Month: December 2020

Cannabis advertising platform Weedmaps to go public

Reposted from Marijuana Business Daily Published December 10, 2020 | By John Schroyer Weedmaps, the oft-controversial but ever-successful cannabis advertising giant, is going public through a deal that values the company produced through the transaction at a whopping $1.5 billion. According to a news release, the website’s owners, WM Holding Co., will merge with blank-check …

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Best gifts for the cannabis enthusiast this Christmas

Reposted from the Los Angeles Times By Adam TschornOct. 30, 20208 AM With cannabis consumption legal — either medically or recreationally — in 33 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and five more states voting on marijuana legalization measures in November, there’s a good chance your holiday nice list will include a cannathusiast or two. …

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CBD for your holiday baking

Reposted from 420 Intel 2020 has been particularly baked. Instagram feeds have been overloaded with photos of breads, cookies, pies and other comfort foods—even more than usual—in our attempts to manage Covid-related stress and stay occupied while trying out a new recipe. Let’s call it what it is—anxiety baking.   Now it’s that time of year when we …

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World Health Organization (WHO) accepts recommendation to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule IV

Reposted from Marijuana Business Daily The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on Wednesday accepted a World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. The historic vote in Vienna could have far-reaching implications for the global medical cannabis industry, ranging …

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Cannabis Tourism in Amsterdam

Reposted from 420Intel.ca Amsterdam is known the world over for their famous coffeeshops, easy access to weed, and safe consumption spaces. But what is the history behind Amsterdam’s storied cannabis establishments and its seemingly permissive and lenient laws, especially given that, even in Amsterdam, cannabis remains illegal? Let’s take a look behind the scenes.  First …

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