President Biden has pardoned more than 6,500 people who were convicted for Federal marijuana possession including those in the District of Columbia. He said the current system of convicting people for simple possession or use of cannabis “makes no sense” anymore since so many states have legalized medical and recreational marijuana. Biden says the penalties for being convicted can last a lifetime and affect a person’s employment, education and social benefits.
Biden called on the states to follow suit and pardon those convicted of simple cannabis possession. He also has asked to reconsider the scheduling of cannabis alongside other… Continue reading
The Government of Thailand has announced that it will give away one million cannabis plants after marijuana legalization takes effect on June 9, 2022. Medical cannabis was approved in Thailand in 2018.
To take advantage of the emerging cannabis industry in Asia, Thailand will allow citizens to grow plants in their own homes. In fact, they have created a new app, called Plook Ganja, where they expect residents to register their grows with the authorities, allowing cannabiz companies to purchase marijuana directly from growers, while keeping track of the whole business.
Way back in the daze of the… Continue reading
Imagine a steel vat filled with healthy, organic yeast creating THC, CBDs and other cannabinoids as their waste byproduct, which is harvested for both medical and recreational use.
This is now, not the future. Cannabis entrepreneurs have suddenly been flooded with tons of investment money and are using scientific research to find new ways of increasing production yields, improving quality, and to continue providing cannabis-based products to the ever-expanding marketplace.
The push is on to satisfy the millions of users in newly legal states in the USA, and around the world. In recent years the use of CBDs for medical… Continue reading
Want a good time? If your name is Miley Cyrus you can just call up Snoop Dog to plan a birthday party.
The latest thing since cannabis legalization is the cannabis-themed party, event or happening. Gurus of cannabis catering have emerged with avant-garde foodie dreams to indulge your wildest ganja infused fantasies. From coast to coast people seem to be serving cannabis with, and in, almost everything. Along with the usual smoking options, your guests can enjoy cannabis enhanced edibles at your next dinner party, setting a mellow tone for the evening.
If you’re not totally baked already, you… Continue reading
A new study found that US border states that legalized marijuana witnessed a huge drop in violent crime. The study: Is Legal Pot Crippling Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations? The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on US Crime. found that:
…among the border states the effect of the change in law was largest in California, where there was a reduction of 15% in violent crime, and weakest in Arizona, where there was a fall of 7%. The crimes most strongly affected were robbery, which fell by 19%, and murder, which dropped by 10%. Homicides specifically related to the drug trade fell… Continue reading