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.

Cannabis Legalization And Racial Justice  - Cannabis & Hemp

Earlier this year, New York passed legislation legalizing the adult use of cannabis. New Yorkers can now legally possess three ounces for any use...

Santa Barbara County Approves 'Gargantuan' Cannabis 'Grow' - The Santa Barbara Independent

Sta. Rita Hills vintners fear their premium wine grapes and tasting rooms will suffer.

Why Include Cannabis Into Your Diet

A recent bill to legalize CBD and other non-psychoactive ingredients of the cannabis plant for the use in food and dietary supplements introduced in...

Charges laid in CannTrust scandal that rocked the Canadian cannabis industry

Charges have been filed in a scandal seemingly straight out of a TV show—hidden grow rooms, possible unlicensed shipping overseas, and 12,500 kg of illegally grown weed destroyed.

Cheaper, more potent cannabis found in B.C. government-run stores: study

VANCOUVER — The price of cannabis at government-run stores in British Columbia declined while potency rose between 2019 and 2020, says a new report that has a researcher raising questions about what its findings mean for public health.

Lemon Grove approves recreational cannabis sales

City will allow cultivation, manufacturing, delivery and distribution

After Connecticut legalizes marijuana, only 2 New England states now prohibit cannabis

Connecticut became the 19th state to allow for recreational marijuana use.

Residents at forum express support for cannabis retail in Scotia

SCOTIA – Cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption facilities will help the Scotia tax base, will destigmatize the use of marijuana and help other small businesses in the village…

Rabon and Lee pitch medical cannabis in senate

Sens. Michael Lee and Bill Rabon joined forces with Democrats to advance a medical cannabis bill with scrupulous regulations and ample red tape.

Krueger: There's movement on Office of Cannabis Management nominees

Reports say Cuomo and the Senate are at odds over them.

Alaska One of Few States to Allow Cannabis Lounges, but Pandemic Paused Plans

Regulators amid much fanfare in early 2020 approved two cannabis lounges in Alaska, making it one of the few states where customers would be allowed to

Cannabis use may be linked with suicidal thoughts, plans and attempts in young adults, study finds

During a time of increases in both cannabis use and suicidality, people who use cannabis are more likely to think about, plan and attempt suicide, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal JAMA Network Open.

Napa rejects cannabis dispensary plan in dispute over minimum distance from school

The city and a would-be dispensary creator clash over measuring a 600-foot buffer from New Technology High by walking distance, or in a straight line.

Organization to give out free cannabis seeds on July 1

The seeds will be given out on July 1 at three locations around the state.

A new cannabis delivery service aims to bring more diversity to the Long Beach cannabis industry - Long Beach Business Journal

Zepeda identifies as Afro-Latino—which places him in two demographics that were heavily affected by the war on drugs. Becoming a business owner wasn't easy.

Cannabis dispensary opening in Gibsonia

The first cannabis dispensary in Gibsonia opened its doors on Monday. Ayr Wellness launched the new medical marijuana dispensary, which marks their third location in the state. Ayr Wellness also has locations in New Castle and Plymouth Meeting. The 8,000-square foot Gibsonia location — which includes 30 point-of-sale stations and

Officials: Ban cannabis extract in cookies marketed to kids

Long Island elected officials are calling on the state health department to ban a cannabis extract they say is found in cookies marketed to children. Long Beach PTA members and the school district war

Belle Fourche approves medical cannabis ordinance 2nd reading

BELLE FOURCHE — The Belle Fourche City Council Monday approved the second reading of its temporary ordinance regarding the issuance of local medical cannabis establishment permits and licenses.

Pride Business Leadership Awards: Erich Pearson, SPARC

The CEO and founder of Santa Rosa-based cannabis dispensary SPARC, is a winner of North Bay Business Journal’s inaugural Pride Business Leadership Awards.

Swade Cannabis to debut their Delmar cannabis dispensary  

BeLeaf Medical’s Swade Cannabis brand will open its second  location in the city, on

Cannabis Tax Revenues Continue to Soar - The Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara County reports a backup in processing business applications.

The company developed a patented container that helps keep terpenes, aroma and cannabinoids intact and protects them from degrading.

Middletown officials take first step to prohibit cannabis cultivation, sales

MIDDLETOWN – The members of the Township Committee in Middletown have introduced an ordinance that will, if adopted, prohibit the operation of any class of cannabis licensed business in the township. The ordinance was introduced without comment on June 21 on a vote from Deputy Mayor Rick Hibell, Committeewoman Patricia Snell and Committeeman Ryan Clarke. […]

Cannabis Use Linked to Suicidality in Young Adults

Cannabis use, cannabis use disorder linked to higher prevalence of suicidal ideation, plan, attempt in both sexes, particularly women

Marlboro officials take first step to prohibit cannabis sales, production in town

MARLBORO – The members of the Marlboro Township Council have introduced an ordinance that will, if adopted, prohibit the operation of any class of cannabis licensed business in the municipality. “We understand (adult use marijuana) is legal, but we don’t believe it adds to the value of residents in Marlboro in terms of sale and […]

University of Illinois Springfield announces non-credit online certificates in cannabis education

The University of Illinois Springfield Office of Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) has partnered with Green

East Bay city approves large-scale cannabis business at former Kmart

Radix Growth’s new facillity will cultivate, manufacture, sell and deliver cannabis products

Legislation benefiting cannabis industry a sign of the times

The introduction of federal legislation is long overdue - can decriminalization be far behind?

The Cannabis Promise and Obligation

I have been counsel to two cannabis companies in applications for licenses and I have recently been engaged by a third company applying for a license.

Supervisors approve largest proposed cannabis grow in Santa Rita Hills - Santa Barbara News-Press

The largest proposed cannabis operation in the Santa Rita Hills was granted de novo approval by…

Rhode Island Senate approves legalizing cannabis for adults

The Rhode Island Senate approved legalizing recreational marijuana use for adults on Tuesday, marking the first time either chamber of the state Legislature has voted on a bill to legalize cannabis.

Boroughs lean in to cannabis sales

While Hopewell Township has signaled its unwillingness to allow cannabis sales in the Township, Hopewell Borough and Pennington Borough are more enthusiastic. In an email to MercerMe last month, Ma…

Hopewell Township considers cannabis sales

A public Q&A forum was held on Thursday, May 20, by Hopewell Township to discuss the recent legalization of cannabis by the State of New Jersey and how new regulations on the industry might aff…

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signs recreational cannabis into law

Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday signed a bill making Connecticut the 19th state to legalize recreational use of cannabis, which remains an illegal drug under federal law.

This Canadian Cannabis Company Just Made a Big Move Toward U.S. Success @themotleyfool #stocks $CRON $CGC

Cronos recently acquired an option to invest in a U.S.-based cannabis business.

Better Cannabis Stock: Curaleaf vs. Trulieve @themotleyfool #stocks $CURLF $TCNNF $HRVSF

Both of these heavyweights are headed for $1 billion in sales next year, but which one is the better buy overall?

RI Senate votes to legalize cannabis (Newsletter: June 23, 2021)

CT gov signs legalization; LA gov signs smokable medical marijuana; MX Supreme Court weighs striking down cannabis ban; Another PA marijuana bill 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… […]

Black Entrepreneurs Behind Cannabis Brand GasHouse Make Their Mark On The Industry

The founders of Black-owned cannabis business GasHouse share their story and their thoughts on representation in the marijuana industry by people of color.

Ontario students are more likely to drive after smoking cannabis, shows survey

Poll of 1,161 Ontario students shows attitudes toward cannabis differ from alcohol, creating potentially risky and dangerous driving behavior.

Monongalia County Commission expected to take up medical cannabis regulations during Wednesday meeting

The Monongalia County Board of Health approved rules in May prohibiting dispensaries from being located within 1,000 feet of libraries and parks.

Jersey City Planning Board Unanimously Approves Cannabis Zoning

The cannabis zoning regulations will be moved to the City Council for review.

Medical Cannabis Market Growth Sturdy at 23.9% CAGR to Outstrip $49,116.4 Million by 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by

The Medical Cannabis Market Growth impelled by the increasing number of approvals for medical cannabis products, rising acceptance for the medicinal use of...


Recent statewide regulations have allowed for the return of travel, enhanced by local cannabis-friendly lodging, products, and experiences...

Hinsdale neighborhood faces new cannabis growing proposal

HINSDALE — It’s round two in Hinsdale for neighbors who succeeded last year in persuading a company to move a proposed cannabis farm to the other side of town.

Prospect votes to ban cannabis establishments in town

Connecticut became the 19th state to legalize recreational marijuana.

The Weldon Project is working to legalize cannabis federally, with help from Drake and Meek Mill

The legal cannabis industry is booming in the U.S., with sales exceeding $17.5 billion last year, according to cannabis market research firm BDSA. But there’s a glaring disparity in who gets to reap the rewards: As mostly white entrepreneurs profit…

Ohio Adds New Rules to Govern the Controversial Delta-8

The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program has provided guidance on how licensed cannabis businesses should distribute, produce and sell Delta-8 THC products.

Connecticut Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Gov. Ned Lamont signed a bill to make Connecticut the fourth state to legalize recreational cannabis so far in 2021.

People of Color Are Still Disproportionately Targeted for Cannabis Arrests in New York, Despite Legalization on the Horizon

Data on marijuana-related arrests in New York during the first quarter of 2021 shows that people of color are still arrested at an alarmingly higher rate than white people.

Maine Lawmakers Vote to Decriminalize All Drugs

Possession of illicit drugs like heroin and cocaine could be decriminalized in Maine, following two favorable votes by lawmakers last week.

Florida Supreme Court Pulls the Plug on Recreational Cannabis Initiative

Cannabis advocates in Florida remain focused toward cannabis reform despite the Supreme Court’s recent decision.

Texas Governor Signs Bill Expanding State Medical Marijuana Program

Medical cannabis patients in Texas will have access to THC with a higher percentage, and the list of qualifying conditions for cannabis has also been extended under the newly approved House Bill 1535.


California plans to infuse much needed cannabis income, $100 million total, into the state to help with the struggles against the black and gray markets.

A Peek Into Bo Burnham's New Netflix Special Inside

Stay inside a little longer with the ramblings of Bo Burnham

A Peek Into Bo Burnham's New Netflix Special Inside

Stay inside a little longer with the ramblings of Bo Burnham.

Bronx DA to Expunge More Than 6,000 Cannabis Cases

More than 6,000 cases dealing with the sale or possession of marijuana in New York are about to be dismissed after a district attorney in the Bronx was given

Authorities Find Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation at Historic Castle in the UK

The Woodlands Castle in Great Britain was the latest historical site to be converted into an illegal cannabis grow operation.

Maine Hits New Milestone of Record-Breaking Marijuana Sales

Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy reported the state achieved its highest grossing month yet in May with $5.3 million in sales.

Study Suggests Teen Sleep Issues Lead to Cannabis Use and Binge Drinking

A new study shows that certain sleep factors of young adults and teens are associated with binge drinking and marijuana use.

Massachusetts Approves Cannabis Delivery with Focus on Equity

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission launches new delivery licenses, awarding access to those who need it most.

Connecticut Takes a Step Closer to Legalizing Weed

The Senate of Connecticut barely approved the cannabis legalization bill, 19-17, on Tuesday, which now heads toward the House for approval.

Delta-8 THC Regulation Continues to be a Hot Topic in Washington State

Washington state regulators, researchers and chemists look toward a future of regulating Delta-8 THC in the state.

New York Towns and Cities Considering Opting Out of Legal Cannabis Dispensaries

Cities and towns across New York are considering whether to allow retail cannabis dispensaries and consumption lounges legalized under state law to operate

A Cannabis Conviction Expungement Fair Comes to Michigan

Starting last week, expungement is a reality for Michiganders who have misdemeanors and select felonies.

California Moves Toward Psychedelic Drug Decriminalization with Sensational New Bill

California’s Senate just passed SB 519, which aims to decriminalize psychedelics like psilocybin, DMT, LSD and MDMA in the state.

Amazon Gives the Green Light to Marijuana

Online retail giant Amazon nixes drug tests for marijuana and announces support for cannabis policy reform.

The MORE Act of 2021 Introduced In Congress

Lawmakers have introduced the MORE Act of 2021 in another push to reform cannabis law.

New York Has Banned Delta-8 THC

The news that New York has banned Delta-8 THC is leaving many in the state frustrated, confused, and nervous for the future.

Unfair Missouri Cannabis Tax Law Clause 280E May Change With Bill Passed By State Lawmakers

A clause in Missouri cannabis tax law may soon be eliminated.

Saucey Farms & Extracts Enters Promising New Deal With Jay-Z’s The Parent Company

Saucey Farms & Extracts announced that they are teaming up with The Parent Company.

New York Has Banned Delta-8 THC

The news that New York has banned Delta-8 THC is leaving many in the state frustrated, confused, and nervous for the future.

New Case Study Looks at Cannabis as Treatment for Chronic Itch

Can cannabis be a treatment for chronic itch?

PA Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Sees Legal Cannabis as a Common Sense Component for America

Pennsylvania's Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman has been outspoken about cannabis legalization from the start.

Louisiana Bill, HB 434, To Tax Potential Recreational Cannabis Fails In Congress

The Louisiana House voted against HB 434, further derailing the potential of legalizing recreational cannabis in the state.

Louisiana Bill, HB 434, To Tax Potential Recreational Cannabis Fails In Congress

The Louisiana House voted against HB 434, further derailing the potential of legalizing recreational cannabis in the state.

Regulating Cannabinoids One At A Time: Scientific Approach or Delay Tactic?

European governments are slowly but surely regulating cannabinoids...but do their methods make sense?

Montana Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill, HB 701, Officially Signed

A bill calling for Montana adult-use cannabis legalization has been signed.

Education Board Adopts Rules For Medical Cannabis In South Dakota Schools

Students, parents, and staff now have guidelines for the use of medical cannabis in South Dakota schools.

Canadian Study Finds Significant Reduction In Opioid Use Linked To Medical Cannabis Authorizations

Another recent study found a correlation between medical cannabis and a reduction in opioid use.

Mississippi Supreme Court Strikes Down Successful Initiative 65 For Medical Marijuana

Although voters approved Initiative 65 in November, the state's Supreme Court ruled against it.

Rite Aid Pharmacists Can Now Advise On Holistic Remedies, Including CBD

The CEO of Rite Aid recently announced that the chain's pharmacists can now counsel customers on homeopathic remedies.

Cannabis Sustainability Symposium Coming To A Virtual Audience This Week

The Cannabis Sustainability Symposium will be accessible online this week.

California Cannabis Equity Alliance Demands Focus on Social Equity in Cannabis

The California Cannabis Equity Alliance is planning a protest for cannabis justice on Monday, May 17th.

GOP Lawmakers File Comprehensive Federal Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

A bill in favor of federal marijuana decriminalization was filed this week by two GOP lawmakers.

Officials Charged in Cannabis Bribery Scheme In Calexico City, California

Two officials in California are facing federal charges for their alleged part in a cannabis bribery scheme.

Minnesota House Of Representatives To Vote On Complete Adult-Use Cannabis Bill HF 600

The Minnesota House of Representatives are expected to vote on an omnibus cannabis bill today.

Medical Cannabis Bill LB 474 Fails in Nebraska by Two Votes

To the disappointment of cannabis activists and would-be patients, LB 474 has failed in Nebraska.

Georgia Governor Signs SB 195 To Expand Medical Cannabis Program

SB 195 will allow businesses to sell medical cannabis products in Georgia.

Louisiana House Approves HB 652, A Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

HB 652 would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis in Louisiana.

US Economy Expected To Receive $92 Billion From Legal Cannabis This Year

A new report shows how the legal cannabis market can benefit the US economy.

DEA Report Shows Marijuana Arrests And Seizures Up In 2020

A DEA report reflects that cannabis-related arrests and seizures increased in 2020.

Mississippi Cannabis Legalization Hits An Unfortunate Snag

Due to a publishing error, the initiative for Mississippi cannabis legalization has hit a bump in the road.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eastern Cherokee Tribal Council Votes To Approve And Legalize Medical Marijuana

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

Psychedelic Pints — Finding Oneness Through Beer and Other Drugs — Good Beer Hunting

It’s hot, but my teeth are chattering as we walk through the suspended animation of a dark, sticky pre-dawn, lampposts casting ominous spotlights over empty corners in our South Austin suburb. Sensory waves ripple and crest in my skull as we pass the field near our house, where I watch as Greco-Roma

This Advanced Sports Drink Uses Adaptogens To Help You Reach Peak Performance

Barcode is a sports drink that uses adaptogens to help you stay hydrated, boost your immune system, and decrease stress and fatigue.

Summer fun: How to create a fairy garden

Perhaps you’ve seen them on your neighborhood stroll. You may have thought they were tiny, whimsical doll houses in the garden – usually nestled among the roots of an old

Trip toe through the tree trunks

In The Earth (15, 107 minutes) Written and directed by Billericay-born Ben Wheatley over just 15 days in between two

Insane Satanic Panic Moments

Gene Simmons' codpiece is the devil!

Magic (of) mushrooms - Kansas City, Missouri - Eminetra

Kansas City, Missouri 2021-06-21 09:00:36 – Mushrooms away from the trails of Swope Park. // Photo by chase caster For those who consider spring to be the morel hunting season, it’s full of excitement, one or two really great meals, muddy shoes, and tremendous hope. Balancing these components requires practice and philosophical thinking that can …

Report: Pair found late at night in a church parking lot with drugs in pickup truck | Polk.Today

Jada Alexis McCarver and Alexis Diego Carmona A pair who were found with drugs inside of a pickup truck in a church parking lot late at night on June 18 remained in the Polk County Jail following their arrest by the Polk County Police, according to a report from law enforcement. Alexis Diego Car ...

Magic (of) mushrooms

Mushrooms off a trail at Swope Park. // Photo by Chase Castor For people who think of spring as morel-hunting season, that time of year is filled with excitement, one or two really great meals, muddy shoes, and dashed hopes. Balancing those components takes practice and a philosophical mindset that can prove as elusive as the fungi themselves. That jumble...

B.C. health researchers harness the 'magic' of psychedelic mushrooms | CBC News

B.C.-based companies are among those experimenting with psychedelic drugs to treat mental health disorders.

Tiny Kitchen Magic: Veggie Pizza! - What's Up Newp

I don’t know about you, but I love pizza.  I enjoy eating it, but I also enjoy making it. It’s kind of the ultimate artist’s food.  Now, let’s get one thing out of the way: I do not have my own dough recipe.  Find a dough recipe and use that for this.  The one I […]

Bronte cafe Eugene's opens second venue in Kings Cross

Eugene's Cafe, a nine-year Bronte staple, has opened a second store, near the police station at the Kings Cross fountain.

Population bomb, in reverse: Too few babies — not too many — is emerging as a major global problem

In Japan, people buy more diapers for the elderly than babies. And the population growth rate in the U.S. is at historic lows, reminiscent of the Great

Berlin’s Thiel-backed psychedelics startup Atai valued at $3.19bn at Nasdaq debut

Thiel-backed German psychedelics startup, Atai Life Sciences BV, soared as much as 40 per cent at its stellar Nasdaq debut

Hartwick College Names New Global Studies Director

She comes to Oneonta by way of Scotland

Fungi whisperer: Meet the scientist studying the secret lives of trees

Yadugiri VT knows how much magic there is in every mushroom. Her field of research is the ways in which trees and fungi exchange favours deep underground.

Thiel-backed psychedelic drugmaker valued at $3.2B in Nasdaq debut

Shares of Atai Life Sciences, backed by billionaire investor Peter Thiel, surged 40 percent in their U.S. stock market debut on Friday, giving the German psychedelics startup a market...

Magical mushrooms: Toadstool artist hides sculptures around Ottawa for followers to find | Capital Current

Olivia Wittenburg's handmade toadstool art has allowed locals to get outside and enjoy art. The mushrooms are free for followers to take home.

Marshall Grieving Over Loss Of Ayla Lankerd

The daughter of Police Chief Joshua Lankerd and wife Amanda has died. The commemoration of the life of 10-year-old Ayla Lankerd is set for this afternoon. Ayla had just graduated from fifth grade at Hughes Elementary. She died as the result of complications from a brain aneurysm.

JOZI WINE: The City of Gold’s elegant garagiste winery

Yes, there is a winery in Joburg. A very small one. It’s a little part of one of the largest parks in the country, which is full of Jozi wine and other food surprises, including an urban farm for charity.

‘Botox’: Film Review | Shanghai 2021

In that gray area between improbable comedy and impossible tragedy, something is about to change the lives of two adult sisters.

B.C. allows cannabis home delivery this summer | Georgia Straight

Weed deliveries will only be allowed to residential addresses or for curbside pickup.

How a Mushroom Expert Does Wellness

Rainbo’s Tonya Papanikolov on yoga, meditation, and the power of fungi.

Minecraft Redditor creates a rollercoaster tour for their son's birthday

A Minecraft Redditor by the name of u/Xxkghippie420xX created an awesome rollercoaster for their son last year and just got around to posting it now.

Health sciences IP is thriving

Success of biopharma, revised patented medicine pricing regime, COVID's impact all shaping IP law

Creso and Red Light Holland to merge into The HighBrid Lab

Creso Pharma Ltd has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Red Light Holland Corp to create The HighBrid Lab

Is Guzmán in Elite season 4? Is Guzmán returning in Elite season 4?

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Health benefits of 'magic mushrooms' - The Leaf Online

Psychedelics can help people break free from bad routines in their lives and to accept their mortality and lose their egos and fear of death.

Magic mushrooms coming out of the shadows in Vancouver

A Vancouver company is on the leading edge of research into psychedelic therapies to treat mental health disorders.

Netflix Reveals 'Inside Job,' First In-House Adult Animation Series

The show is created by tv veteran Shion Takeuchi, while "Gravity Falls" creator Alex Hirsch is executive rpdoucer.

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‘I’m a lighter me’: Can Mike Tyson and psychedelics help boxers with brain trauma?

The former heavyweight champion says psychedelics would have helped him with his mental health during his career. Some scientists and companies agree

Will Psychedelics Become Legal in California? - California News Times

As scientific research into the therapeutic uses of psychedelics expands and progressively pushes to ease the punishment for drug crimes, California legislators have enacted legislation to legalize magic mushrooms, ecstasy and several other hallucinogenic substances. I am considering it. This proposal sparked a heated debate about how far California must go to accept new medical …

Two guns, $100K worth of magic mushrooms seized from illegal East Vancouver cannabis shop | News

Vancouver police have seized multiple guns and over $150,000 worth of cannabis and magic mushroom products after raiding an illegal pot shop.

‘People are desperate to heal’: The push for psychedelic-assisted therapy in Canada

Medical research shows the promise of magic mushrooms and other psychedelic compounds in treating mental disorders. So why is this therapy not more widely available?

Psychedelics and psychiatry: using magic mushrooms to treat depression – The Oxford Student

Helen Collins explores the possibility of using psychedelics to treat depression, and speaks to professors about the risks and benefits.

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Gardens of the Cross Timbers: The magic mushroom

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Guns, $100K worth of magic mushrooms seized in illegal pot shop bust, Vancouver police say

Police said they seized two handguns, $50,000 worth of cannabis products and $100,000 worth of magic mushroom products after inspecting an illegal pot shop in East Vancouver.

Guns, $100K worth of magic mushrooms seized in illegal pot shop bust, Vancouver police say

Police said they seized two handguns, $50,000 worth of cannabis products and $100,000 worth of magic mushroom products after inspecting an illegal pot shop in East Vancouver.

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Magic Mushrooms Helped Me Cope With My Severe Postpartum Depression

"It wasn’t just profound sadness, it was dread. I had a constant chatter of negative self-talk going on, a voice in my head reminding me what a terrible wife and mother I was."

What Happens If Shrooms Get Decriminalized in California? | KQED

If the state's psychedelics bill passes, it'll create a delicate balance between personal health and big business.

Making magic mushrooms mainstream

TRINIDAD-born Douglas Gordon is at the helm of Silo Wellness, a company that is driving the importance of improving health and wellness through psychedelics and functional mushrooms.

Can Magic Mushrooms Help With Migraines?

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Psyched: First Psychedelics ETF Comes To The US, Bills Move Forward In Texas, California and New York | Benzinga

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Psilocybin therapy appears to be at least as effective as a leading conventional antidepressant

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'Magic' mushroom grow operation found at Rostraver home, police say

Jun. 4—A suspected psychedelic mushroom grow operation was discovered in a Rostraver home Thursday while police said they were investigating threats made by the property owner, according to court papers. Authorities arrested Michael Jonathan McClain, 45, who is being held without bond at the Westmoreland County Prison. Township police were called to Skurkay Lane around 7 a.m. after McClain's ...

'Magic' mushroom grow operation found at Rostraver home, police say

A suspected psychedelic mushroom grow operation was discovered in a Rostraver home Thursday while police said they were investigating threats made by the property owner, according to court papers. Authorities arrested Michael Jonathan McClain, 45, who is being held without bond at the Westmoreland County Prison. Township police were called