Activist groups take swipes at new tobacco, alcohol-funded cannabis coalition

Drug Policy Alliance and NORML are critical of a new cannabis advocacy group comprised largely of corporate tobacco and alcohol interests.

Why Ontario marijuana retail operator Cannabis Xpress is betting on tiny stores

As far as Chris Jones is concerned, sometimes you have to go small to make it big. The veteran marijuana retail operator is wagering that small, convenience-style locations are the key to sustainable retail profitability in Ontario, the largest recreational…

How to cut costs and make your cannabis extraction operation more efficient

Becoming more efficient goes hand in hand with expansion and scaling up for cannabis extraction companies.

North Dakota lawmakers sink recreational marijuana legalization bill

North Dakota’s Senate overwhelmingly defeated a bill to legalize recreational marijuana, ending reform efforts in that state for the year.

Provincial windfall from Ontario Cannabis Store seen rising to CA$170 million

Ontario’s monopoly cannabis wholesaler and online retailer, the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), is forecasted to contribute 170 million Canadian dollars ($135 million) to provincial coffers for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, according to Ontario’s newly-released 2021 budget. The government-owned corporation lost…

California gov appoints cannabis industry ally as state's attorney general

The California cannabis industry is rejoicing over Gov. Gavin Newsom's choice of Assemblyman Rob Bonta as state attorney general.

Advocacy group for Hispanic marijuana entrepreneurs launches

The National Hispanic Cannabis Council launched Thursday with the goal of advancing marijuana entrepreneurialism and economic opportunity.

New Jersey picks Black male for cannabis panel after NAACP pushback

Charles Barker, a Black male, was nominated to New Jersey's Cannabis Regulatory Commission after the NAACP raised concerns about the panel's makeup.

Marijuana foes seek to impose THC potency caps to curb industry's growth

Marijuana opponents are increasingly trying to rein in the industry by proposing state-level caps on THC potency.

Green Life Business Group announces "The Bar has been Set, State of The Art Cultivation Facility" For SALE 109M

The cannabis industry is constantly evolving. Rules and regulations are also constantly changing and as the “Green Rush” continues to progress and set a strong footprint it is clear that this continued growth is also having a strong effect on…

New York lawmakers, governor agree on recreational cannabis legalization bill

New York is poised to legalize a nearly $2.5 billion-a-year recreational cannabis market after legislative leaders agreed on the program’s framework with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

US marijuana reform a 'tall order' for current Congress, new MJ coalition chief says

The executive director of the Coalition for Cannabis Policy, Education and Regulation believes full federal legalization remains years away.

‘Cannabis 2.0’ products dent Canada's dried-flower market

Dried flower’s overall share of the regulated adult-use cannabis market in Canada waned in 2020 as competition from new products increased.

Pair convicted in bank fraud case related to cannabis transactions

A jury convicted two businessmen indicted in 2020 for defrauding merchant banks on behalf of California cannabis delivery company Eaze.

Where in America is marijuana still entirely illegal?

There are only three mainland-state outliers and one U.S. territory where marijuana is “entirely illegal,” forbidden for use in any form.

How to get marijuana and hemp plants from the greenhouse into the ground

Outdoor cannabis producers often have a brief window to get their seedlings and clones transplanted during planting season.

Maryland adult-use marijuana legalization effort fails for this year

Adult-use marijuana legalization in Maryland must wait at least a year after bills failed to meet a deadline to pass one legislative chamber.

Cannabis banking reform reintroduced in US Senate

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Steve Daines and 27 co-sponsors reintroduced the SAFE Banking Act for the cannabis industry in the U.S. Senate,

Colorado enacts law to support minority marijuana entrepreneurs

Colorado's governor signed a measure with initial funding of $4 million that will provide loans, grants and technical assistance to marijuana social equity licensees.

Women's History Month: Q&A with cannabis industry pioneer Lakisha Jenkins

Cannabis industry pioneer Lakisha Jenkins reflects on her accomplishments and offers advice to women seeking to break into the marijuana sector.

Adult-use marijuana basket composition highlights consumer buying trends in 2020

Many adult-use marijuana shoppers would rather stick with one one type of product than bring home a variety of cannabis goods.

West Virginia licenses medical cannabis testing lab

West Virginia regulators awarded a business license to Analabs to serve as a medical cannabis testing facility.

Colorado marijuana businesses provide THC products for MJ research

Native Roots and Wana Brands are teaming up with the University of Colorado Boulder to study the heath impacts of flower and infused edibles.

How cannabis companies can vet celebrity partnerships and avoid pitfalls

When Canopy Growth introduced its CBD drink brand, Quatreau, to the U.S. market on March 2, the Canadian cannabis producer also announced its newest brand ambassador: American astrologer Susan Miller. Ambassadors and celebrity partnerships are familiar terrain for Canopy, already…

Crop nutrition is crucial to a successful start for marijuana and hemp farms, and depending on the cultivator’s location and preferred style of growing, there are several factors to consider. Fertilizing and amending soil on outdoor marijuana and hemp farms…

Fertilizing and amending soil on outdoor marijuana and hemp farms

Crop nutrition is crucial to a successful start for marijuana and hemp farms, and there are several factors to consider.

How will new law banning vaporizer shipments impact cannabis businesses?

Legislation intended to curb teen smoking also affects cannabis, experts say, though wholesale and manufacturing transport might be exempt.

Recreational marijuana legalization bill stalls in New Mexico but could head for special session

New Mexico lawmakers postponed a Senate floor vote on a recreational marijuana legalization bill as the regular legislative session ended Saturday.

Court battle over one of Virginia's five medical cannabis licenses

Illinois-based PharmaCann has taken Virginia to court over a medical cannabis business license that the company claims is rightfully theirs.

Oklahoma federal judge tosses marijuana residency challenge, but issue unresolved

A federal judge rejected a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's residency requirement for medical marijuana business owners, but the issue is unresolved.

Cannabis real estate financier AFC Gamma prices Nasdaq IPO to raise $119 million

Cannabis lender AFC Gamma priced its initial public offering on the Nasdaq exchange to raise net proceeds of roughly $118.8 million.

MedMen raises CA$20 million to bankroll marijuana expansion in Florida

Marijuana operator MedMen Enterprises said it raised 20 million Canadian dollars ($16 million) at CA40 cents a unit to fund growth plans in Florida.

Cannabis MSO Cresco expands in Massachusetts via $90 million acquisition

Cresco Labs is spending $90 million to acquire all the outstanding equity interests of Massachusetts cannabis operator Cultivate.

Ontario, Alberta lead Canadian cannabis sales drop in January

Retail sales of adult-use cannabis products in Canada declined to 282.8 million Canadian dollars ($225 million) in January.

Largest human CBD trial launches with eye toward checking safety of trace THC

The largest-yet human CBD toxicological trail has been launched in Europe to check the effects of consuming trace amounts of THC.

New Brunswick won't privatize recreational cannabis sales

New Brunswick discontinued its request for proposal process for the privatization of recreational cannabis sales.

Why cannabis producer Organigram struck a CA$220 million deal with a tobacco giant: Q&A with CEO Greg Engel

Organigram CEO Greg Engel explains why the Canadian cannabis company entered a strategic collaboration with British American Tobacco.

$1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package offers marijuana-related firms more options for financial help

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 includes three financial-aid programs worth exploring for marijuana businesses.

Marijuana real estate merger creates firm worth $435 million in assets, cash

NewLake Capital Partners and real estate investment trust GreenAcreage closed a merger that creates a massive marijuana real estate company.

Canada to launch review of cannabis industry fee structure

Health Canada will soon embark on a review of fees collected by the federal government from cannabis companies.

US House will again consider cannabis banking reform

A cannabis banking reform bill will be reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, industry officials reported.

Marijuana tech platform I Heart Jane suffers slowdown, affecting retail operations

Marijuana e-commerce platform I Heart Jane suffered a slowdown on Wednesday that impacted an unknown number of cannabis retailers.

Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth borrows $750 million

Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth has taken out a senior secured loan worth $750 million ($932 million Canadian dollars) in a deal with King Street Capital Management.

Hexo CEO: Canada’s cannabis sector ‘entering most competitive phase’

Cannabis producer Hexo Corp. reported a net loss of 21 million Canadian dollars ($17 million) for its second quarter ended Jan. 31.

California's provisional marijuana licensing crisis resurfaces

California lawmakers are revisiting the state's marijuana licensing, ostensibly to allow more time for permits to be processed.

South Dakota trade group forms to aid prospective marijuana businesses

The Cannabis Industry Association of South Dakota trade group seeks to assist marijuana companies in the state.

Ontario Cannabis Store appoints sixth president in three years, raising industry concern

The Ontario Cannabis Store provincial wholesale monopoly and online retailer is poised to install its sixth president in three years.

Cannabis companies anticipate added sales bump with new round of stimulus checks

Cannabis companies will likely see a boost in sales from the third round of federal stimulus payments, further fueling the industry during the pandemic.

Missouri revokes licenses of overdue medical cannabis operators

Missouri medical cannabis regulators are revoking the licenses of some businesses that haven’t met their one-year cutoffs to open.

Aphria, Tilray to host April shareholder meetings about planned merger

Aphria and Tilray will host special shareholder meetings in April on the proposed merger between the cannabis producers.

What’s New With Cannabis Stocks for the Week Ending 05/07/21

Navigate the fast-moving cannabis sector with 420 Investor, a premium service that sends real-time alerts and explanations of the news below and much more. Summary Illinois... #cl #CrescoLabs #CRLBF

Legal cannabis: What’s next, and what can you do now?

Anticipating the governor's signing of HB 701 into law, the Revenue Department is preparing to implement Montana’s adult-use marijuana system.

Hanford's first cannabis dispensary slated to open soon

Herb N' Joy is located on the corner of Douty Street and 5th Street in downtown Hanford. In addition to flower and concentrates, Herb N' Joy will also offer edibles, beverages, and wellness products.

Planning Commission approves alternate mural for cannabis dispensary after previous 'sexual' design sparked outrage • Long Beach Post News

The original mural, approved but the city’s Cultural Heritage Commission in February, showed a large female figure with a butterfly on her finger, but some residents were concerned with the amount of female’s cleavage shown in the rendering.

Rimon charts global growth with new Austin and Montreal offices, cannabis hire

Law firm Rimon opened new outposts in Austin, Texas, and Montreal, Canada, this week, expanding its footprint to 39 locations worldwide.

Cannabis competition coming to Mass.; 'There’s no smoke-off. It’s strictly by the numbers'

Jake Browne, one of the creators of the competition, grew up on Cape Cod.

Insider Cannabis: The Monsanto of cannabis — Ascend goes public — Canopy Growth founder's bid for Pornhub

Welcome to Insider Cannabis, where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar cannabis boom.

NFL's Cannabis Policy: More Leagues Following Suit?

This article by Johnny Green was originally published on Cannabis & Tech Today, and appears...

Denver Native Wants To Diversify The Cannabis Industry

One Denver businesswoman quickly realized there are many barriers preventing Black and brown people from cashing in on legal marijuana. For one, economic disparity means entrepreneurs of color can’t afford the licensing and certification required to open a marijuana business.

Better than New York? Cannabis legalization in RI needs to center social and economic justice, say advocates

“In any legalization legislation we must ensure that the past and future harms of the criminalization of cannabis endured by thousands of Rhode Islanders are repaired,

Delaware cannabis company wants to help introduce entrepreneurs to the business

A Wilmington-based company wants to help entrepreneurs tap into Delaware's potential legal cannabis market if legislation creating such a framework ultimately passes.

Alabama Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization

Alabama lawmakers sent a medical cannabis legalization bill to Gov. Kay Ivy (R) on Thursday that will allow qualifying patients… Read More

Colorado Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Medical Cannabis in Schools

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) has signed the bill allowing the storage and administration of non-smokable medical cannabis by school… Read More

Louisiana House Passes Smokable Medical Cannabis Bill

In a 73 to 26 vote, the Louisiana House of Representatives approved a bill that will allow “smokable” medical cannabis,… Read More

I quit my stressful management-consultancy job and set up a medical-cannabis company. It's now worth $115.9 million on the London Stock Exchange.

Kanabo is the first cannabis company on the London Stock Exchange. Its founder explains leaving a stressful management-consultancy job to launch it.

Canadian Cannabis Producers Are Dependent On Value Flower: Analyst

Canadian licensed cannabis producers have been faced with challenges imposed by ongoing price deflation, COVID-19 lockdowns and uncertainty over whether and when U.S. federal...

Benefits Of Yoga And Cannabis As A Stress Buster Therapy

Here are a few things that cannabis in moderation and yoga can do for you...

Report: Credit Suisse No Longer Trading or Holding Cannabis Stocks

Credit Suisse Group AG has indicated it will no longer perform transactions in shares of cannabis firms with U.S. operations… Read More

Cherokee Tribe in North Carolina Legalizes Cannabis Possession

The Tribal Council for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on Thursday voted to legalize medical cannabis and possession up… Read More

How Sweet Flower, A Celeb-Favorite Cannabis Boutique, Is Raising The Retail Bar In California

After a recent $15 million Series A round, the diversity-driven company readies to expand its footprint.

National City Green-Lights Cannabis Lounges

While many municipalities around San Diego have approved medical marijuana dispensaries and retail sales locations, National City has become the first in the county to approve lounges for the consumption of the drug.

Cannabis Stocks: 2 Big Reasons TLRY, CGC, GRWG, SNDL Stocks Are Getting High

Cannabis stocks are on the move Friday morning with many of the major players seeing shares increasing on two pieces of news.

2 top cannabis investors say their best advice is to buy stock in cannabis companies held back by a weird rule

If you want to ride the upside of cannabis legalization, invest in companies affected by 280E.

Cannabis dispensary to reopen under new name

After abruptly closing in March, Untamed Herbs is scheduled to reopen, but no longer as a medical marijuana dispensary. Instead, the owners won a license to operate an adult use

Medical Cannabis Investing: This Trend Creates a Massive Opportunity

Medical cannabis investing opportunity: Marijuana producers need to look beyond recreational use, or they risk missing out on massive revenue.

Ann Arbor dispensary to open Michigan's first cannabis consumption lounge

An Ann Arbor dispensary is venturing into recreational cannabis' next frontier: consumption lounges. According to WXYZ 7 Action News, Holistic Industries, which operates Liberty Provisioning...

Trulieve Cannabis Acquires Mountaineer Holding LLC; Street Sees 78% Upside

Medical cannabis company Trulieve Cannabis (TCNNF) has completed the acquisition of Mountaineer Holding LLC. Trulieve made a total payment of $6 million for this acquisition of which $3 million was paid in cash. The remaining payment was made by issuing…

AL & KS approve medical cannabis bills (Newsletter: May 7, 2021)

TX House passes psychedelics research bill; WI lawmakers kill gov’s marijuana plan; Lawmakers want protections for colleges studying cannabis Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which…

Proposed federal bill would give legal cannabis businesses bank access

Taking the industry out of the cash-only operating model, a bill moving its way through Congress would provide legal cannabis markets access to traditional banking services.

Cannabis-flavored drinks hit local convenience stores in Thailand

Beverage giant Ichitan keeps mood high, while third COVID wave cancels hemp forums

I-Team: Secret Cannabis Parties Hoping to Come out of the NY Shadows

New York’s marijuana legalization bill allows for indoor pot consumption lounges, but it is entirely unclear how many there could be or where they will be allowed to operate — likely setting up some heated debates

New Research Finds Rise of Frequent Cannabis Vaping Among U.S. High School Seniors

/PRNewswire/ -- Frequent cannabis vaping, defined as vaping at least 10 times a month, more than doubled among high school seniors in the United States between...

State Marijuana Czar Offers Insights into Plans for Cannabis Regulations

Linda Trujillo, Superintendent of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department, says business opportunities outweigh challenges of creating cannabis

How cannabis went from straining a family to bringing them together

Patti Kornoelje says that when her son Casey Kornoelje was a teenager, she worried about the direction in which he seemed to be heading. He had multiple

From Tacos To Chocolate Bars, St. Louis Chefs Get Creative With Cannabis-Infused Food

Nearly 100,000 Missourians now have a medical marijuana card, and demand for edibles is booming. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how they’re made.

CannaCraft agrees to pay $300,000 in CBD health claims case

The Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office says the Santa Rosa cannabis firm agreed to settle a civil case that alleged misleading advertising.

Credit Suisse Halts US Cannabis Stock Transactions, Ends Custodial Service: Report

Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) has stopped handling tra...

Michigan's first cannabis consumption lounge set to open in Ann Arbor

"We don't want them using the playground as a place to party," said Sherry Doughty about a cannabis consumption lounge that is set to open up about 400 feet away from the Montessori school she operates on the edge of…

Cannabis Offers Immediate Nausea Relief, Study Shows

The study reviewed data collected via the Releaf App and found that more than 96% of individuals in the study reported symptom relief.

Here's Why You Should Add Cannabis Stocks to Your Portfolio

The number of ancillary marijuana companies is increasing and can diversify a portfolio.

Environmental Crimes Discovered at Illegal Cannabis Grows in Tehama and Shasta Counties

Illegal Water Diversions Removed and Pollution Documented In April, wildlife officers at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) conducted two investigations related to environmental …

How to safely exercise while high, according to medical cannabis doctors

Weed could make exercise more fun, a medical cannabis doctor said. The THC content, delivery method, and type of workout can affect overall benefits.

9 Remarkable Ways Cannabis Impacts Your Thinking

This article by Gregory Frye was originally published on The ...

New cannabis provisioning center in Hazel Park has a nurse on staff

The newest marijuana store to open in Hazel Park -- Hayat Provisioning -- has a registered nurse with a leading staff role.

California Cannabis Operator GABY Is Focused On Retail Store...

Exclusive Interview with GABY Founder, President and CEO Margot Micallef Vertically integrated cannabis company GABY (CSE: GABY) (OTCQB: GABLF) has ambitious growth plans... #California #GABLF #GABY

New study finds people turned to cannabis during the pandemic to feel happier

A 2021 survey finds a positive correlation between the number of COVID-19 cases and demand

These Michigan-based cannabis gummies taste like real cocktails

A new line of gummies from Michigan-based TreeTown tastes like real cocktails — flavors like mimosa, tequila grapefruit, strawberry daiquiri, and piña colada. Except, of...

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Consultant, Todd Smith, Arrested Over Hemp License Scandal

The affidavit against Todd Smith allege that he took money in exchange for guaranteed hemp cultivation licenses.

Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill (SB 158) Approved By Kansas House of Representatives

The Kansas House passed SB 158 which would legalize medical cannabis. But will the Senate also approve the measure?

Alabama Legislature Passes SB 46 To Bring Legal Medical Cannabis To The State

If passed, SB 46 would establish a medical cannabis program in Alabama. Not the most expansive one, but it would be a start.

Eastern Cherokee Tribal Council Votes To Approve And Legalize Medical Marijuana

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians' tribal council has just approved medical cannabis on tribal lands.

Idaho Senate Passes Bill (SB 1218) To Ban Marijuana Advertising

SB 1218 would ban cannabis advertising, presenting hurdles for activists who need to promote reform initiatives.

After Four Years, West Virginia Finally Opens Medical Cannabis Registration

West Virginia patients eligible for medical cannabis are getting closer to getting some relief.

Tennessee Congress Passes SB 118, Sending Limited Medical Cannabis Bill To Governor’s Desk

Tennessee passed SB 118, which would lead to the formation of a strict and limited medical cannabis program.

George Jung, Drug Smuggler and Inspiration for the Film Blow, Dies at 78

Our deepest condolences to the friends and family of George Jung.

New Poll Shows Cannabis Delivery Has Had Increasing Popularity And Demand

The demand for cannabis delivery appears to have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Will it remain popular?

Pushing A Global Revolution: Israel’s Cannabis Market Moves Towards Promising Recreational Reform

Israel's cannabis market is expected to undergo significant changes soon.

Candy Giant Mars Wrigley Sues Cannabis Brands For Copyright Infringement

Mars Wrigley has filed multiple lawsuits against cannabis brands, accusing them of trademark infringement.

San Diego City Council Considers Easing Rules For Pot Businesses To Support Social Equity

Members of the San Diego City Council are discussing ways to promote social equity when it comes to the city's cannabis space.

Death Valley Park Rangers Discover 40-Acre Illegal Cannabis Grow

It's far from the first illegal cannabis grow to be found in Death Valley.

New York Updates Off-Duty Conduct Law To Protect Employees Who Use Cannabis Off The Clock

The Empire State's off-duty conduct law now protects employees who use legal cannabis outside of work hours.

Lawmakers Reintroduce Marijuana Data Collection Act To Congress

The Marijuana Data Collection Act would require the federal government to study the effects of legal cannabis programs.

Congressional Leaders Call For Prohibition Of Federal Interference Of State-Legal Cannabis

44 members of Congress have signed a letter calling for the prohibition of federal interference of legal cannabis.

Texas House Passes HB 1535 To Expand The State's Medical Cannabis Program

HB 1535 would expand the state's medical cannabis program, making it more accessible and effective.

German Government Now Funding Research Into CBD Extracts

The German government has made significant strides in the country's policies and laws regarding cannabis.

Michigan: Former Flint Police Academy May Become New Cannabis Grow Op

A vacant building that once housed the Flint police academy may be repurposed as a cannabis grow site.

Minnesota House Committee Advances HF 600 — The Bill To Legalize Cannabis

The Minnesota House is still bouncing HF 600 around...is there hope for legal cannabis in the state?

Montana Lawmakers Pass HB 701 To Implement Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization

HB 701 is headed straight for the governor's desk.

Colorado Senate Committee Passes Bill (HB 21-1090) to Double Legal Cannabis Possession, Clear Past Convictions

Colorado is considering a new bill, HB 21-1090, which would further advance cannabis justice.

Complaint Filed Against Nebraska Sheriff Who Sued To Block Medical Cannabis Initiative

Cannabis activists have filed a complaint alleging that a Nebraska sheriff broke the law to block a medical cannabis initiative from appearing on the ballot.

Philadelphia City Council Votes To Kill Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

The last step to ban pre-employment drug screening for cannabis is a signature from the city's mayor.

Better Measures Are Needed to Detect Cannabis Impairment While Driving, Experts Say

A new study in Canada underscores that we need better ways to determine cannabis impairment while driving.

Montana Senate Votes to Advance Promising Cannabis Legalization Bill

The Montana Senate has pushed a bill to legalize cannabis further along.

Legalize Wheat Ale: The Dankly Delicious Blue Point Brewing Drink Released on 4/20

Legalize Wheat Ale lets New Yorkers drink their terpenes!

Florida Supreme Court Kills Cannabis Legalization Voter Initiative

An effort to legalize cannabis in the Sunshine State has been struck down by the Florida Supreme Court.

Slovakia Becomes Last European State to Legalize CBD in the EU

Slovakia reformed the country's law on CBD, reminding us that being last is also significant.

Cannabis Smoking Lounges Finally Approved By Denver City Council

Denver is expanding their legal pot industry with cannabis smoking lounges.

Lawmaker Pushes Texas Cannabis Legalization Bill To Celebrate 4/20

Rep. James Talarico took to Twitter to share the news that he filed a bill to push Texas cannabis legalization.

A New Bill To Legalize Cannabis In North Carolina Has Been Filed By State Lawmakers

Cannabis in North Carolina is getting a new breath of life, as lawmakers file a bill to legalize the green.

A New Bill To Legalize Cannabis In North Carolina Has Been Filed By State Lawmakers

Cannabis in North Carolina is getting a new breath of life, as lawmakers file a bill to legalize the green.

Virginia's Governor Ralph Northam Signs Cannabis Legalization Bills Into Law

Governor Ralph Northam has made cannabis legalization in Virginia official!

21 Governors Call For Congress To Pass The SAFE Banking Act

State leaders across the political spectrum are calling upon Congress to vote in favor of the SAFE Banking Act.

Mayor Of Birmingham, Alabama To Issue Blanket Pardons For 15,000 Pot Convictions

Birmingham, Alabama will pardon thousands of cannabis convictions going back 30 years.

SAFE Banking Act of 2021 Passed by House of Representatives

As a special 420 gift (not really, it's just a coincidence), the House passed the SAFE Banking Act of 2021!

Comprehensive Bill To Expand Access To Medical Cannabis In Public Schools Clears Colorado House

A bill to allow access to medical cannabis in public schools is headed to the governor's desk!

Idaho Hemp Bill Finally Signed Into Law, Legalizing The Crop Across All 50 States

State lawmakers have joined the rest of the nation with the passage of a bill to legalize Idaho hemp production.

Cannabis Spending in Canada Exceeded $2 Billion in 2020

A new report shows significant numbers in cannabis spending for our neighbors to the North.

Idaho Constitutional Ban On Legal Cannabis Fails In Legislature

An attempt to prevent any cannabis reform in Idaho has fallen flat.

Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Says Cannabis Legalization Will Not Happen In The State

Unfortunately, according to Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu, cannabis legalization is unlikely to happen in Wisconsin.

Mississippi Supreme Court Allows Opponents of Medical Cannabis To Challenge Vote Results

Opponents of legalizing medical cannabis had the chance to argue against a voter-backed ballot initiative in the Mississippi Supreme Court this week.

New Poll Shows Almost 70% of Americans Want Legal Cannabis—More Than Ever Before

The polled people have spoken: Americans want legal cannabis.

Colorado Auctions off 14 Cannabis-Themed License Plates for a Great Cause

If you've ever wanted to own cannabis-themed license plates while supporting a worthy cause, now is your chance!

Former LA County Sheriff's Deputy Gets Prison Sentence for Faking Drug Raid

A former LA County Sheriff's Deputy has been formally sentenced for his role in a fake drug raid.

Cannabis Packaging Waste Is A Problem. A California Dispensary Is Addressing It

Airfield Supply Co. has partnered with CannaCraft and Resynergi to address the growing problem of waste from plastic cannabis packaging.

Rest In Peace, Peggy Noonan: Rebel, Businesswoman, Certified Cannabis Trailblazer

Peggy Noonan, founder of the Arizona-based edibles company Copia, has passed away.

Cannabis Packaging Waste Is A Problem. A California Dispensary Is Addressing It

Airfield Supply Co. has partnered with CannaCraft and Resynergi to address the growing problem of waste from plastic cannabis packaging.

New Mexico Just Officially Legalized Cannabis

New Mexico has officially joined the ranks of states with legal cannabis.

How magic shrooms affect your brain

Psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in "magic" mushrooms, triggers changes in your brain that may help combat depression and addiction.

Magic Mushrooms: This Scammer Is Twisting Science In A Scheme To Save The World

Joseph Kelly has an easy fix to the climate crisis — and he’ll take down anyone who tries to stop him from selling it to you.

New Autism Data Bank Will Help Scientists Study Serotonin Levels

Nova Mentis is creating a North American data bank of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which it will use for a study evaluating serotonin levels in ASD patients, including those with...

Expert Q&A: MAPS and Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy - Psychiatry Advisor

An interview with Dr. Michael Mithoefer who has worked on phase 2 trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy and trains therapists in these experimental techniques.

Small Pharma stock market launch funds DMT-based depression drug trial -

UK-based Small Pharma has launched on the Toronto's TSX Venture Exchange, raising 63 million Canadian dollars (around £37m) to develop medicines based on dimethyltriptylene (DMT) to treat depression.

Psychedelic experience may not be required for psilocybin's antidepressant-like benefits: So-called 'magic mushroom' drug seems to work through multiple brain mechanisms for its different effects

Researchers have shown that psilocybin -- the active chemical in 'magic mushrooms' -- still works its antidepressant-like actions, at least in mice, even when the psychedelic experience is blocked. The new findings suggest that psychedelic drugs work in multiple ways…

SpeakEasy to Enter Psychedelics Sector with Narcotics Dealers Licence with a Focus on Psilocybin

/CNW/ - SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (CSE: EASY) (Frankfurt: 39H) (the "Company" or "SpeakEasy") a holder of a federal licence to cultivate, process and sell...

SpeakEasy to Enter Psychedelics Sector with Narcotics Dealers Licence with a Focus on Psilocybin

/THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ ROCK CREEK, BC, May 6, 2021 /CNW/ - SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (CSE:...

SpeakEasy to Enter Psychedelics Sector with Narcotics Dealers Licence with a Focus on Psilocybin

SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (CSE: EASY) (Frankfurt: 39H) (the "Company" or "SpeakEasy") a holder of a federal licence to cultivate, process and sell cannabis under the Cannabis Act is excited to announce it is 4 months into a 6-9 month…

The Binding Of Isaac: Ranking All Of The Astrological Sign Items

Some of the astrological items are better than others, so we've ranked all of them to help you figure out which to grab and which to avoid.

Seasoned to Taste: May is time for some morel magic

Morel mushrooms are meaty and rich, a flavor like no other. Try some with tomato sauce.

GRM Exclusive: Here Are The 'Top Tier Trainers' Dropping This May - GRM Daily

Welcome back to GRM’s Top Tier Trainers, our curated selection of the coldest sneakers dropping this month!

Tom Claycomb: On mushroom hunting

If you haven’t ever tried morel mushrooms you’re missing out on nature’s best outdoor treat. Or for that matter, the best food ever since manna dropped down from heaven in

Release Roundup: Sneakers You Need to Check Out This Weekend

From the return of the 'Flint' Air Jordan 7 to Supreme x Nike Air Max 96 collection, here is a complete guide to this week's best sneaker releases.

Did Michigan Really Lose A Seat In Congress From The Census?

The new 2020 US Census Report is forcing Michigan to lose one seat in Congress. And one vote in the Electoral College. It’s a big deal. But more than a dozen members of the U.S.House of Representatives aren’t so sure…

‘Psilocybin Service Centers’ In Oregon Will Explore And Exploit The Therapeutic ‘Magic’ Of Magic Mushrooms

‘Psilocybin service centers’ are not drive-through places where mechanics check the enchantment pressure of your magic mushrooms. They will be centers where psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy is provided in Oregon for the treatment of substance abuse and a range of mental health…

2 Psychedelic Stocks With 10X ‘Shroom Boom’ Potential

Psychedelic stocks are emeging into the public view as the NY Times covers potential therapeutic benefits of once-taboo drugs.

The Stingwater x Nike SB Dunk Low "Magic Mushroom" Is as High as a Kite | The Sole Supplier

The Stingwater x Nike SB Dunk Low "Magic Mushroom" has got to be one of the most unique collaborations to ever grace the skate shoe. Taking you on a trip, these are inspired by psychedelic mushrooms that you may or…

Minerco (MINE) Subsidiary, SHRUCOIN And TECHSULT, A World Renowned Software Developer, Are Partnering To Bring SHRUCOIN To Africa Via m-PESA's Phone Based Mobile Money Transfer Service; m-PESA Has Over 500 Million Users And $500 Billion In Transactions Mobile Money In Africa

m-PESA, Launched In 2007 By Vodafone & Safaricom, Is Largest Mobile Network Operator In Kenya; Deal Makes SHRUCOIN The First U. Company To Enter Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Ghana, Zambia And South Africa Markets - The Fastest Growing Blockchain…

Psychedelic drugs without the trip? This sensor could help seek them out

An easier way to identify non-hallucinogenic psychedelics could aid treatment for illnesses such as depression and PTSD.

Can You Make Bolognese Without Meat? Eric Ripert Thinks So

The famed chef of New York’s legendary Le Bernardin uses maitake and button mushrooms for a twist on the Italian classic.

I took hallucinogenic mushrooms and made billions off bitcoin

A German investor who made billions off of Bitcoin and others ventures has shared the secret to his success: tripping on mushrooms.

A Toronto-based cannabis company is seeking permission from federal health authorities to build a first-of-its-kind laboratory in southwestern Ontario that will produce and study hallucinogenic drugs.

Official Images: Stingwater x Nike SB Dunk Low Magic Mushroom • KicksOnFire.com

Here are the official images of the Stingwater x Nike SB Dunk Low Magic Mushroom.

Approval for new psilocybin research facility in Norfolk County

New Leaf Canada has received approval from Health Canada that will allow its subsidiary Psirenity to begin construction of a psilocybin research facility in Norfolk County.

How magic shrooms affect your brain

Psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in "magic" mushrooms, triggers changes in your brain that may help combat depression and addiction.

Nike SB’s ‘Magic Mushroom’ Dunk sneaker is bound to trip you out

The Stingwater collab features a hidden stash pocket — so you can hide your equally magical goods.

Stingwater x Nike SB Dunk Low "Magic Mushroom": Release Info

Nike SB taps Daniel Kim’s skate brand Stingwater for a psychedelic take on the Dunk Low. See the collaborative sneaker and find out how to cop it here.

Red Light Holland and Halo Collective Create Red Light Oregon, Inc. - Forwarding Intentions to enter Oregon Medicinal Psychedelic Market

/CNW/ - Further to the joint press release dated November 19, 2020, Halo Collective Inc. ("Halo") (NEO: HALO) (OTC: HCANF) (FSE: A9KN) and Red Light Holland...

Magic Mushroom Show Promise In Treatment For Depression, Finds Study

The psychedelic drug psilocybin in magic mushrooms is as effective as one of the leading antidepressants in treating moderate-to-severe depressive disorder, a new study suggested

There Is a Lot of Fungus Among Us

Coffee for immune support. Supplements for inflammation. And psychedelics promising relief from serious ailments. Mushrooms are everywhere, and investors are paying attention.

How an expert psilocybin tester chooses award-winning mushrooms

The first-ever “Psilocybin Cup” received more than 50 magic mushroom submissions.

Dana Larsen gave out free 'magic mushrooms' in Vancouver to celebrate 4/20

"Come by say high you saw my tweet, I'll give you a joint."

“The Magic Mushroom Company” Minerco (Stock Symbol: MINE) signs Rapper Bobby Shmurda for Blockchain Ticket Sales Model

“The Magic Mushroom Company” Minerco, Inc. (Stock Symbol: MINE) signs Rapper Bobby Shmurda on Board for Blockchain Ticket Sales Model

Silo Wellness Announces Five New Psychedelic Wellness Retreats in Jamaica

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silo Wellness Inc. (“Silo Wellness” or “the Company”) (CSE: SILO) (FRA:3K70), a leading wellness...

Meet Multiverse, the marketplace for mushrooms

In an attempt to tap into the mushroom craze in wellness and beauty, Multiverse launched in as a one-stop shop for fungus enthusiasts.

Magic mushrooms: the next big thing in beverages?

The shroom boom is in full effect. Many US consumers have readily embraced adaptogenic mushrooms – known for boosting immunity, relieving stress and other health benefits. Now these functional fungi are sprouting up across the beverage category, which is in…

Scientist compared psilocybin against antidepressants for the first time

There’s a chance psilocybin could once more enter the mainstream as a mental health treatment.

Oregon Business - Psychedelic Mushroom Firms Move In

The leader of one of the world’s largest psilocybin manufacturers predicts Oregon’s magic mushroom market will blossom.   In November 2020, Oregon became the first state in the union and one...

Magic mushroom compound matches antidepressant in clinical trial -

Small head-to-head clinical trials at Imperial PRG finds magic mushroom compound psilocybin from Compass Pathways matches antidepressant escitalopram, and may work more effectively, though more research is needed

No drugs found in woman's home-grown 'magic mushrooms'

A woman had one of her drug possession charges dropped after forensic testing found there were no actual drugs in what she thought were "magic mushrooms".

Psychedelic Magic Mushroom Compound, Psilocybin, Performs at Least As Well as Leading Antidepressant

Psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms, may be at least as effective as a leading antidepressant medication in a therapeutic setting. This is the finding of a study carried out by researchers at the Centre for Psychedelic Research at…