The terms indica and sativa were initially used to refer to the look of the cannabis plant. Here is what experts think of them today. Some of the most popular terms within the cannabis world are indica and sativa. They are unavoidable when purchasing cannabis or when talking to someone who smokes weed regularly. As cannabis legitimizes across the c
The next six weeks will set the tone for the next year of legal weed in New Jersey. The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission is set to meet Tuesday, at a time when marijuana is at the forefront of municipal government meetings as local officials try to figure out if and how deep they want to get involved in the cannabis industry.  Original lin
Marijuana Policy For Pro Athletes Should Be Changed For international athletes who may decide to use cannabis the rules must change,”. This is what the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) stated as an answer to members of Congress. Which took place this past week following the suspension of runner Sha’Carri Richardson over a positive cannabis test. Ind
Parades, fireworks, and barbecues aside, July is notable for two other commemorative events much newer to the calendar than Independence Day. July is National Hemp Month, and the period from July 17-23 has been designated as Hemp History Week. National Hemp Month is the brainchild of cannabis company cbdMD, initiated on February 4, 2019 to promote
How fast the cannabis industry is growing is astounding. It’s managed to thrive through the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most challenging times in our country’s history. As a result, business owners are readying themselves for a prosperous future.  But a flourishing cannabis business is highly dependent on having the right people overseeing differ
Read entire article at Technical420 Last year, Israel overtook Germany as the largest importer of medical cannabis, and this is a market that we are bullish on. One of the reasons we are excited about the Israeli cannabis market is related to the economics that are associated with the cultivation process. In Israel, the cost per gram of cannabis is
On 18 June, the Connecticut legislature legalized recreational cannabis use for residents twenty-one and older. The bill changes state law to allow the government to tax and regulate the commercialization of cannabis products. After the signing, Governor Ned Lamont said that the law is a first step at correcting the injustices and disparities of th
While New York State is moving in a direction that has appeared to support the marijuana industry, the federal government has been giving mixed messages. Clarence Thomas, one of the Supreme Court’s most conservative justices, has called the federal government’s stance “half in half out” and that their approach to regulating marijuana is no longer w
Cannabis businesses need to remain vigilant and consider whatever regulatory measures can be taken to mitigate losses caused by fires. Summer’s here, a massive heatwave just hit the west coast, and fire season is right around the corner. This is the harsh reality for west coast residents and it doesn’t look like that’ll change anytime soon. Wildfir
Recreational marijuana sales remain strong in Illinois, with a near-record $115.6 million in sales for June. The totals, reported Thursday by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, are down slightly from the record $116.4 million worth of recreational cannabis products sold at dispensaries statewide in May. But Illinois r
Multiple sclerosis is both a neurological disease (affecting the nerves) and an autoimmune disease (affecting the immune system). Common symptoms of multiple sclerosis include, but are not limited to: fatigue, pain, vision loss, and degrading coordination. Symptoms of the condition and the severity and duration involved vary from patient to patient
North America’s National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) estimates U.S. exports of hemp and hemp-derived products topped $1.8 billion in 2020, up from $310 million in 2019. It was a pretty solid result given pandemic related challenges, reduced acreage and some ongoing regulatory uncertainty.  The organisation estimates global trade in industrial he
Once you start to get involved with marijuana, you start to learn that there’s much more to the plant than smoking it and getting high. Experienced users know what they like and know how to get different results with the plant, depending on different factors like chosen strain, terpenes and knowing what works with their bodies. All the colors of th
As of July 1, marijuana became legal in the Commonwealth of Virginia. But confusion about the law remains. So, before you go out and celebrate the move by Gov. Ralph Northam, which upon his signature April 7, made Virginia the first Southern state to legalize marijuana, do your homework. And remember, the new law only applies to adults in Virginia,
The USA Track & Field (USATF) confirmed on Tuesday that the Olympic hopeful Sha’Carri Richardson will not compete in Tokyo after testing positive for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Since the 30-day suspension of the Breakout Sprinter was announced on Friday, celebrities and lawmakers, including US Congressman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, hav
The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency is recalling marijuana edibles processed by a facility in Bay City over unapproved testing and sampling methods. The facility is located at 3843 Euclid LLC (License Nos. (PR-000098 and AU-P-000106). According to the bulletin from MRA, the marijuana-infused/edible marijuana product (Covert Cups) were distribu
For the first time in Illinois, cannabis smokers will be able to legally light up in public Saturday in a lounge specifically built for that purpose. There have been discussions in Chicago and elsewhere in the state about opening consumption spaces, but the first will be in the tiny downstate city of Sesser, in a remodeled former bank. Original lin
Zimbabwe recently scrapped rules requiring sole state ownership for cannabis farming to encourage investment in the plant for industrial and medicinal uses. Zimbabwe is Africa's largest tobacco producer, but authorities expect hemp export earnings to start replacing tobacco as farmers seek higher earnings from the crop. Farmer Jesper Kirk has been
Parades, fireworks, and barbecues aside, July is notable for two other commemorative events much newer to the calendar than Independence Day. July is National Hemp Month, and the period from July 17-23 has been designated as Hemp History Week. National Hemp Month is the brainchild of cannabis company cbdMD, initiated on February 4, 2019 to promote