Japan Be Gradually Peeling Off the Cannabis Band-Aid – Cannabis Meds Cool Now, Puff Puff Pass for Fun and Catch 7 Years of Lockup

Japan Be Gradually Peeling Off the Cannabis Band-Aid - Cannabis Meds Cool Now, Puff Puff Pass for Fun and Catch 7 Years of LockupYo, what’s good my people? It’s your boy Dan here, and I’m about to drop some knowledge on y’all about the recent changes in Japan’s cannabis laws. So listen up, this is some important stuff right here.

On December 6, the peeps in the Upper House voted in favor of revising the Cannabis Control Law. What does that mean, you ask? Well, they lifted the ban on pharmaceuticals made from weed plants. But hold up, they also introduced a new criminal offense for using marijuana. Talk about a mixed bag, right?

Before this revision, it was a big no-no to … Read more “Japan Be Gradually Peeling Off the Cannabis Band-Aid – Cannabis Meds Cool Now, Puff Puff Pass for Fun and Catch 7 Years of Lockup”

Hemp-Powered Battery Crew Doin’ Big Moves, Snatchin’ Energizer Homies on the Come Up

Hemp-Powered Battery Crew Doin' Big Moves, Snatchin' Energizer Homies on the Come UpYo, what’s up fam? Listen up, ’cause I got some dope news for y’all. There’s this new battery company called Wisconsin Battery Co. (WinBat) that’s set to make some major moves in Portage, Wisconsin. But here’s the twist, they’re making batteries out of hemp instead of that fancy graphene stuff. Yeah, you heard me right, hemp!

So these guys just copped 17 acres of land in the Portage Industrial Park to build their battery factory. And let me tell you, they ain’t messing around. They got big plans for this joint. According to their press release, they’re all about creating … Read more “Hemp-Powered Battery Crew Doin’ Big Moves, Snatchin’ Energizer Homies on the Come Up”

Ohio Be Straight Wildin’ with the Ganja, So Why This Ohio Republican Be Droppin’ a Bill to Make Weed Legal Everywhere?

Ohio Be Straight Wildin' with the Ganja, So Why This Ohio Republican Be Droppin' a Bill to Make Weed Legal Everywhere?Yo, peep this! Ohio, the state of drama and debate when it comes to that sticky icky, is making waves in the cannabis world. Who would’ve thought? While they’re still trying to figure out how to fully legalize recreational cannabis after the voters gave it the thumbs up, there’s a new development that’s catching national attention.

So check it, Dave Joyce, a Republican in the House, has come through with a federal marijuana legalization bill that actually makes sense! It’s called the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) 2.0 Act, and it aims to legalize interstate cannabis commerce, … Read more “Ohio Be Straight Wildin’ with the Ganja, So Why This Ohio Republican Be Droppin’ a Bill to Make Weed Legal Everywhere?”

Florida Homies Pull Out Medical Weed Grow Movement

Florida Homies Pull Out Medical Weed Grow MovementYo, listen up! So check it, the peeps who were pushing for a citizen’s initiative in Florida to let medical marijuana patients grow their own weed at home have called it quits. They couldn’t gather enough signatures to get the measure on the ballot for the 2024 general election. Bummer, right?

This badass cannabis activist named Moriah Barnhart started this group called Wise and Free back in December 2022. Their mission was to get this medical marijuana home cultivation initiative on the ballot. But it ain’t easy, my friends. Those Republican lawmakers threw in some new restrictions and fees in … Read more “Florida Homies Pull Out Medical Weed Grow Movement”

How Many Homies It Take to Deliver That Dank? A. 4 B. 2 C. 1?

How Many Homies It Take to Deliver That Dank? A. 4 B. 2 C. 1?

Yo, what’s good? This is Dan coming at you with some dope news. Massachusetts regulators just made a game-changing decision for cannabis delivery businesses. They voted 3-1 to give the green light to solo cannabis delivery drivers. That’s right, they’re cutting the two-person team requirement, and it’s about to make a big impact on the industry.

So here’s the deal. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) got together and reached a consensus to revise their marijuana delivery regulations. They realized that the rule requiring two people for every delivery was causing a financial strain on the operators. And let me … Read more “How Many Homies It Take to Deliver That Dank? A. 4 B. 2 C. 1?”

Fed’s Rescheduling Ganja: States Ready to Blaze Up Some Major Shifts

Fed's Rescheduling Ganja: States Ready to Blaze Up Some Major Shifts

Yo, listen up! If the DEA decides to reschedule weed to Schedule III under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), it’s gonna have major implications not only at the federal level, but also for states. You feel me?

So check it, there’s something called “trigger laws” in most states. Basically, if the federal status of marijuana changes, either automatically or through a process, it’s gonna trigger a response from the states. This response could lead to changes in politics, criminal justice, medical marijuana, and more.

Now, here’s how it breaks down. In more than half of the states, a federal scheduling … Read more “Fed’s Rescheduling Ganja: States Ready to Blaze Up Some Major Shifts”

New Year Brings Job Security for Cali Weed Heads

New Year Brings Job Security for Cali Weed Heads

Yo, listen up! If you’re a worker in Cali who’s into that sticky-icky, then I got some good news for you. Starting on January 1, two new laws are gonna give you some solid employment protections. So roll up and check it out.

First off, we got Assembly Bill 2188, also known as AB 2188. This law was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom back in 2022 and it’s gonna change the game for all you cannabis-loving workers out there. Basically, employers won’t be able to fire or discipline you just because you tested positive for cannabis in a urine or … Read more “New Year Brings Job Security for Cali Weed Heads”

Big Alcohol About to Take an L? Weed vs. Booze Closely Tied in the 18-25 Age Group

Big Alcohol About to Take an L? Weed vs. Booze Closely Tied in the 18-25 Age Group

Yo, check it out, fam! I’m ’bout to drop some knowledge on y’all about this sick analysis by TD Cowen’s analyst, Vivien Azer. She be talkin’ ’bout how the cannabis game is straight up beatin’ alcohol when it comes to sales. It’s a whole new level of competition, my peeps!

So, peep this: over the past five years, alcohol sales in states where weed is legal have been laggin’ behind by 100-150 basis points, according to Azer. That’s a big ol’ gap, my dudes! And listen up, ’cause Azer’s research predicts that the cannabis industry is ’bout to blow up … Read more “Big Alcohol About to Take an L? Weed vs. Booze Closely Tied in the 18-25 Age Group”

Despite Everybody and Their Mama Legalizing It, Ain’t as Many Youngins Finding it ‘Mad Simple’ To Score Some Dank

Despite Everybody and Their Mama Legalizing It, Ain't as Many Youngins Finding it 'Mad Simple' To Score Some Dank

Yo, check it. The number of legal cannabis shops has been blowin’ up in North America over the past decade, but that doesn’t mean it’s easier for kids to cop weed, ya feel me?

A fresh survey just dropped, fam, showin’ that youth in Canada ain’t findin’ it any easier to get their hands on the sticky icky even with all these new shops poppin’ up.

The study, published in Archives of Public Health, took a look at how the perception of cannabis access has changed among underage peeps in Canada since legalization and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read more “Despite Everybody and Their Mama Legalizing It, Ain’t as Many Youngins Finding it ‘Mad Simple’ To Score Some Dank”

Peacing Out Booze with a Tasty Gummy

Peacing Out Booze with a Tasty Gummy

Yo, my name is Dan and I’m here to drop some knowledge on you about the holiday season and how taking a break from alcohol with some gummies can make you feel better, ya heard?

Now, during the holidays, people be drinkin’ like crazy. They be poppin’ bottles, tryna chill and escape all that family drama. Alcohol be like the star of the show during this time. But here’s the thing, it ain’t always good for that feel-good vibe we all lookin’ for. Surveys say that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, people be drinkin’ way more than usual. It’s like … Read more “Peacing Out Booze with a Tasty Gummy”