Hemp production in the U.S. has scaled up rapidly since lawmakers lifted federal prohibition of the crop, with more acres of hemp grown in the country today than at any point since the 1940s. But the fledgling industry is still very much in flux, and reporting practices that vary... Read more
One week after bills to decriminalize marijuana in Virginia were passed by both the House and Senate, they advanced again on Wednesday in committee votes, where they were revised in an effort to ease the path to the governor’s desk. The goal was to make the language of the... Read more
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Mike Bloomberg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, released a criminal justice reform plan on Tuesday that calls for the decriminalization of marijuana possession and mass expungements for prior cannabis convictions. The former New York City mayor—who has recently faced sharp criticism in recent days over a resurfaced 2015 recording... Read more
Mike Bloomberg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, released a criminal justice reform plan on Tuesday that calls for the decriminalization of marijuana possession and mass expungements for prior cannabis convictions. The former New York City mayor—who has recently faced sharp criticism in recent days over a resurfaced 2015 recording... Read more
Mike Bloomberg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, released a criminal justice reform plan on Tuesday that calls for the decriminalization of marijuana possession and mass expungements for prior cannabis convictions. The former New York City mayor—who has recently faced sharp criticism in recent days over a resurfaced 2015 recording... Read more
From chefs to chemists, Massachusetts’ burgeoning marijuana industry is creating jobs that use a wide range of skills
When Gene Ray was studying biology at Fisk University in Nashville, he started to use marijuana regularly. At the time, he wasn’t thinking that if combined, his scientific expertise and interest in cannabis could make a career. While studying medicinal plant extracts in Hawaii later, it was the first... Read more
An expert panel created by the National Football League (NFL) and its players union is downplaying the potential benefits of CBD for players, stating that while the cannabis compound shows promise in the treatment of some forms of pain, the science doesn’t currently live up to the “hype.” Following... Read more
Before Mike Bloomberg launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid, he really wasn’t shy about his disdain for marijuana legalization. The former New York City mayor has been widely criticized this week after a recording surfaced of him defending controversial stop-and-frisk practices and racially disparate marijuana arrests during a 2015... Read more
Before Mike Bloomberg launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid, he really wasn’t shy about his disdain for marijuana legalization. The former New York City mayor has been widely criticized this week after a recording surfaced of him defending controversial stop-and-frisk practices and racially disparate marijuana arrests during a 2015... Read more



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