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Illinois cannabis applicants fighting injunction against new licenses
Cannabis license applicants and Illinois officials are scrambling to change a court order after a judge prohibited the state from issuing up to 60 new craft grower licenses that were due out by Dec. 21. Cook County Judge Neil Cohen issued an injunction Nov. 22, preventing the Department of Agriculture from issuing the licenses “until further order
Experts & Real People Share What It Feels Like To Take Hemp CBD
Cannabis News
CBD, or cannabidiol, has become more mainstream over the past few years, and for good reason. Clinical studies have found that, when administered correctly, hemp-derived CBD can help ease stress and promote life pleasure. Hemp-derived CBD delivers this sense of calm with a negligible amount of THC—the psychoactive compound in some cannabis strains.
San Francisco Suspends Cannabis Tax to Combat Illicit Market
  San Francisco is trying to fight back against the illicit cannabis market with a bold, new move—suspension of cannabis taxes. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved a measure to temporarily suspend the city’s Cannabis Business Tax, citing strong competition from the illicit cannabis market and a crime wave that has
Singer Amalina pleads the fifth on whether or not she smokes weed, but hasn’t had negative feedback on cannabis lyrics
Cannabis News
“I think people love my vibe over marijuana.” Singer, performer and budding sensation Amalina reports that far from receiving backlash about some of her cannabis-related lyrics, she believes people actually dig her weed vibe. Recently interviewed by Andy Dosty on Daybreak Hitz, the Ghanaian musician was asked if she smoked. Amalina first laughed an
Why Tilray, Aurora Cannabis, and Canopy Growth Are Glowing Green
Business & Finance
Wells Fargo just shouted "sell!" -- but investors bought cannabis stocks instead. What happened A funny thing happened in the cannabis market today. Analysts at investment bank Wells Fargo initiated coverage across the sector, warning of overvaluation among marijuana companies and suggesting investors turn their attention to hydroponics suppliers i
Helena man arrested with meth and marijuana in Idaho
 A Helena man was arrested for trafficking drugs in Idaho. Wesley V. Long, of Helena, was pulled over in Bingham County for making a lane change without signaling. The Trooper stopped Long and in speaking with him, found evidence of drug use. During a search of the vehicle, Troopers located several large bags of raw marijuana and three large baggie
Chico to take another look at cannabis law
City attorney asked to analyze current guidelines Upon returning to its cannabis business ordinance Tuesday, the Chico City Council made the decision to ask City Attorney Vince Ewing to analyze what is currently in place and return with some new ideas. The item was brought forward by Mayor Andrew Coolidge as a way to look beyond dispensaries toward
Moonshine stills and a marijuana grow found after Wednesday’s Harrah standoff, negotiator describes sequence of events
Oklahoma County authorities found two moonshine stills and a marijuana grow in the home of a Harrah man after a four-hour standoff Wednesday afternoon. The negotiator KFOR spoke with, Michael Davenport, said the call started out as a suicidal person. After some time on the phone with the man, it came to a peaceful end. “I don’t know if he’s a good
Brookfield Township Police seize suspected cocaine, marijuana from driver
Brookfield Township Police confirmed a driver was arrested after a traffic stop lead to officers finding various suspected drugs on Dec. 9. BTPD stated officers pulled over a vehicle driving from Farrell to Warren for a marked lanes violation. Officers detected criminal indicators and a probable search cause was conducted on the vehicle, according
North Coast lawmaker joins call to ease tax burden for California cannabis industry
State Sen. Mike McGuire said Wednesday he plans to introduce legislation early next year to eliminate the state cultivation tax paid by cannabis growers, a favored target of the industry. “We need to take a close look at the overall tax rate and whether it is impeding the overall growth of the cannabis market,” he said. “The bottom line is this: Cu
Marijuana Etiquette Is Very Important — Here Are Some Tips To Keep In Mind
Cannabis News
Marijuana works best when done as a communal activity. Here are some basic guidelines to follow if you’re interested in getting invited to these kinds of things. Marijuana is usually a communal activity, at least when you’re first starting off. While seasoned cannabis users tend to smoke cannabis on their own, there’s always that moment of having c
Luxembourg Publishes Details on Domestic Recreational Cannabis Plan
Cannabis News
Luxembourg has been widely anticipated to lead the recreational discussion in Europe, but now it seems they may be giving up the lead. There is a very funny thing about the European cannabis discussion right now, particularly as the news of the German decision to proceed with recreational reform has emerged with the formal creation of the next coal
ASUI talks medical marijuana and sexist comments
Medical News
ASUI passed resolutions on medical marijuana and Boise State Professor Scott Yenor ASUI passed a slew of legislation Wednesday and held its first meeting for spring semester senators, including supporting Boise State University countering sexism and legalizing medical marijuana.  ASUI introduced and passed a resolution supporting Boise State Univer
Throughout The Pandemic, This Health Risk Has Been Rising In Americans
Cannabis News
The pandemic has resulted in a lot of health risks, whether they originated from the disease itself or by living through this stressful time. COVID-19 has affected all of us, from the ones who caught the disease, to others who’ve managed to avoid it, but who have witnessed it nonetheless. In fact, according to scientists, the rate of one specific h
Geneticists Reveal The Evolutionary Origins Of Cannabis Sativa
Cannabis News
It’s not easy being green. Whether smoked, eaten, or merely smelled wafting in through an open window, cannabis enjoys a special kind of fame — it is used all over the world, it is instantly recognizable, and it provokes as much controversy as it does enthusiasm. This distinct spot in the human psyche is to do with the fact people have used the pla
Paint and Puff: Arte Bella on Fourth Avenue works to end the stigma around marijuana use
Cannabis News
Arte Bella, located along Tucson's Historic Fourth Avenue, is one of the first businesses in town to encourage and allow the concept of Bring Your Own Bud — or "BYOB" — and weed-friendly events. Following the Arizona Proposition 207, Arte Bella owner Jen Christiansen was quick to act on ending the stigma around the use of marijuana and opened her b
Northern Hemp Summit to help educate farmers, producers and processors
Cannabis News
The Northern Hemp Summit encourages current hemp producers and processors to attend its two-day event. Individuals thinking about growing the crop are also encouraged to attend. “The goal of the Northern Hemp Summit is to really be an event who are actively engaged in the industry or interested in hemp to learn and to network,” David Ripplinger, ND
Gov. Beshear Talks Economic Success, Legalizing Marijuana, & Speculation of Presidential Run
Kentucky is ending 2021 on a high note. At least when it comes to the economy, according to Governor Andy Beshear. The Bluegrass Governor told 44News, by the end of the year, new capital investments in the state will near $11 Billion. That is roughly double the annual investment Kentucky sees in a normal year. That investment will create nearly 16,
Search Warrant Uncovers 220 Pounds of Marijuana at Shasta Lake Residence
Methamphetamine paraphernalia, pills, and Butane Honey Oil were also discovered by officials. On Dec. 8, a deputy with the City of Shasta Lake Station authored a search warrant of Rebecca Lyons, 48, residence. Lyons residence is located within the City of Shasta Lake. She was arrested on Dec. 3 after deputies found her in possession of marijuana, m