Monday, November 11, 2019
best-way-to-decarb-kief
Decarboxylation, also known as decarbing, is a vital part of the process used to make marijuana-infused edibles potent and long-lasting. In the simplest terms, decarbing occurs when you heat raw cannabis buds, leaves, or stems. This activates the chemical compounds in cannabis.  Kief, also known as dry sift or pollen, is a critical part of…
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Over recent months, the introduction of a new legislature regulating cannabis policy in California reflects an essential need for more legally licensed businesses in the state. Estimated to report over $3 Billion in sales for 2019, consumer demand is indisputable. California is home to the largest cannabis market in the nation and the world. Growing…
us.-court-of-appeals-decision-win-for-employees-in-cannabis-industry
On September 20, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that employers in the cannabis industry must pay their workers overtime in compliance with federal labor laws. This decision is remarkable given that marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.
california-releases-application-for-industrial-hemp-cultivation
    Many folks have been patiently awaiting the launch of California’s commercial hemp program, which has taken nearly 3 years since the passage of Prop 64 to emerge. However, the wait has finally come to an end as the state recently instated a process for industrial hemp registration along with a complete application and…
states-ban-flavored-vaping-products-and-nevada-gets-its-first-cannabis-lounge
  Job opportunities and revenue in the cannabis industry seem aplenty, but legalization has also stirred up unforeseen issues such as vaping health concerns. Pair that with a volatile stock market and you have a recipe for unscrupulous activity and financial instability. If you’re looking to stay abreast of the latest cannabis news of the…
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Italy’s Developing Cannabis and Hemp Market Italy’s been a power player in major events throughout world history, but recently, it’s relevance has waned due to political instability and a faltering economy. Italy’s foray into the cannabis industry may provide some economic respite for farmers and consumers. Medical cannabis became fully legal in January 2013, but…
colorados-new-wave-of-cannabis-hospitality-and-delivery-jobs
Colorado’s New Wave of Cannabis Hospitality and Delivery Jobs Colorado passed one of the first recreational cannabis laws in 2012 but was slow to pass and develop social consumption and home delivery regulations. Currently, medical and recreational consumers must purchase weed products at a dispensary and enjoy their legally bought marijuana in a private residence.…
cannabis-for-parkinsons-disease
Cannabis for Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative condition that tends to affect people older than 60 but can affect younger individuals in rare cases. For now, patients with PD can only slow down the symptoms and progression of this debilitating disease, but not cure it. While medication and other treatment methods may…
how-to-apply-for-a-medical-cannabis-card-in-delaware
How to Apply for a Medical Cannabis Card in Delaware Delaware’s medical cannabis program provides qualifying patients with a medical registry card they can use to purchase legal marijuana in a state-licensed compassion center. Delaware lawmakers passed the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act (DMMA) in 2011, but it took a few years for dispensaries to open.…
no-cap-la-mesa
The city of La Mesa is creating a new precedent in how to approach legal cannabis and deal with unlicensed shops. Previously cities have approached legal retail store front cannabis by putting a cap on the number of licenses for these types of businesses allowed in a certain city district. LA has something similar and…