The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a request from an anti-legalization group to place marijuana and its derivatives on a list of restricted substances that are not “generally recognized as safe and effective.” The move is “not necessary for the protection of public health,” Janet Woodcock, the director of FDA’s Center for Drug […]
The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate. The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 – 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to legalize the cultivation, processing and sale […]
Recreational marijuana use officially became legal in Vermont on Sunday. Vermont is the ninth state in the U.S. to legalize cannabis for recreational use and also the first state in the country to do so through its legislature. The law was signed in January by the state’s governor, Phil Scott. Now, individuals 21 years of […]
But regulations around edibles currently prohibit this green beer from being sold An Alberta-based cannabis producer is hoping to grease the wheels of the liquor industry with a little marijuana oil. Element GP, based in Clearwater County, plans to provide the key ingredient for a non-alcoholic beer that is brewed from cannabis oil. The producer has joined […]
Call it the California Marijuanapocalypse of 2018. As of January 1, recreation cannabis has been legal in the state. A black market still runs underneath it all (Northern California alone supplies perhaps 75 percent of all marijuana across the United States), but cultivators and distributors are going legit, bringing themselves up to the rigorous testing […]
The National Cannabis Industry Association’s Cannabis Business Summit™ & Expo is officially the fastest-growing annual trade show in the United States, according to Trade Show Executive. The Cannabis Business Summit, NCIA’s flagship annual event, was awarded the top spot on Trade Show Executive’s annual “Fastest 50” list, honoring the 50 fastest-growing annual trade shows of the year. […]
The drug’s approval permits its use in patients aged two years and older with Dravet Syndrome (DS) and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), rare childhood-onset forms of epilepsy that are among the most resistant to treatment. The drug, Epidiolex, is made up of cannabidiol (CBD), one of the hundreds of molecules found in the marijuana plant, and […]
Regulators at the US Food and Drug Administration today granted market approval for Epidiolex, a prescription medicine containing a standardized formulation of plant-derived cannabidiol (CBD), for the explicit treatment of two rare forms of severe epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. The FDA’s decision was not unexpected, as the proprietary extract formulation — developed by the British biotechnology firm GW […]
With V-Day around the corner and more than two-thirds of US states already enacting responsible cannabis laws, this is a perfect time to explore ... Triangle Kush is a smooth indica dominant hybrid strain named as a tribute to the three marijuana capitals of Florida – Tampa, Jacksonville, and Miami.
Breeders have taken some of the most popular medical marijuana strains and put them together to make some of the best strains around. One such strain is Jack Diesel, which is a hybrid that came from the ever popular Jack Herer and NYC Diesel to create a sativa dominant strain with extremely potent ...