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It’s been an active year for marijuana reform—and that’s clearly demonstrated by the fact that new laws legalizing cannabis for recreational or medical use go into effect in three additional states on Thursday. Recreational marijuana legalization policies passed by lawmakers are now in effect in Connecticut and Virginia, while medical cannabis has been implemented in
Missouri regulators say they feel requiring medical marijuana business license ownership disclosures under a House-approved amendment could be unconstitutional, and they may urge the governor to veto the legislation.  By Jason Hancock, Missouri Independent An effort by lawmakers to require disclosure of ownership information for businesses granted medical marijuana licenses was derailed on Thursday, when
Rhode Island lawmakers passed a bill on Tuesday that would establish facilities where people could test and use illegal drugs under medical supervision. Separately, a House panel weighed a measure that would legalize marijuana for adults in the state. The first piece of legislation, which would launch a pilot program for safe-consumption sites, passed the
Mexico’s president said on Tuesday that his administration will respect the Supreme Court’s decision this week to invalidate marijuana prohibition—but he’s open to putting further reforms before voters on the ballot if the open-ended legalization doesn’t achieve certain goals. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said at a news conference that “of course we are going
Dr. Ernest Small makes the case for increasing THC limits for hemp to 1% The scientific research from which the 0.3% D9-THC distinction between hemp and marijuana originated (Small and Cronquist, 1976) adopted that concentration specifically for “young, vigorous leaves of relatively mature plants as a guide to discriminating [the] two classes of plants.” Even
What is NHAs Position on the Delta 8 Controversy? Obviously the issue of Delta-8 has been a hot topic in the industry and one that we have spent a lot of time discussing. NHA acknowledges that we know all of the issues are being looked at and debated in public, within government agencies and within
Written by Levan Darjania Ph.D.   CBD Reality Check Interest in the therapeutic use of hemp-derived nonintoxicating cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG) has reached a fever pitch in recent years followed by the early-stage preclinical discoveries surrounding the tentative functional role of the endocannabinoid system (ECS). CBD received a further popular validation
Growing Climate Solutions Act Passes U.S. Senate Bill: Provides resources, expertise on carbon markets for farmers and foresters WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Senate passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act, legislation that will help farmers, ranchers, and foresters understand and access carbon markets, helping the environment and boosting farm income at the same time. The legislation, introduced
A House subcommittee on Thursday approved a large-scale funding bill that includes provisions protecting banks from being punished for working with marijuana businesses and allowing Washington, D.C. to legalize cannabis sales. The move by congressional Democrats to let the District of Columbia set its own marijuana policies is in contrast with a budget released last
CT gov signing legalization today; Final NYC prohibition-era marijuana arrest data; PA health officials’ warning on federal anti-cannabis provision Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Before you dig
CBD Isolate is a building block ingredient for many health, wellness, and beauty product manufacturers and a wide array of CBD products. Before we begin, we should identify what CBD isolate is. WHAT IS CBD ISOLATE? CBD isolate is a white crystalline powder. Cannabidiol, in its purest form, isolate contains >99% pure CBD. The production
Marijuana advocates and enthusiasts have a lot to celebrate on this year’s unofficial cannabis holiday 4/20. State-level legalization has continued to spread in 2021—adding New York, Virginia and New Mexico to the list of adult-use states within the span of weeks. Congressional leaders are on the verge of introducing legislation to end federal prohibition, and
CT gov signing legalization today; Final NYC prohibition-era marijuana arrest data; PA health officials’ warning on federal anti-cannabis provision Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Before you dig