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Posted: 2021-01-19 15:00:00
OKG: Tell Us a little bit about yourself and your year in review?…
Posted: 2021-01-18 15:00:00
OKG: Tell Us a little bit about yourself?…
Posted: 2021-01-13 15:00:00
OKG: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your year compared to normal years?…
Posted: 2021-01-12 15:00:00
Year in Review: James Cooper
OKG: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your year compared to normal years?…
Posted: 2021-01-11 17:49:00
Year in Review: Halley Reeves
Halley Reeves is a community health strategist and a 2019 OKG's Forty Under 40 recipient.…
Posted: 2021-01-07 15:00:00
Year in Review: Jerry Bennett
OKG: Tell Us a little bit about yourself and your year in review?…
Posted: 2021-01-06 15:00:00
Year in Review: Jessie Morrow
OKG: Being a first-time mother and having 2 beautiful kids that were premature, how difficult has this year been?…
Posted: 2021-01-05 21:00:00
Top 10: Mickey Reece
Top 10 Songs of 2020…
Posted: 2021-01-05 15:00:00
Year in Review: Mickey Reece
OKG: Tell Us a little bit about yourself and your year in review?…
Posted: 2021-01-04 19:27:41
Year in Review: Lesley Duffie, DO
Dr. Lesley Duffie graciously talks about the struggles of her last year and her duties as a health care worker.…

Posted: 2020-10-08 16:20:51
California residents will soon be able to buy PBR-branded non-alcoholic, THC-infused seltzers at select dispensaries.
Posted: 2020-10-08 15:07:57
The new law will create a tax-and-regulate system for the marijuana market, while a second bill to automate expungements for prior pot convictions will also go into effect.
Posted: 2020-10-07 22:00:14
It's hard to be well in 2020. Taking extra care of our minds and bodies is crucial right now — and what better way to do that than incorporating hemp CBD into your routine.
Posted: 2020-10-07 19:30:00
MERRY JANE Just Published a Set of Books on How to Harness the Power of CBD
The rumors are true: MERRY JANE just published a three-part book series on how to use the power of CBD to upgrade your sex, wellness, and overall lifestyle! Here's what you need to know about...
Posted: 2020-10-07 16:35:40
People Who Use Cannabis Are Healthier and Less Likely to Get Cancer, Study Suggests
A meta-review of over 30 different clinical studies has found that cannabis use can decrease the risk of cancer by as much as 10 percent
Posted: 2020-10-07 15:00:00
Dave Chapelle Hosts Weed and Shroom Parties, and Local Sheriff Isn't Mad About It
After Chris Rock spilled the (mushroom) tea on Chapelle’s groovy parties, law enforcement says the comedian was “probably just looking for jokes.”
Posted: 2020-10-06 21:48:15
Zig-Zag Rolling Rituals: How to Set Your Space to Roll the Perfect Joint Every Time
The ritual of rolling a joint is half the reason smoking weed feels so good. That's why we created this how-to guide on the best way to ritualize your next joint sesh.
Posted: 2020-10-06 16:40:03
Pennsylvania Judge Just Ruled That Weed Odor No Longer Justifies Police Searches
Two Pennsylvania courts have ruled that weed odor can not be used as the sole justification for a vehicle search, but the state Supreme Court has yet to weigh in on the matter.
Posted: 2020-10-06 14:54:46
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Donates $500K to Oregon Drug Decriminalization Campaign
The contribution represents nearly one-third of the funding for Measure 110, which would decriminalize all drugs and establish substance misuse treatment services.
Posted: 2020-10-05 16:48:00
DMT Can Promote Neurogenesis, Improve Memory, and Spatial Learning, Study Finds
This new research underlines how DMT and ayahuasca could potentially be used to help treat depression, anxiety, and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

Posted: 2021-01-26 21:38:56
"The findings of this study add to the growing body of evidence that easier access to cannabis for patients with pain may reduce opioid use and partially offset expenditures for both public and...
Posted: 2021-01-26 19:23:54
"The abolishment of this discriminatory policy is long overdue. The use of cannabis during one's off hours poses no legitimate workplace safety threat and the tens of millions of Americans who...
Posted: 2021-01-25 22:07:47
"Inaction doesn’t reward us with curbed usage but will prevent us from realizing economic benefits and the $43 million that could be available if Delaware were to devise a responsible regulatory...
Posted: 2021-01-22 21:53:21
Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/22/21
Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/22/21 appeared first on NORML.
Posted: 2021-01-22 20:15:41
Arizona: Adult Use Marijuana Sales Begin
“I commend state officials for prioritizing the implementation of Prop. 207 and ensuring that Arizona adults have safe and convenient access to affordable marijuana in a timely manner.” The...
Posted: 2021-01-21 18:42:43
Study: Nearly Half of Medical Cannabis Users Cease Using Opioids for Pain After Twelve Months
“Over time, individuals who continued consuming cannabis within this longitudinal study reported lower pain severity and pain interference scores, as well as improved quality of life and general...
Posted: 2021-01-20 18:45:35
Study: Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Alcohol Intake Among Treatment-Seeking Drinkers
“Across the sample, individuals drank approximately 29 percent fewer drinks and were 2.06 times less likely to have a binge-drinking episode on days that cannabis was used compared with days...
Posted: 2021-01-20 17:32:15
Arizona: Adult Use Marijuana Sales On Track to Begin This Month
"The sooner that adults have access to safe and affordable marijuana, the better." The post Arizona: Adult Use Marijuana Sales On Track to Begin This Month appeared first on NORML.
Posted: 2021-01-19 20:51:56
Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021
House Bill 1019 would allow adults to cultivate up to six marijuana plants for personal use. The post Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021 appeared...
Posted: 2021-01-15 22:27:28
Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21
Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the NORML blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21 appeared first on NORML.

Posted: 2021-01-27 18:20:03
Florida-based marijuana inventory tracking firm Metrc lost an appeal in Missouri over whether the company was contractually allowed to charge licensed medical cannabis businesses extra money...
Posted: 2021-01-27 17:22:30
Nevada cannabis regulators are accusing a marijuana testing lab of falsely boosting THC potency numbers and allowing contaminated products to pass. Nevada cannabis testing lab targeted for passing...
Posted: 2021-01-27 11:30:33
Now that President Joe Biden has been sworn in and Democrats have taken control of Congress, many cannabis industry executives might expect some reform of federal marijuana policy within the...
Posted: 2021-01-26 20:59:48
Judge reaffirms that marijuana firm MedMen must pay ex-CFO’s legal fees
A California judge again ordered marijuana multistate operator MedMen to pay the company’s former chief financial officer at least $500,000 to cover his legal fees in an ongoing lawsuit...
Posted: 2021-01-26 18:20:42
Massachusetts city drops onerous ‘impact fee’ on cannabis businesses
A Massachusetts municipality became the first in the state to stop assessing a controversial 3% “community impact fee” on licensed cannabis businesses. The move, if adopted by other Massachusetts...
Posted: 2021-01-26 16:00:19
Arizona’s initial adult-use marijuana licensing leaves some cities underserved
Arizona might have opened adult-use marijuana sales last week, but the initial round of retail licenses, whether by design or not, leave some of the state’s most populated cities underserved....
Posted: 2021-01-26 11:30:09
Cannabis firm Weedmaps aims for 175% revenue growth via higher ad prices, wider footprint
Cannabis advertising giant Weedmaps hopes to boost its revenue over the next three years by a whopping 175% – and investors are wagering the California-based company can deliver on that...
Posted: 2021-01-25 20:44:05
Harvest closes $34.6M Florida sale-leaseback deal with marijuana REIT
Multistate marijuana operator Harvest Health & Recreation on Monday closed a sale-leaseback transaction, selling a cultivation and processing facility in Alachua, Florida, to Innovative Industrial...
Posted: 2021-01-25 20:20:47
France chooses companies to supply free medical cannabis for trial program
The French Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) selected the companies that will supply France’s medical cannabis pilot program that’s intended to provide...
Posted: 2021-01-25 19:38:10
Boycott spurs Massachusetts cannabis trade group to withdraw delivery suit
A Massachusetts cannabis retail association is backing off its legal challenge to the state’s social equity-focused delivery licensing plan after a swift backlash from many of the group’s...

Posted: 2021-01-22 17:08:12
Sen. Stephen Huffman was appointed to the state's Senate Health Committee despite questioning whether “the colored population” was disproportionately contracting the coronavirus because of...
Posted: 2021-01-22 13:00:05
"Some of the customers I’d been friendly with for years seemed to hold no respect not only for our policies but for our health and safety behind the counter."
Posted: 2021-01-22 11:47:10
Public health experts say getting a dose into someone’s arm, anyone’s arm, is better than throwing it away.
Posted: 2021-01-22 11:10:51
FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots
The two-shot combo called Cabenuva is expected to make it easier for people to stay on track with their HIV medicines and to do so with more privacy.
Posted: 2021-01-22 10:21:31
Pfizer Vaccine Appears To Be Effective Against UK COVID Variant: Study
Blood from vaccinated subjects neutralized lab-created pseudo-viruses that mimicked the variant, a preliminary study found.
Posted: 2021-01-22 00:11:56
Biden Signs Executive Orders To Battle Pandemic: 'This Is A Wartime Undertaking'
The president signed 10 actions designed to focus on mending public trust and overhauling the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Posted: 2021-01-21 23:50:03
When Can You Get The COVID-19 Vaccine — And What Can You Do Now?
Here's how to figure out when it's your turn to receive the coronavirus shots, where you can find appointments and more.
Posted: 2021-01-21 22:32:59
Texas Doctor Accused Of Stealing COVID-19 Vaccine For Personal Use
Mishandling the vaccine can result in a loss of government funding, so the doctor was fired after the alleged theft was discovered.
Posted: 2021-01-21 21:32:50
Devoted Dog Spent Days Outside Turkish Hospital Waiting For Owner
The pet, Boncuk, shows up every day around 9 a.m. and waits until nightfall for her owner, but doesn’t go into the facility.
Posted: 2021-01-21 18:23:59
Biden Wants To Get Tougher On Employers Who Expose Workers To COVID-19
The new president is expected to sign an executive order Thursday directing OSHA to better combat the spread of coronavirus at work.