Texas Medicine and Railroad Gin: Lessons From Prohibition

By Michael A. Stusser The 18th Amendment revoked the sales and use of alcohol in the United States in 1919. Shocking as it may seem that such an act could become law, the roots of Prohibition were complex (people were … Read the article

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The fickle nature of humans and the trends that drive them to make consumer purchases can be unpredictable. Sometimes hot items can go cold in a hurry, leading a profitable business one day to be in the red the next. … Read the article

Is Cannabis Going to be Legalized in the U.K.?

The cannabis market has grown with a large amount of potential over the course of the past few years. With new updates to legislation and the changing public perception of cannabis, it seems as though the future of cannabis will … Read the article

What Are Cannabis Essential Oils?

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The medical community’s attention is shifting towards the green spectrum of whole-plant medicines; a category that cannabis essential oils (CEOs) slot nicely into.

Cannabis is by no means a new discovery for the … Read the article

Weekly Legislative Roundup 7/27/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

We’ve got a new piece of legislation at the federal level. In conjunction with NORML’s 2018 Lobby Day, Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-02) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL-26) introduced The Marijuana Data … Read the article

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Harris Poll: Majority Of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized

Legalize marijuanaEighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana “should be legalized for medical use,” and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for anyone over the age of 21, according to national survey data compiled Harris Insight & Analytics.

Among younger … Read the article

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Denver Mayor Ignores Science in Opioid Response Strategic Plan

During Denver’s State of the City Address, Mayor Michael Hancock addressed many of the biggest issues facing residents of the Mile High City — including his plan to respond to the city’s opioid epidemic. With Denver’s Office of the Medical Read the article

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California Reminds Industry: State Will Not Allow Cannabis-Infused Alcoholic Beverages

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The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) issued a memo that further clarified the state’s position on cannabis and alcohol—namely, that the two regulated substances shall not mix in commercial products. 

“With the legalization of commercial recreational use … Read the article

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Cannabis Businesses Struggle to Stay Compliant in California

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California’s cannabis industry is growing up fast, and it hit an important milestone July 1 when the Bureau of Cannabis Control’s (BCC) transition period ended and many exceptions to the state’s rules expired. As of July 1, all cannabis … Read the article

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Tetra to Host Cannabis Indoor Grow Seminar in Oklahoma

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PRESS RELEASE – On the heels of the legalization of medicinal marijuana in Oklahoma, Tetra will be hosting a one-day cannabis indoor grow seminar on Wednesday, Aug. 8th at the 1c Hotel, 900 W Main St., Oklahoma City. Those … Read the article

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