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Pennsylvania lawmakers gear up to push complete cannabis legalization bills

Pennsylvania lawmakers gear up to push complete cannabis legalization bills

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Lawmakers in Pennsylvania are going full steam ahead with the rollout of cannabis legalization bills for the forthcoming legislative session. In early January, what has been described as “the most comprehensive legalization legislation to date” was initiated by Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr. (D). Th...

Mexico takes big strides towards cannabis legalization

Mexico takes big strides towards cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019


Filed under Global, News

Mexico is on the cusp of legalizing the possession, cultivation, consumption, and sale of cannabis after the party of the president-elect pushed for the legislation. If the submission for cannabis legalization in Mexico is passed, the country would undergo a drastic change in terms of its drug laws. The Mexican government banned...

These U.S. States look set to legalize cannabis in 2019

These U.S. States look set to legalize cannabis in 2019

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019


Filed under News

Cannabis was a hot topic at December's midterm elections, with the number of states in which medical cannabis is legal creeping up to 33, while the number of recreational cannabis states hit 10, not forgetting Washington D.C., too. Victories at the ballot box rounded off 2018 nicely; a year in whi...

Anheuser-Busch joins forces with Tilray to research cannabis-infused drinks

Anheuser-Busch joins forces with Tilray to research cannabis-infused drinks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 7, 2019


Filed under Culture, News

A major investment is being funneled into the cannabis-infused drinks industry by two pioneers of the beer and weed worlds. Based on the details of a recent news release, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD), and British Columbia-based Tilray (Nasdaq: TLRY) will invest $100 million in a pro...

Wiz Khalifa Partners with Supreme to expand cannabis brand

Wiz Khalifa Partners with Supreme to expand cannabis brand

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 5, 2019


Filed under Culture, News

Wiz Khalifa’s Khalifa Kush Enterprises (KKE) has entered into an agreement with Supreme. The exclusive consulting agreement confirms the development and soon-to-be launch of a premium line of cannabis products. This isn't the first time you will have heard Wiz Khalifa’s name being mentioned in the same subject as cannabis, and it probably won't be the last. He rose to fame for his rapping skills and smooth style, but he's much more than just a sta...

New York Gov. Cuomo vows to legalize soon

New York Gov. Cuomo vows to legalize soon

December 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s making legalizing cannabis in the state a priority for his first 100 days after being reelected in November. Cuomo had previously expressed support for legalizing, after years of being against it, but now it appears he’...

How would Trump’s attorney general nominee handle legalization?

How would Trump’s attorney general nominee handle legalization?

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor Notorious drug warrior Jeff Sessions left his position as attorney general back in November, and a new attorney general has not yet been confirmed by the Senate. Donald Trump has nominated former attorney general William Barr to replace him, and many are...

Home delivery services and social lounges included in N.J.’s cannabis legalization plan

Home delivery services and social lounges included in N.J.’s cannabis legalization plan

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

With the click of a button, cannabis connoisseurs living in New Jersey can order their green nuggets of goodness via a smartphone app. That's not all, however. New Jerseyans are being spoiled for choice, so it seems. Under the state's cannabis legalization plan, consumers can attend BYOW smoking lounges...

This lab has a mission to grow cannabis plants on the moon

This lab has a mission to grow cannabis plants on the moon

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 9, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

The clock is ticking for a group of researchers specializing in agricultural technologies and controlled environment at the University of Guelph. Located close to Toronto, the university's lab team are rushing to master the art of cultivating high-quality cannabis on the moon. It sounds pretty out t...

Could organic cannabis flourish in North America?

Could organic cannabis flourish in North America?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 7, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

North America boasts one of the fastest-growing sectors of legal weed, with a strong emphasis on organic cannabis. According to statistics gathered by ArcView researchers, legal cannabis in North America swelled by 34 percent in 2016 to a colossal $6.9 billion. This figure is anticipated to surge at 26 percent ...

Cannabis Science buys patent for CBN compositions to treat sleep, anxiety and neurobehavioral disorders

Cannabis Science buys patent for CBN compositions to treat sleep, anxiety and neurobehavioral disorders

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. developer of cannabinoid-based medicines, has proudly confirmed receipt of Issued US Patent Number 9,763,991 For Compositions of Cannabinol (CBN) for Treatment of Various Neurobehavioral Disorders, Sleep Deprivation (Insomnia), Anxiety Disorders (ADHD), and P...

Bipartisan legislation would grant veterans access to medical cannabis

Bipartisan legislation would grant veterans access to medical cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 4, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

Two bipartisan lawmakers just introduced legislation to permit medical cannabis for veterans. The unlikely duo plan to ameliorate the medical cannabis-related practices conducted by the Department of Veteran Affairs. Reps. Matthew Gaetz (R-FL) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) revealed the trio of bills, whi...

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