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...

New York City NORML Awards Attempts to Bring Already Unified Cannabis Community Closer Together

On October 22nd, the recently established New York City chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) held its first award...

Donald Trump hosts screening of Joker at the White House

With a global box office grossing over $1 billion dollars, Joker has been seen by a whole lot of people. You can count Donald Trump...

"Ford V Ferrari" Finishes In First At The Box Office

Christian Bale and Matt Damon's new action-drama, Ford vFerrari, was able to lock down the top spot at the box office this weekend. The movie raked in $31...

Chief Keef Hosting Mortal Kombat Pop-Up Tournament On Dec. 15 In Long Beach, Calif.

View this post on Instagram @chieffkeeffsossa last night at our weekly!! We told you we had a few surprises #chiefkeef...

Budding Hemp Farmers Struggle To Find Success In The ‘Green Rush’

Hemp farming exploded after the 2018 Farm Bill passed last December. The bill decriminalized the plant at the federal level, opening the door for many U.S. farmers...

Eddie Murphy To Reprise Role In "Beverly Hills Cop 4" For Netflix

Eddie Murphy is back and landing gigs left right and center. After his film Dolemite Is My Name premiered at TIFF and later rolled out on Netflix...

How ad targeting by Google and Facebook weaponizes political misinformation - Axios

How ad targeting by Google and Facebook weaponizes political misinformation  Axios

What's Working: Summit matchmaking is connecting NH workers with training - The Union Leader

What's Working: Summit matchmaking is connecting NH workers with training  The Union Leader

Spike Lee Signs On To Direct "Prince Of Cats," A Hip-Hop Romeo & Juliet Film

Spike Lee's Netflix series adaption of his 1986 film She's Gotta Have It announced it's cancellation earlier in the summer but now the famed director is back with...

Hear the 'Queen & Slim' Soundtrack Featuring Lauryn Hill and More

The official soundtrack for Queen & Slim has arrived just before the anticipated film is scheduled to hit theaters nationwide later this month. In partnership...

Pick Your Playlist: "Fire Emoji" Or "On The Come Up"

In the world of hip hop, a lot can occur in a single week. That's why we update our playlists regularly to keep you in...

J Balvin Debuts His Latest Music Video & Single, "BLANCO"

A little over two weeks after the debut of a Spongebob Squarepants-themed Grillz collaboration with Ian Delucca, J Balvin is serving up a brand new...