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A team of California denim experts are making big moves in the world of hemp fashion. Earlier this month James Chung and Conrad Yun announced what they claim is the first ever licensed cannabis cultivation facility actually located in LA. And while a
Medical marijuana may have come to the states, but there is no integration with the medical community. Patients get their information from friends and the media, and are left largely at the mercy of marijuana vendors. I managed to get through college
With the exception of CBD, few cannabis products have received as much corporate hype as weed-infused drinks. You sidle up to the bar. “Can I grab a pint of the lager?” you ask, a question you have asked probably a zillion times without difficulty. T
Medical marijuana could finally be available for Louisiana’s sickest patients in “the next few weeks," according to grower, GB Sciences’, Vice President John Davis. “We’re in the process of bottling the final formulations and we’re waiting to put the
Marijuana companies are facing enormous pressure to innovate. There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get excited about the possibilities of the shiny
The Ohio House on Wednesday voted 88-3 in favor of legislation that would move Ohio closer to decriminalizing hemp and hemp products, including CBD oil. Under current state law, hemp is considered a Schedule I drug because it — like marijuana — comes
The first ever cannabis cafe in the nation will open later this year in West Hollywood, right across from a synagogue.  “Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe” is set to open in August at 1201 North La Brea Ave. as a full-service outdoor rooftop restaurant f
Colorado's very great outdoors attracted tourists long before legal cannabis did, but since recreational marijuana was legalized in this state, campers, hikers and bikers have connected the two for a different experience with nature. Unfortunately, m
At about a dollar a seed, this hemp has to be treated with the utmost care. It may look like marijuana, but industrial hemp with CBD is now legal to grow across the country. Unlike its cousin with THC, hemp won't get you high. Instead, many use CBD f
Being wind pollinated, hemp plants produce large amounts of pollen that are attractive to bees. Bee pollinators continue to face challenges. Populations are in decline and the worst honeybee hive loss on record happened last winter. Beekeepers report
Hemp also has the opportunity to improve environmental conditions as well as practices in the fashion and textile manufacturing world.  We’ve heard a lot lately about hemp-based CBD and its alleged medical benefits. But hemp also has a long history i
The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America. The researchers also found evidence the Vikings occupied this outpost for m
Hemp oil, which only has trace amounts of THC, is being increasingly lauded for a variety of health benefits and Carmit is looking to tap international interest. Israeli confectionary manufacturer Carmit Candy Industries Ltd. has approached the Israe
New Jersey medical marijuana patients vacationing in Maine this summer won’t have to pack their own cannabis medicines when they travel to Lobster Land. They’ll be able to buy some of the nation’s finest -- and least expensive -- weed when they arriv
With the help of state lawmakers, industrial hemp is now a growing crop across the state of Florida. A new law makes it legal for state industrial programs to administer and oversee the cultivation of hemp. Researchers at the University of Florida ar
Melissa Vincent credits medical cannabis with allowing her to reconnect with her real self and her family. “My oldest daughter said she had lost her mom,” Melissa Vincent says, her voice breaking. For years, the stay-at-home mom would lay in bed, los
With Thailand’s legalization of medical cannabis in February, some experts predict that other Southeast Asian countries may move to decriminalize the plant. If that happens, it could prove a significant opportunity for investors interested in the spa
The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Thursday added anxiety disorders and Tourette’s syndrome to the list of health conditions that qualify for treatment using medical marijuana. The conditions were approved following a recommendation by the stat
Five years after Oregon legalized recreational marijuana, its lawmakers now are trying to rein in production, fearing the state’s big weed surplus will tempt some licensed businesses to sell their products out of state or on the illegal market. Such
The U.S. government is growing the largest crop of research marijuana in five years, responding to interest in varieties with high levels of THC and CBD. The government is the only source of pot for nearly all research in the U.S., while it still con
Experts in the field of cyber security say North America’s emerging cannabis industry -- and its customers -- could be especially vulnerable to hacks and extortion. Cities like Baltimore, as well as the state of Georgia’s court system, and Lake City,
The law went into effect a year ago this month, making it legal for Vermonters over 21 and without a medical marijuana card to tend to six cannabis plants, four immature and two mature, in their backyards and basements. In the past, Leigh Girouard's
"My whole life lately seems to be about hemp," says Lily Morgan. And for good reason: The founder of Colorado-based skin care company Lily Farm Fresh Skin Care has owned and operated eighty acres of farmland to supply her own production in Keenesburg
Studies suggest that medical cannabis might be an effective PTSD treatment. The VA has come out against bills that would allow for further research. When United States Marine Corps Sergeant Brett D'Alessandro returned from a deployment to Afghanistan
Some community colleges and four-year universities in Illinois are exploring the possibility of launching educational programs to train people in the business of growing and marketing marijuana in light of a new state law legalizing adult-use recreat