Weedmaps makes good on pledge to drop rogue cannabis shops

IRVINE — Facing massive fines from state regulators, Irvine-based Weedmaps has taken major strides toward fulfilling its pledge to drop ads for illicit cannabis shops from its online directory, cutting about 2,700 rogue stores from its site since the start of this year. The company’s long-awaited move to follow state…

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Why Tegridy Christmas Snow Makes a Good Point about Legal Drugs

Why Tegridy Christmas Snow Makes a Good Point about Legal Drugs South Park has had one hell of season thus far. The 23rd Season of the controversial show has given us such glorious episodes like “Mexican Joker”, “Banned in China”, “Board Girls” and a whole bunch of Tegridy-themed marijuana episodes.…

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Charlotte’s Web Makes History as the First-Ever Hemp Strain to be Patented

Charlotte’s Web Makes History as the First-Ever Hemp Strain to be Patented Slowly but surely, there has been a significant increase in cannabis patents before our very eyes. And in another historical move for this year, Charlotte’s Web becomes the first ever hemp strain to be patented. The high-CBD strain,…

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Cannabis Makes the Elderly Stronger and Keeps Them Employed Longer Says New Study

Cannabis Makes The Elderly Stronger And Enjoy Greater Employment Participation, Says Study Most people dream of an early retirement. But for those who need to work later on in life, cannabis can help. A brand-new study published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management’s spring 2019 issue revealed…

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Singapore Makes it Clear – Raw Cannabis Flower is Harmful and Illegal

Singapore Makes It Clear: Raw Cannabis Is Harmful & Illegal Asia may be the newest, and perhaps most surprising region, to follow suit in the global trend of legalizing cannabis. With Thailand and South Korea legalizing cannabis for medical use, the Philippines may follow soon enough, but Singapore makes it clear…

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Study Says Legal Weed Makes Cops More Effective At Solving Crime

Study Says Legal Weed Makes Cops More Effective At Solving Crime Researchers from Washington State University have found that cannabis legalization in Washington and Colorado have produced significant benefits in helping police departments solve other kinds of crime. The study, which was published in the journal Police Quarterly, states that:…

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Colorado cannabis company makes c-suite shift

Since its founding in 2010, Organa Brands’ “maniacal focus on market expansion” has landed its marijuana edibles, vape cartridges, dab tools, distillates and beverages in 11 states and three countries. The company announced Monday it will enter its next stage of evolution — transforming from a North American cannabis powerhouse…

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