For decades, cannabis research has been criminally negligent, due to backward, fear-based, repressive prohibitionist beliefs. There's a school of thought which believes this may be due in part to Big Pharmaceutical not wanting the public to have a more comprehensive understanding of a plant that you can grow yourself and might
International Cannabis News
Canada Consumes Copious Quantities of Cannabis Edibles
To the North, the people once again doing a better job with virtually every aspect of their society than we are, Canada, continues the development of their nationwide cannabis program with new product categories coming to market, resulting in what the Toronto Sun dubbed “Edibles Madness.” Cannabis flower has been legal
Canadian Government Does Not Want “Fun” Used To Market Cannabis. Um, Okay.
Oregon has some issues with how we regulate our cannabis programs, with truly baffling and seemingly self-defeating rules and regulations. For example, those who grow and process cannabis are forbidden from sharing samples with legal-aged consumers, because, um... look, don’t worry about why, they just are, okay? Rules are rules! Even if
Canada Bets On Cultivation Of Colombian Cannabis
While Canada sorts out the inevitable challenges that arise when an entire country legalizes cannabis, it remains a money magnet for cannabis investors, who are throwing hundreds of millions of dollars at the Canuck kush scene. After initial hiccups, sales are like you after a seventh dab—really high, and getting higher.
Fibromyalgia Pain Can Be Treated With Cannabis
An Exclusive Interview with Phylos Bioscience CEO Mowgli Holmes
On May 10, 2019 I sat down with Phylos Bioscience CEO Mowgli Holmes and Phylos Director of Marketing Paige Hewlett for an interview. I wanted to talk about the negative response from the cannabis community to Phylos' announcement that they would be entering the cannabis breeding business. You can read more about
Phylos Bioscence CEO Speaks About Recent Upheaval
Cannabis insiders have been reeling in response to recent news about Phylos Bioscience, a Portland-based cannabis science company that has been cultivating a comprehensive genetic database for our favorite plant. Phylos has historically relied on growers to freely submit their crops for DNA testing, so that each can be analyzed and
Italian Big Pharma Losing Sales To CBD
The Secret Ingredient in Madrid Hashish Isn’t Good
Canadian Cannabis Update
Let’s check in on how Canada’s doing with its national legalization of cannabis, four months in. It’s the largest cannabis legalization program ever undertaken, and even though Americans do terribly in learning from other countries (or from history), perhaps we can buck that trend and take away some insight from the
Does Legalized Cannabis Increase Illegal Imports?
It’s gearing up to be a banner year for legalized weed, but that doesn’t mean we can ease up on fighting prohibitionists. That means it’s time for another installment of our series “Prohibition Arguments, Cannalyzed™”—in which we dissect stupid anti-cannabis arguments by using words and common sense. Here’s a favorite one
Italian EasyJoints Are Low THC Options For Consumers
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Beer Makers Begin Investment In Cannabis
The company that makes an inexplicably popular beer that gives me cringe shivers when I choke it down because it tastes so bad has made a joint $100 million investment to find a way to make THC- and CBD-infused beverages. The industry that contributed untold dollars to prohibitionist efforts has now