MJBizCon 2023 Is Starting, Here’s What’s to Come This Week

*MJBizCon 2023 in Las Vegas: A Cannabis Extravaganza with a Flare for Entertainment* Las Vegas will play host to the cannabis industry’s premier event, MJBizCon, next week, transforming the city into a hub of innovation, networking, and celebration. Often hailed as the SXSW of the cannabis world, MJBizCon will not only showcase cutting-edge developments in […]

Biden Administration Continues Fight Against Gun Owners And Legal Cannabis Posession

In a legal battle that has sparked controversy and ignited debates surrounding the intersection of cannabis use and gun ownership, the Biden administration finds itself once again in federal court defending a ban preventing individuals who use marijuana from buying or possessing firearms. The Justice Department submitted a brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals […]

A New Study Shows The Link Between Legalization Of Medical Marijuana And Reduced Opioid Use

In a recent study published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, researchers from Rutgers and Columbia universities, along with the University of Arizona, revealed intriguing insights into the impact of medical cannabis legalization (MCL) on nonprescribed opioid use. The study, which analyzed national survey data spanning from 2004 to 2014, discovered a […]

New Studies Show Increased Of Heart Disease If You Consume Cannabis

Two non-published studies presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions on Monday shed light on the potential cardiovascular risks associated with marijuana use in older adults. The findings suggest that non-smoking older adults who use marijuana may face a higher risk of heart attack and stroke during hospitalization. Additionally, daily marijuana users were found […]

States That Legalize Marijuana Experience Lowered Traffic Death Rates

States that legalized marijuana in 2016 experienced notable decreases in traffic fatalities in the years immediately following the policy change, according to a recent study conducted by Quartz Advisor. However, the long-term impact on road safety appeared less certain when considering data from 2020 and 2021, which were described as “anomalies” nationwide. The study’s primary […]

Ohio Lawmakers Believe Legalization Will Happen At The Ballot

A recent survey of Ohio lawmakers indicates that 54 percent of them believe voters will approve a ballot initiative next month to legalize marijuana in the state. This expectation is shared by both Democratic (63 percent) and Republican (52 percent) lawmakers, despite the GOP-controlled Senate’s recent resolution urging voters to reject the reform. The survey, […]

Canadian Cannabis Growers Are Switching To Growing Veggies And Other Produce

Canada’s cannabis industry, once hailed as a budding success, has faced persistent challenges due to oversupply and competitive pressures. As a result, some of the country’s largest cannabis cultivators are exploring alternative avenues to maintain profitability. These companies are now venturing into the realm of fruits, vegetables, and ornamental flowers as a strategy to diversify […]

An Alaskan Airlines Worker Has Been Fired After Testing Positive For Marijuana

A technician at Alaska Airlines, based in Washington State, who was terminated after testing positive for marijuana in a random drug test had his termination overturned earlier this month following a formal challenge. The worker, whose identity remains undisclosed, vehemently denied any knowledge of using cannabis and questioned how THC had entered his system. In […]

States That Legalized Marijuana Have Accumulated More Than $5.7 Billion In Tax Revenue Over 18 Month Period

The U.S. Census Bureau has unveiled its inaugural report on state-level marijuana tax revenue data, marking a significant step toward recognizing the cannabis industry as a legitimate sector of the economy. This comprehensive report covers an 18-month period, from July 2021 to the end of 2022, during which states collected an impressive $5.7 billion from […]

The Air Force Changed Their Marijuana Guidelines, Here Are The Effects

The United States Air Force has exceeded expectations in the number of enlistment waivers granted to recruits who initially tested positive for marijuana, according to a recent report by Military.com. The Air Force’s policy change, announced last year, allows it to provide waivers to candidates who test positive for THC metabolites during their initial drug […]

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