Scientists develop quick test for marijuana use

Researchers may be one step closer to developing the equivalent of a Breathalyzer for detecting marijuana use. In an early study, scientists found that their rapid test was able to reliably detect THC in people’s saliva in under 5 minutes. THC, short for tetrahydrocannabinol, is the active ingredient in marijuana. …

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Hawthorne Social Justice Panel Addresses Need for Reform

LAS VEGAS – The Hawthorne Gardening Company hosted a panel discussion about social justice reform during which participants explained challenges and offered potential solutions. The event took place during MJBizCon 2021. In February, Hawthorne launched The Hawthorne Social Justice Fund with an initial investment of $2.5 million. Operating under the …

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Search Warrant Served At Illegal Marijuana Dispensary in San Diego

Arrests made at Illegal Marijuana Dispensary On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at approximately 10:00 a.m., deputies from the Sheriff’s Lakeside Substation Crime Suppression Team and detectives from the Sheriff’s Lakeside Substation, with the assistance of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET), the Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail, …

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Luxembourg first in Europe to legalise growing and using cannabis

Relaxation is part of government rethink designed to keep users away from illegal market. Adults in Luxembourg will be permitted to grow up to four cannabis plants in their homes or gardens under laws that will make it the first country in Europe to legalise production and consumption of the drug. The …

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Green Rush Rushes to Vegas: MJBizCon 2021 Draws Thousands

LAS VEGAS – MJBizCon returned to the Las Vegas Convention Center October 20 to celebrate ten years of bringing the cannabis industry together. The event was the first in since 2019, thanks to pandemic-related shutdowns. Over the past 22 months, nearly a dozen states have legalized, retail sales across the country …

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Gallery: Hanu Labs’ Petra Debut Party at MJBizCon 2021

Hanu Petra Debut at MJBizCon 2021 1 of 5 Photo: Mike Rosati MJbizCon 2021 Hanu Petra party 1 Photo: Mike Rosati MJbizCon Hanu Petra party 4 Photo: Mike Rosati MJbizCon 2021 Hanu Petra party 3 Photo: Mike Rosati MJbizCon Hanu Petra party 5 Photo: Mike Rosati MJbizCon 2021 Hanu Petra …

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Malawi Gold – The Gold Standard Strain for Sativa Lovers?

This strain has an intense therapeutic quality. Its rarity prevents it’s from being as mainstream as it ought to be. Malawi gold is a classic Sativa strain which when used can provide relief from stress, depression, and chronic fatigue. Medical personnel prescribes Malawi gold strains for patients suffering from pains …

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Can Cannabis Keep Your Brain Young?

In 2021, we know this is not true considering that almost half of all US adults have tried cannabis at one point in time. While this harmful stereotype was used to deter people from smoking under the assumption that “cannabis negatively impacts the brain” – science is shedding new light …

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