LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unlicensed marijuana dispensary sold cannabis sprayed with a dangerous pesticide, the city of Los Angeles said in a lawsuit Wednesday that’s part of a wide-ranging crackdown on illegal pot sales. Marijuana sold at Kush Club 20 contained paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently used on golf course turf that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies as a...
ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a backdrop of Georgia patients and families who have regularly broken the law to obtain low-potency medical marijuana oil, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday signed legislation that will soon let patients legally buy the drug they’re already allowed to possess. Kemp approved what he called a “carefully crafted, balanced” measure, saying it would expand access...
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex network of receptors, molecules, and enzymes that work together to help maintain cellular balance, or homeostasis, within our bodies. This balance allows cells, organs, and systems to function optimally. Humans and vertebrates all have an endocannabinoid system, and it has evolved within us over time. The discovery of the endocannabinoid system in our...
Canadians have been able to legally buy recreational marijuana for six months, but some say the prices are still too high. “It’s basically three times the price,” said Taylor, whose identity Global News is protecting. “The price is the biggest factor for me right now.” For nearly three years, Taylor has been purchasing her weed illegally through an online site in...
‘There’s a lot of money to be made here,’ says Inuvik town councillor. Wednesday marks six months since cannabis was legalized in Canada. At least one entrepreneur in the Northwest Territories hoped to be selling cannabis in a retail location by now, but he’s not. “April 17th, they were supposed to start handing out licences, we thought — or we hoped...
Fibromyalgia and a stroke in my 20s leave me in chronic pain – but after my landmark cannabis prescription was overruled, I refuse to go back to my costly prescription. In 1928, following centuries of cannabinoids being used in medicine, the UK made the decision to reclassify cannabis as an illegal substance based on its psychoactive effects, instead opting for...
Cannabis producer Beleave plans to hire 240 employees at its planned south London greenhouse and outdoor cultivation operation, the company’s chief executive says. London is very progressive in its view of this industryBill PanagiotakopoulosBeleave bought the former Heritage Garden Gallery greenhouse in September, paying $6.7 million for the 34-hectare property at 6867 Wellington Rd. South. City hall issued a building permit...