Here’s What Medical Cannabis Looks Like in Texas

Nearly all forms of cannabis are illegal in Texas. And by illegal, I mean very illegal. Possession of a small amount of cannabis concentrate—what we in the legal states know as a $30 vape cartridge—is a felony in the Lone Star State. Medical marijuana here has almost no THC. It’s actually lower in THC than […]

Spannabis Hemp Fair 2019, Explained

Tens of thousands of pot pros, cannabis connoisseurs, and hash hobbyists will descend upon Barcelona for the 2019 Spannabis Hemp Fair — one of the largest cannabis festivals and trade shows in the world, and arguably the annual hub of the European cannabis community. For North American consumers who can’t make it to Spain, Spannabis […]

Smoke Legally in Portland, Oregon, at These Cannabis-Friendly Attractions

While Oregon lawmakers consider several initiatives that would create legal protection for cannabis lounges, getting baked in public is still a no-go, and the state’s Indoor Clean Air Act prohibits smoking of any kind inside places of employment like bars, coffee shops, and hotels. This forces visitors staying in hotels or residents living in places […]

DEA Calls for Machine that Can Detect Difference Between Hemp, Marijuana

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is actively looking for a device that it can use to determine whether a given cannabis plant is federally legal hemp or still-prohibited marijuana. In a “sources sought” notice published in late February 2019, the agency said that the 2018 Farm Bill, which federally legalized industrial hemp and its derivatives, […]

Canadian Cannabis Brands For Women by Women

Thanks to legalization, women who couldn’t see themselves reflected in the prohibition-era cannabis marketplace are opening up about their use, and the opportunity for brands to connect with them has never been greater. But with the explosion of brands trying to cater to half the population, it’s tough to discern which are genuinely keen to […]

Legal Hemp Is Not Safe on American Highways

Hemp might be federally legal in the 2018 US farm bill and in states like Oregon—but hemp remains illegal in Idaho and other conservative states. That legal schism is making for quite the mess across the US. Despite new national law, hemp’s held up just like its psychoactive cousin, cannabis. The US hemp market is […]

Want to Get a Degree in Cannabis? Here’s Where to Start

Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she’s majoring in marijuana. “My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed,” said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree program in medicinal plant chemistry at Northern Michigan University. “I say, ‘No, it’s a serious degree, a chemistry […]

Martha Stewart Gets Into Cannabis. Is It a Good Thing?

No, you’re not smoking something. Martha Stewart is really joining the cannabis craze. The domestic diva said Thursday she is partnering with Canopy Growth Corp. to assist in developing new products that contain non-psychoactive CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids. RELATED STORY The Science Behind Giving CBD & Cannabis to Cats and Dogs First to come […]

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