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HighLights

The 2018 Farm Bill and Hemp CBD Vape Products Manufacturing in California

…Following passage of the Farm Bill, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement virtually ensuring that regardless of changes to the CSA, the FDA will effectively maintain the prohibition o

Stocks

US cannabis company Green Growth denies it’s a ‘related party’ to takeover target Aphria

Mr. Neufeld has been an adviser to Calgary-based private-equity firm Green Acre Capital, which invested in Green Growth, among other cannabis …

Business

If New York OKs recreational marijuana, unions may become big business issue

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union represents a few hundred workers in New York’s medical marijuana program, including …

The Supporting Cast: Cannabis Industry Ancillary Businesses

The North American cannabis market is a competitive industry, but cannabis industry ancillary businesses fill less crowded spaces and provide …

Global News

Will Thailand’s legal medical marijuana seed a new black market?

Last Tuesday, Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly passed a bill allowing the use of cannabis and kratom, a local plant with opioid properties …

US News

Colorado Has Earned Nearly $1 Billion In Cannabis Taxes

As of October 2018, legal cannabis retailers had distributed nearly $6 … states have visited the state as they consider their own cannabis legislation.

Chief Justice, Roberts, Reports “Federal Cannabis Prosecutions Are Dropping”

Marijuana Moment
Supreme court end of year report concludes federal cannabis prosecutions are dropping whilst other drug prosecution are slightly up.

New Hampshire Putting Marijuana Legalization to Vote in 2019

The bill is set for introduction in January to start 2019 off favourably for marijuana legalization, with plans for the House Criminal Justice and Public …

Texas Marijuana Laws And Where They May Be Going

For example, at least 10 bills have been filed in advance of the 2019 Texas legislative session seeking to liberalize the state’s marijuana laws.

Nevada marijuana tax revenues top $31M from July to October

Tax revenue from Nevada’s marijuana industry beat expectations and generated more than $31 million between July and October, with a vast majority …

New York Gov. Cuomo Pledges Marijuana Legalization In Inaugural Address

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) reiterated his newfound support for legalizing marijuana in his inaugural speech on Tuesday, just after he was …

New Illinois law bans all types of ‘fake weed’

Sun Times Media Wire – Hundreds of new laws are set to go into effect at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day, including a pot-related measure …

Pennsylvania Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2019

Pennsylvania Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2019 …. Several efforts to legalize or decriminalize recreational cannabis in Pennsylvania …

New York’s Times Square Welcomes It’s First Ever Cannabis Ad

New York’s Time Square draws in quite the crowd on New Year’s Eve and CBD company Elixinol had that exact fact in mind when launching an ad in …

California News

New California laws to expect in 2019

A new law may mean big financial changes for the California court system this … Although California won’t be the first to retroactively forgive cannabis .

How a corrupt marijuana testing lab incident highlights the benefits of legalizedmarijuana

California’s cannabis testing procedures are coming under heavy scrutiny after falsified reports were discovered at a lab. In some respects, however, …

Results of 2018 marijuana enforcement efforts released

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has released the results of the past year’s numerous raids of marijuana grow sites.

Editorial: California must course-correct to create a healthy cannabis market

California’s first year of legal cannabis offered lots of promise — and failed to deliver. Part of the reason why California’s legal cannabis market has hit …

Canadian News

The highs and lows of cannabis legalization – so far

Reefer madness has been restricted almost solely to the stock markets, where cannabis stocks have taken a wild ride in recent months. It is telling that …

Alberta’s cannabis industry ‘well ahead’ of other provinces: Notley

Alberta’s economy struggled in 2018 as a result of low oil prices, but the legalization of marijuana has been a relative bright spot, according to the …

Science News

MedC developing medical cannabis skin cancer cure

There are several approaches to developing the cannabis plant for medical uses. One utilizes the entire plant as is; another produces a specific …

There’s No ‘Clear Evidence’ that Access to Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Deaths, Though …

A group of Australian researchers recently performed a meta-analysis of 25 studies evaluating how access to legal medical marijuana impacted the …

What is Rosin? Exploring The Purest Cannabis Concentrate

As a part of our series on cannabis concentrates, this article will provide you with all the necessary knowledge on rosin. Numerous businesses are …