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 […]

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 is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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.

Councilors consider specific zoning for medical cannabis

City councilors appear ready to abandon earlier efforts to amend an ordinance that governs the permitting of medical cannabis companies.

Program to expand medical cannabis access in Utah stalls, frustrating patients and lawmakers

The Utah Department of Health has yet to implement a critical part of the state's medical cannabis program, leaving patient advocates frustrated and lawmakers fuming.

New lawsuit could put Fresno cannabis businesses on hold

A new lawsuit could put a hold on Fresno's cannabis business licensing process just as it reaches the goal line.

Medical cannabis is allowed in Britain for children with epilepsy

But three years after the law changed, they cannot get it

5 Ways Cannabis Could Light Up Your Chanukah Celebrations This Year

Getty Happy Marijuanukah! (Yes, we just wrote that.) Believe it or not, weed and Chanukah are a great fit together. Cannabis sales soar over the holiday season, and reports show an increasing number of Jewish cannabis enthusiasts are lighting up more than just menorahs during their celebrations. Plus, cannabis is Kosher, and it seems the Jewish forefathers knew it. According to Smithsonian Magazine, archeologists discovered traces of burnt cannabis in an…

Cannabis patient cards see low turnout, cities receive dispensary applications

The South Dakota Medical Cannabis Program officially began issuing patient cards on Nov. 18, issuing its first card to a resident of Day County. But as of Tuesday the state

Thailand fast food chain’s ‘Crazy Happy Pizza,’ made with cannabis, generates buzz but not much sales

One of Thailand’s most famous fast-food chains has created a blazing buzz with its latest innovation.

Malawi defends asking Mike Tyson to be cannabis ambassador

The move has raised controversy, with Malawian think tank the Centre for Public Accountability (CPA) accusing the government of ignoring Tyson’s past convictions. The 55-year-old boxer was ja…

Our Favorite Black Friday Cannabis Deals of 2021

Now that the turkey is in the fridge, it's time to start checking out the best Black Friday weed deals in all the land.

How Northern California’s cannabis industry is tackling many challenges facing it

North Bay Business Journal gleaned insights from Scot Candell of CB Labs, Joyce Cenali of Sonoma Hills Farm, Moses Flickinger of Africali Culture, Shannon Hattan of Fiddler’s Green, John Houston of Prime Cuts Nursery, Eli Melrod of Soulful and Julie Mercer-Ingram of Proof.

Cannabis-covered ‘Crazy Happy Pizza’ sounds like a high time, but it’s not

The general manager of The Pizza Company in Bangkok said: “It’s just a marketing campaign, and you can taste the cannabis and then if you have enough, you maybe get a bit sleepy.”

It's Official: New Ruling German Coalition to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use

The news has been rumbling for a week after a German language magazine first reported the news. Now it is official. Germany will be legalizing recreational use cannabis as early as 2022.

Marijuana: Good or bad?

More and more, marijuana is being legalized for medicinal or recreational purposes, but what are the health benefits and risks of the drug? We investigate.

Cannabis pizza on the menu in Thailand, but you won't get pie high

The new pizza by one of Thailand's most popular fast food chains is one of the first products to take advantage of the country's relaxed cannabis laws.

Guest Commentary | Keep Big Cannabis out of local, rural neighborhoods

By Sara Broadbent The Sentinel’s Editorial (Nov. 21) says that because the zoning allows it, big cannabis operations should go forward unfortunately misses the point. Zoning may allow the operation…

Most residents in Massachusetts say legal marijuana is positive for state, poll says

A new poll showed more than 60% of respondents said the legalization of cannabis has been good for Massachusetts.

Why Does Malawi Need Mike Tyson As A Cannabis Ambassador?

Malawi has asked boxing star and cannabis entrepreneur Mike Tyson to become its official cannabis ambassador.

/PRNewswire/ -- AskGrowers, a website that keeps the cannabis community informed of the ever-growing selection of сannabis products and the stories behind the...

Feds’ cannabis interference on Indian land (Newsletter: November 26, 2021)

AGs push Congress for marijuana cooperation with states; Study looks at dogs getting high from THC in poop Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Free to read (but […]

Bangkok pizza company a hit with cannabis topping

It's lunchtime. At a branch of The Pizza Company in Bangkok there's an order for the latest special. The staff reach for the key ingredient: not cheese, tomatoes or olives but fronds of cannabis. The Thai restaurant chain is creating a buzz wit

Why this cannabis pizza won't get you high

The Pizza Company, a fast food chain from Thailand, has been promoting its 'Crazy Happy Pizza', an under-the-radar product topped with a cannabis leaf

Thai chain's cannabis pizza is trendy but won't get you high

The "Crazy Happy Pizza" is an under-the-radar product topped with a cannabis leaf. It's legal but won't get you high, unlike the legendary happy pizzas in neighboring Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh.

Thai chain's cannabis pizza: trendy but won't get you high

BANGKOK (AP) — One of Thailand’s major fast food chains has been promoting its “Crazy Happy Pizza” this month, an under-the-radar product topped with a cannabis leaf. It’s legal but

City To Vote On Opting Out Of Cannabis Dispensaries, Consumption Sites

The Jamestown City Council could be opting out of allowing cannabis dispensaries and consumption sites. On Monday, the council is slated to vote on the local law during its monthly voting session meeting. There has been very little discussion by city officials on the option of opting out. In April, the council and Mayor Eddie […]

State Tribal Relations Secretary assures tribes state’s Medical Cannabis program not affected by SupCo decision

The South Dakota Supreme Court has determined Constitutional Amendment A, legalizing adult use of recreational...

Arkansans have spent $447M for cannabis since 2019

Since the first medical marijuana dispensary opened in Arkansas in May 2019, patients in The Natural State have spent a total of $447 million to obtain 66,994 pounds of cannabis. Scott Hardin, director of communications for

9 health benefits of medical cannabis

Cannabis is used to assist patients fighting cancer, bi-polar disorders, mental disorders, skin problems, period cramps, and so on, and helps them with the pain they experience in the long run.

MediPharm Labs Completes Medical Cannabis Export to Barbados

Patient based delivery of medical cannabis executed with approval from both Barbados and Canadian Health Authorities.This marks the fourth new country...

Cannabis-related items now allowed to be sold at licensed stores

The Province announced Friday that private licensed cannabis retail stores can now sell cannabis-related items...

Top Trends Driving the US Cannabis Testing Market Size Will Cross USD 1,964 Million Valuation by 2026: Global Report by Facts & Factors

[190+ Pages Research Study] According to market research study published by Facts and Factors, the demand analysis of global Cannabis Testing Market size &...

Thai chain’s cannabis pizza: trendy but won’t get you high

One of Thailand’s major fast food chains has been promoting its “Crazy Happy Pizza” this month, an under-the-radar product topped with a cannabis leaf.

Indica vs. sativa: Why cannabis labels are meaningless

Some people are adamant that indica strains are sedative with earthy aromas.

Cooking With Cannabis This Holiday Season

Cooking Recipes With Cannabis For Your Thanksgiving

German cannabis firm shares pop after new government pledges to legalize the drug

Shares of German cannabis company SynBiotic rose sharply Thursday a day after the incoming government pledged to make the drug legal.

Cannabis Documentary Lady Buds Explores Female Business Owners in New Release

Enjoy this exclusive clip of the women-focused cannabis documentary 'Lady Buds' before its release this weekend.

SD legal cannabis blocked by court (Newsletter: November 25, 2021)

Germany to legalize marijuana; Taliban signs cannabis deal; Former TX gov talks psychedelics’ benefits Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Your good deed for the day: donate to […]

Taliban signs deal with Cpharm for 'cannabis processing', Australian company says 'no idea'

Taliban spokesperson said that the ruling Sunni Pashtun group has finalised a deal with Cpharm for setting up a cannabis processing plant.

Lansing Public Shares Concerns with Cannabis Laws

While the Village of Lansing has already made its decision on the sale and public consumption of Cannabis in the municipality – opting into the retail sale and out of

cannabis:  Taliban signs deal with Australian company, may legalize 'cannabis processing'

South Asia News: KABUL: The Taliban signed a $450,000,000 deal with Australian company Cpharm in the cannabis processing industry in Afghanistan that may lead to the l.

Legalised cannabis: a rarity around the world

Europe News: PARIS: The next German government plans to legalise the recreational use of cannabis, which would make Germany the third nation to do so after Uruguay.

Former Colorado lobbyist to lead NM cannabis division

Kristen Thomson started her new job Nov. 1 and faces quick deadlines, with commercial cannabis sales slated to begin statewide by no later than April.

Lawmakers propose big changes to cannabis compound Delta 8

There are more than 100 compounds found in the cannabis plant including CBD which doesn’t get you high.

Weed lounges are coming to a city near you

Las Vegas hopes to become a pioneer in creating public consumption spaces.

Luxembourg refines its draft bill on recreational cannabis

Back in 2018, as part of the coalition agreement between political parties (Accord de coalition 2018-2023), the Luxembourg government committed to…

Taliban to sell CANNABIS to Australians in first trade deal after seizing power

THE Taliban have reportedly won their first deal as a legal drugs seller since seizing control of Afghanistan by selling medicinal cannabis crops to Australians.  The militant group, which taxed dr…

Study Shows Most Physicians Lack  Knowledge Of Medical Cannabis

A study of more than 400 health care professionals has revealed that most physicians lack knowledge of medicinal cannabis, with 65% saying that they have been asked about medical marijuana as a treatment for chronic pain but were unable to answer their patients’ questions.

Branding Cannabis — Now’s The Time To Get It Right

People want to support legalization but we have to give them good reasons and healthy examples to follow.

It's Official: New Ruling German Coalition to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use | High Times

The news has been rumbling for a week after a German language magazine first reported the news. Now it is official. Germany will be legalizing recreational use cannabis as early as 2022.

Cannabis Documentary Lady Buds Explores Female Business Owners in New Release | High Times

Enjoy this exclusive clip of the women-focused cannabis documentary 'Lady Buds' before its release this weekend.

Jury Finds Pharmacy Chains Contributed to Ohio's Opioid Crisis | High Times

Pharmacy chains will be appealing the verdict that they created a public nuisance by contributing the Ohio's opioid crisis.

Illinois Judge Rules Weed Odor is Not Probable Cause For Searches |

Illinois has ruled that the smell of cannabis alone is not enough to search a vehicle. This is in line with the state's current stance on cannabis possession.

Jon’s Stone Cold Quarantine Cop List: 17th Edition | High Times

Just in time for Green Wednesday, our VP of Content is back with another collection of the latest and greatest products the industry has on display. This month’s featuring Turtle Pie Co, Redline Reserve, The Association and more!

Uber Eats to Add Weed Category on App for Pick-Up in Ontario, Canada | High Times

The new cannabis category on Uber Eats for pick-up at Tokyo Smoke locations will be available for Ontario customers.

Alabama Releases Rules for Physicians to Prescribe Cannabis | High Times

New draft rules were determined by the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners to guide physicians on medical cannabis recommendations.

Few Medical Cannabis Licenses in Portugal Have Been Awarded | High Times

Infarmed approves only 19 of the 114 applications for medical cannabis cultivation in Portugal.

Tom Petty's Daughter Adria and Annie Nelson Discuss Wildflowers Tea | High Times

Wildflowers Tea by Willie’s Remedy is named after one of Tom Petty’s top albums—providing the perfect way to honor him.

New Mexico Issues First Adult-Use Cannabis Cultivation License | High Times

The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department issued its first adult-use cannabis cultivation license to Mother's Meds.

Arizona Cannabis Social Equity Program Faces Legal Challenge | High Times

A lawsuit against the Arizona Department of Health Services claims the state's social equity program doesn't meet the requirements outlined by the state's cannabis legalization ballot measure, Proposition 207.

Hemp Investigated as Environment Clean-up Crop for South African Gold Mines | High Times

The University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa is funding a graduate study looking at the use of plants such as hemp as a clean-up crop for land destroyed by irresponsible mining—and they are not the only ones.

Oregon State Police Seize 500K Pounds of Illicit Cannabis | High Times

Approximately 500,000 pounds of illicit cannabis was seized in Oregon, as part of a two-day raid that was executed by various law enforcement agencies.

Jonah Hill to Play Jerry Garcia in Martin Scorsese Musical Biopic

Trixie Garcia is on-board as an executive producer.

U.S. Reports More Than 100,000 Overdose Deaths In One Year | High Times

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that over 100,000 people died from drug overdoses in the U.S. over a one-year period.

Mexico Senate on Track to Endorse Recreational Cannabis by December

Olga Sánchez Cordero, president of the Mexico Senate, expects rapid approval of recreational reform just south of the Rio Grande.

New York Subways Ban Ads for Cannabis or Mushrooms | High Times

Ads about psychedelic substances, cannabis and other things that promote "unsafe behavior" are now banned by New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Doc Ray on the Battle to Save Heritage Growers and Genetics | High Times

Terps By Doc & Bentley leads the race to save Emerald Triangle cultivators and protect genetics legally.

Proposed Bill Aims to Raise Fines for Cannabis Possession in Wisconsin |

Wisconsin is going the opposite direction of most states and attempting to raise the fine for cannabis possession.

Michigan Works to Limit Amount of Cannabis Caregivers Can Grow

Michigan wants to limit caregivers’ grow amounts, a move that is always contentious in the medical cannabis community.

Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill, Includes Cannabis Study Improvements

A new infrastructure bill passed by President Joe Biden will make a huge difference for cannabis research.

Indiana Democrats Announce Full Support of Recreational Cannabis

Indiana Democrats are planning to stand in support of legalizing cannabis ahead of the upcoming legislative session.

Exclusive: Straws Lined with THC Could Transform Edibles Industry | High Times

Will THC lined straws be the next big thing in the edibles industry?

Brazil is on The Brink of Medical Cannabis Change

Despite the right-wing president, cannabis reform appears to be on the verge of happening in Brazil, bringing big medical changes.

South Carolina Republican Unveils New Cannabis Legalization Bill |

An exciting new bill from the Republican camp would regulate and legalize cannabis on a federal level.

Channel Islands Fill Over 2,000 Medical Cannabis Prescriptions | High Times

With eased tax burdens and medical cannabis prescriptions, the Channel Islands are ushering a new economic sector.

The New Year will Bring Harsher Cannabis Rules to Colorado | High Times

In 2022, Colorado is changing the rules when it comes to medical cannabis restrictions, and not everyone is happy about it.

West Virginia Finally Opens its First Medical Cannabis Dispensary |

West Virginia has finally opened the doors on its first medical cannabis dispensary, four years after medical cannabis was made legal.

Exclusive Trailer: The Freak Brothers to Debut on Tubi | High Times

Watch the uncensored trailer of 'The Freak Brothers'—exclusively on High Times.

Hulu's Dopesick Hammers Purdue Pharma for Role in Opioid Crisis | High Times

Dopesick narrates the exploits of the Sacklers and Purdue Pharma, leading to the opioid epidemic.

Sturdy Hemp Structures Could be the Future of Eco-Building

As environmental disasters are increasing, we need to look to sustainable building, and hemp could be the answer.

New Jersey Set to Accept Cannabis Business License Applications |

New Jersey is finally going to start accepting licenses for recreational cannabis businesses, more than a year after the measure passed.

Senators Urge Biden to Pardon All Non-violent Cannabis Offenses

Democratic U.S. Senators are petitioning President Joe Biden to step up, pardon cannabis prisoners and decriminalize.

Massachusetts Governor Focuses Effort to Combat Stoned Driving |

The governor of Massachusetts is going after stoned driving after a state trooper was killed by a motorist who tested positive for having THC in their blood.

Maine Official Condemns Influx in Illegal Cannabis Activity | High Times

Maine's top cannabis official comments on the persistent problem of illegal cannabis in the state.

24 Governors Call On Congress to Pass Cannabis Banking Bill |

Governors across U.S. states and territories have penned a letter to congressional leaders, urging for cannabis banking access.

Proposed Bill Would Expand Medical Cannabis Access in Ohio

A new bill being introduced in Ohio would expand medical cannabis access to more patients across the state.

Do Cannabis Companies Face Consequences for Opposing Home Grows?

Some cannabis companies are still openly opposing home grows. Will they end up on the wrong side of history?

Texas Judge Blocks State's Delta-8 THC Ban | High Times

A recent temporary injunction issued by a judge in Texas allows retailers to resume selling Delta-8 THC products in the state.

Medical Cannabis Patients in South Dakota Can Officially Apply for Cards | High Times

After months of uncertainty, officials announced Monday that qualified medical cannabis patients in South Dakota are now able to apply for a patient card.

Psychedelic Company Lists on NASDAQ as 'DRUG' | High Times

BMB-101 by Bright Minds represents a new generation of therapeutic psychedelics.

Cannabis Bust in San Bernardino Leads to the Arrest of 34 People |

A cannabis bust in San Bernardino County highlights the major problem California still has with illegal cannabis grows.

Laos Police Make Asia's Largest Drug Bust Ever | High Times

Laos was just the scene of a massive drug bust in Asia, as record amounts of crystal meth and amphetamine tablets were being smuggled in containers from a brewery.

Philadelphia Votes in Favor of Cannabis Decriminalization Measure |

Philadelphia is moving to decriminalize cannabis in order to protect residents and send a message to Pennsylvania.

Gallup Survey Shows a Large Majority of Americans Support Cannabis Legalization | High Times

The latest survey by Gallup reveals that more than two-thirds of American adults are pro-cannabis.

Washington, DC Emergency Bill Aids Medical Cannabis Patients and Dispensaries | High Times

Washington, D.C. has made changes to the expiration of medical cannabis cards, as well as increased possession limits for medical cannabis patients.

European Recreational Cannabis Reform: Will Guernsey Go Next? |

The Channel Island of Guernsey appears to be throwing its hat into the cannabis legalization ring as soon as next year.

Detroit Approves Psychedelics Decriminalization Ballot Measure |

Detroit could be the next city to make a move when it comes to decriminalizing psychedelics and moving forward into the future.

Wonderland: Miami Takes Shape as the Largest Psychedelic Medicine Business Event | High Times

Microdose presents Wonderland: Miami next week to showcase the fastest-growing sector in medicine.

Cannabis Flower Most Popular Form of Consumption in Colorado |

New Frontier breakdown analyzes Colorado cannabis flower trends and finds that flower is still on top, despite all the available alternatives.

Let fabulous fungi flourish, gardeners told

Many gardeners consider them a menace to be eliminated but the Royal Horticultural Society wants people to see the magic of mushrooms and let them flourish in f

How magic mushroom therapy helped a marriage — and eased depression

‘We looked at each other with new eyes’Suzanne Duckett, 49I’ve done a fair few strange things in my time as a magazine spa reviewer in the pursuit of ways to lo

Roger Phillips, ‘mushroom man’, forager, plantsman and photographer who produced a series of acclaimed field guides – obituary

From his days at a vegetarian boarding school he went on to become a revered figure in the world of plants, trees and and fungi

Week in review: Twiggy's Tattarang backs Emyria's cannabinoid, MDMA and magic mushroom trials

Emyria (ASX:EMD) shares soared more than 60 per cent on news Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest’s private investment group Tattarang had invested $5 million.

‘Manor’ review

Moira Buffini’s gentrification drama runs at the National Theatre Lyttelton

Gift Ideas For The Weekend Warrior - LA Weekly

If you have someone on your Christmas list that’s always ready for adventure then you need our creative gift ideas for the weekend warrior!

Man found at Nashville Airport with 12 pounds of magic mushroom chocolate bars — Jimelle James

28-year-old Jimelle James, of Atlanta, was found at the Nashville International Airport late Tuesday with 98 psilocybin mushroom chocolate bars, commercially packaged as containing 5 grams each of premium shrooms - all weighing 12.2 pounds in total, 3 bags of commercially packaged marijuana weighing

'Gardenia: Garden Of Magic Mushroom' Release Date Set For Next Week - Screens & Trailer

Gardenia is a first person gardening simulator with elements of platformer, crafting, adventure, exploration and more!

Wunderground Aims to be Seattle’s Next Coffee Evolution

Founder of Wunderground Coffee Jody Hall believes coffee and adaptogenic mushroom blends are the next big thing in coffee

Biden Gas Pump Stickers in Twin Falls, Idaho a Bad Idea

People aren’t storing stickers inside albums and I don’t believe anybody is pasting them on the refrigerator. These things scream “put me on a gas pump!”

A woman ate a mushroom from her yard in Newport. It nearly killed her - The Boston Globe

Beware, foragers: It looked like a supermarket variety, but experts say it likely was a death cap mushroom or a destroying angel — benign looking, but terribly toxic.

The 2021 Eater Austin Holiday Gift Guide

11 gifts guaranteed to delight anyone who’s from — or just loves — Austin

Burlington Beer Opens Taproom-Restaurant in its Namesake City

Everything about Burlington Beer's new South End taproom and restaurant is big. The massive, historic, 14,000-square-foot space has thick brick walls, high ceilings and huge...

'Magic grass' effective as fertilizer, livestock feed

BEIJING: In today's Papua New Guinea, a particular breed of grass from China recommended by President Xi Jinping two decades ago is flourishing on the exotic soil.By 2018 when...

DISPATCHES...News in brief

The Ministry of Health added almost 200 more medicines to the schedule from which pharmacist prescribers can prescribe, taking the total to 1713. A media release from the ministry says New Zealand has 37 pharmacist prescribers, largely based in collaborative, multidisciplinary health teams

I have ADHD and was scared of psychedelics. Then I found myself eating magic truffles ... | Deborah Frances-White

The safe, repetitive domesticity of lockdown made me face my demons and seek therapy, while also making me hungry for sensation and risk. So I set off for a retreat in Amsterdam

Ann Patchett: I took magic mushrooms in my 50s to help a friend with cancer but poisoned myself

Ann Patchett had read of the powers of ­magic mushrooms to dispel ­depression in cancer patients, so decided to accompany her friend Sooki in the ­experience – with unexpected results

Four one-pot wonders to save on the washing up

Using a few ingredients to create wholesome dinners is easy and the results are delicious

Andrew Garfield believes people only know themselves by taking magic mushrooms

Andrew Garfield thinks magic mushrooms are the key to self-discovery and talks influences and diva behaviour.

Magic mushroom study hints psilocybin repairs alcohol-induced brain damage

The psychedelic drug psilocybin can restore alcohol-induced damage to the brain's glutamate receptors — that's the finding of a new study published in 'Science Advances.'

Danksgiving recipe: 'Mushroom Magic' from celeb chef Laurie Wolf

Marijuana recipes made easy—stuffed mushrooms with 1 milligram of THC each. Celeb chef Laurie Wolf throws down for Thanksgiving.

Why is Instagram so obsessed with mushroom lamps?

During COVID-19, I noticed that most of my favourite Scandinavian influencers had at least one mushroom lamp featured on their perfectly-curated pastel dream of a feed. Here’s why.

Andrew Garfield believes people only know themselves by taking magic mushrooms

Andrew Garfield thinks magic mushrooms are the key to self-discovery and talks influences and diva behaviour.

West Virginia man's West Coast drug-buying scheme foiled

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — A Wood County man could face up to 20 years in prison for buying controlled substances in California and shipping them to himself in Parkersburg

Vernon-based magic mushroom company sprouts mental health treatment - Vernon Morning Star

Doseology Sciences Inc. aims to treat mental health using the psychedelic compounds found in mushrooms

Vernon-based magic mushroom company sprouts mental health treatment - Lake Country Calendar

Doseology Sciences Inc. aims to treat mental health using the psychedelic compounds found in mushrooms

Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Remake Succeeds on Its Own Terms

It was never going to be easy for live actors to reimagine the seminal anime series, but Netflix’s effort goes beyond replication and into a pleasing direction of its own

Olivia Block: Innocent Passage in the Territorial Sea review | Jennifer Lucy Allan's contemporary album of the month

The composer explored psychedelics during lockdown, creating synth music evocative enough to conjure aural hallucinations even if you’re not under the influence

Psychedelic psilocybin cuts cravings and boosts key brain functions in rat models of alcohol use disorder

Researchers at the University of Heidelberg treated rat models of alcohol addiction with the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, psilocybin, and found that the psychedelic restored expression of a glutamate receptor called mGluR2. That reduced cravings and improved executive functioning, they found.

Magic Mushroom Compound Reduces Excessive Drinking in Rat Study

A pre-clinical study in rats suggests that the psychedelic compound psilocybin might reverse excessive consumption of alcohol and genetic markers of altered brain chemistry seen in alcohol use disorder (AUD).

Magic mushroom-based therapy for depression shows promise

"A high dose of psilocybin works immediately, the day after, for a large number of people and continues to work," Compass CEO George Goldsmith said in an interview before the results were made public in a news release. Patients in the trial also all received psychological counseling in addition to the drug.

Why Are Mushrooms Suddenly All Over Home Decor?

The dotted fungi have been cropping up on my Instagram for a few weeks now, and they're fixtures at Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, and more on everything from pillows to sheets.

Magic Mushrooms Found To Relieve Depression In Largest Clinical Trial, But Side Effects Remain

Trial organisers made use of the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale -- a common measure of clinical depression -- to determine the symptoms of the participant before treatment and then three weeks afterwards.

Magic mushroom bill aims to make Pa. a leader in psychedelic research

Proposed legislation would establish a framework for clinical studies of psilocybin as a therapy for mental health issues.

Five Reasons to Check Out the 'Got Craft? Holiday Virtual Market', Happening Until Nov. 28th

This year's online event features 75 local and Canadian vendors selling everything from animal-shaped treats to actual stuffed less unusual suspects like handmade jewelry, art, clothing and more!

Bill on magic mushrooms aims to make Pa. a national leader in psychedelic research

The bill would encourage research into psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms. But federal obstacles remain.

Policy in focus: Is psilocybin the next cannabis?

Research interest in the therapeutic use of psilocybin, or “magic mushrooms,” is growing alongside a “wild west” of dispensaries in Canada and the United States. The past decade has seen a revival of research exploring the clinical use of psychedelics in treating depression, addiction,

Andrew Garfield wants to keep his life private: 'It's my right to be ordinary' | FOX 28 Spokane

Andrew Garfield wants to keep his life as private as possible. The 38-year-old actor has said he’s “designed” his personal life to be out of the public eye because he wants to be able to be “a mess” and “stupid” without people watching his every move. He said: “I’m not in the public eye to…

Magic Mushrooms, a Love Story

A graphic novel tells the story of the couple whose love for fungi and each other laid the foundation for the serious study of psilocybin.

C.O. drug agents raid large Terrebonne psilocybin mushroom facility, Bend and Sisters homes - KTVZ

Veterans Day was no day off for Central Oregon drug agents who dismantled a large psilocybin mushroom operation in Terrebonne and also raided two related homes in southwest Bend and near Sisters, charging three people initially, with more arrests expected soon.

Jada Pinkett Smith and son Jaden Smith discuss their psychedelic drug use on show

Jada Pinkett Smith welcomed her son, Jaden, onto the latest episode of her "Red Table Talk" show, where they candidly discussed taking magic mushrooms.

Hallucinogen in 'magic mushrooms' relieves depression in largest clinical trial to date

This is the largest-ever clinical trial of psilocybin as a depression treatment.

The unseen side of magic mushrooms, from moms to home growers

Using psychedelics to treat or and even cure depression. That’s what new studies are showing is possible.

Psilocybin clears biggest depression test yet, but Compass stock falls amid chatter about adverse events, durability

Compass Pathways has released the strongest evidence yet that psilocybin can improve outcomes in patients with treatment-resistant depression, linking its COMP360 candidate to a sharp improvement on a symptom scale. But the stock fell in the wake of the news amid discussion of adverse events and durability.

Colorado Springs council looking at resolution to decriminalize 'Magic Mushrooms' - KRDO

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Colorado Springs City Councilmembers are looking into a resolution offered by a local veteran on the possibility of decriminalizing 'Magic Mushrooms.' Anthony Cabellero, a veteran who went through multiple deployments, says he uses psychedelic mushrooms to treat his PTSD. "My 2011 deployment I got blown up, I got shot at,"

Psilocybin trial finds psychedelic is effective in treating depression - STAT

Overall, 29.1% of patients in the highest-dose group were in remission three weeks after treatment, compared to 7.6% in the control group.

Compass Pathways released its latest study on a psychedelic to treat depression. A top Wall Street analyst says the results are 'very encouraging.'

Compass Pathways' stock was down on Tuesday, but a top Wall Street analyst said the results of its latest study were "extremely positive."