A Deeper Look Into THC, CBD and Their Differences (Infographic by Greencamp)

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When we talk about cannabis and its medicinal properties we simply can’t avoid its unique chemical composition, which is what’s responsible for its popularity in the first place. What makes every marijuana strain unique is its very own profile of cannabinoids and terpenes, intertwined in such a way that each strain helps with something. But Read the full article…

DEA To Classify Liquid, Synthetic THC As A Schedule II Controlled Substance

DEA to classify liquid THC

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Officials from the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have recommended that Syndros, a liquid form of synthetic THC, be classified as a Schedule II controlled substance under federal law. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials determined last year that the drug formulation is safe and effective for use by patients with cancer and AIDS. Two other synthetic Read the full article…

Hemp Industries Association Responds To DEA Final Rule Regarding ‘Marijuana Extracts’

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the leading non-profit trade association consisting of hundreds of hemp businesses, has issued its position in response to a recent DEA ruling, submitted to the Federal Register December 14, 2016, which seeks to establish a new drug code for ‘marijuana extract.’ Specifically, the DEA has proposed that CBD, Read the full article…

Texas Department of Public Safety Releases Confiscated Hemp CBD Oil

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TEXAS: On September 7, Texas Hemp Industries Association (TXHIA) received notice that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrived at People’s Pharmacy’s four (4) Austin locations to confiscate various industrial hemp Cannabidiol (CBD) products.  On October 11, DPS reported to People’s pharmacy’s attorney the following: “Attached is the lab report regarding the ‘CBD hemp oil’ from People’s Pharmacy.  Read the full article…

Dorothy Is Coming To The New Mexico State Fair

Dorothy is coming to New Mexico

NEW MEXICO: Dorothy, a three week old female  plant, will make a 10day appearance at the Ultra Health booth at the New Mexico State Fair September 8 through September 18. This will be the second time a cannabis plant has made an appearance at a state fair in the United States. Dorothy is an indica Read the full article…

Twins Study Finds No Evidence That Marijuana Lowers IQ In Teens

“It's a classic chicken-egg scenario,” he says.

UNITED KINGDOM: Roughly half of Americans use marijuana at some point in their lives, and many start as teenagers. Although some studies suggest the drug could harm the maturing adolescent brain, the true risk is controversial. Now, in the first study of its kind, scientists have analyzed long-term marijuana use in teens, comparing IQ changes Read the full article…

CBD and THC: What’s the Difference?

There are numerous strains of marijuana out there, and each one has a different effect on the body. Sites like Weedy.com simplify the process of finding the right strain by allowing users to explore strains based on type, symptoms and effects.

CBD and THC: What’s the Difference? What is the difference between CBD and THC? Why is CBD preferred over THC in the medical community? We explore each compound and its effects on the body. Medical marijuana patients have a wide range of marijuana strains available to them. While most people are familiar with the strains Read the full article…

CASP Terpestival Seeks Submissions

As part of the festival, CASP will be hosting a Terpene Crown competition, as  an opportunity for growers and solvent-less concentrate producers to present their top genetics and extracts

WASHINGTON: On Thursday, July 23, 2015 the Center for the Study of Cannabis and Society (CASP) will be hosting, Terpestival, a day of hands-on education for cannabis industry professionals, consumer and others interested in whole plant science. According to organizers, Terpestival will be held at 1222 S Angelo Street, Seattle, and will focus on understanding Read the full article…

Florida Lawmakers Hope Attempt To Revive Medical Marijuana Bill Will Succeed

opponents say that the real objective of medical marijuana is to make it easier for people to obtain it for recreational purposes.

FLORIDA:  Lawmakers have revived their plans to quicken the pace of making certain strains of medical marijuana available to Floridians. Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, filed an amendment to his medical marijuana bill, giving new life to legislation that had stalled. Lawmakers postponed a vote on the amendment Monday, but Bradley said a solution is Read the full article…

How We Tested Marijuana Potency For 15 Edible Products Available in Oregon

Reporter purchases fifteen medical marijuana edible products and has them tested to see if the levels of THC matched those stated on the label.

OREGON:  We bought marijuana-infused products. Only Oregon medical marijuana patients and their caregivers can purchase medical marijuana and infused products from a medical marijuana dispensary. An Oregonian/OregonLive staff writer, who had a qualifying medical condition, became an Oregon medical marijuana patient for the purposes of assisting with this report. The reporter purchased 15 marijuana-infused products from Read the full article…