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London Mayor Sadiq Khan will form a commission to study the potential of decriminalization of cannabis if he is re-elected next month, according to media reports from the United Kingdom. Khan was expected to unveil the proposal to study the health, economic, and criminal justice benefits of cannabis decriminalization on Tuesday as part of his platf
Nevada’s economic development board approved $4.7 million worth of incentives on Wednesday for nine companies that are either moving or expanding operations in the state. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development estimates that the companies will create more than 1,300 permanent jobs across the state at an average wage of nearly $30 per hour. T
One of the most common wellness uses for cannabis and CBD is as a sleep aid or relaxation tool. Many products, in fact, are tailored to target both. Let’s take a look at how cannabis can be used as a supplemental wellness tool for sleep, and some products that you can try today! Lack of sleep can have a big impact on a person’s physical and mental
Massachusetts is one of 15 states to legalize cannabis for recreational use. While 67% of U.S. adults support marijuana legalization, public knowledge about cannabis is low. A third of Americans think hemp and marijuana are the same thing, according to the National Institutes of Health, and many people still search Google to find out whether cannab
Cannabis tourism is a part of the ever-growing cannabis industry. Many cannabis consumers are looking for ways to enjoy their buds while traveling across the country or internationally. Cannabis tourism allows for travelers to get accommodated in a way that meets their needs, as well as the opportunity to enjoy their marijuana in different, fun way
In order to firmly establish itself as a leading farm-to-shelf producer of hemp and CBD products, Green Gorilla has completed the arduous process of having its 1,474-acre farm in Arizona certified Organic under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program (NOP). “It kind of puts us in a league of our own because there’s a lot of pe
The marijuana industry in New York will be similar to Colorado’s, where nine years after it was legalized there are nearly 1,000 retail stores and small medical marijuana dispensaries spread across that state. For many people who suffer from conditions such as insomnia, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or chronic pain, the legislation wil
Just miles off the coast of the UK, Britain’s crown dependencies smell opportunity in the air. Typically known for their tax-friendly regulation and as an outpost for wealthy entrepreneurs, the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey have all introduced new legislation allowing for easier investment in a new and emerging market - medicinal cannabis cultiv
Legislation reintroduced to the U.S. Senate this week seeks to increase the maximum allowable level of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in hemp. While the 2018 Farm Bill legalised hemp in the USA at a federal level, it imposed a maximum level of 0.3% THC. In addition to greatly increasing the risk of crops being considered “hot”, resulting their destruct
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a strong advocate of marijuana legalization, is ready to move ahead with major changes to federal laws prohibiting the use, sale and production of cannabis products – with or without the support of President Joe Biden. During the 2020 presidential campaign, Biden – a leading Democratic proponent of tough drug l
Cannabis has proven itself a vital and essential aspect of the health sector because of the abundance of medicinal properties it embodies. Two things are rising at the same time in America: blood pressure and cannabis legalization. More states in America are legalizing cannabis because there is an increased amount of data on its benefits and medici
It’s no secret the cannabis industry has enjoyed unprecedented growth these past few years — from a market perspective and a political one. Consider the political and policy changes we’ve seen in recent months. The House of Representatives recently passed historic legalization legislation (the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement Act
Less than four months after a San Luis Obispo County judge ruled that marijuana billboards on California’s interstate highways are prohibited by Proposition 64, two California legislators introduced dueling bills on the subject. Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) is pushing legislation that would expand prohibitions against advertising ca
Ryan Hale is the chief sales officer for cannabis security firm Operational Security Solutions (OSS). What that means is that Hale works with a host of big, burly ex-police/ex-military guys you wouldn’t want to meet alone in a dark alley.   Those men guard, and deposit to financial institutions, the hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash proceeds
Yep, you read that right: you can now get paid to study cannabis! Cannatech healthcare company Veriheal just announced a $20,000 Innovation in Cannabis scholarship for students pursuing cannabis degrees.  The scholarship first launched in 2020, but last year only gave out $10,000 in scholarship awards. This year, it has been doubled to offer 20 $1,
Cannabis is returning to its former glory by bagging an unusual place in the medical world. While many parts of the world remain skeptical of its medical benefits, several states in the US have approved the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Most people look for holistic and effective remedies to manage their health problems. Cannabis can come t