BOULDER, Colo. — Introducing jeng an alcohol-free, hemp-infused, ready-to-drink cocktail to excite the palate, inspire conversation, and elevate social experiences. jeng is the brainchild of Christopher Lackner and John Enghauser, old friends who reconnected with an idea right before the pandemic hit. Using a recipe from John’s favorite “home cockt
It’s been nearly three years since the first medical marijuana dispensary opened in Ohio and a little more than half of the state’s marijuana card holders are either “extremely dissatisfied” or “somewhat dissatisfied” with the program. That’s just one of the results of a recent report prepared by the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center at Ohio State
Costs such as labor, electricity, and tariffs may have already doomed the US cannabis industry. Costs of labor, water, electricity, and tariffs may all signal an unfair market for US marijuana growers. The US cannabis industry’s final chapter has already been written before it even began!  While the US cannabis industry anxiously waits for Federal
Rantoul leaders are giving thought to a potential start-up adult-use cannabis craft grower business in the village.  The News-Gazette reports Rantoul natives Dane Ehler, operator of Heartland Hemp Co., and Blake Schilb, shared a proposal with the village board at an October study session that would seek to change a village ordinance banning all com
It has now been three full years since Canada legalized the recreational marijuana market on Oct. 17, 2018. In the early stages, marijuana producers in the country were generating strong growth numbers due to the new segment of the market opening up (previously, only medical marijuana had been legal). But fast forward to today, and top companies li
Three years after federal legislation removed the marijuana extract known as delta-8 THC from the nation’s list of controlled substances, Texas health officials have put it on its own list of illegal drugs, sending a shockwave through the growing CBD retail industry across the state and making the substance, essentially, illegal. Christine Perez, w
Speaking at last week’s  Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in New York City, Mary Ellen Schrock, brand evangelist at Vibe Growth told her colleagues on a panel called “The Trends Dictating the Future Landscape of Cannabis Brands” that it was time for the next generation of cannabis branding. (As Originally Seen On Benzinga by: Nina Zdinjak) Orig
he Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority has issued a warning about a potentially dangerous compound circulating in the state. The agency is investigating reports that the compound, THC-O-acetate, was found in at least one batch, possibly more. THC-O-acetate is at least three times more potent than THC and can be harmful if combined with medical mar
Before recreational sales even get started, is New Jersey’s “budding” cannabis industry starting to resemble another regulated one that, too many times, has had competitors bringing out the knives against one another? Many in South Jersey will recall an all-out war of words that developed a few years ago between Virtua Health and Cooper University
Cannabinoids are chemical compounds presentTrusted Source in the Cannabis sativa (C. sativa) plant. Some people use cannabis therapeutically to treat seizures, pain, inflammation, spasms, and anxiety. CBD and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the two major cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant. However, CBD does not produce a euphoric fee
Costa Rica’s Congress on Tuesday approved the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes, despite opposition from conservative groups and President Carlos Alvarado, who still needs to put his stamp of approval on the law. The law allows for the production and processing of cannabis, but does not regulate its recreational use. Independent lawm
Representatives of medical and adult-use marijuana businesses in Constantine attended the Constantine village council meeting Oct. 18 with questions about a presentation to the council last month by Scott Dianda and Ed Santangelo of Tranquility Fields Retail, regarding opening a consumption lounge in the village.  Tranquility Fields representatives
  18 states have legalized recreational cannabis. However, smoking in public is still illegal in most of them. But cannabis lounges – i.e., the cannabis equivalent of smoking rooms, but cooler – have started to pop up in states across the nation. Wondering where you can find one? We got the scoop.   What Are Cannabis Lounges? Cannabis lounges are p
Grammy-winning Reggae superstar Ziggy Marley took to Instagram to blast the Singapore Government over plans to execute a man for marijuana possession. The Singaporean man, Omar Yacob Bamadhaj, 41, was sentenced to death by hanging in February after authorities found him with 2 pounds of cannabis, which is considered a Grade A drug in the Southeast
Don't worry, it's not to just one guy. That would be a bit extreme, even if one were to apply Cheech & Chong standards to the equation. No, those sales have gone to lots of Illinois residents...and quite a few have gone to our Midwestern neighbors (Wisconsin, we're looking at you). The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (I
Pumpkin spice flavoring has infiltrated almost everything we taste from September through November, including extracted cannabis. Revel, a line of THC vaping products from Colorado dispensary chain Native Roots, has been adding various fruit flavors like blueberry and grape to THC distillate for some time, but the brand is now diving into more seas
South Carolina is the latest state where public officials are speaking out against delta-8 THC.  South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) Chief Mark A. Keel recently wrote a letter to his attorney general’s office expressing his belief that state law criminalizes the possession and distribution of delta-8. Assistant Attorney General David Jon
With some states legalizing the use of cannabis, the social stigma on the subject may start to loosen up. Today, cannabis seems to have become more popular and accessible to people. In fact, there are fitness gurus and athletes who even start to speak of its benefits. Nowadays, some fitness enthusiasts incorporate cannabis before or after their wor
State Rep. Bob Morgan has filed legislation that would prohibit businesses from refusing to hire or firing workers for testing positive for cannabis. House Bill 4116 states that an employer may not refuse to hire someone or discipline an employee for a positive drug test for THC as long as it is not affecting his or her work performance. The law wo