Month: November 2020

California Claims Cannabis Billboards Have Been Displayed Improperly

California just made a significant ruling that is bad for cannabis advertisers who favor the billboard format, but good for those who want to see more regulation. Apparently, officials have been allowing highway-facing billboards that should have been banned on the 2016 bill that legalized recreational cannabis.  The ruling was made by San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Ginger E. Garrett, who judged that the Bureau of Cannabis Control “exceeded their authority in promulgating the advertisement placement regulation” when they allowed billboards to be displayed in certain areas that have been ruled off-limits by the state.  According to the […]

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The Truth about CBD from a family doctor

CBD seems to be everywhere nowadays – in the press, in the shops, online etc. Then you’ve got topicals, capsules, edibles, CBD lattes, and even CBD for pets. This explosion can be overwhelming, which begs the question, is it really worth the hype? Truthfully, we’re still scratching the surface of the science behind it, but anecdotally, people the world over are celebrating its medicinal benefits. So what is CBD good for? and what’s the best cbd oil in the uk? Is CBD really good for managing pain?  How do you take CBD?  All questions we’re going to dig into today […]

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Inside Britain’s biggest legal cannabis farm and why business is booming for medicinal marijuana

The luscious green plants stretch as far as the eye can see. Row after row, lovingly tended in a glasshouse that’s roughly the same size as 34 football pitches. Thought to be one of the UK’s largest glasshouses, the 45-acre glasshouse in Wissington, Norfolk, sits in an area known for the growing of crops, vegetables and fruit, from peas and beans to tomatoes and strawberries. The i newsletter latest news and analysis But this crop is slightly different. Once filled with tomato plants, the glasshouse owned by British Sugar is now home to hundreds of thousands of cannabis plants grown […]

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Porter County health experts, educators address youth use of tobacco, vaping: ‘It’s here, it’s happening at all levels’ – Chicago Tribune

“Things that you can see in youth that have recently picked up vaping habits would be an impact on their concentration levels, lower attention capacity, having difficulty with learning in ways that they hadn’t had difficulty before in school, decreased decision making capacity, impulse concerns … and mood swings,” Fisher said, noting there wasn’t enough history on vaping to understand long-term effects. ShareThis post was originally published on this site

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Missoula Bans Sale of Flavored Vape Products; Lawsuit Threatened – MTPR

Missoula has become Montana’s first city to pass an ordinance prohibiting the sale of flavored e-cigarette and vape products. Both supporters and critics of the ordinance expect a legal challenge to the rule. On a vote of 8 to 4 the Missoula City Council Monday night passed the ordinance banning the sale of all flavored vaping products within city limits, extending five miles out into the county. It also requires retailers to keep all tobacco products behind the counter and away from underage minors. The move comes three months after the state health department, facing pushback from legislators, withdrew a […]

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Hemp Straws And The Sustainability Of Hemp With Exhemplary Life

Hemp Straws And The Sustainability Of Hemp With Exhemplary LifeMinistry of Hemp Podcast Hemp straws and other products made from plants like flax could be part of a more sustainable future. In episode 63 of the Ministry of Hemp podcast, our host Matt Baum talks about biodegradable hemp plastic with Carolyn Virostek, a distributor for Exhemplarylife.com. Carolyn talks about the benefits of biodegradable hemp plastic vs other plastics. Some plastics that creators claim are more environmentally friendly actually break down into microplastics. The conversation covers single-use plastics like the hemp straws and how hemp and other plants like flax can […]

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Commmittee Blog: NCIA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Offers Critiques and Recommendations for Illinois Social Equity Dispensary Licensing Process

by NCIA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee We are NCIA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC), comprising experienced professionals representing a diverse range of backgrounds. In response to the early results of the Illinois Adult Use Dispensary application process, and with the interest of supporting Illinois’ Social Equity efforts, we felt compelled to reach out and offer our analysis and recommendations. While the creation of the Social Equity Program in the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act and Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (“IDFPR”) implementation of the licensing scheme was well-meaning and intentioned, the recent litany of lawsuits and […]

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Global CBD Industry Projected To Accelerate To $23.6 Billion Over The Next Five Years

Financialnewsmedia.com News Commentary PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The legal CBD sector continues to grow across the globe, with a significant contribution to the business resulting from continuous political wins in North America and Europe. According to the European Business review, over the next five years, the global CBD industry is projected to accelerate to $23.6 billion, according to Grand View Analysis, and the European CBD market is set to rise by 400 percent. Sellers like… are actively providing good quality and authentic, legal CBD edibles. It said: “The growth of the CBD market in Europe is […]

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Which States Are Poised to Advance Marijuana Legalization Reforms in 2021?

The 2020 election proved once again that marijuana legalization is a winning issue at the ballot box. By contrast, history has shown that it is much more difficult to advance similar measures legislatively, as many lawmakers — and Republican legislators especially — still remain reluctant to embrace adult-use legalization proposals. Of the 15 states that have now enacted adult-use legalization, 13 have done so by voter initiative. (Illinois and Vermont are the exceptions.) Many states, however, do not offer a citizens’ initiative option — meaning that the only way to enact substantive marijuana reform is through the legislative process. Here […]

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7 Cannabis-Infused Recipes for Your Danksgiving Feast

Still finalizing your epic Thanksgiving menu? Don’t stress! This is the holiday that the munchies were made for — with an entire day dedicated to eating and good vibes. This year, if you’re looking for a new way to incorporate cannabis into your celebration (perhaps because you are doing a Zoom Thanksgiving and you’ll be preparing your own meal), these recipes will help you put together an entire meal with the fixings. But be careful! These recipes were all written with a THC dosage that would allow each dish on its own to provide psychotropic effects. So if you want […]

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