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Lawmakers Call on Attorney General to Allow State-Legal Weed in Federal Cannabis Researchers

Legislators from both sides of the aisle encouraged AG William Barr to remove cannabis research barriers and allow state-legal producers to provide product for clinical studies. A bipartisan group of Senators and Congress members joined forces late last week to call on federal officials to expand the scope of cannabis research and allow state-legal marijuana companies to participate in clinical …

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California County Will Fine Illegal Pot Growers $1,000 a Day Per Plant

To push back against the Golden State’s gigantic cannabis black market, officials in Stanislaus County are preparing to slap millions of dollars in civil fines on illicit cultivators.  In an effort to dissuade thousands of unlicensed cannabis growers operating in California’s central valley, officials in Stanislaus County are getting set to implement new civil fines against black market cultivators, potentially …

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California Cannabis Leaders Call for Meeting With Governor and Regulators to Discuss Industry Woes

After two years of legal sales, Golden State operators want Governor Newsom and the Bureau of Cannabis Control to make concrete changes to bolster the struggling industry. Business leaders in California’s growing cannabis industry are banding together to call on state regulators and Governor Gavin Newsom to step in and implement adjusted licensing and operating procedures to promote growth in …

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Dabbing 101: Cannabis Concentrates for Novice Tokers

These days, flower is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cannabis consumption. From infused edibles to perfectly portioned THC capsules, legalization has led to a groundswell of technical advancements in pot production. At the heart of the 21st century ganja revolution are cannabis concentrates. From sugar, sauce, and shatter to wax and budder, marijuana extracts come …

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Cirque Du Soleil Founder Arrested For Growing Weed On Private Island

Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberté is currently awaiting trial in a Tahitian jail cell, but told police that the isolated cultivation plot in French Polynesia was for personal medical use only. If you’ve ever dressed up and taken a night out on the town to experience the insane athleticism and entertainment of a Cirque Du Soleil show, you probably know that …

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Texas School District Expels 47 Students for Vaping THC In One Semester

San Antonio’s North East Independent School District announced a zero tolerance policy for cannabis vaping in August, and spent all of the Fall semester following through on that promise. Administrators at San Antonio, Texas’ North East Independent School District (NEISD) have been busy this past semester, after a new zero tolerance THC vape policy quickly led to the expulsion of …

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Nevada Cannabis Regulators Suspend Testing Lab License Over Inflated THC Percentages

Silver State officials began their inquiry into the Certified Ag testing facility after reports of mold and yeast in local weed, but shut down the business after discovering “misleading” THC results. Spark, Nevada based cannabis testing facility Certified Ag Labs has had their license suspended indefinitely after state regulators concluded that the company had produced doctored certifications reporting “inaccurate and …

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Men Prefer Medical Marijuana With High Amounts of THC, New Study Shows

The new research surveyed more than 35,000 men about their medical marijuana habits and found that reasons for cannabis use were near identical across gender groups. Call it lingering machismo or simply a high tolerance, but when men are looking for medical marijuana products, they want something that packs a punch. According to a new study from New York City-based …