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...

Theophilus London Shares New Single "Cuba"

Theophilus London has quietly been a major tastemaker in music and fashion for years. He's one of those people whose insistent on being in tune...

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...

Wes Ball Locked In To Direct Upcoming "Planet Of The Apes" Film

Planet of The Apes is one of those classic movies that, if revisited, has to be done right. Because the original has such a cult following...

The Artist Merch Holiday Gift Guide

Outside of a live concert, there’s no better time to stock up on artist merch than the holidays. Especially for die-hard fans, merch is a...

03 Greedo & Maxo Kream Break Into A Suburban Home In "Beg Your Pardon" Video

In the final stretch of 2019, 03 Greedo came through with one of the year's best releases. To be fair, he had already left his...

Snooki Is Retiring From "Jersey Shore," Says "I Need To See My Kids"

On Friday, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi revealed that she has no plans to return for a fourth season of Jersey Shore: Family Reunion. According to Complex, the reality star explained...

Sneaker Unboxing: Adidas Harden Vol. 4 vs Harden Vol. 3

James Harden's fourth Adidas signature sneaker - the Adidas Harden Vol. 4 - has hit the market in multiple colorways and we were lucky to...

Blueface, Rico Nasty, Polo G & More Talk Whether They Write Or Freestyle

Some say that in hip hop culture, the art of freestyling is on the decline as years progress. There are plenty of artists from younger...

Conquering the Canyonlands With Land Rover

When Land Rover launched its fourth (and current) generation of Range Rovers in 2012, we were given the opportunity in Morocco to learn first-hand the...

Hazel-E Announces Pregnancy: "I'm So Nervous, Happy, & Anxious"

She's taken a break from beefing with City Girls and accusing them of plagiarism, insulting supermodel Winnie Harlow by calling her "101 Dalmatians" and "salt...

Ray J Blames Himself For Fabolous Beef: "Too Much Fun Then Tweaking Out"

Following the meltdown that took place on social media between himself and his wife Princess Love, Ray J is singing her praises as much as...

Pepa's Daughter Egypt Auditioned For Biopic But Wasn't "Pepa" Enough

It was believed that Egypt Criss had an advantage over actresses who were up for the role in the forthcoming Salt-N-Pepa biopic. The film is set...