Illinois' marijuana social equity program labors to become operational

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

US lawmaker Blumenauer sees clearer pathway for cannabis banking reform

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

Lack of attention to nanoemulsion standards could hurt cannabis manufacturers

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

Tribe to expand medical cannabis cultivation in South Dakota

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

California governor proposes eliminating marijuana cultivation tax

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

New Mexico Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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New York Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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Ohio Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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

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

Canadian producer Aurora Cannabis loses another CA$1 billion

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

North Carolina lawmakers could consider legalizing medical marijuana

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

Miami approves medical cannabis dispensary after years of holding out

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

Marijuana lender Chicago Atlantic increases credit facility to $65 million

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

Wage-theft complaint snares Colorado CBD maker

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Weedmaps parent launches digital marijuana retail payments in Canada

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

How regenerative farming can help cannabis growers boost sustainability

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

Colorado marijuana sales continue 10-month slide

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

Police confirm investigation into Ontario Cannabis Store data breach

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ontario Cannabis Store says police investigating 'criminal' data breach

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

Kansas medical marijuana legalization effort appears to stall

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

California cannabis tech firm Blaze buys Canada's Greenline

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

Cannabis MSO Curaleaf appoints Darin as new CEO, replacing Bayern

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

Massachusetts taps interim chair to lead marijuana regulatory agency

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

Massachusetts Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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

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

Trio of Oregon marijuana trade associations merge into one group

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

A few states could still legalize marijuana through legislatures this year

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

New Hampshire Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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North Carolina Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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Rhode Island Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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South Carolina Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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Connecticut Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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California Cannabis Business, CBD & Medical Marijuana Legal News

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Connecticut receives more than 15,000 retail marijuana license applications

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

Missouri campaign to legalize marijuana submits ballot signatures to state

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

Cash courier to resume cannabis services after resolving seizure lawsuit

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

Marijuana REIT NewLake Capital inks $30 million credit facility

Marijuana industry real estate investment trust NewLake Capital Partners announced it secured a five-year revolving credit facility worth $30 million, with the possibility of expansion to $100 million "as additional lenders are added."

Dozens of Mississippi cities and counties opt out of medical cannabis

Nearly four dozen Mississippi municipalities and counties have so far opted out of the state's new medical marijuana program.

Tornado ravages $95,000 in plants at Oklahoma medical marijuana farm

A medical marijuana cultivation facility in Maud, Oklahoma, had an estimated $95,000 worth of marijuana plants destroyed when a tornado tore through the facility on Thursday.

California cannabis companies sell assets, narrow focus to save money

California cannabis companies across the state, are divesting assets, shuttering business lines and letting coveted licenses expire in order to cut costs and narrow their focus.

New York OKs 36 more recreational cannabis cultivation permits

New York marijuana regulators approved 36 more conditional licenses to grow recreational marijuana, adding to the list of hemp growers approved to kickstart the new adult-use program.

South Carolina House leader kills medical marijuana bill

A state House leader ruled that the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, S. 150, couldn't be considered by lawmakers further because it included an unconstitutional tax increase.

NJ Cannabis Business Awards 2022: Community Game Changer winner revealed

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

Most cannabis use is depicted positively on TikTok, study finds

Cannabis use is widespread and becoming more normalized as it becomes legalized in more areas around the world. Another method cannabis use is becoming normalized is through social media platforms such as TikTok. New research published in Drug and Alcohol Review that analyzed popular cannabis-related videos on TikTok found that the most popular videos overall depict cannabis use positively. ...

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

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

Global Medical and Recreational Cannabis Market Regulations Overview Report 2022

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

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

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

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

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

Cannabis: NJ Assembly Passes Decriminalization Bills For Possession Of Certain Amounts Of Cannabis -

One the key difference between the Senate and Assemble versions is the treatment regarding possession of up to a pound of marijuana.

Dr. Catherine Antley: THC limits in cannabis concentrates are essential

There is no convincing evidence that lifting the THC caps will decrease the illicit market on the products. Where there are no caps, like California and Colorado, the illicit market

SCOTUS shouldn’t take cannabis case, Biden DOJ says (Newsletter: May 17, 2022)

FDA warning on THC foods; Poll: Legal marijuana more popular than politicians; Senator slams medical cannabis in abortion speech; Banking momentum 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… *Rattling […]

Cannabis Confidential: After many failed attempts, SAFE Act looks like it may finally pass

SAFE would prohibit the government from penalizing a bank for providing services to a state legal cannabis-related business.

Broadcasters Are Still Fighting To Win Clearance To Air Cannabis Ads.

The Safe Advertising Coalition -- the year-old organization created by a group of nearly two dozen state broadcast associations, spent another $50,000 on Washington lobbying during the first three months

Editorial: Ky. lawmakers, governor should end impasse on medical cannabis

Kentucky lawmakers are grappling with the question of whether and how to legalize marijuana use in their state. Most of the states bordering Kentucky have already done so, making Kentucky

Trio of Delta cannabis store applications sent to public hearing

Council extends moratorium on new applications ‘until further notice’

Why Thailand is giving away free cannabis plants to its citizens

Is marijuana legal in Thailand? Why is Thailand distributing cannabis plants to its citizens? What has Thailand done to decriminalize marijuana?

Cannabis’ Go-To Compliance and RegTech Platform Launches in Maine

Maine Operators Can Now Access Simplifya’s SOPs to Ensure Businesses Are Running Efficiently and Legally; Smart Cabinet to Produce Documents for an...

Illinois is far from social equity in cannabis market

If legislators give social equity legislation the attention it deserves, Illinois can begin to fulfill the promises of equity and justice.

Grand Terrace may ask voters to welcome cannabis businesses to town

The City Council is expected to explore what sort of businesses make the most sense for the community, where they would go and how to tax them.

Vt. Cannabis Control Board issues 1st retail marijuana cultivation license

The Cannabis Control Board issued its first license on Monday for retail marijuana cultivation in Vermont. More licenses are in the pipeline but frustration is growing for some trying to plant their roots in the industry.

Sundial Growers Q1 Revenue Decreases 23% to C$17.6 Million

Sundial Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial and Operational Results CALGARY, AB, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Sundial Growers Inc. (NASDAQ: SNDL) (“Sundial” or the... #SNDL #sundial #sundialgrowers

Monterey County Board of Supervisors to receive report on cannabis regulations

After the Monterey County Board of Supervisors lowered its cannabis cultivation taxes earlier this year, the board will receive a report Tuesday on focus groups on the cannabis industry commenting …

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

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

Schwazze Q1 Revenue Jumps 20% Sequentially to $31.8 Million

Revenue Increases 64% to $31.8 Million Compared to $19.3 Million in Q1 2021 Adjusted EBITDA is $7.9 Million, 25% of Revenue 14 Dispensaries Added During Q1 2022 in Colorado and New... #schwazze #SHWZ

Data on injured workers from the nation's most mature adult-use cannabis market is pretty boring. No excessive claims resulting from injuries suffered by

Unrivaled Brands Q1 Revenue Decreases 9% Sequentially to $20.7 Million

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Unrivaled Brands, Inc. (OTCQX: UNRV) (“Unrivaled” or the “Company”), a multi-state vertically integrated... #Unrivaled #unrivaledbrands #unrv

Planet 13 Q1 Revenue Decreases 14% Sequentially to $25.7 Million

Q1 2022 revenue of $25.7 million, up 8% compared to Q1 2021 Q1 2022 net loss of $2.1 million, compared to net loss of $6.0 million in Q1 2021 Q1 2022 Adjusted... #Planet13 #Planet13Holdings #PLNHF

Personnel note: FDACS Director of Cannabis Holly Bell heads to Flora Growth

Bell oversaw the beginning of Florida's hemp industry.

Delaware lawmakers pass cannabis legalization, but governor’s support in doubt

Democrat John Carney has previously spoken against legalizing recreational marijuana. The bill would allow possession of up to one ounce.

LIM College Business Of Cannabis Degree Programs Present Their 'All-Star' Faculty For Fall 2022

In advance of the September start of its bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in The Business of Cannabis, LIM College has added some of the cannabis industry’s best-known leaders to its faculty.

Wu-Tang Clan rapper Method Man is bringing his TICAL cannabis brand to Michigan

The brand, called TICAL (which stands for Taking Into Consideration All Lives and is the name of Method Man’s first solo album), will launch Tuesday.

Why the Cannabis Industry Must Combat Degree Inflation

The importance college education in the hiring process is fading and an emphasis on it can lead to payroll premiums, poor productivity and high turnover. Instead, look to technical and soft skills and develop your company’s pipeline of non-degree employees.

Meet the NY Cannabis Insider Panelists: Brittany Carbone, Erica Edwards, Timothy Mitchell and Tiffany Yarde

NY Cannabis Insider is hosting an in-person cannabis industry conference on May 20th in Albany.

Free The Homies is Fighting For Those Still In Prison For Cannabis

A Seattle-based artist and a Washington cannabis company are bringing awareness to people still incarcerated on cannabis-related charges

Bud’s Goods, Watertown’s Second Cannabis Dispensary, Opening Soon

Watertown’s second recreational marijuana dispensary will open soon on the west side of town. Owners want it to have a homey feel and it will be the only “small cannabis” operator. Bud’s Goods could open as soon as the week of May 16, 2022, but won’t get final word from the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission […]

Costa Mesa’s pot shop revenue will help pay for the arts, homebuying

Cannabis sales will carry a 7% local tax; part will go toward a first-time homebuyer program and initiatives in a master plan for arts and culture.

SNDL stock pops ahead of earnings to lead cannabis rivals (NASDAQ:SNDL)

Canadian Licensed Producer Sundial Growers (SNDL) has recorded the biggest intraday gain since mid-March in the morning hours Monday ahead of its Q1 2022 financials after the market close

Food Manufacturing Compliance and Training Experts Partner with Leading Cannabis Law Firm to ...

AUSTIN, Texas, May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rootwurks, Inc. (“Rootwurks”), an e-learning, training, and compliance management platform solution designed by the former founder of an industry-leading food compliance and

In 2022, Congressional Democrats Rally Behind Cannabis Measures

Federal lawmakers have opportunities to learn from the states in crafting a federal policy.

TerrAscend Launches First-Ever Concentrates in New Jersey

TerrAscend Launches First-Ever Concentrates in New Jersey. Liquid Live Resin Vape Cartridges and Live Resin Crumble Now Available Exclusively at New Jersey Apothecarium... #TER #Terrascend #TRSSF

Signs of the time: Cannabis billboard advertising faces restrictions

A consideration of new Connecticut requirements and restrictions for cannabis billboard advertising

Woody Harrelson Talks Cannabis At The Woods Dispensary Opening

Interview with the actor and lifelong environmentalist Woody Harrelson who just opened the doors of his dispensary in West Hollywood, California, called The Woods.

Course on cannabis insurance and real estate launched

"It's our responsibility to provide meaningful help for the clients we serve"

Vermont Issues First Cannabis License for Legal Market

The Vermont Cannabis Control Board has issued the first license for the state's fledgling fully legal weed market, a milestone in the work to get...

Public Relations Pros Make The Cannabis Buzz

On April 28, 2022, the Green Market Report hosted its first Women’s Summit in New York City. This panel was titled “Media and Cannabis.” Public Relations can make the difference for companies getting attention or fighting to be noticed. But PR is expensive and often the first line item to be cut when money gets […]

Auxly Q1 Revenue Declines 23% Sequentially to C$22.6 Million

TORONTO, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX: XLY) (OTCQX: CBWTF) (“Auxly” or the “Company”) today released its financial results for the... #auxly #AuxlyCannabisGroup #cbwtf

Columbia Care Q1 Revenue Decreases 12% Sequentially to $123.1 Million

Quarterly Revenue of $123 Million, an Increase of 43% YoY Gross Profit of $57 Million, an Increase of 68% YoY Gross Margin of 46%, an Increase of 676bps YoY, 149bps QoQ... #CCHW #CCHWF #ColumbiaCare

Effort underway to change Iowa cannabis laws

A campaign has been launched to show legislators there is broad support for Iowa to join other states in reforming marijuana laws

Ohio Cannabis Legalization Vote Pushed Back to 2023 | High Times

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

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

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

Cannabis Goes Kashrut: Israel and Orthodox Conversion | High Times

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

South Dakota Medical Cannabis Recommendations Jump After Mass Registration Event | High Times

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

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

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

Zimbabwe President Commissions $27 Million Medical Cannabis Plant

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

Miami Finally Gives OK to Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

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

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

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

German Bundestag Pressures Health Department for Cannabis Reform

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

First Nation Announces Canada Farm-to-Gate Cannabis Operation

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

Upcoming Mendocino Craft Farmers Auction Offers Unique Experiences for Charity

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

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

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

London Mayor Announces Plan To Study Cannabis Legalization

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

Pennsylvania Court Rules Medical Cannabis Still A Controlled Substance

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

Company Sues Detroit Over New Recreational Pot Ordinance

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

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

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

Psilocybin Protestors Arrested Outside of DEA Headquarters

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

Vermont Lawmakers At Odds Over THC Limit on Cannabis Concentrates

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

Missouri Lawmakers OK Plan to Open Up Medical Cannabis Records

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

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

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

Swiss City of Lausanne to Launch Recreational Cannabis Trial This Fall

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

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

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

More Than 15,000 Dispensary Applications Submitted in Connecticut

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

Is Recreational Cannabis Reform Coming to Ecuador?

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

Grant Opportunity Announced for Cannabis Cancer Treatment Research

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

Israeli Company to Unveil Psilocybin Nasal Spray System

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

Austin Voters Approve Measure to Decriminalize Pot

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

Wisconsin Governor Pardons Several With Cannabis Convictions

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

Should German Cannabis Legalization Include Social Equity Set-Asides?

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

Mayor of Amsterdam Threatens To Ban Tourists From Coffeeshops

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

Majority of North Carolina Voters Want Recreational and Medical Cannabis

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

Cannabis YouTuber Chrissy Harless's Channel Deleted Without Explanation

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

Delaware House Passes Historic Cannabis Legalization Bill

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

Argentina Makes Medical Cannabis Reform a National Priority

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

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Businesses Improperly Selling Delta-8

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

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

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

Death in a Cannabis Lab: Italian Prosecutors Investigate Explosion

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

Medical Cannabis Bill Likely Dead in South Carolina Legislature

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

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

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

Malawi Joins Zimbabwe in Switching from Cultivating Tobacco to Cannabis

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

Study Finds Cannabis Flower Useful to Decrease Fatigue

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

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Cannabis YouTuber Chrissy Harless's Channel Deleted Without Explanation

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

Delaware House Passes Historic Cannabis Legalization Bill

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

Argentina Makes Medical Cannabis Reform a National Priority

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

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Businesses Improperly Selling Delta-8

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

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

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

Death in a Cannabis Lab: Italian Prosecutors Investigate Explosion

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

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

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

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

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

Fredericksburg Restaurant Inspections: Mellow Mushroom, Fatty's

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

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

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

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

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

'Magic mushroom' therapy may interact with other medicines

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

Rollups: The Emerging Magic Mushroom Monopoly

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

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

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

First patient in Quebec gets approval for magic mushroom therapy

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

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

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

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

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

‘Magic mushrooms’ for therapy? Vets help sway conservatives

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

Are magic mushrooms legal in New Mexico? Experts weigh in

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – What’s the deal with magic mushrooms in New Mexico? Some are saying a 16-year-old court case has already made it legal to grow psychedelic mushrooms. But others say there’s nothing legal about this drug — psilocybin.This comes as places across the country are debating changing their laws — some have already decriminalized […]

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

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

'Magic Mushroom' Drug Edges Toward Mainstream Therapy

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

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

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

Reset revives the magic of mycology

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Magic Mushrooms Could One Day Treat Depression. How Do They Work?

Magic mushrooms refers to a wide variety of fungi containing the psychedelic compound psilocybin.

Kiwi mushroom fans stunned by bizarre fungus that changes colour before your eyes | Newshub

"My partner and I keep watching the video to relive the magic."

How psychedelics like magic mushrooms could treat depression and addiction

Illegal since the 1960s, psychedelics including psilocybin and LSD are now under the microscope again as researchers see if they can help treat a range of medical conditions.

COVID smell loss: Could shrooms be a cure? Science weighs in

For many people, a common COVID symptom is the loss of smell. Now, some people are using “magic” mushrooms to help. Scientists weigh in on the matter.

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in ‘magic mushrooms,’ makes scientific gains

Story at a glance Studies over the past several years have shown promise in using psilocybin-assisted therapy to treat psychiatric disorders like depression. A recent follow-up study by Johns Hopki…

Cracking consciousness: how do our minds really work? | The Spectator

With scientists mapping our neurons in ever greater detail, and programmers creating ever more humanlike artificial intelligence, the gap between brain and machine seems to be rapidly shrinking — throwing the question of consciousness, one of the great philosophical mysteries, back into the heart of...

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

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

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.

2 people who used 'magic' mushrooms then developed rare 'wood-lovers paralysis' describe losing control of their bodies: 'I couldn't even chew'

So-called wood-lovers paralysis is temporary paralysis that has been reported by some people after taking psychedelic mushrooms that grow on wood.