Medical Marijuana News

Peruse the headlines as they are told, keep abreast of the issues as they unfold. Keep up with the ever-changing policies that govern our regions, and the political directives that affect our lives.

December 2, 2021

Flower Connoisseur Gift Guide

Among the many ways to partake in the wonders of cannabis, flower still reigns supreme. There’s nothing more satisfying than smoking expertly grown herb. If you know someone who loves flower the way we do, then you know there are a ton of options for gifts—but it isn’t always easy […]
December 1, 2021

New York Bill Adds Transgender Community to Social Equity Program

A New York lawmaker has proposed legislation that would extend the benefits of the state’s cannabis social equity program to members of the transgender and nonbinary communities.  The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) passed by New York lawmakers in March includes social and economic equity provisions designed to give […]
December 1, 2021

Indiana Lawmaker Welcomes Public Feedback on Medical Cannabis

A week after the state party announced a full-fledged push to legalize cannabis in Indiana, a Democratic lawmaker there is ready to stump for pot’s medical benefits. Indiana State Rep. Sue Errington announced this week that she will host “a Community Talking Circle” in her hometown of Muncie next Monday, […]
December 1, 2021

Record Number of Scientific Papers Published About Cannabis in 2021

Since 2010, scientists have published an estimated 27,000 peer-reviewed papers specific to cannabis, with the annual number of total papers increasing every year. NORML’s Deputy Director Paul Armentano said, “It is time for politicians and others to stop assessing cannabis through the lens of ‘what we don’t know’ and instead […]
December 1, 2021

Kentucky Takes First Step Toward Legal Recreational Cannabis

A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky on Monday took the first legislative steps toward legalizing cannabis in the Bluegrass State. State Rep. Nima Kulkarni, who represents Louisville, prefiled a pair of bills that would upend the way cannabis consumers are treated there. The first bill would “would amend the state’s constitution, […]
December 1, 2021

Sophisticated Smoker Holiday Gift Guide

As a community, we’re way past the days of smoking out of cheap, poorly designed products that typically don’t last long. Acknowledge your worth and splurge on a luxurious gift that truly represents who you are. Embrace the lifestyle of sophisticated smoking. As sophisticated smokers, it’s our responsibility to elevate […]
November 30, 2021

Report Calls for UK to Embrace Potential of Medical Cannabis Industry

An advocacy organization known as Volteface recently released a report entitled “New Leaf: Beyond Brexit, Countering Covid” explores how the United Kingdom (UK) is missing out by not fully embracing the opportunities of the medical cannabis industry.  Head of Programming at the Adam Smith Institute, Daniel Pryor, wrote the foreword […]
November 30, 2021

High Times Retail Holiday Gift Guide 2021

For better or for worse, it’s holiday time again, but good news! That means it’s also time to splurge on your favorite cannabis products in honor of this wonderful and chaotic time of year. High Times has been in the cannabis retail business for two years now, and we’re excited […]
November 29, 2021

Home of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, Ends Jail Time for Travelers with THC

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) eased some of its harsh drug laws, relaxing penalties for tourists who enter the country with products infused with THC. The new protocol for Dubai travelers is to confiscate and destroy cannabis products instead of imposing hard time. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president […]
November 29, 2021

NORML Issues Report Highlighting 2021 State Legislative Victories

State legislators in 2021 enacted over 50 laws liberalizing marijuana policies in more than 25 states. The post NORML Issues Report Highlighting 2021 State Legislative Victories appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: NORML Issues Report Highlighting 2021 State Legislative Victories
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