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    What Legalizing Marijuana Means for Professional Athletes

    There has been plenty of press on the legalization of marijuana. The mere rumor that a new state has as much as considered joining the “Green Rush” that is so quickly spreading across the nation is enough to spawn countless headlines speculating what economic or political implications of such legislation might be. But what hasn’t […]

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      Analysis Shows Legalizing Medical Marijuana Does Not Lead to Increased Crime Rates

      California has shown a decrease around 20% in the states crime rates since the legalization of marijuana. And, in almost all states where it is legal, the medical marijuana laws have shown little effect on the violent and property crime rates. California led the charge by legalizing medical marijuana back in 1996. Now 30 states […]

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        Cannabis Courses Coming to More Colleges in Canada as Legalization Approaches

        Okanagan College in British Columbia has a mandate in place wherein they help to serve the needs and interest of the businesses in the community. It is because of that mandate that Sunniva, a licensed cannabis producer, reached out to form a partnership with the school once they built a greenhouse and manufacturing facility in […]

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          Is the CBD Trend Here to Stay?

          There has been quite a lot of hype around cannabidiol (CBD) in the past couple of years. Though it has historically been left out of the spotlight in favor of its high-inducing sister cannabinoid, THC, there has been an unprecedented rise in its popularity. But despite the persistence of this new trend, and prospective bills […]

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            A Slice of the Cannabis Market

            Massachusetts is a state in transition, where recreational sales are not yet legal, but it’s only a matter of time before the legal framework is in place to make it happen. Walking the exhibition room at the CannaCon held in Boston, Massachusetts, last month was an exercise in seeing how the more things change, the […]

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              What’s the Deal with Terpenes?

              If you’re among the many cannabis companies looking to get involved with the terpene trend, there are a few things you need to know. First and foremost, what are terpenes? That takes a bit of unpacking. So, let’s start with this: companies can extract terpenes in two major ways—from a cannabis plant itself or a […]

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                Cannabis Classes Being Offered Some Universities

                Some schools and universities have begun to offer classes on cannabis, many of these classes are available online. Some of the schools offering courses are: The University of Washington, University of Vermont, UC Davis has a Physiology of Cannabis, UCLS is setting up a research center, The Ohio State University’s law school if offering a […]

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                  Illegal Cannabis Growers in Southern California Caught by Using Too Much Water

                  Deputies in Riverside County, California received a tip from an unlikely source leading them to a black market marijuana farm where they found nearly 3,000 cannabis plants growing. The tip came from the Cannabis Enforcement Unit of the California State Water Resources Control Board. This unit was created four years ago to investigate marijuana growers […]

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                    UCI Receives $9 Million Grant for Marijuana Research

                    The University of California at Irvine announced it has recently received a $9 million grant dedicated to researching how long-term marijuana use can affect the brains of young people. This grant was funded by The National Institute on Drug Abuse. State regulators are setting up a plan to award $10 million by the summer of […]

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                      Terpenes: The Other Part of Cannabis

                      When discussing cannabis, most people concern themselves with the THC and CBD content of the products and have for decades. However, with the increased scientific interest in cannabis and the growing popularity of the marijuana industry, researchers have found a new part of cannabis about which to get excited: terpenes. Terpenes are aromatic organic hydrocarbons […]

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