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What the Passage of Canada’s Cannabis Act Means for Marijuana Research

What the Passage of Canada’s Cannabis Act Means for Marijuana Research

Last week Canada’s Cannabis Act passed in the Senate by a vote of 52-29 legalizing adult-use marijuana nationally. The infrastructure for the new legislation should be in place by sometime in September of this year. The bill allows the different Canadian provinces the ability to build upon the foundation the Cannabis Act has created. As […]

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Digipath Labs Awarded Emerald Test Badges for Proficiency in Cannabis Potency and Contaminant Testing

Digipath Labs Awarded Emerald Test Badges for Proficiency in Cannabis Potency and Contaminant Testing

LAS VEGAS, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Digipath, Inc. (DIGP), a service-oriented independent testing laboratory and media firm focused on the developing cannabis market, is pleased to announce that it was awarded Emerald Badges for its performance in the Spring 2018 Emerald Test for proficiency in a variety of cannabis tests, including potency in oil, heavy metals, terpenes, microbial […]

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The Potential Fire Hazard to Las Vegas Marijuana In-Door Grows

The Potential Fire Hazard to Las Vegas Marijuana In-Door Grows

There is an evident fire hazard involved with in-door Las Vegas marijuana cultivators that The National Fire Protection Association made clear at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center last week. The largest message the association sent was that keeping a line of communication open with local fire officials will save lives. “There always needs to be […]

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Not All Cannabis Banking Problems Solved with The STATES Act

Not All Cannabis Banking Problems Solved with The STATES Act

For Las Vegas dispensaries or Las Vegas cannabis testing facilities, along with the rest of Nevada and other states where the cannabis industry is now playing a major roll in their economy, solving the cannabis banking problems are a must. Hopes are high that The STATES Act recently introduced to Congress will be that solution. […]

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Rising Support for The STATES Act Includes Governor Sandoval and Mayor Goodman

Rising Support for The STATES Act Includes Governor Sandoval and Mayor Goodman

There are many bills circulating Congress that would remove cannabis as a Schedule 1 substance from the Controlled Substance Act, but none has gained as much bi-partisan support as the ‘Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act’. The bill was introduced last week by its sponsors, D-Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and R-Colorado Senator […]

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Center for Medical Cannabis Research Studies the Effects of Cannabis on Lower Back Pain

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Center for Medical Cannabis Research Studies the Effects of Cannabis on Lower Back Pain

The Center for Medical Cannabis Research is conducting a study on the effects of cannabis on lower back pain and are looking for people interested in participating. The study is being conducted at the University of California, San Diego. Cannabis advocates have for a long time argued for the pain killing or analgesic properties of […]

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While Las Vegas Dispensaries and Nevada are Beating Cannabis Sales Estimates, California is Not

While Las Vegas Dispensaries and Nevada are Beating Cannabis Sales Estimates, California is Not

California officials estimated that the state would generate $34 million in excise taxes from the sale of adult and medical-use cannabis in the first quarter of the year. Instead a deposit of $33.6 million cam in at the end of April. Las Vegas dispensaries along with the rest of Nevada broke records in March as […]

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Memorial Day Review: Current Status of Medical Marijuana Research for Veterans

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Memorial Day Review: Current Status of Medical Marijuana Research for Veterans

Memorial Day is one of the most meaningful holidays in the United States. A very controversial and prominent point of discussion for veterans on this particular Memorial Day is their access to medical marijuana. It is a challenging and frustrating topic for our military veterans and advocates. Cannabis has shown very promising evidence of its […]

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Nevada is Becoming More Popular for Cannabis Enthusiasts Every Month, Beating All Projections

Nevada is Becoming More Popular for Cannabis Enthusiasts Every Month, Beating All Projections

The numbers are in for March marijuana sales and Nevada must be doing something right because cannabis enthusiasts are buying more than ever. The month of March saw Nevada exceed its biggest month in marijuana, medical marijuana and other associated product sales since the state began commercial sales of adult-use in July of 2017. Las […]

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Henderson Schools Receive $150,000 Aid From Recreational Marijuana Fees

Henderson Schools Receive $150,000 Aid From Recreational Marijuana Fees

The ongoing debate concerning the best use of Las Vegas and Nevada recreational marijuana sales tax revenue and fees continues, but Henderson recently got an influx of capital for its schools. On May 15th the Mayor of Henderson, Debra March, agreed to distribute $1.5 million to its schools and $150,000 of that came from fees […]

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