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Is Latin America the Next Big (Legal) Marijuana Market?

Source - https://www.law.com/international/2019/01/15/is-latin-americas-the-next-big-legal-marijuana-market/?slreturn=20190021130933 With the election last summer of a new president and a ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court in October, Mexico may be the next country, following...

National News

Illinois’ new governor touts legal marijuana, but will he remove roadblocks...

Source - https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-illinois-medical-marijuana-lawsuits-pritzker-20190120-story.html With pro-marijuana J.B. Pritzker now in the Illinois governor’s mansion, all eyes are on his plan to legalize cannabis for recreational use. But even if approved...

Xtra, Xtra Read All About It

Why 2019 Could Be Marijuana’s Biggest Year Yet

Source - https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/01/21/marijuana-legalization-congress-224031 On November 7, the day after Democrats seized control of the House with what would become a 40-seat swing, President Trump fired his...

Drug Busts

5 kg of marijuana, 300 packets of khat seized in ROP...

Source - https://timesofoman.com/article/714977 Muscat: A total 300 packets of khat and five kilograms of marijuana were seized in Salalah by the Royal Oman Police (ROP). A statement issued...

Presidential News

President Donald Trump lays wreath at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Source - https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/01/21/martin-luther-king-jr-day-donald-trump-lays-wreath-king-memorial/2636453002/ WASHINGTON – As the government shutdown passed its 31st day, President Donald Trump marked Monday's federal holiday with a wreath-laying at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. After...

Cannabis Business News

Cannabis retailers can’t bank like other businesses, so they are sending...

Source - https://www.businessinsider.com/cannabis-retailers-are-sending-lobbyists-to-the-hill-for-bank-reform-2019-1 Cannabis startups are sending veteran lobbyists to Capitol Hill in support of the STATES Act — a bill that would require the...

Off the Wall News

That Time Popeye Ate Weed Instead of Spinach

Source - https://www.civilized.life/articles/watch-that-time-popeye-ate-weed-instead-of-spinach/ Popeye, who celebrates his 90th birthday this month, has always been dependent on plant-based relief. For years, people have speculated what the character really had in his ever-present pipe,...
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Science News

What Marijuana Science Says, and Doesn’t Say

Source - https://undark.org/article/reefer-madness-marijuana-science/ SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ON the effects of marijuana is rife with holes, thanks in large part to it still being categorized at the federal levelalongside drugs...

Health News

Study Finds People Are Trading Their Pain Medications For Weed

Source - https://www.gq.com.au/lifestyle/health-fitness/study-finds-people-are-trading-their-pain-medications-for-weed/news-story/5e643aa10625f02a24cb80ba8d6fd98a As recreational pot use gains acceptance around the globe, it seemed that the medicinal properties of weed were being marginalised in favour of those championing its...

Lifestyle

CBD coffee is the easy way to pain-free mornings

Source - https://lfpress.com/cannabis-health/cbd-coffee-is-the-easy-way-to-pain-free-mornings/wcm/43ce6767-4edd-4109-9608-e454f78af076 Delivery systems for cannabis and its derivatives abound. And that especially goes for CBD. Many people love the anti-anxiety, mellowing out properties of...

Sports News

Can CBD Improve Your Athletic Performance?

Source - https://gearpatrol.com/2019/01/21/can-cbd-improve-your-athletic-performance/ Every decade has its drug. They are just as distinct as the music, fashion and cinema that we associate with different eras; often,...

Cars, Boats, Trains & Planes

All the $110,000 Lincoln Continental cars with the ‘suicide doors’ sold...

Source - https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/18/all-the-100000-lincoln-continental-cars-with-the-suicide-doors-have-already-sold-out.html Every one of the 80 special edition Lincoln Continentals with "suicide doors" have already sold out, the company said Monday. Ford's premium brand debuted the formally...

Entertainment News

Guitarist Marzi Montazeri Discusses The Trials And Tribulations Of Touring With...

Source - https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeadams/2019/01/20/guitarist-marzi-montazeri-discusses-the-trials-and-tribulations-of-touring-with-marijuana/#262cab8466dc It was just weeks ago that I was standing in a Target smack dab in the middle of Houston, Texas with guitarist Marzi...
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