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by LeafAlert - 4 months ago

KY Senator Who Used Marijuana for Cancer Backs Legalization

A longtime Republican state senator who said he used marijuana instead of a powerful opioid during his cancer treatment was happy to show his support for his colleagues in the Kentucky House who introduced HB 136, which would legalize medical cannabis. Addressing the historical fierce opposition fr...

by LeafAlert - 4 months ago

I Found a Seed in My Bag of Cannabis. Can I Grow It?

You just picked up a new strain that you’ve been waiting to try. The moment you get home, you rip into the package and take in its smell. When you dive in deeper, you spot something buried within the bud. It’s small, round, and has an outer casing. Congratulations, you’ve found a seed. More specif...

by LeafAlert - 4 months ago

DC Lawmaker Aims to Get Green Light for Recreational Cannabis Sales

It has been nearly five years since residents of Washington, D.C., voted on Initiative 71, effectively legalizing low-level cannabis possession and home growing of the plant. However, recreational sales remain stunted in the nation’s capital. The core part of the problem? D.C. was prohibited from u...

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Getting High With Grandma: Passing Joints Through Generations

Every cannabis user has a stoner bucket list of people they’d like to burn one with before death. For some, it’s legendary stoners like Willie Nelson or Snoop Dogg. For others, it’s legendary public figures like Barack Obama or Kermit the Frog. For me, it’s the legendary family member that is my gr...

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Attorney General Nominee Says He'd Go Easy on Cannabis Firms

During his confirmation hearing on Jan. 15, 2019, attorney general nominee William Barr said he would not go after marijuana companies that have operated in compliance with earlier Justice Department guidance that was rescinded in 2018 by his predecessor, Jeff Sessions. He also encouraged Congress...

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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...