Monthly Archives: August 2017

‘Grow Op’ Episodes 10 – 12: A Web Series About Winging It In Cannabusiness

‘Grow Op’ Episodes 10 – 12: A Web Series About Winging It In Cannabusiness Screenshot via Grow Op The Series What happens when the government grants a Tier-3 cannabis grow license to an illicit marijuana dealer? What happens when a bon vivant like Kevin suddenly becomes a ‘legitimate’ businessman? What will this process look like?  […]

Possibly Nefarious Marijuana Clinics Are Appearing In Florida

Possibly Nefarious Marijuana Clinics Are Appearing In Florida In states with new medical marijuana programs, the bureaucratic red tape some patients must navigate to receive proper medical can prove difficult. While some may be honestly curious in how marijuana can treat their illnesses, others use patients’ lack of information in a nefariously opportunistic manner. This […]

The Future of California’s Regulations: Q&A with Josh Drayton

The Future of California’s Regulations: Q&A with Josh Drayton Josh Drayton, deputy director of the California Cannabis Industry Association, has an extensive career in local and state-level politics, with his origins in Humboldt County as a political organizer. As a coffee shop owner about ten years ago in Humboldt, he let city council candidates use […]

Canadian Company Recalls Contaminated Cannabis

Canadian Company Recalls Contaminated Cannabis Broken Coast Cannabis Ltd., a cannabis business located on Vancouver Island, issued a voluntary recall of three cannabis lots due to the detection of pesticides. According to the safety alert published on Health Canada’s website, the voluntary Type III recall follows an inspection of the facility back in March of […]

More Than 750 Patients Just Received Medical Marijuana IDs In Arkansas

More Than 750 Patients Just Received Medical Marijuana IDs In Arkansas The Department of Health has gotten and approved over 750 applications for medical marijuana registry identification cards that give residents the rights to Arkansas grown, doctor recommended cannabis and cannabis derived items. Cards will be distributed to patients one month before supplies are at […]

Deep Dive: A Look At America’s Marijuana Evolution

Deep Dive: A Look At America’s Marijuana Evolution When President Barack Obama was sworn into office, only 13 states had legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes and none allowed its recreational use. By the time Donald Trump was inaugurated, those numbers had grown to 28 states (plus Washington, D.C.) where medical marijuana is […]

Chalice Farms Canna Boot Camp Educates Portland Attendees

Chalice Farms Canna Boot Camp Educates Portland Attendees On Monday, August 28th, attendees of the Cannabis Science Conference descended on Portland, Oregon for a week of educational talks, networking and studying the science of cannabis. On Monday, Chalice Farms, an extracts and infused products company, hosted a full day Canna Boot Camp focused on a […]

A Republican, Democrat, And Independent Smoke Weed Together

A Republican, Democrat, And Independent Smoke Weed Together Can cannabis unite a politically divided nation? Probably not. But a video going viral this week suggests that it could bring diffuse the heat and provide a calmer conversation. Cut, home of the Strange Buds video series which has featured hilarious viral video such as “Grandmas Smoking Weed […]

11 Marijuana Dispensaries About To Open In Baltimore

11 Marijuana Dispensaries About To Open In Baltimore Baltimore is prepping itself for the opening of 11 medical marijuana dispensaries, yet residents are saying that it’s more than difficult to find out where they’re opening and why and how those sites were chosen. The Baltimore City Council is holding a meeting at 1pm today to […]

The Pros And Cons Of Using Medical Marijuana To Treat Oral Cancer

The Pros And Cons Of Using Medical Marijuana To Treat Oral Cancer The validity of medical marijuana as a legitimate medicine is a highly contested topic—this notion is explicit in oral cancer research. A root cause of these dichotomies in beliefs in both personal opinions as well as scientific findings has to do with how […]