Month Archives: November 2018


FDA Chief Hints at Marijuana Reform, But Offers Few Details

Federal action on marijuana policy is inevitable and will happen “soon,” according to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. Exactly what kind of action he’s anticipating is unclear, though. After dismissing the idea that botanical cannabis has therapeutic value, Gottlieb said in a CNBC appearance Nov. 16, 2018,...


Is The Hemp Revolution Coming?

It’s been a persistent urban myth among some cannabis advocates that the Declaration of Independence and its 56 signatures were written on hemp paper. Of course, that theory has been thoroughly debunked by researchers at Monticello (Thomas Jefferson’s estate), the Library of Congress and the National Archives. The final document...


High Times Packs a Bowl for Biz Bash at MJBizCon

The formula for a truly lit MJBizCon after party was set as soon as High Times, the most recognizable brand name in cannabis, paired up with Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, winner of Las Vegas Weekly’s best music venue for four years running. A capacity crowd of more than 4,000 industry...


CBD: The Many Potential Benefits for Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts

CBD: The Many Potential Benefits for Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts  “CBD has become an integral part of my training and post-fight regimen helping my body’s natural healing process.” ~Anthony Pettis former UFC Lightweight Champion (“Showtime”) Hemp CBD is shown to provide a multitude of potential health benefits. Because of the way CBD safely...


How to Talk About Cannabis with Your Family This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is in a mere few days and we all know what that means: spending time with your family and friends for a national holiday centered around love and gratitude. For many, Thanksgiving just means stress—mostly due to being inundated with questions from well-meaning family members. Questions about your personal...


What to Expect in a Legal Marijuana Market in Massachusetts

By Bob Salsberg The long wait for recreational marijuana sales to begin in Massachusetts is almost over with the first commercial cannabis shops set to open on Nov. 20, 2018. It can hardly be termed a robust launch with only two stores opening initially, in Leicester and Northampton. But they...

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