Miami International Airport is actively enhancing its services, with a notable initiative being the proposal to establish a CBD retail outlet. The Miami Herald reports that the airport has published plans for a "Cannabis Retail Shop," which would sell products made from hemp, especially those high in CBD. The USDA Improvement Act of 2018, which was signed into law by President Trump, legalized hemp and its derivatives on a federal level, provided that the psychoactive ingredient, delta 9 THC, was… Read more.
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For some, we live in a world where blazing it as soon as the clock strikes 4:20 is a means of mental and spiritual healing – a puff of green that transports you into a state of tranquillity. But for others, cannabis use isn’t just about the 4/20 caricature or a personality trait that your on-again, off-again fling parades instead of going to therapy. There’s a lot more intention to it. Over the years, more and more practitioners have turned to medical cannabis to… Read more.
California Attorney General Rob Bonta said on Tuesday that opening up interstate cannabis commerce for the state’s cannabis industry would carry too much risk of federal enforcement. Gov. Gavin Newsome (D) last year signed into law a proposal giving licensed cannabis companies the right to export their products into other state-legal markets. However, the law would only apply if there was some assurance that there would be no legal interference from the federal government, which still prohibits cannabis as a… Read more.
The attorney general of California has determined that the state could put itself and its employees at “significant legal risk” of federal enforcement action if it were to authorize interstate marijuana commerce. In a legal opinion sent to state cannabis regulators on Tuesday, Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) said his office understands there are complex legal considerations—and that there are “strong arguments” state officials could make to contest liability if they were federally prosecuted—but that he cannot disregard the potential… Read more.
Passenger cruise lines like Carnival and Royal Caribbean have policies against marijuana, noting that the substance is illegal in many ports it sails to and that they’re following federal law. But as more people return to the ships, and as more of them come from states where the drug is legal, operators are reportedly taking more extreme measures to detect cannabis and cracking down on people who attempt to use it—including those who simply pack CBD products, which are legal… Read more.
Discover why they call New Mexico “The Land of Enchantment” with these activities that are geared more for smoker-friendly tourists seeking a magical adventure. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in New Mexico in 2021. Even though adult-use cannabis is legal in New Mexico, there are still laws in place regulating cannabis from seed to consumption. Speaking of cannabis, the High Times Cannabis Cup New Mexico: People’s Choice Edition 2023 is scheduled to take place Dec. 9 at the Rio… Read more.
It’s hard to imagine now, but legal cannabis only became a thing in the US in 2012, when Colorado blazed the trail to more enlightened legislation. Before that, if you wanted to legally smoke cannabis without a medical card, you were probably eyeballing a trip to Amsterdam. What a difference a decade makes! Today, 24 states have legalized recreational toking, with more hot on their heels. We now live in the golden age of the weed vacation. The right to smoke up freely has… Read more.
They say when Google enters your industry it is time to sell and move on, but has that time finally come for internet website giants like Weedmaps and Leafly? With Google Maps now listing dispensaries and reviews, and lowering both Weedmaps and Leafly's organic search traffic, the end may be near for these historic giants in the cannabis industry. The landscape of online cannabis advertising witnessed notable challenges in the third quarter of 2023 as industry leaders Weedmaps and Leafly grappled with financial… Read more.
Since Airbnb was founded 15 years ago to provide property owners with a way to rent out their homes, numerous similar platforms have been born. Some lodging platforms take marijuana-friendly listings, while a small number of cannabis-specific platforms also have appeared, such as California-based Bud and Breakfast, which has about 3,000 listings, and Ontario, Canada-based HiBnb, which boasts about 300 listings. “With the way that the cannabis industry is going and the price of flower plummeting … this is like… Read more.
Federal prosecutors have uncovered an extensive operation involving a group of United Airlines employees who have allegedly been engaged in the theft of marijuana from checked luggage at San Francisco International Airport for several years. The San Francisco Standard reports that the Justice Department charged two baggage handlers, Joel Lamont Dunn and Adrian Webb, with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance as part of this illicit scheme. According to court documents, Dunn and Webb orchestrated the involvement of at least three other… Read more.