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Cannabis industry asks FDA for uniform production, packaging standards

(This is an abridged version of a story that appears at HempIndustryDaily.com.) The ideal standard for the cannabis industry, according to both hemp and marijuana insiders, would be to have a single set of rules around key business operations, from production to packaging and labeling. But entrepren...

by LeafAlert - 2 weeks ago

Chronic Cooking: Weed Brownies

Everyone loves brownies, but they can be a bit of a pain to make sometimes, especially if you’re skipping the pre-mix. In this episode of Chronic Cooking, Craig Ex aka The Expert of Expert Joints shows you his favourite brownie recipe that consists of making them the hard way- from scratch! Wha...

by LeafAlert - 2 weeks ago

Are High-CBD Hemp Flowers the Next Big Thing in Cannabis?

Pirate (not his real name) has been working with cannabis his entire adult life, a trajectory that took him from getting his fingernails dirty at a clandestine outdoor grow in the underground economy to serving patients as part of California’s gray market in medical marijuana, and then on into a...

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Review: Gorilla Gummies by Green Gorilla

Nowadays, when it comes to CBD products, we have a ton of choice. So much so, that it can be a bit overwhelming. Do we choose tinctures? Capsules? One of the many available vapes? The possibilities are endless, and with the boom in the CBD market, it doesn’t look like there will be a slow-down anyt...

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Vancouver City Council Debates Cannabis Sales in Downtown Eastside

Vancouver NPA councillor Rebecca Bligh is pushing the city to abandon a zoning decision that bans cannabis retail stores from the Downtown Eastside (DTES), an area known for its high concentration of social disparity, drug use, homelessness, and crime. At the same time, the community also shows a...

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Surprise! Illinois Becomes the 11th Cannabis Legalization State!

In a dramatic, come-from-behind upset over the state of New York, the massive Midwest state of Illinois finished work on a bill to legalize cannabis for adults and sent it to Governor J.B. Pritzker for signing today. This afternoon, the Illinois House passed HB 1438 to legalize cannabis for adults...

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New Hampshire Senate Delays Action on Marijuana Legalization Bill

Throughout much of this year, New Hampshire lawmakers have been considering a bill to legalize recreational weed. But now, after some initial successes, the bill has now stalled out. Yesterday, the New Hampshire Senate referred the bill back to the Judiciary Committee and voted to delay any further...

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¿Una boda de marihuana? Te contamos como hacerlo

Era una tarde de miércoles, 60 personas se reunieron en la antigua residencia de Frank Sinatra en Woodland Hills para presenciar a Jeff y Serena Baleja caminar al altar. Pero su boda estaba lejos de ser convencional. Después de que Jeff y Serena se besaron para consolidar su nueva unión, Jeff sacó...

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Google says no to cannabis-related service apps in its play store

Tech giant Google banned all marijuana-related apps from its play store, meaning Android phone users now won’t be able to download apps that facilitate home delivery or other services. The ban went into effect May 29, the Digital Journal reported, and Google said in a statement: “We don’t allow app...

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Illinois House May Vote on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Today

As the sun set on Illinois Thursday, the state’s House Judiciary-Criminal Committee began discussing House Bill 1438, a bill to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana. The discussion lasted three hours before finally coming to a vote at 11:20 p.m., passing with a 13-6 margin. The after-hours...

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CBD Sales Anticipated To Reach $20 Billion By 2024

Cannabidiol (CBD) is on track to reach $20 billion in sales in the next five years, according to a new report from a leading cannabis researcher BDS Analytics. The market research firm released the predictions earlier this month, estimating that U.S. sales of marijuana-derived CBD and hemp-derived...