Cannabis industry insiders brace for potential fallout as health officials report new vaping deaths, issue warnings

U.S. health officials were once again cautioning the public to refrain from using vaping products as related respiratory illnesses and even deaths continued to be disclosed last week.As of Friday...

Introducing the CBD Industry Association

The CBD Industry Association (CBDIATM) is a new program attracting cannabis professionals from all corners of the industry: extraction experts, entrepreneurs, medical professionals, and more. Industry players seek unification under the CBDIATM to...

Why ‘Hard Seltzer Summer’ Bodes Well for Cannabis Beverages

The Boston Beer Company, best known for its traditional flagship beer Samuel Adams Boston Lager, has had some tough years recently, as Americans continue to become more health-conscious. But they’re already getting...

Mississippi: Proponents Turn In Signatures for 2020 Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Comments Proponents of a 2020 statewide ballot measure to legalize and...

Business-friendly medical cannabis initiative moves forward in Mississippi

Published September 6, 2019 A Mississippi group advocating for medical...

Utah governor moves to scrap state-run medical marijuana system

Published September 6, 2019 Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is calling...

Massachusetts mayor charged with extorting cannabis businesses

Published September 6, 2019 (This story has been updated to...

Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

by NORML Comments The US Centers for Disease Control has now identified over 450 cases of respiratory...

Mexican Lawmakers Introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill

Photo Ellen HollandMexico is poised to became the third nation in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. This is in part because President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is in support and in...

Why hemp businesses are (mostly) shaking off transportation setback

National shipments of hemp and its byproducts will march on, even if some businesses take extra care in the wake of a surprising court ruling delaying the return of roughly...

Washington, DC: City Council Approves Workplace Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients

by NORML Comments District council members have enacted legislation — Act Number A23-0114: The Medical Marijuana Program...

Report: Domestic Hemp Production Soaring in 2019

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Comments State regulators licensed farmers and researchers to cultivate over 500,000...

What Are Marijuana Users Listening to When They Are High?

There is no denying that marijuana and music go hand in hand. Anyone who has ever gotten lost for hours in their favorite records after an ambitious night with a bong will...

Aurora Cannabis divests itself of Green Organic Dutchman, hemp subsidiary

Published September 4, 2019 Canadian marijuana giant Aurora Cannabis has...

Is Europe Getting on Board with CBD Legalization?

Analysts at Jefferies say the cannabis industry could reach $130 billion by 2029. “This assumes full U.S. federal legalization, full recreational and medical legalization across Europe, full medical and recreational...

Review: ‘Weed: Everything You Want To Know But Are Always Too Stoned To Ask’ Is Instructive Fun

A section of the book's illustration "The Stoner Starter Pack" by Tru Tran.A lot of people labor under the impression that when something is cute, that thing is not worthy of...

U.S. Student Held in Russian Jail For a Month Over Medical Marijuana Possession

Kresty Prison in St. Petersburg, Russia / PHOTO Konstantin MalanchevU.S. citizen Audrey Eliza Lorber, 19, has been held in a St. Petersburg jail for over a month — and all...

The Surgeon General Launches a New Anti-Cannabis Campaign

The U.S. Surgeon General, joined by the secretary of Health & Human Services, issued a new warning last week about the supposed dangers of cannabis, especially stressing use by adolescents and...

POTUS: Feds “Allowing States” to Choose Legalization

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Comments The federal government is not standing in the way of...

Beyond the Dispensary: Three key strategies for getting hemp products on shelves

(Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series on retailing trends in the hemp industry. To read the previous installment, click here.)(This story has been updated to correct the spelling...

Bay Faction give suburban life a spin on their new single “Swan Dive”

Hear a snappy new track from the New Jersey-via-Boston band.

 Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA) Subsidiary of Medical Marijuana, Inc., Launches New High-Potency CBD Formulation

HempMeds®, Subsidiary of Medical Marijuana, Inc., Launches New High-Potency CBD Formulation of Its Active Relief Roll-On Topical  Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) (the “Company”), the first-ever...

24 exciting 420 Party Ideas You Want To Do

For those of us who don’t know this yet,the number 420 is a famous secret word for marijuana. 420 parties refer to parties that are...

Pokémon Collaborates with Daniel Arsham on Sculptural Art Project

The Pokémon Company has announced Pokémon's very first collaborative art project with American artist, Daniel Arsham. For the project, Arsham will present a sculptural collection...

The North Face SS20 Black Series Debuts at Paris Fashion Week Event

After revamping their focus on design-driven outerwear a couple of weeks back with the introduction of the SS20 Black Series, The North Face cemented the...

Nicki Minaj Says Her Husband Is Unaware Of Hate Against Him

Nicki Minaj could not care less about your think pieces on her husband, Kenneth Petty, and apparently, neither could he. The seasoned Femcee has been...

New Balance, NBA Announce Multi-Year Partnership

New Balance's resurgence in the basketball space reached new heights on Thursday, as the Boston-based brand announced a multi-year partnership with the NBA, that will make...

Aimé Leon Dore Teases Another New Balance Collab

Aimé Leon Dore has been on top of its New Balance collabs. From pastel-heavy 997s to modern tweaks of several 990 versions, the New York...

Hemp CBD Across Europe: The United Kingdom

By Nathalie Bougenies, Attorney at Harris Bricken The enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill and the legalization of hemp and hemp derivative including cannabidiol (“CBD”), has led...

Nick Cannon Recalls Shooting His Shot With Tamron Hall

Radio host Nick Cannon took a walk down memory lane recently on his Power 106 morning show. Cannon was chatting with fellow talk show host Tamron Hall...

Call for National Lab Testing Standards

Medical and Recreational Marijuana: Legal Issues, Operational Challenges and Regulatory Hurdles That Marijuana-Related Businesses Frequently Encounter PART 3 of 6:  An Overview of How the Lack...

Nicki Minaj & Kenneth Petty Defended By Soca Star Over Carnival Encounter

Famed Trinidadian soca star Iwer George was just trying to get Nicki Minaj to participate in some Carnival fun when the rapper's husband, Kenneth Petty, lightly pushed...