Doug Fine
Marijuana Business

Hemp Expert Doug Fine On Vermont Hemp Farm

Every other Wednesday on The Russ Belville Show, we speak with the author of “Hemp Bound” and “Too High to Fail”, Doug Fine, for our Hempday Humpday Update. This week, Doug has returned from an industrial hemp farm in Vermont to tell us all about the progress in the Northeast.

Russ Belville
Marijuana Business

“Radical” Russ Belville Is Now On

Good day, tokers and tokettes and non-toking lovers of liberty! My name is “Radical” Russ Belville and I am the CDO (Chief Debunking Officer) of the new Me and Johnny Green and the rest of the crew here at WeedNews are excited to bring you the latest in marijuana […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Marijuana Tax Exceeds Forecasts; UFC Vape Pen; Memphis Decrim

PORTLAND, Oregon – Tax revenue from legalized marijuana in Oregon has blown away initial two-year forecasts in just the first seven months of sales. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission had originally projected that the state would garner $18.4 million in tax revenue in 2016 and 2017 combined. Portland’s KGW reports […]

ohio marijuana
Marijuana Legalization

Ohio NORML Continues Fight At The Local Level

By Kevin Mahmalji, NORML Outreach Coordinator Statewide marijuana legalization efforts in Ohio have proven to be more difficult than many expected. After Ohio voters overwhelming rejected Issue 3 – a well-funded ballot initiative, that would have legalized the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and […]

Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana A Viable Strategy To Address The Opioid Crisis

By Melissa Wilcox Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) released the Medical Cannabis Access for Pain Treatment: A Viable Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis report to educate legislators and health practitioners on the benefits of medical cannabis as a treatment option for the millions of patients suffering from chronic […]

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Marijuana Science

Marijuana Seizures Decline In 2015 According To Federal Statistics

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) fell in 2015, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. According to the DEA’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, agents eradicated 4.25 million marijuana plants nationwide in […]