Tag Archives | Medical Cannabis

Jeff Sessions

This Session Is Over: What AG Sessions’ Ousting Means For The Cannabis Community

You may have already heard the news that Jeff “good people don’t smoke marijuana” Sessions is out as attorney general, to be replace as acting attorney general by his chief of staff Matthew Whitaker. According to ABC News, Sessions submitted his resignation on Wednesday, November 7, just a day after the midterm elections. He allegedly […]

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cannabis in Thailand

Will Thailand Become The First Nation In Asia To Legalize Cannabis?

While drug laws in the United States have gradually become more lenient, regulations in Southeast Asia remain on the opposite end of the spectrum. The death penalty has long been meted out for drug-related crimes in several countries on the Asian continent, including Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia. However, the government of Thailand is contemplating […]

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Ricki Lake’s New Documentary ‘Weed The People’ Features Sick Children Helped By Medical Marijuana

After years of being in front of the camera — with hit movies like Hairspray and her own titular daytime TV talk show — Ricki Lake has turned her attention behind the scenes, creating groundbreaking documentaries with her producing partner, director Abby Epstein. After tackling the birth industry and breastmilk, Lake and Epstein have set […]

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cannabis in the UK

God Save The Green: How Climate Change Helped UK Cannabis Growers Harvest Big In 2018

The summer of 2018 was one of significant climate change, both weather wise and politically speaking, for not only the general population of the United Kingdom, but also for the British nation’s cannabis growers and consumers. The government there was forced to loosen its restrictive policies regarding medical marijuana after officials were spurred on by […]

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Texas candidate Beto O’Rourke believes cannabis should be fully legalized and taxed.

2018 Midterm Elections: Our Ultimate State-By-State Guide To The Who’s Who Of Pro-Cannabis Candidates

This year, on November 6, the US midterm elections will include cannabis legalization measures in a number of US states. Utah and Missouri will vote on medical marijuana legalization initiatives, and North Dakota and Michigan will decide on ballot measures for adult-use cannabis. There are also plenty of US Senate seats up for grabs — […]

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Colombian cannabis

Colombian Gold: Forget Canada, Could The Next Global Cannabis Leader Be Colombia?

Colombian Gold is about to live up to its name. As medical and recreational pro-cannabis legislation blazes across the globe — from South Africa to Canada to Israel — so too are the front-runners of the burgeoning international marijuana industry expanding their reach globally. Lower labor costs and favorable climate conditions are two key components […]

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Pot Pro Predicts Europe To Be Prime Medical Marijuana Market

Cannabis Capital Convention In Amsterdam: ‘Europe Will Be A Medical Market First’

The iconic, ultra-modern building of the EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam played host the first ever conference specifically aimed at cannabis investors based in the Netherlands. In late September, the Cannabis Capital Convention brought together investment analysts and pioneering entrepreneurs from the legal cannabis industry. Cannabis business conferences are still a rare sight in Europe. While […]

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