of over zealous Narcotics Control Board officials who raided the Foundation last week, seizing the cannabis and extract […]

Cannabis Use is Associated with Lower Odds of Prescription Opioid Analgesic Use Among HIV-Infected Individuals with Chronic Pain

Cannabis Use is Associated with Lower Odds of Prescription Opioid Analgesic Use Among HIV-Infected Individuals with Chronic Pain Abstract BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is common in the United States and prescribed opioid analgesics use for noncancer pain has increased dramatically in the past two decades, possibly accounting for the current opioid addiction epidemic. Co-morbid drug use in those prescribed […]

Best Way to Store Your Weed: How to Keep it Fresh

If you take a look at any cannabis website, you will most likely find a plethora of information regarding the substance itself and how it can be utilized to get you high or to provide you with specific medical benefits. One topic you may not see pop up as often, is weed storage. The truth […]

Breaking News

Howard Dean Hops On Cannabis Bandwagon

VT Digger reports…….There was a time, not so long ago, when Vermont Gov. Howard Dean came down firmly on the side of the anti-marijuana crusaders. In those days, says Dean, he felt proponents of medical marijuana were just using their support for that issue as a smokescreen for a general push toward full legalization. Dean, […]

Can You Smoke Cannabis Resin?

Every smoker, at one point or the other, has smoked cannabis residue, even though many don’t like admitting it. It’s most common when a smoker runs out of bud and can’t get more almost immediately. So what happens next? You just decide to smoke the leftovers in your pipe, at least until you restock your […]

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Hemp vs. Marijuana: Why Can’t Cops Tell Them Apart?

Last February, the Idaho State police pulled over a truck carrying 6,701 pounds of hemp and promptly seized it, allegedly claiming it was marijuana. Now the cultivators of that hemp, Big Sky Scientific, are suing the police, the county, and an attorney. If you’ve been following hemp news recently, then you have probably seen a few […]

Breaking News

UK: Amid Brexit Even The Spectator Is Getting Caught Up In The Green Rush

For those of you not so au fait with the UK media landscape here’s a quick wikipedia roundup of the Spectator’s outlook and history. The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.[1] It was first published in July 1828.[2] It is owned by David and Frederick Barclay who also own The Daily Telegraph newspaper, via Press Holdings. Its principal subject […]

Breaking News

Israeli Chinese Hemp MOU Signed

Grizzle reports……….Chinese healthcare firm Thalys Medical Technology Inc. (SHA: 603716) has turned to Israel for help as it bids to accelerate the development of China’s medical hemp industry. The Wuhan-based company has signed a memorandum of understanding with iCAN Israel-Cannabis, a leading medical cannabis incubator. Thalys will help the early stage companies in iCAN’s portfolio develop their […]

Haborside To Go Public. Ramping Up The PR

Here’s the PR and some commentary from Ewquitties .com A Historic California Cannabis Company “Few cannabis companies in the U.S. or Canada have the legacy and track record of success that Harborside has achieved over the past 12 years,” Steve DeAngelo, Co-founder of Harborside and Chairman Emeritus. “I founded Harborside with dress wedding in 2006 […]

Breaking News

Swedish Pension Fund Happy To Invest In Regulated Cannabis

MJ Biz Reports…..A Swedish state-owned pension fund has invested in cannabis companies for the first time. More government-run pension funds are dipping into large-cap cannabis stocks, a sign that such investments are going more mainstream. The Swedish fund, AP7, is considered a higher risk – and potentially higher – return investment.Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board recently boosted its […]

Cannabis Law News

OK Roots Vs Oklahoma Roots

Oklahoma’s K Four reports POTTAWATOMIE CO., Okla. – The fight between two medical marijuana dispensaries is getting ugly. Now, in the middle of a lawsuit, the owners of one store got kicked to the curb. The owners of OK Roots are the defendants in the trademark lawsuit. Their landlord evicted them for allegedly smoking marijuana inside their […]

aBIZinaBOX Inc. and Jordan S. Zoot

Lines We Don’t Cross

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR:  “Jordan Zoot.  “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s” PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT Lines We Don’t Cross – it is April 14 and we should have had a very smooth day with one day to go to the tax filing deadline. Unfortunately, we had an experience […]

22Red Debuts New Strains at MMD-Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Calif–System of a Down fans got a special opportunity this weekend when the band’s bassist and cannabis entrepreneur Shavo Odadjian hosted a strain drop for his 22Red brand. Held at the MMD-Hollywood dispensary, in the booming Cahuenga Corridor area, a line waited under sunny, blue skies to meet Odadjian and for debut deals on […]

The Importance of Cannabis Grow Room Sanitation

Growing your own cannabis at home is incredibly rewarding, but without proper sanitization, the reward may be less than it could be. But by maintaining a sanitary grow environment for cannabis plants, home growers can maximize yield, improve cannabinoid production, and save a lot of headaches during the cultivation process. How to Sanitize Your Grow […]

Therapeutic potential of medicinal marijuana: an educational primer for health care professionals

Therapeutic potential of medicinal marijuana: an educational primer for health care professionals Abstract With the proposed Canadian July 2018 legalization of marijuana through the Cannabis Act, a thorough critical analysis of the current trials on the efficacy of medicinal marijuana (MM) as a treatment option is necessary. This review is particularly important for primary care physicians whose patients may be interested in using […]

Medical marijuana supporters, opponents offer conflicting views to SC lawmakers – Charleston Post Courier

Medical marijuana supporters, opponents offer conflicting views to SC lawmakers  Charleston Post Courier Puerto Rico’s pot boom? Medical marijuana industry touts growth, despite challenges  NBC News Tennessee’s medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would’ve OK’d vapes and edibles, but not joints  The Tennessean Medical Marijuana Needs Debated In Missouri, Texas  Kaiser Health News Three-fourths of Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries […]

Is CBD a Superfood? (Is Cannabis a Superfood?)

It’s no secret that what we put in our bodies has a direct impact on the way we feel. Eat crap and you’re going to feel like crap. Eat foods that are packed with nutrition and you’re going to feel amazing. Simple, right? One of the best ways to consume those foods that are nutritionally […]

Basics

What is Hemp? Meet the Cousin of Cannabis in 18 Questions

Quite similar to the extremely beneficial cannabinoid-rich varieties of cannabis, hemp can also be considered a versatile plant, to say the least. Before it got banned in various countries across the world, hemp was used throughout human history, and was considered a very important crop in many different cultures. We are currently witnessing a worldwide […]

Medical Cannabis Physician Says THC Caps Are Needed – WFSU

Medical Cannabis Physician Says THC Caps Are Needed  WFSU Puerto Rico’s pot boom? Medical marijuana industry touts growth, despite challenges  NBC News Tennessee’s medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would’ve OK’d vapes and edibles, but not joints  The Tennessean Three-fourths of Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries havent opened yet  The Columbus Dispatch SC Lawmakers Hear From Both Sides on Medical […]

Article

Another Cannabis Giant Planting Roots in Leamington

The already bustling cannabis scene concentrated in Essex County’s southeastern corner is getting another major addition this spring with pot company PharmHouse Inc. set to begin growing medical marijuana at a new $150-million operation in Leamington. In anticipation of soon getting its final Health Canada approval to begin production, the company, affiliated with Canopy Growth, […]

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Teagan Appleby to Have Confiscated Medical Cannabis Returned

Government to return drug seized by Border Force after criticism from MPs and activists. Medical cannabis confiscated from the mother of a severely epileptic child is to be returned after MPs and campaigners criticised the failure to provide adequate access to the potentially lifesaving medicine through the NHS. Emma Appleby – whose daughter Teagan, 9, […]

Happy 26th Birthday Hayley Rose!

At six years old, Hayley Rose was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), a rare and severe form of epilepsy that can cause multiple daily seizures– even when she’s asleep. Fast forward 20 years later, and LGS still has a profound impact on her life. She still gets seizures regularly, despite doing everything she possibly can […]

Federal law and policy

FDA Issues Warning Letters to CBD Manufacturers Making “Over-The-Line” Health Claims

Last week, the departing Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, released a statement in which he announced that the agency, in collaboration with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), had issued warning letters to three CBD manufacturers: Advanced Spine and Pain LLC (d/b/a Relievus), Nutra Pure LLC and PotNetwork Holdings Inc.. The letters were sent “in response to […]

Cannabinoids in cancer treatment: Therapeutic potential and legislation

Cannabinoids in cancer treatment: Therapeutic potential and legislation Abstract The plant Cannabis sativa L. has been used as an herbal remedy for centuries and is the most important source of phytocannabinoids. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) consists of receptors, endogenous ligands (endocannabinoids) and metabolizing enzymes, and plays an important role in different physiological and pathological processes. Phytocannabinoids and […]

Breaking News

Dutch Attempt To Move From Semi Legal To Fully Regulated Grows

The Dutch government is to press ahead with experiments in regulated marijuana production involving 10 licenced growers, according to  detailed plans published on Thursday. Dutch News Reports The long-awaited experiment with regulated growing is supposed to remove the grey area between the sale of marijuana in council-licenced coffee shops and the illegal cultivation and supply. […]

Cannabis Tax Intel

Article: 7 states that made millions in marijuana taxes in 2018

The seven states — and the amount of marijuana tax revenue they brought in last year — are: Washington state — $319 million California — $300 million Colorado — $266 million Oregon — $94.4 million Nevada — $69.8 million Alaska — $11 million Massachusetts — $5.2 million Note: The figure for Massachusetts only reflects the estimated marijuana tax revenue that the state […]

Cannabis Law News

Mnuchin Tells House Financial Services Committee He Will Look At Cannabis .. Promise !

Marijuana Moment reports Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pledged on Tuesday to take a look at a banking bill that would enable financial institutions to service cannabis businesses. While the official said he’s not familiar with the legislation, he acknowledged that the existing system—which leaves many marijuana companies operating on a largely cash-only basis—is a “significant […]

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BCC Opens North Coast Regional Office In Eureka

SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that its North Coast Regional Office will open in its new location on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The new office is located at 930 Sixth Street Eureka, CA. and will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. “The opening of this […]

How Successful Cannabis Executives use Weekends

Thriving in the cannabis industry requires preparation, execution, and an unbridled work ethic. With all the responsibilities producers and dispensary operators have, it may be tempting to consistently ditch the weekend and stay on the clock, but for those who truly understand the path to success, the weekend serves as more than a barrier separating […]

High Design Meets High Function in PCKT Vaporizers

Based in the Bay Area, PCKT combines cutting-edge technology and sleek styling to design vaporizers that are both elegant and durable. The post High Design Meets High Function in PCKT Vaporizers appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Can I give my Dog Human CBD Oil?

We as humans and the dogs as animals have the same type of endocannabinoid system. This is a cannabinoids’ distribution system found in the body that is responsible for many bodily functions. It is a molecular system that is critical for keeping the body in Homeostasis. CBD (also called Cannabidiol) is a chemical compound that […]

Introduction to Dabbing Cannabis Concentrates

The first thought to pop into peoples minds upon hearing the word “cannabis” is a joint – go figure. Not surprising because, after all, a joint is the most common way to consume cannabis and the one we’ve all seen repeatedly in movies or on TV. Doobies aside, there is a myriad of different ways […]

manufacturing

Geocann Introduces Patent-Protected VESIsorb® Formulated Cannabis Products to the Global Marketplace

Natural products industry veteran launches cannabis company powered by an intellectual property portfolio with a successful track record of global distribution and a growing body of supporting science FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 11, 2019 – Geocann is proud to announce that the company has successfully leveraged a robust intellectual property portfolio by applying patented drug […]

Perfectly Packaged: Don’t Get Boxed In by Cannabis Packaging Failures

Packaging failures are more common than you may think, especially in the cannabis industry where regulations and requirements can change rapidly. In California, several high-profile companies had invested in new packaging shortly before new regulations took effect this year, and all that hard work (and expense) hit the trash bin because some part of the […]

The Roll-Up #83: Ngaio Bealum and Poop Weed

Comedian Ngaio Bealum talks edibles, and we have a cautionary tale about Spanish hash. The post The Roll-Up #83: Ngaio Bealum and Poop Weed appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

OK lawmakers seek to loosen medical cannabis rules about who can recommend it to patients – Marijuana Business Daily

OK lawmakers seek to loosen medical cannabis rules about who can recommend it to patients  Marijuana Business Daily Puerto Rico’s pot boom? Medical marijuana industry touts growth, despite challenges  NBC News Tennessee’s medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would’ve OK’d vapes and edibles, but not joints  The Tennessean Medical Marijuana Needs Debated In Missouri, Texas  Kaiser Health News Three-fourths […]

5 Ways to Blow Your Tax Return on Cannabis

Tax season came and went, and if you’re one of the lucky people to receive a refund, you already know what to do: spoil yourself with cannabis. The post 5 Ways to Blow Your Tax Return on Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dante Jordan Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Best Cannabis in Canada According to Top Reviewers

These reviewers pull no punches when it comes to Canadian cannabis, so we asked them to name their fave strains and products, so far. The post The Best Cannabis in Canada According to Top Reviewers appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Amanda Scriver Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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New Premium CBD Brand Cultivate Launches, Offering All-Natural Daily Wellness

RENO, Nev. – April 12, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Cultivate, a health-conscious brand focusing on thoughtfully-developed wellness products for the body, mind and spirit,announces the official launch of a new collection of high-quality Cannabidiol (“CBD”) based consumer products that are intended to foster a sense of well-being and bring balance to its users’ lives. The company’s […]

CONSUMABLES

Sunderstorm Wins Most Accurately Formulated Edible 2018 Award at Cannasafe Cannabis Testing Lab’s First Annual Awards Party “The Cannys”

LOS ANGELES – April 12, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Sunderstorm, a premiere California lifestyle Cannabis brand and manufacturer, received recognition as the “Most Accurately Formulated Edible in 2018” this weekend at the first annual CannaSafe awards party, The Cannys. Honoring the industry’s safest, most accurate and highest quality brands, CannaSafe awarded the win to Sunderstorm for their […]

Puerto Rico’s pot boom? Medical marijuana industry touts growth, despite challenges – NBC News

Puerto Rico’s pot boom? Medical marijuana industry touts growth, despite challenges  NBC News Tennessee’s medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would’ve OK’d vapes and edibles, but not joints  The Tennessean Medical Marijuana Needs Debated In Missouri, Texas  Kaiser Health News Three-fourths of Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries havent opened yet  The Columbus Dispatch SC Lawmakers Hear From Both Sides on […]

News

U.S. island territory Guam legalizes recreational cannabis

U.S. island territory Guam has legalized recreational cannabis after its governor signed the Cannabis Industry Act into law on Thursday. The legislation allows those 21-years-old or older to buy the drug on the Western Pacific island, as well as possess up to an ounce (28 grams) of it and grow six plants for personal use. […]

California medical marijuana military attorney

U.S. Bill Would Protect Pot-Using Veterans’ Military Benefits

Marijuana has proven an effective treatment for many military veterans grappling with conditions like chronic pain, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and symptoms of exposure to toxic chemicals like Agent Orange. For many, it’s a better alternative than opioids, which are highly addictive, dangerous and recommended only for short stints. In many cases, it’s even proven […]

State of Maine, Greener Pastures Recovery

Upon arrival at the home everyone receives a medical evaluation by a medical director, which includes counseling and education on various treatment approaches. Founder and Executive Director of the Greener Pastures Recovery in the State of Maine, Ronald Figaratto has been sober for 25 years, replacing a crack cocaine addiction with cannabis. Now, he and […]

News

The US will soon see a slew of new cannabis bills

The political world is warming up towards cannabis as we expect at least a few federal bills to come through in the coming months. Even though Trump might have talked a lot of smack, made some pretty conservative and borderline fascist statements, and at one point even banned Muslims from entering the country — he […]

Education

3 Reasons to Try CBD

With the recent signing of the 2018 Farm Bill, a comprehensive reclassification of hemp and hemp products, an important first step in introducing the nation at large to the possibilities of CBD has been taken. Because of this new availability and social acceptance, many are looking into CBD for the first time and curious about […]

Medical marijuana dispensaries could soon open in Texarkana, Ark. – Harrison Daily

Medical marijuana dispensaries could soon open in Texarkana, Ark.  Harrison Daily Tennessee’s medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would’ve OK’d vapes and edibles, but not joints  The Tennessean Three-fourths of Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries havent opened yet  The Columbus Dispatch SC Lawmakers Hear From Both Sides on Medical Marijuana  U.S. News & World Report Public testimony about medical marijuana […]

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Blunt, Joint, Spliff: What’s The Difference?

Source: Chacha.com The language of marijuana is a veritable goldmine of wacky verbiage. From airplane and angola to swag and sticky icky, there’s literally a slang term for every situation. Most of these terms can be used interchangeably as the mood hits, but some common words have very specific meanings and should be used only when […]

How Cannabis can save the world. by Simpa

“I don’t know if Hemp will save the world but it’s the only thing that can” -Jack Herer I’ve been consuming cannabis now for a little over half my life and, like many a green-faced naive teenager before me, I had heard and regurgitated all of the wonderful and amazing things people had said about […]

The Phylloxera and Aphid Underground

A clandestine attack could be underway in your cannabis garden, hidden beneath the potting mix Out of sight, phylloxerans and root aphids feast on plant roots. Both of these pestilent creatures wreak havoc, and multiply so fast, by the time you’ve discovered them, their populations could be in the millions. Knowing how to identify these […]

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Can cannabis help you get off Adderall?

You may be familiar with the signs of ADD or ADHD in yourself or someone close: racing thoughts, impulsiveness, disorganization, restlessness, inability to concentrate, and the easy slide toward frustration and overwhelm. These symptoms can affect anyone from kids to working adults to older people and can also seriously impact quality of life — making […]

Tennessee’s medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would’ve OK’d vapes and edibles, but not joints – The Tennessean

Tennessee’s medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would’ve OK’d vapes and edibles, but not joints  The Tennessean Three-fourths of Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries havent opened yet  The Columbus Dispatch SC Lawmakers Hear From Both Sides on Medical Marijuana  U.S. News & World Report Kentucky Advances Their Medical Marijuana Bill for the First Time  PRNewswire View full coverage on Google […]

The Week in Weed: April 12, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. The big news this week was the re-introduction of the STATES Act.  The bill would protect marijuana businesses and consumers in states where it is legal, and in what is a rarity in our increasingly partisan […]

Washington’s 4/20 Pickup Deals

Find great deals of 30% off on cannabis products through Leafly Pickup at these Washington dispensaries. The post Washington’s 4/20 Pickup Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Oregon’s 4/20 Pickup Deals

Find great deals between 30-50% off on cannabis products through Leafly Pickup at these Oregon dispensaries. The post Oregon’s 4/20 Pickup Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Nevada’s 4/20 Pickup Deals

Find great deals between 30-50% off on cannabis products through Leafly Pickup at these Nevada dispensaries. The post Nevada’s 4/20 Pickup Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Maryland’s 4/20 Pickup Deals

Find great deals between 30-50% off on cannabis products through Leafly Pickup at these Maryland dispensaries. The post Maryland’s 4/20 Pickup Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Michigan’s 4/20 Pickup Deals

Find great deals between 30-50% off on cannabis products through Leafly Pickup at these Michigan dispensaries. The post Michigan’s 4/20 Pickup Deals appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Education

Ultrarunners, CBD, and Cannabis

CBD has taken the sports world by storm. It’s quickly becoming one of the most popular supplements for athletes due to its pain-fighting and anti-inflammatory benefits. From NFL, NHL, and NBA players to MMA fighters and your everyday average athlete, CBD has become the go-to for countless people who enjoy getting their game on. Another […]

Culture

Pot Smoker’s Guide to Amsterdam—Greencamp on Tour

After completing a very important milestone in our website’s history, a couple of us decided to splurge a little and visit the “Holy Land” of cannabis. We arrived at Schiphol airport at about 3pm and quickly grabbed a train headed to the city centre. The 15 minute train ride to the centre was very pleasant […]

High-Tech Greenhouses: Grow Quality Marijuana More Efficiently

With high-tech greenhouses, you can tame even the harshest of outdoor climates for growing marijuana and produce top-quality buds at a fraction of the cost. The post High-Tech Greenhouses: Grow Quality Marijuana More Efficiently appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Trevor Hennings Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Company News

HempMeds Launches New CBD-Infused Personal Care Line at Natural Products Expo

Medical Marijuana, Inc. subsidiary introduces four new personal care products, including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and moisturizing lotion, to its lineup of CBD products. HempMeds® traveled to Anaheim, California, recently to participate in the Natural Products Expo West, the nation’s premier natural, organic, and healthy products event. At the event, the company unveiled its latest […]

420 Cannabis – Victoria 2019

This article previously appeared on Cannabis Digest. For the first time ever, the steps of the BC Legislature in Victoria will be filled with the distinct smell of cannabis smoke. At 4:20 pm on April 20, as thousands of cannabis enthusiasts are expected to turn out to both protest and celebrate the new era of […]

Article

Companies’ Cannabis Policies Don’t Always Evolve With State Law

Legalization is spreading and the “4/20 Holiday” is predicted to be bigger than ever when it comes to legal cannabis sales. That means more Americans will be using marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, but have employers’ drug use policies changed with legalization? The situation is a challenging one for businesses. Marijuana Moment’s Legislative Tracking […]

Does Bag Appeal Really Matter When Buying Cannabis?

Everyone knows the old saying, you should never judge a book by its cover. After all, without further examination, how will you know what you could be missing? When it comes to purchasing cannabis, many consumers do just that when they go ahead and buy product that looks the best from the outside. Aesthetically pleasing, […]

Attorney General Says He Prefers STATES Act Over Prohibition

In a Congressional hearing, AG William Barr said a STATES Act solution would be better than the current federal-state conflict over cannabis regulation. The post Attorney General Says He Prefers STATES Act Over Prohibition appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Max Savage Levenson Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Report Shows Which Cannabis Products Women Prefer

A recent data report from Headset details which types of cannabis products that women purchased from 2017 to 2018. The post Report Shows Which Cannabis Products Women Prefer appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dante Jordan Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Cannabis Driving Sober – Punishments & Prohibitons

A number of tough new cannabis impaired driving laws kicked into effect only a few months ago, and already, some Canadians are feeling the burn. Nova Scotia motorist Michelle Gray has been making headlines over the last week thanks to her debacle at the roadside, which occurred after she identified herself as a medical cannabis […]

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Patients, Veterans and scientists react to Florida’s proposed THC cap on medical marijuana

A proposed bill to limit the strength of medical marijuana in Florida is garnering some much-deserved criticism from patients, veterans and experts, writes Calvin Hughes. The new bill before the Florida legislature would make life much harder for many medical marijuana patients in the state. The legislation, which is sponsored by Republican Representative Ray Rodrigues, […]

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Tennessee medical marijuana bills are dead until 2020

Tennessee lawmakers have abruptly delayed all efforts to legalize medical marijuana until next year, abandoning several bills moments before the controversial topic was expected to be debated for the first time. Sen. Steve Dickerson, a doctor who is one of the biggest advocates in the Tennessee legislature for medical marijuana, said during a Senate hearing […]

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Study: Cannabis use associated with fewer disease-related complications in crohn’s disease patients

Crohn’s disease patients seeking hospitalization who use marijuana possess fewer disease-related complications as compared to matched controls, according to data published in the journal Digestive Diseases and Sciences. A team of investigators from the John H. Stroger Hospital in Chicago, the SUNY Downstate Medical Centre in New York City, and the Digestive Disease Institute in Cleveland assessed the […]

Acquisition of Rokshaw, a leading UK Specials manufacturer

Immediate access to UK medical cannabis market EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd, the European independent medical cannabis company, is pleased to announce completion of the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Rokshaw Limited (“Rokshaw”), a leading UK MHRA approved Specials manufacturer, by EMMAC’s UK subsidiary, EMMAC UK Limited. The acquisition brings immediate revenues to […]