Steve Monas

May 10, 2019

Toronto Police Seize $17 Million in Drugs During Large-Scale Bust

Nearly 29 kilograms of powder cocaine and 20 kilograms of phenacetin to cut it with. Almost 700 kilograms of the crystal methamphetamine precursor ephedrine and a sizable amount of ketamine and crystal meth. About $308,000 in cash, likely proceeds from selling drugs. And exactly 3,905 […]
May 10, 2019

Chuck Schumer, Hakeem Jeffries Reintroduce Bill to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

Another year, another federal marijuana decriminalization bill proposal? It’s starting to seem that way for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who has joined forces with New York representative Hakeem Jeffries on Schumer’s second decriminalization bill in two years. “The Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act is […]
May 10, 2019

Medical Cannabis Makes Every Day Special for This Mom

Two years after Florida legalized medical cannabis, her son has gone from 300 seizures a day to one per week. The post Medical Cannabis Makes Every Day Special for This Mom appeared first on Leafly.
May 10, 2019

How True Terpenes Prepares for the Future of Terpene Testing

True Terpenes employs a team of compliance officers to monitor developing regulations around terpenes and ensure the company’s practices are prepared to meet tomorrow’s standards. The post How True Terpenes Prepares for the Future of Terpene Testing appeared first on Leafly.
May 10, 2019

Louisville, Kentucky Lawmakers Propose Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

Members of the Louisville, Kentucky city council introduced a proposed ordinance on Wednesday that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana the lowest law enforcement priority for the city’s police department. The proposal was filed by four Democratic members of the Louisville Metro Council, […]
May 9, 2019

How to Become a Medical Marijuana Patient in Arizona

Arizona voters narrowly passed Proposition 203, or the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA), with 50.1% of the vote in 2010, legalizing the medical use of cannabis. The measure went into effect on April 14, 2011, making Arizona the 14th U.S. state to adopt a medical […]
May 9, 2019

Attorneys General from 33 States Call for Passage of Cannabis Banking Bill

Attorneys general from 33 states and five federal territories called for passage of a bill pending in the U.S. Congress that would allow legal cannabis businesses access to the banking industry. In a letter sent to congressional leaders on Wednesday, the National Association of Attorneys […]
May 9, 2019

Debunking 5 Cannabis Stock Images

Cannabis stock images are being used more and more with the expanding market, but a lot of them are wrong and perpetuate misconceptions about the plant. Here we debunk some common images of the plant. The post Debunking 5 Cannabis Stock Images appeared first on […]
May 8, 2019

Here Are 10 Cannabis Products Mom Will Love (And Actually Use)

Cannabis is moving towards accessibility to the masses. The masses include your mama. Cute, balanced, and eclectic products that contain both THC and cannabidiol (CBD) are a great way to show Mom you care about her wellness and health, and that you think she’s cool […]
May 8, 2019

How CBD Companies Are Preparing for the Future of Compliance

CBD products are lightly regulated right now, but that won’t be the case forever. Here’s how companies like Core CBD are working to prepare ahead of time for a more closely watched industry. The post How CBD Companies Are Preparing for the Future of Compliance […]