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Thailand Lawmakers Propose Allowing Six Cannabis Plants Per Household

Lawmakers in Thailand are proposing a major change to the country’s marijuana law, and one that’s a significant step in the right direction. As reported by Reuters, Thailand’s Bhumjaithai Party – part of the ruling coalition – has officially proposed legislation that would allow for up to six cannabis plants to be grown legally per …

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A Brief History of Home Cannabis Extraction in the Modern Era

Science suggests that humans have been using psychoactive strains of cannabis for at least 2,500 years –  if not longer –  and for nearly as long, humans have experimented with ways to extract its compounds into a wide range of formulations. The earliest cannabis extractions can be traced back to the 10th Century in the …

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Paraguay To Begin Marijuana Production For Research And Medical Purposes

Paraguay will begin accepting applications for the domestic production of cannabis for medical and research purposes next month, according to an announcement made last week by the country’s health minister. Julio Mazzolini, the minister of public health and social welfare, said in a press conference in Asunción on Thursday that a resolution to establish the …

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Throwing a Party in LA? These Are the Best Private Chefs in Town.

Four chefs who cater to a host of dietary restrictions … and one who’ll, ahem, elevate things. The Jewish High Holy Days are nigh, and that’s just the beginning of causes for celebration between now and the end of 2019. And while entertaining friends can be a lot of fun, in these times of heightened …

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Cannabis Canada: Health Canada Suspends Second Pot Firm From Growing, Selling Legal Cannabis

B.C.-based pot firm Evergreen Medicinal has licence suspended by Health Canada British Columbia-based cannabis producer Evergreen Medicinal Supply had its licence to grow and sell legal marijuana in Canada suspended by Health Canada. The company’s suspension is the second time a Canadian producer had its licence withdrawn by federal regulators following Bonify’s suspension earlier this …

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Wants To Ban Flavored E-Cigs By Emergency Order

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has jumped in with other politicians to demand a quickly-enacted ban on flavored tobacco vaping products. His Sunday announcement came in the midst of a little-understood string of vaping-related deaths by severe lung disease, despite the fact that some of the dead were known to have smoked cannabis products. It …

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FDA Warns Juul Against Claiming Its Vape Products Are Safer Than Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration admonished the electric cigarette company Juul Labs last week for claims that its products are safer than conventional cigarettes.  In a letter dated September 9, the FDA warned the company over its assertions that the Juul is “much safer than cigarettes,” and that the “FDA would approve it any …

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Counterfeit Cannabis Vaporizers Reportedly Flooding California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California’s cannabis market. Bootleggers eager to profit off unsuspecting consumers are mimicking popular, legal vape …

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California Pledges $20 Million to Public Awareness Campaign Against Vaping

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the actions Monday as part of an executive order. Many …

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Weedmaps Details Plans to Remove Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses from Its Platform

Online cannabis platform Weedmaps announced last Wednesday new details of its plan to remove listings and advertising for unlicensed websites from its services. Weedmaps announced last month that it would work to remove listings for unlicensed cannabis businesses in California, responding to criticism that including them was contributing to the state’s illicit market marijuana sales. …

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