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Is Regional Cannabis the Future without Federal Legalization? (What the Wine Industry Can Tell Us!)

Is Regional Cannabis the Future without Federal Legalization? (What the Wine Industry Can Tell Us!)

Appellations may play a significant role in evaluation and categorization when cannabis gets legalized on a federal level. A cannabis label might easily include any desirable qualities in addition to the suggested basic appellation standards, just like a wine label can specify the location and method of production on a product’s label. Growers in Humboldt County who cultivate indoors and outdoors can also specify the precise microclimate and whether they do it indoors, outside, or in a greenhouse.

Why Does Getting High Make Some People Faint? (And Can You Stop It Before It Happens?)

Why Does Getting High Make Some People Faint? (And Can You Stop It Before It Happens?)

But then there’s a small population of people who tend to faint when they are high. Blackouts, seeing white spots, then fainting can happen to some people. After lighting up, the THC starts to make its effects felt, and the next thing you know – you’re waking up on the floor.

Arkansas Supreme Court Approves Recreational Cannabis Legalization Vote in November While the Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects It

Arkansas Supreme Court Approves Recreational Cannabis Legalization Vote in November While the Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects It

The Responsible Growth Arkansas group is one of many pro-cannabis campaign groups in Arkansas. Although many of these groups pursued cannabis reform through the ballot, most could not gather sufficient signatures to qualify this year. Some people have stated they would attempt again in 2024 using other strategies.

Snoop Dogg Drops Weed-Infused Savory Chips with TSUMo Snacks

Snoop Dogg Drops Weed-Infused Savory Chips with TSUMo Snacks

Snazzle Os by Snoop Dogg and TSUMo Snacks will be available in California dispensaries.

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New Research Exploring DMT as a Treatment for Stroke

A Canadian pharmaceutical has received approval to study DMT as a treatment for stroke.

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Russian Court Sets Griner’s Appeal Hearing for October 25

Brittney Griner’s nine-year prison sentence may be overturned come October 25.

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New Mexico Regulators Say 31 Cannabis Businesses are ‘Non-Compliant’

New Mexico began recreational sales in April.

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Will Missouri Vote To Legalize? Polls Paint a Messy Picture

A trio of recent surveys make the Missouri measure difficult to handicap.

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Comedian Mike Cannon Doesn’t Want To Talk About Phish

Comedian Mike Cannon Doesn’t Want To Talk About Phish

There seem to be two types of edible people: The kind that takes them and chills, and the type that takes them and throws themselves into a stressful situation. On purpose. Comedian and podcaster Mike Cannon is the latter.

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Colombian Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Committee As President Pushes For Global Drug Policy Reform

Colombian Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Committee As President Pushes For Global Drug Policy Reform

As Colombia’s recently inaugurated president steps up his push for global drug policy reform, lawmakers approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana nationwide on Tuesday, advancing it through a committee with nearly unanimous support. The legislation from Liberal Rep. Carlos Ardila and other lawmakers cleared the Chamber of Representatives First Committee in a 31-2 […]

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DEA Admits ‘Racial, Ethnic and Class Prejudice’ Led To Drug Criminalization And The Agency’s Own Founding

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is acknowledging the fact that racially discriminatory drug laws are partly responsible for the agency’s own founding. During the latest edition of its “Stories from the Collection” video series, DEA Museum officials talked about the origins of federal drug prohibition and explained how the agency was ultimately created in conjunction […]

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Reform Groups Say Bipartisan Marijuana Research Bill Could Cause ‘Dire Unintended Consequences’ For Industry

Reform Groups Say Bipartisan Marijuana Research Bill Could Cause ‘Dire Unintended Consequences’ For Industry

Marijuana and drug policy reform groups are sounding the alarm about a bipartisan cannabis research bill that they say could inadvertently undermine state marijuana programs and patient access. In a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday, the Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce (GACC) and Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) said […]

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California Is Providing $15 Million In Grants To Support Local Marijuana Equity Programs

California officials are accepting another round of applications for grants to support local efforts to promote equity in the marijuana industry. The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced on Monday that it is accepting grant solicitations for the Cannabis Equity Grants Program for Local Jurisdictions for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, with plans […]

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House Republican Group Releases Agenda Opposing Legalization Of Marijuana, Linking It To Suicide And Violence

A major GOP House caucus has released a “Family Policy Agenda” that expresses opposition to federal marijuana legalization and attempts to link its use to suicide and violence—but the cannabis criticism is leading to pushback within the group, with staff for two members openly telling Marijuana Moment that the lawmakers disagree with the prohibitionist rhetoric. […]

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Reform Groups Say Bipartisan Marijuana Research Bill Could Cause ‘Dire Unintended Consequences’ For Industry

More NDAA cannabis amendments in Senate (Newsletter: October 4, 2022)

Poll: Americans don’t see marijuana as dangerous; ND legalization ads; NV sees nearly $1B in FY22 cannabis sales; Marijuana pesticide bill in Congress Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment […]

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You Know What CBD Is, But What Exactly is Dark CBD?

You Know What CBD Is, But What Exactly is Dark CBD?

Dark or unprocessed, CBD oil contains minerals and antioxidants and boosts the potency of all cannabinoids when mixed with other cannabinoids. Some of these botanical elements that give CBD its sometimes muddy and black appearance also have anti-inflammatory properties that may be helpful if you wish to utilize it for wellness purposes.

A Man Cave of Hempcrete? - Hemp-Concrete Approved for US Residential Construction

A Man Cave of Hempcrete? – Hemp-Concrete Approved for US Residential Construction

Hempcrete or hemp-line will finally ‘officially’ be used as a building material in the construction of homes in the United States after years of unofficial use. Lots of builders favor the material due to its fire, pest, and mold-resisting characteristics and, of course, its sturdiness. That, accompanied by its carbon sequestering properties, make hemp-lime a very useful material to engineers and builders alike. However, it won’t be fully official till the 2024 implementation of appendix BA.

Worker at Massachusetts Cannabis Producer Dies from Inhaling Cannabis Dust

OSHA has levied a fine of more than $35,000 against Florida-based Trulieve in relation to the death of an employee at the company’s cannabis cultivation and processing facility in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

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Steve DeAngelo Wants to See an End to Corporate Cannabis, Support for Small Growers

In an opinion piece, industry veteran Steve DeAngelo wrote about the good old days of medical cannabis in California, and the rise of corporate greed atop a symbolic pyramid.

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DEA Scoops Up 36 Million Lethal Doses of Fentanyl Off the Streets

Enough fentanyl to kill 36 million people—nearly the size of the population of California—was taken off the streets in a recent federal drug sweep.

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