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    On Nov. 3, New Jersey legalized the use of recreational marijuana after a majority of citizens voted in favor of the legislation. The legislation allows people over 21 to smoke and purchase marijuana without medical reasoning. Additionally, the legislation also voted in favor of a 6.625% tax on marijuana, which is expected to significantly help
    There are more than 1,200 nicknames for cannabis, some more familiar than others. Ganga, weed, reefer and bud are some of the most-used and familiar, while alfalfa, Green Goddess and muggle —a 1920's term for a pot smoker and not a non-magical person — are less well-known.  According to slang scholar Jonathon Green, drugs like cannabis are slan
    Truss Beverage reports that almost nine in 10 people are now aware of cannabis beverages In all, 36 per cent of respondents say they are open to trying new cannabis formats. New survey numbers from Truss Beverage Co. shows awareness of cannabis-related drinks has ballooned, with 87 per cent of legal-age Canadians reporting they know the product
    Former North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association Expands into Multiple States RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Focusing on the growth of collaborative opportunities across the Southeast region's hemp industry, the former North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association has transitioned into the Southeast Hemp Association (SEHA). With 650
      The Michigan Parole Board will submit its decision to Governor Gretchen Whitmer, who can grant Thompson clemency. Michael Thompson, who was caught selling three pounds of pot to an undercover police informant in 1994, has been incarcerated since 1996. Under the terms of his sentence, he is eligible for parole in April, 2038. But earlier this
    Mexico is a step closer to becoming one of the world’s largest legal marijuana markets. Senators voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve a marijuana legalization bill. The bill’s next challenge is clearing the lower house of Congress. The legislation is supported by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s Morena party, which holds a majority i
  California California is the largest and most populous state where marijuana has been legalized for recreational use, and it is the state with the longest-lived medical marijuana program. Both recreational and medicinal dispensaries have generated several billions of dollars in sales, despite fighting a booming black market. Because taxes for rec
  If New York wants to try to retain its national reputation as a progressive leader, it should pass a law centered around promoting social justice. Although New York led the country on cannabis decriminalization in the 1970s and the repeal of alcohol prohibition in the 1930s, the Empire State has been embarrassingly slow to fully legalize cannabis
  Two men have allegedly been caught carrying 85 kilograms of cannabis in the back of a truck on the NSW north coast.Police stopped the 23-year-old driver and his 24-year-old passenger around 11.25pm on the Pacific Highway in Ewingsdale, for a traffic offence. After speaking with the two men, police became suspicious and searched the back of the tr
  As many cannabis companies have struggled this year, there appears to be one company that is rising above the pack, Aphria (APHA). This Canadian cannabis producer has a solid history of profitability, but is it the top cannabis stock to buy right now? Read more to find out. Cannabis stocks have had their fair share of ups and downs over the past
They say three times is a charm. There are signs that the state legislature and Governor Cuomo will try, for a third time, to pass legislation approving recreational marijuana in the next session, which begins in January. Four new states, including New Jersey, passed legalization measures on Election Day, which means New York is surrounded on three
Utah’s medical marijuana law may soon undergo another expansion if a bill that is being introduced in the legislature gets approved. Salt Lake City-based television station FOX13 reports that a bill offered up by a pair of Republican lawmakers seeks to allow more Utah physicians to recommend medical cannabis to qualifying patients. The legislation,
  The latest $50 buzz word reverberating throughout the cannabis community these days is wellness. Cannabis users are no longer just smoking for the sake of sinking into a head change that makes them giggle non-stop, they are medicating on a plant put here by God or aliens as part of a healthy lifestyle that is free of the dangerous grips of alcoho
The gardening season is booming in North America, and it’s high time to start some tiny seeds that can grow into potent plants, says Jorge Cervantes, veteran marijuana cultivator and author of “The Cannabis Encyclopedia”. 1) Soak seeds overnight in a glass of plain water. They may float on the surface at first but should sink to the bottom in a few
  Can you believe December is already just around the corner? While some may argue that it’s too early to start stringing up the lights, I think we all deserve a longer holiday season this year. What better way to end 2020 than enjoying some high-quality cannabis treats and gifts? We’ve picked some of our favorite products that will be sure to put
  Different ways to be legal Not only does every country have its own laws regarding the use, possession, sale, cultivation, and import/export of cannabis, but often these categories too can be broken down further into medical legalizations, recreational legalizations, and even religious legalizations, each with its own set of laws concerning use,
Different ways to be legal Not only does every country have its own laws regarding the use, possession, sale, cultivation, and import/export of cannabis, but often these categories too can be broken down further into medical legalizations, recreational legalizations, and even religious legalizations, each with its own set of laws concerning use, po
A Michigan man who has spent a quarter of a century behind bars for a nonviolent marijuana offense could see a change in his fate this week as a parole board considers his release. Michael Thompson, a native of Flint, Michigan, was convicted in 1994 of selling three pounds of marijuana to an undercover police informant. Michael Thompson, now 69, wa
Visitors heading to Hawaii may now participate in the islands’ medical cannabis program. The Hawaii State Department of Health has announced that Out-of-State medical cannabis patients may now apply online for a 329-V card. The new card provides visiting patients with legal access to Hawaiiʻs medical cannabis dispensaries for up to 60 days. The Haw