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...

Sean Garrett & The-Dream Went Head To Head In Epic “Battle of the Writers” On IG Live

Source: Prince Williams / Getty Sean Garrett and The-Dream are both known for their legendary bops, but when the two were asked to go head to...

What It Takes to Be and Remain a Writer

Writing is easy but being a writer isn’t. Here’s why.Continue reading on The Startup »

Financial Reports Highlight American Cannabis Industry Strength and CBD Weakness

The Public Cannabis Company Revenue & Income Tracker, managed by New Cannabis Ventures, ranks the top revenue producing cannabis stocks that generate industry sales of more...

R.I.P. Krzysztof Penderecki, Favored Composer of David Lynch and Stanley Kubrick, Dies at 86

Krzysztof Penderecki, the legendary Polish composer and favorite of filmmakers such as David Lynch and Stanley Kubrick, has died at the age of 86. Andrzej Giza...

Political Brew: Coronavirus and the economy, the June primary, and the Senate campaign - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Political Brew: Coronavirus and the economy, the June primary, and the Senate campaign  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Boise startup reworks CBD and THC testing technology to test for COVID-19 in minutes - KTVB.com

Boise startup reworks CBD and THC testing technology to test for COVID-19 in minutes  KTVB.com

Quibi Debuts Trailer For Lena Waithe’s ‘You Aint Got These’ Sneaker Culture Series

Quibi has released a trailer for actress/writer Lena Waithe‘s upcoming “You Aint Got These” series, which documents the history of sneaker culture. In the intro...

Tiger King's Joe Exotic Is Thrilled About Show's Success

Tiger King, capitalizing on the lack of anything to do but watch Netflix with the Coronavirus on the rise, has become the latest TV monocultural...

Ben & Jerry’s And Nike SB To Release A “Chunky Dunky” Dunk

In the past few years, the food industry has become increasingly invested in the world of sneaker culture, with notables the likes of Arizona Iced...

The Week In Cannabis: Marijuana Stocks Outperform S&P Again As Weed Is Deemed 'Essential' In COVID-19 Times

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread, more and more states in the U.S. decide to declare cannabis an "essential" good, just like basic...

South African Star Nasty C Signs with Def Jam; Shares New Single ‘There They Go’

South African star rapper Nasty C is making his official move into the US market with a new deal with Def Jam Recordings in a...

Air Jordan 1 High OG "Game Royal" Drops This Spring: Photos

One of the staples of sneaker culture over the last 35 years has been the Air Jordan 1 High OG. This sneaker has received numerous colorways...