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Chronic cannabis use by mothers heightens risk of their young adult offspring using marijuana and tobacco: study
Medical News
Women were interviewed 10 times over the course of study, while offspring were surveyed at age 22 to measure any drug dependence. A new U.S. study suggests that women who regularly use cannabis during and after pregnancy may increase the likelihood that their adult offspring smoke cannabis and tobacco.   “Chronic maternal cannabis use is a risk fac
Will 2022 Be The Year Marijuana Stocks Make A Comeback?
Business & Finance
Will A New Year Help Marijuana Stocks Reach Better Trading ? Some Believe So Marijuana Stock Investing In 2022 Here’s What You Need To Know When it comes to top marijuana stocks 2021 had its fair share of challenges. Yet from November 2020 to early 2021 the sector saw solid upward consistency. Shortly after mid-February, the majority of marijuana s
Bureau of Land Management seizes more than one million marijuana plants during annual CAMP program
Politics
  Bureau of Land Management rangers and special agents, alongside various law enforcement partners, eradicated more than one million marijuana plants and close to 180,300 pounds of processed marijuana this year from illegal grow sites statewide on BLM lands as part of the California Department of Justice’s annual Campaign Against Marijuana Planting
A 90-year-old was serving life for marijuana despite serious illness. Now he’s going home
Politics
In a dramatic reversal, a 90-year-old, seriously ill federal inmate serving life in prison for a nonviolent marijuana trafficking crime will go free after a judge granted him compassionate release on Tuesday — overturning his previous order denying release. Horacio Estrada-Elias, who was the subject of a CNN investigative story in September, is set
Ludlow green lights mask mandate, cannabis revote, and town charter
Politics
Ludlow green lights mask mandate, cannabis revote, and town charter At the Ludlow Selectboard meeting on Dec. 6, the board approved a town-wide mask mandate, scheduled the revote for cannabis retail sales in Ludlow, moved their town charter forward, and discussed more budget numbers. As reported last week, the Ludlow Selectboard approved a town-wid
Hoosier business leaders pushing for legalization of cannabis through a new organization
Business & Finance
Hoosier business leaders pushing for cannabis legalization are doing so through a new organization. The group, “Indiana Cann” is a 501 C4 non-profit that advocates for the adult use of cannabis by focusing on the economic benefits of cannabis legalization, including state tax revenue, creation of new jobs and the associated investments. The group p
Retail cannabis forum stirs debate over economic benefit, public health risks
Politics
Bennington, Burlington and Brattleboro have approved it. So have Windsor, Strafford and more than 20 other Vermont communities. And chances are, Hartford Selectboard Vice Chair Joe Major expects, voters in Hartford will have to decide whether they want to approve it, too. The “it” in this instance is retail sale of recreational marijuana, which the
Elizabeth Udell of Cookies Retail on Cannabis in Digital, From Influencers to TikTok
Cannabis News
Plus, how California brands are increasingly working together Elizabeth Udell is a senior digital marketing manager in the cannabis industry, currently working at Cookies Retail. She's worked in California and with MSOs in the medical and adult use industries for six years and has a background in music marketing. Elizabeth specializes in social med
UArizona to launch 3 noncredit cannabis certificate programs
Cannabis News
The University of Arizona announced Tuesday it will offer new noncredit cannabis certification programs to educate students about various aspects of the robust industry that has emerged since legalization. Certifications will be offered in the Business of Cannabis, Cannabis Law and Policy, and Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine, with each including t
VDACS receives approval on plan to regulate hemp production
Politics
The USDA has approved the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services plan to regulate hemp production in the Commonwealth. This approval allows VDACS to continue as the primary regulator of hemp production in Virginia. Beginning Jan. 1, the production of hemp throughout the U.S. must comply with the 2018 federal Farm Bill’s hemp provi
Holiday Gifts for Pets: Top 5 CBD Tinctures for Your Dogs
Cannabis News
On most of our holiday gift lists, there is a category that was practically unheard of twenty years ago – gifts for the family furbabies. Whether it’s our own precious pitbull or Aunt Jane’s creaky fifteen year old cat, many of us have a whole lot of pets to buy for this season. This year, why not make it something more meaningful than a generic ch
Proposed Retail Marijuana Shop in East Haddam Beats Moratorium, Stirs Opposition
Business & Finance
 Plans by a well-known local businessman and town official to open a retail marijuana shop were put on hold on Tuesday after a the town’s First Selectman, residents and members of the Planning and Zoning Commission questioned the appropriateness of the proposed site or any location in town at a public hearing. Robert Casner, chairman of the town’s
A legal loophole allows the sale of 'Delta 8' cannabis in Wisconsin. For one grower, it’s been a boon.
Business & Finance
3 Tall Pines Farm turns hemp into THC products that are being sold across the state On the counter in the shop at 3 Tall Pines Farm, there's a large plastic jar full of carefully wrapped joints. The back wall is lined with cartridges of vaping liquid in different flavors. Workers pack orders as the scent of cannabis hangs in the air. The farm's hem
TSA And Cannabis: What You Need To Know
Cannabis News
Not only do states have different laws, but some airports even have different policies when it comes to marijuana and the TSA.  It seems like every few months there is an entirely new rulebook for marijuana. Where it is legal, how much you can possess, where you can smoke it and where you can bring it vary greatly and change frequently throughout t
Social Consumption: The Time is Now
Cannabis News
What do social consumption lounges look like in practice? What are the rules and regulations that social consumption lounges must adhere to? How and where are social consumption lounges currently legal in the United States? Here’s what you need to know. Social consumption lounges are becoming increasingly popular in legal cannabis markets. Just wha
40 people hospitalized in Florida for excessive bleeding caused by 'spice' drug
Cannabis News
Dozens of Floridians have been hospitalized due to their use of a marijuana alternative. More than 40 Florida residents in Hillsborough County have been hospitalized due to severe bleeding caused by the use of synthetic marijuana. "We are closely monitoring this situation and working with public health agencies," said Florida Poison Control in a Mo
Who will be the Amazon/Tesla of the cannabis industry? Key To Life Supply fits the bill
Business & Finance
Who will be the Amazon or Tesla of the cannabis industry? Key To Life Supply fits the bill. With exciting new technologies and products via their re-imagination initiative, Key To Life Supply is now being considered among the Amazon of the Hemp Industry. Its eCommerce website boasts hundreds of new products and grows by the day. It's evident that K
Oakland ordinance would allow for marijuana growing businesses but not retail sales
Politics
Three ordinances proposing non-retail cannabis operations in the borough will be the subject of public hearings and possible votes Monday. No cannabis business has applied to the borough, said Borough Administrator Richard Kunze. The ordinances are intended to define what businesses will be allowed in the future, where they can be and how they will
Cannabis Treatment For Aches & Pains
Medical News
Dr. Mikhail Kogan's cannabis recommendations for treating chronic pain. Pain is the most common malady to afflict humankind and the major reason people seek medical care. The annual healthcare costs related to pain are over $300 billion, which is greater than the costs of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined. According to a landmark report 

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