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Utah Poll: Politicians and Voters Support Medical Marijuana

A new survey performed by Utahpolicy.com indicates a supermajority of “political insiders” back the legalization of medical marijuana in the Beehive State. Cultivating Support for Medicinal Cannabis Utah: Majority of politicians and constituents believe...

What’s the Deal with Nitrogen-Sealed Cannabis?

As states that have legalized cannabis continue to roll out new regulations on retail packaging for marijuana products, brands are scrambling to find the ultimate solution. While plastic containers are cost-effective and glass jars provide a premium...

Quality Assurance In The Field: Instruments For Growers & Processors

As the cannabis marketplace evolves, so does the technology. Cultivators are scaling up their production and commercial-scale operations are focusing more on quality. That greater attention to detail is leading growers, extractors and infused product manufacturers to...

Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals Hears Hemp Case

The Department of Defense (DOD) seemingly has an issue with their enlisted personnel eating healthy foods – and that had an onerous effect for one Air Force major that led to his general court-martial. Now before the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, the...

What Is Going On With Germany’s Cannabis Bid?

Germany is proceeding down the path to officially grow its own medical cannabis crops. Medical use became legal this year, along with a federal mandate for cheap access. That means that public health insurance companies, which cover 90% of Germans, are now firmly on...

Cherry Pie Marijuana Strain Review

Strain Overview The Scoop: Cherry pie is an incredibly sweet-smelling strain that produces a predominantly sweet-tasting flower. Iconic chronic of the aromatic order, Cherry Pie’s high combines the physical traits of Granddaddy Purple (GDP) mixed with the...

Ask The Expert: Exploring Cannabis Laboratory Accreditation Part 2

In the first part of this series, Michelle Bradac, senior accreditation officer at the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), told us about the basics of laboratory accreditation, what it means and why it is such a cornerstone of product safety. In...

Wisconsin Representatives Cultivate Medical Marijuana Tour in Support of Legislation

Two politicians from the Badger State are taking their legislative efforts to legalize medical marijuana on a statewide tour. Wisconsin State Representative Chris Taylor and State Senator Jon Erpenbach are frustrated with the political quagmire that has hindered their...

First Atlanta, Now Savannah, Alderman Calls for Reduced Marijuana Penalties in Georgia

On Monday, Alderman Van Johnson proclaimed his intention to embrace marijuana reform in the City of Savannah, Georgia. Announced via his social media account, Johnson’s proposed ordinance would dramatically reduce any monetary penalties and remove the threat of...

Review: The CF710 Helped Me Conquer a Nectar Collector Fear

For pretty much my entire smoking career, even before reaching the professional ranks, I have avoided nectar collectors like chocolatey trim run. Not because the straw-like dabbing device was ineffective or wasn’t a ton of fun to use, but because I am not in the...

New York Allows Medicinal Cannabis for Institutionalized Patients

The New York State Health Department issued new guidelines earlier this month for the state’s medical marijuana program. As of Oct. 5, staff working at healthcare facilities in the Empire State are protected from unjust incarceration or prosecution for...

New Report: 55% of Pot Smokers in Nation’s Capital are “White-Collar”

White-collar workers account for 55 percent of marijuana consumers in the nation’s capital while another 38 percent of Washington, D.C.’s tokers are reportedly “more likely to have a government job than the average person.” These were just some...

Atlanta: Councilman Hall Seeks Freedom and Expungement for Those with Marijuana Records

Mayoral candidate seeks expungement of criminal marijuana records and the release of those serving time under Atlanta’s old ordinance. Kwanza Hall, the Atlanta City Councilman praised for pushing through legislation to reduce marijuana penalties within city...

9 Smoking Essentials for Flower Enthusiasts

A fresh selection of marijuana products and accessories for the flower lovers of the world. While the Easy Grinder’s price tag may seem relatively steep for a grinder that doesn’t come packed with its weight in weed, it won’t take you long to...

Where in the US is Marijuana Legal?

The United States has an interesting relationship with cannabis. Its citizens have repeatedly expressed a desire for more research and access to the plant. On the federal level, those outcries have fallen largely on the tone-deaf ears of national policymakers. State...