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…

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…

Aurora Cannabis Increases Cornerstone Investment in Cannabis Retailer Choom with Additional $20,000,000

CANADA: Aurora Cannabis and Choom Holdings, an emerging adult use cannabis company that has secured one of the largest retail networks in Canada, have announced that the companies have completed a non-brokered private placement of a debenture in the principal amount of $20,000,000 in Choom by Aurora, convertible into common shares of Choom at a conversion price of $1.25 per Common Share, with a Read the full article…

Connecticut: Regulators Expand Qualifying Conditions Eligible For Cannabis Therapy

CONNECTICUT:Patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis, spasticity disorders, and neuropathic facial pain are among those who are now eligible for marijuana therapy following a decision this week by regulators to expand the program’s list of qualifying conditions. Under the just-announced rules, doctors may for the first time recommend medical cannabis to patients with the following diagnoses: spasticity, severe rheumatoid Read the full article…

WA NORML 2017 State Of The Session Report (Part 2)

What we lobbied for, What we got, and Will we be able to do it again? By Bailey Hirschburg WASHINGTON: For the first time Washington NORML had a regular lobbyist in Olympia this year. The truth is NORML has almost always been staffed by volunteer activists. That’s what I was, at a NORML chapter in Read the full article…

Marijuana Seed Companies After Legalization

By Paul Morgan It’s a controversial subject that has raised a lot of questions and debate. Should marijuana be legalized? Sixty three percent of Americans seem to think so. So, what will this mean for the already thriving seed business, or cannabis industry itself for that matter? As of 2016, so far five states have Read the full article…

Marijuana Channel One Invites You To Turn On, Tune In

Not Your Daddy’s YouTube, Marijuana Channel One invites you to Turn on, Tune in, and Catch the buzz. Legalization is blazing across the land, and there to chronicle and promote it all is Marijuana Channel One. Home to hundreds of original videos, including interviews with industry thought leaders and highlights from grassroots MJBA live events Read the full article…

The Social And Political Responsibility Of The Legal Cannabis Industry

By David Rheins This week nearly 100 women gathered at a restaurant in downtown Seattle to listen to local politicians and activists discuss their role in shaping Washington’s emerging legal marijuana industry.  The “Power of Politics” was organized by the Marijuana Business Association’s Women’s Alliance for its many women-run cannabis businesses, including sponsors Eden Labs, Read the full article…