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January 21st, 2020

Oklahoma Makes Record Revenue With Marijuana Tax Dollars

In a big win for state coffers, Oklahoma has made a record revenue with medical marijuana tax dollars over the past year and a half…

January 20th, 2020

Cuomo Vows To Legalize Marijuana In 2020

New Yorkers may be feeling a bit of deja vu as Gov. Andrew Cuomo vows to legalize marijuana in 2020. New Yorkers remember a similar…

January 17th, 2020

Cops Are Using ‘Nasal Ranger’ To Target Marijuana Users

In another blatant attempt to stigmatize marijuana use and the plant itself, cops are using the ‘Nasal Ranger’ to target marijuana users. The Michigan town…

January 17th, 2020

Focus on opioids and cannabis in chronic pain media coverage

New Zealand media reports on chronic pain are focusing on treatments involving opioids and cannabis at the expense of best practice non-drug treatments, researchers have…

January 17th, 2020

Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy

A new study has definitively shown that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, during pregnancy has significant impact on placental and…

January 16th, 2020

Colorado Bill Protects Employees Who Use Pot Off The Clock

  A newly introduced Colorado bill aims to protect employees who use pot off the clock. The bill specifically “prohibits an employer from terminating an…

January 16th, 2020

Study sheds light on link between cannabis, anxiety and stress

A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions,…

January 16th, 2020

Tennessee Bill Proposes To Decriminalize Marijuana

  Amidst the wave of marijuana reform expected this year, a recent Tennessee bill proposes to decriminalize marijuana possession statewide and give voters the chance…

January 15th, 2020

College students use more marijuana in states where it's legal, but they binge drink less

Marijuana use among college students has been trending upward for years, but in states that have legalized recreational marijuana, use has jumped even higher. A…

January 15th, 2020

Impaired driving — even once the high wears off

Researchers have discovered that recreational marijuana use affects driving ability even when users are not intoxicated. Cannabis users had more accidents, drove at higher speeds,…

January 14th, 2020

Hawaii Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana

2020’s off to an explosive start as Hawaii officially decriminalizes marijuana possession. On Saturday, Jan. 11, a bill to decriminalize low-level cannabis possession that passed…

January 13th, 2020

Congress Set To Debate Two Marijuana Legalization Bills

A newly released briefing memo obtained by Marijuana Moment shows that Congress is set to debate two marijuana legalization bills and other cannabis research reform…

January 11th, 2020

Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Job Market In America

It may not come as a surprise to many people that marijuana is the fastest-growing job market in America, especially with a growing acceptance of…

January 10th, 2020

Colorado Has Made More Than $1 Billion From Marijuana Sales

Colorado, one of the first states to legalize adult-use marijuana, has made more than $1 billion from legal marijuana sales according to the latest reports.…

January 9th, 2020

Marijuana detected in homicide victims nearly doubles

Researchers assessed the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims and found that the prevalence of marijuana almost doubled, increasing from 22…

January 8th, 2020

Why Does CBD Work Better With THC?

If you’re a casual or regular CBD user, you’ve probably heard of the benefits of other cannabinoids and have wondered why CBD works better with…

January 7th, 2020

South Dakota Puts Marijuana Legalization on the 2020 Ballot

2020 looks to be a breakout year for the country after South Dakota put marijuana legalization on the 2020 ballot. Marijuana Moment reports that on…

January 6th, 2020

Regular Cannabis Use Linked To More Sex

A 2018 study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine found that regular cannabis use was linked to more sexual frequency compared to non-users. The…

January 5th, 2020

Top 7 Cannabis Stocks in 2019

  Although 2019 was not a great year for cannabis stocks, there were some that did very well considering the ups and downs that most…

January 5th, 2020

These States Are Likely to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in 2020

The 2020 year looks promising for the marijuana industry and these states are likely to legalize recreational cannabis in 2020. There are a many US…

January 4th, 2020

LAX Airport Won’t Confiscate Marijuana In Your Carry-On

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) made waves in September 2018 when they announced they wouldn’t confiscate low amounts of marijuana in passengers’ carry-on luggage. Instead,…

January 4th, 2020

Illinois Draws $3.2 Million in Legal Pot Sales on First Day

Illinois retailers drew $3.2 million in legal pot sales on the first day of sales in 2020. More than 77,000 customers braved the long, first-day…

January 2nd, 2020

Study Says CBD Improves Chemotherapy Results

Last year, a new study published in the journal Oncogene found that CBD improved chemotherapy results in mice with pancreatic cancer. Mice that were given…

January 2nd, 2020

Nevada Is First State to Ban Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

In an effort to increase cannabis accessibility and reduce legal penalties for using medical marijuana, Nevada became the first state to ban pre-employment marijuana testing…

December 31st, 2019

Tulsa woman opens marijuana-based bakery after medical marijuana saves her life

A Tulsa woman opens marijuana-based bakery after medical marijuana saves her life, Tiffanie Dartez has multiple sclerosis and says she struggles awfully with chronic pain,…

December 30th, 2019

Cannabis in Florida: A Year In Review and Forecast for 2020

If you’re interested in Florida’s rapidly growing cannabis market, here’s a year in review and forecast for 2020. 2019 was a massive success for Florida’s…

December 28th, 2019

Bernie Sanders Plans to Legalize Marijuana By Executive Order

Back in August 2018, presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders candidly announced bold plans to legalize marijuana by executive order if elected. In an…

December 27th, 2019

World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling Marijuana

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended rescheduling marijuana, its resin, and its therapeutic compounds. A body of health experts from around the…

December 24th, 2019

Colorado Allows School Nurses to Give Medical Marijuana at School

At the beginning of 2018, Colorado lawmakers passed a bill that allows school nurses to give medical marijuana at school. HB18-1286 allows school personnel to…

December 24th, 2019

Marijuana Recipes for Vegans on Christmas

Marijuana recipes for vegans on Christmas can easily include vegan alternatives to dairy and meat such as vegan cannabutter and oil. This holiday season, invite…

December 23rd, 2019

San Francisco Expunged Cannabis Convictions Dating to 1975

At the beginning of 2019, history was made when the San Francisco District Attorney’s office expunged cannabis convictions dating to 1975 with the help of…

December 21st, 2019

Scientists discover medicinal cannabis substitute for treating Parkinson's disease

A drug that provides the benefits obtained from medicinal cannabis without the ‘high’ or other side effects may help to unlock a new treatment for…

December 20th, 2019

Cannabis Legalization Could Reduce Opioid Deaths

A new report published in the Journal of Health Economics suggests that cannabis legalization could reduce opioid deaths in the United States. The paper titled…

December 20th, 2019

Cooking with Cannabis for Christmas

Cooking with cannabis for Christmas will put you in a merry spirit this holiday season. For a chill and hazy celebration, you can infuse a…

December 18th, 2019

Kentucky lawmakers propose bill to legalize marijuana

A bill to legalize marijuana has been pre-filed in Kentucky. The proposed plan is to use the revenue generated from it to help fund Kentucky’s…

December 18th, 2019

How to weed out underqualified cannabis training schools

With such a rise in interest in cannabis careers, there are more and more cannabis training schools popping up across the USA and Canada. It…

December 17th, 2019

Petition Filed to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in Oklahoma

A petition has been filed to legalize recreational cannabis in Oklahoma. The petition was filed on December 12th, and it is known as State Question…

December 17th, 2019

Cannabis Legalization Could Create One Million Jobs

A 2018 report titled Cannabis in the U.S. Economy: Jobs, Growth, and Tax Revenue by New Frontier Data found that cannabis legalization could create one…

December 17th, 2019

Marlboro Owner Altria Invested $1.8 Billion in Cronos Group

One of the biggest investment moments in the cannabis industry came last year when Marlboro owner Altria invested $1.8 billion in Cronos Group, a leading…

December 16th, 2019

Zambia Legalizes Marijuana Growing

Zambia legalizes marijuana growing! The Zambian government approved a proposal to legalize the production of cannabis. Marijuana production will be restricted though for exports and…