Medical Marijuana News

October 13, 2021

Mississippi ‘Not Quite Ready’ to Implement Medical Cannabis

Mississippi’s governor on Tuesday said he isn’t quite ready to call a special legislative session to implement the state’s new medical cannabis law.  Tate Reeves, a first-term Republican, made it clear that he believes the special session will indeed happen––but not until a few outstanding matters are ironed out. “I […]
October 13, 2021

Burb, Green Label and Coffee & Kush: Partnership over Competition

Everyone involved in the legal industry in California has seen, while being green with envy, the moves happening up in Canada. Our neighboring country to the north legalized cannabis seemingly ages ago at this point (almost four years?), though their roll-out hasn’t been without its challenges. While I believe we […]
October 13, 2021

New NORML Report Highlights Concerns Regarding Sale of Unregulated Delta-8 THC, Similar Products

In a statement, Dr. Gieringer said: “Consumers are facing a bewildering array of new cannabis products, including novel agents such as Delta-8 THC. Many come from suspect, unregulated sources on the hemp market or contain new synthetic substances not found in nature.” The post New NORML Report Highlights Concerns Regarding Sale […]
October 12, 2021

House Veterans Affairs Committee To Consider Marijuana Research Bill

The House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) will conduct a legislative hearing on Wednesday, October 13th, which will include consideration of the bipartisan VA Cannabis Research Act of 2021, HR 2916. The post House Veterans Affairs Committee To Consider Marijuana Research Bill appeared first on NORML. This article […]
October 12, 2021

First Nevada Cannabis Dispensary Approved at Border of Idaho

The Nevada-Idaho border is about to get a little bit greener.  Officials in Elko County, Nevada last week signed off on a proposal for a marijuana dispensary to open in Jackpot, Nevada, which straddles the border between the two western states. Commissioners in Elko County unanimously approved the license for […]
October 12, 2021

Man to be Hanged in Singapore for Importing About Two Pounds of Pot

A man who imported one kilogram of cannabis (about 2.2 pounds) from Malaysia into Singapore in 2018 is set to hang after his appeal against conviction and sentence was dismissed by the Apex Court on Tuesday, October 12. Channel News Asia reports that Singaporean Omar Yacob Bamadhaj, 41, was sentenced […]
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