Cannabis

Cannabis is now legal in Canada, many US states and in other jurisdictions. Here’s the latest news from this emerging industry.

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act Set to Go Into Effect

News – High Times A new law going into effect later this month will protect the rights of medical marijuana patients and establish regulations for the state’s fledgling medicinal cannabis industry. House Bill 2612, or the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, as the measure is also known, will go into effect on Friday, […]

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Utah Will No Longer Have State-Run Medical Cannabis Dispensary Networks

News – High Times Over the last couple years, medical marijuana in Utah has been a hot and controversial subject. In what has become a protracted, back-and-forth process between state legislators, medical marijuana advocates, and other powerful players in the state, Utah’s medical marijuana program continues to undergo dramatic changes. Now, state lawmakers are preparing […]

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Soldiers in the U.S. Armed Forces Are Prohibited from Using CBD

News – High Times From Washington to main street, changes to U.S. drug policy are evident. CBD products line the aisles at supermarkets and convenience stores. And emboldened by a new law that permits hemp cultivation, states across America are considering the crop as a new agricultural cornerstone. Those changes do not, however, extend to […]

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Canadian Woman May Be Permanently Banned from US For Having CBD Oil at Border

News – High Times She was only going from a CBD-legal country to a CBD-legal state to hang out at her friend’s cabin, but a Canadian woman unknowingly put her lifetime ability to enter the United States in question over a small bottle of CBD oil she carries around for scoliosis pain. “I’m still really […]

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Court in Mexico City Rules Two People Should Be Allowed to Use Cocaine

News – High Times A court in Mexico has ruled that two people should be allowed to legally use cocaine for recreational purposes, according to media reports. Under the ruling from a judge in Mexico City, the two unnamed people will be allowed to “possess, transport, and use cocaine” although they will not be permitted […]

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Napa County Ballot to Include Initiative for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation

News – High Times Will wine tasters be set off their cabernet sauvignon should Napa County decide to allow farmers to legally grow marijuana? Local vineyard industry leaders told the Napa County Board of Supervisors that they would at a meeting on Tuesday. In response, the board decided to send the issue of local pot […]

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Missouri to Issue 348 Cannabis Business Licenses from Over 2,000 Applicants

News – High Times Missouri voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot initiative last year to legalize medical marijuana. Now the state is overwhelmed with interest from would-be business owners who are eager to capitalize on the new law. Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services said that it received roughly 2,100 applications by the Monday afternoon […]

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The Winners of the 2019 Detroit Cannabis Cup

News – High Times This weekend’s Cannabis Cup in Detroit was filled with friends, fun, and flower! Here are the winners of the 2019 Detroit Cannabis Cup: Indica Flower Jesse Faatz/ High Times 1st Place: Mattybstackers – Peanut Butter Breath2nd Place: Ript Genetics – Stank Breath3rd Place: Exotic Genetix – Lip Smacker Sativa Flower Jesse […]

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Indiana State Rep Charged with Trying to Buy Cocaine, Impersonating a Police Officer

News – High Times A note: don’t do this. The “this” in question? Approaching strangers in a bar to buy blow. Maybe we didn’t have to lecture you on that particular point, but then again, maybe you’re a rather brash young state legislator from Indiana and you were planning on going out tonight. Of course, […]

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Little Rock to Vote on Making Marijuana Offenses Low Priority for Law Enforcement

News – High Times The Board of Directors of Little Rock, Arkansas plan to vote on Tuesday on making marijuana offenses in the city a low priority for law enforcement. Under a proposed ordinance from City Director Ken Richardson of Ward 2, misdemeanor marijuana crimes would become the lowest law enforcement priority for the city. […]

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