UK missing out on cannabis industry ‘green rush’ worth billions because of outdated policies, say experts

European cannabis industry could be worth €56bn but Britain is missing out as other countries such as Germany move to legalise The UK is missing out on a cannabis “green rush” worth billions of pounds because of nonsensical prohibition policies that criminalise a legitimate medical industry, hurting thousands of patients... more →
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Canadian Researchers Are Using Government Grants to Make Weed-Infused Beer

With legalization looming, Province Brands is using university research and government grants to try and suss out the perfect formula for a non-alcoholic beer that will still get you stoned. If all goes as planned, we’ll be drinking green beer by next St. Patrick’s Day without the aid of any extracurricular food coloring. As... more →
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Are Cannabis Clubs the Future of Weed?

Now that legal marijuana has established itself in multiple states, it’s on to the next battle for pot enthusiasts: getting somewhere to legally smoke it. All state laws specify that marijuana is only to be consumed in the privacy of your own home (tough luck if you’re a renter), and that’s incredibly inconvenient for both... more →
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FBI Raids California Mayor’s Home For Involvement in Legal Marijuana Industry

In a still-murky scenario of rare federal enforcement against municipal corruption, FBI agents last week raided the home of the mayor of Adelanto in Southern California’s San Bernardino county. In the same operation, a local cannabis dispensary was also searched. Economically troubled Adelanto has aggressively sought investment... more →
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Entrepreneurs: How London’s healthy eaters are helping cannabis venture Love Hemp

Few business ventures are refused a bank account, see their founders blocked from travelling to the US and are served a cease and desist notice. But then laddish entrepreneurs Thomas Rowland and Tony Calamita are not dealing with any old product, but cannabis. Specifically, they’re selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD),... more →
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The Best Drug Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

Everything you need to know about drugs, in one place. Drugs, drugs, drugs. Across the world, drugs support entire economies, such as Big Pharma in America or the cocaine industry in several South American countries. Some drugs have less negative effects than others. For instance, everyone knows that it’s impossible to overdose... more →
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