April is a great month for cannabis. People are in better moods both in and out of the industry. Unless you sell beer, this week is a chillaxin time.
Enjoy the news for the week of 4/20/18.
by Steve Hager, Cannabis Now
April 20th is a legendary day for potheads, as is 4:20 in the AM or PM. However, are you familiar with why? There are a lot of stories around it, and Cannabis Now offers their version of the events. It’s a great part of marijuana lore that’s worth reading.
by Chloe Harper Gold, High Times
High Times has Cannabis Cups around the world, but the most special one is the 4/20 Cannabis Cup. It was previously in Denver, but Seattle and Denver zoning laws aren’t as good as what SoCal can provide. Now the biggest cannabis event of the year is held in beautiful Southern California. Check it out if you’ve never been.
by J Phillip, Marijuana Stocks
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced a bill to remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. This move signals a possible rescheduling and decriminalization of cannabis and its products. Cannabis lobbyist groups like NORML are anxiously pushing the agenda forward, although there’s still a long road to go.
by James Trew, Engadget
Portable vaporizers represent the new way to consume cannabis and the cannabis-specific vape industry is advancing leaps and bounds above the tobacco vape industry. High end electronics with smart apps and sensors are becoming the norm in the vape industry. But are these devices worth the price? I personally love them, but find out for yourself.
by Brett Williams, Men’s Health
CBD and THC aren’t just good for veging on the couch. They’re great for wilderness hikes and other physical activities. There are also specialized formulas to help recover after a hangover or workout. Learn more about how to heal with cannabis instead of just trying to get high.
by Kristen V. Brown, Gizmodo
The FDA took positive steps toward national cannabis legalization by approving a cannabidiol medication in the treatment of epilepsy. The move is groundbreaking for those seeking full federal deregulation. Over half the U.S. states have legalized cannabis in one form or another, and it’s only a matter of time before the federal government follows suit.
by Kellie Ell, CNBC
According to analysts, the cannabis industry will be worth $75 billion by 2030. Cannabis stocks are rising while beermakers struggle to maintain market share. The Bud Light “Dilly Dilly” campaign only seems to have gathered a larger crowd to watch the crash as beer companies continue to fall short of the cannabis industry’s growth.