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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 …

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Pro Skateboarder Tony Hawk Is the Latest Celeb Athlete To Embrace CBD

Without any formal league or regulations barring cannabis, professional skateboarders have carried the torch when it comes to cannabis collaborations and sponsorship.   A new pro athlete is joining the horde of celebrities jumping on the CBD bandwagon to end the cannabis stigma and ditch pharmaceutical painkillers. But when it comes to cannabidiol endorsements, the latest famous face flies a …

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Massachusetts Judge Halts Vape Ban for Medical Marijuana Patients

Bay State regulators responded to the rash of vape-related illnesses with a swift and wide-reaching ban, but medical marijuana patients are fighting to get their medicine back. Massachusetts medical marijuana patients will be able to legally purchase and consume cannabis vape cartridges next week, after a superior court judge partially halted Governor Charlie Baker’s wide-reaching ban on cannabis and nicotine …

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California’s Cannabis Supply Chain Temporarily Uprooted By PG&E Power Outages

California’s latest wave of wildfires is finally under control after weeks of heroic fighting from fire departments across the country in both SoCal and Sonoma County. But as families begin to return to their homes and local businesses reopen, preemptive power outages implemented up and down the state have caused their own mayhem – especially for the state’s harvest-ready cannabis …

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Why CBD Is Causing Failed Drug Tests

The last thing you would expect when taking hemp-derived CBD oil is to lose a job because of it. But, this is happening more often than you would think. Drug tests aren’t looking for CBD, rather drugs such as cocaine, opioids, and marijuana. So why are innocent people failing drug tests after using hemp-based CBD products? Why is CBD causing …

Australian Researchers Examine Cannabis As Treatment For Dementia

One of the biggest problems facing the cannabis industry is a lack of medical research. The funding for these studies has been lacking, and it hasn’t been legal until recently for certain studies to be conducted.  However, Australia will be the first to conduct a study investigating the effectiveness of cannabis on dementia patients. The study is taking place in …

House Bill 1899 Seeks To Bring Recreational Cannabis To Pennsylvania

Last Wednesday, a Pennsylvania lawmaker brought forth an interesting bill that would legalize recreational cannabis. House Bill 1899 would make state-run liquor stores the only licensed retailers of cannabis, eliminating the opportunity for corporate giants to overtake the market. Doing this would be huge for local businesses, Representative David Delloso says. He elaborates on this point by saying that he …