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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.

Mississippi Voters Will Decide Whether To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Mississippi became the latest state this week to add a medical marijuana question to its 2020 ballot. Voters there will have the opportunity to decide on Ballot Initiative 65, which, if approved,...

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,...

This company filed the first cannabis DNA patent—and nobody knows who they are

The world first learned about Biotech Institute LLC two years ago in an explosive GQ feature by Amanda Chicago Lewis called “The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery.” In the story’s opening scene, Lewis...

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....

5 Questions About Traveling With Marijuana Answered

No matter where you’re going and how you’re getting there, traveling with marijuana is a challenge. If you’re a marijuana consumer, going on trips usually always prompts the question: Where am...

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...

25 Infamous Pot Busts

1. Robert Mitchum One of the first celebrity victims of the war on marijuana, Mitchum was arrested for pot in a Laurel Canyon stakeout in 1948. The actor served a 60-day jail sentence. This...

Cannabis Strain Names Inspire Animated Series “Nug Nation”

What’s in a name? If we’re talking about cannabis strain names, the answer is a lot of inspiration. At least that’s the way that Mikey Peterson of Denver, the creator of the animated...

What Are Terpenes?

Terpenes ˈtər-ˌpēns | Noun Terpenes Definition: Organic compounds that provide aroma and flavor in cannabis and a variety of other organisms, including plants. Terpenes are responsible for the aroma and flavors of cannabis, and influence its...

Lebanon’s Parliament Preparing To Vote On Legalizing Cannabis

Lebanon is on the cusp of entering the marijuana marketplace. The country’s parliament is nearing a vote on whether to legalize cannabis for both medicinal and industrial purposes, a move that Al Jazeera...

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How Enough Floating Plastic Could Change the Sea

Some damage caused by plastic waste is dramatic and well known: every year, plastic is an accomplice in the deaths of millions of marine birds,...

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