Researchers Launching CBD Study with Former Hockey Players

The NHL Alumni Association is one of the sponsors of a study that will examine the effects of CBD on around 100 former pro hockey players who suffer from brain trauma caused by the league’s notoriously rough play. “It’s really rather sad when you see these giants of sport having to deal with terrible headaches […]

New Jersey Lawmakers Begin Hearings for Marijuana Legalization

New Jersey lawmakers in two legislative committees will begin hearings on Monday for a marijuana legalization deal announced by Gov. Phil Murphy last week. The Assembly Appropriations Committee and the Senate Judiciary committees are scheduled to consider the Cannabis Regulatory and Expungement Aid Modernization Act when they meet on Monday. If the bill is approved […]

Zimbabwe Authorizes License for First Medical Marijuana Company

The African nation of Zimbabwe issued the country’s first license to a medical marijuana company earlier this month, according to a report from Marijuana Business Daily. In a letter obtained by the publication that is dated March 7,  Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care informed Precision Cannabis Therapeutics Zimbabwe that the company’s application to produce medical […]

The Family Growing Cannabis to Help People Get Off Pills in Kauai

Video: Healing Kauai With Cannabis Is A Family Affair Creator: Item9 Description: Hawaii is all about family. On the island of Kauai, brothers Jake and Justin Britt carry on their father’s legacy of providing healing with cannabis while building their company, 808 Genetics. Here’s the debut episode of an Item 9 original series, “The Industree”. For more videos, […]

The New “Miss Marijuana” Pageant Comes With Outdated Guidelines and Transphobia

This article originally appeared on Straight Cannabis. A new North American beauty pageant targeting the cannabis industry has just opened for applications—but only for “unwed” and “natural born” females between the ages 18 to 30. And its founder thinks it’s going to be huge. According to the official site, Miss Marijuana, or Miss MJ, is “the type of girl all […]

Here’s What To Do When Your 420 Instagram Account Gets Deactivated

Instagram has become one of the most powerful tools for brands to market themselves. Every year the platform continues to expand its user base, making it an even more valuable resource for business. But Instagram isn’t exactly 420-friendly. In fact, most social media platforms censor cannabis content. Anyone whose canna-biz is on Instagram is well […]

Indiana State Trooper Seizes $3.5 Million Worth of Cannabis, Vapes

$3.5 million worth of cannabis and THC vape cartridges are now tucked away inside an Indiana State Police evidence locker. And the two men who stand accused of transporting it are behind bars in a Hendricks County jail. Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Drug Bust in Indiana Around 11:30 am on Wednesday, March […]

Colorado Researchers Seeking Volunteers to Get High and Drive

Researchers in Colorado are investigating the effects of cannabis on driving and are seeking volunteers to get high and drive for the study. Participants in the research will be paid for their time, but they’ll have to bring their own weed to smoke, according to a report in local media. Ashley Brooks-Russell, an assistant professor at the […]

On-Site Cannabis Consumption Will Soon Be Sanctioned in Alaska

On Tuesday, Alaska became the first state to authorize marijuana consumption at permit-holding businesses. Lieutenant Governor Kevin Meyer signed a bill that puts the Land of the Midnight Sun in the company of Denver, West Hollywood, Oakland, and San Francisco — a small group of municipalities that allow its residents to toke up in certain […]

Florida’s Ban on Smokable Marijuana is One Step Closer to Being Repealed

The Florida House of Representatives passed a repeal of the state’s ban on smokable marijuana with a vote of 101-11 on Wednesday, sending the measure to Gov. Rick DeSantis for his signature. The state Senate unanimously passed the repeal statute, Senate Bill 182, last week. The bill eliminates a ban on smokable cannabis that was enacted by […]