December 2018

+1  Hoosiers had reason to be concerned about their own health and that of the environment around them in 2018. STDs were on the rise, health insurance is set to be harder to obtain, and budgets are being slashed. But, it wasn’t all bad: Local environmental rules will continue to be enforced, carbon monoxide testing […]

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<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> Legalizing marijuana for all uses is having a negative impact on the safety of U.S. roads according to new research by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute. States exploring legalization should consider this effect on highway safety when deciding on whether to legalize pot. Crashes […]

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Dec. 31 (UPI) — The potency in cannabis resin and herbal cannabis has risen, a new study says. Researchers from the University of Bath and King’s College London published a study Sunday in the journal Addiction looking at at data from 28 EU member nations, along with Norway and Turkey. “These findings show that cannabis […]

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Proposed plans for the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Illinois have shifted from “when” to “how.” Democratic Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker campaigned on the legalization issue and its corresponding tax revenue of as much as $1 billion a year. And Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is on board . Two key Democratic lawmakers, Sen. […]

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PORTLAND, Oregon — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S. marketplace, conservative Utah and Oklahoma embraced medical marijuana, and the U.S. East Coast got its […]

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You’d think that 2018 would have been a huge year for Canadian marijuana stocks. The recreational marijuana market in Canada launched in October. Several Canadian growers experienced revenue growth from the German medical marijuana market. New markets opened, including the United Kingdom, which legalized medical cannabis this year. But despite all the good news, most […]

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The crowded California festival scene gets another contender in 2019, and it’s coming from an unlikely source. Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has announced The Kind Music Festival, an all-ages “pop-up” that embraces the state’s updated cannabis regulations. Taking place on February 23rd, the event will be held at the Tyson Ranch Resort, a 420-acre (nice) entertainment […]

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Bloomberg Best of the Year 2018: A worker inspects cannabis plants growing in a greenhouse at the Hexo Corp. facility in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, in October. Chris Roussakis/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, which in addition to providing federal subsidiaries for U.S. farmers, legalized hemp […]

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All of the company’s new leadership is from the Dallas area. They are Robert Keeler Sr., former chief operating officer of Canadian cannabis company Nutritional High International Inc.; Michael Prentiss, former chief financial officer for Brazilian-style steakhouse chain Fogo de Chão; and Debra K. Grant, a former nursing executive for Texas Health Resources. A number of business throughout Texas have […]

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Hemp plants grown for medical research purposes in Thailand. Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Lost in all the hoopla over the government shutdown is the fact that President Donald Trump just made hemp legal in all 50 states. The 2018 Farm Bill Trump signed earlier this month allows for hemp cultivation and the transfer […]

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This sponsored post was brought to you by Authority Health and written by Barrett Jones Cannabis oil is quickly gaining momentum in the health industry as it has become an appealing option for people who are looking for relief from pain and from other health issues. In this article, we will be looking at what […]

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