Steve Monas

May 31, 2019

Vancouver City Council Debates Cannabis Sales in Downtown Eastside

Even before legalization, Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has excluded medical cannabis clinics. The post Vancouver City Council Debates Cannabis Sales in Downtown Eastside appeared first on Leafly.
May 31, 2019

New Hampshire Senate Delays Action on Marijuana Legalization Bill

Throughout much of this year, New Hampshire lawmakers have been considering a bill to legalize recreational weed. But now, after some initial successes, the bill has now stalled out. Yesterday, the New Hampshire Senate referred the bill back to the Judiciary Committee and voted to […]
May 31, 2019

¿Una boda de marihuana? Te contamos como hacerlo

Era una tarde de miércoles, 60 personas se reunieron en la antigua residencia de Frank Sinatra en Woodland Hills para presenciar a Jeff y Serena Baleja caminar al altar. Pero su boda estaba lejos de ser convencional. Después de que Jeff y Serena se besaron […]
May 30, 2019

Ben & Jerry’s Wants to Make CBD Ice Cream, But Can It?

Ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s announced that it hopes to sell CBD-infused pints of ice cream. That is, once the FDA determines how cannabidiol legality will work for food and beverages. In a May 30, 2019, blog post, Ben & Jerry’s said it is […]
May 30, 2019

140 People Scheduled to Testify on First Day of FDA Hearings on CBD

When the word dropped that the federal government was interested in knowing our conclusions on CBD, it seems to have spurred a wave of action. 140 people are signed up to testify at tomorrow’s public hearing in Silver Spring, Maryland, where agency representatives will consider […]
May 30, 2019

Alberta Lifts Ban on Licensing New Cannabis Stores

The province returns to processing existing retail applications. The post Alberta Lifts Ban on Licensing New Cannabis Stores appeared first on Leafly.
May 29, 2019

The Best CBD Gummies for Pain, Anxiety, and Sleep

When it comes to convenience and ease of use, there’s not much that can compare to CBD gummies. Toss them in your backpack, work bag, gym bag or your pocket — but watch out for melting! — CBD gummies have risen in popularity because they […]
May 29, 2019

Iowa Lawmakers Plan Attempt to Override Veto of Medical Marijuana Expansion

Two Democratic lawmakers in Iowa are calling for a special legislative session to override last week’s veto of a medical marijuana expansion bill by Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds. On Friday, Reynolds vetoed a bill (House File 732) that would make more patients eligible to use […]
May 29, 2019

Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization

Why? Younger adult workers might be using less alcohol, opioids in medical cannabis states. The post Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization appeared first on Leafly.
May 28, 2019

Report: Government Saves Money if it Allows Marijuana Business Banking

The federal government would save money if a bipartisan bill to give marijuana businesses access to banks is approved, according to a report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on May 24, 2019. The legislation, which cleared the House Financial Services Committee in a […]