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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reaffirmed on Friday that provisions lifting the federal prohibition of hemp will be included in the engrossed language of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 20
Studies have shown that cannabis users are less obese than non-users. Scientists are trying to figure out why. The day cannabis became legal in Canada, media coverage included jokes about grocery stores selling out of Doritos and tales about a plucky
Researchers who are trying to determine whether marijuana works to treat post-traumatic stress disorder enrolled their final veteran needed for the study on Veterans Day. The Scottsdale Research Institute in Phoenix, which is performing the study, ac
The Nevada Department of Taxation reported on Wednesday that in August, the state collected $8.1 million in taxes alone from cannabis sales. That’s $3.2 million more than the same time last year. August 2018 was the largest month of combined marijuan
Nearly a dozen doctors and attorneys specializing in cannabis policy and research, as well as epilepsy treatment, will discuss everything from recent scientific research to CBD's legal status in America. This is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, wit
CANADA: Sproutly Canada has entered into a letter of intent with Global Canna Labs Limited, the Caribbean’s largest medical cannabis producer, to establish a joint venture for the purpose of developing, producing, distributing, marketing and selling
Non-combustibles may be the future of cannabis at live events. The Going Green: What Does Cannabis Legalization Mean for Touring panel at this year's Billboard Live Music Summit in Beverly Hills had experts in the event industry discussing the future
Eaze Wellness will take the guesswork out of CBD, ensuring consumers have access to education and curated CBD products CALIFORNIA: Eaze has announced a major expansion of its offerings with the launch of Eaze Wellness, a new online marketplace shippi
Dabbing is a slang term that means different things for different people. Some may refer to it as the dance but among cannabis users, it refers to vaping cannabis concentrates. There are several dabbing tools available on the market, and the number i
The number of exhibitors this year has jumped almost 50 percent from 2017. Attendance has increased around 40 percent and has more than doubled since 2016. The annual Las Vegas marijuana conference is growing. Watered by a spigot of industry investme
With the passage of Proposal 1 in last Tuesday's midterm election, Michigan attorneys are gearing up for an influx of people interested in the business side of the budding marijuana industry. The doors seem to have swung wide open for marijuana busin
"There’s no miracle cure, but if you seriously take (CBD) every day, you will notice a lot less inflammation and sleep better.” Frank Mir and Forrest Griffin, former UFC champions in different weight classes, never faced each other in the Octagon. Bu
The federal research project will cover all “minor cannabinoids,” which is defined as anything other than THC, according to a pair of funding notices published by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health this week. Tetrahydrocanna
Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 ques
By Larry Reed, Man on Weed My journey led me to the MGM Grand for the Phish Halloween run.  Since ‘94 it’s always been on my radar to attend this annual event.  That the band was playing in the legal cannabis state of Nevada, gave even more cause for
While the rest of society is breaking down taboos around cannabis, it’s still a difficult topic in the military. Once a week, a handful of military veterans gather at the Seattle Vet Center to practice the art of writing and the process of healing. S
A new condition can now be treated with medical marijuana in Connecticut. The General Assembly's Regulations Review Committee has agreed that chronic neuropathic pain associated with degenerative spinal disorders is eligible for treatment with the dr
The state of Washington is about to hand out its very first cannabis research license. This new license allows companies to grow and process cannabis purely for research purposes. Verda Bio, a Seattle-based pharmaceutical company, told me they succes
CALIFORNIA: Cannabis’ impact on driving performance is generally less pronounced than that of alcohol, according to a review paper published by a pair of New York University researchers and BOTEC Analysis, LLC. Authors reported that the use of cannab
ISRAEL: Patients suffering from Tourette syndrome (TS) report symptomatic benefits following the use of medical cannabis, according to data published in the journal Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Israeli researchers surveyed 42 patients with TS
Over four years after Gov. Phil Bryant signed Harper Grace’s Law, allowing clinical trials of a specific marijuana-derived drug, the University of Mississippi Medical Center announced Thursday that those trials had begun. The trial, which will study
Forget using cannabis just to get high. Today, companies are using it to make shoes and soap, building materials and auto parts. This year, 2018, has been a great one for cannabis, due to the spread of legalization and the strong economic promise of
Building your own climate-controlled indoor grow can be easy, convenient, and inexpensive all at the same time. If you aren’t already growing your own cannabis at home, that might be due to one of the following misconceptions about constructing an in
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Justice Department. Sessions was a longstanding, vocal opponent of marijuana policy reform, who once opined, “Good people don’t smoke m
COLORADO: Privy Peach will be making an appearance in Vegas next week at the Women of Cannabis Conference. Privy Peach will be donating 500 samples of their CBD infused personal Lubricant to promote awareness about how CBD can support sexual health a