Up to 1 Million Kilos of marijuana production has been cut in Canada for 2020

by Marijuana News on Tue, 11/19/2019   At this time last year, there arguably wasn't a hotter or more popular investment opportunity than marijuana stocks. It's not hard to understand why, either, if you simply look at the industry's recent growth trends or Wall Street's sales forecasts. Between 2014 and 2018, worldwide weed sales more [...]

Cannabis Tolerance: What You Need to Know

Anna Wilcox 4/29/2019   Cannabis tolerance is an ongoing factor for patients and consumers. The development of cannabis tolerance is a well-documented phenomenon. Simply stated, tolerance refers to the body’s ability to grow accustomed to the chemical effects of cannabis consumption. If you continue to consume cannabis over time the body becomes used to the [...]

‘Monumental’ day for cannabis in U.S. Congress; key committee votes to make marijuana federally legal

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:27 For the first time, a congressional committee has voted to end federal prohibitions on cannabis.     As impeachment hearings transpired across the hall in the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, the House Judiciary Committee, by a vote of 24-10, advanced a bill that could make use of marijuana legal. The Marijuana Opportunity [...]

CANADA | Cannabis Council’s Wish List For Trudeau Includes Illegal Dispensary Crackdown

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:26 The industry also wants Health Canada's regulations to be reviewed. Cannabis has been legal in Canada for more than a year now, and according to industry players, there are still some kinks in the system. Earlier this month, the Cannabis Council of Canada sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging the [...]

A Town In Estonia Has A New Flag Featuring A Giant Marijuana Leaf

By: Terry Hacienda May 18, 2018 Photo by johny_deff via Pixabay In the Estonian language, the literal translation of the word “cannabis” is “kanepi”. Earlier this week, the rural Estonian town named Kanepi voted to adopt a marijuana leaf as its official logo. The vote also means the municipality will proudly fly a new flag [...]

Legalizing Marijuana Seems To Lower Teen Interest In Weed

: Brendan Bures July 18, 2019   Photo by diego_cervo/Getty Images Long has it been assumed the alcohol and tobacco industries are opponents of widespread marijuana legalization. The reason is simple—the availability of legal cannabis can cut into their market shares. A new study supports the theory as interest in alcohol diminishes following marijuana legalization. [...]

Could marijuana legalization have stopped the vaping crisis?

by Marijuana News on Thu, 11/14/2019   If marijuana was regulated like tobacco and alcohol, the effects of the vaping illness would have been minimized. According to the latest findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vitamin E acetate is to blame for America’s vaping illness. The CDC found the chemical, used to [...]