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Delta 8 THC: Relief from pain and anxiety or a legal way to get high?
Business & Finance
Products ranging from tinctures to gummy bears containing a hemp byproduct with euphoric THC effects are legal and for sale all around Indiana, where the purchase and use of traditional marijuana violates the law. Delta 8 THC products abound, available at CBD stores, smoking supply shops and even gas stations. While some states regulate or ban the
Delta 8 THC: Relief from pain and anxiety or a legal way to get high?
Medical News
Products ranging from tinctures to gummy bears containing a hemp byproduct with euphoric THC effects are legal and for sale all around Indiana, where the purchase and use of traditional marijuana violates the law. Delta 8 THC products abound, available at CBD stores, smoking supply shops and even gas stations. While some states regulate or ban the
Actress Mercedes C. Young grows successful cannabis business
Business & Finance
  Mercedes C. Young is an entrepreneur in every sense of the word. She holds the titles of actress, television writer and producer, children’s book author, and serial entrepreneur. While writing a book, acting in roles, and producing, she started a cannabis company, Earth’s Dew, during the pandemic. Earth’s Dew products are made with all-natural, o
Recreational marijuana sales were over half a billion dollars in 2021
Business & Finance
New data from the Arizona Dept. of Revenue shows that one year after recreational marijuana use became legal in the state, its generated over $44 million in tax revenue. Original link
Man charged with growing marijuana, having weapons of mass destruction
Politics
A man was arrested after police allegedly busted a marijuana growing operation and found weapons of mass destruction. George Costas Skouras, 44, allegedly grew and sold marijuana at his Springettsbury Township home. Springettsbury Township Police served a search warrant Thursday and discovered "a large marijuana growing operation," according to cou
Flaws in federal cannabis bills threaten the legal market
Politics
Flaws in proposed federal marijuana legislation threaten the legal cannabis market, especially failure to pause the Dormant Commerce Clause, say Shaleen Title, the distinguished cannabis policy practitioner in residence at the Ohio State University Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, and Andrew Kline, who co-leads the cannabis practice at Perkins C
What's the state of cannabis in the Empire State?
Politics
A candid conversation with a local cannabis consultant about what's going on in New York. The race for New York has begun. All types of entrepreneurs looking to enter the state's cannabis marketplace are busy preparing for the soon-to-be-released application process. Hemp farmers are poised to switch to marijuana crops, legacy entrepreneurs are ope
What's the state of cannabis in the Empire State?
Business & Finance
A candid conversation with a local cannabis consultant about what's going on in New York. The race for New York has begun. All types of entrepreneurs looking to enter the state's cannabis marketplace are busy preparing for the soon-to-be-released application process. Hemp farmers are poised to switch to marijuana crops, legacy entrepreneurs are ope
New Medical Cannabis Program goes into effect across the state
Medical News
This expands the eligibility criteria for patients who can benefit from medical cannabis and makes it easier for them to be certified by a medical practitioner. A new Medical Cannabis Program certification and registration system went into effect on Monday across the state.  This expands the eligibility criteria for patients who can benefit from me
How long do marijuana edibles stay in your system?
Cannabis News
If you think you can’t do without your regular dose of edibles, then you might be interested in the following information on how to work around your cannabis drug tests. Many people prefer edibles to other forms of cannabis. Some people like it because of its regular appearance, while others don’t because they can’t stand the harshness of smoking f
Does cannabis cause psychosis? A new study sheds some light
Medical News
Responsible parties should inform consumers, especially teens, about the harms of cannabis and the serious conditions that may arise from abusing the substance. One of marijuana’s most concerning connections is the one it has with psychosis. While not wholly understood, this link has been reported to be significant, with several studies indicating 
Can Girl Scouts sell cookies outside marijuana dispensaries?
Cannabis News
A mom and a daughter were reportedly seen selling cookies outside a Tempe dispensary on Thursday, Girl Scout Arizona Cactus-Pine said that's not allowed Are Girl Scouts allowed to sell cookies outside of pot dispensaries?  The Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine, which oversees the troops in Central and Northern Arizona, said that practice is not allow
Vaping cartridges vs. dry herb: 4 differences between the highs
Cannabis News
There are a number of variables that have an impact on the vaping experience, none more vital than the substance being vaped and the device itself that’s being used. Given how popular vaping has become in the cannabis community, it’s easy to assume that vaping is a one size fits all proposition, and that the end result is the same regardless of how
What Weed Tourism Looks Like In 2022 And Beyond
Business & Finance
Whether it’s a new market, or an old one continuing to push its limits with recreational marijuana, weed tourism does not plan to slow down any time soon. As leisure travel continues to recover and countries lift their travel bans and COVID-19 restrictions one by one, many tourist destinations are eagerly awaiting new visitors. No matter how luxuri
Three tips for sharing weed during a pandemic
Medical News
Make sure to socialize with people who are healthy and ensure those who feel a bit under the weather simply stay home. After some ups and downs, everyone has found themselves in the midst of a new COVID-19 wave, prompted by the Omicron variant. Despite many people now being virus veterans, it’s still important to take care and extra precautions. Th
2 petitions filed aim to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma
Politics
A few new initiatives are hoping to legalize recreational marijuana use by those 21 years and older in Oklahoma.  Two petitions have been filed with the Secretary of State's office, but they are still in the early stages. If it qualifies for the ballot, the newest petition would appear as State Question 820. A similar petition was brought forward t
Driver busted for cannabis after vehicle stopped at Stoner Drive
Politics
California patrol cops find garbage bags containing about 40 kilograms of weed in BMW. California Highway Patrol (CHP) troopers made a serendipitous, if not stunningly stereotypical, cannabis bust this weekend after a car was stopped on the corner of Stockdale Highway and Stoner Drive in Buttonwillow, Calif. Cannabis seizures are nothing new in Cal
European cannabis legalisation has had no effect on the level of recreational use in young people
Cannabis News
Researchers in Sweden have published results of a study that set out to determine if changes in cannabis laws lead to an increase in recreational use in adolescents and young adults. Their findings showed that there was no support for the claim that cannabis legalisation increases the prevalence of cannabis use in people aged 15 to 34 years old. Ca
House Republicans begin retail marijuana debate with focus on lower taxes and school funding
Politics
Del. Michael Webert's proposed bill would cut taxes on marijuana sales in half GOP lawmakers in the Virginia House of Delegates are taking their first stab at legislation to open the retail marijuana market, introducing bills that would lower the tax rate on sales and redirect proposed social equity funding to school infrastructure. But leadership

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