Certain colors, shapes of marijuana packaging banned in Washington

Posted by - December 24, 2018

Washington enforces marijuana packaging guidelines This past October, Washington regulators expressed some concern over the packaging that was used for the marijuana edibles industry. It went so far as to ban certain gummies and candies before rescinding the ban at the end of the month. Now, it is looking to provide more guidance to the

California issues marijuana recall over lab’s fake reporting

Posted by - December 24, 2018

The recall is tied to testing led by Sequoia Analytical Labs The marijuana industry in California had to deal with a minor scandal earlier this month when the lab director for Sequoia Analytical Labs, a marijuana testing facility, admitted to falsifying data related to pesticide contents in marijuana samples. The director was subsequently let go

Oral cannabidiol shows signs of treating GVHD

Posted by - December 24, 2018

Clinical trials of cannabis prove effective for treating graft-versus-host disease Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) occurs in some patients following allogeneic stem cell transplantation, in which stem cells from a healthy donor are grafted into a patient to help increase the T-cell count and fight cancer. Of those that receive GVHD, as many as 70% can develop

Oregon loosens up marijuana delivery rules

Posted by - December 24, 2018

Deliveries will be allowed to areas where retail sales aren’t permitted Oregonians who rely on medical marijuana have received a little bit of good news. State regulators will now allow up to eight ounces of cannabis to be purchased in a single trip, making it less of a hassle to source their supplies. The amount

Four marijuana stocks that could rise if New Jersey allows recreational marijuana

Posted by - December 21, 2018

Four relatively unknown stocks could benefit from New Jersey’s legalization of recreational marijuana New Jersey could soon legalize cannabis after the state’s Assembly and Senate both approved legislation this past November. The next step is to have The Garden State’s governor, Phil Murphy, sign off on the bills and he has already stated that he

California marijuana industry to see increases in testing costs

Posted by - December 21, 2018

The Golden State to force more tests on marijuana products The marijuana industry may be booming in California, but it’s about to get more expensive. Regulations are changing in The Golden State that are forcing stricter testing guidelines and laboratory fees could soon increase by over 40%-55% for cultivators, as well as for infused product

Massachusetts sets a marijuana cigarette record

Posted by - December 21, 2018

The longest marijuana cigarette ever rolled is now 119 feet long A marijuana lifestyle brand out of Massachusetts has rolled the largest marijuana cigarette in the world. Building on the massive 106-foot cigarette it put together last year for the Harvest Cup in Worcester, Beantown Greentown wanted to go even bigger and this year rolled

For now, avoid CBD oils offered by Diamond CBD

Posted by - December 21, 2018

CBD oils offered by Diamond CBD have been found to be tainted with chemicals There are always some in any industry that think they don’t have to play by the rules and will try to take advantage of consumers. Fortunately, there are also tests in place that can help protect the public and try to

Studies indicate that you can’t get high from second-hand marijuana smoke

Posted by - December 21, 2018

Being around marijuana smokers may not be as unhealthy as previously thought There has been a lot of controversy surrounding marijuana and whether or not “contact highs” are possible. While earlier research indicated that there might be risks associated with second-hand marijuana smoke, recent studies seem to refute the position and indicate that there is

President Trump signs the 2018 Farm Bill, legal hemp now official

Posted by - December 21, 2018

The Farm Bill is now law, will become effective as of January 1 It’s now official. President Trump gave his signature to the 2018 Farm Bill yesterday, paving the way for legalization of the hemp industry in the U.S. All of the hard work and effort that has been expended over the course of 2018