Civilized Worldwide Inc. Executes Sweeping Layoffs

The move by Civilized impacts personnel from both its Saint John, NB and Los Angeles offices Civilized, the New Brunswick-based cannabis publication, has laid off...

Is CBD safe? FDA Issues Warning Letters to Companies

In a surprise move last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued 15 warning letters to companies selling CBD products.  The agency claims that...

High Times TV Partners with Puff Digital’s Into The Weeds Podcast

TORONTO - Puff Digital, purveyor of cannabis lifestyle and marketing ecosystem for endemic brands, has announced a new partnership with High Times - the...

How Ontario Botched Its Cannabis Program (And How They Might Fix It)

2019 certainly has not been a spectacular year for cannabis in Canada.  Early crippling supply issues and other problems have resulted in an industry...

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How American Drug Scheduling and the Controlled Substances Act Really Works

Recent announcements from a number of Democratic presidential candidates committed to changing cannabis’s status within the drug scheduling system...

InMed Submits Clinical Trial Application to Evaluate INM-755 in Phase 1 Trial

VANCOUVER, Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("InMed" or the "Company") (TSX: IN; OTCQX: IMLFF), today announced the...

France Approves Medical Cannabis Research for 2020

Research will be funded via the country’s 2020 social security budget Lawmakers in France approved the budget to allow for...

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House Judiciary Passes Bill to End Cannabis Prohibition in Historic Vote

While not voting in favor of final passage of the bill, many Republicans supported an amendment similar to the STATES Act, which would exempt...

Marijuana and Hemp Cross-Pollination is a Budding Concern

Currently, there are almost 500,000 acres of land used for cannabis cultivation. The industry is growing at unprecedented rates. However, some unforeseen drawbacks have...

Aphria Inc. Brands Win Top Honours at 2019 Canadian Cannabis Awards

Thousands of Canadians vote Aphria, Solei, RIFF, Good Supply & Broken Coast as top products Broken Coast's Head Grower named 'Master Grower' Solei Renew CBN Oil...

Ikänik Farms Signs Collaborative R&D Agreement with Colombian Scientific Research Corporation

The Partnership Seeks to Develop Cannabis-Based Products for the Treatment of Human Diseases, Beginning with Colon Cancer CORONA, CA, Nov. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Ikänik...

The Cannabis Council of Canada Commends the Ontario Government’s Fall Economic Statement

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Cannabis Council of Canada applauded the Ontario government's 2019 Fall Economic Statement for committing to improving and...

Figr, Inc. Launches Craft Cultivator Program for Industrial Hemp Production

Figr working with farmers to produce industrial hemp to be used in CBD products TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Figr, Inc., a vertically-integrated legal...

Trump Administration Approves USDA Hemp Rules

It’s been almost a year since the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill by President Trump, which acknowledged the differentiation between marijuana and hemp....

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Alaska Marijuana Testing Labs Being Audited

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Latest on the Alaska Marijuana Control Board meeting. A state laboratory is auditing two marijuana testing...

UPDATE: Cultivating Canada’s Cannabis 2.0

Navigating the Upcoming Regulatory Framework of What Could Be the Canadian Cannabis Market’s Most Lucrative (& Delicious) Sub-Sector Yet The...

Why Alberta Is Leading Canada In Cannabis Sales

With the first anniversary of nationwide cannabis legalization just two weeks away, it’s safe to say that the last...

New Study To Test Effectiveness Of Cannabis Compound CBDV In Treating Autism

Previous success from treating epilepsy with Cannabinoids now motivates doctors to investigate the plant’s effectiveness in treating symptoms of...

Canopy Growth buys majority stake in sports drink company BioSteel

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. has bought a majority stake in BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc., a...

EXCLUSIVE: Clint Younge On Company X, MMJ, And Doing Things The Right Way

Clint Younge, former CEO of MMJ Canada, and current President and partner for Company X, has garnered a great...

September 18th Update! The CannTrust Timeline: A Series of Unfortunate Events

One of the biggest news stories to rock the cannabis industry this summer is the CannTrust saga. It is...

Pro Snowboarder and Film Maker Travis Rice Partners with Leading CBD Brand, HempFusion

DENVER, CO, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - HempFusion ("the Company"), a leading Hemp/CBD company in the United States with distribution of its...

Juul stops funding San Francisco vaping measure

SAN FRANCISCO — Juul Labs Inc. announced Monday that it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an...

New Book Urges Adults to Help Children “Just Say Know” to Cannabis

Susan Soares is setting out to normalize conversations about marijuana between adults and children with her new book, What’s Growing...

Pennsylvania on track to legalize Recreational Marijuana

Recreational use of cannabis is legal in 11 states - Alaska, California, Colorado, Washington, Vermont, Oregon, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan,...

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Dixie Brands’ Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Secures Patent for Scientific Breakthrough in Cannabinoid Delivery

DENVER, CO, Dec. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Dixie Brands Inc. ("Dixie" or "the Company") (CSE: DIXI.U), (OTCQX: DXBRF), (Frankfurt: 0QV), one of the cannabis...

How Ontario Botched Its Cannabis Program (And How They Might Fix It)

2019 certainly has not been a spectacular year for cannabis in Canada.  Early crippling supply issues and other problems have resulted in an industry...

Aurora Cannabis Opens Experiential Flagship Store in North America’s Largest Mall

11,000 Square Foot Retail Destination and Global Centre for Cannabis Education, Discovery and Community Engagement TSX | NYSE: ACB EDMONTON, Nov. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Aurora...

How the Cannabis Industry Ended Up in a Downturn

It has become very apparent that the cannabis industry has a major problem on its hands; from disappointing earnings reported by the major players,...

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Cannabis News Recap (September 28 – October 4)

Here a some of the top stories in the cannabis industry this week. Read more on www.puffpuffpost.com The U.S. Economy could gain over 1 million jobs from...
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Cannabis News Recap (September 21 – September 27)

Here a some of the top stories in the cannabis industry this week. Read more on www.puffpuffpost.com The SAFE Banking Act has been approved by the US....
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Cannabis News Recap (September 14 – September 20)

Here a some of the top stories in the cannabis industry this week. Read more on www.puffpuffpost.com A seventh person has died from a vaping-related illness in...
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Cannabis News Recap (September 7 – September 13)

Here a some of the top stories in the cannabis industry this week. Read more on www.puffpuffpost.com HempFusion® Announces Launch of Terpene-Infused Full Spectrum CBD Topicals. Illinois...
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Cannabis News Recap (September 1 – September 6)

Here are all the top stories in the cannabis industry this week. Read more on www.puffpuffpost.com Mexican Senator files for marijuana legalization bill. Former Detroit Red Wings player...
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California Says Yes to Prison Pot, if Inmates Don’t Inhale

A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale.

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Is Cannabis Packaging Environmentally Friendly?

The Environmental Impact of the Cannabis Industry Is cannabis packaging environmentally friendly? With cannabis now fully legal across Canada, and CBD health products rising in...

How Legalization Has Impacted Cannabis Use

One of the biggest issues surrounding the cannabis debate has been the social impact of legalization.  Anti-legalization voices have long claimed that legalizing marijuana...

A Definitive State-By-State Guide To Recreational Cannabis Laws In America

The last few years have seen dramatic changes in the way North America treats cannabis.  Acceptance for legalization is at an all time high,...

Did Fentanyl Dress Up as Cannabis for Halloween, or is it Just a Scary Story?

Cannabis has always gotten a bad wrap by certain aspects of the media, and the last year has been no different.  From true stories...

Finland Moves Toward Cannabis Legalization

Finland is rated as the happiest country in the world according to UN happiness ranking. Could it be happier?  Activists have gathered over 50,000 signatures...

Thailand is Set to Host the First World Ganja Festival

The festival is set to take place between the 29th of January and 2nd of February. It may sound as though this will be...