July 12, 2019

American Eagle Jumps on the CBD Bandwagon

Plenty of Americans still don’t know the first thing about CBD, but that’s not stopping mainstream retailers from hawking it to consumers. Brands such as CVS, Martha Stewart, and Neiman Marcus have been selling the stuff for a while now, and apparel outlets Abercrombie & […]
July 12, 2019

The Winners of the 2019 Bay Area Cannabis Cup

Everyone put their best face—and flower—forward at the festival. Here are the winners of the 2019 Bay Area Cannabis Cup: Indica Flower Jesse Faatz 1st Place: C.R.A.F.T. – Dimepiece2nd Place: Topshelf Cultivation – Whoa-Si-Whoa3rd Place:North Country Pharms – Grape Jelly Donut Sativa Flower Jesse Faatz […]
July 12, 2019

Weed News Roundup: Jay-Z Comes to Caliva; Changes in Florida, Arkansas, N. Dakota

Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement July 9, 2019, that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva. His role will consist […]
July 11, 2019

A Visual Guide to Taking the Perfect Dab

Dabbing is an effective way to consume cannabis and also a great ritual. Similar to cooking a great meal or mixing a refreshing cocktail, the process of preparing and executing the perfect dab can be meditative and provide a moment to decompress. Like a baseball […]
July 11, 2019

¿Es la marihuana legal necesariamente segura?

Con el acceso legal al cannabis en expansión en los Estados Unidos, es seguro asumir que la marihuana que compra está en alza, ¿no? En la mayoría de los casos, sí, pero muchos continúan reprobando las pruebas y muchos las falsifican en el mercado. Esto […]
July 11, 2019

Study: Drug Rehab Experts Find Medical Marijuana Helpful, but with Risks

Ninety-three percent of Americans support legalizing medical marijuana. Now, thanks to new research, a sizable majority of substance abuse clinicians do, too. Even though drug misuse professionals broadly back cannabis’s medical value, they also see risks associated with its use. “While most participants agreed that […]
July 10, 2019

Why Hacktivists Say You Should Invest in Zig-Zags

Anonymous Analytics, the financially-minded faction of the hacktivist group Anonymous, has spent the past decade making a name for itself by digging through documents and exposing the nefarious practices of businesses such as private prisons and coal mines. “We use our talents to expose fraud […]
July 10, 2019

New York’s Weed Legalization Effort: What Went Wrong and Why

With the dust settled over New York’s failure to legalize adult-use marijuana, politicians, advocates, and opponents are speaking out on what went wrong and why. It looked like 2019 was New York‘s year to legalize marijuana. With a commanding Democratic majority of both houses of […]
July 10, 2019

Cannabis, The Divine Feminine: A Talk With Cannabis Sensuality Coach Carli Jo

The idea of ‘wellness’ has gone through many fads over the years. Some insist on solely ingesting organic foods, others hire personal trainers, hike religiously, go on yoga retreats or juice cleanses. This has shifted into a greater awareness on mental health. Therapy, mental health […]
July 9, 2019

Celebrate 710 With These Concentrates in Washington

(Leafly, loliputa/iStock) This article is brought to you by Vessel, vape pens obsessively engineered with unforgettable design and top-of-the-line performance in mind. The Evergreen State has some of the best cannabis around. Extract those beautiful flowers into liquid gold and you’ve got a recipe for a […]
July 9, 2019

Marijuana Makes Sex More Pleasurable for All Ages, Study Finds

Recent research has suggested that marijuana use can improve orgasms for women. Now, a new yet-to-be-published study says that men may also find their bedroom activities enhanced by cannabis. According to an abstract shared online, the study found “participants perceived that cannabis use increased their […]
July 9, 2019

High Folks: K CAMP’s Hot, Rare Approach To The Cannabis Industry

Shining like the Black Sun, K CAMP is the center of attention in the visuals for his latest single Lottery. Throughout the video, he invites us to keep our eyes on him, while a group of hip-hop dancers amplify the vibrations that accompany the hard […]
July 8, 2019

States That Legalized Marijuana Saw Underage Use Decline, Study Finds

Legalizing marijuana is associated with a decline in youth cannabis consumption, according to a new study in a journal published by the American Medical Association. The research, which analyzed federal data on marijuana use trends among 1.4 million high school students from 1993 to 2017, […]
July 8, 2019

Universidad israelí ofrece títulos universitarios en de cannabis medicinal

Israel se mantiene un paso adelante en el espacio de cannabis como es habitual al introducir un grado de especialización en cannabis. Una universidad en Israel pronto ofrecerá un título universitario en cannabis medicinal, convirtiéndose en la primera institución en el país en ofrecer tal […]
July 8, 2019

Youth Cannabis Use Drops 8% in Legal States, Study Finds

In a research letter published today in JAMA Pediatrics, a group of university economists found that cannabis use among youth has declined in states that adopted adult-use legalization. ‘Marijuana use among youth may actually decline after legalization for recreational purposes.’ JAMA Pediatrics The researchers used […]
July 5, 2019

Mark Adam Haggerty: How a Grow Op Leader Became the Voice of Independent Wrestling

The worlds of marijuana, pro wrestling, and politics have had their overlaps at times, but rarely have they all converged in one place for prolonged periods. That is until you meet Mark Adam Haggerty.  “I love to smoke and I love to watch wrestling. They […]
July 5, 2019

Weed Party @: Saucey Farms and Extracts Launch with Rapper Jim Jones

Weed Party @ is a column by Michelle Lhooq and Lindsay MaHarry, two self-described “weed party girls.” The goal of the column is simple: Determine whether the party was cool. On June 12, 2019, Lindsay partied with Jim Jones in a Beverly Hills mansion for […]
July 5, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From June 29-July 5

This week in Cannabis: Ontario announces a brand new license lottery for 50 new retail opportunities, Alberta leads the pack in legal cannabis consumption, and one Canadian company is working on CBD for horses. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada If […]
July 4, 2019

Massachusetts’ Newest Cannabis Shop Stresses Closeness to Local Growers

“I can’t actually smoke the strong pot that I make,” career stone mason Jon Piasecki admits. “It’s too much for me.” But customers of a western Massachusetts’ retail cannabis shop, Canna Provisions, will be able to take home some of Piasecki’s more potent products, or […]
July 4, 2019

The Roll-Up #94: Martha Washington Was A Hip, Hip Lady

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Episode 94: Martha Washington Was a Hip, Hip Lady This week in cannabis news: Hey baby, it’s the 4th of July. So we’re […]
July 4, 2019

Celebrate Independence Day With America’s Most Patriotic Plant

Our country owes a lot to cannabis sativa and its many varieties. From the stalks and seeds that produce fiber and food to the resinous trichomes that deliver THC, it’s truly an American treasure. Despite the 80-year Federal ban on cannabis, the plant is deeply […]
July 3, 2019

How to Make a Dab Rig Kit

As adult-use and medical cannabis legalization has led to a rapidly growing marijuana industry, there have been many innovations in the world of weed, but arguably none among them has changed the way we consume more than the cannabis concentrate.  With names such as shatter, […]
July 3, 2019

8 Tips for Shopping Smart This 7/10

For all of our stoners out there, that time of year, July 10, or 7/10, has come yet again.  Just like any major sales holiday in the weed world, getting the most out of 7/10 requires strategic, thoroughly planned shopping. Whether you’re trying to celebrate […]
July 3, 2019

¿Está Colombia preparada para ser el banco de semillas para el mundo?

¿Será Colombia un proveedor mundial de semillas de cannabis? A medida que la legalización del cannabis se extiende a nivel mundial, la necesidad de que las empresas de genética del mercado gris bien establecidas se hagan legales es crucial. Las cepas de razas locales originales […]
July 3, 2019

PTSD Researchers Want to Take DEA to Court Over Marijuana Permit Delays

A group of researchers recently filed a lawsuit against the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), asking a federal court to force the agency to respond to its application to manufacture marijuana for research purposes. The researchers argued that cannabis produced by the only federally authorized cultivation […]
July 3, 2019

Ontario to Issue Eight New Cannabis Licenses to First Nations Communities

Brick-and-mortar cannabis stores have so far been hard to come by in Ontario. But come October, Canada’s most populous province should have 50 more marijuana shops, and eight of them will be on First Nations reserves. On July 3, the Government of Ontario announced plans […]
July 3, 2019

How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card

The only way to legally buy cannabis in Michigan today is as a medical marijuana patient. Yes, state voters legalized adult-use cannabis in November 2018, but the first retail stores for people 21 and older aren’t expected to open until sometime in 2020. In the […]
July 3, 2019

¿Ir a terapia después de fumar marihuana?

¿Ir a terapia después de fumar podría hacer tus sesiones más productivas? Al pensarlo, ir a terapia después de fumar marihuana parece una mala idea y una pérdida de dinero, sin embargo ¿Podría el cannabis mejorar las sesiones y ayudar a los pacientes a aprovechar […]
July 3, 2019

6 Cannabis Strains That Taste Better as Hash

When it comes to smoking big weed, you’ve got to have big flavor, or the experience is worth nothing. Though smoking flower is my favorite method of consumption, I’m well aware that concentrates provide the most flavorful experience, especially hash. Hash, or hashish, is a […]
July 2, 2019

New Jersey Increases Medical Marijuana Supply Limits, Eligible Ailments

New Jersey expanded its medical marijuana program, including increasing the number of illnesses eligible for cannabis use, under a broad new law signed by the governor July 2, 2019. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act at a tavern […]
July 2, 2019

Oklahoma reporta más de 140,000 pacientes aprobados para marihuana medicinal

La Autoridad de Marihuana Médica de Oklahoma también informó un alto número de cuidadores y cultivadores aprobados. Los residentes de Oklahoma aprobaron una medida el verano pasado para legalizar la marihuana medicinal. Ahora el tratamiento está en una demanda abrumadora. La Autoridad de Marihuana Médica […]
July 2, 2019

Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically

A study published today in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs found that many customers at Colorado’s adult-use cannabis stores use the product not just for fun, but also to ease issues like pain and insomnia. ‘Recreational’ customers often end up using cannabis for pain and […]
July 1, 2019

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Expansion Awaits Governor’s Approval

Nearly 50,000 patients obtain marijuana through New Jersey’s regulated medical cannabis system, a number that continues to grow steadily, straining a delivery system that cannot keep pace with demand, according to government reports. Only six dispensaries currently serve a state with nearly 9 million people; […]
July 1, 2019

Founder of Indianapolis’ First Church of Cannabis Running for Governor of Indiana

Bill Levin, the founder of the Indianapolis First Church of Cannabis, announced on Monday that he is running for governor of Indiana. Levin will seek the nomination of the state’s Libertarian Party in his bid for the statehouse, according to a report in local media. […]
July 1, 2019

Star Signs + Strains: July 2019 Horoscopes

Eclipse season has arrived, Star Watchers! And this one is not messing around. On July 2 we have a total solar eclipse on the New Moon in Cancer, and on July 16 we have a partial lunar eclipse on the Full Moon in Capricorn. Mercury […]
June 28, 2019

Where to Buy CBD Oil

There are a lot of options when it comes to where you can purchase cannabidiol (CBD)-infused products in the United States. CBD suppliers include over-the-counter pharmacies, health food stores, online marketplaces, directly from manufacturers, and the shopping cart on a brand’s website.  While CBD was […]
June 28, 2019

Spectrum King LED: The Ins and Outs of Point Source Lighting

With so many lighting options available for indoor gardening, it can get confusing at times. Today, let’s talk about point source lighting. Considering most indoor gardeners come from a high pressure sodium (HPS) lights background, and therefore have used bulbs to light their plants, they’ve […]
June 28, 2019

New Law Allows Sales of Medical and Adult-Use Marijuana in Maine

Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill June 27, 2019, setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults as early as next year. Her office said that the state’s Office of Marijuana Policy plans to accept applications for licenses by […]
June 28, 2019

Upright Citizens Brigade Co-Founder Matt Walsh is Tapped In

Matt Walsh is pumped up. For the first time in 20 years of operating, the Del Close Marathon will be held in Los Angeles. When we connect by phone, Matt is busy preparing for the 55-hour non-stop weekend of long-form improv comedy shows that run […]
June 28, 2019

Researchers Seek Veterans for National Survey on Marijuana

Researchers hope a national cannabis survey for U.S. military veterans will help educate elected officials, government department heads, and the public about the health benefits of cannabis use by those who served in the military. In March 2019, a coalition of academic, medical and veterans’ […]
June 28, 2019

In Photos: How Dark Heart Nursery Produces Millions of Cannabis Clones

As the summer sun reaches maximum height in the North American sky, cannabis gardeners are placing hundreds of thousands of small cannabis plants called clones into the full sun. Clones sit on hundreds of recreational store shelves across California right now, but where do all […]
June 28, 2019

House Bill Would Permit Interstate Cannabis Commerce

Two lawmakers from Oregon introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress on Thursday that would allow for the interstate commerce of cannabis between states with legal pot. Under the measure from Democrats Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, federal agencies would be prohibited from […]
June 28, 2019

Maine Governor Makes It Official: Cannabis Sales Start in 2020

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Thursday setting up a legal framework for the sale of cannabis to adults as early as next year. Her office said Thursday that the state’s Office of Marijuana Policy plans to accept applications for licenses […]
June 28, 2019

How Hemp CBD Products Are Made: CBD Vape Pens with Select CBD

This article is sponsored by SelectCBD, an Oregon-based CBD retailer that blends hemp-derived CBD oil with coconut oil and other natural flavors in discreet, easy-to-use vape pens. For consumers looking for a simple and discreet way to microdose CBD throughout the course of their day, CBD […]
June 27, 2019

7 Factors That Affect Your Cannabis High

Ask a dozen smokers what their favorite strain is, and you may receive a dozen different answers. Some prefer their high to be mellow, others like it buzzy, some want to feel it in their body, and others yet, in their head. There are a […]
June 27, 2019

Bid For Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative Launched in Idaho

Cannabis activists in Idaho have launched a bid to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana in the state and will soon be collecting signatures to put a voter initiative on the ballot for the 2020 election. The legalization initiative was filed with the Idaho Secretary […]
June 26, 2019

Canadian Company Exports Medicinal Cannabis Oil to UK

Canadian firm Tilray, Inc. has exported its first bulk shipment of medicinal cannabis oil to the United Kingdom, according to a press release from the company. The shipment comes after a controversy over another Tilray product led the U.K. government to approve the use of […]
June 26, 2019

With Public Pressure, New Jersey Could Still Pass Legalization in 2019

Like Mark Twain or the old guy getting tossed onto a cart in Monty Python’s film “The Holy Grail,” reports of the death of legal marijuana in New Jersey have been exaggerated. At least that’s what Kelli Hykes, the Government Relations Director for Weedmaps, maintained […]
June 26, 2019

Here’s Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Cannabis

With dozens of declared candidates ready to take on President Trump in Nov. 2020, America’s aspiring chief executives are scrambling for ways to catch the eyes of primary voters. So why not use cannabis as a sorting device? (AP, Leafly) Cannabis used to be a […]
June 25, 2019

The Go-To Weed Products for a 420-Friendly Backyard BBQ

Whether it’s the Fourth of July, Labor Day Weekend, or a summer cookout, a backyard barbecue is even more fun when cannabis is involved.  So Weedmaps News has put together a list of products for elevating the experience. As always, when mixing THC and food […]
June 25, 2019

Does Your Dog Freak Out Over Fireworks? Try CBD.

Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve fireworks may make for a good time for humans, but usually not for our furry friends. For anxious pups who freak out during our celebrations, cannabidiol (CBD) has the potential to help them feel less anxious and more […]
June 25, 2019

Buddha Beans Offers a Different Kind of Coffee

The rise of CBD products is prevalent, with a growing number of options through which to consume it. While the effects may be familiar to veteran users, there’s confusion for those more inexperienced, particularly considering rising availability in types of products and experiences, including facials, […]
June 25, 2019

What Does Mold on a Cannabis Plant Look Like?

There’s nothing worse than going through the months of time and labor to grow your own cannabis only to discover mold on it. But identifying mold on your cannabis can be harder than you think. It can usually be spotted by a trained eye, and […]
June 24, 2019

University of Maryland Launching Master’s Program on Medical Cannabis

The University of Maryland is launching a master’s degree program to instruct students on the science and regulation of medical marijuana. The new Master of Science (MS) in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics will “provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to support patients […]
June 24, 2019

What You Should Know About Regulations for CBD Product Labeling

Looking through an assortment of cannabidiol (CBD) products, you might notice certain parts of the label that jump out at you, such as a lively green hemp leaf or the word “organic,” enticing you to give this intriguing product a try. A closer look at […]
June 24, 2019

Is Neem Oil Causing Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), a rare cyclical vomiting condition, is said to be triggered by too much cannabis. But many believe this isn’t true—and instead say the painful bouts of vomiting come from other factors, such as pesticide contamination. Recently, the idea that neem oil […]
June 23, 2019

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Cannabis Use

Have you had a bad experience disclosing cannabis use to a doctor? Did a doctor’s attitude toward cannabis impact the quality of care you received? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, a prevailing stigma, lack of exposure to current marijuana research, and confusion about the legality of […]
June 21, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From June 15-21

This week in Cannabis: SQDC workers in Montreal vote to strike, new cannabis cigarettes could come to market, and Health Canada considers a new over-the-counter category for legal CBD products. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada Unionized workers at one of […]
June 21, 2019

New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

Lawmakers in New York have voted to eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana after efforts to legalize the plant stalled. The measure would reduce low-level criminal charges for unlawful possession of marijuana to a violation, which comes with a fine similar […]
June 21, 2019

California Officials Launch Campaign to Combat Illicit Cannabis Market

California cannabis regulators launched a new campaign on Friday that aims to combat the illicit marijuana market by educating consumers about the risks of unlicensed operators. Lori Ajax, the Chief of the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), said in a press release that the statewide […]
June 21, 2019

Will New York’s New Decriminalization Measure Do Any Good?

After failing to pass a progressive adult-use cannabis bill, the Legislature instead closed out the year’s session with a decriminalization measure. The bill includes language that will clear some past criminal convictions, but critics are already warning that the measure may not do much at […]
June 21, 2019

Prosecutor Issues Warning About Cannabis Edibles That Look Like Normal Candy

Halloween is still months away. But in Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says Trick or Treat will never be the same. On Thursday, Stuart’s office in the Southern District of West Virginia issued a public health alert about THC-infused edibles. The alert warns […]
June 20, 2019

US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized cannabis for adult use. The post US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference appeared first on Leafly.
June 20, 2019

Study Finds Cannabis Use During Pregnancy Increasing in United States

Researchers have found that the number of women in the United States who use cannabis during pregnancy is increasing, according to a study published this week in the medical journal JAMA. Cannabis use during the first trimester of pregnancy was especially prevalent, researchers determined. To […]
June 20, 2019

Being LGBTQ in the Cannabis Industry: A Roundtable Discussion

All eyes are on the LGBTQ community during Pride month. June often becomes full of fabulous celebrations, “woke” marketing tactics, and sometimes difficult discussions about LGBTQ rights, representation, equality, and advocacy. Weedmaps News sat down with four cannabis industry leaders — Christine De La Rosa, […]
June 19, 2019

New Study Finds Correlation Between Cannabis Use and Preterm Birth

Researchers at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute found that cannabis use during pregnancy may increase the risk of delivering the child early. The study, which was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, evaluated 661,617 pregnancies, among them 9,427 women who said […]
June 19, 2019

Why You Won’t See Infused Ice Cream in Canada Any Time Soon

Regulations are restricting the sale of perishables in Canada, however, the industry is looking to get creative with their edible offerings. The post Why You Won’t See Infused Ice Cream in Canada Any Time Soon appeared first on Leafly.
June 19, 2019

The Beginner’s Guide to Cannabis in Alberta

If you’re planning a trip to Alberta, there are the classic must-sees: the scenic resort town of Banff, the turquoise waters of Lake Louise, Drumheller’s badlands rich in dinosaur fossils, and the largest shopping mall in North America, West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton. While locals […]
June 18, 2019

Michigan Governor Taking Lead on Cannabis Reform

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lobbies Congress on banking reform. It’s a good sign for the state’s coming adult-use industry. The post Michigan Governor Taking Lead on Cannabis Reform appeared first on Leafly.
June 18, 2019

Mexican Federal Police Scorch 13-Square-Mile Cannabis Grow Site

Last week, the US Border Control announced a gigantic drug bust had been made by Mexican authorities using technology and training from US government agencies. Mexican officials torched a 13 square mile marijuana growing operation six miles from the US-Mexico border in La Rumorosa, Baja […]
June 18, 2019

Cannabis-Impaired Driving is Hard to Test, Harder to Prove, Experts Say

Accurately and consistently proving that a driver is impaired by cannabis use remains a daunting scientific challenge, toxicologists concluded during a recent conference. Unlike alcohol, levels of impairment from cannabis can’t be determined by a single measure. Even if intoxicating elements of cannabis are detected […]
June 17, 2019

Virginia Attorney General Calls for Marijuana Legalization in the State

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is getting impatient waiting for the state’s lawmakers to move forward on marijuana legalization. On Saturday, he published an op-ed in Virginia newspaper the Daily Press advising them to “decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, address past convictions and […]
June 17, 2019

Cannabis Retail Guide: Nova Cannabis, Shopper South

Inside the cannabis store located off Whyte. The post Cannabis Retail Guide: Nova Cannabis, Shopper South appeared first on Leafly.
June 17, 2019

8 Music Videos to Watch Next Time You’re Really Stoned

Do you like smoking a bowl and listening to music, letting your favorite sounds and beats wash over you and activate your mind with good vibrations? Or maybe you like to stream a dank TV show or movie after you’ve dabbed or eaten an edible? […]
June 16, 2019

Testing Positive for Marijuana Won’t Cost You a Job in Nevada

Two backers of a pioneering Nevada law to prevent employers from rejecting job-seekers based on a pre-employment marijuana test cast the effort June 12, 2019, as an anti-discrimination measure in a state where recreational cannabis sales are booming and rules about legal adult-use consumption are […]
June 15, 2019

Americans Want CBD Sold Over-The-Counter, Gallup Poll Finds

A majority of Americans familiar with cannabidiol (CBD) say it should be available as an over-the-counter drug and believe that the compound has health benefits, according to a Gallup survey released June 14, 2019. The CBD craze emerged from the marijuana reform movement and escalated […]
June 14, 2019

What It’s Like to Be a Parent Who Medicates With Cannabis

Perception around cannabis is quickly evolving. Yet even in legalized areas, parents often aren’t included in the changing perceptions of cannabis. The post What It’s Like to Be a Parent Who Medicates With Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.
June 14, 2019

W. Virginia Community College Offers Free Tuition to Students Who Pass Drug Test

If West Virginia students are interested in participating in a new program that allows them to attend community colleges for free, they’ll have to make sure they haven’t smoked any marijuana recently. It was announced on Thursday that THC will be on a list of […]
June 14, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From June 8-14

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From June 8-14 appeared first on Leafly.
June 14, 2019

Canadians May Be Able To Purchase Edibles and Topicals By December

Cannabis edible and topical products will be available to Canadian consumers by the middle of December, according to media reports. Rules to regulate the products are expected to be released by the federal health agency Health Canada on Friday and would go into effect on […]
June 14, 2019

The Roll-Up #92: Ancient Bongs and One Billion Dollars

China uncovers a 2,500-year-old bong, and Colorado takes in $1 billion in tax revenue. Coincidence? We think so. The post The Roll-Up #92: Ancient Bongs and One Billion Dollars appeared first on Leafly.
June 14, 2019

New Study Suggests Low Levels of THC in Blood Do Not Increase Risk of Car Crash

Canada’s historic legalization of marijuana in October 2018 prompted some major changes to the country’s drug-impaired driving laws. The changes aimed to respond to concerns about legalization’s impact on public safety, especially on the road. As a result, many provinces implemented “zero tolerance” policies for […]
June 14, 2019

U.S. Postal Service Confirms You Can Legally Mail Hemp, CBD Products

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) confirmed in an expanded policy update in early June 2019 that hemp products are legal to mail under certain circumstances since the crop is no longer a federally controlled substance. In guidelines published in the agency’s Postal Bulletin, USPS said […]
June 13, 2019

California Court: Cannabis in Prison Is OK—if Inmates Don’t Inhale

A state appeals court ruled that California voters legalized possession of less than an ounce of cannabis by adults in 2016, with no exception even for those behind bars. The post California Court: Cannabis in Prison Is OK—if Inmates Don’t Inhale appeared first on Leafly.
June 13, 2019

Colorado Cannabis Tax Revenues Top $1 Billion

Tax revenues from Colorado’s cannabis industry have topped $1 billion since legalization, according to a new report released on Wednesday by Denver cannabis law firm Vicente Sederberg. The report details and analyzes fees and taxes collected by the Colorado Department of Revenue since the beginning […]
June 12, 2019

Here Are 10 Cannabis Products Your Dad Will Love (and Actually Use)

As cannabis moves toward broader accessibility and acceptance, many of our parents are coming around to the plant. Maybe the dad or father figure in your life is just becoming canna-curious, or maybe he’s a seasoned stoner that taught you everything you know. Wherever your […]
June 12, 2019

New York Legalization Is Coming Down to the Wire

So you’re telling me there’s a chance? Yep. Legalization in New York could hang on just two votes. Buckle up. The post New York Legalization Is Coming Down to the Wire appeared first on Leafly.
June 12, 2019

Weed+Grub at the High Times Cannabis Cup

Like the biggest farmers’ market in the world, the Cannabis Cup has something for everyone. Podcasters Mike Glazer and Mary Jane Gibson a.k.a. Weed+Grub took the trip to San Bernardino to check it out. On a cool and breezy Saturday morning at the recent High […]
June 11, 2019

Bill to Let Oregon Sell Marijuana Out of State Awaiting Governor’s OK

A novel bill that would allow Oregon to export and import marijuana to other legal states is heading to the governor’s desk after the House approved it June 11, 2019. The legislation, which passed the Senate in May 2019, would permit the governor to enter […]
June 11, 2019

The Winners of the 2019 Michigan Cannabis Cup

This past weekend at the Cannabis Cup was a blast! As always, we were excited to meet both veterans of the cannabis space and those who are fresh-faced and new. Everyone who entered the competition brought their best products and their A-Game. Without further ado, […]
June 10, 2019

How To Make a Crutch: a Step-by-Step Guide

The art of rolling a joint is sacred within stoner culture, the gospel of group smoke sessions and true cannabis connoisseurs. To make the most of that freshly twisted joint, most weed smokers lean on the simple, yet effective crutch when rolling up. Also known […]
June 10, 2019

Arizona Just Made Cannabis Safer and Saved Every Patient $150

The state’s first medical marijuana law update in nine years cuts fees, adds testing, and expands rural access. The post Arizona Just Made Cannabis Safer and Saved Every Patient $150 appeared first on Leafly.
June 10, 2019

Cómo los nuevos padres pueden relajarse y dormir mejor con CBD

Pregúntale a cualquier padre: tener hijos interfiere la calidad del sueño. No te preocupes, CBD puede ayudar. CDB. Es la abreviatura más en boca de todos últimamente. La gente lo está ingiriendo de muchas maneras, incluso como un adorno para postres, como un regalo de […]
June 10, 2019

Las Vegas OK’d Cannabis Lounges but Nevada Just Said No

The big gaming companies didn’t want the competition in Las Vegas, so it’ll be at least July 2021 before the first lounge opens. The post Las Vegas OK’d Cannabis Lounges but Nevada Just Said No appeared first on Leafly.
June 8, 2019

Study Finds Hempseeds Aid Piglets’ Immunity Against Bacterial Infection

As harmful bacteria adapt to resist antibiotics, one area scientists are looking at to keep people healthy has been nutrition. Think “You are what you eat,” or, in the case of a group of select newborn piglets, “You are what your mother eats.” In an […]
June 7, 2019

University of Washington to Study Prenatal Cannabis Effects on Infants

Medical studies about women who use cannabis during pregnancy and their babies’ health are limited, but researchers at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine in Seattle are seeking to change that with a new research project.   Launched in May 2019, the Moms […]
June 7, 2019

Medical Marijuana Sales Soar in Oklahoma, Topping $23M in May

To date, medical marijuana sales have generated nearly $10.7 million for state coffers in Oklahoma. The post Medical Marijuana Sales Soar in Oklahoma, Topping $23M in May appeared first on Leafly.
June 7, 2019

New Mexico Expands Medical Marijuana Program with Addition of Six Conditions

New Mexico’s medical marijuana program is opening its doors to more patients, thanks to a policy change revising the state’s list of qualifying conditions. On Thursday, New Mexico Health Secretary Kathyleen Kunkel signed off on the addition of six new qualifying conditions. But the one […]
June 7, 2019

Illinois is About to Legalize Marijuana. Here’s What You Can Expect.

In a historic move, Illinois is poised to become the 11th state to legalize marijuana and the first to do it through legislative action, not through a voter-approved ballot initiative. Making good on his campaign promises, Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is widely expected to […]
June 7, 2019

When It Comes to Cannabis, Trump Doesn’t Matter. Governors Do

Trump is hopeless on legalization. Meanwhile, local leaders are changing laws. Welcome to the Jared Polis Experience. The post When It Comes to Cannabis, Trump Doesn’t Matter. Governors Do appeared first on Leafly.

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