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MA To Issue 1st Marijuana License; San Diego Says No Urban Grows; AR Resolves Legal Matters

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:45:59 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

MA To Issue 1st Marijuana License; San Diego Says No Urban Grows; AR Resolves Legal Matters: Massachusetts regulators set to award state’s 1st commercial pot license BOSTON (AP) — State cannabis regulators are likely to award the first business license under the state’s recreational marijuana law, but it won’t mean the opening of any pot shops. The Cannabis Control Commission had scheduled a vote for later Thursday, June 21, 2018, on [...]

Strain Review: Lemon Tree

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:20:54 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Strain Review: Lemon Tree: Cannabis consumers come in many forms so we’ve included multiple points of view in our strain reviews. Our longtime reviewer Monterey Bud joins Marijuana.com contributor Suzy Nguyen, Multimedia Coordinator Allena Braithwaite and Managing Editor Lesley Nickus. Today, they’ll be reviewing Lemon Tree by THC Design. Monterey Bud When life hands you Lemon Tree, blaze it. [...]

Marijuana Might Be the Right Medicine for Bipolar Disorder

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:00:25 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Marijuana Might Be the Right Medicine for Bipolar Disorder: When Kanye West released his ye album on June 1, 2018, it came with a brave disclaimer: “I hate being bipolar, it’s awesome.” I had a moment of appreciation for Kanye for disclosing this personal information with the world and I had empathy for him in that moment. While the majority may have read that [...]

It’s Official! Marijuana Will Be Legal in Canada in October

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:00:21 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

It’s Official! Marijuana Will Be Legal in Canada in October: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday, June 20, 2018, that cannabis will be made nationally legal in the fall, making the Great White North the world’s second country, behind Uruguay, to legalize recreational marijuana. After months of intense debate, Canada’s Bill C-45, or the Cannabis Act, passed in the Senate on Tuesday, June 19, [...]

Pennsylvania Lawmakers OK Research Law to Reinstate Marijuana Licenses

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:30:44 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Pennsylvania Lawmakers OK Research Law to Reinstate Marijuana Licenses: By Mark Scolforo HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers moved to reinstate the research provision of Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis law Tuesday, June 19, 2018, a month after a May 2018 court decision left it in limbo. The House voted 167-31 on to change the law by laying out more explicitly the goal of its provisions [...]

Laurie + MJ: Decarboxylating, or Why You Need to Bake Before You Bake

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:00:23 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Laurie + MJ: Decarboxylating, or Why You Need to Bake Before You Bake: By Laurie Wolf First of all, I love that I can finally say “decarboxylation” perfectly every time. Pronouncing that word properly took months of practice.   For those of you new to the world of using cannabis for anything other than smoking, decarboxylating, or “decarbing,” cannabis is the process of heating the marijuana to turn [...]

UK Might Allow Medical Marijuana, But Official Says Full Legalization is Off the Table

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:30:39 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

UK Might Allow Medical Marijuana, But Official Says Full Legalization is Off the Table: By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz LONDON (AP) — The British government announced Tuesday, June 19, 2018, it would move to lift its ban on cannabis-based medicines amid mounting criticism over the denial of treatment to severely epileptic children, but it rejected calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Home Secretary Sajid Javid told lawmakers [...]

Utah Medical Marijuana Reforms are Months Away

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:00:24 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Utah Medical Marijuana Reforms are Months Away: By Julian Hattem SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say they are months away from finalizing regulations needed to implement the state’s narrow new medical cannabis law. Before that process ends, however, voters will weigh in on a broader marijuana scheme that could send the regulators back to the drawing board. Rules for growing [...]

Some Parents Worry FDA Approval of Epilepsy Drug Would Curtail Access to Marijuana

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00:28 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Some Parents Worry FDA Approval of Epilepsy Drug Would Curtail Access to Marijuana: By Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as US regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant. The [...]

US Cannabis Companies Call on Canada to Cultivate Capital

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:02 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

US Cannabis Companies Call on Canada to Cultivate Capital: Canna-Hub, a Sacramento, California-based cannabis real estate and property management company, has several large developments in early stages around California that are 80-plus percent occupied — with more projects planned. The company doesn’t need additional resources like marketing or a bigger sales force to fill up its cannabis-centric commercial properties, for which executives report receiving [...]