[ad_1] New York City has a culture all its own. It feels massive, yet it’s just a tiny island. It’s impersonal and overwhelming but surprisingly intimate. For an outsider, it’s hard to imagine finding a sense of community amid high rises and countless strolling strangers. For NYC residents though, there’s a connectedness and a fierce loyalty to the neighborhoods they call home. As the state started rolling out its legal cannabis program, it became the…"New York’s Stagnating Equity Program Kept Applicants in Limbo"
[ad_1] Big federal law changes in cannabis regulation are on the horizon. One area where I expect a lot of movement in the coming years is with respect to gun rights. I write on this topic fairly extensively, and you can see my links below. Today I want to talk about what changes I think are on the horizon. Before I give my predictions, I want to summarize the state of the law. If you’re…"Cannabis and Gun Rights: Predictions for the Future"
[ad_1] In 2022 and the first half of 2023, Canada went through a whopping 611.7 million grams (yeah, that’s 1.3 million pounds) of cannabis dried bud, but not in a fun way. All of the marijuana in question was tossed out by licensed producers as the result of a disparity between how much is grown and how much people use. They chucked out nearly 44% more than the 425.3 million grams destroyed last year. According…"Wasted Weed: Canada’s Disposal of 3.7 Million Pounds of Cannabis Since 2018"
[ad_1] How to Know for sure your Government doesn’t represent you! When two people decide to build a partnership, open communication and transparency typically serve as the bedrocks of trust. Vulnerability breeds connection. Yet when it comes to the machinations of the state, opacity appears the modus operandi – often to the detriment of the people subjected to un visible power. Nowhere does this penchant for concealment seem more perverse than in the…"Your Government Doesn’t Represent You Anymore"
[ad_1] Many people are first drawn to cannabis out of necessity, searching for medicine or a miracle. When asked what inspired him to enter the cannabis industry, Mountaintop Extracts CEO Eric Merryman hesitated. “Inspired?” He lingered over the word before explaining his cannabis journey began with Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) and a diagnosis no one saw coming. His mother was diagnosed with late-stage fallopian tube cancer in 2012. One of Merryman’s sons suggested he research…"Creating Safe, Clean Concentrates in the Southwest"
[ad_1] You may think that due diligence is something reserved for business or real estate purchases. But due diligence is also a must for lenders in cannabis loan transactions. I recently wrote a post about what borrowers can look forward to in cannabis loan transaction. Today I want to do a deeper dive into due diligence – something that lenders will need to do well, and that borrowers will need to take seriously. Below, I…"What Lenders Look for In Cannabis Loan Due Diligence"
[ad_1] The Minnesota Department of Health has issued a bulletin warning consumers that retailers are selling unregulated and illegal cannabis products that exceed the state’s limit for THC. Minnesota legalized recreational marijuana earlier this year, but state-licensed cannabis dispensaries are not expected to open for at least a year, perhaps not until early 2025. In its bulletin, the health department noted that the agency inspected 167 retailers offering hemp-derived cannabinoid products between August and November…"Minnesota Health Officials Issue Warning About Illegal High-Potency Hemp Products"
[ad_1] A recent editorial on Cannabis.net titled “The Kids Will All Be Getting High Turns Out to Be 100% Wrong” went viral as it pointed out that the long held Reefer Madness myth of kids getting stoned all day with the legalization of cannabis across America is not accurate based on government studies and data. In a landscape marked by the dynamic evolution of cannabis policies across the United States, the 2022 Monitoring the Future (MTF)…"Teens Do Not Smoke More Weed Despite Almost 40 States Having Some Form of a Legal Marijuana Program Says US Government"
[ad_1] The event will provide attendees with actionable takeaways to improve their press interactions. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., (December 5, 2023) — Proven Media, a leading cannabis marketing communication and public relations firm and creators of acclaimed “Meet the Cannabis Press” events, today announced a webinar panel discussion in collaboration with the Cannabis Marketing Association on December 12 from 12-1 p.m. MST. Moderated by Proven Media founder and CEO Kim Prince, the webinar will feature notable cannabis…"“Meet the Cannabis Press” Panel Webinar on December 12 "
[ad_1] Pain, anxiety, and sleep are major drivers of medical cannabis use. But gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea and upset stomach, aren’t far behind.1 Even small doses of cannabis can soothe the stomach and stimulate the appetite. In fact, of the four cannabis-derived drugs approved so far by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, three are prescribed for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. One gastrointestinal condition long associated with self-medication through cannabis is…"Gut Feeling | Project CBD"