Legalization in Canada: The United Nations Problem

Apr 19 1:43pm Marijuana
Although it seems that everything is on track to legalize marijuana in Canada, the one elephant in the room which has not been addressed is how the country plans to navigate the UN Drug Control Treaties. Those prohibitionist-era documents include the Single Convention on Narcotics, the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and the Convention against Illicit [...]...
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8 Mainstream Marketing Campaigns That Have Embraced the 420 Crowd

Apr 19 1:40pm Leafly
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Report: Marijuana Impacting Alcohol Industry, Millenials Prefer Cannabis Over Alcohol

Apr 19 12:20pm TheJointBlog
According to a new report, marijuana is having a substantial impact on the alcohol industry, and a majority of millenials prefer cannabis over alcohol. OutCo, a Southern California-based cannabis company, has partnered with Monocle Research to conduct a new report on the growing use of cannabis in California and its impact on the alcohol industry. The study revealed a sea … Continue reading » The post Report: Marijuana Impacting Alcohol Industry, Millenials Prefer Cannabis Over Alcohol appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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420 Sin City Style

Apr 19 12:10pm The Weed Blog
With pot now being legal in the state of Nevada, you can say that this year’s 420 is about to be “lit”. Most dispensaries across the valley are having tent parties with giveaways and there are a couple of grand openings set for 420. There’s no better way for a stoner to celebrate 420 than [...] The post 420 Sin City Style appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Department of Homeland Security Will Continue to Enforce Marijuana Laws

Apr 19 12:08pm The Weed Blog
(DHS) Secretary John Kelly says that the Department of Homeland Security will continue to enforce marijuana laws and make marijuana a major part of its criminal enforcement efforts.  This has been the fear of many activists, industry professionals, and consumers, as many of us were crossing fingers and hoping for a hands-off approach be the [...] The post Department of Homeland Security Will Continue to Enforce Marijuana Laws appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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U.S. Marijuana Policy: AG Sessions vs Head of DHS

Apr 19 12:07pm Marijuana
“Yeah, marijuana is not a factor in the drug war.” ~ Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly Good to know; now somebody please inform our Attorney General. After last Sunday’s NBC Meet the Press interview where Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Sec. John Kelly explained to Chuck Todd that marijuana is “not a factor in [...]...
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Firefly 2 Vaporizer | The Must-Read Guide Before you Buy!

Apr 19 11:52am The Weed Blog
So you are thinking about buying the Firefly 2 Vaporizer?. It is one of the best and most flexible portable Vaporizer on the Vaporizer market as the Firefly 2 can be used for flower and concentrates. As a successor to the original Firefly, the Firefly 2 proves to be a top-Vaporizer with its high quality, [...] The post Firefly 2 Vaporizer | The Must-Read Guide Before you Buy! appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Bill C-54, Teens, and the Demons of Prohibition

Apr 19 10:53am Cannabis Digest
A 1972 report on cannabis first commissioned, and then rejected, by drug war hawk, Richard Nixon, was titled Marijuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding. That sounds about right for Justin Trudeau’s Cannabis Act, Bill C-54, which might better be called, Cannabis: A Signal of Willful Ignorance. Why ignorance? To begin, its use of oppressive penalties is […] The post Bill C-54, Teens, and the Demons of Prohibition appeared first on Cannabis Digest.
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ICYMI: Canada Drops Marijuana Legalization Bills

Apr 19 10:26am Canna Law Blog™
Making good on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s 2015 campaign promises, Canada’s Liberal Party-led government last week announced a suite of bills to legalize recreational marijuana use throughout Canada. Also last week, I was on “To the Point” with Warren Olney to try to answer two big questions regarding Canada’s legalization plans: How will Canada legalize […]...
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Marijuana Grower and Daughter Reunites

Apr 19 10:00am Cannabis Blog – Cannabis Training University
This is the story about a daughter and her dad who was a marijuana grower, but got caught and was imprisoned. The daughter, Corinna Fields was in the second grade at the time she sent a letter to then President Barack Obama about her dad being in prison. In her letter, she detailed all the things that she wished she could do with her dad, if he were to get out of prison. Her wishes were simple. She wanted to play basketball, ride her bike and go to the park with her dad. She drew the pictures of each activity […] The post Marijuana Grower and Daughter Reunites appeared first on Cannabis Training University.
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Cannabis Cuisine at the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum

Apr 19 10:00am Sensi Seeds Blog
The link between cannabis and cuisine is quite possibly as old as cuisine and cannabis themselves! From April 20th, the temporary exhibition ‘Cannabis Cuisine’ at the Hash Marijuana & Hemp Museum in Barcelona sets the table for a dinner full of hemp, invites you to devour the history of cannabis edibles and orders you a delicious dessert of recipes! The post Cannabis Cuisine at the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog.
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Cannabis Merchant Account Crackdown

Apr 19 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
According to the processor, the bank identified transactions which were used to pay for prohibited products although they didn’t divulge any more details.
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Tips to Help Your Patients Find the Right Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Apr 19 12:00am Marijuana Doctor's RSS Feed
Most people, including doctors, rely on personal references to find a good marijuana dispensary. But what do you do when you don’t know anyone with firsthand knowledge of good cannabis providers? Physicians consistently get a lot of questions from their patients on how to find a good marijuana dispensary. As a good doctor, you want to make sure you recommend a dispensary that meets your...
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10 Products to Pick Up Before 4/20

Apr 18 6:13pm Leafly
To help you get into the 4/20 holiday spirit, this collection of cannabis flower, concentrates, and edibles might help elevate your celebration to a new level. The post 10 Products to Pick Up Before 4/20 appeared first on Leafly.
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Lyft and CDOT Team Up to Offer Denver Free 420 Rides

Apr 18 5:56pm Marijuana
Thanks to tourists continually removing the landmark sign, Colorado’s infamous 420 mile marker on I-70 no longer exists; in its stead is a 419.99 marker. Colorado has replaced the 420 mile marker with 419.99 after multiple thefts http://t.co/2nEERVr6vH pic.twitter.com/9KiBgn0W1g — BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) January 11, 2014 But throughout this year’s 4/20 celebration, locals and visitors alike [...]...
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Roll With It: Creative Joint Artists Showcase Their Best Work

Apr 18 5:35pm Leafly
The art of joint rolling has become a fun yet competitive game in the cannabis world. We showcase the best of the best! The post Roll With It: Creative Joint Artists Showcase Their Best Work appeared first on Leafly.
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Could Synthetic Cannabinoids Topple Australias Cannabis Market?

Apr 18 4:17pm Leafly
Synthetic cannabinoids, produced in a laboratory, threaten to make traditional growing methods a thing of the past. The post Could Synthetic Cannabinoids Topple Australia’s Cannabis Market? appeared first on Leafly.
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No Amnesty for Pot Convictions in Canada

Apr 18 4:01pm Marijuana
Two constants have persisted throughout the push for marijuana legalization in Canada: excitement from Canadians welcoming the big day and criticism for how the federal government is handling the transition. Case in point, the recent statements made by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. In an interview with the Globe and Mail, Goodale stated that the government’s plan to [...]...
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6 Reasons Why You Should ONLY Exersise While High

Apr 18 3:05pm Marijuana World News
Here is a list of 6 reasons why you should consider being high whenever you exersise. 1. Increased High – Not only does being high enhance a workout, a workout enhances being high! Blood pumps harder and flows more quickly during a workout, burning stubborn fat cells where THC is stored. As the body burns...
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California Cannabis Farmers Insist on Driving Their Own Trucks; Heres Why

Apr 18 2:47pm Leafly
Craft cannabis companies say distribution control is critical to their success. The Teamsters disagree. The post California Cannabis Farmers Insist on Driving Their Own Trucks; Here’s Why appeared first on Leafly.
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The Best Things to Do in Canada for 4/20

Apr 18 2:40pm Leafly
Canada is already in the throes of celebrating legalization, so take a look at what other 4/20 events are on the horizon in the Toronto and Vancouver areas! The post The Best Things to Do in Canada for 4/20 appeared first on Leafly.
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Jodie Emerys Marijuana Mission

Apr 18 2:27pm Marijuana
The queen of Canada’s movement to legalize marijuana has not been afraid to cultivate her undeniable girl-next-door charm – or invite controversy – for the cause. And now, an escalating series of police raids that have shut down the Cannabis Culture chain of dispensaries she helped build may put her behind bars for a long time. But [...]...
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The Best Things to Do on the East Coast for 4/20

Apr 18 2:09pm Leafly
Things are looking up for the East Coast after legalization and the events for 4/20 are starting to ramp up! Check out what's happening this year in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. The post The Best Things to Do on the East Coast for 4/20 appeared first on Leafly.
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New Hampshires Legislature Hears Marijuana Policy Proposals

Apr 18 2:09pm The Weed Blog
New Hampshire’s legislature hears marijuana policy proposals that would loosen the State’s regulations on the use of marijuana. Some of the bills that were up for discussion included language that would allow people authorized to use medicinal marijuana to grow their own plants at home, AND would add Post Dramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Chronic Pain to [...] The post New Hampshire’s Legislature Hears Marijuana Policy Proposals appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Canadian Government Unveils Plan to Legalize Cannabis in Canada

Apr 18 1:53pm The Weed Blog
Around a year ago, it was announced that the Canadian government planned to legalize cannabis in Canada. Last week, the Canadian government, under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, unveiled its plans to do so. The Cannabis Act is an act that was introduced to Canadian Parliament in 2017 that would legalize cannabis in Canada. It is a milestone in the legal [...] The post Canadian Government Unveils Plan to Legalize Cannabis in Canada appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Professional Colorado Indoor Grow Part 1

Apr 18 1:40pm MarijuanaGrowing.com
Ryan with EOP (Elements of Purpose) gives us a tour at one of his facilities. Ryan is a consultant and manages many grows. In this building we have over 200 lights and a lot to keep track of.
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Cannabis Community Remains Rattled & Assessing the Trump Card

Apr 18 1:10pm The Weed Blog
Cannabis Community Remains Rattled &  Assessing the Trump Card  One of the only things we knew for certain about the North American cannabis industry prior to November last year was that regardless of the result of the vote, it was going to be big. Not just big, but spectacularly lucrative. There was no way of [...] The post Cannabis Community Remains Rattled & Assessing the Trump Card appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Iowa Senate Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Apr 18 12:23pm TheJointBlog
A bill to legalize medical marijuana has been passed by Iowa’s Senate. Senate File 506 was passed Monday with a 45 to 5 vote, sending it to the House of Representatives for consideration. The proposal would drastically expand a state law that allows the medical use of cannabis oil to allow for the possession, use … Continue reading » The post Iowa Senate Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Atlantas Pot Proposal Sent Back to Committee by City Council

Apr 18 12:01pm Marijuana
On Monday, the Atlanta City Council sent its proposal to reduce fines and penalties for personal marijuana possession to the Public Safety and Legal Administration Committee for further consideration. Under current Georgia State law, individuals busted with less than 1 ounce of marijuana face the unfortunate reality of spending up to 180 days in jail [...]...
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New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Smoked Marijuana

Apr 18 10:53am Marijuana World News
Planning on celebrating 4/20 this Thursday? You aren’t alone. According to a new poll released Monday, 52 percent of Americans over 18 have tried marijuana at some point in their lives. The survey conducted by Yahoo News and Marist Poll found that not only have most adults in the U.S. smoked pot, 44 percent of...
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BREAKING NEWS: Oregon Protects Marijuana Consumers Personal Information

Apr 18 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
We recently discussed proposed legislation to prevent Oregon marijuana retailers from recording, retaining, or transferring any information “that may be used to identify a consumer,” such as a consumer’s name, birthday or address. Some marijuana retailers had been collecting and storing this information for marketing purposes, often without their customers’ knowledge. The Oregon legislature was concerned […]...
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Full Marijuana Legalization in Canada

Apr 18 10:00am Cannabis Blog – Cannabis Training University
Canada recently announced full marijuana legalization, making it the first G-7 country to do so formally. Many believe that this new development will have significant inferences for marijuana legalization around the world. The professionals that lead the public safety, justice and health departments in the Canada government made the revelation of the liberal plan with pride as it ended years of marijuana prohibition. If these recent federal laws are adopted as is planned, it would permit marijuana sale, production and possession by anyone over 18 years old. Marijuana growers would be licensed by the federal government, but the Canadian provinces […] The post Full Marijuana Legalization in Canada appeared first on Cannabis Training University.
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How Do You Make Cannabis Coconut Oil and Why Would You?

Apr 18 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
Since coconut contains medium-chain fatty acids and cannabinoids are lipid based, meaning they bind to fatty acids, the fusion is a match made in heaven.
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How to Identify, Treat and Prevent Bud Rot on Marijuana Plants

Apr 18 12:00am Marijuana Doctor's RSS Feed
If you’re a medical marijuana grower, the odds are you’ve had to deal with bud rot at one point or another. Bud rot is one of the nastiest diseases your plants can get. It’s a fungus that attacks the weed plant and then spreads rapidly to the buds, destroying everything in its path. It is so harmful to your plants that it could destroy the entire harvest overnight. Indeed, it...
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New Poll Examines Weed and the American Family

Apr 17 7:24pm Marijuana
A new poll conducted by Marist in partnership with Yahoo News concluded that a majority of adult Americans have dabbled with marijuana experimentation at some point in their lifetime. According to the Yahoo News/Marist Poll’s conclusions, 52\% of those surveyed acknowledged having tried marijuana at least once – while 56\% viewed consumption of the plant’s [...]...
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Hydrology9 Liquid Filtration Vaporizer Review

Apr 17 5:07pm STUFF STONERS LIKE
Sometimes a product comes along that solves a problem that we didn’t even know existed—not to say that vaping through a dry vape is problem. But why not add liquid filtration? The post Hydrology9 Liquid Filtration Vaporizer Review appeared first on STUFF STONERS LIKE.
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Who Is Tony Greenhand? A Day in the Life of the Worlds Greatest Joint Roller

Apr 17 4:26pm Leafly
Tony Greenhand is the greatest joint roller in the world. Spend a day with him as he rolls us a 2.5-ounce smokable sculpture of Mike Tyson eating an avocado. The post Who Is Tony Greenhand? A Day in the Life of the World’s Greatest Joint Roller appeared first on Leafly.
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Poll: 52% of U.S. Adults Have Tried Marijuana, Only 1 in 5 Believe its Riskier than Prescription Opioids

Apr 17 4:22pm TheJointBlog
A majority of U.S. adults have tried marijuana at least once, according to new polling. According to the new Yahoo/Marist poll, 52\% of adults in the United States have consumed marijuana at least once, with 56\% consider usage of the plant to be “socially acceptable.” The survey found an overwhelming majority of adults – 83\% … Continue reading » The post Poll: 52\% of U.S. Adults Have Tried Marijuana, Only 1 in 5 Believe it’s “Riskier” than Prescription Opioids appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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In Photos: The Evolution of a Tony Greenhand Joint

Apr 17 4:03pm Leafly
Tony Greenhand is the world's greatest joint roller. Watch his 2.5-ounce smokable sculpture of Mike Tyson come together in this photo gallery. The post In Photos: The Evolution of a Tony Greenhand Joint appeared first on Leafly.
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Strains Youll Want to Enjoy on 4/20

Apr 17 3:38pm Leafly
With 4/20 right around the corner, Leafly wanted to take a closer look at what strains the collective cannabis community sought after on the dankest day in question. The post Strains You’ll Want to Enjoy on 4/20 appeared first on Leafly.
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Industry Reactions to Canadas Legalization Bill

Apr 17 3:20pm Marijuana
Now that the dust has settled after Canada’s big announcement last week regarding the legalization bill for cannabis, what do the experts think? The news of the bill affects anyone within an arm’s length of the marijuana industry, and the reviews from the general community have been mixed. Marijuana.com interviewed some heavy hitters to get [...]...
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5 Plants That Contain Healing Cannabinoids (Aside From Cannabis)

Apr 17 3:08pm Marijuana World News
With the explosion of cannabinoid research over the last 5 years, researchers are looking to other plants to see if they can locate similiar properties. Believe it or not, there are some other plants that have cannabinoidal properties. 1. Rosemary – Rosemary, black pepper, and cannabis all contain a compound called beta-caryophyllene (BCP). BCP is...
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Two Flowers Dinner- A Celebration of Hops and Hemp

Apr 17 2:12pm The Weed Blog
Two Flowers Dinner is a 4/20 event not to be missed…come enjoy this amazing dinner and collaborative event from leaders in the beer and cannabis industries in Oregon! Coalition Brewing an is excited to announce a unique and exciting collaborative dinner project – “ Two Flowers Dinner ” A Celebration of Hops & Hemp with [...] The post Two Flowers Dinner- A Celebration of Hops and Hemp appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy: Strain Names are Detrimental to the Cannabis Industry

Apr 17 1:39pm The Weed Blog
Cannabis needs a new taxonomy. Strain names are detrimental to the progress of the cannabis industry. Let’s dig in to this issue by looking at the story of a woman, who we will call Lydia: At 49, Lydia has finally succumbed to the suggestions of her family, and decided to try cannabis to manage her chronic [...] The post Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy: Strain Names are Detrimental to the Cannabis Industry appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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What You Need to Know about the new Kansas City Marijuana Law

Apr 17 1:28pm The Weed Blog
Kansas City marijuana supporters overwhelmingly supported reduced penalties for marijuana possession last week, and the new city law has already taken effect.  Voters approved a citizens petition initiative that reduces the maximum fine in city court from $500 to $25 and eliminates possible jail time as a penalty for possessing 35 grams or less of pot, [...] The post What You Need to Know about the new Kansas City Marijuana Law appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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PurePressure in Denver, Colorado is Leading the Way in the Rosin Press Market

Apr 17 12:51pm Cannabis Blog – Cannabis Training University
What is Rosin? Rosin tech is a heat extraction method that, at the bare minimum, utilizes an ordinary household hair straightener (or any other flat heat press mechanism) to “press” out the terpene and cannabinoid-rich resin from the cured flower or hash. Rosin extraction is a simple mechanical process that has been around for several years and has recently gained traction. Rosin in its simplest definition is a solid form of resin that is obtained by adding pressure and heat to liquefy cannabinoids and volatile liquid terpenes. In recent years, the rosin technique has gained traction in the cannabis industry […] The post PurePressure in Denver, Colorado is Leading the Way in the Rosin Press Market appeared first on Cannabis Training University.
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5 Poison Prescription Pills You Can Replace With Marijuana

Apr 17 12:48pm Marijuana World News
100,000 Americans die each year from prescription drugs, while big Pharma companies get rich. That’s one person every 5 minutes! Marijuana has been proven to help assist with almost everything the man-made pills can do without any of the life ending side-effects. 1. ADHD/ADD Pills – Marijuana as been recognized more recently as an effective...
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DHS Secretary: Marijuana is NOT a Factor at the US-Mexico Border

Apr 17 12:46pm Marijuana
On Sunday, the United States Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly told NBC’s Chuck Todd that “arresting a lot of users” was not a viable strategy for winning America’s perpetual War on Drugs. The head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) explained during an interview on “Meet The Press” that marijuana is scarcely America’s [...]...
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This 4/20, Demand To End Prohibition, Again.

Apr 17 12:22pm NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
It’s that time of the year again. Long recognized as the national marijuana holiday, April 20th presents us with an opportunity to make our voices heard...
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Sigur Rs and Lord Jones Team Up for Edible Release

Apr 17 11:47am Marijuana
Icelandic band Sigur Rós joined forces with California edible company Lord Jones to release a limited edition SIGURberry Gumdrop just in time for 4/20. According to the website, the collaboration was “designed to provide a calming sense of well being inspired by the music of Sigur Rós.” The band is known for its mellifluous, downtempo tunes. [...]...
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Did You Know Americans Could Pay Taxes in Hemp for Over 150 Years?

Apr 17 11:09am Marijuana
As you nervously check your account balance to see if you have enough to cover your taxes and still stock up at the dispensary this weekend, you should know that your Great-Great-Great-Great Grandparents could have cut out an entire step and paid their taxes with cannabis plants. If you’ve ignored the hundreds of TurboTax emails [...]...
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Trump Official Says Marijuana Not a Factor in the War on Drugs

Apr 17 11:09am TheJointBlog
A key Trump official says that marijuana isn’t a factor in the drug war. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that marijuana is “not a factor” in a meeting with NBC’s Meet the Press. Kelly also said that solving the nation’s drug issues doesn’t involve “arresting a lot of users.” The comment … Continue reading » The post Trump Official Says Marijuana “Not a Factor” in the War on Drugs appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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The Cannabis Counterfeit Battle Has Begun

Apr 17 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
As we’ve previously written, my law firm, which does considerable international trade and China law work in addition to our regulated substances practice, has on all fronts been getting an influx of clients complaining about counterfeit cannabis goods and seeking our help in dealing with the problem. The problem of counterfeit goods in the cannabis industry has only continued to grow over the […]...
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Recreational Marijuana And Over Consumption

Apr 17 10:00am Cannabis Blog – Cannabis Training University
Is it possible that you are overly consuming recreational marijuana? If so, this may be the reason why you are always so high. It is also a fact that your cannabis strain may have a higher level of THC. Are you even making an effort to know the THC level before you smoke or consume weed? When you consume marijuana on a regular basis, it means that you have to set some boundaries and you have to be aware of how much you are consuming. Ask Questions Recreational marijuana is helpful to a lot of people that feel it enhances […] The post Recreational Marijuana And Over Consumption appeared first on Cannabis Training University.
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CHTA is overseer for Canadian hemp cluster

Apr 17 6:47am HempToday
HempToday CHTA is overseer for Canadian hemp cluster The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) will oversee a National Hemp Cluster aimed at “benefitting all stakeholders along the value chain and enhancing the nation’s... CHTA is overseer for Canadian hemp cluster HempToday...
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Partners have ambitious plans in Pennsylvania

Apr 17 6:42am HempToday
HempToday Partners have ambitious plans in Pennsylvania When Justin Frederico and Ben Hall, Jr. encountered each other as fifth graders back in 1976, they bonded immediately. “He liked fishing, which I also... Partners have ambitious plans in Pennsylvania HempToday...
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Ottawas Unique 420 History

Apr 17 5:27am Cannabis Digest
Russell Barth The first 420 celebration in Canada was held in Vancouver in 1995, and some time shortly after that, Ottawa held it’s first informal 420 gathering in Major’s Hill Park, immediately across the street from the eyesore of a US Embassy on Sussex Drive. These early gatherings were small: a few hundred people, no […] The post Ottawa’s Unique 420 History appeared first on Cannabis Digest.
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Top 5 Cannabis Strains For Nausea

Apr 17 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
Using cannabis to treat nausea is one of the most well-documented and established cases of the plant’s medical use.
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