Illinois: Pritzker Administration Releases 2019 Hemp Harvest Numbers

ILLINOIS: The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has released final harvest numbers from the 2019 hemp growing season. IDOA issued 651 Hemp Growers licenses for the 2019 season. All but 137 of those licensees planted at least an acre during the inaugural season resulting in over 2.27 million pounds of total yield, with 73% of Read the full article…

DEA releases 2020 Drugs of Abuse Resource Guide

Digital guide issued as a tool for law enforcement, practitioners, and the public DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has released the 2020 edition of Drugs of Abuse, A DEA Resource Guide, which is designed to be a reliable resource on the most commonly abused and misused drugs in the United States. Released on a periodic Read the full article…

Virginia Governor Northam Signs Bold New Laws To Reform Criminal Justice

House Bill 972 decriminalizes simple possession of marijuana and creates a $25 civil penalty VIRGINIA: Governor Ralph Northam has signed into law criminal justice reform legislation that he proposed in January. The package includes measures raising the felony larceny threshold; permanently eliminating driver’s license suspensions for unpaid fines, fees, and court costs; raising the age of Read the full article…

Dr. Ethan Russo Joins Endocanna Health’s Newly Created Science Board As Chairman

CALIFORNIA: Endocanna Health, a research and development biotechnology company specializing in endocannabinoid DNA testing and precision cannabinoid formulations, announced today Dr. Ethan Russo, world renowned cannabinoid research contributor, has joined Endocanna Health’s Scientific Board (“Science Board” or the “Board”) as Chairman to lead the Board in clinical research both internally and with external partners. “We Read the full article…

Wyden, Merkley Call For SBA To Accept Loan Application From Cannabis Business In Cannabis-Legal States

Oregon senators: “SBA loans would be especially helpful to cannabis small businesses because they would fill gaps left by the private sector.” DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced they are requesting that the Small Business Administration (SBA) be prohibited from denying loan applications to cannabis small businesses in states Read the full article…

OLCC Will Temporarily Accept Expired State Of Oregon Issued ID

OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will allow alcohol and marijuana licensees to accept expired Oregon driver licenses or identification cards that expired, on or after March 8, 2020, as an acceptable form of identification. This decision aligns with the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles and law enforcement position, as DMV offices are closed because Read the full article…

CANADA: Cannalogue Introduces COVID-19 Compassionate Care Program For Medical Cannabis

Physician-led online marketplace offers discount of 20-50% on select products for frontline workers, seniors and financially strained CANADA: In response to the closure of storefront retailers due to COVID-19, online marketplace Cannalogue announced today a new Compassionate Care Program that seeks to provide better access to medical cannabis for all Canadians.  Qualified candidates including first responders, seniors, nurses, teachers, Read the full article…

Maeng Da Kratom: What Is It And Why Is It So Popular?

Whenever it comes to talking about improving the quality of life, using herbs is what occurs as the first thought in our minds. Although herbs have always held immense importance for enhancing human life, some continue to remain in the news for all the wrong reasons. One such herb that is often shunned by critics Read the full article…

What is CBD Isolate, And How Is It Used?

As CBD continues to gain massive popularity across the globe, its fanatic fans don’t shy away from coming up with interesting ways to consume it. Luckily, CBD stands concrete with a market worth of over $1 billion, which is expected to cross the $5 billion mark near future. If you’re looking for one of the Read the full article…

The 5 Best Vendors To Purchase Bulk Kratom Capsules

No one can deny that kratom is having a major moment right now. With so many vendors online, it becomes challenging to choose one. Owing to the controversial legal status of this plant, vendors choose to sell it online so that they can escape any kind of legal trouble with the state. Kratom is a Read the full article…