DEA sued over “secret” document that caused cannabis research delays

Posted by - March 30, 2020

Alleged proof comes out that the federal agency was deliberately stalling on efforts to improve research This situation surrounding the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) taking all the time in the world to authorize additional applications for research-grade cannabis cultivation is becoming quite a story with a lot of loose ends. Now, the federal agency is

Oregon drug decriminalization effort takes a hit from the coronavirus

Posted by - March 30, 2020

With COVID-19 taking priority, efforts to introduce further cannabis reform are being impacted It is inevitable that the global coronavirus pandemic is pausing virtually all activities in the country. Now, another drug policy reform is getting suspended while the general coronavirus situation improves. All efforts from a group of marijuana advocates in Oregon are being

Cannabis stocks continue to rise as coronavirus keeps people at home

Posted by - March 27, 2020

The cannabis stock market is helping offset some of the losses from other types of investments Perhaps it isn’t the ideal situation in which cannabis companies would have preferred to pick up benefits, but the fact is that cannabis stocks continue on the rise. The coronavirus outbreak has confined people to their homes in an

The coronavirus could force more states to legalize cannabis

Posted by - March 27, 2020

As states suffer devastating economic losses, they’re going to turn to alternative sources for revenue The country is starting to feel more intensely the consequences of the financial havoc created by the outbreak of COVID-19. There are government bodies already experiencing shortfalls for the following months, and, despite the approval in the US of a

The perfect stay-at-home cannabis recipe – CBD gummies

Posted by - March 27, 2020

As self-isolations and quarantines because of COVID-19 continue, practice making cannabis edibles One of the preferred cannabis-infused products is gummies; they are tasty and easy to eat. Now that there is time to spare while the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact most countries, here is the recipe to try making cannabidiol (CBD)-infused gummies. CBD gummies

Adolescent marijuana treatment falls after legalization

Posted by - March 27, 2020

Massive numbers of teens aren’t becoming “pot-heads” as cannabis opponents believe A new study has found the correlation between legalization and the number of teenagers that go into drug treatment. The study was published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence that was done by Temple University. For years, there was a lot of speculation

NORML weighs in on DEA’s new cultivation guidance

Posted by - March 27, 2020

The cannabis advocacy group isn’t impressed with the agency’s new rules This week, the US Drug Enforcement Administration finally released a full draft of the proposed regulatory changes to allow more cannabis growers for clinical research. This is the second time in four years that the agency has made changes to the procedures – there

Arizona cannabis supporters gather enough signatures for ballot entry

Posted by - March 27, 2020

Cannabis proponents in Arizona push forward with their legislative efforts The COVID-19 pandemic has been postponing all efforts from lawmakers around the country to pass any new legislation, but marijuana activists in Arizona are not slowing down. It seems that a group of activists has collected more than the required signatures to take a marijuana

Cannabis stocks to watch after the coronavirus sell-off

Posted by - March 26, 2020

Putting money into the cannabis stock market could offer greater rewards as COVID-19 hurts others After showing small signs of recovery, the cannabis industry has fallen again in a downward spiral, and many stocks are losing its value significantly. The industry was struggling even before the coronavirus pandemic took over all the attention of the

The cannabis industry might be recession-proof, according to experts

Posted by - March 26, 2020

Just like with the alcohol industry, cannabis sales might not suffer a major dip during a recession At this point, it is evident that the business world is being truly shaken by the current development of the coronavirus pandemic. It spreads so easily that businesses are paused so people can isolate and stop the virus