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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 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…

December 12th, 2019

SpaceX Will Send Hemp and Coffee To Space

  In another giant step for mankind, SpaceX will send hemp and coffee to space. In conjunction with the Colorado-based Front Range Biosciences, a SpaceX…

December 11th, 2019

Credit Unions Can Now Hire People With Drug Convictions

  The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has adopted a new progressive policy stating that credit unions can now hire people with past drug convictions.…

December 11th, 2019

Best Cannabis Christmas Gifts 2019

  It’s the season of joy and giving, so why not surprise your cannabis-friendly loved ones with these suggestions for the best cannabis Christmas gifts…

December 11th, 2019

Major League Baseball Lifts Ban on Marijuana

  Wow, Major league baseball lifts ban on marijuana! Cannabis is legal now in Major League Baseball (MLB). The league is lifting its ban on…

December 10th, 2019

Best Cannabis Strains for Christmas 2019

It’s time to pull out your favorite pipe or bong to smoke the best cannabis strains for Christmas 2019. From pine-scented to vanilla-infused strains, this…

December 9th, 2019

Brazil Approves Medical Cannabis and Hemp Rules

The international cannabis market continues to grow after Brazil recently approved medical cannabis and hemp rules. On Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, ANVISA, the country’s National Agency…

December 5th, 2019

Willie Nelson gives up Smoking Marijuana

Did you ever think you’d see the day that Willie Nelson gives up smoking marijuana? Well, apparently that day has come! The country music legend…

December 5th, 2019

11 Best Stoner Movies for Christmas

Light up the fireplace, gather your favorite holiday snacks, and watch the best stoner movies for Christmas with the help from this list full of…

December 5th, 2019

CBD-Rich Marijuana May Treat Multiple Symptoms of Autism

In the latest study on the health effects of cannabis, new research published in the journal Frontiers in Neurologyfound that CBD-rich marijuana may treat multiple…

December 3rd, 2019

Minnesota Approves New Stores, Conditions, and Delivery Methods

In what appears to be the most significant program expansion since its launch, Minnesota approved new stores, conditions, and delivery methods for valid medical cardholders.…

December 3rd, 2019

Michigan’s First-Day Recreational Cannabis Sales are Strong

It’s no surprise that Michigan’s first-day recreational cannabis sales were strong this past Sunday, Dec. 1, marking the inauguration of the state’s adult-use market. Starting…

December 2nd, 2019

Michigan Pot Sales Have Started And Illinois Is Next

The country is celebrating now that Michigan pot sales have started and Illinois is next. As of Sunday, Dec. 1st, just after 10 a.m., adult-use…

November 30th, 2019

DEA To Grow 3.2 Million Grams Of Cannabis In 2020

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) plans to grow 3,200,000 grams of cannabis for research purposes in 2020. This is a 30 percent increase from how…

November 29th, 2019

The Best Cannabis Black Friday Deals 2019

If you’re an avid budget cannabis consumer, you’ll love these best cannabis Black Friday deals for 2019. It’s that special time of year when you…

November 28th, 2019

Cookies weed strains to be sold in Chicago

Cannabis grown by a California-based company, Cookies Enterprises, will soon be available for purchase in Chicago at local Chicago dispensaries. The Cookies strains are flying…

November 26th, 2019

500 POUNDS OF TURKEY DONATED ON BEHALF OF LEGAL MARIJUANA INDUSTRY

Three hundred people will enjoy turkeys donated by a local marijuana industry trade group, The Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network. The cannabis trade group is…

November 26th, 2019

Cannabis-Infused Thanksgiving Dinner

A cannabis-infused Thanksgiving dinner can elevate traditional and mouthwatering holiday dishes into a new and magical experience. If you’re interested in incorporating cannabinoids or terpenes…

November 26th, 2019

Marijuana Reduces Migraine and Headache Pain By Almost Half

In a promising step for people who suffer from headaches, a study published in the Journal of Pain found that marijuana reduces migraine and headache…

November 26th, 2019

3 Recreational Cannabis Shops to open in Michigan on December 1st

Michigan is set to have 3 recreational cannabis stores to open on December 1st. The state issued recreational cannabis licenses to an additional 2 businesses…

November 25th, 2019

Thailand Plans to Allow Citizens to Grow and Sell Cannabis

In an effort to keep up the country’s medical cannabis industry momentum, Thailand plans to allow citizens to grow and sell up to six cannabis…

November 22nd, 2019

Marijuana Stocks Way Up after Cannabis Legalization Bill Approved

  Marijuana stocks are way up after a U.S. congressional committee just approved a bill that would comprehensively end the federal prohibition of cannabis! This is…

November 22nd, 2019

Top Cannabis Strains to Pair with Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Elevate your holiday experience with these top cannabis strains to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner. When paired with classic dishes such as an herb-encrusted roasted…