Mitch McConnell matches with pot execs at California, pitched need for cannabis banking reform

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a longtime opponent of reforming marijuana laws, is spending more time than usual thinking about cannabis on a trip to California this week. McConnell is attending at least two days’ worth of meetings with cannabis industry executives, small-business owners and advocates in Southern California, in order to discuss potential cannabis-related […]

5 methods to include efficient CBD merchandise into your on a regular basis life

Whether you’re struggling with a health issue or your quality of life needs a positive boost, CBD could potentially help. Here are some ways to incorporate and use CBD-based products in your everyday life. The cannabis plant itself is both medically and therapeutically beneficial, especially because of the wide variety of cannabinoids it contains. Although […]

Washington State prohibits flavored vapor merchandise

Terpenes that come from cannabis are allowed in marijuana vapor products, but the presence of terpenes derived from any other source is prohibited under the ban. On October 9, 2019, the Washington State Board of Health (“BOH”) voted to adopt emergency rules banning flavored vapor products, including marijuana products, in Washington State. The ban is effective as […]

New trial will examine the ramifications of CBD in puppies

It seems like cannabidiol (CBD) is popping up in everything these days, from workout gear to skincare. Suddenly, the cannabinoid is being pitched to various populations as a near-magic cure-all and pet owners are no exception. The psychoactive but non-intoxicating hemp-derived compound has been administered for illnesses such as pain, arthritis, and anxiety in cats […]

Cannabis: a remedy to the soil?

Hemp offers untold benefits for the soil, production processes, renewable fuel and sustainable fashion. The internet has been awash in new health apps to improve sleep and wellness and an enormous amount of information on CBD oil, a product derived from cannabis, also commonly known as the source of marijuana. Of cannabis’ compounds called cannabinoids […]

Is your health worth paying a bit less for vape cartridges? 4 Tips for avoiding knockoff THC pens

It’s been a crazy month for vape smokers. The CDC announced that there’s a lung injury outbreak associated with vaping, which has injured over 800 people and caused 12 deaths across multiple states. It’s an alarming set of statistics that have prompted rash decisions, with states outright banning vape products. With so much misinformation flying around, the least […]

MLB might allow gamers to use marijuana as pain control following season

The MLB and its players union have discussed the possibility of loosening its testing on marijuana, according to the LA Times This March, John Coyles, the MLB vice president of drug, health and safety programs, sent a memo to players about marijuana. He warned major and minor players alike that CBD, much as any other […]

Can CBD Clear Up Your Skin?

The beauty industry loves a good It ingredient. Whether  the skin-plumping benefits of hyaluronic acid (which may not be that great, I’ll report back) or the brightening effects of vitamin C, by the time one fabulous ingredient starts making headlines, there are already five products waiting in the wings to be scooped up by consumers. […]

Cannabis flowers are legal in Belgium, and no one noticed

Read entire article here. Thanks to some recent legislative changes, anyone wanting to purchase cannabis buds in Belgium can simply stop by the nearest tobacconist. Due to a loophole regarding CBD-rich cannabis flowers that are low in THC (i.e., less than 0.2%) as defined by Belgian regulators, some 200-300  self-styled CBD stores have popped up […]

New call for coordinated global CBD testing criteria

New standardized purity tests would prevent unscrupulous CBD companies gaming the system to secure favorable results, says a U.K. industry body. The London-based Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) is to gauge the appetitive for a new set of internationally-recognized CBD testing guidelines. In a press release the CMC says it has appointed leading chemist Dr […]

Oregon’s cannabis industry scrambles to answer the vaping catastrophe

It is not hyperbole to suggest the vaping crisis is the greatest challenge the nascent cannabis industry has yet had to face. As reports of severe lung illnesses related to vaping have spread across the country, including two deaths in Oregon, it’s been a stark reminder that the federal status of cannabis as a Schedule […]

Two Marijuana Stocks to Watch in November

With so many pot stocks to watch throughout the industry, it can be difficult at times to deduce where the most value is hiding. This becomes much easier as more research comes into play. Research seems to be the main aspect that separates the pro investors from those operating at the amateur level. With the […]

New York's ban on flavoured e-cigarettes blocked by court

New York’s emergency ban on flavored e-cigarettes, imposed earlier this month amid a rising epidemic of illnesses and deaths linked to vaping, was temporarily blocked by a state appeals court after a challenge from an industry group. Michigan last month became the first state to implement a limited ban on flavored e-cigarettes, and New York […]

New device attempts to set the brakes on driving while large

Not seeing is believing when it comes to a new device for testing cannabis intoxication. The Impairment Measurement Marijuana and Driving device — or IMMAD — uses a Samsung VR headset specifically designed to test a driver’s peripheral vision. Subjects are required to push a Bluetooth button every time they see a flashing stripe on […]

Clients are prepared for CBD, but is E-Commerce?

We all know there’s a growing demand for CBD, with the cannabis plant extract showing up in everything from face creams to dog treats. According to a survey done by cannabis researching firms BDS Analytics & Arcview Market Research, the booming U.S CBD market could reach $20 billion by 2024. The race for merchants to successfully […]