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...

22Gz Proves He's The Brooklyn Drill General In Funk Flex Freestyle

Flatbush, N.Y., native 22Gz, a pioneer of the exploding Brooklyn drill scene, displayed his uncanny lyricism with some rapid fire word plays on a recent...

Here Are the 2020 GRAMMY Winners

The 62nd annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony is celebrating another bright year in music, honoring trailblazers and new comers who have made sizeable impacts on the...

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish reigns supreme with clean sweep in major categories

The Grammy Awards 2020, the annual ceremony recognizing achievements in the music industry, took place in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26th. Billie Eilish was the...

Shaq, Michael Jordan, Nike, Barack Obama, Kanye West & More Mourn Death of Kobe Bryant

A tragic ending to an immense legacy, Kobe Bryant passed away earlier today at 41, sending shock waves throughout the community. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna...

Grammys 2020: Rosalía performs “Juro Que” and “MALAMENTE”: Watch

Best New Artist nominee Rosalía took the stage at the Grammy Awards 2020 to perform a dazzling rendition of “Juro Que” and “MALAMENTE”, the Flamenco...

Grammys 2020: Nipsey Hussle honored with star-studded tribute performance: Watch

The life and legacy of late rapper Nipsey Hussle was celebrated with a special Grammys tribute on Sunday. The moving performance saw musicians like John Legend, DJ...

Diddy warns Grammys: “You’ve got 365 days to get this sh*t together”

Sean “Diddy” Combs wants The Recording Academy to stop messing around with the Grammys. After accepting the Salute to Industry Icons Award at a pre-Grammys Gala...

Lizzo Performs ‘Cuz I Love You’ & ‘Truth Hurts’ Live At 2020 GRAMMYs

The 62nd annual GRAMMY Awards take place at the Staples Centre in L.A. tonight despite the tragic passing of legend Kobe Bryant which shocked and...

Rhymesayers Call Off Twin Cities' Soundset Festival 2020

Rhymesayers Entertainment has made major strides as an independent label, especially when it comes down to putting on for Twin Cities hip-hop. Although the local...

Grammys 2020: Lizzo performs “Cuz I Love You” and “Truth Hurts”: Watch

Consequence of Sound named Lizzo one of the Best Live Acts of 2019, and her performance at the Grammys on Sunday proved the accolades were...

2020 Grammy Awards: Complete List Of Winners

"Music's biggest night" is here. The industry's finest have all gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate what the Recording Academy has deemed to be the best of...

Disney x Adidas UltraBoost "Mickey Mouse" Coming Soon: Official Photos

Adidas has never been shy to collaborate with pop culture institutions. This is especially true when it comes to their sneakers. Recently, it was revealed...