Cannabis News

Image of Melissa Etheridge, a marijuana legalization advocate
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
 
Melissa Etheridge is equal parts musician and activist, and in recent years the singer-songwriter’s activism has expanded to include marijuana legalization.

Image of hemp and marijuana to show the difference
Vivian McPeak ~ Seattle Pi ~
 
Oh, the irony.

Image of legal marijuana sales in a recreational dispensary in Colorado
Jim Braude ~ Boston Globe ~
 
Massachusetts can either make it happen now and get the law right, or wait and get it wrong.

Image of legalized marijuana in Orgon
By KATU.com Staff ~
 
SALEM, Ore. -- Lawmakers are mulling over two bills that could erase marijuana arrests or reduce sentences for certain Oregonians ahead of recreational pot becoming legal in July.

Image of an industrial hemp processing plant
Elana Ashanti Jefferson ~ The Cannabist ~
 
Fort Lupton's PureVision Technology wants to process hemp stalks for consumer-product manufacturing and plans large-scale biorefinery in Oregon.

Image of a person rolling a joint with legal recreational marijuana
Margaret Talev ~ Bloomberg ~
 
Late in his term (and on the eve of a visit to Jamaica), the former Choom Ganger finally seems to be softening toward his old friend.

Recent News Articles

Tuesday January 21

Medical marijuana is now free of charge in Sicily - Cannabis News

in World News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The cost of prescriptions, available to patients suffering from chronic pain, cerebral palsy and multiple…

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Tuesday January 21

Tests find some early Arizona hemp crops have too much THC - Cannabis News

in CBD & Hemp

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too…

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Tuesday January 21

Brewing up buds: Beverages companies enter cannabis game - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

With 11 states and the District of Columbia now legalizing recreational marijuana, and 33 states…

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Wednesday January 22

Largest U.S. Farm Group Supports Higher THC Limit for Industrial Hemp - Cannabis News

in CBD & Hemp

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

U.S. farmers think the USDA hemp regulations are too stringent.

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Wednesday January 22

New York Governor Includes Marijuana Legalization In New Budget Plan - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) included marijuana legalization in his budget proposal on Tuesday,…

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