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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 […]

Report: Mexican Lawmakers to vote pot legalization by end of October

Ricardo Monreal, the Senate leader of Mexico’s ruling party MORENA, said lawmakers will vote on a bill to legalize adult-use marijuana by the end of October, according to Marijuana Moment. “We’re thinking that we’ll bring the law out, approve it, at the end of October,” Monreal said. “That’s the schedule we have.” The chamber is almost finished with creating […]

Low-income cannabis patients anticipate CA Governor’s signature on Compassion Bill

California’s hopes of reinvigorating the state’s longtime “compassion programs,” which for decades provided medical cannabis to the sick for free, now rest in the hands of Gov. Gavin Newsom. The bill in question, SB-34 or the “Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Compassionate Care Act,” would create a mechanism to exempt compassionate cannabis programs from the hefty cultivation and […]

Cannabis taking root in Colombia

Cannabis companies are rushing to set up operations in Colombia, looking to gain a foothold in one of Latin America’s drug capitals as governments across the world embrace the burgeoning legal marijuana industry. Growers, many with financial backing of firms from Canada and the U.S., estimate as much as $500 million has been invested to […]

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 […]

British Columbia eventually has over a single valid brick and mortar pot shops

Two months after legalization, British Columbia finally has more than just one place to buy weed, writes Calvin Hughes.  When recreational cannabis legalization came in to effect on October 17th, the BC government announced that  they would have only one place for people to buy the substance. The original store was a government operated dispensary located in Kamloops, […]

5 Easiest edibles to create at home

Edibles are one of the most popular ways to consume marijuana. In fact, many new users prefer edibles to smoking, writes Joseph Misulonas. But some people would rather make their own concoctions than rely on pre-made ones. So what are the easiest edible recipes to make? Well, here are five super simple edibles you can make at your own home. 5. […]

What occurs after a country legalizes weed?

More Americans than ever are on-board with marijuana legalization. With revenue expected to aid in education and retroactively restore rights to perpetrators of misdemeanor charges, it’s becoming more accepted. For now, it’s a state’s decision, and multiple states such as Michigan, Colorado, and Massachusetts have made recreational marijuana legal. Marijuana is currently legal to consume recreationally in 10 […]

The wait for medical marijuana in Ohio will be over

After months of delays, patients could be able to get legal medical marijuana in Ohio in a matter of days.  Mark Hamlin with the Ohio Department of Commerce says some licensed growers are preparing to harvest their plants. And he adds one dispensary in Wintersville near Steubenville is likely to open soon. In recent days, a certificate of […]

Oregon to permit medical marijuana delivery in areas where earnings are prohibited

This article originally appeared on Benzinga.  Medical marijuana will become more accessible to patients in Oregon, as the state’s cannabis regulator has introduced rules that expand the places where marijuana can be delivered. What Happened The Oregon Liquor Control Commission — the authority responsible for overseeing marijuana in the state — introduced rules that would allow […]

New Hampshire home speaker attempts to legalize cannabis despite Governor Sununu' therefore threat to veto any legalization invoice

As New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) continues to obstruct marijuana reform, cannabis advocates have begun to scoff at the Granite State’s ‘Live Free or Die’ motto, writes Calvin Hughes. “The only thing libertarian about our state is the motto,” Greg Raymond, 30, a ski resort server in Whitefield told The Boston Globe. “Now it’s become […]

Medical cannabis should not make anyone displaced for the holidays

John Flickner, a 78-year-old, wheelchair-bound senior, is a certified medical cannabis patient in New York, who consumes cannabis from a vaporizer to avoid having to use the types of opioids that kill more than 115 Americans every day. Earlier this month Flickner was evicted from his home in a federally subsidized building in Niagara Falls, […]

Marijuana and children. Church protesters yell, "NO!"

A small but emotional protest formed outside the future site of a medical marijuana dispensary in the Camp Springs/Temple Hills area Saturday.  “We need to say, “No,” and we need to say, “No,” now!” said Pastor Johnathan Allen as he struck a podium with his fist. Those holding up the signs around him are members […]

Illinois Gov states cannabis legalization will deliver social justice, but black leaders are not convinced

On the 2018 campaign trail, Illinois Governor-elect JB Pritzker (D) promised to legalize recreational cannabis in the Prairie State, writes Calvin Hughes and James McClure. A move he said would have great implications for a state that has seen stark racial disparities in its criminal justice system, where people of color were disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition. To then-candidate […]