Featured Cannabis News Articles

Thursday, 14/11/19
If marijuana was regulated like tobacco and alcohol, the effects of the vaping illness would have been minimized. According to the latest findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vitamin E acetate is to blame for America’s vaping illness. The CDC found the chemical, used to dilute and extend THC vaping liquid products, in... + continue reading
Thursday, 14/11/19
Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program has passed a half-billion dollars in sales since it began dispensing the drug nearly two years ago. John Collins, director of the state’s Office of Medical Marijuana, said at an advisory board meeting Wednesday that about 147,000 people are certified to purchase medical marijuana at one of 72... + continue reading
Thursday, 14/11/19
A new poll conducted by the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis and CPASS by YouGov has shown the full extent of illicit cannabis use in the UK. The poll has revealed that 1.4 million Brits are using ‘street cannabis’ to treat chronic health conditions. The largest ever polling sample to date, it reveals that the incidence of use of using cannabis... + continue reading
Thursday, 14/11/19
Recreational marijuana shops could start selling product as soon as Dec. 1 after state regulators said Wednesday they could transfer some of their medical marijuana product to their new adult use supplies. The change has some industry stakeholders worried about medical marijuana shortages. Newly licensed recreational pot shop owners... + continue reading
Thursday, 14/11/19
When Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) announced it was joining forces with Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ), it made investors euphoric as they dreamt of what it could mean for the top pot stock in the world. Beverages were -- and still could be -- the next big thing in the industry, and so partnering with a big alcohol company that... + continue reading
Thursday, 14/11/19
In another landmark shift, as California’s cannabis industry evolves from an underground movement to a regulated market, state rules now require permit holders to undergo extensive safety training from the state’s arm of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Just like adjusting to licensing hurdles and... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Thursday, 14/11/19
Since this time last year, the number of medical marijuana patients in Florida has more than doubled. In fact, the state of Florida is the second-fastest-growing medical marijuana market in the... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Thursday, 14/11/19
In the four states where recreational marijuana was legal by 2016, there was a small uptick in cannabis use disorder among adults and teens, and a general rise in use by adults, a new study suggests... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

Colorado is the first state to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. + continue reading

Cannabis Business

Thursday, 14/11/19
Iowa farmers will have the opportunity next year to begin growing hemp. Late last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued regulations pertaining to the production of industrial hemp... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Thursday, 14/11/19
Thus far, 113 different cannabinoids have been isolated from the cannabis plant, and all we ever hear or talk about are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). Truth be told, they are... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Thursday, 14/11/19
In another landmark shift, as California’s cannabis industry evolves from an underground movement to a regulated market, state rules now require permit holders to undergo extensive safety training... + continue reading