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businessinsider.com - Kimberly Leonard - Senate Democrats want to legalize cannabis. Meet 18 lobbyists pushing for it to become a reality.
Senate Democrats want to legalize cannabis. Meet 18 lobbyists pushing for it to become a reality.
Business Insider

Courtesy of Queen Adesuyi Adesuyi has been with the Drug Policy Alliance since 2016 and advocates on behalf of marijuana legalization from a racial-justice perspective. She coleads the Marijuana Justice Coalition, a collection of advocacy groups…

forbes.com - Lindsey Bartlett - Lil' Kim Announces Cannabis Brand 'aphrodisiac' With superbad inc.
Lil' Kim Announces Cannabis Brand 'aphrodisiac' With superbad inc.
Forbes

Getty Images for 2019 TriBeCa Film Festival Grammy award-winning rap artist, actress, and fashion icon Lil' Kim is launching her own cannabis brand. The new weed line will be called aphrodisiac and it's being produced in partnership with superbad…

businessinsider.com - Jeremy Berke - Prestigious Wall Street banks are ditching marijuana testing for job seekers
Prestigious Wall Street banks are ditching marijuana testing for job seekers
Business Insider

Insider asked seven of the largest banks whether they still test job applicants for marijuana use. Of the ones that responded, none screen applicants for marijuana use. Some have removed drug testing entirely as part of the pre-employment screening…

seekingalpha.com - Alexander Teicher - Green Thumb Industries: U.S. Cannabis Market Leader (OTCMKTS:GTBIF)
Green Thumb Industries: U.S. Cannabis Market Leader (OTCMKTS:GTBIF)
SeekingAlpha

Green Thumb Industries (OTCQX:GTBIF) manufactures, distributes, and markets its own cannabis consumer packaged goods along with those produced by third-parties. Its in-house brands include Beboe, Dogwalkers, Dr. Solomon's, incredibles, Rythm, and…

hindustantimes.com - {'@type':'Thing','name':'HT Correspondent'} - NBRI experts to begin research on cannabis plant for medicinal use
NBRI experts to begin research on cannabis plant for medicinal use
Hindustan Times

Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research–National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR–NBRI), Lucknow, will carry out research on cannabis plant for its medicinal and industrial use. Director, CSIR-NBRI, prof SK Barik made this…

sciencealert.com - Jacinta Bowler - Cannabis Products Really May Have an Antidepressant Effect, Small Study Hints
Cannabis Products Really May Have an Antidepressant Effect, Small Study Hints
ScienceAlert

For mental health disorders like anxiety and depression, having plenty of options for treatment is incredibly important. While antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication have been literal lifesavers for many people throughout the 20th and 21st…

dailymail.co.uk - PM urges police to take swift action over online cannabis selling
PM urges police to take swift action over online cannabis selling
Mail Online

Boris Johnson has urged police to take action over the Instagram drugs trade Daily Mail praised for exposing issue of children buying potent cannabis online Dealers are using the Facebook-owned site to peddle the drug to youngsters Prime Minister…

fredericksburg.com - By Aaron Beydoun - COMMENTARY: Confusing cannabis laws send customers back to black market
COMMENTARY: Confusing cannabis laws send customers back to black market
Fredericksburg.com

SINCE July 1, Virginia's laws have changed to allow for personal cultivation, sharing, and use of cannabis among adults. Now, several months after the change in law, the subject of cannabis is still tiptoed around and talked about only in whispers…

salon.com - Kevin Reynolds - Texas says popular cannabis extract, delta-8, is illegal, sending retailers scrambling
Texas says popular cannabis extract, delta-8, is illegal, sending retailers scrambling
Salon

Three years after federal legislation removed the marijuana extract known as delta-8 THC from the nation's list of controlled substances, Texas health officials have put it on its own list of illegal drugs, sending a shockwave through the growing…

npr.org - Vanessa Romo - Marijuana vaping among teens has more than doubled since 2013
Marijuana vaping among teens has more than doubled since 2013
NPR.org

Teen vaping of marijuana doubled between 2013 and 2020, indicating that young people may be swapping out joints, pipes or bongs for vape pens, according to a new study. Researchers also found that adolescents who say they vaped cannabis within the…

cnn.com - By Sandee LaMotte, CNN  - Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last seven years, study says
Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last seven years, study says
CNN

(CNN) Marijuana vaping by school-aged youth doubled between 2013 and 2020, a new study found, with reported use within the last 30 days rising seven-fold during the same time period. The study, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, analyzed 17…

barbadosgazette.com - Cannabis Industry Value Prediction For Latin America
Cannabis Industry Value Prediction For Latin America
Barbados News

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 25, 2021: The value of the cannabis industry in Latin America will hit the $300 million in 2024. That's according to research data shared recently by VeePN The Brazilian…

rochestercitynewspaper.com - Gino Fanelli - New York cannabis board says businesses giving away marijuana are breaking the law
New York cannabis board says businesses giving away marijuana are breaking the law
CITY News

The head of the state's Cannabis Control Board has declared that businesses that are giving away marijuana as a promotion with the purchase of an overpriced t-shirt, lighter, or other item, are breaking the law. Tremaine Wright, the former state…

timesofmalta.com - Adrian Galea - Cannabis and driving just don't mix - Adrian Galea
Cannabis and driving just don't mix - Adrian Galea
Times Of Malta

Mon, Oct 25th 2021, 12:24 Last updated 16 hours, 16 minutes ago The first reading of the Bill on legalising the use of cannabis will, undoubtedly, create ripples and generate heated debate in society between those who wholeheartedly support its…

timesofmalta.com - Sarah Carabott - Could medical cannabis help ADHD patients struggling with prescription meds?
Could medical cannabis help ADHD patients struggling with prescription meds?
Times Of Malta

Sat, Oct 23rd 2021, 12:44 Last updated 2 hours, 19 minutes ago Paul had just sat for his ‘A' levels when he was diagnosed with ADHD, and was immediately put on conventional medicine. But the 18-year-old suddenly became extremely anxious…

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