With more places legalizing or contemplating legalization of cannabis, Civilized Worldwide Inc. suggests that North Americans are moving from thinking about the plant to dedicating some time to doing homework about cannabis. The buy-in is likely one reason why Civilized named canna-curious its word of the year in 2018, notes a release from the media […]

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Since Colorado legalized the use of medical marijuana in 2000 and the recreational use of cannabis in 2012, the market has grown and evolved significantly. So too has one of its oldest companies, MC Brands, which offers edibles, extracts, and wellness products under the incredibles, incredible Wellness, incredible Extracts, and incredible CBD brand names. The […]

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SYDNEY, Australia — Australia says it has stripped a suspected militant held in Turkey of citizenship because he fought for the Islamic State group. Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton says Neil Prakash was in the service of a “terrorist organization” and acted “inconsistently” with his allegiance to Australia. He became the 12th person to […]

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MANILA, Philippines — An undersea 6.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off the southern Philippines and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says it has a potential to generate a tsunami. No casualties or damage have been reported immediately on Saturday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at a depth of 60 kilometres (37 miles) […]

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It’s been another great year for adventurous foodies in 2018, from tossing back bone broth smoothies to digging into two-ingredient bagels … and, of course, there was the wildly popular celebrity-endorsed ketogenic diet. But if you’re already looking for the next best edible thing, don’t worry, we’ve taken a look at some of the hottest […]

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The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has outlined that it would be willing to meet the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, to discuss options on growing cannabis for medicinal use in Ireland. The IFA’s Horticulture Committee chairman, Paul Brophy, outlined: “It would be particularly suitable to farmers who specialise in glasshouse-type crop production where everything happens […]

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After months of uncertainty, the federal government has unveiled official proposals to legalize cannabis edibles.  The much-awaited scheme was released on December 22 following extensive research and community consultation—and while it is reasonably in line with what many industry insiders had anticipated, there are still a number of wrinkles to iron out. The new rules […]

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Around New England December 28, 2018 With recreational marijuana use legal in Massachusetts, some officials are concerned cannabis-based edibles and other cannabis products will become more readily accessible to under-age users. The commonwealth’s minimum age for purchase, possession and use of recreational marijuana and its derivatives is 21.  Marijuana’s chief pyschoactive ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, […]

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“With this being a young industry, we have many regulations projects open at any given time,” said Sara Daulton Oates, who served as AMCO’s program coordinator before she was named president and CEO of the Alaska Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers association last month. “Changes are proposed when existing law is ambiguous, to conform to […]

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