California marijuana licensing set to slow with end of provisional program

When California issued its final provisional marijuana business licenses in June, it likely raised the barriers to enter the state's market.

Greenlane to sell off marijuana packaging division in wake of merger

Ancillary cannabis company Greenlane Holdings plans to sell its marijuana packaging division after merging with KushCo in 2021.

Cannabis advertising company Weedmaps lays off 10% of staff

Cannabis advertising giant Weedmaps said it has laid off about 10% of its workers because of a slowdown in the U.S. marijuana market.

New York approves first recreational marijuana processor licenses, adds grow licenses

New York approved the first 15 conditional recreational cannabis processor licenses, which will allow the manufacture of infused products.

BC's cannabis distributor closes temporarily due to union job action

British Columbia's sole cannabis distributor said its warehouse has been temporarily shut down because of a BC General Employees Union job action.

North Dakota recreational marijuana legalization initiative makes fall ballot

North Dakota became the fifth state to have a recreational marijuana legalization ballot question certified for the November election.

New Jersey adult-use cannabis sales reach nearly $80M in 2nd fiscal quarter

New Jersey adult-use cannabis businesses recorded nearly $79.7 million in total sales between April 21 and June 30, 2022.

New Massachusetts reform law expected to boost state's marijuana industry

Massachusetts' governor signed into law an overhaul of the state's marijuana regulatory system that's intended to bolster the industry.

Alabama regulators approve rules for medical cannabis program

Regulators in Alabama approved rules for the regulation and licensing of medical cannabis, the next step in beginning MMJ sales.

Cannabis company Flowr sells facility for proceeds of CA$3.4 million

Flowr Corp. closed the sale of its Flowr Forest cannabis facility in British Columbia for aggregate proceeds of 3.4 million Canadian dollars.

Minnesota hemp edibles law ushers in new rivals, upends marijuana market

Minnesota two medical marijuana providers face new rivals thanks to a state law that allows the sale of intoxicating hemp-derived THC edibles.

Arkansas court orders recreational cannabis initiative put back on ballot

The Arkansas Supreme Court ordered the secretary of state to certify the ballot title for recreational cannabis to be on the November ballot.

New York to open social equity marijuana licensing window

The window for marijuana social equity retail license applications to be submitted in New York state is set for Aug. 25-Sept. 26.

Curaleaf removes marijuana from NY stores over potency labels, report says

Curaleaf Holdings has temporarily removed medical marijuana products from New York dispensaries after an issue over THC potency labeling.

Opinion: How cannabis brands can drive innovation as functional products

Cannabis has a myriad of functional and holistic wellness applications, and brands must try to showcase these benefits to consumers.

Delta-8 THC operator wins 4th copyright battle in a row

AK Futures, a California company specializing in hemp-derived delta-8 THC products, notched a fourth straight victory in copyright battles.

Michigan's top marijuana regulator is departing agency

Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency chief Andrew Brisbo is departing after more than three years at the helm.

Curaleaf takes 55% stake in German cannabis company for 19.7 million euros

Curaleaf Holdings signed a deal to acquire a 55% stake in German medical cannabis producer Four 20 Pharma for 19.7 million euros.

Arkansas medical marijuana sales top $23 million in July

Arkansas medical marijuana retailers sold $23.3 million worth of cannabis products in July, up by more than a million dollars from June.

Ontario Cannabis Store resumes some shipments after distribution shutdown

Ontario's government-owned cannabis wholesaler has resumed some shipments to retailers after suspending deliveries earlier this week.

How cannabis testing labs help put undue focus on THC potency

Cannabis testing laboratories are partly to blame for the marijuana industry's focus on delivering high-THC products to consumers, insiders say.

DC to crack down on marijuana 'gifting' stores

Regulators in Washington DC will start cracking down on gray-market marijuana "gifting" stores, as they're known, beginning next month.

Auxly sells Nova Scotia outdoor cannabis farm for less than it invested

Canadian operator Auxly Cannabis Group sold an outdoor cultivation site in Nova Scotia for proceeds of 4.1 million Canadian dollars.

CA marijuana grower fined $300K-plus for failing to clean up runoff into river

Regulators in Northern California fined marijuana grower Szagora more than $300,000 for failing to clean up runoff into a river.

CBD prices are stabilizing after years of decline - but is it progress?

Are CBD prices showing signs of leveling off or have companies cut prices so deeply they’re now holding or increasing prices just to survive.

Alberta rethinks cannabis store window coverings after robberies

"A significant rise in commercial robberies" led Alberta, Canada, regulators to scrub a rule that cannabis stores must cover their windows.

Recreational marijuana legalization certified for November ballot in Missouri

A recreational marijuana legalization campaign in Missouri submitted a sufficient number of voter signatures to qualify for the ballot.

Village Farms' Pure Sunfarms Canadian cannabis unit reports profitable quarter

Canadian cannabis company Pure Sunfarms reported a net income of 2.5 million dollars ($1.8 million) for its second quarter.

Arkansas court asked to put marijuana legalization measure up for vote

Cannabis advocates filed a lawsuit asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to overturn a decision by the state's election commission to keep recreational marijuana legalization off the ballot.

Ontario Cannabis Store halts store deliveries after cyberattack on contractor

The Ontario Cannabis Store in Canada suspended deliveries to stores after a cyberattack on the parent company of contractor Domain Logistics,.

Trulieve throws its weight behind adult-use marijuana legalization in Florida

Trulieve Cannabis is throwing millions of dollars behind a proposed 2024 ballot measure that would legalize adult-use marijuana in Florida.

‘Croptober’ pushes Canada’s cannabis inventories to record 1.4 billion grams

Canadian growers produced a record amount of cannabis during last fall's “croptober” despite falling prices and already-bulging inventories.

Delta-8 THC hemp products legal are legal in Kentucky, judge rules

A Kentucky judge ruled that products containing delta-8 THC derived from hemp are legal, siding with the industry over law enforcement.

Pennsylvania medical cannabis company lays off 55 workers, calls for relief

Pennsylvania medical cannabis grower and processor Calypso Enterprises laid off 55 workers at its facility in Erie.

Marijuana MSO Parallel faces financial hurdles after $1.9B SPAC deal collapses

William "Beau" Wrigley Jr. and his Parallel marijuana company face litigation over a failed merger with Scooter Braun's Ceres Acquisition Corp.

Canopy reports CA$2.1 billion loss on massive cannabis unit impairments

Licensed cannabis producer Canopy Growth Corp. reported a first-quarter net loss of 2.1 billion Canadian dollars ($1.6 billion).

Key senator open to compromise, hopeful of some US marijuana reform

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said he would support marijuana banking reform separate from comprehensive federal legalization if the measure includes “restorative justice."

New Mexico posts best month of cannabis sales with $40.3 million in July

Marijuana retailers sold a total of $40.3 million worth of cannabis in July, with $23 million of that from adult-use sales.

Vermont accepting recreational marijuana business license applications

Vermont has begun accepting license applications for all types of recreational marijuana businesses, including retailers.

Las Vegas cannabis industry preps for launch of consumption lounges

Las Vegas cannabis executives are gearing up to lure customers off the Strip and into their cannabis consumption lounges.

Connecticut faces legal challenges to marijuana equity cultivation licensing

At least two Connecticut marijuana businesses are appealing license denials by the state’s Social Equity Council, according to lawsuits.

Top NM cannabis regulator draws criticism after taking private-sector job

The decision of a leading cannabis regulator in New Mexico to take a private-sector job at a marijuana consultancy is drawing criticism.

Opinion: Cannabis brands are ready for their marketing close-up

Cannabis brands must get serious about their marketing and bring some CPG (consumer packaged goods) grown-ups into their marketing C-Suite.

Oregon law enforcement seizes 10,000 pounds of illicit-market cannabis

Law enforcement in southern Oregon seized 10,000 pounds of illicit-market cannabis as part of broader efforts to crack down on illegal growers.

How the marijuana industry can shift its focus away from THC potency

Marijuana companies need to do a better job of explaining how quality goes beyond THC potency and should be a factor in purchasing decisions.

Federal agencies say they want to study 'minor cannabinoids,' terpenes

A group of federal health agencies have indicated that they'd like to study various "minor cannabinoids" from marijuana and cannabis terpenes.

Arkansas election board rejects recreational marijuana measure

An Arkansas election board panel on Wednesday rejected a petition to put recreational marijuana on the November ballot.

Cannabis firm Tilray inks distribution deal for CBD products in US

Cannabis company Tilray Brands said its wellness division, Fresh Hemp Foods, signed a distribution deal with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Scotts' Hawthorne marijuana grow sales plummet 63% in latest financial quarter

Sales for Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Hawthorne marijuana unit fell 63% to $154.5 million, compared with $421.9 million a year ago.

Canadian growers destroyed a record 425 million grams of cannabis last year

Canada’s federally licensed producers destroyed a record 425 million grams - or 468 tons - of unsold, unpackaged dried cannabis in 2021.

EO Launches First-Ever Digital Health Platform Offering Affordable, Clinician-Guided Cannabis Care

BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EO Care, Inc. (“EO” or “The Company”), a digital health company focused on cannabinoid-based treatments, announced the launch of a new, HIPAA-compliant service

Expert Voices: Can Cannabis Use Help With Parkinson’s Symptoms? |...

In this entry of Expert Voices, Michelle Sexton answers your questions about cannabis use for people with Parkinson's disease.

Will a new San Diego County cannabis tax make the industry safer and fairer?

San Diego County voters countywide will vote in November on a tax on marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas

Thrive Cannabis Marketplace Appoints Brandon Wiegand as Chief Operating Officer

/PRNewswire/ -- Thrive Cannabis Marketplace, the largest independent cannabis retailer in the state of Nevada, is pleased to announce the appointment of...

Monterey County court orders cannabis business to pay $2.4 million for growing without license

A judge ordered Salinas-based cannabis businesses Fuji Farms Inc. and Hands on Faith Association, as well as their former CEO Paul King, to pay a total of $2.4 million for growing cannabis without …

Cresco Labs Increases Q2 Revenue 2% Sequentially to $218.2 Million

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Poll shows near even split among Americans asked if cannabis is good or bad for society

A slight majority of those surveyed say marijuana has a positive effect on most users

/PRNewswire/ -- Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, the world's largest and most successful cannabis investing and finance event, will be held in Chicago on...

Malaysia aims to learn from Thailand in push for medical use of cannabis

Malaysia plans to learn from the cannabis policy of neighbouring Thailand in its effort to legalise use of the drug for medical purposes, a health ministry official said on Wednesday, in a country where possession can bring the death penalty now.

Americans say cannabis is more beneficial than alcohol (Newsletter: August 17, 2022)

CA gov hesitates on drug harm reduction bill; OH local marijuana decrim on ballots; SD gov’s cannabis stance slammed in ad 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 […]

Cannabis Confidential: Former Cannabis Control Commissioner Shaleen Title launches think tank

Former Cannabis Control Commissioner Shaleen Title has launched the Parabola Center, a nonprofit think tank.

What is the current cannabis situation?

It has been over two months since Thailand legalised the cultivation and sale of cannabis for medical purposes.

Video: thieves attempting break-ins at cannabis dispensary in St. Louis county

St. Louis County police are investigating an attempting burglary at a medical marijuana dispensary on Tuesday near Florissant.

Enterprise city council discuss medical cannabis program

As of September 1, people may apply to the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission for a dispensary license.

Police in NYC seize 20 trucks selling cannabis

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Police in New York City seized 20 trucks used to sell cannabis on Tuesday, NYPD Chief of Patrol Jeffrey Maddrey. The trucks did not have licenses from the Department of Hea…

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Oakland church sues city after police raided $200,000 in cannabis and psychedelics: ‘This is the truest form of religion’

The founder of the church argues that the city and its police department violated its...

Pot smell, impairment among concerns as Clark County commissioners review cannabis lounge regulations

Clark County commissioners decided to hold Tuesday’s agenda item for 30 days so they can get more information on some concerns that were brought up regarding pot lounges. Mainly, how odors coming from these lounges could affect nearby schools, parks and business and requiring the lounges to stay open for a certain amount of time after hours so that the effects can wear off before users leave.

How social equity applicants can get free tickets to cannabis bootcamp event on Sept. 15

The Cannabis Business Bootcamp event provides the resources and connections needed to establish a cannabis business in New Jersey

Half Of Americans Think Cannabis Has A Negative Effect On Society

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans are divided when it comes to the drug’s effect on society, but most see pot as less harmful than alcohol.


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With full legalization looming, Florida cannabis business booms

John Lynch, CEO of, a digital business-to-business marketplace for the cannabis industry, joined WaveMakers to talk about the industry and why his company is relocating from Seattle to Tampa.

Triton rolls out new cannabis cultivation course

The course – aptly named cannabis cultivation – is folded into the college’s greenhouse grow operations certificate program where students can learn about the cultivation of cannabis plants...

Cannabis advertising company Weedmaps lays off 10% of staff

Cannabis advertising giant Weedmaps said it has laid off about 10% of its workers because of a slowdown in the U.S. marijuana market.

12 companies applying for cannabis cultivation licenses suing Connecticut

The licensing process is part of an effort to set up a marketplace to sell cannabis...

Glioblastoma is a devastating brain cancer. Does cannabis help?

Scientists are testing to see if patients are helped by adding cannabinoids to a traditional chemotherapy treatment.

Village Farms Looks Beyond North America for Growth

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How The Cannabis Administration And Opportunity Act Could Hurt The Hemp Industry

Although the final draft contains much-improved provisions, it continues to propose regulations that would undermine the cannabis industry.

/PRNewswire/ -- The DC Cannabis Trade Association (DCCTA) announced that DC residents 21+ may now purchase medical cannabis immediately upon applying for a...

Vegas Nightlife Entrepreneur to Open Cannabis Museum In New York City

With plans to involve LED light shows and sound technology, THCNYC has a vision for uniting the city's cannabis community.

Gallup: Those with First-Hand Experience with Cannabis Likely to Perceive It Positively

“This survey data indicates that personal experience with cannabis is a relatively surefire cure for ‘reefer madness."

Local businesses apply to open cannabis lounges in Clark County

A new type of lounge is coming to the Las Vegas valley and tourists and locals alike say it's long overdue.

The state's Cannabis Control Board this week approved the first 15 companies that will...

New Jersey Cannabis: Almost $80 Million Sold in First 10 Weeks

Legal pot sales in New Jersey kicked off in April.

Cannabis reality show, The Next Marijuana Millionaire, makes its debut

Sixteen entrepreneurs from across the U.S. face off in the new business reality series competition

Delta 9 Cannabis to acquire three stores in Manitoba, Canada

Delta 9 Cannabis has announced an asset purchase agreement with 10552763 Canada to acquire its three cannabis retail stores in Manitoba.

The proposed shop would be on Washington Street in the old Bank of America building.

A massive weed museum is opening in SoHo this fall

Fair warning: there will be no weed inside of it.

Opinion: There are problems with legalized cannabis, but road safety isn't a big one

Over-regulation and taxation are abetting the illicit market

Cannabis Is Safe - But Is Your Company?

It bears repeating: as medicines (and “recreational additives”) go, cannabis is generally safe. You shouldn’t operate heavy machinery when under the influence, and you’re probably better off not getting high before a job interview.

Cannabis gummy from Martha Stewart offers fall’s favourite flavour

Move over latte. Limited-edition pumpkin spice cannabis gummies are now available

It's time to erase cannabis convictions

Cannabis was legalized nearly four years ago. Why are past convictions for simple possession only being pardoned?

Taking Cannabis Edibles and Strains Before a Workout

Five edible options and five strains to pump you up.

BC's cannabis distributor closes temporarily due to union job action

British Columbia's sole cannabis distributor said its warehouse has been temporarily shut down because of a BC General Employees Union job action.

Study highlights training gaps among US cannabis dispensaries

Patients must have access to reliable guidance about medical cannabis from their doctor, say the authors.

ND cannabis initiative qualifies for ballot (Newsletter: August 16, 2022)

SAFE Banking equity amendments suggested; Poll: TX voters back legal marijuana; NY cannabis processors approved; NJ sales 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 not […]

Cookies cannabis brand comes to Florida

The new dispensary is selling medical marijuana in Westchester.

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa launches Black-owned cannabis brand amid struggle by most Illinois craft growers to get started

That Mensa had to go around the licensing process illustrates the difficulties facing minority companies trying to get started in the almost exclusively white-owned marijuana industry in Illinois.

Another hurdle for emerging cannabis businesses: insurance

If banking and real estate are the first two infrastructure hurdles for cannabis companies, insurance could be a third.

DoorDash Driver Delivers Side of Weed, Gets Canned | High Times

DoorDash does not tolerate the actions of the Dasher and promptly responded to the situation.

Brittney Griner Appeals Conviction in Russian Drug Case | High Times

The WNBA star Brittney Griner was found guilty earlier this month.

North Dakota Will Vote on Recreational Weed Legalization in November | High Times

A proposal to legalize recreational cannabis for adults will appear on the November ballot in North Dakota, state officials announced on Monday.

New Jersey Cannabis: Almost $80 Million Sold in First 10 Weeks | High Times

Legal pot sales in New Jersey kicked off in April.

New Analysis of SAFE Banking Act Asks for 10 Amendments to Improve Equity | High Times

Former cannabis regulators release an extensive analysis describing the problems with the SAFE Banking Act, and how to improve it.

Seattle Mayor Introduces Bills to Enhance Equity in Cannabis Industry | High Times

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell introduced three pieces of legislation to bolster social equity in cannabis.

California Legislature Strips Psychedelics Decriminalization from Senate Bill | High Times

A California bill that would have decriminalized psychedelic drugs including psilocybin and LSD was gutted by a legislative committee, leaving only legislation to study the decriminalization proposal.

Regulators Approve Medical Cannabis Rules in Alabama | High Times

The law, which passed last year, is getting closer to launch in Alabama.

New VR Tech Emulates Psychedelic Experience | High Times

A recent study in Nature Scientific Reports found that the VR experience, Isness-D, showed the same effect as a medium dose of LSD or psilocybin on four key indicators.

Draft Rules Published for U.S. Virgin Islands Medical Cannabis Program | High Times

Eight years after voters approved medical cannabis, the U.S. Virgin Islands is getting closer to launching its medical weed program.

Massachusetts Governor Signs Cannabis Social Equity Bill | High Times

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker approved legislation to overhaul the state’s marijuana regulations, including social equity provisions to encourage diverse representation in the legal cannabis industry.

Recreational Pot Question Back on Arkansas Ballot—But Will Votes Count? | High Times

The state Supreme Court ordered the amendment back on the ballot, but uncertainty remains.

New York To Start Accepting Dispensary Applications This Month | High Times

The application period opens on August 25 in New York.

Colorado Cannabis Industry Experiences First-Ever Decline | High Times

For the first time since 2014 when the state legalized recreational pot, Colorado cannabis sales are trending down.

San Francisco City Leaders To Consider Psychedelics Decriminalization Measure | High Times

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal to decriminalize natural psychedelic drugs including psilocybin mushrooms and ayahuasca.

Study Finds Fewer Cannabis Consumers View Cigarette Use as Harmful | High Times

The findings of a new study show that with the increase in acceptability and normalization of cannabis also comes an altered perception of tobacco use.

Legalization Initiative Qualifies for Missouri Ballot | High Times

Voters in Missouri will have the chance to end prohibition this November.

Newest Legalization Effort in Florida Receives $5 Million in Support

Recreational cannabis legalization in Florida recently received a generous amount of funding from one of the state’s largest medical cannabis companies.

Michigan's Top Cannabis Regulator Stepping Down

Andrew Brisbo has headed Michigan’s Cannabis Regulatory Agency since 2019.

Spice, K2 Use Falls in States With Legal Weed, Study Shows

Nothing beats the real thing as nature knows best.

Cyberattack Leaves Ontario Cannabis Store Unable to Fill Orders

Ontario’s only cannabis wholesaler and online retailer announced on Monday it is unable to process or deliver orders to cannabis retailers and consumers because of a cyberattack on one of its technology partners.

$100K of Weed, Inventory Stolen at Gunpoint From Oakland Dispensary

Police and C.R.A.F.T. Cannabis in Oakland are asking for help identifying the suspects.

Rejected Cannabis Ballot Initiative in Arkansas Taken to Supreme Court

After an Arkansas ballot initiative was denied due to its name, a lawsuit is being taken to the Supreme Court asking for a preliminary injunction.

NFL Says Aaron Rodgers’ Ayahuasca Trip Didn’t Violate Drug Policy

The four-time NFL MVP has opened up about his “ayahuasca journey” in recent days.

New Jersey Opens Public Comment Period for Proposed Cannabis Rule Amendments

Now’s your chance to voice your opinion about proposed rule changes to New Jersey’s adult-use market.

Oregon Law Enforcement Seizes Illegal Cannabis Plants, Leaves Four Plants Behind

An illegal cannabis grow in Oregon was recently raided, and officers took everything but left four cannabis plants behind—which is the legal maximum that one person can cultivate at home.

Biden: U.S. To ‘Pursue Every Possible Avenue’ To Bring Griner Home

President Biden called Russia’s detention of the WNBA star ‘unacceptable.’

Wisconsin Governor Pardons Several for Cannabis Offenses

Tony Evers, the first-term Democrat, has granted more than 600 total pardons in Wisconsin.

California Bill To Bar Employment Urine and Hair Drug Tests for Cannabis Advances

Assembly Bill 2188 would protect employees in California who smoke off the clock from urine and hair drug tests.

New Mexico Cannabis Sales Hit $40 Million in July

New Mexico’s cannabis retailers rang up more than $40 million in regulated cannabis sales in July, a new record for the state since licensed sales of recreational pot began in April.

Oregon Psilocybin Rules Set To Be Finalized in December

The state of Oregon will soon have a regulatory framework for patients who want to try psilocybin as a medical treatment.

NFL Star Aaron Rodgers Used Ayahuasca Before Dual MVP Seasons

Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers revealed on a podcast that he took ayahuasca before winning back-to-back MVP awards, crediting the psychedelic brew with giving him the mindset to play two of the best seasons of his career.

Russian Court Finds Brittney Griner Guilty in Drug Trial

Prosecutors asked the court to sentence her to 9 ½ years.

California Lawmakers Approve Bill Authorizing Safe Consumption Sites

The California Senate passed a bill this week allowing four local jurisdictions to operate overdose prevention centers—sites that allowed people to use illicit drugs in a safe, medically supervised location.

Cannabis Industry Seen as a Target for Union Expansion

Union organizers are looking to the cannabis industry as their next frontier for expansion as more and more states fully legalize.

Cannabis Cafes Emerge in Post-Legalization Thailand

The seeds of Thailand’s new cannabis law are already beginning to bloom, with cannabis cafes flowering in the country.

Children's Hospital in Arizona Accepts Dispensary Donation | High Times

GreenPharms of Flagstaff and Mesa donated to Phoenix Children’s Hospital in a first-ever move.

Brittney Griner Returns to Russian Court for Cannabis Trial | High Times

Brittney Griner’s trial on charges of bringing vape cartridges into Russia continued on Tuesday with the defense team challenging the evidence against the WNBA champion and Olympic gold medal winner.

With Fate of Ballot Initiative Up in the Air, Poll Finds Majority of Missouri Voters Back Legalization | High Times

According to a new poll conducted by SurveyUSA, more than 60% of voters in Missouri believe that cannabis should be legal.

Arkansas Weed Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot | High Times

State officials in Arkansas announced on Friday that an initiative effort to legalize recreational cannabis has received enough signatures to qualify for this year’s ballot.

New Report Recommends Tips for Successful Cannabis-Impaired Driving Campaigns | High Times

A new report examines impaired driving safety campaigns and how states can deter driving under the influence of cannabis through effective educational messages and community partnerships.

Bipartisan Bill Would Clear Federal Marijuana Misdemeanor Records | High Times

Weldon Angelos weighs in on the bipartisan Marijuana Misdemeanor Expungement Act.

Oklahoma Puts Moratorium On Issuing New Medical Cannabis Licenses | High Times

Oklahoma cannabis regulators have placed a two-year moratorium on issuing licenses for new medical pot businesses in the state.

Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Compromise Bill on Cannabis Industry Reform | High Times

The Massachusetts bill will direct more revenue to the Social Equity Fund, which aims to boost minority participation in the state’s cannabis industry.

Poll States 28% of Americans Have Tried At Least One Psychedelic Substance

A new poll released by YouGov explored how many Americans have tried psychedelic drugs, their support of decriminalization, and much more.

Denver Weed Delivery Services Face Mile-High Challenges

Social equity cannabis delivery services in Denver are facing steep challenges to their success, but a city proposal may help them survive.

Jake Plummer wants to live forever

The former NFL quarterback believes mushrooms will save the world. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his Colorado mushroom farm.

Signatures for Colorado’s 2022 Ballot Initiatives Have Been Submitted—Now What?

The last day to collect signatures required for Colorado ballot initiatives to be placed on the November 2022 ballot came and went on Aug. 8, and…

The Healer, the Journalist and the Murder That Brought Them Together

“Witches,” a novel by Brenda Lozano, weaves two distinct voices about the lives of women in Mexico.

Magic Mushroom Therapy

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Magic mushrooms Canada are neither physically addictive nor psychologically addictive. Learn all about them.

Psychedelic Drug Decriminalization Bill Gutted Before Crucial Assembly Vote - California Globe

A bill that would have decriminalized several psychedelic drugs in California such as LSD, ecstasy, and psilocybin “magic” mushrooms was gutted during the

Busted in January, Rapper Vic Mensa Launches Cannabis Brand in August

Vic Mensa has gone from drug bust to cannabis brand in a few short months. In January, the Chicago rapper was arrested for possessing LSD and magic mushrooms. In June, Mensa pleaded guilty. In August, he announced the launch of 93 Boyz in Illinois.

Govt take a trip to the shroom to help Thailand’s depressed | Thaiger

The Thai Narcotics Control Board announced it will develop medicine from magic mushrooms to help cure the nation’s depressed citizens.

Govt take a trip to the shroom to help Thailand’s depressed | Thaiger

The Narcotics Control Board will develop depression medicine from magic mushroom which is considered a drug in Category 2 in Thailand.

Linux 6.0 debuts, missing some Rusty bits

Don't read the diffstat too closely, says Linus Torvalds – it's mostly another massive AMD update

The Mushroom That Went to Space

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The Best Magic Kingdom Resturant You've Probably Never Been To - Disney Dining

Magic Kingdom is a park that's not particularly known for its great food options. That doesn't mean there's not a hidden gem or two.

Why Josh Heupel and Tennessee football give me hope for Dan Mullen | Toppmeyer

If Dan Mullen could reboot his career at a school with a well-oiled NIL collective, the future may be bright for the former Florida Gators coach.

These Therapists Want to Help You Trip on Shrooms and Ecstasy

With the growing popularity of psychedelics, therapists are popping up to guide patients on their inner trips—they just can’t help score the drugs. (Yet.)

Charges against man who fatally stabbed his father while on magic mushrooms in Canada dropped

The charges against Thomas Chan, the man who was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his father in 2018, have been withdrawn by the Crown counsel in Canada. A video recording of the incident captured a barefooted Chan entering the house with his shirt open, screaming “I’m not afraid anymore.” While experiencing a drug-induced psychotic episode, Chan stabbed his father Andrew Chan and his partner Lynn Witteveen with…

Russian Deported from Suspected Magic Mushroom Effects - The Bali Times

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Adaptogenic mushrooms: Not quite magic, but they'll give your morning coffee a lift

Cannabis edibles pioneer Jody Hall has a new creation: Mushroom-infused coffee that comes with a legal kick.

Signatures for Colorado’s 2022 Ballot Initiatives Have Been Submitted—Now What?

The last day to collect signatures required for Colorado ballot initiatives to be placed on the November 2022 ballot came and went on Aug. 8, and Colorado voters now have a better idea of what...

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How Mushroom Leather Became Menswear’s Favorite New Material

Designers are scrambling to get their hands on Reishi, a customizable leather alternative that doesn't sacrifice luxury.

How Long Does It Take for Shrooms to Kick In? - The Island Now

How long does it take for shrooms to kick in? Keep reading to learn how to use the right dose.

Huge drug bust finds over 100 kilos of weed and magic mushrooms in Toronto condo

A recent drug bust near downtown Toronto saw more magic mushrooms, edibles and cannabis seized than you could ever imagine. Toronto police announce...

Lion's Mane Mushrooms and a Recipe

the simplest way to cook lion's mane mushrooms so you can take advantage of its brain-, gut health- and immune-boosting benefits

How Mushroom Leather Became Menswear’s Favorite New Material

Designers and brands like Hermès are scrambling to get their hands on Reishi, a customizable, mushroom-based leather alternative.

The best and most iconic crab Pokemon in the history of crabs

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Why Psychedelic Cannabis is a Thing Now

Researchers are saying that THC-O is three times more potent than Delta 8 THC, offering a trippy experience.

‘Mack & Rita’ Review: 70 Is the New 30

An influencer emerges from a tanning bed 40 years older in this playful movie starring Diane Keaton.

Cornelius City Council sends 'magic mushroom' ban to voters

Cornelius joins several other cities and counties looking to ban psilocybin treatment centers following 2020 vote.

Medford won’t ban psilocybin

Medford will allow psilocybin treatment centers next year, the City Council decided unanimously Thursday night. A proposed November ballot measure asking Medford voters to approve either a two-year ba...

Benton County Approves Psilocybin, We Speak to Local Expert Brock Binder - The Corvallis Advocate

As Benton County approves bringing psilocybin to town, we have a one-on-one with local expert Brock Binder. Will this new organic medicinal help others as it has members of Binder’s family?   A magic mushroom retreat here in Corvallis?  The new regulations could make this possible. To discover if Corvallis’ first cannabis dispensary owner, Brock Binder, is looking at this option, we sat down for a chat with him.  “I could…

Psilocybin possession in Colorado not happening after initiative fails to qualify for November ballot

An initiative that would have removed criminal penalties for the possession of psilocybin and other hallucinogens in Colorado failed to gather enough signatures to appear before voters in November.

A plethora of research has been conducted to understand the causes and triggers of poor mental health, and one thing has been identified: it is a complex phenomenon not completely understood.

/PRNewswire/ -- Toronto's Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) just received the first-ever federal grant to study whether the active component of...

Russian Deported from Suspected Magic Mushroom Effects

Mataram Immigration Office officers in West Nusa Tenggara have deported a Russian male with the initials KK, aged 27 due to endangering and disturbing public or

Are Penis Envy mushrooms actually 2-3x more potent than other strains?

These notorious shrooms can pack high amounts of psilocybin and psilocin. But experts note that doesn't necessarily translate into an intense trip.

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Decriminalizing Psychedelics Could Unlock New Trip For SF

While proponents of the measure have hailed the effort as a turning point, current mushroom merchants aren’t so sure.

One-on-one with Ryan Morales: His take on recreational marijuana, gun policies

Florida Democrats hold one statewide office – the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Now, Commissioner Nikki Fried is leaving that office to run for governor.

An Alternative to a Big Money Psychedelics Ballot Measure Likely Won’t Make November’s Ballot

Two campaigns with different visions about psychedelics reform in Colorado set out to make this year's ballot. Only one made it.

Abortion ban fails to make Colorado's November ballot

The proposed ballot measure seeking to ban abortion in Colorado will not appear on the November ballot, the Colorado Secretary of State's Office told Colorado Politics.

What Role does Philosophy Play in the Future of Psychedelics?

TalkingDrugs interviewed Peter Sjöstedt-Hughes, one of the leading philosophers connecting the thought and practice around psychedelics with philosophical understandings of today.

Magic Mushroom Felt Playhouse

The Winding Road is a platform founded by Marla Showfer, who traverses the globe to partner with and present small fair trade artisans. For the Magic Mushroom Playhouse, Showfer worked with a famil…

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Second statewide psychedelics measure fails to make November ballot

Coloradans will likely only see one psilocybin-related measure on the November ballot, after a battle between opposing, citizen-led campaigns to either legalize or decriminalize psychedelics appear…