Illinois Senate Advances Recreational Marijuana Bill This is the first time a recreational bill in Illinois has made it this far. Throughout the year, lawmakers in Illinois have been hammering out the details of a potential legalization bill. Now, that bill appears to be progressing through the legislative process. Most recently, the bill cleared the … Continue reading

New York Medical Marijuana Patients Can Finally Buy Flower Products … sort of. New York state’s medical marijuana program could become slightly more accessible with the introduction of the first approved flower product. Currently, regulations prohibit patients from purchasing smokable flower. But the new product could be moving things a step closer in that direction. … Continue reading

Massachusetts Lab Offers First Two Vitamin E Acetate Screenings Free With regulators zeroing in on vitamin E acetate as the likely cause of vape-related lung sickness and death, one testing lab is offering free product testing. The state of Massachusetts is taking aggressive action to improve regulations and testing procedures for vaping products. Efforts are … Continue reading

Why are There States with Legal Cannabis and no Smokable Flower? Is this helping or hurting patients? As legalization spreads nationwide, state-by-state, each state’s particular approach to new policies can produce very specific situations that may become problematic for the medical and recreational communities.  Although some of these state-specific situations can bring good opportunities for … Continue reading

Cannabis Career Watch | New Hires and Promotions December 20, 2019 Marijuana Company of America, Curaleaf, Bhang, Ionic, Sweet Flower, FlowerHire, and Canopy Growth make major changes to C-suite; Vicente Sederberg onboards three new attorneys; Medicine Man Technologies overhauls executive team. Image: totojang1977 / Shutterstock.com Canopy Growth Corporation has appointed David Klein to the position of chief executive officer. … Continue reading

Jack Herer Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant cannabis strain that has gained as much renown as its namesake, the marijuana activist and author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Combining a Haze hybrid with a Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk cross, Sensi Seeds created Jack Herer hoping to capture both cerebral elevation and heavy resin production. Its rich genetic background gives … Continue reading