• Effort to legalize cannabis in Ohio up in smoke as DeWine rejects ballot issue

    Effort to legalize cannabis in Ohio up in smoke as DeWine rejects ballot issue

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An effort to put a constitutional amendment before voters that would make marijuana legal for adult use and clear the way for a hemp industry in Ohio suffered a setback today when Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected the group’s summary language for the ballot. DeWine rejected a petition for the proposed
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  • Jamaica Marijuana Tours Lead Visitors Through Island’s Hidden Pot Plantations

    Jamaica Marijuana Tours Lead Visitors Through Island’s Hidden Pot Plantations

    NINE MILE, Jamaica — Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur. Call them ganja tours: smoky, mystical – and technically illegal – journeys to some of
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  • No industrial hemp in Nebraska this year

    No industrial hemp in Nebraska this year

    Legislators earlier this year passed a bill allowing the cultivation of industrial hemp for research, but Nebraska’s nickname as the Cornhusker State is safe for the time being, as state officials work on regulations that will allow the fibrous plant to make the leap from weed to crop. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture — which
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  • Billionaire Launches First Cannabis-tied Cryptocurrency and Global Hemp Exchange

    Billionaire Launches First Cannabis-tied Cryptocurrency and Global Hemp Exchange

    Alkiviades David and his Swiss-based consortium have launched The Swissx Bank of Cannabis headquartered in Gstaad and with a Caribbean headquarters to be named soon. The Bank also operates SWX Coin, a cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin’s blockchain with single unit pricing is pegged directly to the median global price of premium hemp flower. The Swissx Global Hemp Exchange will also provide
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  • Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes

    Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes

    The American Academy of Pediatrics is requesting that the Drug Enforcement Administration reclassify marijuana as a less harmful substance in order to facilitate research of the substance for medical use, according to a policy statement released Monday. “The AAP strongly supports research and development of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and supports a review of policies promoting research
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  • Spliffin Pure Good Vybes Dante’s Fire Indica

    Spliffin Pure Good Vybes Dante’s Fire Indica

    Spliffin Pure Good Vybes Dante’s Fire Indica is really nice, the 0.5 g variety vape a really tasty experience and 10/10 recommended.  From their own site: “A new signature varietal from the Spliffin OG line of genetics . Robust, firey bracts produce this OG’s distinct earthy aroma. Superbly potent, with hints of pine and lemon.
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  • Marijuana Science: Why Today’s Pot Packs a Bigger Punch

    Marijuana Science: Why Today’s Pot Packs a Bigger Punch

    The marijuana that is available today may be much more potent than marijuana cultivated in the past, according to the results of new tests. The psychoactive component in the marijuana plant is the chemical THC, and the new tests showed that today’s marijuana may contain 30 percent THC, Andy LaFrate, the author of the new
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  • Harvest One Announces Receipt of New Cultivation Licence

    Harvest One Announces Receipt of New Cultivation Licence

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (“Harvest One” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: HVT; OTCQX: HRVOF), through its wholly-owned subsidiary and licensed producer United Greeneries Ltd. (“United Greeneries”), has received a cultivation licence from Health Canada for Phase I of its new Mission Road facility. The licence allows United Greeneries to immediately begin to cultivate cannabis in the
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  • Eaze To Deliver Cannabis Products To Your Door Step Within No Time

    Eaze To Deliver Cannabis Products To Your Door Step Within No Time

    An American company came up with “Uber for weed.” Are you surprised? A startup called Eaze now enables patients prescribed with marijuana to easily order its products online and have the drugs delivered to their door step. Last year, the company had raised $1.5 million funds in order to initiate a business structure. Further, the
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  • U.S. study finds cannabis lowers insulin levels in obese type 2 diabetics

    U.S. study finds cannabis lowers insulin levels in obese type 2 diabetics

    Cannabis reduces insulin levels in obese and overweight type 2 diabetics, a new study has found. Obese adults in the U.S. who used marijuana had significantly lower fasting insulin than those who don’t use cannabis, a recent study found. The U.S. study concluded marijuana use is associated with lower fasting insulin levels in obese adults and that using pot
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  • Work, investment in cannabis industry shouldn’t affect travel to U.S., lawyer says

    Work, investment in cannabis industry shouldn’t affect travel to U.S., lawyer says

    People who engage in legal cannabis activities in Canada when pot becomes legal next month should not have to fear to cross the border into the United States says U.S. immigration lawyer Julie Kruger. Kruger was responding to a warning from a top official at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency that anyone showing
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  • A Day After World Weed Day, Modi ‘Weed Energy’ Video Gets Everyone High

    A Day After World Weed Day, Modi ‘Weed Energy’ Video Gets Everyone High

    On this slightly lazy Tuesday when everybody is still recovering from 4/20 (World Weed Day), we found something to keep the spirits high. That’s a bit of goofy video editing, and (maybe Modi telling us to grow that stuff). In other news – an Indian lawyer quoted the Vedas to fight for weed legalisation in
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  • Can the Next Phase of Cannabis Legalization Create More Millionaires?

    Can the Next Phase of Cannabis Legalization Create More Millionaires?

    Predicting whether or not the cannabis industry will have another boom like the ones seen in the last few years is a difficult task. Knowing which stocks would benefit if it did boom is much easier. As Canada’s recreational cannabis industry continues to evolve, and as the government gets set to introduce the next phase
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  • Proposed Denver MMJ Ad Ban Set for Public Hearing

    Proposed Denver MMJ Ad Ban Set for Public Hearing

    Colorado — A proposal to ban billboard, bus-bench and sidewalk sign-twirler advertising by Denver medical-marijuana dispensaries has pitted the state’s two most prominent cannabis trade groups against each other. On one side is the Cannabis Business Alliance, which denounces the proposal by saying it creates too many uncertainties for the industry. On the other is
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  • Recreational marijuana: How Colorado plans to regulate the pot market

    Recreational marijuana: How Colorado plans to regulate the pot market

    Colorado made history Tuesday when Governor John Hickenlooper signed six billsinto law that will govern the cultivation, sale, and taxation of recreational marijuana, creating the first legal framework in the U.S. for recreational marijuana use. Last November, Coloradans voted to approve a constitutional amendment on recreational marijuana. The measure, Amendment 64, will allow Colorado adults–21 and
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  • Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith to Medical Marijuana

    Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith to Medical Marijuana

    Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey. Now, he is practicing his faith in a different line of work: Kahn runs a dispensary for medical marijuana. Call it a mitzvah — or one of God’s commandments.
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  • The sale of cannabis seeds is not illegal

    The sale of cannabis seeds is not illegal

    Cannabis is being sold legally iin Sheffield shops because of a loophole in the law, The Star can reveal. Seeds of the Class B drug – linked to long-term mental health problems and paranoia – can be bought for as little as £8. It would then take just three months to germinate the seeds and
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  • Taxes related to marijuana, schools and animal welfare working way toward ballot

    Taxes related to marijuana, schools and animal welfare working way toward ballot

      Voters in Larimer County this November likely will be asked to pay higher taxes to pay for regulation of recreational marijuana, an increase in public school funding and a new local haven for wayward animals. Here’s a look at taxes working their way toward the ballot: MARIJUANA A $100 bag of marijuana would cost
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  • Govt to ban more substances found in synthetic cannabis

    Govt to ban more substances found in synthetic cannabis

    The Government has moved to ban two more substances found in samples of K2 synthetic cannabis, which has been linked to serious medical conditions including psychotic episodes. Synthetic cannabis is being sold at dairies and stores throughout New Zealand. Photo / Dean Purcell Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne today said a Temporary Class Drug Notice
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  • Washington Residents Smoke Way More Weed Than Officials Thought

    Washington Residents Smoke Way More Weed Than Officials Thought

    Knowing how much marijuana people consume is now a very important statistic for officials in Washington and Colorado. That number can help them make sound decisions about how to regulate the supply side of the country’s first recreational marijuana markets. And on Wednesday a non-profit think tank released a report showing that Washington residents consume far more weed
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