September 2018

ACADEMICS and medical practitioners are pushing for swift legislative reform to legalise the medical use of marijuana and kratom, saying current laws are infringing on people’s rights. Dr Niyada Kiatying-Angsulee, manager of the Drug System Monitoring and Development Centre, lamented that the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) was taking so much time amending the Narcotics Act […]

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The wait is nearly over. In a matter of 17 days (on October 17), recreational marijuana will be legalized in our neighbor to the north, opening the door for sales in licensed dispensaries. With this legalization comes the potential for upward of $5 billion in added annual sales once the industry is fully ramped up. […]

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Marijuana users have always been crafty, but as cannabis becomes more mainstream and less stigmatized, the opportunities for innovation have exploded. Most people still prefer to get high the old school way (pipes, bongs and joints, for example), but companies are coming up with increasingly creative ways to get a buzz on. Also, for medical […]

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When you’re curious if a food is organic or non-GMO, you look to see if there’s a label. If so, you know the item’s entire supply chain has been examined, tested, and verified by a reliable organization. TraceTrust is working create the same sort of third-party certification for an emerging food product: cannabis-infused edibles. Started three […]

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HENDERSON, Colo., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Nuka Enterprises announced today findings from one of the most extensive polls ever completed of NJ residents on cannabis legalization. The state-wide survey, conducted by TargetSmart, revealed general support for legalization of cannabis for adult use in New Jersey, but that support skyrocketed when respondents were asked about […]

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Getty: Royalty Free In August, the Southern California Terra Tech Corporation, a self-described “vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company,” announced its partnership with a beverage production company, the Valiente Group LLC based in Woodway, Washington. Valiente specializes in cannabis infusions; other than that, it is quite difficult to find out anything about the company. The collaboration between these […]

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The first time I can remember a reference to eating marijuana came as a teenager seeing the prescient 1968 satire, “I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!,” in which Peter Sellers transforms into a hippie after inadvertently dosing on pot brownies, its title a reference to the cookbook recipe from one of Gertrude Stein’s fellow avant-gardists. […]

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