Colorado Regulator Issues Two New Warnings About Moldy Cannabis ProductsTue 12:00amState regulators in Colorado have issued two more health and safety notices after “potentially unsafe levels” of total yeast and mold and Aspergillus were found in certain pre-roll cigarettes and batches of cannabis flower.
Young Cannabis Consumers Still Prefer Bongs, Study FindsMon 12:00amThe study surveyed nearly 300 young Canadian university students and found that bongs and joints were still the preferred methods of cannabis use for the vast majority of students.
UN Says Cannabis Legalization Challenges Its Drug Control ConventionsMar 15, 2023, 12:00 amIn its latest report, the UN’s International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) also criticized jurisdictions with legal cannabis for failing to protect young people from cannabis marketing.
CBD Can Reduce Stress in Dogs, Mars Petcare Study FindsMar 14, 2023, 12:00 amA single dose of CBD may reduce the stress in dogs caused by car travel or being left alone, according to the new study.
Hop Latent Viroid is a Major Threat to the Cannabis Industry, Review ClaimsMar 10, 2023, 12:00 amThe review details the discovery of HLVd in hops and subsequently in the cannabis plant, provides a brief overview of the extent of these infections in the industry, and offers guidance on the prevention and management of infections.
Raphael Mechoulam, “Father of Cannabis Science”, Dies at Age 92Mar 10, 2023, 12:00 amThe news comes from friends and colleagues who have shared their condolences and tributes.
Oklahoma Voters Reject Cannabis Legalization at the Ballot BoxMar 8, 2023, 12:00 amThe state held its “cannabis election” on Tuesday, March 7, which gave residents the chance to support or oppose legalizing adult-use cannabis for anyone aged 21 or over.
Legal Cannabis Played a Role in Worsening Cannabis Use Problems Among Veterans, Study FindsMar 8, 2023, 12:00 amMedical and recreational cannabis use laws “played a significant”, yet small, role in the spiking rates of cannabis use disorder seen among veterans, a new study has found.
Steep Hill Labs Disbands in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and PennsylvaniaMar 8, 2023, 12:00 amSteep Hill, the cannabis testing company with labs in multiple US states, has announced that it has reached a “termination agreement” that will effectively disband the company.
Colorado Regulator Issues Another Warning About Moldy FlowerMar 8, 2023, 12:00 amState regulators in Colorado have issued another health and safety notice after “potentially unsafe levels” of total yeast and mold and Aspergillus were found in batches of cannabis flower.
CBD Vaping Worse For Lungs Than Nicotine Vaping, Study SuggestsMar 7, 2023, 12:00 amAfter exposing rats and plated human cells to cannabis aerosols, the researchers observed more lung damage and toxicity.
California’s Cannabis Regulator Has Escalated Its Attack on the Illegal Market in Recent YearsMar 3, 2023, 12:00 amBetween 2021 and 2022, there was “significant growth” in the number of search warrants issued, arrests made, and illegal cannabis plants eradicated by California’s legal cannabis regulator.
Teens Who Vape Nicotine and THC Are More Depressed and Anxious, Survey FindsMar 2, 2023, 12:00 amThe survey found that cannabis and nicotine vapers were more likely to have mental health problems than those who didn’t vape.
Oregon Cannabis Labs Are Now Required to Test For Heavy Metals and MicrobesMar 1, 2023, 12:00 amIn total, labs in Oregon are now required to test cannabis for pesticides, water activity, cannabinoids, delta-8 THC, mycotoxins, heavy metals, and microbes.
Researchers Create New Cannabis Categorization System For Medical UseFeb 28, 2023, 12:00 amResearchers from the University of New Mexico have developed a new system for labeling and indexing cannabis flower, which they say is more useful to consumers than relying on strain names or commercial labels alone.
Heavy Cannabis Consumers Lack Coordination, Study FindsFeb 24, 2023, 12:00 amThe researchers behind the study say that such low coordination scores could be linked to risk factors for psychosis.
Michigan Cannabis Regulator Issues Health Warning About “Illicit” ProductsWed 12:00amCannabis consumers in Michigan have been warned not to consume a flower product produced by TAS Asset Holdings LLC.
Canadian Recreational Cannabis Sales Reached a Record CA$4.5 Billion in 2022Wed 12:00amThe 2022 total is a 17.9% increase on the previous year’s revenue sum, CA$3.83 billion.
European Medicines Agency Opens Call For Scientific Data on CannabisWed 12:00amThe European Medicines Agency is inviting any expert to submit their data on the Cannabis sativa plant.
Most Medical Cannabis Tweets are Pro-Cannabis, Study FindsFeb 21, 2023, 12:00 amMost posts regarding medicinal cannabis from Twitter users in the United States are pro-cannabis in nature, according to a new analysis done by researchers at the University of Queensland, Australia.
CBD May Increase Effects of THC Edibles, Study FindsFeb 17, 2023, 12:00 amResearchers found that individuals given brownies containing high doses of CBD experienced stronger subjective effects than those given brownies made from a THC-dominant strain, despite both edibles containing the same dose of THC.
Researchers Discover New Mechanism of Psychedelic Action in the BrainFeb 17, 2023, 12:00 amThe findings could explain why the effects of psychedelics, such as neuroplasticity and even antidepressant action, vary between different drugs.
New Oxford Study Will Test if Epidiolex Can Treat PsychosisFeb 16, 2023, 12:00 amThe study will involve 1,000 participants with a history of psychosis, and take place across 35 centers (mainly) in Europe and North America.
Twitter Allows Cannabis Ads in the USFeb 16, 2023, 12:00 amTwitter has become the first major social media platform to allow cannabis companies to advertise their products and services in the US.
California’s Cannabis Regulator Launches Grant Scheme For Areas Without Legal Cannabis AccessFeb 15, 2023, 12:00 amThe funding is intended to help local areas support equity applicants, conduct environmental reviews, cover personnel costs, and, ultimately, weaken California’s illicit cannabis market.
DEA States That Delta-8 THC-O and THC-O Are Controlled SubstancesFeb 14, 2023, 12:00 amThe clarification was made to the lawyer Rod Kight, who wrote to the DEA in August 2022, asking for the administration’s stance on the popular THC compounds.
ASTM Proposes Two New Cannabis StandardsFeb 13, 2023, 12:00 amThe leading US testing standards organization ASTM International is developing two new testing standards for cannabis samples.
Connecticut’s Attorney General Sues Five Retailers For Selling Delta-8 ProductsFeb 10, 2023, 12:00 amIn a press notice published on February 9, William Tong, the attorney general, also announced that he was in the process of sending warning letters to all Connecticut retailers licensed to sell electronic vapes.
RAW Rolling Paper Producer Ordered to Cease Marketing ClaimsFeb 10, 2023, 12:00 amThe injunction order was made following a federal lawsuit from Republic Brands, a competitor distributor of rolling papers.
Oregon’s Cannabis Market Shrank in 2022, Report FindsFeb 8, 2023, 12:00 amLess legal cannabis was bought in Oregon in 2022 than in 2021. That’s the main finding of a new report from the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission.
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