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October 20th, 2021

Baltimore No Drug Possession Arrest Policy is Working; Naloxone Shortages, Price Hikes Amid Overdose Surge, More… (10/19/21)

The South Dakota legislature continues to tangle with marijuana policy, Pennsylvania's Republican-led legislature is dithering on making fentanyl test strips legal, and more.Marijuana…

October 19th, 2021

Teacher Arrested After Student Pulls Cannabis Edibles From Prize Box

A teacher in South Carolina was arrested for allegedly giving edibles to students as prizes. No students consumed the product. The post Teacher Arrested After…

October 19th, 2021

Miguel Unveils Nitrogen-Powered Cannabis Drink You Can See in Action

The singer took upon an executive role and called the drink a “game-changer” in sustainability and technology. The post Miguel Unveils Nitrogen-Powered Cannabis Drink You…

October 19th, 2021

Virginia Has Sealed 64,000 Cannabis Distribution Charges

Virginia just sealed thousands of low-level cannabis charges in line with the newly pro-cannabis attitude of the state. The post Virginia Has Sealed 64,000 Cannabis…

October 19th, 2021

DEA Unveils Massive Increase in Research Quotas for Marijuana, Psychedelics, More… (10/18/21)

A leading Florida Democratic gubernatorial contender calls for marijuana legalization, a Maine law easing up on needle possession goes into effect, and more.     …

October 18th, 2021

Arizona’s Social Equity Cannabis Program Takes Shape

Arizona takes action toward ensuring social equity in the state’s cannabis industry. The post Arizona’s Social Equity Cannabis Program Takes Shape appeared first on High…

October 18th, 2021

U.S. Department of Agriculture Mails Out First Ever Hemp Survey

The “Hemp Acreage and Production Survey” is the first of its kind and will allow the USDA to collect data about hemp harvests in the…

October 18th, 2021

New Licenses Awarded to Expand Cannabis Industry in New Jersey

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission has agreed to issuing 14 new medical cannabis licenses in the state. The post New Licenses Awarded to Expand…

October 18th, 2021

Minnesota Denies Coverage of Medical Marijuana for Injured Workers

Minnesota is not paying for medical marijuana for injured workers, a move that is angering advocates across the state. The post Minnesota Denies Coverage of…

October 16th, 2021

Democratic Candidates for Florida Governor Vow to Legalize Marijuana

If Florida ends up with a democratic governor this time around, the odds are looking more than good for legal cannabis. The post Democratic Candidates…

October 16th, 2021

CDC Reports Record Drug Overdose Toll, UN Report on Arbitrary Detention in War on Drugs, More… (10/15/21)

Baltimore drug arrests are down dramatically thanks to a policy shift by the local prosecutor, Virginia has sealed the records of more than 64,000 small-time…

October 15th, 2021

Cheech and Chong on New Comic Book Chronicles: A Brief History of Weed with Z2 Comics

The new comic book illustrates a fictionalized version of pot’s influence on historical figures throughout time. The post Cheech and Chong on New Comic Book…

October 15th, 2021

Oregon County Declares State of Emergency Due to Illegal Grows

Oregon is fed up with the amount of illegal cannabis grows in the state—so much so, the state has declared a sate of emergency. The…

October 15th, 2021

Canopy Growth to Acquire Wana Brands in $300M Deal

Canopy Growth is set to acquire Wana Brands, a huge move for the leading edibles company as it moves into the future. The post Canopy…

October 15th, 2021

Riot Fest Brought the Good Vibes and a Love of Cannabis to Chicago

Riot Fest turned up the vibes and the smoking anthems this year, giving everyone some much-needed live music. The post Riot Fest Brought the Good…

October 15th, 2021

Book Review: The Dope [FEATURE]

The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug Trade by Benjamin T. Smith (2021, W.W. Norton, 462 pp, $30 HB)[image:1 align:left]This past weekend, top-level…

October 14th, 2021

San Francisco Strengthens Cannabis Social Equity Program

San Fransisco is further backing up its social equity program with a new measure that will help the city get back on its feet after…

October 14th, 2021

SD Activists Begin 2022 Marijuana Legalization Initiative Drive, Report on Racial Disparities in State Prisons, More… (10/13/21)

A pair of GOP Ohio lawmakers prepares a marijuana legalization bill, the Sentencing Project releases a new report on differential racial incarceration rates in the…

October 13th, 2021

Hip-Hop Mogul Jay-Z Invests in Cannabis Retail Platform Flowhub

Jay-Z if officially backing Flowhub, a much-needed platform that allows legal cannabis transactions to be done without cash. The post Hip-Hop Mogul Jay-Z Invests in…

October 13th, 2021

Mississippi ‘Not Quite Ready’ to Implement Medical Cannabis

Mississippi is still holding off on having a special session of the Legislature to implement medical cannabis. The post Mississippi ‘Not Quite Ready’ to Implement…

October 13th, 2021

Burb, Green Label and Coffee & Kush: Partnership over Competition

Building the Cannabis Avengers with Burb, Green Label, and Jason ‘Problem’ Martin’s Coffee & Kush, connecting Canada and California. The post Burb, Green Label and…

October 13th, 2021

Booker & Warren Call on DOJ to Deschedule Marijuana; US & Mexico Meet to Forge New Relations on Crime & Drugs, More… (10/12/21)

California's governor vetoes a "contingency management" drug treatment bill, a pair of progressive senators call on the Justice Department to deschedule marijuana, and more.[image:1 align:left…

October 12th, 2021

Cannabis has been legal almost 3 years, yet retailers say banks are shutting them out

As the third anniversary of Canada’s legalization of cannabis approaches, retailers say they continue to struggle to find access to basic financial services from banks.

October 12th, 2021

First Nevada Cannabis Dispensary Approved at Border of Idaho

A Nevada dispensary on the Idaho border is raising eyebrows in the more conservative border state, but it was only a matter of time. The…

October 12th, 2021

Man to be Hanged in Singapore for Importing About Two Pounds of Pot

Questions arise whether or not Singapore police coerced the defendant into his admission. The post Man to be Hanged in Singapore for Importing About Two…

October 12th, 2021

Senators Call on AG Merrick Garland to Decriminalize Cannabis

Senators are petitioning the attorney general to finally decriminalize cannabis on a federal level, something advocates feel is long overdue. The post Senators Call on…

October 12th, 2021

Los Angeles County Earmarks $5M to Combat Illicit Cannabis

Los Angeles is putting aside money to fight back against illicit cannabis grows in the region, which continue to be a problem. The post Los…

October 11th, 2021

California Governor Gavin Newsom Vetoes Cannabis Billboard Bill

The governor nixed Assembly Bill 1302, citing protections on youth from exposure to cannabis billboards. The post California Governor Gavin Newsom Vetoes Cannabis Billboard Bill…

October 11th, 2021

Illicit Cannabis Grow Op Discovered in Oregon

An illicit grow op was discovered in Oregon, causing authorities to dig in and look further into the black market. The post Illicit Cannabis Grow…

October 11th, 2021

Oregon State University Hemp Center Receives $10M Grant

Oregon State University’s Hemp Center just received a major grant to continue much-needed hemp research. The post Oregon State University Hemp Center Receives $10M Grant…

October 9th, 2021

Breast milk of marijuana users does not hurt short-term health of early premature infants, long-term effects still unknown

Researchers compared early preterm infants who were fed breast milk from THC-positive mothers to those who were fed either formula or breast milk from THC-negative…

October 9th, 2021

Petition to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis Filed in Oklahoma

Oklahoma has a petition out that would legalize medical cannabis for adult use in the state, a dream for cannabis enthusiasts. The post Petition to…

October 9th, 2021

NY Governor Signs Package of Bills Aimed at Curbing OD Crisis, CA Governor Signs Hemp Regulation Bill, More… (10/8/21)

Another poll has two-thirds support for freeing the weed, Oklahoma activists file initative petitions to legalize marijuana, and more.Marijuana PolicyYet Another Poll Finds…

October 8th, 2021

Most Affected: Seven Years After Leaving The Game, Community Leader Anthony Alegrete Gets Snagged

Anthony Alegrete was arrested seven years after he was involved in a nonviolent cannabis crime, which strengthened his dedication to advocacy and community service through…

October 8th, 2021

NBA Won’t Randomly Test Athletes for Cannabis During 75th Season

The NBA is making history—during the upcoming season, it won’t be randomly testing for cannabis, just for performance-enhancing drugs. The post NBA Won’t Randomly Test…

October 7th, 2021

California Legalizes Smokable Hemp and Food Sales in Historic Bill

Assembly Bill 45 is the long-awaited answer to hemp regulations in the state. The post California Legalizes Smokable Hemp and Food Sales in Historic Bill…

October 7th, 2021

The Latest IRS Initiative Could Positively Impact Cannabis

A new initiative from the IRS could have a big impact on cannabis, as it could finally help with the tax breaks the industry needs.…

October 7th, 2021

Search for Marijuana on Amtrak Train Leads to Deadly Shooting in Arizona

A deadly shooting on an Amtrak train over contraband cannabis has left the Arizona and law enforcement community reeling. The post Search for Marijuana on…

October 7th, 2021

Seattle Psychedelic Decriminalization, OH Towns to Vote on Marijuana Decrim Initiatives, More… (10/5/21)

The Philippine government tries to look like it is doing something about human rights abuses in its drug war, Bolivian coca grower factions continue to…

October 7th, 2021

DEA Agent Killed in Tucson Died Enforcing Pot Prohibition, MI Opioid Treatment Bills Get Hearing, More… (10/6/21)

A crack appears in Pennsylvania Republicans' opposition to legalizing marijuana, that DEA agent killed in Tucson on Monday died enforcing pot prohibition, and more. [image:1 align:left…