Category: Medical Marijuana

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Jul. 27-Aug. 2

This week in Cannabis: A compassion society in British Columbia has closed its doors after 20 years of community service, Osheaga’s cannabis policy is a strict one, and an agricultural competition slated...

Alaska governor cuts funding for hemp program, cites no existing industry

After developing proposed rules in June for its 2019 hemp production regulations, Alaska officials have determined a state industrial hemp program may not be worth funding.Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy cut $375,000 from...

Hemp for animal feed: Economic potential waits out legal maneuvering

Given hemp’s new legal status, many farmers and livestock producers want to explore cannabis for animal feed and the research that suggests its nutritional and developmental benefits. But they’re facing market and legal...

You Can Bring Cannabis to Osheaga, but Only If It’s Sealed

Osheaga is always one of Montreal’s biggest summer musical events, occurring in the 662-acre Parc Jean Drapeau. Rather than attempt to insist Montrealers, Quebec’s most enthusiastic cannabis consumers, not to smoke cannabis while...

Kentucky Gov. Floats a Bunch of Batshit Crazy Cannabis Theories

‘The Haymaker’ is Leafly Deputy Editor Bruce Barcott’s opinion column on cannabis politics and culture. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell has emerged as one of the nation’s leading hemp-legalization advocates, but that doesn’t mean...

Hemp commodity exchanges scramble to offer vetted trading platforms

It’s August and national hemp production rules have yet to be released, but the industry continues to develop new business options to fill the void for trade within the space. One new offering...

Are We Turning CBD Into ‘Snake Oil’?

B12 deficiency nearly caused my death in 2015; did you have any idea that’s something to worry about? Like me four years ago, you probably didn’t—and it’s largely due to a fellow...

Is Your Cannabis Legal? Sorry, You Can Still Be Deported

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In late December 2017, Lisa Kum received a call from her husband, Sothy. Sothy told Lisa to pick him up in Chicago because he was about to be released...