January 12, 2018

Legalizing marijuana nationwide would create more than one million new jobs within the next decade, a new study says. Analysis from New Frontier Data, a firm that focuses on the marijuana industry, also found that the federal government would create at least $131.8 billion in federal tax revenue over the next eight years if cannabis were […]

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On 15 December 2017, the Danish Parliament adopted by unanimous vote a new Act on a pilot scheme on cannabis for medicinal use (the “Cannabis Act”). The scheme will be introduced on 1 January 2018. In anticipation of the final adoption of the Act, the Danish Medicines Agency (DMA) began in October 2017 to accept […]

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SAN FRANCISCO — Rat poison is contaminating threatened northern spotted owls in California forests and marijuana farms appear to be to blame, according to a study published Thursday. The study published in the journal Avian Conservation and Ecology focused on owls in Northern California’s Humboldt, Mendocino and Del Norte counties, part of the so-called Emerald […]

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Legalizing marijuana nationwide would create at least $132 billion in tax revenue and more than a million new jobs across the United States in the next decade, according to a new study. New Frontier Data, a data analytics firm focused on the cannabis industry, forecasts that if legalized on the federal level, the marijuana industry […]

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CLOSE Four Reno dispensaries begin sales of recreational marijuana. Jason Bean Northern spotted owl(Photo: J.Mark Higley: Hoopa Tribal Forestry) RENO — Americans’ appetite for marijuana is responsible for a burgeoning pot industry that’s worth billions of dollars in California alone. New research shows it’s also harming northern spotted owls, one of the Golden State’s most […]

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The detailed chemical database resulting from the analyses of thousands of cannabis flower samples from an artificially geographically restricted area can serve as the basis for the development of a chemotaxonomic classification scheme outside of conjectural cultivar naming by strain. Chemotaxonomic classification schemes for cannabis cultivars have previously been reported by others based largely on cannabis […]

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