DEA sends a response to marijuana research lawsuit

Posted by - September 3, 2019

The agency establishes criteria for research applications The DEA recently announced that it was finally ready to move forward with its federally mandated responsibility of approving marijuana research applications. The announcement didn’t do much to satisfy the marijuana industry, as it appeared to be more of a stall tactic than anything else, and it has

Arizona considers crypto for cannabis payments

Posted by - September 3, 2019

The lack of forward progress on a federal level is leading to more states considering crypto adoption There are several bills being discussed – or at least sitting on someone’s desk – at the federal level that would facilitate easier payment procedures for the marijuana industry. Currently, with no federal intervention, virtually all marijuana-related payment

One risk cannabis investors need to avoid

Posted by - September 2, 2019

The more you know, the better you can invest The cannabis industry, both domestically and globally, continues to grow. With it, the opportunity to make investments is growing, as well, but deciding how to invest is still tricky. There is not much long-term historical data that can be used to base investment decisions and many

New dispensary to be launched by Bob Marley’s son

Posted by - September 2, 2019

Rohan Marley is ready to join forces with Colorado-based Lightshade Bob Marley is known as a pioneer of reggae music and marijuana consumption. He turned to marijuana not to “get high,” as many people think, but to get creative and to help him deal with severe pain. His entire family eventually began to support marijuana

Seth Rogen to host cannabis charity carnival

Posted by - September 2, 2019

The event is designed to raise money for Alzheimer’s research There have been numerous studies already that cannabis can benefit Alzheimer’s patients. Big Pharma missed its chance, deciding to hide the fact that it had created an Alzheimer’s-fighting drug for years in order to keep boosting its profits from the sale of existing medications. Now

CDC warns against blackmarket vaporizers

Posted by - September 2, 2019

Tainted vaporizers have been linked to the black market There has been an issue lately resulting from the use of vaporizers. A number of individuals in various parts of the country have become extremely ill, with one death possibly attributed to the cannabis consumption alternative. While some will grab this opportunity to argue against marijuana

California college the first in the state to offer cannabis agriculture course

Posted by - September 2, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College is ushering in a new era of cannabis education California has had a robust legal marijuana industry for several years; however, what it hasn’t had is a robust education system supporting the industry. That is beginning to change, thanks to Santa Rosa Junior College. It has become the first college in

President Trump still behind legal marijuana

Posted by - September 2, 2019

Trump believes the states should decide their own marijuana fate A press briefing last Friday led by President Trump produced a little bit of good news for the marijuana industry. When asked about marijuana reform and if cannabis could be legalized while he’s in office, Trump appeared to indicate that forward progress is taking place.