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Cannabis concentrates have become quite popular over the last couple of years. They are commonly used for their potent and high-intensity medicinal effects. Though most cannabis enthusiasts know how to use cannabis concentrates, very few are aware of how they are made.  Therefore, if you are interested in the science that goes behind cannabis conce
Missouri's first medical marijuana shops opened in the St. Louis region on Saturday to long lines and a chorus of celebration from an industry that had long waited for the day to come. N'Bliss Cannabis stories Manchester and Ellisville began selling cannabis a 9 a.m. Saturday to legal medical marijuana cardholders. The first official sale of legal
New Jersey voters will decide the status of recreational marijuana in the upcoming election by voting on legalizing the drug via a ballot initiative. The question will ask voters to approve or reject an amendment to the state constitution which would legalize possession of marijuana for all people 21 years old and over and pave the way for recreati
After wading through a raft of comments from municipal leaders, established industry players and advocates, marijuana regulators on Tuesday ironed out the final wrinkles of their plan to establish a structure for home delivery of marijuana and create new business opportunities -- and rejected a proposal to delay delivery until 2023. Home delivery o
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the Industrial Hemp Plan submitted by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture. The department is currently working to promulgate emergency administrative rules to establish a program in accordance with state law and the USDA approved plan. South Dakota Farmers Union Lobbyist Mitch Richter is please
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s advisor on marijuana policy said this week the Empire State could legalize weed in April of next year with a bill that would serve as a model for other states looking to allow recreational pot in the United States. Axel Bernabe, assistant counselor to Governor Cuomo, was a guest on the Under The Canopy series, recen
States can’t wait. That’s the rallying cry for a new initiative that seeks to set up an interstate market for cannabis between states where recreational and medical cannabis are legal. Called the Alliance for Sensible Markets, the non-profit coalition of business and advocacy leaders is committed to legalizing commerce between participating legal m
Two marijuana trade organizations filed a lawsuit today against the nation’s largest legal pot market over restrictions on stand-alone delivery services that have blocked them from obtaining licenses until 2025. The lawsuit against Los Angeles and its Department of Cannabis Regulation seeks to overturn rules enacted earlier this year that postponed
The end of summer is always a bit of a bummer, what with cooler weather just around the corner. As the weather turns, people venturing outside will need to forgeto about sandals and swimsuits and opt for more layers. But bulking up is not the only issue; one of the biggest drawbacks of the cooler temperatures might be your skin. As the weather gets
The cannabis plant produces literally hundreds of specialized molecules — cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids — that have been shown to deliver medicinal efficacy, lifestyle enhancement and even performance enhancement to human beings. For those afflicted with disease, medical cannabis has been found to offer a wide range of health benefits, from
People with obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, report that the severity of their symptoms was reduced by about half within four hours of smoking cannabis, according to a Washington State University study. The researchers analyzed data inputted into the Strainprint app by people who self-identified as having OCD, a condition characterized by int
Cannabis investors have endured a brutal 2020, and hopes that the November election will serve as a catalyst for federal US legalization are fading fast. However, according to Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Pablo Zuanic, a potential election “blue wave” victory for Democrats could be more bullish for cannabis stocks than investors realize. Original link
Here’s an almost forgotten fact: Henry Ford spent a lot of time and money during the 1930s building a car entirely of plastics derived from hemp. He refined hemp biofuel to fuel it just to demonstrate it could be done. Original link
The wonderful thing about this industry is that while the cannabis plant is the most important part, it isn’t the only part. Original link
The hemp industry contends the Interim Final Rule is unlawful because it exceeds the DEA’s authority and violates the Agricultural Improvement Act, among other things. The Canna Law Blog has been writing about the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) interim final rule (IFR) on hemp since its August publication in the Federal Register:Most recently, Nat
CBD oil can be used to improve your sleep cycle, inflammation, and digestive system and reduce your chances of getting anxiety. Suffering from anxiety is natural, especially in times like these where a global pandemic has taken the world by storm The constant and ongoing stressful atmosphere causes serious damage to your body. Apart from that, it d
Two years ago Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana sales. Since then, the country has also made way for the legal sales of edibles, cannabis-infused beverages, and vape pens, but the newly legal cannabis market has faced its fair share of difficulties despite initial investor frenzy surrounding marijuana
The Dutch government told parliament on Monday it could sit back and relax as there are no extra rules needed to prevent people having or smoking cannabis in public places during the coronavirus pandemic. The government ordered a partial lockdown on Oct. 13, closing restaurants except for takeaway services and forbidding the sale of alcohol and mar
More than 40% of patients with multiple sclerosis have used cannabis or cannabinoid products in the last year, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan. The study, “Cannabinoid use among Americans with MS: Current trends and gaps in knowledge,” was published recently in Multiple Sclerosis Journal – Experimental, Translation