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The 2018 Farm Bill separated hemp from the legal definition of marijuana. Non-psychoactive cannabidiol (“CBD”) can be derived from hemp. CBD is seen as a highly marketable product with possible medical benefits. A non-psychoactive cannabis compound more commonly known as CBD is “poised to flourish” thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law by […]
A new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives appears ready to move on federal marijuana legalization, but there’s a roadblock in the Senate Although a feisty new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives appears ready to move on federal marijuana legalization, a roadblock in the Senate could foreshadow a showdown in the U.S. […]
The U.S.’s 50 state governors just got their annual report cards from a leading national marijuana legalization organization, and—for the first time—over half of them got passing grades. The new scorecard, released on Wednesday by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), comes at a time when a growing number of governors are focusing […]
TORONTO – The Ontario government will accept entries next week from those looking to enter a lottery to apply for the first 25 retail cannabis licences in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says expressions of interest can be submitted online Monday through noon Wednesday, with the draw to take place on Friday and […]
The “First Church of Cannabis” wants to use marijuana in Indiana on the basis of religious freedom, but they were just dealt another blow by the state Court of Appeals. “Laws against the possession, sale and use of marijuana are designed to protect the health, safety and well-being of Hoosiers statewide,” Indiana Attorney General Curtis […]
New York state is banning CBD vape and food manufacturing and asking 2019 hemp licensees to sign a waiver acknowledging the “inherent risk” of making a dietary supplement considered off-limits by federal health authorities. The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets also will require hemp-derived CBD supplements to go through the same testing as medical marijuana products. […]
It remains unclear how marijuana use by a pregnant woman could affect her unborn child, but there’s one thing for certain: It could mean having her family broken apart Shakira Kennedy was 27 years old and living in Brooklyn when she found out she was going to have twins. While many women experience morning sickness in their […]
After months of false starts and delays, New Jersey took a big step Monday toward legal weed, with state lawmakers advancing a bill that would legalize the possession and personal use of recreational marijuana. Committees from both the state Senate and Assembly approved the bill , which now awaits a full vote in the Democrat-controlled […]