Maine’s recreational marijuana market continued its eye-popping growth in June, the state has reported. Sales of cannabis for recreational, adult use topped $6.47 million for the month, up from $5.36 million in May, according to new data from the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy. More than 86,000 purchases took place during June. The value of June
Canada is opening their border to vaccinated U.S. travelers on August 9, but while cannabis is now legal in New York state and Canada, it’s still illegal to take it between the two locations. Since Canada legalized cannabis in 2018, Mike Niezgoda with U.S. Customs and Border Protection said there have been a number of smuggling cases. “We had an in
EcoCaNN, the first social media for medical cannabis patients, was launched officially in Israel this morning. The app allows patients and their families to consult and to get assistance by the best professionals in the medical cannabis field, and to get specific answers to their questions 24/7. EcoCaNN is based on a free digital platform and the i
State lawmakers have announced plans to introduce a bill that would regulate the sale of marijuana for recreational use. Among supporters of the possible bill is Mayor John Cranley, who Tweeted his support earlier in July. Economic experts say such a bill could help boost tax revenue in Ohio, impacting the Greater Cincinnati region, as well, as has
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Kymberly Jenkins waited this long to get vaccinated — but after seriously juggling her fears of possible side effects, she finally did it. "I didn’t want to get a blood clot," said the 25-year-old. "I didn’t want to be rushed to the hospital with different side effects, being incredibly fatigued or body aches." As a hair stylis
Delta Agriculture, the country's largest industrial producer and processor of hemp raw goods, today announced the launch of its hemp fiber line, marking a transitional growth from leader in hemp flower production into a full-scale industrial hemp supplier. The company also unveiled a new logo as part of an extensive rebrand initiative focused on it
One local hospital says they're now treating at least a couple of young children every month for toxic exposure to edibles — and they're warning parents to lock up their pot treats A skyrocketing number of children in the tri-state are inadvertently ingesting marijuana edibles, and legislators say there's a void in New York's emerging pot regulatio
In mid-June, the village of Fayetteville asked residents, “Do you think we should allow stores that sell pot?” “There’s still no control board or agency," village Mayor Mark Olson said in a recent interview. "The state left without making any rules. I’m not a marijuana user, and none of the other board members are, so it’s really a tough decision t
The Cannabinoid Institute (TCI) launched a Spanish version of their well-respected online medical cannabis training certification for Mexican physicians and other healthcare providers on Friday, July 23. TCI is focusing on helping physicians who prescribe cannabis in Mexico to meet the demands of their patients since both medical and recreational c
Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont signed a law in June to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis for in Connecticut. The legislation, sponsored by Senate President Martin Looney and House Speaker Matt Ritter, received final approval from both chambers of the state legislature in a special session. Original link
BOISE — Idaho officials are working on a hemp plan to submit to federal officials this fall so that farmers can grow it next year. State Department of Agriculture Deputy Director Chanel Tewalt told the Capital Press in a story last week that the state intends to submit its plan to the U.S. Department of Agriculture by Sept. 1. Idaho lawmakers earli
The move is likely to come as a relief to cannabis cultivators, who have struggled to sell their crops for THC due to the significantly cheaper cost of converting hemp-derived CBD isolate. Cannabis processing facilities in Washington state will be prohibited from converting hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) into delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for
Any person who walks into any licensed cannabis dispensary in a recreational U.S. state will notice something: weed can get pretty expensive. Eighths can range from a reasonable US$30 to as much as US$80, even before taxes. Many consumers feel like they need to get their money’s worth, and much like with alcohol, have looked to THC content to deter
It’s understandably difficult for most people to make an informed decision about whether marijuana is the next medical breakthrough or another ill-fated attempt at a silver bullet. By Dr. Mark Calarco, National Medical Director for Clinical Diagnostics at American Addiction Centers. Once considered the drug of choice for laid-back stoner types (thi
New York is one of the latest states to legalize marijuana, pending issuance of adult-use cannabis licenses. This comes with a lot of exciting plans for the future, and some benefits that can be enjoyed right now. The way in which marijuana is handled in airports is one of them, with TSA agents no longer seizing under three ounces of marijuana. Mar
It’s possible for a weed-consuming population to use marijuana without needing emergency medical assistance. Here’s how. It seems that every time a state officially launches its legal cannabis market, reports showing that emergency rooms are filling up with people who can’t handle their weed start to bombard the internet. This took place earlier th