Steve Monas

May 23, 2019

Federal Lawmakers Join Industry Advocates in Call for Equity

Advocates and legislators increasingly agree: Full cannabis legalization is right around the corner. For many, the next big issue is equality. The post Federal Lawmakers Join Industry Advocates in Call for Equity appeared first on Leafly.
May 22, 2019

Canada Pledging $24.5 Million to Fund Research on Cannabis and Health

The Canadian government wants to learn more about the health benefits and risks of marijuana use, ponying up a significant amount of money to help support research. On Wednesday, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research announced it would be dropping roughly $24.5 million to bolster […]
May 22, 2019

The Economist Cannabis Summit Comes to Toronto in June

The conference makes a case for legalizing cannabis across the globe. The post The Economist Cannabis Summit Comes to Toronto in June appeared first on Leafly.
May 22, 2019

Cannabis is Safer Alternative to Pain Medications, Several Studies Show

Chronic pain is an epidemic in the United States with more than 50 million people living with mild to intense discomfort every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some of this pain may be attributed to a sedentary lifestyle and […]
May 21, 2019

CBD Can Help Curb Heroin Cravings, New Study Finds

The findings suggest a role for CBD “in helping to break the cycle of addiction,” researchers at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital said. The post CBD Can Help Curb Heroin Cravings, New Study Finds appeared first on Leafly.
May 21, 2019

Descubriendo el boom del Cannabis en Colombia

Si estás al día con el estado de la industria internacional del cannabis, probablemente hayas escuchado que Colombia se está posicionando como el próximo centro importante para las exportaciones de cannabis. Con el clima y la geografía perfecta para el cultivo, los bajos costos de […]
May 21, 2019

Social Justice Becoming Focus of Marijuana Legalization Debate

Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted people of color and low-income communities. But social equity has been both a sticking point and selling point this year in New […]
May 20, 2019

Group of Irish Doctors Publish Letter Outlining Health Concerns About Cannabis

More than 20 doctors have sounded the alarm on Ireland’s march toward marijuana legalization, lamenting what they called a “one-sided discussion about cannabis.” The group of doctors, calling themselves the “Cannabis Risk Alliance,” voiced their concerns in a letter published Monday in the Irish Times; […]
May 20, 2019

Stockton University Offers All-Online Cannabis Business and Law Courses

A new online certificate program at Stockton University in Galloway Township, New Jersey, could open doors for students anywhere in the United States who are interested in working in the fledgling cannabis industry. The university’s Office of Continuing Studies in late April 2019 launched a […]
May 20, 2019

5 Powerful Stories Helping to Debunk Dispensary Myths

Former mayors, police officers, current city leaders, and operators speak their truths on the impact of local cannabis retail. The post 5 Powerful Stories Helping to Debunk Dispensary Myths appeared first on Leafly.