Ohio awards 70 provisional licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy on Monday approved 70 provisional medical marijuana dispensary licenses. Only 58 dispensaries are now operating.

Aurora Cannabis sets more closures, selling Sun greenhouse at fraction of cost

Aurora Cannabis is closing its flagship Aurora Sky facility as well as shuttering an outdoor farm and prized Anandia testing division.

DEA-endorsed marijuana research grower debuts on Nasdaq; shares soar

Bright Green Corp. became the first U.S plant-touching company to trade on a major exchange in the United States - in this case, the Nasdaq.

Cannabis REIT buys, leases back Tilt Holdings property in $40 million deal

Innovative Industrial Properties announced a $40 million acquisition and leaseback deal for a Tilt Holdings cannabis facility in Massachusetts.

Vermont issues first recreational cannabis cultivation license

Vermont regulators issued the first license to grow recreational cannabis for the state's impending adult-use market.

Washington state sues marijuana retailer for alleged $300,000 of unpaid wages

Washington state alleges in a lawsuit that Cannabis Green retailer owes at least 70 employees as much as $300,000 in unpaid wages and overtime.

Illinois' marijuana social equity program labors to become operational

Illinois, once lauded for its social equity blueprint for the marijuana industry, continues to struggle to get its program off the ground.

US lawmaker Blumenauer sees clearer pathway for cannabis banking reform

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer expressed optimism Monday about the odds of cannabis banking reform finally being passed by the full Congress.

Lack of attention to nanoemulsion standards could hurt cannabis manufacturers

Are cannabinoid nanoemulsions safe,, and have they slipped through the regulatory cracks? Is this another example of a lesson (not) learned?

Tribe to expand medical marijuana cultivation in South Dakota

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is building two new cultivation facilities to support its medical marijuana dispensary in South Dakota.

California governor proposes eliminating marijuana cultivation tax

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday recommended ending the tax of $161 per pound of flower that marijuana growers currently pay.

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Ohio suit resolved by pushing adult-use marijuana legalization issue to 2023

An initiative to legalize adult-use marijuana in Ohio won’t be on the state's November ballot after a settlement with Republican lawmakers.

Canadian producer Aurora Cannabis loses another CA$1 billion

Cannabis producer Aurora Cannabis reported a net loss of 1 billion Canadian dollars ($770 million) for the three months ended March 31.

North Carolina lawmakers could consider legalizing medical marijuana

North Carolina lawmakers could take up and pass a medical marijuana bill in an upcoming short session that runs from May 18 to June 30.

Miami approves medical cannabis dispensary after years of holding out

Miami's City Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to allow medical cannabis dispensary MRC44 to open, paving the way for other MMJ businesses.

Marijuana lender Chicago Atlantic increases credit facility to $65 million

Marijuana industry real estate lender Chicago Atlantic Real Estate Finance increased the size of its revolving credit facility to $65 million.

Wage-theft complaint snares Colorado CBD maker

An ex-employee alleges in a lawsuit that Denver CBD maker Kiss Nutraceuticals worked employees 50-plus hours a week without paying overtime.

Canadian cannabis retailer warns of possible suit, fallout from OCS leak

An independent cannabis retailer said a major breach of business data could pose serious security risks to Ontario, Canada, stores.

Opinion: Why is marijuana M&A holding up better than capital raises?

Typically, marijuana M&A and funding move in the same direction - but not this year. Here is a closer look at this apparent disconnect.

24 US senators push for inclusion of cannabis banking in competitiveness bill

Two dozen U.S. senators called for congressional leadership to include cannabis banking reform in American competitiveness legislation.

Medical marijuana company sues over Detroit's adult-use ordinance

A lawsuit is challenging a Detroit ordinance that would bar medical marijuana companies from receiving an adult-use license for five years.

Glass House to acquire three California cannabis retail locations for $22.6M-plus

Glass House Brands is acquiring three California retail locations from Natural Healing Center in a deal worth more than $22.6 million.

Weedmaps parent launches digital marijuana retail payments in Canada

Marijuana technology company WM Technology is launching a new integrated digital payment service for cannabis retailers in Ontario, Canada.

How regenerative farming can help cannabis growers boost sustainability

Cannabis growers looking to take their cultivation sustainability methods to the next level are adopting the tenets of regenerative farming.

Colorado marijuana sales continue 10-month slide

Recreational and medical marijuana sales in Colorado are continuing a downward trend compared to this time last year.

Police confirm investigation into Ontario Cannabis Store data breach

The Ontario Provincial Police confirmed it's investigating a major data breach affecting 1,200-plus regulated cannabis stores.

Marijuana MSO Ascend resolves suit, buys MedMen NY for $88 million

Multistate operator Ascend Wellness agreed to pay an additional $15 million for MedMen’s lucrative New York medical marijuana operation.

Opinion: Let the cannabis packaging sector lead the way out of an environmental tragedy

Reusable, eco-friendly marijuana packaging will be good public relations for the industry and an even bigger win for our environment.

Marijuana pop-ups make a comeback in retail stores after disappearing amid pandemic

Marijuana pop-up all but disappeared during COVID-19, but with the pandemic seemingly behind, such events are on the rebound.

Ontario Cannabis Store says police investigating 'criminal' data breach

The Ontario Cannabis Store said the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating the alleged theft of sensitive marijuana business data.

Kansas medical marijuana legalization effort appears to stall

Kansas was considered a state to possibly legalize medical marijuana this year, but the latest legislative effort might be faltering.

California cannabis tech firm Blaze buys Canada's Greenline

California-based cannabis technology company Blaze Solutions acquired Canada-based dispensary point-of-sale software company Greenline.

Cannabis MSO Curaleaf appoints Darin as new CEO, replacing Bayern

Major cannabis multistate operator Curaleaf Holdings appointed Matt Darin as its new chief executive officer, taking over from Joe Bayern.

Massachusetts taps interim chair to lead marijuana regulatory agency

Deputy Treasurer Sarah Kim will take the reins of the Cannabis Control Commission during the search for former Chair Steven Hoffman.

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Danish marijuana companies attracted $217 million in funding, report finds

Medical marijuana companies in Denmark attracted external capital of more than 1.5 billion Danish krone ($217 million).

Trio of Oregon marijuana trade associations merge into one group

Three Oregon marijuana trade associations have pooled their resources to create a more overarching organization called the Cannabis Industry Alliance of Oregon (CIA).

A few states could still legalize marijuana through legislatures this year

A handful of states remain in play to legalize medical or recreational marijuana through legislative action this year.

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Connecticut receives more than 15,000 retail marijuana license applications

Connecticut marijuana regulators received more than 15,600 applications for retail recreational marijuana stores before last week's deadline.

Missouri campaign to legalize marijuana submits ballot signatures to state

A campaign working to legalize adult-use marijuana in Missouri has submitted almost 400,000 voter signatures to the state in support of a ballot measure for this coming November.

Cash courier to resume cannabis services after resolving seizure lawsuit

An armored car company that carried legal marijuana proceeds will resume services in San Bernardino County, after the county’s sheriff’s department dropped its legal claims.

County Council Approves The Creation Of A Cannabis Safety Taskforce

On Tues, the King County Council passed legislation to create a Cannabis Safety Taskforce. Sponsored by Councilmembers Reagan Dunn and Jeanne Kohl-Welles, the legislation comes in the wake of a spate of armed robberies at cannabis shops in both King…

Applications open for Albany cannabis committee

The City of Albany is seeking applicants for its Local Cannabis Advisory Committee.

Sacha Baron Cohen drops lawsuit against Somerset cannabis dispensary

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped his lawsuit against a cannabis dispensary in Somerset, Mass. that used an image of his character ‘Borat’ on a billboard without his permission.

Baron Cohen drops lawsuit over cannabis dispensary billboard

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped his lawsuit against a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary that used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission. A document filed

Local farm one of first licensed cannabis growers in New York State

Main Street Farms — known around Cortland County for their fresh, local produce — is hoping to lead the way for a new cannabis revolution. The company, which currently sells hemp and CBD products under the Head + Heal brand, was…

Cannabis-focused law firm Prince Lobel opens White Plains office

Prince Lobel, a Boston-headquartered law firm focused on the cannabis industry, is expanding its practice with new offices in White Plains and New York City.

PHOTOS: Inside Colorado’s first cannabis “bar,” JAD’s Mile High Smoke in Denver

Colorado’s first cannabis bar where tokers can buy and smoke weed onsite recently opened in Denver. Here’s what to expect if you visit JAD’s Mile High Smoke.

/PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its national expansion, multi-state cannabis operator Revolution announced the grand opening of the first Revolution-branded medical...

/PRNewswire/ -- Launched in 2019 by Irene Stepanenko and Igor Dunaevsky, AskGrowers began as a website providing helpful information about cannabis to...

Geoffrey Pizzutillo: Lawmakers seek to block cannabis concentrates from adult-use market

The Vermont Growers Association calls on lawmakers to regulate all cannabis concentrates for market viability, public health and safety.

Aurora Strengthens Leadership Position in Germany with EU-GMP Certification at Preeminent Local Cannabis Production Facility

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Flora Growth’s Vessel Brand Launches Collaboration With Ricky Williams’ Cannabis Brand Highsman

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) (“Flora” or the “Company”), a leading all-outdoor cultivator, manufacturer and distributor of global cannabis produc

Women Creating Cannabis Brands

On April 28, 2022, the Green Market Report hosted its first Women’s Summit in New York City. This panel was titled “Women Creating Cannabis Brands.” These savvy and accomplished women have created truly unique and original products and companies. Their…

The latest California wedding trend? Replacing alcohol with cannabis

Cannabis use boomed during the pandemic while many weddings were postponed. Now, the two...

Woody Harrelson urges people to get 'higher' as he opens cannabis...

The "Now You See Me" star has long been vocal for his support of the legalization of marijuana and industrial hemp.

Aurora Cannabis sets more closures, selling Sun greenhouse at fraction of cost

Aurora Cannabis is closing its flagship Aurora Sky facility as well as shuttering an outdoor farm and prized Anandia testing division.

EDITORIAL: Cannabis industry finally getting some improved control

It appears the medical marijuana industry in Oklahoma is about to get some much-improved enforcement control.

New RI legal cannabis bill set for votes (Newsletter: May 18, 2022)

DE gov addresses marijuana bill on his desk; NE medical cannabis ballot lawsuit; Study: Legalization tied to lower alcohol/tobacco/opioid use Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know…

Supervisors vote against WeGrow cannabis project in Middletown

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — In a unanimous vote, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday dealt another blow to a large cannabis project that would have been located next to south county subdivisions and which proposed to remove a large portion…

Carbon Correction: The Cannabis and Climate Connection No One Is Talking About

Maybe you've heard that cultivating cannabis is bad for the environment. Perhaps you've seen headlines saying that growing an ounce of indoor cannabis emits the...

Some NM cannabis producers may face higher  than expected tax bill

New Mexico recreational-use cannabis companies, for the first time, are required to file their gross receipts and cannabis excise taxes in one week. It’s unclear exactly how much the state is set t…

Morro Bay cannabis shop to change owners amid corruption investigation

By KAREN VELIE Marijuana mogul Helios Dayspring's Natural Healing Center has agreed to sell three of its retail cannabis stores, including a pot shop in

N.J. Cannabis Industry to Celebrate Business Excellence With 1st-Ever Awards Banquet

Business leaders and power players in the New Jersey cannabis industry to gather on June 9....

VT Cannabis Control Board issues first Tier-1 small cannabis cultivator license

The Vermont legislature wants the cannabis control board to prioritize social equity applications submitted by people who have been disproportionately targeted by the cannabis prohibition.

King County Council approves creation of Cannabis Safety Taskforce amid rash of dispensary robberies

The multi-agency task force will cooperate to find ways to improve safety in the cash-only industry.

Breaking down ACLU of Nevada’s lawsuit to remove cannabis as a Schedule I drug

A hearing is scheduled on May 23 for the ACLU of Nevada’s lawsuit against the State Board of Pharmacy to remove cannabis as a Schedule I substance. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck spoke with the lead attorney on the case, Sadmira Ramic,…

Method Man is bringing da ruckus to Michigan with a new cannabis brand

Wu-Tang’s Method Man has announced a new cannabis brand that’ll be available in Michigan starting May 17.

Hoboken Cannabis Review Board pushes 1 application, approves 1, and votes down 1 other

The Hoboken Cannabis Review Board (CRB) pushed one application, approved one, and voted down another at last night's meeting.

Cannabis plants destroyed following Facebook Marketplace deal

Following an undercover investigation into black-market cannabis sales on Facebook, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office seized and destroyed thousands of cannabis plants near Dinsmore. After receiving reports of licensed cannabis farms and nurseries selling products on Facebook Marketplace, the Sheriff’s…

Cannabis in a New Lite

The cannabis industry is ablaze. The Green Rush is upon us. The market is getting bigger and the target audiences for each product are getting

Medical cannabis conference blazes into Long Beach for 1st time • Long Beach Business Journal

The Long Beach Convention Center will host the Cannabis Science Conference, one of the only forums for cannabis researchers and professionals to convene and discuss the latest findings related to the drug and its medical applications. The conference runs May…

Forest Park may allow cannabis dispensaries on Madison Street 

Forest Park’s Planning & Zoning Commission voted unanimously to recommend allowing cannabis dispensaries to open “by right” in downtown Forest Park instead of making the applicants go through a zoning hearing and seek village council approval on a case-by-case basis.

Bright Green Stock Makes Its Trading Debut. Here's How It Did.

Stockholders of Bright Green have offered to sell up to 158.2 million shares.

Cannabis News Week: DOJ Wants Supreme Court to Sit This One Out

The Supreme Court sought input from the Department of Justice on a case out of Minnesota about employers covering medical marijuana expenses.

Review: Cannabis for Creatives

Cannabis and creativity go hand in hand, but why? While many books exist on the pharmacology and business behind the plant, few delve into the connection between creative output and cannabis.  Jordana Wright’s Cannabis for Creatives is the perfect source…

NJ Cannabis Business Awards 2022: Community Game Changer winner revealed

NJ Cannabis Insider will reveal the Publisher’s Choice awards winners leading up to the gala

Three Powerhouse New York Cannabis Lawyers Form Cannabis Practice, Marking Expansion of Prince Lobel into New York

/PRNewswire/ -- Prince Lobel, a cannabis industry leader in the legal profession, today announced that it will expand its offices to New York City and White...

Most cannabis use is depicted positively on TikTok, study finds

Cannabis use is widespread and becoming more normalized as it becomes legalized in more areas around the world. Another method cannabis use is becoming normalized is through social media platforms such as TikTok. New research published in Drug and Alcohol…

Marijuana and the Metaverse: How LA Cannabis Startups Are Lighting Up the Virtual Realm

From dispensaries to NFT collectives, a growing number of cannabis ventures are embracing the metaverse as a business opportunity.

How To Discover and Connect With Discord’s Budding Digital Cannabis Community

In seven years, Discord has emerged as a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) leader.

Ohio Cannabis Legalization Vote Pushed Back to 2023

Ohio activists have reached an agreement with state officials to move a vote on a proposed ballot measure to legalize recreational pot to 2023.

Global Medical and Recreational Cannabis Market Regulations Overview Report 2022

/PRNewswire/ -- The "Medical and Recreational Cannabis - A Global Overview" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. CBD-Intel has compiled...

Welcome to RFT's 2022 Cannabis User's Guide

When it comes to Missouri’s medical marijuana market, everything is coming up green. Bad weed pun? Maybe, but it accurately references the profits the industry...

They came out of the 'cannabis closet' to help other Asian Americans do the same

California cannabis brand owners wrote a beginner's guide to weed and translated it into 11 Asian languages, including Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Urdu and Tagalog.

Meet the NY Cannabis Insider Panelists: Ngiste Abebe, Sarah Stenuf, Wei Hu and Gareth Charter

NY Cannabis Insider is hosting a cannabis industry conference on May 20 in Albany, NY

FDA Sounds Alarm About Cereal and Candy that Appeal to Children | High Times

Are your edibles that mimic cereal and candy out of reach from children?

First Psychedelic Drug Trial Firm Opens in London | High Times

The first commercial facility in Europe designed to trial psychedelic drugs opens its doors in the U.K.

Rhode Island Lawmakers to Vote on Cannabis Legalization | High Times

The Rhode Island legislature will consider rulings this week that would legalize recreational pot for adults.

Study Analyzes Cannabis Content on TikTok, Including Youth Concerns

A study analyzed TikTok and found that most cannabis-related videos are depicted as positive, as well as some concerns with youth use.

Arizona Adult-Use Weed Sales Top a Record $72 Million | High Times

The Arizona Department of Revenue reported this week that recreational sales topped $72 million in March, a new record for the state.

Ohio Cannabis Legalization Vote Pushed Back to 2023

Ohio activists have reached an agreement with state officials to move a vote on a proposed ballot measure to legalize recreational pot to 2023.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Adds Tax Cuts in Revised Budget Proposal

California Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced an updated budget proposal which included details about his plans to cut the cannabis cultivation tax.

Cannabis Goes Kashrut: Israel and Orthodox Conversion

Shemita is now being applied to cannabis products in Israel and is poised to dramatically increase the Orthodox community’s use of cannabis.

South Dakota Medical Cannabis Recommendations Jump After Mass Registration Event

A South Dakota mass registration event has certified hundreds of new medical weed patients.

European Authorities Bust International Drug Gang That Bought Art to Launder Profits

Multiple arrests were made in Europe last week and an art gallery in Amsterdam was searched as authorities closed in on gang, which laundered drug profits by buying art.

Zimbabwe President Commissions $27 Million Medical Cannabis Plant

The facility in Zimbabwe will be set up by Swiss Bioceuticals Limited.

Miami Finally Gives OK to Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

The Miami City Commission has voted to end its de facto ban on medical pot dispensaries at a meeting on Thursday.

New Jersey Regulator Grilled at Hearing Over Sluggish Adult-Use Weed Launch

The president of the New Jersey Senate called for the hearing after a number of delays to the program’s rollout.

German Bundestag Pressures Health Department for Cannabis Reform

The German Parliamentary Budget Committee threatened the Health Ministry with fund reduction if they don’t enact cannabis reform.

First Nation Announces Canada Farm-to-Gate Cannabis Operation

Canada is celebrating the opening of its first farm-to-gate cannabis facility on First Nations land, a major step for the community.

Upcoming Mendocino Craft Farmers Auction Offers Unique Experiences for Charity

A few key members of the cannabis community of Mendocino County are inviting guests to attend a private event to support a local charity and promote high quality local cannabis goods.

‘Criminal’ Data Breach Affects Over 1,200 Cannabis Stores in Ontario

Sensitive data leaked in the breach could compromise cannabis retail stores throughout Ontario.

London Mayor Announces Plan To Study Cannabis Legalization

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced plans to study cannabis legalization during a visit to a dispensary and cultivation facility in Los Angeles.

Pennsylvania Court Rules Medical Cannabis Still A Controlled Substance

Judge Deborah A. Kunselman rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania medical cannabis patient who was convicted of DUI.

Company Sues Detroit Over New Recreational Pot Ordinance

A retail chain filed a lawsuit against the city of Detroit over a cannabis rule that went into effect last month.

U.S. Overdose Deaths Total Record 107,000 Last Year

Deaths caused by drug overdoses spiked to more than 107,000 in 2021, a year marked by the continuation of the coronavirus pandemic and a rise in fatal overdoses linked to synthetic opioids such as fentanyl.

Psilocybin Protestors Arrested Outside of DEA Headquarters

Activists were arrested at a psilocybin protest that was recently staged outside of the DEA building in Arlington, Virginia.

Vermont Lawmakers At Odds Over THC Limit on Cannabis Concentrates

Some members of the Vermont state Senate are upset over a 60% cap proposed by their colleagues in the House.

Missouri Lawmakers OK Plan to Open Up Medical Cannabis Records

The proposal to open up medical cannabis records overwhelmingly passed the Missouri state House on Tuesday.

Thailand to Give Away 1 Million Free Cannabis Plants for Home Cultivation

Thailand residents may also grow “as many cannabis plants” as they wish at home for medical purposes.

Swiss City of Lausanne to Launch Recreational Cannabis Trial This Fall

The southern Swiss city of Lausanne appears to be the second after Basel to proceed with recreational reform this year.

Lawsuit Between Armored Car Company Transporting Cannabis and San Bernardino County Resolved

An amicable resolution was recently met between Empyreal Enterprises, LLC and the San Bernardino County Sherriff’s Department regarding a lawsuit involving the seizure of legal cannabis sales money that Empyreal was transporting in 2021 and early 2022.

More Than 15,000 Dispensary Applications Submitted in Connecticut

Recreational cannabis sales are expected to begin in Connecticut this year, and companies are getting ready.

Is Recreational Cannabis Reform Coming to Ecuador?

Peaceful marchers in Ecuador demanded that cannabis for recreational purposes should be made legal in their country.

Grant Opportunity Announced for Cannabis Cancer Treatment Research

National Institutes of Health (NIH) is prepping to grant funds to researchers who are studying cannabis treatment for cancer.

Israeli Company to Unveil Psilocybin Nasal Spray System

A modern approach to delivering small doses of psilocybin for the treatment of mental conditions is coming to fruition in Israel.

Austin Voters Approve Measure to Decriminalize Pot

Police officers in Austin, Texas will no longer issue citations for most cannabis possession misdemeanors.

Wisconsin Governor Pardons Several With Cannabis Convictions

Tony Evers, the first-term Democrat, has been a vocal supporter of bringing cannabis legalization to Wisconsin.

Should German Cannabis Legalization Include Social Equity Set-Asides?

As the government appears to be prioritizing cannabis legalization, discussions for as early as this summer, what kind of social equity should be built into reform?

Mayor of Amsterdam Threatens To Ban Tourists From Coffeeshops

The next threat to the cannabis industry in Amsterdam comes (again) from the city’s mayor as the country prepares to federalize cultivation.

Majority of North Carolina Voters Want Recreational and Medical Cannabis

A recent poll found broad bipartisan support for both adult-use and medicinal cannabis reform in North Carolina.

Cannabis YouTuber Chrissy Harless's Channel Deleted Without Explanation

Cannabis content creator Chrissy Harless’s YouTube account, which had an estimated 46,000 subscribers, was recently terminated.

Delaware House Passes Historic Cannabis Legalization Bill

The measure is one of two separate bills that would end prohibition for good in Delaware, bringing it up to speed with its neighbors.

Argentina Makes Medical Cannabis Reform a National Priority

Cannabis reform is becoming a popular topic for parliamentary discussion as Argentina lawmakers prioritize medical reform.

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Businesses Improperly Selling Delta-8

On May 4, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press announcement that five businesses received warning letters about delta-8.

Mad Labs, a Top-Tier Cannabis Brand, is Where Science Meets Artistry

Mad Labs s aiming to be a top-tier cannabis brand in the industry, bringing together science and creativity.

Death in a Cannabis Lab: Italian Prosecutors Investigate Explosion

A lab which was set up to create “Cannabis Lite” products blew up, killing two people and injuring two others. Now prosecutors in Italy are deliberating whether to charge five people with murder or manslaughter.

Medical Cannabis Bill Likely Dead in South Carolina Legislature

After winning approval in the state Senate, the South Carolina bill was voted down in the House on Wednesday.

‘Birds Aren’t Real’ Founder Proves People Will Believe Anything

Have birds been wiped out and replaced by robotic replicas? Are you high? Are we? Let's read on and find out!

Malawi Joins Zimbabwe in Switching from Cultivating Tobacco to Cannabis

Malawi is being influenced to switch cultivation from tobacco to cannabis—and this is gaining traction as the pandemic recedes

Study Finds Cannabis Flower Useful to Decrease Fatigue

A new study reveals evidence that cannabis flower can help decrease fatigue in consumers, something many cannabis users already believe.

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Cannabis YouTuber Chrissy Harless's Channel Deleted Without Explanation

Cannabis content creator Chrissy Harless’s YouTube account, which had an estimated 46,000 subscribers, was recently terminated.

Large survey suggests psilocybin is a “relatively safe” drug, with serious reactions being rare and short-lived

An analysis of a large international drug survey suggests that psilocybin is a relatively safe drug, with only 0.2% of magic mushroom users having sought emergency medical care after use. The findings, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, further suggest that such…

Optimi Health Adds Large Portfolio Of Magic Mushrooms Strains To Its Genetic Bank - Benzinga

Optimi Health Corp (OTCQX: OPTHF) acquired thirty-three types of psilocybin and mushroom strains intended for cultivation.

4-year-old overdoses after accidently getting into a bag of Psychedelic mushrooms

“There’s a number of potential effects that include paranoia, distorted thinking, visual and auditory hallucinations. This is some nasty stuff.”

Startups are racing to get in on the first legal magic-mushroom market in the US, but an obscure law could put profits out of reach

A law that prohibits firms from deducting regular business expenses if they handle illegal drugs is expected to weigh on companies eyeing Oregon.

'Magic' mushrooms will be legal in Oregon next year. Only one fast-growing species is likely to make the cut.

Oregon officials are leaning towards a particular 'magic' mushroom species to become legal because it's widely cultivated and considered safe.

Maine could legalize ‘magic mushroom’ drug to treat depression

Early studies have shown that psilocybin-assisted therapy can dramatically reduce severe depression, but some warn that it's not safe for everyone.

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Friednash: Just like with pot, Denver is leading the way for legal psilocybin

Within the next few years, it is highly likely that Coloradoans will be able to legally use and share magic mushrooms in Colorado.  And, within the next decade, they will likely be sold like cannab…

Mushrooms and other psychedelics gain foothold in Michigan. What to know. | Bridge Michigan

Last week, Hazel Park became the third Michigan city to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other entheogenic substances, with a statewide campaign in the works. The drugs hold promise for treating depression, PTSD and other conditions, but are psychedelics safe?

'Magic Mushroom' Therapy: Does It Interact With Other Medicines?

FRIDAY, March 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Psilocybin, the psychedelic substance in "magic" mushrooms, is generating lots of interest as a potential treatment for a host of mental ills, but new research warns there is little data on how it…

Psychedelic magic mushroom component could help with PTSD and depression, study finds

“This therapy has promise for people living with serious mental health problems,” said Dr. James Rucker, the study’s lead author.

Fredericksburg Restaurant Inspections: Mellow Mushroom, Fatty's

The health department cited violations at several facilities around Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania during recent inspections.

1st patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy | CBC News

Before January, people could only get psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy through clinical trials or medical exemptions. Now, licensed experts can file applications for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety.

How 'magic mushrooms' could follow in the footsteps of cannabis

A growing number of states are considering bills to expand research or access to the drugs.

'Magic mushroom' therapy may interact with other medicines

New research warns there is little data on how Psilocybin, the psychedelic substance in "magic" mushrooms, might interact with more traditional psychiatric medications.

Rollups: The Emerging Magic Mushroom Monopoly

Compass Pathways has been aggressively using patent claims to corner the market on psychedelic-assisted treatments.

IUS professor, sons busted for massive magic mushroom operation, police say

“We are aware of the charges and are evaluating the situation,” Indiana University spokesperson Chuck Carney said in response to Anne Allen’s arrest.

First patient in Quebec gets approval for magic mushroom therapy

Thomas Hartle given psilocybin treatment to help manage the psychological symptoms of his terminal colon cancer diagnosis

Miley Cyrus dons magic mushroom tie-dye sweater with Maxx Morando

The 29-year-old pop megastar was seen leaving a studio in LA with her drummer beau - who currently plays drums for the band Liily and previously played with the Regrettes - on Monday.

‘Magic mushrooms’ task force, a ‘desire’ to host future Winter Games move ahead at Legislature

A bill to study the use of psychedelics to treat some mental illnesses passed both the House and Senate.

‘Magic mushrooms’ for therapy? Vets help sway conservatives

Experts say the research is promising for treating conditions ranging from PTSD to quitting smoking, but caution some serious risks remain, especially for those with certain mental health conditions.

Are magic mushrooms legal in New Mexico? Experts weigh in

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – What’s the deal with magic mushrooms in New Mexico? Some are saying a 16-year-old court case has already made it legal to grow psychedelic mushrooms. But others say there’s nothing legal about this drug — psilocybin.This comes…

First patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy  | Globalnews.ca

A clinic in Montreal received Health Canada's approval on May 5 to care for a patient who had undergone several unsuccessful treatments for depression.

'Magic Mushroom' Drug Edges Toward Mainstream Therapy

Psychedelic therapy focused on psilocybin has received new interest as a potential treatment against anxiety, depression and other mental illness.

First patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy

MONTREAL - When Thomas Hartle indulges in a session of psilocybin treatment, the end-of-life anxiety, distract...

Reset revives the magic of mycology

Graham Upson is sharing his knowledge with a company seeking to grow mushrooms for mental health.

Random music news for Monday, May 16, 2022 - Alan Cross

If you buy these sneakers, you (a) have too much money and (b) are certifiably insane. Agreed? Moving to music news for May 16, 2022... Because who

Is the functional coffee trend 'mushrooming' in the South African coffee market? - Insight Survey

As Covid-19 continues to heighten awareness around health and wellbeing, global and local coffee consumers are expecting their coffee to provide them with functional health benefits, beyond the caffeinated boost they are accustomed to...

Magic Mushroom's Mystical Powers Can Treat Depression By 'Opening Up' The Brain

Psilocybin's positive effects on people with depression were noted after an analysis of brain scans from 60 people who were receiving treatment for depression