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 cannabis market in Canada. Jones’ latest marijuana retailer, Cannabis Xpress, plans to open its first […]

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 CA$42 million in the 2018-2019 fiscal year before posting a CA$19 million net income in […]

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 Mergers and Acquisitions. Green Life Business Group Inc has been recognized for years now as […]

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 known for its ties with Seth Rogen, Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart. And while Miller […]

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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.

Why more professional athletes are depending on cannabis

As the sports world battles the use of performance-enhancing drugs, one substance almost always slips under the radar — cannabis.

Cannabis News Today

Drake is among numerous celebs writing Biden over a pardon for marijuana offenders; weed for vax in Jamaica; Marley Natural returns to California, an Afro Latin behind a CBD beauty line and more cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Nearing A Cannabis Plan

Tuesday will be a big day for Yankton County’s efforts at building a legal framework for the production and sale of medicinal cannabis in the county.

Santa Barbara County’s rising cannabis tax revenue trend goes up in smoke

After 11-straight quarters of rising tax revenue from cannabis cultivators, Santa Barbara County got a reality check in the fourth quarter of the 2020-21 fiscal year when revenues fell 34%

San Bernardino, Measure O cannabis operators settle long-standing lawsuits

The two businesses are expected to jointly produce more than $2 million in tax revenues for the city each year, staffers say.

Delta cannabis growers signs pharmacy deal

Shoppers Drug Mart has deals with Rubicon and several other companies for medical cannabis products, which Shoppers sells to patients through an online portal

Cannabis industry’s support for Newsom could go up in smoke unless he takes these actions

Governor Gavin Newsom doesn’t need to worry about losing his seat right now, but he'll be fighting to lead California again in a little over a year. When that time comes, he may need to appease the cannabis industry.

The Week In Cannabis: FDA, CDC, Delta-8 THC, WADA, Canopy, Sundial, Canada, LatAm And More

Below is a recap of the main news related to the cannabis industry and markets for the week of September 13, 2021. Contents FDA And CDC Issue Warnings On Delta-8 THC Native American Cannabis Alliance & Everscore Creating World's Largest Cannabis Cultivation Source Markets M&A Financings Earnings Reports Sports Advocacy Canada: Canopy And Sundial Latin America Europe Other News Executive Moves Top Stories Of The Week FDA And CDC Issue…

Signature gathering under way for Wyoming medical cannabis ballot initiative

Signature gathering is under way in Wyoming to get medical cannabis on the 2022 ballot.

Stricter Permits for Outdoor Cannabis Projects?

After years of controversy, Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors may tighten the rules.

Utah advocates helping Wyoming to get cannabis measures on the ballot

Medical cannabis may be on the ballot in Wyoming with the help of an advocate who helped push the initiative through in Utah.

Meade School Board passes medical cannabis administration plan

STURGIS — The Meade School Board passed first reading for its new medical cannabis administration plan Monday.

You’ve Heard About Cannabis Tourism, Cannabis Bars, Cannabis Dinner Parties. Now, There’s Cannabis The Exhibit

Cannabis will be front and center at an experiential exhibit in New York City opening October 1.

Michigan Report: Poll Reveals Michiganders Seek More Transparency As Cannabis Sales Continue To Rise

The majority of Michiganders say they think the production of both medical and recreational cannabis needs to be more regulated, according ...

McMillan resigns as state treasurer to lead medical cannabis agency

McMillan resigned the elected position to become executive director of the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission.

Where do parties stand on cannabis issues?

As publisher of a cannabis website and magazine, I’m personally interested — and invested — in Okanagan cannabis.

Senate proposal shields medical cannabis users from Pennsylvania DUI penalties

The Pennsylvania Senate Transportation Committee will consider a proposal next week that shields medical cannabis users from the state’s “zero tolerance” impaired driving penalties.

Former GOP Congressman Who Actually Supported Marijuana Reform Enters The Cannabis Industry

Lately it’s come to seem as if most of the former politicians who’ve entered the marijuana industry were unhelpful or downright hostile to legalization when they were in office. But on Friday, a cannabis company announced an addition to its board who disrupts that narrative: a former Republican congressman who has a consistent legislative record […]

Buy the dip, says Doug Kass

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

Former NFL Stars Want to Show How Cannabis Helps with Brain Injuries

Calvin Johnson, Jr. and Rob Sims are collaborating with Harvard University in a landmark study on CTE.

Hall Of Flowers Cannabis Conference Returns With ‘Mind-Blowing’ Outdoor Activations

Beloved cannabis industry conference Hall of Flowers prepares for its first in-person event since the pandemic in Santa Rosa, California, on September 22 and 23, 2021.

Drake, Killer Mike, Al Harrington and More Want All Non-Violent Cannabis Offenders Pardoned

More than 150 artists, athletes, and social activists remind President Biden of his promise.

Inside The Battle Over Florida, The Country’s Largest Medical Cannabis Market

The largest cannabis companies in the U.S. are going toe-to-toe in a price war and land grab in a fight over the Florida market.

Coventry approves moratorium on cannabis establishments

COVENTRY — The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a moratorium on recreational cannabis establishments in town.

How Mainstream Media Is Shaping Attitudes Toward Cannabis

Local news especially can shift how a region thinks about legalization.

Is Cannabis the Future for Big Tobacco?

International cannabis expert, Barbara Pastori, shares her thoughts on why cannabis is a compelling case for big tobacco companies.

Deputies arrest 2 people at cannabis grow site, hash oil lab in Bonsall

Deputies seized 568 pounds of processed and concentrated cannabis and THC-infused edibles, 3 guns, more than 200 fentanyl pills and 40 ecstasy pills

Fantom Flower cannabis lounge takes root thanks to new map

Fantom Flower finally got the thumbs up from the Business License Commission this week, two months after the cannabis consumption lounge found itself in limbo after a zoning controversy arose. At their July meeting, the commission took issue with an undercover alteration to the city-drawn map demonstrating which lots could be used for cannabis businesses …

World Anti-Doping Agency to review ban on cannabis for athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency is expected to review its ban on cannabis relating to athletes. The review is expected to happen sometime next year.

How cannabis dispensaries navigate opening up shop

One of the toughest challenges is zoning—which varies by state and even by municipality.

Johnson County family extracting CBG instead of CBD from cannabis plants

There’s a new form of medical marijuana growing in Iowa. Hemp farmers are starting to extract CBG, or Cannabigerol. That’s different than the CBD mostly found in Iowa.

G-Eazy Talks Cannabis, Smoking With His Mom, 'Conceptual Wellness' And His New Brand, FlowerShop*

“My relationship with cannabis has changed a lot over the years, as has the flower itself, as well as its perception in pop culture and in so...

Cannabis for a Higher Purpose

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Wlaznak, President of Soulshine Development Group, Inc (dba Soulshine Cannabis), a privately held company, is excited to announce a new partnership with

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: When cannabis causes the pain

CHS is a very unpleasant, potentially very dangerous gastrointestinal illness that, some studies have estimated, might plague as many as 12.5 percent of regular cannabis users Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome is a very unpleasant, potentially very dangerous gastrointestinal illness that may plague as many as 12.5 percent of regular cannabis users.

County Sups Pass Moratorium on New Cannabis Cultivation

The moratorium stemmed from concerns about potential conflicts between residential parcels and commercial cannabis crops

Wilton proposes moratorium on cannabis sales in town

The Wilton Planning and Zoning Commission took another step towards decreeing a one-year...

Fremont County Prevention and WASCOP encourage conversations around Cannabis

As various forms of Cannabis have been made available around the country, Fremont County Prevention and WASCOP encourage families, schools and communities to have honest and educated conversations…

Trio who ran Lincolnshire's 'largest' cannabis farm jailed

Police say the farm discovered in Boston was capable of producing drugs worth millions of pounds.

More Cannabis Dispensaries Coming Soon: Ohio Expands Medical Cannabis Cultivation Amid Shortages

Ohio's medical marijuana cultivators who have complied with rules and regulations can now request permission to expand their grow space...

More Cannabis Dispensaries Coming Soon: Ohio Expands Medical Cannabis Cultivation Amid Shortages

Ohio's medical marijuana cultivators who have complied with rules and regulations can now request permission to expand their grow space, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced Wednesday. The expansion process comes as the Buckeye State plans to more than double the number of its dispensaries after a cultivator, Fire Rock Ltd., sued the state for failing to act on its February 2020 request to expand. "This decision comes after a…

Building a cannabis practice at your CPA firm

To do it right, firms have to play to their strengths.

Green Goods to host cannabis expungement clinic

Green Goods in Frederick is hosting a virtual cannabis expungement clinic Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cannabis business fights 'ghost owner' lawsuit after $1M investment to convert chicken farm

A lawsuit on behalf of a Delaware County grower, whose first language is Cantonese, claims he was misled by Jones Brown law firm; a judge agreed his medical marijuana license

Enfield Republicans force ban on cannabis sales in town

Enfield town council votes 6-3 to ban cannabis-selling establishments in town

Travis Scott launches partnership with California cannabis company

Cactus Farms marks Travis Scott’s entry into the growing cannabis industry.

Cooking With Cannabis: former head banquet chef for Cavalier Hotel shares a culinary twist

Emily Oyer, a Virginia Beach native, recently won on an episode of the series "Chopped 420".

Study on MDMA for Traumatic Brain Injury Boosted By $1.5M Donation | High Times

Wesana Health committed to fund a MAPS study on MDMA for traumatic brain injury.

Missouri Transfers Almost $7M in Cannabis Revenue to Veterans |

Missouri just gave a big funds transfer to veterans from legal revenue as part of their legalization agreement.

Eighth Icon Rebrands as Cheech and Chong's Cannabis Company | High Times

The company is responsible for producing and managing the duo’s cannabis brands.

Judge Rules County Can't Stop Water Deliveries to Hmong Weed Farmers

California is attempting to keep water from illegal grows in Northern California, and Hmong farmers are specifically suffering.

Michigan Legislature Introduces Bills to Reduce Caregiver Program

Michigan just introduced several bills that would limit what caregivers could provide for their cannabis patients, and people aren't happy.

Ohio to More than Double Number of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries |

Ohio will have twice the amount of legal dispensaries, much to the relief of patients, as the industry continues to grow.

World Anti-Doping Agency to Reconsider Ban on Cannabis | High Times

The World Anti-Doping Agency is reconsidering banning cannabis in sports now that perceptions are changing.

South Dakota Takes Step Toward Approving Medical Marijuana Rules

South Dakota just took a step towards approving medical cannabis rules, a major deal for the very legally stalled state.

New Mexico Cannabis License Raises Eyebrows | High Times

New Mexico is currently under fire for cannabis licenses and how they are being given out, after the program faced some backlash.

Arizona Dispensary Trading Pre-rolls for Bras to Fight Breast Cancer |

A dispensary in Arizona is raising money to fight breast cancer the creative way—by trading in old bras for new pre-rolls.

Weldon Project Pens Letter Calling for Release Of Cannabis Prisoners |

The Weldon Project sent a letter to President Joseph Biden on Tuesday calling for clemency for all federal nonviolent cannabis offenders.

Nebraska Moves Toward Two Medical Marijuana Proposals on 2022 Ballot

Nebraska is working on getting two different medical cannabis proposals on the ballot for 2022 in order to help patients in need.

Cannabis-Related Arrests in Virginia Decrease By 90 Percent After Legalization

Virginia arrests are dramatically down after the laws in the area changed to allow home growing and possession.

Jon’s Stone-Cold Quarantine Cop List: 14th Edition | High Times

Rollin’ up hot with the 14th edition of our VP of Content’s favorite new products in this special cop list.

California Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis in Hospitals Heads to Governor's Desk | High Times

Ryan’s Law could help hospital patients in life or death situations, who rely on medical cannabis.

Medical Marijuana Cultivators in Alabama to Start Planting in 2022 |

Alabama is getting geared up for medical marijuana with plans to start planting in 2022.

Panama Is One Step from Legalizing Cannabis: The Drug War is Dead |

The Panama national assembly unanimously voted in late August to pass a bill making medical cannabis legal.

Maryland Legislative Panel Begins Work On Cannabis Legalization |

Maryland is getting a head start on social equity in cannabis as they enter the planning stage of the process.

College-Age Adults Getting High at Historic Levels | High Times

College students are using cannabis and psychedelics at a higher rate than past years, while alcohol use is at a record low rate.

Connecticut Official Hints at Delay in Launch of Legal Cannabis Sales |

Connecticut could experience a delay in launching cannabis sales in order to ensure that things are equitable.

Missouri’s Medical Marijuana Program Sees Huge Growth in First Year |

Missouri has only had one year of legal, medical marijuana so far, and already, business is booming with signs of even more growth to come.

Growers in the Emerald Triangle are Facing a Potential Extinction Event |

Emerald Triangle growers are concerned about alarming price drops for their product and what that means for their future.

Legal Woes: German Marketing of Medical Cannabis | High Times

The German process is unlike anything foreigners have ever experienced before—with twists and turns at every step that frequently defy logic.

Drones to Deploy in California County to Detect Illicit Pot Operations | High Times

The effort of using drones to spot illegal grows is supported by legal operators who can’t compete with illicit operations.

Black Cannabis Week Supports and Elevates Black Entrepreneurs |

Join black entrepreneurs next week for the second-annual Black Cannabis Week—a mostly digital event that provides numerous resources and education.

Former Cop Pleads Guilty to Accepting $14K in Bribes in Pot Trafficking Case | High Times

Rudolph Petersen faces up to 10 years in federal prison for allegedly taking the bribes.

Up In Smoke: The Astonishingly Low Percentage of Canadian Cannabis Actually Sold

The cannapress is reporting (again) on the large amount of cannabis that has been destroyed by licensed Canadian producers.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Sets Cap on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries | High Times

South Dakota’s largest city will limit the number of medical marijuana dispensaries to five.

California Governor Hopeful Jackie McGowan On Cannabis Reform in Newsom Recall Race | High Times

Jackie McGowan, a long-time supporter of cannabis reform, is running as a replacement candidate if current California Governor Gavin Newsom is recalled.

Ohio Cultivator and Non-profit Organization Offer Education Program in Cultivation | High Times

Formerly incarcerated individuals can now learn how to cultivate cannabis through a Ohio non-profit program called URC Grows.

Illinois to Hold Lottery Specifically for Those Kept Out of the Industry |

Illinois plans to hold an extra licensing lottery to give the applicants left out of the process another chance.

South Dakota Subcommittee Says No to Home Grown Medical Marijuana |

A South Dakota legislative subcommittee recommended on Wednesday that the state’s medical marijuana regulations prohibit the home cultivation by patients.

DEA Seeks to Increase Quota of Cannabis and Psilocybin for Research Purposes

The DEA is proposing to have access to more cannabis and psilocybin so that it can increase its research efforts.

White Boy Rick’s Transformation From Teen FBI Informant to Selling Legal Pot | High Times

Fresh out of prison, Richard Wershe Jr., who's referred to as "White Boy Rick," launched The 8th cannabis company.

Granny Flips Off Police in Mugshot After Cannabis Farm Bust | High Times

This Tennessee woman was not about to go down without making a statement.

Massachusetts Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Eclipse $2 Billion | High Times

Massachusetts cannabis sales just surpassed $2 billion, a major milestone for the legal and still growing state industry.

Surge of Advocacy Groups Weigh In on Federal Cannabis Reform Bill | High Times

Some of the industry's most prominent cannabis advocacy groups weighed in on the Senate's Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act.

Michigan Agency Launches Social Equity Program to Tackle Essential Issues

A new agency in Michigan has been launched to tackle issues and help bring social equity to the cannabis industry.

Arizona Court Clears Over 3,600 Cannabis Charges in Clean Sweep | High Times

Maricopa County maintains the lead in Arizona’s expungement process.

Fakkuappu: Japan Struggles with Cannabis Reform | High Times

Regulations surrounding cannabis and hemp in Japan aren't moving toward reform, as criminal penalties and fines for the plant are still common.

Social Justice Organizations Host Expungement Clinic in New Jersey

New Jersey social justice organizations are getting together for a free expungement clinic at a Doubletree hotel.

Ohio Cannabis Activists Get Nod to Collect Petition Signatures |

Ohio residents are hoping to gather enough petition signatures to legalize cannabis in the state.

A Tribute to Lee 'Scratch' Perry | High Times

The Upsetter leaves behind a legacy of timeless music.

Swiss Doctors to Prescribe Cannabis Without “Exceptional Authorization” |

The Swiss government has proposed lifting the special requirement for medical cannabis prescription on the eve of a recreational trial.

Officials in Nigeria Discuss Opposition to Cannabis Legalization | High Times

Lawmakers in Nigeria continue to enforce their disapproval of cannabis legalization as part of their War Against Drug Abuse effort.

The Winners of The Cannabis Cup Northern California: People’s Choice Edition 2021

Congratulations to the winners of the Cannabis Cup Northern California: People’s Choice Edition 2021! Here’s what’s hot in the Emerald Triangle.

Anti-Pot Author Alex Berenson Gets Permanent Twitter Ban | High Times

COVID-19 misinformation, not cannabis misinformation, led to the suspension.

Governor of Colorado Pens Letter Urging Legitimate Cannabis Banking |

Colorado Governor Jared Polis wrote a letter in support of safe cannabis banking access for the blossoming cannabis industry.

Colorado to Vote on Increasing Cannabis Taxes in November | High Times

Colorado will be voting this November to see if it’s time to increase cannabis taxes in the state to help fund programs that benefit youth.

California Mushroom Legalization Just Got Delayed | High Times

California will be delaying mushroom legalization for another year, to the disappointment of many a psychonaut.

Celebrate magic mushroom day at Entheofest this weekend in Ann Arbor

The new 4/20, the unofficial holiday comes as politicians, businesses and enthusiasts alike are pushing for the decriminalization of psychedelics.

Preview: Ron English "Brand Royalty" @ Allouche Gallery Opening 9/18/21 NYC

Allouche Gallery is proud to present Brand Royalty, the first solo show of the Fall season, featuring the inaugural debut of twenty new paintings by the contemporary Pop and street artist. Ron English. The exhibition will remain on view at Allouche Gallery from September 18 to October 19, 2021.

Confusing 911 Call Leads To Hallucinogen Charge In Southington

A woman who was perplexed after a 911 calls wound up with drug charges in Southington, police said.

Journey Clinical raises $3M to allow psychotherapists to prescribe psychedelics

Psychedelics companies are all the rage right now. Compass Pathways is working with the magic mushroom compound psilocybin to treat depression. It’s has raised $290 million in total. Atai Life Sciences — backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel — brought in $258 million from its IPO. In the tech space, this has not gone unnoticed […]

Rating the Top 30 Best Medicinal Mushroom Supplements 2021 | Seattle Weekly

Medicinal mushrooms are a group of mushrooms that are considered best for various areas of health. Deemed generally safe to ingest, the research community is currently on a mission to reintroduce the world to mushrooms, but this time not as a vegetable but as a health-promoting ingredient thanks to promising results signifying their biologic effects. Who can forget their combined antioxidant, antiallergic, cardiovascular protective, antibacterial, and detoxification properties, among several…

‘Remembering my test was a bonus!’: former jumping rider claims prelim title at National Dressage Championships

The National Dressage Championships prelim silver title goes to a former showjumper on a talented four-year-old bought from just a video

Waterville Wanderings | Scrumptious Shiitake: the steadfast mushroom

“Steadfast” sounds like “The Little Engine That Could,” and that's what the shiitake is all about. Shiitake is one of the easiest and most productive fungi to grow, producing more

Best Mushroom Supplement: Reviewing Top Mushroom Products | The Daily World

The use of medicinal mushrooms is growing popular and widely accepted by all. With research focusing on psilocybin and its added benefits, scientists become more fascinated by the compound and advocate its use among consumers. Buying magic mushrooms and other supplements is more accessible nowadays, including online with the recent technological advancements.

Research and development on magic mushrooms closer to reality at Princeton facility - Penticton News

A new Princeton facility being built to grow and test magic mushrooms for health purposes is well underway.

Recovery Diaries: Catherine, Age 39, 4 Years Sober

How do you break a decades-long drinking habit? One woman shares how cognitive behavioral therapy and setting boundaries helped her get there.

Recovery Diaries: Matt, Age 40, 2 Years Sober

One man shares how he broke a generational cycle of addiction with the help of therapy, a psychedelic journey, and a newly adopted family member.

Kacey Musgraves reveals she went on seven-hour magic mushroom trip - Entertainment News

Country star Kacey Musgraves took magic mushrooms to help her face the "pain" of her divorce from Ruston Kelly.

Recovery Diaries: Rachel, Age 32, 2 Years Sober

Rachel always assumed she was a boisterous extrovert, but getting sober revealed another side of herself she’d never known.

Met Gala 2021: Keke Palmer shares a not-so-appealing peek at meal served during star-studded dinner

Keke Palmer may have been in show business since she was a child but there are still a few things the recently minted Emmy Award winner still has to get used to.

Nature Notes: the magic of mushrooms

The impending Delta Naturalists’ brochure will hopefully inspire more people to take a closer look at these fascinating organisms.

Suspect in Ocean Drive murder pleads not guilty as his attorney reviews case

Tamarius Davis, who allegedly told Miami Beach police officers he had killed a father on Ocean Drive during a magic mushroom-induced psychosis, remained behind bars on Tuesday at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami-Dade County.

Texas YouTube star tries almost all of Whataburger's menu in one sitting

YouTuber Mikey Chen came away largely unimpressed by the Texas grown company

Red Light Holland Expands iMicrodose Branded Product Offerings and Launches the Sale of All-in-One Mushroom Fruiting Extracts; Capsules and Tinctures

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 13, 2021) - Red Light Holland Corp. (CSE: TRIP) (FSE: 4YX) (OTC Pink: TRUFF) ("Red Light Holland" or the "Company"), an Ontario-based corporation engaged in the production, growth, and sale of a premium brand of magic truffles, is pleased to announce they have expanded their iMicrodose product offerings as their iMicrodose All-In-One Mushroom Fruiting Extracts ("iMicrodose All-In-One Fruiting Extracts") powered by Red Light Holland are…

These are the world’s first mushroom multi gummies—here’s how they help

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a single multi-vitamin that could adapt uniquely to your body’s specific needs to help you achieve mind-body balance? And wouldn’t it be even better if it tasted like juicy, ripened, wild raspberries? There may not be a multi-vitamin that can do it all, but there sure is a […]

Dog caught enjoying night-time hot tub in hilarious viral video

A dog was caught on camera enjoying a solitary hot tub session at night time and the funny video has been viewed more than 3.5 million times.

NBA Summer Vacation Watch: We Have Waterfalls And We’ll Chase Them

The NBA’s summer is winding down but our vacation watch won’t cease til the last man returns to camp.

Can’t Miss Episode of the Week: ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ Pairs a Wedding With an Alien Invasion

In true 'Legends' style, the time-traveling team makes a last ditch effort to stop an alien invasion, all while trying to give Sara and Ava their dream wedding.

Labrador high off magic mushrooms hasn't a care in the world in car backseat

Dog owner Shannon from New Hampshire, US suspected her Labrador Miley had snaffled a wild magic mushroom which was confirmed by a vet who said she would be okay

Brandon Maxwell RTW Spring 2022

Maxwell injected hyper color, psychedelic patterns, metallic sheen — and fun! — into his American sportswear repertoire for spring 2022.

Brandon Maxwell RTW Spring 2022

Brandon Maxwell injected hyper color, psychedelic patterns, metallic sheen — and fun — into his spring 2022 collection.

Can't Miss Episode of the Week: 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow' Pairs a Wedding With an Alien Invasion

In true 'Legends' style, the time-traveling team makes a last ditch effort to stop an alien invasion, all while trying to give Sara and Ava their dream wedding.

Can’t Miss Episode of the Week: ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ Pairs a Wedding With an Alien Invasion

In true 'Legends' style, the time-traveling team makes a last ditch effort to stop an alien invasion, all while trying to give Sara and Ava their dream wedding.

Can’t Miss Episode of the Week: ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ Pairs a Wedding With an Alien Invasion

In true 'Legends' style, the time-traveling team makes a last ditch effort to stop an alien invasion, all while trying to give Sara and Ava their dream wedding.

‘I knew I was pushing buttons’: Kacey Musgraves on breaking country music taboos

She’s already broken out of Nashville to become an unconventional pop superstar. Now she’s stretching the limits of country again – with the help of psychedelics and a four-poster bed in her studio

Labrador 'high on magic mushrooms' has time of her life in trippy car ride

'Shannon' posted a hilarious video on TikTok of her pooch dozing off with her head hanging out the window as she enjoyed the breeze blowing straight at her - all while high on wild mushrooms

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Best Mushroom Supplements (2021) Top Product Rankings List | Courier-Herald

Recently, mushrooms have been getting much attention as people are starting to reap their countless benefits. Mushrooms are loaded with proteins and antioxidants. The latter is said to play a vital role in shielding the body from destructive free radicals. When this happens, one’s body is protected from conditions like cancer and heart-related diseases. These antioxidants are also said to reduce inflammation and promote good health.

Top 10 Best Medicinal Mushroom Supplements to Buy in 2021 | Peninsula Clarion

How well do you know the mushrooms you add when cooking? The majority of them are edible. However, medicinal mushrooms are a different story.

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands has giant crabs, D20s, and land sharks

New gameplay trailer also has a Babymetal song from 2015, which feels very Borderlands.

Making It: The Magic Behind Growing Mushrooms At Erie Shore Seed & Spore

Maker: Brandon Krystowski, owner & mushroom growerBusiness: Erie Shore Seed & Spore, an urban farm in Vermilion, OH, specializing in growing a variety of mushrooms and microgreens       What sparked your interest in growing mushrooms?

Seattle is now in the process of legalizing psychedelics, here's what to know

First, it was marijuana and now it's psychedelics. In an exciting move, Seattle is finally working toward decriminalizing the possession of

PsiloThera, Inc. a Leader in Psychedelic Healthcare Innovation Announces the Filing of U. S. Patents Protecting Its Proprietary Psychedelic Therapeutic Process, Tele-Mental Healthcare & Microdosing Online Platform

/PRNewswire/ -- PsiloThera, Inc. is a pioneering Psychedelic Healthcare Innovation & Life Sciences Company in early stage development of Psilocybin ("Magic...

In search of a marvellous meat-free treat? I have found the perfect fungus

I thought these delicacies were just a well-kept Croatian secret, but it seems ‘the chicken of the woods’ has been growing nearer to home all the time, writes Adrian Chiles

Dungeons & Dragons Just Introduced a Singing Mushroom as a Monster

Dungeons & Dragons will soon encounter their most terrifying monster yet - a singing mushroom.

Medicinal cannabis company to start producing magic mushrooms for research

Little Green Pharma already produces medicinal cannabis, and will now begin supplying psilocybin to Australian drug trials.

Listen | The risks and rewards of mushroom hunting in the Northwest

Wild mushroom foraging can be deadly. But in a region crammed with thousands of edible species, it’s fiercely beloved.

Bob Marley’s Family Enters Booming Therapeutic Mushroom Industry

Daughter Cedella Marley discusses the decision to enter the global business venture to promote wellness with functional and psychedelic shrooms.

Psychoactive substance summit set for the weekend in Gainesville

The use of psilocybic mushrooms, marijuana and ayahuasca will be discussed in historic and current contexts

The Walking Dead Recap: Horse Whispering

Maggie and Negan are going to need to figure out some sort of uneasy alliance if they want to make it out alive.

Chatfield pair arrested following discovery of magic mushroom grow operation | Post Bulletin

Austin Dahl, 23, and Kailyn Felker, 23, were arrested Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, after law enforcement executed a search warrant at their residence on the belief that the pair were growing psilocybin mushrooms, commonly referred to as magic mushrooms.

Psychedelic drugs in Vermont: A grassroots push for legalization picks up on lawmakers' effort

A pending bill, grassroots petition, and national movement are pushing for the legalization of psychedelic drugs in Vermont.

California Psilocybin Legalization Initiative Would Save State Millions In Enforcement Costs, Official Analysis Says

A proposed ballot measure to legalize psilocybin in California would save the state millions in enforcement costs and also generate state and local tax revenue, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) recently concluded. However, the officials also tempered expectations by pointing out that setting up the regulatory scheme for a legal psilocybin market could initially […]