Weedmaps Announces The Museum of Weed

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By Nicolas Juarez The long, complex and intriguing history of cannabis will come to life in the Weedmaps Museum of Weed, an interactive museum set to debut in Los Angeles in early 2019. Visitors will immerse in a series of informational and inspirational exhibits that tell the story of the underground activists, growers, smokers, and… Read more »

Federal Cannabis Studies Panel to Tiptoe Around Prohibition

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By Marijuana Moment A federal agency is sponsoring a workshop in December 2018 that will touch on various aspects of marijuana research, specifically focusing on how to study cannabinoids under the “current regulatory framework” of prohibition. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, part of the National Institutes of Health, recently posted a description… Read more »

New Jersey Legislative Panels OK Marijuana Legalization Laws

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By Marijuana Moment New Jersey got one step closer to legalizing marijuana Nov. 26, 2018, after lawmakers approved an adult-use legalization bill in a joint session of Senate and Assembly committees. A total of three cannabis bills were approved at the hearing: one to fully legalize marijuana, one to expand the state’s existing medical cannabis… Read more »

Boulder-based Vera aims to take high energy use out of marijuana cultivation equation

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By The Cannabist Network Alex Park and his two partners wanted to grow cannabis commercially without using an excessive amount of energy, a problem that has plagued indoor marijuana cultivation. The post Boulder-based Vera aims to take high energy use out of marijuana cultivation equation appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist

Marijuana movement energized with Sessions out as attorney general

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By The Cannabist Network He described marijuana as a “very real danger” and has said its effects are “only slightly less awful” than those of heroin. The post Marijuana movement energized with Sessions out as attorney general appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist

2 Studies Examine Marijuana’s Effectiveness for Pain Relief

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By Marijuana Moment Marijuana’s ability to mitigate pain is well-established in scientific literature — and two new studies offer fresh evidence of how cannabis can be beneficial to patients suffering from different kinds of pain. 1. People Who Consume Marijuana Experience Lower Levels of Pain and Have Higher Pain Tolerance Compared With Those Who Abstain…. Read more »

Marijuana Reform On Agenda for 3 Democratic Chair Hopefuls

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By Nicolas Juarez Three Democratic lawmakers poised to chair major House committees have each gone on the record saying marijuana reform will be on the agenda in the next Congress when they and fellow party members take control of the gavels. Rep. Maxine Waters of California, who’s expected to chair the House Financial Services Committee,… Read more »

Massachusetts’ Joe Kennedy III Drops Opposition to Marijuana

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By Marijuana Moment The last remaining young Democrat in Congress to vocally oppose the legalization of marijuana has changed his mind. “I believe legalization is our best chance to actually dedicate resources toward consumer safety, abuse prevention, and treatment for those who need it,” Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts wrote in an… Read more »

Whole Foods Predicts Hemp Will Be a Top 10 Product for 2019

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By Marijuana Moment The gurus at Whole Foods Market have spoken: hemp products, already incredibly popular, will be a top 10 food trend in 2019. In a press release, the company said it relied on “seasoned trend-spotters” who have “more than 100 years of combined experience in product sourcing, studying consumer preferences and participating in… Read more »

The Insider’s Guide to Black Friday Vaporizer Deals

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By sweiss Since vaporizers are expensive AF, there’s no better day to get one than Black Friday. Whether you’re looking to get your first vaporizer, upgrade your cheap vape pen, or buy someone a holiday present they’ll use for years to come, here are some places to find great vaporizer deals on Nov. 23. Cloudious9… Read more »