Cannabis

If You're Curious About Cannabis, Try Microdosing

With 61% of Americans supporting the legalization of cannabis, it’s no secret that people are curious about marijuana. They want to know how it works, ways to incorporate it into their lifestyle and how to use it without having an experience that’s overwhelming and unpleasant. Microdosing cannabis …

Drugs

Here’s What You Need to Know Before Buying CBD

It won’t get you high. It will get you relief.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential lifestyle guide for adventurous and</i> …

Drugs

How Brands Create the Conversation Around Cannabis Through Packaging and Innovation

Most people can’t hold a conversation about marijuana without giggling. Modern day cannabis brands are working overtime to change that.<p>The cannabis …

Drugs

Keep Calm and Live in New York City: The Promise of CBD

One morning, about a month ago, I walked out of my Brooklyn apartment on a quick mission to buy shampoo and ended up having six drops of CBD, the cannabis-based elixir, administered beneath my tongue by a Coloradan named Bodē. Such things are liable to happen in New York City these days. Bodē was …

CBD

Oregon’s Weed Glut: What Happens to Excess Pot?

John Plummer, founder and co-owner of Bull Run Craft Cannabis in Boring, Oregon, got his first hint that the state was careening toward a marijuana …

Drugs

A weed company just went public on a U.S. stock exchange for the first time

Tilray, a British Columbia-based cannabis producer began trading on the Nasdaq Thursday morning under the ticker symbol TLRY, becoming the first weed company to complete an initial public offering (IPO) on an American stock exchange.<p>Tilray’s stock, priced at US$17 per share surged an impressive 25 …

Drugs

Researchers Find Cannabinoids May Have Wide Range of Anti-Tumor Effects

We often hear hard-to-believe claims that marijuana can help fight cancer. But new research says it may actually be possible.<p>A new article in the …

Drugs

CBD Oil: what you need to know

There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence that Cannabidiol (CBD) oil – a concentrated oily extract made from cannabis – can help treat a variety of …

Drugs

Alcohol Industry Association Announces Cannabis Support, California Publishes Proposed Permanent Regulations: Week In Review

This week, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) announced an official policy position in favor of a state’s right to establish a legal, …

Drugs

Want a job in the cannabis industry? Try these Canadian colleges

Finding professors to teach the first generation of pot professionals has proven challenging<p>When legal marijuana hits Canadian stores this October, …

Cannabis Industry

Florida OKs more money for medical pot regulation

Florida lawmakers added $13.3 million to the agency that regulates medical marijuana but not before expressing frustration for the not-so-smooth …

Drugs

Cannabis for medicinal use should be allowed, says Government drugs council

Doctors should be allowed to prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients in the UK, the official body which advises the Government on drugs has said.<p>The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) said there is "evidence of medicinal benefit of some of these products in certain circumstances" and …

Drugs

Pot Candies, Vaping Snuffed Out for Now in Canadian Legalization – Bloomberg

Pot Candies, Vaping Snuffed Out for Now in Canadian Legalization<p>Pot Candies, Vaping Snuffed Out for Now in Canadian Legalization<p>Pot Candies, Vaping …

Drugs

Oklahoma health department official sent threats to herself and blamed it on angry pot smokers

The Oklahoma Department of Health is fielding a lot of anger for over-regulating the 57 percent of the state that approved medical marijuana in a …

Liberal View

Policing of cannabis possession is largely accidental – and many officers don't think it makes a difference

The legal status of cannabis, and in particular its medicinal benefits, have been much debated in parliament and the press in recent months. During …

Drugs

Vote for Recreational Cannabis in Florida Gains Momentum | INN

A new report indicates an initiative in the state is seeking to add a ballot on recreational cannabis for the 2020 elections.<p><b>Call for legalization of</b> …

Drugs

Marijuana Industry Faces Challenging Tax Regime

The Tenth Circuit had bad news for most of the state legal pot industry in its recent decision-Alpenglow Botanicals LLC. Some of the service providers to the industry might not be that disappointed, though. That is probably a reflection of Reilly’s Third Law of Tax Practice - <i>Any reasonably complex</i> …

Drugs

This Overlooked Pot Stock Continues to Make Hugely Profitable Deals

Surprisingly, this marijuana stock isn't located in Canada!<p>In roughly three months from now -- Oct. 17, to be precise -- the green flag will wave on …

Investing

Marijuana bills increasingly focus on social justice

State lawmakers and advocates pushing to legalize marijuana this year aren’t just touting legalization as a way to raise tax revenue and regulate an …

Drugs

The Rise of the Ganja Sommelier

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, the green rush is upon us and with it, a new profession: The Ganja …

Entrepreneurship

Tilray CEO: Surging Cannabis Industry Is a Threat to Food and Drug Players

Lookout old guard food and drug companies, the surging cannabis industry is coming for your consumers.<p>"This industry [cannabis] is disrupting the …

Drugs

Home Alone's Macaulay Culkin gallivanted around Denver with stops at Casa Bonita and VooDoo Doughnut

Check for booby traps, Denver. Kevin McAllister is in town.<p>Macaulay Culkin is best known for his role as the clever robber-combating McAllister in …

Drugs

Why Wine And Spirits Wholesalers Are Speaking Out About Marijuana Legalization

Weed and wine can coexist, it seems. On July 12, the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) released a statement asserting their support for a state’s right to legalize cannabis. The trade organization, which represents the wholesale tier of the wine industry and provides members with …

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Cannabis perfume 'set to become the scent of the summer'

Cannabis has become so ubiquitous that its smell is now being bottled and sold as "the scent of the summer" by one of Britain's biggest perfume retailers.<p>The Perfume Shop has become the first on the high street to sell Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Men Party Fever, a cannabis themed scent which the shop …

Drugs

AAP govt to set up 500 fever clinics

The Delhi government will now ensure good inter-sectoral cross-border coordination with neighbouring States and districts so that control measures …

India

Synthetic pot crisis strains District's Fire and Emergency Services Department

D.C. first responders are scrambling to deal with a surge of overdoses attributable to a “bad batch” of synthetic marijuana, known as “K2” or …

Emergency Medicine

Hubert Plaza

The location of Montreal’s first cannabis shop has been released: it will be at Saint-Hubert Plaza.<p>The Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) announced …

Canada

Contaminated synthetic cannabis threatens blood supply, FDA says

Synthetic cannabis products such as K2 and “spice” are being contaminated with a rat poison ingredient that threatens not only people who use them, but also the blood supply as a whole, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.<p>Hundreds of people in 10 states have shown up in hospitals with …

FDA

Thailand Leads Asia in Legalizing Medical Marijuana

<b>Thailand could be the first Asian country to legalize medical cannabis, a move it hopes will re-establish its position in the economy it dominated</b> …

Drugs

Condos rushing to ban pot smoking before legalization, leaving some residents fuming

TORONTO — Gerald Major goes out on the back balcony of his condo several times a day, leaning against the wall and smoking or vaping medicinal …

Drugs