Newly emerging in Switzerland, opponents of cannabis reform are up in arms about the colorful packaging of CBD products, which they claim entices both children and adolescents to consume cannabis. However, the main point of contention for Swiss lawmakers is not THC-infused edibles and their possible confusion with non-medicated goods. The sticking point for anti-legalization…

The end of the year is often a time for reflection when people look back at their accomplishments over the last year; and those in the cannabis industry are no different. 2017 was a year of monumental change for the cannabis industry. Riding high on a wave of electoral victories and changing public sentiment, more…

A significant win for drug reform was announced on Sunday with news that Norway’s Parliament has effectively decriminalized all drug use. The Scandinavian nation stated that the responsibility of handling the estimated 10,000 drug addicts or more, most of whom are addicted to heroin, will transfer from the country’s justice system to its health department.…

Canna Claus will be busy packing mom and dad’s stockings with something new this year on Christmas Eve, sparking joy with the gift of marijuana and her intoxicating derivatives. Marijuana dispensaries in Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Washington State will most likely witness their average per-person sales increase by double digits the week before…

In January 2016, James Slatic’s San Diego medical marijuana business, Med-West Distribution, was raided by a narcotics joint task force that destroyed the entrepreneur’s facility and ability to continue serving an extensive patient list. While it’s difficult to calculate exactly how much Slatic lost as a result of the government effectively closing his business, San…

The Scoop: Blue Widow is the genetic offspring of Blueberry and White Widow. A delicately balanced Indica hybrid, Blue Widow, aka, Barry White, possesses both the power and finesse to end your day on an elevated note — regardless of your level of stress. The Result: “Indica-dominant” is how I would best describe this strain.…

Rebel Coast Winery announced this week the launch of the world’s first cannabis-infused, alcohol-removed wine. The company’s THC-infused Sauvignon Blanc, available only in California, will hit dispensary shelves in 2018. Co-founders Alex Howe and Chip Forsythe According to the press release, they plan to be fully compliant with California’s new regulations for the cannabis industry,…

According to the CEO of Quebec-based marijuana producer Hydropothecary, the French province is demanding 144 metric tons of cannabis once legalization is enacted in July. In response to this potential order of over 317,000 pounds of weed, Hydropothecary has committed to producing 108 metric tons, with most of it earmarked for Quebec. “I was sitting with…

Most pediatric oncology providers are open-minded to the idea of medical marijuana use for their patients. Published in the journal Pediatrics, a December survey of health care providers discovered 92 percent of polled physicians in nonmedical marijuana states would consider providing children with cancer access to medical marijuana. But while most doctors in nonmedical marijuana…

Monthly marijuana use by Colorado teens has declined since voters passed Amendment 64 and legalized adult-use recreational marijuana, according to a new federal study. An inconvenient truth for Attorney General (AG) Jeff Sessions and his absurd campaign against sensible marijuana laws, legalization in Colorado has led to a statistically significant decline in consumption for children…