Day: March 18, 2019

Researchers Launching CBD Study with Former Hockey Players

The NHL Alumni Association is one of the sponsors of a study that will examine the effects of CBD on around 100 former pro hockey players who suffer from brain trauma caused by the league’s notoriously rough play. “It’s really rather sad when you see these giants of sport having to deal with terrible headaches […]

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New Jersey Lawmakers Begin Hearings for Marijuana Legalization

New Jersey lawmakers in two legislative committees will begin hearings on Monday for a marijuana legalization deal announced by Gov. Phil Murphy last week. The Assembly Appropriations Committee and the Senate Judiciary committees are scheduled to consider the Cannabis Regulatory and Expungement Aid Modernization Act when they meet on Monday. If the bill is approved […]

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Marijuana Won’t Solve Opioid Crisis But Could Be Part of the Solution

Die-hard cannabis advocates would like to convince the population marijuana legalization will be the magical cure-all for the opioid epidemic. It’s the same group that proselytizes weed as a panacea for cancer and other ailments that claim hundreds of thousands of lives on an annual basis. This spiel about cannabis being a miracle elixir is […]

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Marijuana company Curaleaf to buy Nevada’s Acres Cannabis for $70M

Massachusetts-based Curaleaf, a vertically integrated cannabis operator, agreed to buy Acres Cannabis for $70 million in a cash and stock deal. Acres Cannabis currently operates 269,000 square feet of cultivation facilities in Nevada with plans to expand that to more than 400,000 square feet. It also has a flagship dispensary in Las Vegas and is […]

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New Mexico adult-use cannabis bill fails; gov wants to revive in 2020

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is looking to put recreational marijuana legalization back on the agenda for the next legislative session after a bipartisan bill stalled without a Senate vote as the session ended Saturday. Lujan Grisham said that next year’s limited 30-day legislative session will include marijuana reform proposals. The first-term Democrat complimented […]

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Cresco to enter FL medical marijuana market via $120M VidaCann purchase

Cresco Labs, the Chicago-based vertically integrated cannabis company, agreed to acquire Florida medical marijuana provider VidaCann in a $120 million cash and stock deal. The deal gives Cresco a presence in Florida for the first time, expanding its operations into eight states and giving the company a toehold in a major MMJ market. VidaCann plans […]

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Queen Elizabeth Vetoed Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Bid for Independence; Paris Jackson Says It’s ‘Not Her Role’ to Defend Dad Michael

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry seem intent on ushering the royal family into a new era. According to the Sunday Times, the couple attempted to gain autonomy from Buckingham Palace, but their efforts were thwarted by none other than Queen Elizabeth herself. “They wanted their household to be entirely independent of Buckingham Palace, but were […]

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Green Growth Brands Opens New CBD Beauty Stores

While marijuana legalization efforts in several US states pick up steam, the cannabis industry isn’t forgetting about the market potential for hemp-based products that don’t contain THC and aren’t aimed at producing a high.  Further expanding in that sector, Green Growth Brands, Inc. (CSE: GGB; OTCQB: GGBXF) just officially opened two new Seventh Sense-branded retail […]

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Round 1: Meet the Competing Cannabis Strains

While March Madness plays out on the court, we’ve got a competition on the sidelines. Welcome to Leafly’s Strain Madness, where you will decide which strain gets dubbed the champion of all cannabis. Check back every day to find out which strain wins in each division, and vote every day to see your favorite strain […]

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5 Essential CBD Products For Spring Break

Heading somewhere warm for spring break? We’re jealous. Whether you’re going to Mexico or Miami, CBD can help give your body and mind the TLC you deserve. These infused spring break essentials will help you chill out and make the most of your trip, no matter where your break takes you.  Felix & Ambrosia Sunny […]

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