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...

A Complete Guide to Eminem’s Beefs, From Will Smith to Nick Cannon

Eminem is recognized as one of the true GOATs of the rap game. However, the Detroit rapper born Marshall Mathers didn’t earn his crown without...

5 problems hemp farmers face this year

Bottlenecks abound on the production end—and that’s not even counting the fundamentals of weather and hemp farming competence. Five years ago, farmers were racing to get...

size? collections – Bobbito Garcia – DJ, Filmmaker & Footwear Expert

Away from all the hip hop and the filmmaking, Bobbito Garcia’s influence in ‘sneaker culture’ is not to be taken with a pinch of salt...

Celebrate 25 years of an icon with the Air Max 95 Premium ‘Greedy 2.0’

2020 marks 25 years since Nike first introduced the Air Max 95. Sergio Lozano’s legendary silhouette has seen countless reinventions and colour-ups throughout its quarter...

Freddie Gibbs & Alchemist Make Big Moves On "Alfredo" Ft. Rick Ross, Tyler, The Creator, & More

On the one hand, 2020 has been a bit of a cluster as it seems that the world continues to spin out of control. On...

Juls and Sango Drop Experimental EP 'Fufu & Grits'

Seattle-based DJ and record producer Sango and prolific Afrobeats producer Juls have joined forces on a new two-track EP called Fufu & Grits. Marking Soulection...

Charlamagne Tha God Speaks On Joe Biden "Ain't Black" Comment

The Brilliant Idiots podcast, which is hosted by Charlamagne Tha God and New York comedian Andrew Schulz, tends to be a space where Charlamagne can...

Recipe: CBD gummy jewels in pomegranate or orange-lime flavor

Relaxing cannabidiol? Bursting with fun gummy flavor? Get me two. The post Recipe: CBD gummy jewels in pomegranate or orange-lime flavor appeared first on Leafly.

Aurora Cannabis Completes Acquisition of Reliva LLC

EDMONTON, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - PRESS RELEASE - Aurora Cannabis Inc., a Canadian cannabis company, has announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition...

DROOL Releases David Heo's New Evocative Collage-Style Print

To create an environment for people to browse and purchase artwork from their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, global platform DROOL is launching prints by...

Jimmy Fallon Apologizes For Resurfaced Blackface ‘SNL’ Skit

Source: NBC / Getty Late Night talk show host Jimmy Fallon is apologizing after an old Saturday Night Live skit featuring the comedian donning Blackface. On Tuesday (May...

adidas ZX8000 "Core Black" Is Swathed in Supple Suede

adidas Originals has been making apt use of the classic ZX8000 in the spring months, putting forth both compelling in-line colorways and appealing collaborations with...