June 2018

Voters in one of the reddest states in the nation approved one of the most far-reaching marijuana ballot measures on Tuesday, making Oklahoma the 30th state to legalize medical cannabis. And while advocates and pro-legalization organizers in the state will tell you they weren’t necessarily surprised by the results—with polls consistently showing majority support in […]

Talk about a buzz kill. California will mark the six-month anniversary of recreational marijuana sales on Saturday with consumers and the cannabis industry complaining about everything from steep prices to high taxes to a scarcity of licensed pot shops. And things could get worse. Although they’ve known about the deadline for months, many marijuana companies […]

The use of cannabinoids in veterinary medicine has been a much discussed and debated topic as of late. As more pet owners become curious about the potential benefits of cannabinoid-based products for their pets—from pain support to anxiety relief—veterinarians have been tasked with delving further into the research and education available on the topic. And […]

These days, it’s a risky business being a contemporary art dealer. And it’s a whole lot riskier when the artworks you are selling are made from an illegal substance. As their name suggests, Graham Gussin’s Mary Jane Paintings currently on show at Handel Street Projects are all made from marijuana. “The …read more at http://theartnewspaper.com/blog/mary-jane-paintings

The second-smallest state in the union will see the opening of a new medical marijuana dispensary today, with New York­–based Columbia Care opening a dispensary in Kent County, Delaware. Columbia Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at its Compassion Center in Smyrna, which celebrates its grand opening on Friday. The dispensary is the Columbia Care’s […]

Retail sales of cannabis will not begin in Massachusetts on July 1 as planned, it was announced this week. Steven Hoffman, chairman of the state’s Cannabis Control Commission (CCC), told local media that regulators have not yet licensed an independent testing laboratory for recreational marijuana. He said the CCC has not received any completed applications […]

Twenty-one percent of adults in Massachusetts have used recreational marijuana in the last 30 days, says a new study from the state on recreational pot use. That’s among the highest, if not the highest, rate in the nation. Vermont had close to 18 percent in the latest federal analysis, from 2016. The Massachusetts report was requested by state legislators in advance […]

Talk about a buzz kill. California will mark the six-month anniversary of recreational marijuana sales on Saturday with consumers and the cannabis industry complaining about everything from steep prices to high taxes to a scarcity of licensed pot shops. And things could get worse. Although they’ve known about the deadline for months, many marijuana companies […]

The BIG3 will announce it will legalize the use of cannabidiol (CBD) on Wednesday, league co-founder Jeff Kwatinetz told CBS Sports. This will make the BIG3 the first United States-based professional sports league to allow CBD.  “This is a no-brainer decision,” Kwatinetz said. “This is a medical decision. It is a medical and a humane […]

Executive Summary Beyond Epidiolex for severe epilepsy, cannabinoid candidates are in development for a range of diseases, including acute pain, graft-versus-host disease, scleroderma, schizophrenia, pain and substance use disorder. …read more at https://scrip.pharmaintelligence.informa.com/SC123341/GWs-Epidiolex-Approval-Encouraging-For-Pharmagrade-Cannabinoid-Pipeline

Executive Summary Beyond Epidiolex for severe epilepsy, cannabinoid candidates are in development for a range of diseases, including acute pain, graft-versus-host disease, scleroderma, schizophrenia, pain and substance use disorder. …read more at https://scrip.pharmaintelligence.informa.com/SC123341/GWs-Epidiolex-Approval-Encouraging-For-Pharmagrade-Cannabinoid-Pipeline

These days, it’s a risky business being a contemporary art dealer. And it’s a whole lot riskier when the artworks you are selling are made from an illegal substance. As their name suggests, Graham Gussin’s Mary Jane Paintings currently on show at Handel Street Projects are all made from marijuana. “The …read more at http://theartnewspaper.com/blog/mary-jane-paintings

These days, it’s a risky business being a contemporary art dealer. And it’s a whole lot riskier when the artworks you are selling are made from an illegal substance. As their name suggests, Graham Gussin’s Mary Jane Paintings currently on show at Handel Street Projects are all made from marijuana. “The …read more at http://theartnewspaper.com/blog/mary-jane-paintings