Steve Monas

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 […]
May 8, 2019

Louisiana House Approves Hemp Legislation — But Does It Go Far Enough?

The Louisiana House unanimously passed a bill to make hemp cultivation legal on Wednesday — but advocates continue to point out that the legislation does not go far enough to provide clarity in the state’s legal system. Given recent law enforcement policing of CBD distributors, […]
May 7, 2019

Passing Joints, Not Judgement: A Discussion on Art, Body Positivity, Mental Health, and Cannabis

Dina Rodriguez makes art that entertains, engages and inspires people by promoting mental health, body positivity, and cannabis. She travels the country giving talks and workshops guiding students on the art of making a living from your passion. Weedmaps News sat down with Rodriguez at […]
May 7, 2019

30 Members of Congress Urge DEA to “Speed Up” Medical Cannabis Research

Thirty members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to the leaders of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Department of Justice on Tuesday, calling on the federal agencies to speed up research into the medical uses of cannabis. The letter was signed by a […]
May 7, 2019

What Are You Smoking Episode 80: Viola CEO Al Harrington

Retired NBA star turned cannabis entrepreneur Al Harrington joins the show to talk about Viola—both the brand he leads and grandma that inspired him to start it.  The post What Are You Smoking Episode 80: Viola CEO Al Harrington appeared first on Leafly.
May 6, 2019

Governor of Illinois Reveals Plan to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker ran on a pro-pot platform and made cannabis legalization a priority when elected to office last year. Now, it seems like he may be making good on his promises to voters; local news channel WQAD 8 reports that on Saturday in […]
May 6, 2019

Illinois Releases Timeline, Social Equity Plans for Legalizing Marijuana

The governor of Illinois and key lawmakers released long-awaited details of a marijuana legalization plan on May 4, 2019. The state is seen by cannabis reform supporters as one of the movement’s strongest opportunities to end prohibition in 2019. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker campaigned on […]
May 6, 2019

Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad

Gov. JB Pritzker’s Senate Bill 7 would grant broad personal freedoms and learns the lessons of past legalization. The post Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad appeared first on Leafly.
May 5, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 27-May 2

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 27-May 2 appeared first on Leafly.