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All Federal Cannabis Possession Convictions to be Pardoned by Biden

TESTSTSARDSAR All Federal Cannabis Possession Convictions to be Pardoned by Biden by Patricia Miller In a historic move, President Joe Biden announced Thursday he will pardon all prior federal offenses of simple cannabis possession. This is a significant step toward federal decriminalization of cannabis and fulfills a campaign pledge to remove prior federal possession convictions READ MORE

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Homegrown Cannabis Now Legal in New York

Medical cannabis patients in New York can now grow their own marijuana plants. Beginning October 5th, individuals in New York state who meet the requirements and are legally certified as medical marijuana patients or caregivers will be allowed to grow cannabis in their homes, ,according to the Times Union. Britni Tantalo, owner of Flower City READ MORE

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Slotting Fees? It Ain’t Cheap Getting High

Markets change over time; it’s a necessity of the business world. As populations, fads, and cultural paradigms change, so must the tactics of those who sell us things. Otherwise, how does a company stay relevant? Sometimes these tactics bring a company into new markets, and sometimes they result in failure; but they always represent the READ MORE

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New Tech Makes CBD and THC Extraction Faster

TESTSTSARDSAR New Tech Makes CBD and THC Extraction Faster by Del Williams The multi-billion-dollar CBD/THC industry continues its rapid growth and products are multiplying. Now, the ability to ramp up production to industrial scale while maintaining quality depends on using the most effective processes to extract cannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from hemp READ MORE

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The Magic Mushroom Loophole, And How to Use It

Loopholes are great. They represent a way to get around a law by way of gray area. Though sometimes this is a bad thing, most of the time it’s good. Recently, I went into detail about the mescaline loophole and how it functions. The magic mushroom loophole operates similarly. Read on to find out what READ MORE

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How to raise funds for your cannabis company

When you’re starting a cannabis company, one of the most important things you’ll need to figure out is how to raise funds. This can be a daunting task, but it’s essential to your success. In this article, we’ll discuss the different ways you can go about getting funding for your business. We’ll also look at READ MORE

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CO and WA Receive More Tax Revenue From Cannabis

A new report finds that Colorado and Washington received more tax revenue from marijuana sales than alcohol or cigarettes in the 2022 fiscal year. ,According to a new report published by the Tax Policy Center, for the fiscal year 2022, the states of Colorado and Washington took in more tax revenue from legal cannabis sales READ MORE

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The Pros and Cons of Smoking Irradiated Cannabis

Irradiated cannabis? It sounds weird right? The idea of consuming anything that’s been “irradiated” sounds like it would be unpleasant, and frankly, unsafe… but that’s not necessarily true. In the case of weed that’s been treated with irradiation, there is nothing dangerous at all about smoking it. On the contrary, in many ways, it’s actually READ MORE

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Nearly 10% Of Canadian Cannabis Consumers Engage In Home Cultivation

TESTSTSARDSAR Nearly 10% Of Canadian Cannabis Consumers Engage In Home Cultivation by Frank Schuler Cultivating your own cannabis can provide many benefits, with one of the most obvious being cost savings. If someone is knowledgeable and able, they can cultivate their own cannabis for a fraction of what it costs to purchase cannabis from retail READ MORE

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My Cannabis Predictions For The Years Ahead

This was a fun, albeit difficult article to write, as I began trying to look into the future, the current state of the industry, the advances taking place and what we can expect in the years to come. The industry has changed so much in such a short period of time and while we move READ MORE

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Cannabis Dust Linked to Death of Industry Employee

TESTSTSARDSAR Cannabis Dust Linked to Death of Industry Employee by Patricia Miller On Jan. 7, 2022, Lorna McMurrey was packing pre-rolls at the Holyoke, Massachusetts, Trulieve location when she became unable to breathe and died. The death is likely as a consequence of fine particulate cannabis dust inhalation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) READ MORE

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Vermont Begins Selling Recreational Cannabis

Over the weekend, dispensaries in Vermont began selling recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. This past weekend, history was made in Vermont as three dispensaries, FLORA Cannabis, Mountain Girl Cannabis, and CeresMED, began selling recreational adult-use cannabis, ,according to CNBC. In total, at least 70 Vermont municipalities have opted in to allow retail marijuana READ MORE

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Will Ketamine Be The Next Drug to Stop Alcoholism?

Using one substance to stop the dependency of another might sound slightly pointless, but there is actually more sense to it than you may think. After years of ignoring recreational drugs, the medical establishment around the world are beginning to accept that certain mind-altering substances may actually have more medicinal benefits than first realized. Ketamine READ MORE

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The Power of Sin! How Sin Taxes Affect the Cannabis Industry

We’re all familiar with paying taxes. In some countries, all tax amount is embedded within the price. In America, nearly every state advertises products at one price (with already embedded taxes), and then adds on a sales tax which increases the price. You’ll probably notice that for some products, the embedded tax amount is huge, READ MORE

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Everything You Need to Know About Delta-8 and THC-O

TESTSTSARDSAR Everything You Need to Know About Delta-8 and THC-O by Aron Vaughan Delta-8 THC, and more recently, THC-O acetate, have become popular alternatives to traditional cannabis in the last few years, particularly in states where medical or adult-use cannabis is illegal. As the availability of these delta-9 THC analogs increases, many people are asking READ MORE

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Fetterman Calls for President Biden to Decriminalize Cannabis

The Pennsylvania Senatorial candidate urges the President to take action to decriminalize marijuana. According to a ,recent report, Pennsylvania Lt. Governor and current Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, John Fetterman, has called for President Biden to decriminalize cannabis nationwide. In a statement, Fetterman shares, “It’s long past time that we finally decriminalize marijuana. The President READ MORE

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Shrooming the Modern Way, With Psilocybin Edibles 

When it comes to psychoactive edibles, cannabis ones are by far the most popular. However, over the last few years what was once a niche and relatively underground product has been taking the recreational drug world by storm. The product in question? Psilocybin edibles… and they just so happen to be an excellent solution to READ MORE

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New Connecticut Law Gives Access to MDMA and Psilocybin

First Colorado did it with a preemptive legalization of MDMA. Now, Connecticut is joining in with a new law to allow access to MDMA and psilocybin therapy, even before the US federal government legalizes them. Connecticut is leading the way, with a new law that gives access to MDMA and psilocybin for those in need. READ MORE

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German Finance Minister: Expect Cannabis Legalization in 2023

TESTSTSARDSAR German Finance Minister: Expect Cannabis Legalization in 2023 by Johnny Green When it comes to the push for adult-use cannabis legalization there’s no place on earth that is as exciting as Germany right now. Late last year a new coalition government was elected in Germany, and the ‘Traffic Light Coalition,’ as it is commonly READ MORE

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Italian Election Doesn’t Imply Good News for Legal Weed

Elections are a time of change, but not always the change we’re looking for. The Italian elections just went down, and the resulting right-wing win doesn’t look good for legal weed in the near future. This is a huge break from where the country was at the beginning of this year, when it was getting READ MORE

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High Thoughts: What Happens if you Consume Alcohol Before Cannabis?

“Weed before beer, you’re in the clear. Beer before grass, you’re on your arse”  It’s likely that in your recreational travels you’ll have heard this well-known rhyme, or something similar, which explores the infamous relationship between alcohol and cannabis. According to this line of thought, it seems that the relationship between cannabis and alcohol can READ MORE

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My Experience: Smoking Bush Weed In the Himalayas

Deep in Asia, rising high above the rest of the world, between Nepal and China but within Tibet, sits the god-like Himalayan mountain range. These black and white peaks stand like etched statues in the horizon like ancient myths. The view, if you’re ever lucky enough to see it, is one that you will never READ MORE

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DIY Mescaline Extraction: How Best to Get the Good Stuff Out

I recently covered the mescaline loophole, and how to access mescaline without breaking the law. The thing is, unless you’re eating the plant, you’ll need to take the plant in question, and get the mescaline out. It’s definitely not the easiest process, but neither is making meth, and that’s a pretty popular activity in some READ MORE

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What You Don’t Know About Weed Porn

Photo by charlesdeluvio on Unsplash     So due to the increased popularity of cannabis, potentially to do with the increasing legality in America, it’s spreading over all forms of media. You have always been able to get weed merch, and now generally more people are openly discussing the plant including celebrities and wellness companies. READ MORE

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