What are the Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana?

Most people have heard the words ‘hemp’ and ‘marijuana’ and probably know that they are used to refer to cannabis plants. Many will also know that you can’t get high from smoking hemp.  However, a lot of people may not understand the actual difference between hemp and marijuana. ‘Cannabis’ is the name given to plants … Read more

Residents present concerns about marijuana cultivation in town

The Town Council is expected to vote on the zoning and licensing amendments regarding marijuana on Jan. 22. SCARBOROUGH — Although retail is not being considered for adult-use marijuana in Scarborough, the Town Council is thinking about allowing cultivation and manufacturing licenses for recreational purposes. There is also a proposal to amend the zoning ordinance … Read more

Cannabis Canada: Pot industry added nearly $8B to GDP in August, StatsCan says

Cannabis sales in Canada expected to double next year to $3.16B: analyst  Canaccord Genuity cannabis analyst Matt Bottomley expects revenue in Canada’s legal pot sector to more than double next year despite slower-than-expected growth. Bottomley said in a research note to clients that Canada’s cannabis industry should expect $3.16 billion in revenue in 2020, up from the … Read more

Australia to fund research on medicinal cannabis as demand grows

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia will provide A$3 million ($2.03 million) for research on the use of cannabis to help cancer patients, its health minister said on Sunday, as the demand for medicinal cannabis products grows rapidly. While legal in most of Australia, such products are allowed only to patients on the prescription of a doctor, … Read more

Monthly Marijuana Sales Burn Past Old Record

After a record-breaking month of sales in June, Colorado’s marijuana industry topped itself by a healthy margin in July. According to the state Department of Revenue, medical and recreational pot sales combined for over $166 million in July, up around 9 percent from the previous high note set the month before. Read more on https://www.westword.com