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...

Best New Tracks: YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Brodinski, Gucci Mane & More

Brodinski & Doe Boy - "Gang"Over four years after the release of his previous studio album Brava, Brodinski is giving listeners a preview of his...

A hemp headache

by Damian Mann of the Mail Tribune For 38 years, Arnie Abrams has enjoyed his quiet country life outside of Ashland with idyllic views of...

Danny Brown "Uknowhatimsayin¿" Review

By the time Danny Brown’s third studio album, Old, came around, he was already fielding suggestions from fans and peers that he should return to...

Will October Brings The Bulls Back Into Pot Stocks 

The past few months have brought a bad name on the future of the pot stock market. This, however, is something that can be easily...

How The Hilarious War Between Jamaica & Barbados Over Rihanna’s True Nationality Began… Allegedly

Source: David M. Benett / Getty Rihanna is not Jamaican  — I repeat, she is NOT Jamaican. But, Jamaicans are hilariously trying to make the world...

CBD for Arthritic Dogs: University 'Clinical' Trial

Go into most any boutique pet store these days and you’ll likely find a selection of hemp-sourced CBD oil tucked safely away behind the counter...

Watch Wale’s Entertaining Interview with The Breakfast Club

Wale has released his 6th studio album Wow.. That’s Crazy today which is getting a great reaction from fans. It is led by the number...

Pusha T Remixes HBO’s ‘Succession’ Theme Song [Listen]

Source: Forbidden Fruit Festival 2016 at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham – Day 1 Featuring: Pusha T Where: Dublin, Ireland When: 03 Jun 2016 Credit: WENN.com...

T.I. Explains Why Lil’ Kim Edges Out Nicki Minaj In Hip-Hop History On ‘Expeditiously’

Source: Aaron J. Thornton / Getty Lil’ Kim (who just dropped a new album) and Nicki Minaj may not be very fond of each other, but...

Amber Rose Gives Birth, Names Son Slash Electric

Source: BG005/Bauer-Griffin / Getty Amber Rose is officially a mother of two. The news was announced by the proud father, Def Jam executive  Alexander “AE” Edwards who...

Ballantine's True Music at ADE on October 16

Featuring sets from Shanti Celeste, Harri & Domenic and a club culture documentary screeningContinue reading...

BlackEyePatch and Reebok Team Up For New Daytona DMX II

Tokyo-based brand BlackEyePatch is known for artfully reinterpreting street-rooted subcultures through its clothing, and it's now brought that signature aesthetic onto the Reebok Daytona DMX...