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Cannabis (/ˈkænəbɪs/) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

Marijuana And Liquor Sales Rise As Americans Self-Isolate From Coronavirus

In the intersection of the COVID-19 outbreak and marijuana businesses across the U.S., two different stories have emerged. At the top of the pecking order, major cannabis players aren’t looking so swell....

Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas Boston In Cannabis Corruption Investigation

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the City of Boston for records in a continuing investigation into possible corruption in Massachusetts’ fledgling cannabis industry. The action makes Boston the latest in a...

The Oscar Nominees We Suspect Will Use The Weed In Their Gift Bag

Once again, Oscar nominees will receive a gift bag that includes marijuana, and we have an idea who will be the first to use it. When the Oscars come around each...

NBA Players Union Head Joins Marijuana Company As League Reportedly Suspends Drug Testing

The head of the NBA’s players union is joining the board of a major marijuana company at the same time reports are surfacing that players will not be tested for cannabis...

San Francisco Gives Free Marijuana And Alcohol To Homeless

To prevent transmission of the coronavirus and alleviate stress on vulnerable populations, San Francisco has housed its homeless in city-leased hotels. But one social media user discovered the city is also...

John Legend Is Getting Into The CBD Business

The singer is partnering with PLUS Products, adding to the growing list of celebrities entering the cannabis market. Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQX: PLPRF) is kicking off a nationwide launch of...

If Trump Is Reelected, Cannabis Reform Is Dead Until 2025

For years, cannabis has been one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet. It's helped to create approximately 243,700 full-time equivalent jobs as of January 2020, according to cannabis website Leafly. Worldwide...

Seattle-Based Marijuana Delivery Service Could Be Using Drones Soon

In an effort to save money on logistical costs, a cannabis company has announced its plans to deliver product to Seattle businesses with drones. The high-flying partnership was publicized last month by GRN Holding Corporation,...

How To Stop Coughing From Marijuana Smoke

There is nothing that makes a marijuana user appear more like a novice than when they cough after every single hit. Their face turns all beet red, their eyes start watering...

HOW IS MARYLAND’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA INDUSTRY FARING UNDER COVID-19?

While many Maryland businesses have been forced to close or cut back on staff due to restrictions implemented to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some say the medical marijuana industry in the...

What is modern slavery?

Figure 1Modern slavery is an umbrella term Terminology Countries use differing terminologies to describe modern forms of slavery. This includes how they describe slavery itself, but...

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