Marijuana product labels fail to capture “the chemical reality” of what people smoke, a University of Colorado study has concluded after analyzing 90,000 samples offered for sale in six states. The widely used labeling system purported to predict effects of different “strains” — “indica” (relaxed high), “sativa” (energetic high), and “hybrid” — obscures the diversity of … [Read more...] about Marijuana labeling system “not an effective or safe way” to detail what’s inside the products, study finds. This seems to be an ongoing problem all over the place.
Cannabis consumption has come a long way in the United States as we’re seeing more states legalize the plant for recreational use. One of the most surprising ones was New York City when the state approved it in March 2021. 2 Chainz, an avid cannabis user, was recently hanging out in New York and couldn’t believe marijuana was legal in the city. Law enforcement would crack down … [Read more...] about 2 Chainz Is Amazed By NYC Cannabis Laws: ‘They Turned Into Cali’. Is it really like Cali. though?
Rhode Island's governor signed legislation Wednesday making the state the 19th in the nation to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana, an issue that some lawmakers have been working on for years. “Together we got this job done and we got it done right,” Democratic Gov. Dan McKee said at the bill signing ceremony on the State House steps. Rhode Island's General Assembly … [Read more...] about R.I. governor to sign bill to legalize recreational marijuana. The neighbor finally did it. I’m still in shock that CT did it before RI.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority is recalling some products because of testing violations. The department completed several inspections at Scale Laboratories in Oklahoma City, and realized that results were not accurately reported by the testing lab. In fact, some of the samples had failed tests for yeast, mold, E.coli, and salmonella. At that … [Read more...] about OMMA recalls some medical marijuana products. It’s a good thing that never happens here.🙄
In most states legalization has been led by voter initiatives, not by elected politicians. Every two years, more states elect to legalize cannabis via statewide ballot measures. These measures are so overwhelmingly popular that they rarely fail when put before the voters. The challenge lies in getting them on the ballot, often in the face of intense opposition from local … [Read more...] about Election 2022: Marijuana legalization voting guide. Imagine what could be accomplished in CT if the people voted on the bills and not the reps with deep pockets or personal agendas.
Connecticut legalized adult-use cannabis last year, but it’s still unclear when recreational marijuana will be available to buy without a prescription. Existing medical-use cultivators and retailers could be the first to offer recreational products in the market, but only a handful have applied so far to convert their operations to a “hybrid” model — producing or selling both … [Read more...] about When will you be able to buy recreational marijuana in CT? It’s unclear. Actually it’s never clear, the DCP makes up their rules as they go.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the legalization of cannabis sales in Canada and many U.S. states, an illegal market still exists. Now, a new report in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs suggests that higher prices and inconvenience associated with legal sources may be barriers that encourage consumers to seek out illegal providers … [Read more...] about Price, Convenience Drive the Purchase of Cannabis From Illegal, Rather Than Legal, Sources. Maybe it’s something you taxed or the questionable quality…
WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A ‘CannaCurious’ panel event was held Thursday night in Westport to discuss the marketing, regulations, and social equity matters in the cannabis industry in the state. The talk included Michelle H. Seagull, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. It was held by the American Marketing Association, Southern CT Chapter. Seagull … [Read more...] about A talk with the lost Seagull. Cannabis conversation held on expanding business in CT. But, that’s only if you will the lottery. That doesn’t seem to get mentioned much.
DANBURY — The city would permit four types of marijuana businesses — including recreational pot sales — but not on Main Street, according to draft regulations due to be debated this summer. According to the regulations, drafted by the city’s top planner, the number of marijuana businesses would be capped at no more than four at any one time citywide, and they would be confined … [Read more...] about Mayor Mark wanted it sold at CVS. Now Danbury law would allow 4 types of marijuana business including recreational pot, but not on Main Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has voted to approve a pilot program for cannabis cafes and Springfield is one of the communities that has the opportunity to participate if the bill passes Cannabis consumption areas, or cafes, can be found in states like California, Oregon, and Colorado. Pretty soon, Massachussetts could be added to … [Read more...] about Cannabis cafes could soon be coming to Massachusetts, maybe CT will do it some day… They’ll probably let me do it if I put $2 million in escrow.