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Another Poll Has a Strong Majority for Marijuana Legalization, MO Veterans' Psilocybin Bill Advances, More… (4/19/24)

Another Poll Has a Strong Majority for Marijuana Legalization, MO Veterans’ Psilocybin Bill Advances, More… (4/19/24) Granite State lawmakers ponder a bevy of medical marijuana…

California County Mulls Reduction To Cannabis Cultivation Tax

Good news for Sonoma County growers. The post California County Mulls Reduction To Cannabis Cultivation Tax appeared first on High Times.

North Dakota Committee Files Ballot Measure To Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis

Advocates in North Dakota are taking another stab at recreational cannabis legalization. The post North Dakota Committee Files Ballot Measure To Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis appeared…

Blumenauer Honored for Marijuana Leadership, Sentencing Commission Ends Acquitted Conduct Punishments, More… (4/18/24)

Blumenauer Honored for Marijuana Leadership, Sentencing Commission Ends Acquitted Conduct Punishments, More… (4/18/24) That National Conference of State Legislatures reiterates its support for banking access…

Chemical found naturally in cannabis may reduce anxiety-inducing effects of THC, researchers show

New research adds to evidence that a chemical found naturally in cannabis can — in the right amounts — lessen the anxiety-inducing effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive sister chemical found in cannabis.

Killer Pharmacist Who Diluted Life-Saving Drugs To Be Freed From Prison

Robert Ray Courtney, a former pharmacist who was caught diluting life-saving drugs, will soon walk free. The post Killer Pharmacist Who Diluted Life-Saving Drugs To…

New York Cannabis Control Board Approves 101 New Adult-Use Licenses

With this new batch of licenses, the New York CCB has approved a total of 403 licenses in 2024 so far. The post New York…

Doctors Join Call To Regulate Intoxicating Hemp Cannabinoids

A group of doctors advocating for drug policy reform is calling for the regulation of hemp-derived intoxicating cannabinoids. The post Doctors Join Call To Regulate…

ND Legal Pot Initiative Filed, Amsterdam Mayor Calls for Regulated Cocaine, Ecstasy Sales, More… (4/16/24)

ND Legal Pot Initiative Filed, Amsterdam Mayor Calls for Regulated Cocaine, Ecstasy Sales, More… (4/16/24) The UN says Colombian coca cultivation is at an all-time…

Majority of Florida Voters Support Cannabis Legalization, Not Enough To Pass Measure

The most recent poll of Florida voters shows that recreational cannabis legalization still has majority support, but it may not be enough to exceed the…

Illinois Lawmakers Seek Ban on Intoxicating Hemp Products

Two Illinois bills to regulate hemp products have been introduced, including one that would ban delta-8 THC. The post Illinois Lawmakers Seek Ban on Intoxicating…

March Marks New High for Cannabis Sales in Michigan

Michigan collected a combined total of $289 million in sales in March, split between $286.8 in adult-use cannabis and $2.1 million in medical cannabis. The…

Is Your Tesla Self-Driving Car Narcing You Out?

A viral video from The Ramcharitar Law Firm claims that Tesla could be sharing camera data with the NYPD and other police departments across the…

NH Governor Won't Sign Legal Pot Bill As Is, CA Therapeutic Psychedelics Bill Advances, More… (4/16/24)

NH Governor Won’t Sign Legal Pot Bill As Is, CA Therapeutic Psychedelics Bill Advances, More… (4/16/24) There was some torture-style nastiness over failed drug tests…

California Task Force Seized $53 Million in Illegal Cannabis in Q1 2024

The Unified Cannabis Enforcement Taskforce revealed the most recent statistics of its ongoing mission to eliminate illegal cannabis activity throughout California. The post California Task…

Worker Fired After Hanging His Own Painting Next to Warhols at Modern Art Museum in Germany

An employee of Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich hung his own art next to Andy Warhol paintings; people are calling it a “reverse art heist.”…

NH House Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill, CA Methadone Access Bill Filed, More… (4/12/24)

NH House Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill, CA Methadone Access Bill Filed, More… (4/12/24) Customs and Border Patrol announces a new fentanyl crackdown, Sen. Cory Booker…

American Senior Arrested in Colombia for ‘Cannabis Tours’

Cannabis Jimmy distributed flyers advertising cannabis farm tours in Colombia. The post American Senior Arrested in Colombia for ‘Cannabis Tours’ appeared first on High Times.

Xzibit Opens Bel Air’s Only Cannabis Retail Store with Support for Students

Xzibit’s West Coast Cannabis plans a grand opening ceremony with a handful of events. The post Xzibit Opens Bel Air’s Only Cannabis Retail Store with…

U.K. Researchers Report Finding Xylazine in Illicit Weed Vapes

The powerful sedative xylazine is turning up in THC vapes and counterfeit pills, according to researchers in the U.K. The post U.K. Researchers Report Finding…

Alabama Bill Would Reboot Medical Cannabis Licensing Process

The goal of Senate Bill 306 is to “start from scratch” regarding cannabis licensing, which would mean invalidating any previous license approvals and starting over.…

RAW Rolling Papers Manufacturer Reigns Triumphant in Trademark Dispute

The appeals implications surrounding trademark infringement in the cannabis industry, and the legal definitions of rolling papers, are seismic. The post RAW Rolling Papers Manufacturer…

Senate Bill Calls for Action To Free Americans Detained in Russia

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin and 20 cosponsors speak out in defense of Americans who are still imprisoned because of “arbitrary” arrests. The post Senate…

Con Artist Invented Fictional Pot Businesses, Hemp Farm To Scam Over $18M

Con artist Mark Roy Anderson, 69, pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud involving several fake cannabis and CBD companies. The post Con Artist Invented…

German Officials Consider Cannabis Ban at Oktoberfest

Long live the crossfade! The post German Officials Consider Cannabis Ban at Oktoberfest appeared first on High Times.

Senate Democrats to Roll Out Marijuana Legalization Bill This Month, More… (4/10/24

Senate Democrats to Roll Out Marijuana Legalization Bill This Month, More… (4/10/24 A poll of marijuana consumers offers some hints about who they will vote…

New Report Shows Data on Positive Truck Driver Drug Tests

In 2023, there were fewer truck driver drug screenings, but also a higher number of drivers who refused to take the test. The post New…

75-Year-Old New Zealand Man Arrested for Growing 250 Illegal Weed Plants

News reports state that the individual once held a license to cultivate hemp in New Zealand, but it expired in 2021. The post 75-Year-Old New…

More Truck Drivers Refuse Drug Tests, KS Asset Forfeiture Reform Heads to Governor, More… (4/9/24)

More Truck Drivers Refuse Drug Tests, KS Asset Forfeiture Reform Heads to Governor, More… (4/9/24) Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin signs a bill protecting medical marijuana-using…

Street Renovation Begins in Denmark’s Christiania To Deter Illegal Cannabis Sales, Violence

Volunteers were invited to remove cobblestones from the famous street to make room for government-funded renovations and a fresh start. The post Street Renovation Begins…

Drone Drug Delivery Prison Operation in Georgia Leads to 150 Arrests of Inmates, Dirty Correctional Officers

Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced that a drone drug delivery operation serving prison inmates was shut down. The post Drone Drug Delivery Prison Operation…

Democrats Sense Opportunities in Florida With Weed, Abortion on the Ballot

Voters in Florida will see ballot measures to legalize adult-use cannabis and protect abortion rights in the general election, giving Democratic strategists hopes of winning…

Cognitive Decline Not Associated With Occasional Adolescent Cannabis Use

While heavy cannabis use may be a different story, new research finds that occasional cannabis use in adolescence does not result in cognitive differences compared…

Chronicle Mini-Book Mini-Review: A Weed Grows in Boston

Chronicle Mini-Book Mini-Review: A Weed Grows in Boston Once upon a time, marijuana was illegal in Massachusetts… Phillip Smith Sun, 04/07/2024 – 5:05pm A Weed…

FL Governor Warns Against Weed Initiative, Iran's Execution Binge, More… (4/5/24)

FL Governor Warns Against Weed Initiative, Iran’s Execution Binge, More… (4/5/24) A New York judge threw a scare into the state’s marijuana industry but all…

Announcing the High Times Cannabis Cup Michigan 2024

Get revved up for the High Times Cannabis Cup Michigan—back this year, better than ever. The post Announcing the High Times Cannabis Cup Michigan 2024…

New York Judge Strikes Down Cannabis Marketing Rules

State Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant struck down New York’s ban on third-party cannabis advertising, but the ruling only applies to marketing rules. The post…

New York Bill Would Revoke Illicit Pot Shops Liquor, Tobacco Licenses

A New York lawmaker’s proposal would deny the right to sell cigarettes, booze and lottery tickets to businesses that sell weed without a license. The…

MA Governor Pardons Pot Possession Offenders, AK Psychedelic Task Force Bill Advances, More… (4/4/24)

MA Governor Pardons Pot Possession Offenders, AK Psychedelic Task Force Bill Advances, More… (4/4/24) A New York bill aims to crack down on illicit weed…

Hawaii House Committee Declines Hearing for Rec Weed Measure, Killing Effort for 2024

There’s always next year, Hawaii. The post Hawaii House Committee Declines Hearing for Rec Weed Measure, Killing Effort for 2024 appeared first on High Times.