Massachusetts Rakes in Almost $24 Million in First Two Months of Legal Cannabis

Massachusetts Rakes in Almost $24 Million in First Two Months of Legal Cannabis

Marijuana dispensary sales totaled nearly $24 million in just the first two months of legal cannabis in Massachusetts, according to state officials. Data released by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission this week shows that $23.8 million in cannabis products have been sold since late November, when retail cannabis dispensary sales began in the state. Sales [...]
Cannabis Will Be Included In Swag Bags Given To Oscar Nominees This Year

Cannabis Will Be Included In Swag Bags Given To Oscar Nominees This Year

The unofficial gift bags, put together by marketing company Distinctive Assets, will be given to the 25 Oscar nominees for the acting and directing categories and will include cannabis-infused chocolate truffles. Coda Signature’s “Crescendo collection” truffles come in three flavours: Burnt caramel, earl grey and juniper lemon, and won first place at the High Times [...]
Nine Elementary School Students Hospitalized After Eating Cannabis Infused Gummies

Nine Elementary School Students Hospitalized After Eating Cannabis Infused Gummies

More than a dozen elementary school students in Cleveland were treated Monday afternoon for eating gummy bears possibly laced with marijuana, according to news reports. In total, 14 students ate cannabis-infused gummies that day. Nine children were taken to a Cleveland hospital on Monday after they were given cannabis gummies at their elementary school, according [...]
Is Hemp Revolution Starting?

Is Hemp Revolution Starting?

It’s been a persistent urban myth among some cannabis advocates that the Declaration of Independence and its 56 signatures were written on hemp paper. Of course, that theory has been thoroughly debunked by researchers at Monticello (Thomas Jefferson’s estate), the Library of Congress and the National Archives. The final document signed by the founding fathers [...]
California Still Has A Major Problem With Black Market Cannabis

California Still Has A Major Problem With Black Market Cannabis

It’s been a year since the California State Legislature passed the legislation legalizing recreational cannabis, however the black market is still more tempting to the everyday user than the legal one. Around this time last year, residents of California were celebrating legalization of recreational cannabis by lighting up on the streets. The regulators in California [...]
Skateboarder Cory Juneau Suspended After Testing Positive for Cannabis

Skateboarder Cory Juneau Suspended After Testing Positive for Cannabis

It was a burning question the moment the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced in August 2016 that skateboarding would make its debut at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo: How long before a world-class skateboarder tested positive for cannabis? Because skateboarding is joining the Olympic program at Tokyo 2020, anti-doping organizations around the world have started drug testing competitors. [...]