• Sat. Feb 24th, 2024

Joana Scopel

  • Home
  • Cannabis Level Testing Reveals Far Less THC Variance Than Expected, Show Canada Lab Results

Cannabis Level Testing Reveals Far Less THC Variance Than Expected, Show Canada Lab Results

A Canadian cannabis testing lab revealed that most of the cannabis it has tested falls within a lower THC range than users expect. The lab has analyzed more than 20,000 cannabis…

Lawmakers Renew Push For Veterans’ Access To Medical Marijuana Through VA Doctors’ Recommendations

Rep. Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) have reintroduced the Veterans Equal Access Act, which aims to grant military veterans access to medical marijuana. ‘Veterans Will Have Equal Access’,…

Deadline Looms For South Carolina’s Ultimate Attempt To Legalize Medical Marijuana In 2023

Advocates and lawmakers in South Carolina remain determined to legalize medical marijuana and are urging the state’s leadership to pass a Republican-backed reform bill before an impending legislative deadline. According…

Virginia Gov. Youngkin’s Substitute Bill Provides Exception For Therapeutic CBD, What’s It About?

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is recommending revisions to a forthcoming state law that would exempt certain non-intoxicating CBD products from stringent regulations on the sale of hemp-based concoctions such as…

Driving Under Cannabis Influence? Legal Recreational Markets Linked To Fatal Accidents, Study Finds

A new study showed that legal recreational cannabis is linked to an increase in motor vehicle deaths. The Study Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago compared mortality rates in…

Pennsylvania Fights Drug Overdose Crisis With Naloxone Campaign Extension

In 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determined that specific naloxone products, including Narcan, which can reverse the effects of opioids, typically in instances of an overdose, are safe enough to…

Mississippi Legislators Pass Bill To Revise Medical Marijuana Law, Await Gov. Reeves’ Approval

The Mississippi Legislature approved changes to the state’s medical marijuana (MMJ) law with the aim of limiting public access to citation records of cannabis businesses and resolving discrepancies among agencies…

Marijuana Legalized In New Hampshire By House Vote Without Restrictions, What’s In The Bill?

The New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a new bill to legalize marijuana without any regulations or limitations on weed in the state, reported Marijuana Moment. The measure was bipartisan…

Free Cannabis Offered To Eligible Veterans In A Washington State City

Cannabis company Perfect Union in collaboration with the Weed for Warriors Project and vendors will be providing $5,000 worth of free cannabis products to eligible veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress…

EXCLUSIVE: Latina Business Woman On Creating A Successful Cannabis Brand, Everything Is ‘POSIBL’

There are many cannabis brands out there, but how many have the flavor, intensity, spice, and passion of Latino culture? Meet HUMO, (smoke in English), a cannabis brand born from a collaboration…

California Grants $20M To Cannabis Farmers For Environmental Conservation And Licensing

California Department of Fish and Wildlife allocated over $20 million to help cannabis farmers restore and conserve their properties and become fully licensed, according to local media. The Cannabis Restoration Grant Program funds…

Marijuana Developments Around The World: Fines, Legalization And Medical Advances

As the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Miami is coming on April 11-12, where prominent CEOs, investors, advocates, leaders, and politicians will come together, let’s examine the most recent changes…

Avextra AG Announces 17M Euro Capital Raise To Fuel Its Growth And Expansion Through Europe

Avextra AG has announced the closing of a capital raise worth EU 17 Million (via a convertible loan note) supported by its current investors, entire management team and additional investors from across…

German Cannabis Legalization Efforts Get A Boost From Positive EU Feedback, Says Health Minister – Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQ:ACB), Tilray Brands (NASDAQ:TLRY)

There is positive news for adult-use cannabis legalization in Germany. Health minister, Karl Lauterbach received favorable feedback from the European Commission on his proposal to legalize cannabis for adult use and establish…

Paving The Way For Marijuana Legalization & Medical Access: Updates From NH, Delaware, ND, Texas, Florida

As the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference returns to Miami (April 11-12) bringing together top CEOs, investors, leaders, advocates, and politicians, let’s review the latest regulatory changes in the space. New…

Fed Cannabis Legalization Could Provide Boost To Stocks In Second Half Of 2023, Says Bipartisan Panel At SXSW

According to politicians speaking at a SXSW conference in Austin, Texas, “there’s a narrow window for federal cannabis legalization.” The first cannabis session of the conference focused on why federal legalization…

Cannabis In NY, MO, Research For Veterans, Pesticides, Cannabis Farmers & More

NY Recreational Marijuana Is Legal But… In Schenectady, NY, a proposed revision of the municipal code could prohibit adult-use cannabis users smoke and vaping weed in the city parks. The…

Village Farms International: Analyst Reduces Price Target But Maintains Overweight After Q4 Results – Village Farms Intl (NASDAQ:VFF)

Village Farms International Inc. VFF recently reported its financial results for Q4 2022 in which revenue was $69.5 million, a decrease of 5% compared to $72.4 million in Q4 2021. Michael…

Florida Will Legalize Recreational Marijuana Soon If Voters Have Their Say, New Poll Finds – Trulieve Cannabis (OTC:TCNNF)

A new poll conducted by the University of North Florida’s (UNF) Public Opinion Research Lab (PORL) revealed that people in the Sunshine State broadly support recreational marijuana legalization. Under the “Adult…

Drug Criminalization Promotes Stigma And Overdoses Among Pregnant Women, Cautions Federal Health Official

According to Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), treating addiction as a criminal matter is ineffective and should instead be viewed as a public health issue. NIDA aims to…

NJ Introduces Cannabis Equity Grant Program With $250,000 In Funding For Start-Ups

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced the launch of a new eligibility assessment tool that integrates the first phase of its Cannabis Equity Grant Program. Funded by the…

Tilray Settles Shareholder Lawsuit With $39.9M, Approved By Delaware’s Court Of Chancery – Tilray Brands (NASDAQ:TLRY)

Recently, an investor sued Tilray Brands Inc. TLRY by alleging the Canadian pharmaceutical and cannabis company and popular cannabis stock “breaches of fiduciary duties, unjust enrichment, and waste of corporate assets, and violations…

GOP Bill To Amend Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program Opposed By Advocates And Dispensary Owners – Acreage Holdings (OTC:ACRDF)

A bill recently introduced to the Ohio legislature would set up a 13-member medical marijuana (MMJ) oversight commission and a new state agency. The bill’s sponsors, State senators Stephen Huffman (R) and Kirk Schuring (R) argued the existing…

Skymint Gets Sued, Cannabis Market In Michigan Affects Several Companies & More – SNDL (NASDAQ:SNDL)

Michigan cannabis operator Skymint is under the control of a receiver, according to Crain’s Detroit Business. A lawsuit filed at the Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing alleges the company…

Wellness Company Milestone: First CBD Brand To Attain Three NSF Certifications For Sports – cbdMD (AMEX:YCBD)

cbdMD, Inc. YCBD, one of the nation’s leading and widely recognized CBD companies, announced the release of the third product in its comprehensive NSF-Certified for Sport line of CBD products. New…