NRA selects notorious cocaine kingpin as its president
The NRA does not stand up for legal marijuana patients or adult consumer’s Second Amendment right to bear arms but the nation’s strongest gun lobby has hired a notorious cocaine trafficker to stand up for the gun rights of people on the national terror watch list. Conservative pundit and one of the architects behind the […]
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BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based cannabis data leader, lands $3.5 million investment
Boulder's BDS Analytics, a leading data repository for the cannabis industry, just landed a cash infusion to fuel its ambitions of national and international expansion.
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Cannabusiness offers jobs to cannabis-convicts
A marijuana conviction might not keep your from getting a job anymore — and it also might help you land a job at one of the fastest growing cannabis companies behind the ever popular “pre-roll” joints available in California. “We value hard work and dedication,” said Lowell Herb Co. CEO David Elias, whose cannabis company […]
Denver marijuana tech firm Baker gets scooped up in four-way merger, with IPO planned
Under a four-company merger announced Tuesday, Baker will serve as a key ingredient of Tilt Holdings Inc., a newly formed provider of an assortment of cannabis services, technologies and products to feed the mushrooming multibillion-dollar global cannabis industry.
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Bill proposed for VA to conduct cannabis research
United States Rep. Timothy Waltz (D-MN), with 39 bipartisan co-sponsors, has introduced legislation to facilitate federally-sponsored clinical research on the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana use among veterans. The federal DEA has long blocked or interfered with similar research in the private and academic sectors by either denying necessary research permits or failure to provide […]
Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes
A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn't come with a high.
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What's that smell? California flower town's shift to pot creates stink
This picturesque coastal town cradled by mountains and sandy shores is a scene out of a Southern California postcard. Residents of Carpinteria say they feel lucky to live in what they consider a slice of paradise.
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Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway
Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they've recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don't know enough about medicinal use.
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Rap video, social campaign targets teen pot smokers
New rap videos aimed at Los Angeles-area teens show a common high school scene: Young people hanging out at a party, empty beer cups strewn about and joints being fired up.
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Top Senate Democrat, Republican unite for hemp
United States Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced May 4 that he’s signing on as a cosponsor to an industrial hemp bill introduced and fast-tracked in April by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). The bipartisan bill would remove industrial hemp, defined as a cannabis crop containing less than 0.3 percent THC in the dried […]
Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March
Colorado marijuana shops sold a record $106 million in recreational marijuana during March 2018. In total the stores tallied up $135.2 million in sales during the month, up 3.7 percent from March 2017.
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Nearly 280 marijuana stores in Colorado suggested cannabis for pregnancy-related nausea, a new study shows. Health officials urge the opposite.
Colorado officials have long warned about the risks of using marijuana while pregnant -- including placing warning labels on cannabis packaging.
Frisco, Colorado to Vice Media: Don't smoke marijuana in public
Frisco's marketing department doesn't have a problem with Vice Media coming to town, but it would like the news and culture site to follow the rules if it returns to film another installment of its marijuana web series "Blunt Reviews."
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Legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts government revenue - a little, report says
A new report finds that legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts revenue for state and local governments, but not by much.
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Top 7 reasons to eat hempseed every day
The seeds of the hemp plant, cannabis sativa, have a nutritious center within a hard shell or hull. The kernels of these seeds are called hemp hearts or, sometimes, hemp nuts. Hemp seeds contain only slight traces of THC which is the primary active ingredient in cannabis. Due to this, they will not have a […]
Mass shifts regs on indoor cannabis electrical use
As Boston-area cities and towns gear up their application processes and local regulations for Massachusetts’ non-medical, adult-use marijuana licenses, at least one support group has commended the state agency for revising its lighting regulations for larger cultivators, those with more than 10,000 square feet of canopy. “We applaud the Cannabis Control Commission for working hard […]
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