Introduction to Buying Popular Cannabis Genetics

Introduction to Buying Popular Cannabis Genetics

How To Buy Seeds of Popular Cannabis StrainsPart 1, It’s Time to Buy Cannabis Seeds!David DownsJanuary 16, 2019We live at the dawn of a new golden age for the cannabis genome. More folks can grow a pound this year than ever before. Cannabis is legal for adult-use in nine states and medically legal in 33…

Senators Ask FDA to Update Rules on CBD Products

Senators Ask FDA to Update Rules on CBD Products

IndustryPoliticsSenators Ask FDA to Update Rules on CBD ProductsThe Associated PressJanuary 16, 2019(Jacquelyn Martin/AP)SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis. The appeal by Sens. Ron…

New York’s Legalization Plan Would Regulate Cannabis, Hemp, and CBD

New York’s Legalization Plan Would Regulate Cannabis, Hemp, and CBD

PoliticsNew York’s Legalization Plan Would Regulate Cannabis, Hemp, and CBDDavid ColonJanuary 16, 2019Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants a legal-and-regulated cannabis industry that works from the Washington State template. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP; Kai Pilger/Unsplash)New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled details of his cannabis legalization plan on Tuesday afternoon in his State of the State speech, as well as…

The High Life Episode 5: Reena Rampersad, High Society Supper Club

The High Life Episode 5: Reena Rampersad, High Society Supper Club

CanadaPodcastsThe High Life Episode 5: Reena Rampersad, High Society Supper ClubLeafly PodcastsJanuary 16, 2019The High Life features co-hosts Sarah Hanlon and Ian Campeau in a weekly discussion with some of the most fascinating Canadians, all of whom share an affinity for cannabis. Subscribe for free via iTunes or Stitcher. The High Life, Episode 5: Reena Rampersad, High Society Supper…

Ohio’s First Medical Marijuana Sales Finally Kick Off

Ohio’s First Medical Marijuana Sales Finally Kick Off

IndustryPoliticsOhio’s First Medical Marijuana Sales Finally Kick OffLeafly StaffJanuary 15, 2019(AWelshLad/iStock)Ohio’s first medical marijuana sales are set to kick off at 9 a.m. Wednesday, nearly two and a half years after the state’s legalization measure became law and roughly four months after the system was slated to open. In other words, this has been a…

Barr Tells Senate He Won’t ‘Go After’ Cannabis Companies

Barr Tells Senate He Won’t ‘Go After’ Cannabis Companies

PoliticsBarr Tells Senate He Won’t ‘Go After’ Cannabis CompaniesJanet BurnsJanuary 15, 2019Attorney general nominee William Barr: Not quite the cannabis-hater that Jeff Sessions was. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)At his opening Senate confirmation hearing today, former-and-possibly-future attorney general William Barr called the current state-federal standoff on cannabis legalization “untenable,” but stopped short of expressing any intent to…

Letter to Whitmer

Letter to Whitmer

PO BOX 4427 • EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN 48826 WWW.MILEGALIZE.COM INFO@MILEGALIZE.COM January 14, 2019 RE: MEDICAL MARIJUANA SHUTDOWN CRISIS To the Honorable Gretchen Whitmer and the Honorable Dana Nessel: A public health, safety and welfare crisis exists for Michigan’s medical marijuana patients and the businesses that serve them. Until January 1, 2019, approx. 115 medical marijuana…

Cannabis Breeding: How Are New Strains Created?

Cannabis Breeding: How Are New Strains Created?

Cannabis 101GrowingCannabis Breeding: How Are New Strains Created?Pat GogginsJanuary 14, 2019(Nastasic/iStock)While browsing Leafly’s strain database, you may wonder what a cross of this and that strain is, what a hybrid or a backcross is, or what a parent strain is. All of these have to do with plant breeding—essentially, breeding a male and female plant…

South Carolina Lawmakers Try Again on Medical Marijuana

South Carolina Lawmakers Try Again on Medical Marijuana

PoliticsSouth Carolina Lawmakers Try Again on Medical MarijuanaThe Associated PressJanuary 14, 2019(SeanPavonePhoto/iStock) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are once again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana for treatment of critically ill patients in the state, making another go at a debate that has gradually made progress in this deeply red state in recent years.…

A Guide to Buying Cannabis Seeds

A Guide to Buying Cannabis Seeds

GrowingA Guide to Buying Cannabis SeedsPat GogginsJanuary 14, 2019(Sinhyu/iStock)The beginning of the new year is a great time to start planning your cannabis garden and get a head start on the outdoor grow season, which roughly runs from March to November. Navigating the cannabis seed market can be challenging when states have different degrees of legality…

Indoor vs. Greenhouse vs. Outdoor Cannabis: Which Should You Buy?

Indoor vs. Greenhouse vs. Outdoor Cannabis: Which Should You Buy?

Strains & ProductsIndoor vs. Greenhouse vs. Outdoor Cannabis: Which Should You Buy?Dante JordanJanuary 14, 2019(RylandZweifel/iStock)When it comes to which type of cannabis to buy, the common belief is: indoor = that fire, and outdoor = that garbage. But in reality, there’s no such thing as a “best” type of cannabia. Instead, the choice all comes…

‘Things Have Changed’: Rhode Island Gov. Proposes Legalization

‘Things Have Changed’: Rhode Island Gov. Proposes Legalization

Politics‘Things Have Changed’: Rhode Island Gov. Proposes LegalizationBen AdlinJanuary 14, 2019(Michael Dwyer/AP)It was hardly a ringing endorsement, but Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has officially proposed an end to cannabis prohibition in the Ocean State. “I have resisted this for the four years I’ve been governor. Now, however, things have changed.”Gov. Gina Raimondo Raimondo, a…

Canadian Cannabis Producers Face Pushback Over Odour

Canadian Cannabis Producers Face Pushback Over Odour

CanadaIndustryPoliticsCanadian Cannabis Producers Face Pushback Over OdourThe Canadian PressJanuary 14, 2019RylandZweifel/iStockPELHAM, Ont. – David Ireland is frustrated by the “skunk smell” of cannabis that wafts down from two cannabis cultivation facilities roughly five kilometres away and lingers outside his home, even in the winter. “On hot humid days, it’s worse because they have to vent…

Vancouver Dispensaries Won’t Close Without a Fight

Vancouver Dispensaries Won’t Close Without a Fight

CanadaPoliticsVancouver Dispensaries Won’t Close Without a FightJerry LangtonJanuary 14, 2019@weedsgg_ca/InstagramYou’d think that the legalization of cannabis would make it easier for people who use it for medical reasons to acquire what they need. Not so fast, Tiger. In April 2016, there were in excess of 100 medical cannabis dispensaries open for business in Vancouver, now…