Month: May 2019

What to Stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and Amazon This June While High

You’re home, you’ve smoked (or dabbed, or vaped, or edibled) and you’re ready to stream something that will soothe, engage, and invigorate your stoney eyes and ears. Amidst the endless pool of content streaming options that is the Internet, Weedmaps News is offering a streamlined selection of stoney shows and movies to watch high, available […]

Illinois lawmakers approve adult-use cannabis program that could hit $2 billion in sales

Illinois on Friday became the country’s first state to legalize recreational marijuana cultivation and sales through its Legislature, a landmark move that paves the way for the creation of one of the nation’s largest adult-use cannabis markets offering “huge” business opportunities. Marijuana Business Daily projects the Illinois rec market potentially will eclipse $2 billion in […]

Oregon marijuana regulators could soon have the ability to deny new grow licenses

Oregon’s oversupply of cannabis has prompted lawmakers to attempt to give the Oregon Liquor Control Commission more leeway to deny new cultivation licenses based on supply and demand. A bill that passed the Senate and is now before the House would not only reduce the huge surplus but would prevent diversion of unsold legal marijuana into the […]

How California Cannabis Cultivators Grapple With Extreme Weather

No matter how much experience they have under their belt, cultivators who choose to grow cannabis in an outdoor environment are at the full mercy of Mother Nature. Every few years, that constant battle intensifies for cannabis plants grown in the California sunshine, as they are forced to square off with El Niño, an irregularly […]

IL and NJ cannabis legislative moves, Harvard MJ research partnership & more

The Illinois Senate passes a recreational cannabis sales and taxation bill, an expansion of New Jersey’s medical marijuana program advances, Harvard and Canadian cannabis firm Atlas sign a medical research partnership – plus other important news from around the industry. Will Illinois mark an MJ first? Illinois could be on the verge of becoming the […]

How to Become a Medical Marijuana Patient in Colorado

While Colorado is best known for its robust recreational cannabis system, the state has long been a safe haven for medical marijuana patients. On Nov. 7, 2000, 54% of Colorado voters approved Amendment 20, which amended the state Constitution to allow qualifying patients to use marijuana for medicinal purposes. Colorado‘s Amendment 64, which was passed […]

Arizona law firm ordered to pay $150K for meritless marijuana suit

Published 11 hours ago Arizona’s highest court has concurred that a Phoenix law firm must pay roughly $150,000 in legal fees for filing a frivolous lawsuit against the town of Snowflake and Copperstate Farms, a large medical cannabis grower. The suit challenged Snowflake’s decision in 2016 to issue a permit allowing Copperstate to cultivate marijuana […]

How Can Whole-Plant CBD Oil and FDA-Approved Epidiolex Reduce Seizures?

One of the biggest roadblocks to treating any condition with cannabis medicine is restricted access. Even individuals with medical marijuana cards and approved conditions can still have trouble obtaining the treatment they seek due to haphazard state laws and a lack of federal regulation. On June 25, 2018, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the […]