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Around the world attitudes towards the use of cannabis are shifting. Mexico’s new government plans to legalise recreational cannabis use, as does the incoming government of Luxembourg. Meanwhile, New Zealand’s leaders are considering a referendum on what their approach should be. As public opinion – and that of governments – changes, it seems increasingly likely […]
Herb interviews ganja guru Ed Rosenthal. Ed Rosenthal (aka the Guru of Ganja) is a legend in the cannabis community. He’s the most famous cannabis grower in the world and the author of numerous books on the subject, including the Grower’s Handbook, which is still used at Oaksterdam University as their cultivation textbook. He’s also […]
Licensed producer RedeCan is requesting a return of lot B.E.C. 4B2L3, after five complaints about mould A 34-year-old London, Ont., woman says she was “pretty upset” this week after she found mould in a nugget of recreational cannabis ordered from the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS). The woman, whose name has been withheld because she fears an […]
Newsletter: A closer look at the day’s most notable stories Elon Musk’s lows and highs NASA doesn’t like potheads. That, apparently, is the not-so-hidden message being sent to Silicon Valley bad boy Elon Musk via a newly announced safety review of his private rocket company SpaceX. The probe, first reported yesterday in the Washington Post, will also look at Boeing — […]
Cannabis retailers in Canada began to run low on supplies from the very first day of legalisation a month ago. How long are shortages expected to continue as the new market for recreational cannabis finds its feet? In the early days of legalisation, James Burns was confident his company had enough product on the shelves […]
Epidiolex, the first cannabis-based medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, is now available by prescription in all 50 states. The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in patients 2 and older to treat two types of epileptic syndromes: Dravet syndrome, a rare genetic dysfunction of the brain that begins in the first year […]
Tuesday’s election will have major short- and long-term effects on marijuana policy. In the immediate sense, Michigan became the tenth state to legalize marijuana for adults, while successful ballot measures in Missouri and Utah brings the total number of states with medical marijuana laws on the books to 33. Numerous pro-legalization candidates were also elected […]
By Mike Adams Forbes Contributor Cannabidiol, otherwise referred to as CBD is considered by a growing number of Americans to be the best thing since sliced bread. Not only does this non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant provide people with relief from conditions ranging from anxiety to chronic pain, but it’s also mostly overlooked by law […]
What challenges are to come as the Great White North goes green and the U.S. Hemp Farming Act of 2018 allows its hemp farmers to compete? Canada has officially legalized and regulated the production, sale, and adult-use of cannabis. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says this approach will “kneecap,” or cripple, black market sales, protect the […]