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The Cannabis Lobby Is Upping Its Presence In Washington DC

It’s shaping up to be another big year for cannabis, as politicians and policymakers move to destigmatize, decriminalize, and — in some cases — legalize the drug nationwide. In New York, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently presented his plan to legalize recreational cannabis throughout the state....

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Quell Your Sweet Tooth With Colorado’s Favorite Gummies

In Colorado, we love cannabis-infused gummies! Just about every infused product manufacturer in the great Centennial State makes a gummy candy. But which one should you choose? Here’s the low-down on some of the top gummy brands and what makes them special. Altus Gummies Look for it on these menu...

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Legal Marijuana Advocates Rank the Best and Worst Governors on Cannabis

The U.S.’s 50 state governors just got their annual report cards from a leading national marijuana legalization organization, and—for the first time—over half of them got passing grades. The new scorecard, released on Wednesday by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML),...

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How To Buy Blue Dream Seeds and Clones

In this series, we help out the bumper crop of cannabis lovers who can legally grow a pound, so they can save money and ensure a clean harvest. Starting off: the first of three blockbuster strains, Blue Dream! Go ahead and try and shame us, but we like Blue Dream. This blockbuster cross of DJ Shor...

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Introduction to Buying Popular Cannabis Genetics

We live at the dawn of a new golden age for the cannabis genome. More folks can grow a pound this year than ever before. Cannabis is legal for adult-use in nine states and medically legal in 33 total US states. The entire country of Canada can grow. But consumers don’t know step one about getting...

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Senators Ask FDA to Update Rules on CBD Products

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis. The appeal by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley came aft...

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Why CBD Gummies Were Google's No. 3 Food Search Term in 2018

The U.S. is a stressed-out country. About eight in 10 Americans say they're stressed at least some of the time, if not more, according to a December 2017 Gallup poll. At the same time, many of us turn to alternative medicine as a solution to what ails us when it comes to stress and anxiety. It coul...

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Prosecutors in Nebraska Will Dismiss Case Against CBD Store Owners

Prosecutors in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska said they have chosen to dismiss a criminal case involving a mother and son who opened a CBD store. The decision could have important legal implications for CBD in the state of Nebraska. Most immediately, the entire case highlights the confusion and tension sur...

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New York’s Legalization Plan Would Regulate Cannabis, Hemp, and CBD

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled details of his cannabis legalization plan on Tuesday afternoon in his State of the State speech, as well as in the details of his fiscal year 2020 budget. Cuomo’s plan would be the first in the nation to regulate medical marijuana, adult-use cannabis, hemp, a...

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Canopy Expanding to the U.S.

Canopy to enter New York state Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX: WEED.TO) (NYSE: CGC) secured a New York state license to produce and process hemp there, according to an announcement early this week. The company said they intend to invest between US$100m-US$150m in a hemp extraction and manufacturing facil...