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Police dogs will no longer be trained to sniff out cannabis in New Jersey

Police dogs will no longer be trained to sniff out cannabis in New Jersey

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 21, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

Is New Jersey preparing for cannabis legalization? If the police force’s actions are anything to go by, quite possibly. State police dogs are no longer being taught how to sniff out the odor of burnt weed. This is according to Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, who informed lawmakers how a pendin...

Wisconsin contemplates cannabis legalization, but obstacles remain

Wisconsin contemplates cannabis legalization, but obstacles remain

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

Cannabis in Wisconsin is still illegal, but support for legalization remains strong in the state. A recent poll from the Marquette University Law School revealed how 59 percent of Wisconsinites support recreational cannabis legalization and 83 percent support medical cannabis legalization. However, people ...

Asia is capitalizing on industrial hemp

Asia is capitalizing on industrial hemp

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2019


Filed under Global, News

The hemp plant is attracting a lot of media attention as of late, what with cannabidiol (CBD) quickly emerging as a therapeutic pharmaceutical ingredient. Although the plant has been cropping up in the news lately, hemp is by no means new to the world. It is steeped in history, with the ancient Chi...

This year’s 4/20 expected to be biggest sales day in its history

This year’s 4/20 expected to be biggest sales day in its history

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Social cannabis

April 20 or “4/20” is fast approaching, This eagerly anticipated date could be the most successful in the celebration’s history.  For the cannabis industry, the 2019 holiday is expected to harvest more sales revenue than ever before on what was coined “4/20” in the early ’70s. Where did...

California is being sued by 25 cities over pot policy permitting unrestricted statewide delivery

California is being sued by 25 cities over pot policy permitting unrestricted statewide delivery

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 19, 2019


Filed under News

The State of California is being slammed with lawsuits from 25 cities. Why? The desired outcome is to abolish a rule that permits home cannabis deliveries statewide. California legalized recreational cannabis use, production and sales in 2016. Today, it is considered the biggest cannabis market in ...

Legal cannabis companies in the States are being dismissed by Canadian banks

Legal cannabis companies in the States are being dismissed by Canadian banks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 18, 2019


Filed under Global

America is edging closer to cannabis reform. So far, 33 U.S. states have legalized cannabis for medical purposes, and 10 U.S. states and Washington D.C. have legalized the plant for adults aged 21 and over. Uncle Sam might be turning a verdant shade of green, but one main problem remains for legal weed ...

Trump’s Justice Department is obstructing opportunities for cannabis research

Trump’s Justice Department is obstructing opportunities for cannabis research

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 18, 2019


Filed under News

Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions might not be on the scene anymore, but this doesn't mean that cannabis research has sped up in his absence.   President Donald Trump could be just as much to blame for the lack of cannabis research in the U.S. It seems that the Trump Administration is not the...

Using cannabis to treat your pet: An up-and-coming segment of the market

Using cannabis to treat your pet: An up-and-coming segment of the market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 18, 2019


Filed under Culture

Having a pet is one of life's greatest pleasures. A furry companion can enhance your mood and enrich your life in more ways than one. However, when your furry friend becomes sick, an expensive trip to the vet's is usually the outcome. Enter cannabis for pets. This natural green plant contains an abun...

iNevada urged to reveal cannabis licensing process

iNevada urged to reveal cannabis licensing process

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 18, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

Nevada's cannabis industry might have gotten off to a great start, but the state is now being slammed with a number of lawsuits regarding secrecy issues with awarded cannabis retail licenses. Possessing such a license permits a business to legally sell cannabis in the state, where weed was officially...

Colorado approves medical cannabis as a treatment for autism

Colorado approves medical cannabis as a treatment for autism

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 15, 2019


Filed under Medical cannabis

Colorado has updated a list of conditions that determine whether or not an individual is a qualifying patient to receive medical cannabis as a treatment. Included on that list is a new qualifying condition: autism. Adding autism to the list means that Colorado stands a good chance of bolstering its...

Medical cannabis could be legalized in North Carolina thanks to this new bill

Medical cannabis could be legalized in North Carolina thanks to this new bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2019


Filed under Medical cannabis

Early last month, a very important cannabis bill was filed by the North Carolina House of Representatives to legalize medical cannabis in North Carolina. Referred to as House Bill 401, the proposed bill would establish the Medical Cannabis Act. This law would essentially shield patients who possess a...

Seth Rogen establishes cannabis company with Canopy Growth to educate Canadian consumers

Seth Rogen establishes cannabis company with Canopy Growth to educate Canadian consumers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2019


Filed under Culture

He starred in the movie Pineapple Express as a joint-smoking Process Server and now, actor/cannapreneur Seth Rogen has dabbled in another dope deal after teaming up up with Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth to launch a recreational weed-supplying company. It's called Houseplant and it will supply t...

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