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
Delta-8 THC hemp, sold at a stand, ignited controversy at St. Louis’ historic Soulard Farmers Market in the heart of Soulard near downtown. Adding to the issue, the bud was sold in large amounts, which drew more attention. Reportedly the delta-8 THC hemp was sold loosely in bins and a sign allegedly read, “10lbs. for $5,000.”Continue Reading
Cannabis consumers have long prized potency (a high THC content) as one of the main factors that makes a particular strain more desirable. Though traditional demand for THC has caused an oversaturation of high-potency products, many consumers are starting to prefer less intense products that are lower in THC and higher in the non-intoxicating compound called CBD (cannabidiol)…Continue Reading
A top federal drug official reiterated on Wednesday that adolescent marijuana use has not increased in states that have moved to legalize cannabis, much to the surprise of a GOP senator who said he expected otherwise based on alcohol-related trends.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Director Nora Volkow addressed the issue at a hearing before…Continue Reading
The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments concerning the state’s ban on manufacturing smokable hemp products—the latest development in a drawn-out legal battle on the policy first proposed and challenged in 2020, dragging Delta 8 THC into the Texas spotlight as well…Continue Reading
A Connecticut legislative committee on Friday approved a bill that would set the state up to provide certain patients with access to psychedelic-assisted treatment with substances like MDMA and psilocybin…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
There’s a new cannabinoid player in town, and most don’t know everything about it… YET.
The interest in the delta-9 products will probably continue. As a general rule—for everyone’s health and safety—before we even dip our toes into this ‘legal’ THC variant, as some say, it’s vital that we do our research on it first. We, as consumers, should be able to identify what’s in it, what is it, and how it could affect our bodies. And how is the delta-8 different from the notorious delta-9 in every aspect? Good thing, we’re here to mediate in the delta 8 vs delta 9 fiasco. Time to dive deep and know the difference between delta 8 THC and delta 9 THC…
The Kentucky House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana in the state. The legislation now heads to the Senate.
The measure, sponsored by Rep. Jason Nemes (R), was taken up by the full chamber about a week after clearing the House Judiciary Committee. Meanwhile, separate adult-use and medical legalization bills were filed by Democratic lawmakers last month.Continue Reading