The President of leading crypto exchange FTX, for its U.S. branch, Brett Harrison hinted at a partnership with Cresco Labs. A Chicago-based company, Cresco Labs distributes, cultivates, and offers cannabis-based products…Continue Reading
A student group has launched a campaign to decriminalize drug possession and low-level distribution in Ann Arbor, Michigan, after months of consulting with members of the community. The University of Michigan chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) drafted the Ann Arbor Resolution to Advance Sensible Drug Policy. The resolution will be put to the city council, and has already won some political support.Continue Reading
Kava (Piper Methysticum) is a plant native to the Western Pacific Region. The roots of the tall, shrub-like plant are typically harvested for their active plant elements, their kavalactones. Although kava plants produce 18 types of kavalactones, only six are believed to contribute to the soothing, relaxing effects kava root supplements are known for. The plant extract is often recommended for muscle tension, stress, and restful sleep. Although non-intoxicating, kava root extract can cause drowsiness in large amounts…Continue Reading
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The National Football League is awarding $1 million to two medical teams researching the ability of CBD and THC to aid various sports-related injuries, the Associated Press reports.
One team will investigate…Continue Reading
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Cali Vibes, quickly becoming known as one of the largest reggae-focused events in America, allowed cannabis consumption on-site over the past weekend—one of the latest large events to do so, with an estimated 75,000 in attendance…
The legislation would include all THC products in the legal definition of marijuana, therefore subjecting all such products to the same level of testing, regulation, and restrictions. THC is the main compound in cannabis and marijuana products that gets users high.
The scientific name for THC is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, so when Michigan looked to include THC in its laws it explicitly said “delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.”Continue Reading
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Thailand, in August, decriminalized the possession and sale of kratom, a plant native to Southeast Asia whose leaves are used as a mild stimulant and painkiller and which has a following in the United States for its pain-relieving qualities.