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Industrial hemp has a less than 0.3% THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive agent in Marijuana) level.Furthermore, hemp was removed from its classification as a controlled substance. The Farm Bill contains a change of how industrial hemp is now classified. Under the Farm Bill, hemp is no longer considered a controlled substance non-hallucinoge
For years, the pattern has held: The New Hampshire House recommends fully legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in the Granite State, and the Senate shoots the measure down. Perhaps not this year. In a notable move late last month, the House Criminal Justice Committee recommended that the 400-member body scrap two bills that would greatly lo
With nearly 21,000 people working in marijuana dispensaries or affiliated businesses, Arizona ranks No. 4 nationally for jobs in the cannabis industry, according to a report released Tuesday by Leafly. The report was based on employment in 2020, before Arizona launched adult-use marijuana sales in January, so those figures are sure to rise as dispe
As many feared and expected, Republican senators are objecting to Democratic Governor Tony Evers’ proposed budget for Wisconsin, which includes legal cannabis.  In addition to advocating for federal legalization, the budget talks about some other, progressive concepts, including raising the minimum wage, reforming the juvenile justice system, and e
Vitality and Kynd in 14 Leven Street, owned by businessman Jas Nottay, is currently serving hemp coffees and other hot drinks infused with legal cannabis products from a hatch after it opened earlier this month. The all-vegan coffee shop will be serving baked goods, including muffins, cookies and brownies, made using hemp and CBD oil as of this wee
The COVID-19 pandemic has caught the world completely off guard. It changed the way everything works, and it made a significant impact on most industries all over the globe. The cannabis industry also saw some massive changes due to its impact. Millions of people entered a lockdown, which led to huge shortages in cannabis supplies as sales increase
Cannabis concentrates of all kinds have been growing in popularity, but last year, rosin rose to the top. This year, we expect solventless cannabis to get even more famous. Every year, there are always so many exciting things to look forward to in the cannabis industry. This year is different. Because COVID-19 affected the industry in unexpected wa
Cannabinoids (CBD, CBG, CBN, THC) are known to provide all sorts of benefits for seniors, from relieving arthritis pain and inflammation to strengthening and improving brain function. But there is another critical benefit that cannabinoids offer seniors, and it has a lot to do with the aging process. Let's explore. The human body has an Endocannabi
Former TV news anchor Dan Rather has referred to certain political races in the past as hotter than "a Times Square Rolex," "the devil's anvil," and "a Laredo parking lot." His folksy descriptions could just as readily apply to the U.S. cannabis market. No matter how you look at it, pot is hot. Original link
“Because I would like to see my people liberated,” entrepreneur Al Harrington recently replied pointedly when asked why he chose the cannabis industry after retiring from professional basketball. Harrington – CEO of Los Angeles-based canabis company Viola Brands – was also clear about his entrepreneurial focus. “Black people who suffered a lot,” he
The final quarter of 2020 saw medical cannabis flower imports into Germany reach more than 3.2 tonnes. Prohibition Partners reports Germany saw 37% year-on-year growth in flower imports. However, the year-on-year growth was well down on 2018 and 2019, which both topped 100%. The situation in Germany has been the result of problematic implementation
New Jersey’s long-delayed effort to legalize recreational marijuana has veered again into chaos, despite voter approval and a pause on pot prosecutions that has left some offenders in limbo. Governor Phil Murphyhas until Monday to act on two bills that would bring him closer to fulfilling a pledge he made more than three years ago to legalize pot.
The state of California placed medical marijuana workers in Phase 1A of the vaccination plan, which means they would have access to the vaccine before teachers. Leave it to Nature has been open since the start of the pandemic, serving people who use marijuana as a form of medicine. “Us being deemed essential from the start essentially is keeping us
By now most people are aware that Illinois passed sweeping legislation in 2019, which decriminalized cannabis for recreational use. Original link
By now most people are aware that Illinois passed sweeping legislation in 2019, which decriminalized cannabis for recreational use. The law also contains provisions to prevent discrimination in certain legal proceedings. But the anti-discrimination provision is not being widely followed by courts – at least not in some parts of the state. To better
For two years, patients, advocates and medical marijuana operators have been up in arms about lawmakers’ efforts to limit the levels of euphoria-inducing THC in smokable cannabis. And for two years, the Senate has blocked the move. But new Senate leadership, and a newly elected senator, could provide fertile ground for THC caps during the upcoming
After nearly 59 years, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), the UN’s central drug policy-making body, recently voted to remove Cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs - where the strictest control measures apply, and its use was generally discouraged for medicinal purposes.  27 of the CND’s 53 Member States, inc
As cannabis continues to grow in legality for both medicinal and adult-use, consumers have indicated changing parameters for which format they prefer, with concentrates and edibles muscling in on dried flowers stronghold. In 2017, dried flower represented a full 50 percent of the entire U.S. cannabis market, but this market share dropped to 36 perc
Yes, you read that right. We have another form of THC to explore – meet Delta 10 THC, a new cannabinoid with a short but interesting history. Delta 10 THC is one of the hundreds of cannabinoids found in cannabis. But unlike some of the bigger names like CBD, Delta 9 THC, CBG, CBN and Delta-8 THC, Delta 10 is not a naturally occurring plant compound