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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The Trump administration’s nominee for US Attorney General, William Barr, during Senate testimony on Tuesday affirmed that he would not use the power of the Justice Department to target marijuana-related activity in jurisdiction
You can make a case that legalizing marijuana can help the environment.  When people argue in favor of marijuana legalization, they often talk about the medical benefits of cannabis. Or perhaps they’ll talk about how it can help raise revenues for lo
The U.S.'s 50 state governors just got their annual report cards from a leading national marijuana legalization organization, and -- for the first time -- over half of them got passing grades. The new scorecard, released on Wednesday by the National
OREGON: At its monthly meeting January 17, 2019 meeting the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved the following fines and/or marijuana license suspensions or license surrenders based on stipulated settlements: Odin Distillati
Canadians spent $1.6 billion [$1.2 billion USD] on legal weed in 2018, more than double the amount that was spent on solely medical cannabis in 2017, according to a new report. The State of Legal Marijuana Market, released Tuesday by Arcview Market R
CANADA: Aphria recently entered into an exclusive agreement with Toronto-based UNOapp to collaborate on the development of technology and analytics solutions for Canada’s adult-use cannabis industry.   “With our innovation-focused approach, Aphria is
COLORADO: The daily administration of CBD is associated with sustained symptomatic relief in patients diagnosed with anxiety disorders, according to the results of a case series published in The Permanente Journal. Investigators at the University of
OHIO: On January 16, 2018, four Ohio dispensaries began selling medical marijuana to patients and caregivers. The following are the first day sales figures. Total sales: $75,000 The total volume of product sold: 8.7 pounds Original link
A new statewide trade association has been established to advocate for Michigan’s developing cannabis industry. The Michigan Cannabis Industry Association, which debuted Jan. 15, is billed as “the leading voice for the state’s cannabis businesses” re
Here's a brand likely to lively up the cannabis-infused drink marketplace: Marley. A trio of new drinks bearing Bob Marley's name debuted this week at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco and are headed to stores this spring in Colorado, Washi
A month after the latest farm bill legalized industrial hemp as a crop plant, Minnesota's hemp program coordinator has been swamped with phone calls. "I get calls a lot from county commissioners and local economic development authorities in various r
Children with Autism See Improvement after Treatment with Tikun Olam High-CBD, Low-THC Medical Cannabis, New Study Shows NEW YORK: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) see a “significant” improvement in symptoms and less reliance on other med
California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales. The regulation by the state Bureau of Cannabis Control was opposed by police chiefs and other criti
NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings, the United States’ largest vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator according to public filings, announced Greenleaf Apothecaries has opened its first “The Botanist” medical cannabis dispensary in Canton, OH. A
With crops destroyed and dispensaries badly damaged, there's been uncertainty about whether Puerto Rico’s cannabis industry can survive such a devastating blow. As a parting gift to the U.S. territory island of Puerto Rico, with seven months left in
Statement from DPA’s Kassandra Frederique: New York Can Atone For Mass Criminalization By Passing Most Progressive Legalization Bill in U.S. NEW YORK: Governor Cuomo called for effectively ending marijuana prohibition in New York State and creating a
Beauty counters at luxury retailer Neiman Marcus are giving new meaning to the term high-end. The Dallas-based department store has started to sell soaps, lotions and other skincare products made with cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound that comes from t
Dispensary owners prepared for large crowds on what is essentially the program's opening day. A veteran with PTSD. A retired government worker and cannabis activist with multiple sclerosis. An Ohio transplant who moved here two years ago for Ohio’s m
President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday he disagreed with a decision by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse a policy that eased federal enforcement of marijuana laws, saying it sowed confusion
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to update federal regulations governing the use of certain hemp-derived ingredients in food, beverages or dietary supplements. Congress
OHIO: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening and first legal sale of medical marijuana in the state of Ohio at its CY+ dispensary, making this the second
Schumer: This Project Will Be A Huge Shot In The Arm For The Southern Tier’s Economy And Will Position The Region At The Forefront Of The Industrial Hemp Revolution NEW YORK: U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced, following his all-out effo
As more states legalize cannabis consumption, many more people will likely use medical marijuana as a supplement to or substitution for prescription drugs, says a University of Michigan researcher. A new study by Daniel Kruger of the U-M Institute fo
Cannabis is finally mainstream and we are seeing it pop up on every wellness trend and new product list out there. One cannabis beauty trend that is taking off is cannabis-based fragrances. How do these stack up to Chanel No. 5? Let’s take a look. Ca
If you’ve heard of Holi—the Hindu festival where people gather in the streets to celebrate with technicolored throwing powder and cannabis smoothies—you’ve likely thought to yourself: where can I get my hands on some Bhang Lassi? Bhang Lassi is a can