State of the Leaf: Sacramento Sees 500% Drop in Cannabis Arrests

Apr 26 8:12pm Leafly
State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world. The post State of the Leaf: Sacramento Sees 500\% Drop in Cannabis Arrests appeared first on Leafly.
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Pennsylvania MMJ Licensing Draws Hundreds of Applicants

Apr 26 7:09pm Leafly
Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program remains on schedule after hundreds of applications poured in from those who want to grow, process and dispense it. The post Pennsylvania MMJ Licensing Draws Hundreds of Applicants appeared first on Leafly.
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Budtender Product Spotlight: Dockside Cannabis in SODO, Seattle

Apr 26 6:43pm Leafly
Austin Tucker, budtender at Dockside SODO in Seattle, shares a few of his favorite cannabis products as well as his thoughts on what the local cannabis industry is missing. The post Budtender Product Spotlight: Dockside Cannabis in SODO, Seattle appeared first on Leafly.
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MA Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy Reviews Long List of Bills

Apr 26 6:30pm Marijuana
When Massachusetts voters acted to pass marijuana legalization back in November, the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy was formed to help usher in the ever evolving cannabis climate. The committee, chaired by Sen. Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville) and Rep. Mark Cusack (D-Braintree), is tasked with transforming a piece of legislature into a functional and regulated marijuana [...]...
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National District Attorneys Association Seeks National Prohibition

Apr 26 4:46pm Marijuana
With the ominous declaration that children have greater access to marijuana because of state-level legalization, the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) wants to see federal drug laws enforced across the country. The NDAA’s position on marijuana: Federal drug enforcement policy regarding the manufacture, importation, possession, use and distribution of marijuana should be applied consistently across [...]...
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O Cannabiz Shows Us the Future of Marijuana in Canada

Apr 26 4:13pm Marijuana
It has always been difficult to predict how the future of cannabis will unfold. Perhaps the most effective way to see where the industry is headed would be to attend the many events that support its continued emergence. One of those important occasions is the brand new O Cannabiz Conference that just had its first year [...]...
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Cannabis Cultural Association Empowers Cannabis Entrepreneurs

Apr 26 3:59pm The Weed Blog
Cannabis Cultural Association Empowers Next Generation of Cannabis Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners The Cannabis Cultural Association (CCA) strives to involve underrepresented communities in the legal cannabis/hemp industry, by providing informational workshops, cultural programs, and community events with an emphasis on issues disproportionately affecting communities of color: access to medical cannabis, adult use legalization, and [...] The post Cannabis Cultural Association Empowers Cannabis Entrepreneurs appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Berlin Researchers Hope to Recruit 25,000 Marijuana Consumers for Massive Study

Apr 26 3:56pm TheJointBlog
A research initiative is hoping to get approval for a study that would require recruiting 25,000 marijuana consumers in Berlin. According to The Local, the group called the Research Initiative on Cannabis Consumption is hoping to get an application for a new study approved so that they can analyze the “consequences of cannabis for psychologically … Continue reading » The post Berlin Researchers Hope to Recruit 25,000 Marijuana Consumers for Massive Study appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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New York Committee Votes Unanimously to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Apr 26 3:44pm TheJointBlog
A key legislative committee in New York has voted to add post traumatic stress disorder to the state’s list of qualifying medical marijuana conditions. Assembly Bill 7006 was passed yesterday by the Assembly Health Committee with a unanimous 26 to 0 vote. The proposal is sponsored by a bipartisan coalition of 36 Assemblymembers (30 Democrats … Continue reading » The post New York Committee Votes Unanimously to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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A Higher Calling: Inside Denvers International Church of Cannabis

Apr 26 3:20pm Leafly
A Colorado religious non-profit organization aims to educate and enlighten those who believe the use of cannabis as a sacrament can simulate ascension to a higher state of being. The post A ‘Higher’ Calling: Inside Denver’s International Church of Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.
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Legal Marijuana Sales Exceeded $45 Million on April 20 (4/20)

Apr 26 3:09pm TheJointBlog
There was over $45 million in legal marijuana sold on April 20 (4/20), the unofficial cannabis holiday, according to a new report. MJ Freeway, a leading provider of seed-to-sale tracking for the cannabis industry, reports that cannabis retail sales for April 20 exceeded $45 million, a 20\% increase compared to the 2016 holiday. Prior to 4/20, … Continue reading » The post Legal Marijuana Sales Exceeded $45 Million on April 20 (4/20) appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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New High CBD Marijuana Strain Smokes High Times Strongest Strains on Earth

Apr 26 2:51pm STUFF STONERS LIKE
A new high CBD marijuana strain has clocked in with the highest amount of CBD yet to be recorded. We're talking a whopping 22.5\% CBD and only 2.71\% THC. The post New High CBD Marijuana Strain Smokes High Times Strongest Strains on Earth appeared first on STUFF STONERS LIKE.
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Top 10 Heady Glass Makers That Blow Minds And Mind-Boggling Glass

Apr 26 2:13pm STUFF STONERS LIKE
Heady glass is hella stuff stoners like. Mat Lee details the top ten best mind-blowing glass blowers in the game. The post Top 10 Heady Glass Makers That Blow Minds And Mind-Boggling Glass appeared first on STUFF STONERS LIKE.
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What is CBG (Cannabigerol)?

Apr 26 1:31pm Leaf Science
CBG is the stem cell for many compounds in marijuana, including THC and CBD. Cannabinoids are the active chemicals found in marijuana. They are specific... The post What is CBG (Cannabigerol)? appeared first on Leaf Science.
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Nevada Hemp Legalization Bill Passed Unanimously by Senate

Apr 26 1:30pm TheJointBlog
Nevada’s Senate has unanimously voted to legalize the production and cultivation of industrial hemp. The Senate passed Senate Bill 396 with a unanimous 20 to 0 vote, with one member absent. This send it to the House of Representatives, where passage would put it to the desk of Governor Brian Sandoval for consideration. Existing Nevada … Continue reading » The post Nevada Hemp Legalization Bill Passed Unanimously by Senate appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes Through Vermont Senate

Apr 26 1:14pm The Weed Blog
With all of the state legislatures being in session and the current state of momentum in the cannabis policy reform movement, it is no surprise that many states are seeing marijuana bills and other proposals come through for consideration.  The State of Vermont is no exception. Just recently, the Vermont Senate voted 21-9 in favor [...] The post Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes Through Vermont Senate appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Denver City Council Passes Ordinance to Allow Marijuana Outlets to Stay Open Longer

Apr 26 1:10pm TheJointBlog
An ordinance extending the hours marijuana businesses can remain open has been passed by Denver’s full City Council. The council approved the ordinance with an 11 to 2 vote. The new law allows marijuana retail outlets to stay open an additional three hours. Starting May 1st, such outlets must be closed by 10pm; under current … Continue reading » The post Denver City Council Passes Ordinance to Allow Marijuana Outlets to Stay Open Longer appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Nevada Senate Votes to Add Opioid Addiction as Qualifying Medical Marijuana Condition

Apr 26 1:01pm TheJointBlog
A bill to allow those with opioid addiction to legally possess and use medical marijuana – along with some other changes – has been passed by Nevada’s full Senate. Nevada Senate Bill 374 was given approval yesterday by the state’s Senate with a 12 to 9 vote, sending it to the House of Representatives for … Continue reading » The post Nevada Senate Votes to Add Opioid Addiction as Qualifying Medical Marijuana Condition appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Survey of Cannabis Users about Trump Administration

Apr 26 1:00pm The Weed Blog
New survey results show that 40\% of cannabis users feel the Trump Administration will have a negative effect on future of marijuana in the U.S. 70\% feel that marijuana should be regulated the same as alcohol and tobacco in the U.S. We think this speaks mounds about where the American public is at with the [...] The post Survey of Cannabis Users about Trump Administration appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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ICCI says carcinogens in 20 CBD products

Apr 26 12:42pm HempToday
HempToday ICCI says carcinogens in 20 CBD products Only 9 of 29 European CBD oils proved “satisfactory” when tested for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) — classified as carcinogens — in a recent study... ICCI says carcinogens in 20 CBD products HempToday...
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Highest Testing CBD Strain Created by Yerba Buena Farms in Oregon

Apr 26 12:17pm The Weed Blog
The Weed Blog is excited to announce that one of Oregon’s premier cannabis farms, Yerba Buena, has created and released their highest testing CBD strain, “Corazon” (Spanish for “Heart”). This new highest testing CBD strain is a cross between Charlotte’s Web and AC/DC. Testing at 22.5\% CBD and 2.71\% THC by Pixis Labs under Oregon’s ORELAP-certified [...] The post Highest Testing CBD Strain Created by Yerba Buena Farms in Oregon appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Denver Dispensaries Extend Hours to 10 PM

Apr 26 12:11pm Marijuana
Starting Monday, May 1, Dispensaries in Denver, Colorado will be able to serve consumers for an extra three hours. The Denver City Council approved the recently introduced measure by a vote of 11-2, expanding dispensary hours from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Opponents of the bill, believing the extended hours would be bad for surrounding neighborhoods, [...]...
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Accessing Mail Order Services from the VCBC

Apr 26 12:11pm Cannabis Digest
How to access mail order service from Victoria Cannabis Buyers’ Club By Julia Veintrop For the people who are unable to access a Licensed Producer or would rather go to a dispensary, being able to sign up, place an order, make a payment, and get a trackable parcel mailed to your door can mean the […] The post Accessing Mail Order Services from the VCBC appeared first on Cannabis Digest.
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Supporters of Marijuana Legalization Rally in Eastons Centre Square

Apr 26 11:48am NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
Supporters of marijuana legalization gathered in Easton's Centre Square to rally for marijuana law reforms on the local and state level. Members of Lehigh Valley NORML provided educational materials to attendees and spoke about several marijuana bills being considered by state lawmakers.
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The Current State of Cannabis Science

Apr 26 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
A few months ago, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a study of studies, reporting on the cumulative research to date on marijuana in a paper titled “The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids.” There was some initial buzz, but only recently has the media really dug into the report — including […]...
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Tired of Infused Chocolates? Try These Delicious Drinkable Edibles Instead

Apr 26 10:00am Leafly
Infused baked goods can get a bit tiring after a while, so why not switch it up and try drinking your cannabis instead? The post Tired of Infused Chocolates? Try These Delicious Drinkable Edibles Instead appeared first on Leafly.
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Action Bronson Made a Dab Rig With Elbo

Apr 26 9:30am Marijuana
Rapper. Chef. TV Personality. Hash Connoisseur … and Glass Blower? Cannabis renaissance man Action Bronson does it all. No longer content with just collecting glass, Bronson took a turn behind the torch with Elbo and the result is a multi-colored raptor with an eye-patched poodle disk attached. While Elbo did the heavy lifting, Bronson crafted [...]...
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The Classic Redux Series continues with four new cannabis strains

Apr 26 7:00am Sensi Seeds Blog
The second wave of the Classic Redux Series is here! Another four new cannabis seed strains are now available, bringing yet more original Sensi Seed Bank varieties to a whole new generation of growers in formats that utilize the most modern advantages of cannabis cultivation. Discover new legends waiting to be grown! The post The Classic Redux Series continues with four new cannabis strains appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog.
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Hemp study from U.S. on tap at EIHA

Apr 26 6:12am HempToday
HempToday Hemp study from U.S. on tap at EIHA U.S.-based research about diseases common to the hemp plant will be presented during this year’s European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) conference, June 7-8 in Cologne,... Hemp study from U.S. on tap at EIHA HempToday...
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Key decision looms for Australia, N. Zealand

Apr 26 5:16am HempToday
HempToday Key decision looms for Australia, N. Zealand The governments of Australia and New Zealand will consider freeing up their respective hemp food markets at a meeting tomorrow. A bilateral Ministerial Forum on... Key decision looms for Australia, N. Zealand HempToday...
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What Is The International Church Of Cannabis?

Apr 26 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
The International Church of Cannabis opened last April 20 in Denver, Colorado.
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How to Store Medical Marijuana

Apr 26 12:00am Marijuana Doctor's RSS Feed
While strain preferences differ considerably from one patient to the next, there’s one thing that every medical marijuana patient seems to agree on. They want their cannabis to remain fresh, flavorful and potent – nobody likes old weed. Nothing beats a freshly cured batch of tangy flowers, perfectly ripe and ready to smoke. The problem is that, over time, the same flowers can...
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Massachusetts Supreme Court Throws Out Over 21,000 Drug Convictions

Apr 25 6:41pm TheJointBlog
In the largest dismissal of convictions in U.S. history, Massachusetts has thrown out more than 21,000 drug convictions linked to a former state chemist who admitted to faking test results. The convictions were overturned by the Massachusetts Supreme Court several years after former chemist Annie Dookhan admitted to faking test results in 2013. The court … Continue reading » The post Massachusetts Supreme Court Throws Out Over 21,000 Drug Convictions appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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The Fate of Victorias First Legal Cannabis Crop

Apr 25 6:11pm Leafly
Victoria, Australia’s first state to legalize medical cannabis, harvested its first crop last year. Here's where it's headed. The post The Fate of Victoria’s First Legal Cannabis Crop appeared first on Leafly.
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Canadians Still Arrested For Pot Despite Looming Legalization

Apr 25 5:30pm Marijuana
Although the government of Canada is in the process of legalizing adult-use marijuana, at times it can be hard to tell. Legalization was a major campaign promise for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, however, his refusal to decriminalize the plant in the interim has been widely criticized. This dissidence has come from members of the opposition [...]...
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Can You Donate Blood If You Smoke Weed

Apr 25 5:19pm STUFF STONERS LIKE
Ever asked can i donate blood if i smoke weed? Well with Wold Blood Day approaching can you donate blood if you smoke weed? Here's what you need to know. The post Can You Donate Blood If You Smoke Weed appeared first on STUFF STONERS LIKE.
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10 Easy Ways to Make Your AirBnb 420-Friendly

Apr 25 4:55pm Leafly
There are many ways Airbnb hosts can accommodate cannabis-friendly guests, so we asked veteran hosts to share some of their best 420-friendly tips. The post 10 Easy Ways to Make Your AirBnb 420-Friendly appeared first on Leafly.
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What is AirBnbs Cannabis Policy?

Apr 25 4:55pm Leafly
Travelers to legal states often turn to Airbnb for lodging that allows them to consume in compliance with local laws. But is this really allowed? The post What is AirBnb’s Cannabis Policy? appeared first on Leafly.
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Americans for Tax Reform Endorses Allowing Legal Marijuana Businesses to Take Tax Deductions

Apr 25 4:35pm TheJointBlog
Americans for Tax Reform, one of the largest conservative groups in the country, has sent a letter to lawmakers urging a change in federal tax laws in regards to marijuana. Congressman Curbelo (R-Fla.) and Congressman Blumenauer (R-Ore.) have introduced House Resolution 1810, the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2017, which would remove the inequities … Continue reading » The post Americans for Tax Reform Endorses Allowing Legal Marijuana Businesses to Take Tax Deductions appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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What Is a Gravity Bong and How Do You Make One?

Apr 25 4:09pm Leafly
Learn what a gravity bong is, how it works, and follow a quick and easy guide on how to make your own version using household materials. The post What Is a Gravity Bong and How Do You Make One? appeared first on Leafly.
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Growing Number of Baby Boomers Are Using Marijuana

Apr 25 4:01pm Marijuana
The first time Susan smoked pot, she was 16. It was the fall of 1965, and she was hanging out in the lobby of the newly built Inn on the Park, where singer/songwriter Bob Dylan was holed up while in town for a concert at Massey Hall. “You know, the one where he went electric, [...]...
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Cannabis Juicing: Uses, Effects and Best Recipes

Apr 25 2:44pm Leaf Science
For those who don’t smoke or vape but still want to get the health benefits of cannabis, juicing raw cannabis might be the answer. Raw... The post Cannabis Juicing: Uses, Effects and Best Recipes appeared first on Leaf Science.
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15 Shocking Weed Statistics

Apr 25 2:25pm Marijuana World News
Everyone now knows that weed is doing a lot more than simply getting people high. Here is a list of 15 shocking weed statistics you will find very interesting. 1. It Takes 800 Joints To Kill You From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 2. Rates of Obesity are 1/3 Lower In Weed Consumers 3. Every Hemp Plant...
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Growing Marijuana: Big Cannabis Warehouse Part 3

Apr 25 2:19pm MarijuanaGrowing.com
We continue the tour at the Elements of Purpose (EOP) cannabis cultivation warehouse in Denver, Colorado. Actually they call the cultivation facility the Toy Store. This marijuana video goes through the marijuana drying process. Laws complicate marijuana harvest that must be weighed at each stage of production. Marijuana stems, flowers and leaves are all separated…...
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In a Milestone Vote, ASTM Welcomes the Cannabis Industry

Apr 25 1:46pm Leafly
Most industries have ASTM standards for common products and processes. Cannabis doesn't. But it soon will. The post In a Milestone Vote, ASTM Welcomes the Cannabis Industry appeared first on Leafly.
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Register Today for the Cannabis Health Summit

Apr 25 1:30pm Leafly
The Cannabis Health Summit is a virtual, live-streaming event that covers topics pertaining to cannabis and health from some of the world’s top cannabis experts. The post Register Today for the Cannabis Health Summit appeared first on Leafly.
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Marijuana May Be A Miracle Treatment For Children With Autism

Apr 25 1:26pm Marijuana World News
When Noa Shulman came home from school, her mother, Yael, sat her down to eat, then spoon-fed her mashed sweet potatoes — mixed with cannabis oil. Noa, who has a severe form of autism, started to bite her own arm. “No sweetie,” Yael gently told her 17-year-old daughter. “Here, have another bite of this.” Noa...
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How Medical Marijuana Can Benefit Families

Apr 25 1:20pm The Weed Blog
How Medical Marijuana Can Benefit Families What if your little girl was suffering from nearly 200 seizures daily, and modern prescriptions weren’t doing much of anything to curb the symptoms or reduce the seizures? Imagine being the little girl’s family who reviewed anecdotal claims that marijuana oil could help relieve her epilepsy. You’d likely already [...] The post How Medical Marijuana Can Benefit Families appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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5 Things Trudeaus Cannabis Interview Made Clear

Apr 25 1:09pm Leafly
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down this week for an hourlong discussion about the country's plan to legalize. The post 5 Things Trudeau’s Cannabis Interview Made Clear appeared first on Leafly.
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Measure to Regulate Marijuana Edibles Same as Other Foods Passes Washington Legislature

Apr 25 12:44pm TheJointBlog
Legislation requiring the state to regulate marijuana-infused food products (edibles) the same as other foods has been passed by Washington’s full legislature. House Bill 1462 has been sent to Governor Jay Inslee for consideration after passage in both the House of Representatives and Senate. The measure would require “the department of agriculture to regulate marijuana-infused … Continue reading » The post Measure to Regulate Marijuana Edibles Same as Other Foods Passes Washington Legislature appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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WA Bill to Legalize Marijuana Sharing and Allow Producers to Sell Plants to Patients Passes Legislature

Apr 25 12:33pm TheJointBlog
An omnibus bill making several positive changes to Washington’s marijuana law has been passed by the state’s full legislature. Senate Bill 5131 was sent to Governor Jay Inslee on Sunday after being approved by both the House (48 to 0) and Senate (74 to 24). The proposal would make several alterations to the state’s marijuana … Continue reading » The post WA Bill to Legalize Marijuana Sharing and Allow Producers to Sell Plants to Patients Passes Legislature appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Marijuana Poised to Steal Market Share From the Alcohol Industry

Apr 25 12:25pm The Weed Blog
Marijuana poised to steal market share from the alcohol industry. A new study from OutCo and Monocle Research shows 51\% of millennials in California will replace alcohol with marijuana.  While this is something many have wondered about, particularly with the passing of so many new cannabis laws in the last election cycle, this is the first [...] The post Marijuana Poised to Steal Market Share From the Alcohol Industry appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Montana Medical Marijuana Regulations a Vote Away From Governors Desk

Apr 25 12:22pm Leafly
Montana lawmakers were a vote away Monday from sending the governor a bill that creates licenses, fees and regulations for medical marijuana distributors. The post Montana Medical Marijuana Regulations a Vote Away From Governor’s Desk appeared first on Leafly.
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Finding Relief From Chiari Malformations With Cannabis Oil

Apr 25 12:15pm Marijuana
Patient diagnosed with Chiari malformations finds relief with CBD cannabis oil. In 2008 Paula Medina was suffering from anxiety, nerve pain, severe migraines, dizziness, numbness, difficulty swallowing, blurry vision, and tingling throughout her body. She went to two different physicians during the course of 2008 and 2009 for treatment. Both ordered MRIs and upon receiving [...]...
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Countrys First Cannabis Scholarship Funded By Colorado Pot Tax

Apr 25 11:29am Marijuana
The Colorado cannabis industry’s tax dollars have already been directed toward the state’s public school system and homeless population. Now, higher education has become the latest recipient of Colorado’s cannabis capital. In Pueblo County (Southern Colorado), any graduating high school senior that will attend either  Pueblo Community College or Colorado State University-Pueblo is eligible to [...]...
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Good News for California Cannabis Brand Owners (Finally)

Apr 25 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
One of the biggest hurdles for California cannabis brand owners has been the inability to secure California state trademark registrations for their marks. This has been a point of confusion for many clients who have successfully registered their trademarks in states like Washington, Oregon and Colorado, and hoped to do the same in California. Until […]...
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420 Careers Are Gaining Popularity

Apr 25 10:00am Cannabis Blog – Cannabis Training University
The attitude of society towards recreational cannabis is changing. Even though, marijuana is prohibited in the federal government, states like Alaska, Washington, DC, Oregon and Colorado have all declared the legality of recreational cannabis. Medical marijuana is also legal in over 20 states and this continues to grow as grassroots advocates campaign for more legislative freedom in other states. However, since 2013, the legal cannabis market has grown from $1.3 billion in sales to $2.7 billion. The Evolution As the cannabis industry evolves, employment opportunities that did not exist before are now opening up, providing 420 career paths to people […] The post 420 Careers Are Gaining Popularity appeared first on Cannabis Training University.
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Former NFL star endorses Elixinols newest release

Apr 25 3:16am HempToday
HempToday Former NFL star endorses Elixinol’s newest release Respira, a new line of cannabidiol (CBD) tinctures recently released by Denver, Colorado-based Elixinol, has already proven a hit with Leonard Marshall — who knows... Former NFL star endorses Elixinol’s newest release HempToday...
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Is The Cannabis Entourage Effect Real Or A Myth?

Apr 25 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
The entourage effect essentially means that cannabinoids work together to create a superior health effect or at the very minimal, changes the “high” of the strain you’re smoking.
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