CBD Buyer’s Guide: Industrial Hemp Source versus Cannabis Source CBD

Marijuana is harvested for its flowers (or the “buds”), which contains mind-altering and perception-altering psychoactive properties; this is what is known as the “high” that marijuana causes. However, when it comes to industrial hemp, it is the stalks and seeds are the targets when it comes to harvesting this crop. On the other hand, Industrial…

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Kentucky Lawmaker Optimistic About Medical Marijuana Bill

  Kentucky Lawmaker Optimistic About Medical Marijuana Bill   As support heats up for marijuana legalization in the Bluegrass State, a Kentucky lawmaker is optimistic about the prospects of the medical marijuana bill he recently re-introduced to the House. Rep. Jason Nemes (R-Louisville) received unprecedented support last year for similar legislation. He hopes his new…

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‘Cruel and unusual’: Kansas resident faces decades in prison for medical marijuana use

Bruce KennedyJanuary 22, 2020 Larry Burgess poses for a portrait in his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Burgess had his first seizure in 2009 and was later diagnosed with grand mal seizures. In April 2017, he was arrested in his hometown Fredonia, Kansas and charged with three felonies: growing marijuana, manufacturing a controlled substance, and…

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West Virginia Lawmaker Plans to Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Could West Virginia be the latest state to relax its marijuana laws? Democratic lawmakers there are sending signals that they are ready. One such legislator, state Delegate Sammi Brown, said that she intends to re-introduce a version of a bill she offered up in last year’s session that aims to “normalize” cannabis. “What if we…

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Hemp Legalization Bill Introduced in Idaho

The Idaho Senate Health and Welfare Committee is set for a hearing on a measure to legalize hemp cultivation in the state, the Associated Press reports. The bill would align state and federal law and includes an emergency clause that would allow the state’s farmers to begin growing hemp this year of the bill is…

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Why this author wrote a book about cannabis for parents and children

Meg HartleyJanuary 21, 2020 (Leafly) Generally speaking, kids and cannabis aren’t a good combo (with medical exceptions). Though we don’t know nearly enough about the endocannabinoid system (ECS), we do know that it is a delicate system that requires balance, and that the brain is developing until one’s mid-twenties. However, there isn’t much being said about…

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Oklahoma Makes Record Revenue With Marijuana Tax Dollars

Oklahoma Makes Record Revenue With Marijuana Tax Dollars In a big win for state coffers, Oklahoma has made a record revenue with medical marijuana tax dollars over the past year and a half of sales. The state managed to bring in $7.2 million in December. Experts estimate that if Oklahoma residents continue to bring in…

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What’s in Your Stash? Brad Bogus, VP of Growth & Marketing at Confident Cannabis

Of all the conversations punk rocker aficionado Brad Bogus wanted to nail, it was an interview with the former Music Editor, now Editor-in-Chief, of the Denver Post’s vertical The Cannabist, Ricardo Baca.  The interview took place in 2016, post legalization, and before Brad Bogus had a clue his career would be changed forever in the…

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CBD and Chronic Pain

Cannabidiol or CBD, one of the main chemical compounds in cannabis, has been known to help in the treatment of a variety of conditions including anxiety, inflammation, and chronic pain. If you struggle with chronic pain and/or are new to the cannabis space, taking a new drug can seem daunting. Luckily, cannabidiol is nonaddictive and…

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CBD Buyer’s Guide: Types of CBD — Isolate, Full-Spectrum, or Broad Spectrum?

By Bay Area News Group Collective In the simplest terms, CBD Isolate, Broad-Spectrum CBD, and Full-Spectrum CBD are used to give customers a more defined and uniform idea on what type of CBD is used in a specific product. Each type is clearly distinct from the other types, and understanding the difference is essential for…

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