Medical marijuana processing in Florida may be interrupted – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comMedical marijuana processing in Florida may be interruptedTampabay.comTALLAHASSEE — About half of the 13 Florida businesses allowed to grow, process and sell medical marijuana could be suspended from processing cannabis because of a little-noticed deadline in state law requiring food safety inspections — even though ...Michigan awards first medical marijuana licensesDetroit Free PressMich. OKs first licenses for medical pot firmsThe Read entire story

What to expect from Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries – WCPO

WCPOWhat to expect from Ohio medical marijuana dispensariesWCPOARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Ohio officials have said the state's medical marijuana program won't be ready to launch by the Sept. 8 deadline, but people at the future dispensaries like Verilife on Ridge Road in Columbia Township, Ohio, are still hard at ... (c) medical marijuana - Google News - Read entire story here. Read entire story

Approval of Epidiolex Validates What Many CBD Users Already Knew

The FDA announced in a press release on Monday that it had approved the “first drug comprised of an active ingredient derived from marijuana to treat rare, severe forms of epilepsy.” Prior to this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved only three cannabinoid-based medicines. None of the approved drugs contain, or are derived from, the whole cannabis plant. Instead, they are all created from isolated synthetics that do not Read entire story

The First Licensed Cannabis Retail Shop In Massachusetts Prepares For Its Big Opening

A major hurdle for recreational cannabis sales in the Bay State was cleared on Monday. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) has granted its first provisional retail license to sell adult-use marijuana. The five member commission unanimously voted to grant the license to Cultivate, a medical cannabis dispensary currently operating in Worcester County. The company describes itself as a farm-to-table operation, and takes pride in the Read entire story

What America Can Learn From Canada’s Cannabis Legalization – Forbes

ForbesWhat America Can Learn From Canada's Cannabis LegalizationForbesWhen the Canadian Senate recently passed the Cannabis Act, legalizing recreational marijuana, it created a blueprint for other countries looking to do the same — especially the United States. With medical marijuana now legal in 30 states (including ...Justin Trudeau's legalization of pot is a giant fraudWashington PostRussia rips Canada's 'high-handedness' Read entire story

Delaware House majority votes to legalize cannabis, but bill fails

On the evening of June 27, the Delaware House of Representatives voted 21-15 (with five not voting) to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. This was only the third time that the majority of a state legislative chamber voted to legalize and regulate marijuana! Unfortunately, however, a majority was not enough. A three-fifths supermajority — 25 votes — is required for any Delaware bill that includes taxes and fees. While we are Read entire story

Don’t miss the MPP and NJCIA Golf Tournament in New Jersey on July 15

In partnership with the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association (NJCIA), the Marijuana Policy Project is bringing supporters together for a friendly golf competition at the Linwood Country Club in New Jersey as we ramp up legalization efforts statewide. Please join us just across the bay from Atlantic City as we bring policymakers, politicians, cannabis industry experts, and friends together for a round of golf followed by a cocktail reception Read entire story

These martens are under threat because of marijuana growth, report … – CNN

CNNThese martens are under threat because of marijuana growth, report ...CNNThe Humboldt martens are bushy-tailed animals, part of the weasel family, and may become endangered -- partly because of cannabis.Growing marijuana could make these furry creatures an endangered specieswhnt.comall 10 news articles » (c) marijuana growing - Google News - Read entire story here. Read entire story

State Act has Stuck in a Congressional Black Hole

June 25, 2018In the first week of June, Coloradan Senator Cory Gardner presented a bill in Congress called States Act. In short, it demands the strengthening of the 10th Amendment. Initially, it seemed like the bill would be well received by the lawmakers. One of the reasons for this optimism was the support from President Trump who hinted that he might approve the bill.  Senator Gardner was also very hopeful for the bill after talking to the Read entire story

How You Can Use Terpenes to Control Your High: Part 1

When you’re not all that familiar with smoking weed, you often don’t know what to expect with the strain you have. Sometimes you might smoke a strain that makes you feel relaxed like Bubba Kush when you need motivation to get up and be active. Other times, you might take bong rips of an energetic sativa like Green Crack, when you meant to be settling down for the night. Next thing you know it’s 3 am and you're trying to learn how to play the Read entire story

4 Cannabis-Infused Wines Worth Buying

That supposedly healthy glass of wine a day might now be even more appealing to those that stay away from alcohol. Late last year, a new trend started brewing in states where recreational bud is legal — Cannabis-infused wines hit the market, offering its consumers an alcohol-free, cannabis-potent alternative. It may be more costly than the convenient and cheap box o’ wine. But try something even more daring than the spout, something that Read entire story

Molson Coors Said to Be in Talks With Marijuana Companies About Infused Beverages

Another major beermaker is looking at ways to enter the marijuana business. Denver-based Molson Coors Brewing Co. is weighing whether to expand into the sector with Canada poised to legalize the drug for recreational use this October. The brewer is said to have held talks with several Canadian-based marijuana companies to invest and collaborate in cannabis-infused beverages in an attempt to halt declining beer sales, according to a Friday report Read entire story

Mother of Three Treats Rare Auto-Immune Disease with Cannabis

CANNABIS CULTURE -  Meet MJ Martin; a young, vibrant woman. A married mother of three with no known previous health concerns.  Seemingly unexpectedly, she began having excruciating chest pain, and trouble swallowing. MJ was in pain daily, unable to eat or drink. Doctor after doctor, test after test and MJ was finally diagnosed with Achalasia. Achalasia is a rare esophageal motility disorder affecting about one person in 100,000 per year. There is Read entire story