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Cannabis Industry B2B: How to Register as Exhibitor for 2019 MoCannabis Expo in St. Louis

Are you interested in entering the cannabis industry? What about meeting thousands of insiders and experts who can put you on the right path? If you answered “yes,” the USCannabis Expo series is certainly for you. We’ve already had successful shows in Birch Run, Mich. and Tulsa, Okla., connecting thousands… Read more »

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Legal Marijuana Will Be a $30 Billion Industry by 2019

Marijuana has been in the decriminalization process since 1973 with many states over the years passing laws to either authorize the use of marijuana or prohibit it. It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug, when science and public opinion agree that it is relatively safe for… Read more »

Florida’s Marijuana Legalization Movement Continues to Gain Momentum

Voters in Florida could see recreational marijuana measures on ballots soon, as the state’s legalization movement gains momentum. According to Denise Royal: “It’s been less than four years since Florida voters gave medical marijuana a green light but the plant could wind up on the ballot again next year. “There… Read more »

Cannabis Stocks Soar as Bill to Legalize Marijuana Approved

Cannabis stocks have gone up in the wake of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s historic vote to approve a federal marijuana legalization bill. As reported by Joe Tenebruso: “Cannabis investors received some exciting news this week. “The U.S. House Judiciary Committee — which is charged with overseeing the administration of justice… Read more »

New Mexico Extends Public Comment on Proposed Medical Cannabis Regulations

New Mexico residents looking to voice their opinions on proposed changes to the state’s medical cannabis rules now have until January to submit public comment. According to Melissa Schiller with Cannabis Business Times: “After winter weather delayed a Nov. 22 hearing on regulators’ proposed changes to New Mexico’s medical cannabis… Read more »

Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high in a new poll

As more states legalize some type of cannabis measures, it is not a surprise that the overall public opinion of the plant is improving. According to German Lopez with Vox: “The overwhelming majority of Americans support marijuana legalization, according to two recent surveys from major polling organizations. “The newest poll,… Read more »

Cannabis reduces headache and migraine pain by nearly half

Cannabis has been used to treat a variety of ailments since it was first cultivated. However, due to the plant’s illegal status, the scientific community has not been able to back up these claims until recently. According to findings from Washington State University, cannabis can reduce the pain caused from… Read more »

Actress Bella Thorne Launches Cannabis Brand

As the legalization of cannabis spreads, many individuals are clamoring to carve out their corner of the budding industry – including celebrities. The latest to announce a cannabis brand? Actress Bella Thorne. According to A.J. Herrington with High Times: “Actress and artist Bella Thorne has launched a new cannabis brand in… Read more »

Weedmaps Presents: Flower Power: Study Finds Smoking Marijuana Best for Relieving Pain

Cannabis has been used for pain relief for many years, but it was not until recently that the best method of consumption for pain relief was proven. According to Marijuana Moment with Weedmaps: “Among the overwhelming variety of cannabis products available on the market today, the most effective for pain… Read more »

Leafly Launches Cannabis Lab Testing Certification Program

Cannabis information company Leafly announced its Leafly Certified Labs Program. According to Javier Hasse: “The program aims to identify cannabis testing labs that are consistently accurate and compliant. “It also seeks to ensure all the data available on Leafly.com — most notably the Leafly Cannabis Guide visualizations recently unveiled in… Read more »

Weedmaps Presents: Study: The Number of People Who Abuse Weed is Decreasing. Legalization May Be Responsible.

Cannabis naysayers will be surprised to hear the number of people abusing the plant is actually decreasing, a study reports. According to Marijuana Moment and presented by Weedmaps: “Contrary to the expectations of public health experts, the rate of frequent marijuana consumers who are diagnosed with cannabis use disorder (CUD)… Read more »

Reducing Anxiety With CBD Oil: Why It’s So Effective?

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is increasing in popularity as a treatment for many physical and mental ailments, including anxiety. According to DailyHawker.com: “Cannabidiol or CBD is a type of naturally occurring cannabinoid. It’s contained within the cannabis found inside marijuana and hemp plants. Cannabis has been used for anxiety relief since… Read more »

Leafly Reports: How Vietnam veterans expanded America’s cannabis strains

While our nation’s veterans are worthy of respect every day, now America’s stoners can thank cannabis-friendly vets for some of their favorite strains. According to Alana Armstrong with Leafly: “Veterans in the U.S. and Canada are becoming increasingly open to trying cannabis when first-line drugs aren’t working. But their governments… Read more »

Acreage Holdings Announces Agreement to Acquire Compassionate Care Foundation of New Jersey

At a time when some cannabis companies are facing obstacles, other companies are soaring ahead. According to Cannabis Business Times: “Acreage Holdings, Inc. announced that on Nov. 15, certain of its subsidiaries and Compassionate Care Foundation, Inc. (CCF), a New Jersey vertically integrated cannabis nonprofit corporation, entered into a Reorganization… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization Bill Approved By Congressional Committee In Historic Vote

History was made as a federal marijuana legalization bill was approved by the House Judiciary Committee by a 24-10 vote on Nov. 20, 2019. According to Kyle Jaeger with Marijuana Moment: “For the first time in history, a congressional committee has approved a bill to end federal marijuana prohibition. “The… Read more »

West Virginia to Launch Medical Cannabis Application Process Next Month

After being approved in 2017, West Virginia’s medical cannabis program is finally seeing forward momentum. According to Cannabis Business Times: “West Virginia regulators have announced the start of the state’s medical cannabis business licensing process, an important step toward implementing the program, which was slated to launch this past July…. Read more »

Cannabis Could Ease Symptoms of Depression and Suicidal Thoughts in PTSD Patients

Many cannabis users have praised the plant’s healing properties for various ailments, both physical and mental. Now, the research is here to back up these personal testimonies. According to Kashmira Gander with Newsweek: “Cannabis could ease the symptoms of depression and thoughts of suicide in people with post-traumatic stress disorder… Read more »