January 10, 2019

FRANKFORT- There has been new fire lit in Frankfort surrounding medical marijuana–but Senate President Robert Stivers isn’t on board just yet.  While there has been enthusiasm surrounding medical marijuana after a Republican sponsored bill was filed in the House, in the Senate it could have a hard time even being heard. President Stivers says he […]

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A research firm in Virginia says it has gotten a federal license to import high-quality extracts of marijuana for medical research. The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that Sanyal Biotechnology will soon embark on a series of critical studies into treatment of various diseases and disorders. Sanyal CEO Rebecca Caffrey said the license […]

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Despite growing concerns over cannabis creeping into U.S. alcohol sales, at least one study says those reports are blowing smoke. The Distilled Spirits Council, a national trade association representing the liquor industry, conducted a study that found the three states where recreational marijuana has been legal the longest — Colorado, Oregon, and Washington — have […]

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As the legal recreational use of marijuana grows, it’s expanding into some surprising place and products. There are marijuana-infused wines and coffee pods on the market now, as well as a wide variety of THC-infused edibles and candy (where it’s legal). Some spas are even using CBD-infused products in their treatments. Though many products include the word “marijuana” on […]

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I’m walking down the street in Florentin, an artsy corner of beachy south Tel Aviv, wearing a T-shirt that reads “Mishtelet Yisrael” — or “the Israeli Plantation” in Hebrew. A pot leaf is laid over the well-known logo for the Israeli police force, Mishteret Yisrael, just one letter different. Israel’s pro-legalization political party Ale Yarok(“Green Leaf”) designed […]

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As opioid overdose deaths continued to mount in Maryland last year, state lawmakers asked medical marijuana regulators to determine whether cannabis could be effective at treating addiction to heroin, fentanyl and oxycodone. The answer — not really — was submitted to the General Assembly this week by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. “A comprehensive review […]

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COLUMBIA — A panel of South Carolina legislators voted Thursday to advance a resolution urging Congress to open more research on medical uses for marijuana, taking another step toward loosening some of the state’s attitudes toward the drug. The measure implores federal lawmakers to “take immediate and additional steps to promote and actively pursue scientific research and […]

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These days we have dozens of different cannabis extracts on the market, but the newest hit is THC distillate which is totally different from BHO and other extracts. What is THC distillate? You’ve surely heard of distillation before—distilled water is a good example we can use. Distilled water is water that gets evaporated and then […]

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