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Hemp Takes Hold With Pennsylvania Development Partnership

Lori Daytner, of Disability Options Network, is working to advance the hemp supply chain in her hometown of New Castle, Pennsylvania. DON is making plans to build a regional decortication facility. Daytner spoke to Let’s Talk Hemp from New Castle. How did your career lead you to hemp?I was born and raised here in New […]

Illinois Cannabis Sales Inch Upward In May Despite Delta-8 THC Regulatory Hurdles

Illinois recreational marijuana sales experienced a minimal increase in May compared to April, according to data from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Cannabis retailers sold $132.7 million worth of marijuana last month, just under a $1 million rise from April’s sales of $131.9 million. Although May’s figures were lower than March’s peak […]

Study: Ketamine An Effective Treatment For Severe Depression

Ketamine could serve as an effective treatment option for those suffering from severe depression, according to results from a new clinical trial. The findings, published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that ketamine could represent a viable alternative to electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, a common treatment for severe depression. (ECT “involves […]

New York Cultivators Have Too Much Weed on Their Hands

A recent report from Associated Press (AP) News examined the state of cannabis cultivation in New York, spotlighting issues with current conditions. In an interview, AP News spoke with cultivator Seth Jacobs of Slack Hollow Organics (and his brand, Bud & Boro) who confirmed that due to the limited number of legal dispensaries, he’s stuck […]

OhGeesy Lets His Work Ethic Speak For Itself

The sun keeps shining on Alejandro Carranza’s world and he intends to keep it that way. Carranza—known professionally as the rapper OhGeesy—is a founding member of the Los Angeles hip-hop group Shoreline Mafia and has since gone on to have a quite formidable career as a solo artist. He attributes his success to his work […]

The Primary Colors of Cannabis

This was a significant milestone for cannabis because during the 1960s, the majority of cannabis that was coming into the United States was coming from tropical regions such as Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Colombia, Mexico, and Jamaica and were designated by names that indicated where they were grown such as Colombian Gold, Acapulco Gold, Michoacán, […]

Hemp Building Materials to Be Showcased on D.C.’s National Mall

This article originally appeared in HempBuild Magazine. Hemp building materials will be featured on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual Innovative Housing Showcase sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders and HUD in June. The annual event June 9-11 presents cutting-edge building innovations to the public in an outdoor […]

Legal Defense For Hunter Biden Challenges Gun Possession Charges, Citing Recent Federal Cannabis Ruling

In a twist that intersects law, politics and personal choices, attorneys representing President Joe Biden’s son Hunter have raised a thought-provoking argument before the Justice Department. Citing a recent federal court ruling on gun rights for individuals who consume marijuana, they contend that any charges linked to allegations of false statements regarding drug use on a […]

Getting All of Comedian Joel Kim Booster

Joel Kim Booster wants you to feel connected to him. The multi-hyphenate stand-up comic, writer, and actor is taking this year to lay the groundwork on his already blossoming career—working on a ton of new writing projects, filming season two of Loot on Apple, and working on a new hour of stand-up—all with the intent […]

Study: Low-Dose CBD as Effective as Melatonin for Improving Sleep

According to a new study published in the Journal of American Nutrition Association, daily administration of 15 mg of CBD improves quality of sleep for people with a history of sleep disturbances. Authors themselves state, “Clinical evidence on the use of (CBD) for sleep remains limited.” They add that even fewer studies have looked at […]

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