CVS Ignores DEA, Says It’s Already Selling CBD Products

The US Drug Enforcement Administration may still consider CBD an illegal, Schedule I drug, but the national drugstore chain CVS apparently disagrees. America’s largest drugstore retailer confirmed earlier this week that it’s selling CBD products in at least eight states and will soon carry CBD products from Curaleaf. Those states include Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois,…

A California-Based Company Has Released Chewable Cannabis

A new cannabis company, Cannadips, is selling a line of chewable cannabis pouches modeled after old fashioned chewing tobacco, or snus. Composed of monk fruit, essential oils, and a dry cannabis tincture enclosed in a small coconut fiber pouch, the cannabinoids absorb through the mouth’s lining and directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the liver altogether,…

‘Bring the Fun Back to Cannabis’: Pot-Themed Smiths Falls Golf Course...

The owner of a Smiths Falls golf course set to relaunch as a marijuana-themed course this spring says his business hopes to “bring the fun back to cannabis,” while also cementing the town as a major destination in the cannabis tourism industry. Gordon Weiske purchased the Lombard Glen Golf and Country Club a few months…

Creator of Jelly Belly Releases Cannabis-Infused Jelly Beans

Each bean is infused with 10 milligrams of cannabidiol. Jelly bean aficionados will now be able to experience something stronger than a sugar rush. The creator of one of the most recognized brands of jelly beans has debuted a line of cannabis-infused sweets for candy lovers to enjoy. Last month, "Candyman" David Klein, responsible for…

Federal Cannabis Industry Banking Reform Bill Gets a Hearing Next Week

In the first in what are anticipated to be multiple Congressional hearings to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled to convene a markup on The Safe Banking Act, HR 1595. Thousands of state-licensed and regulated businesses lack access to the banking industry and are unable to accept…

Pennsylvania Town Decriminalizes Marijuana, Sees Future in Legal Marijuana

Civic leaders in the borough of Steelton, Pennsylvania unanimously passed an ordinance to decriminalize possession of small quantities of marijuana on Tuesday evening. At a special meeting called to considerer the proposal, members of the borough council voted 5-0 to remove criminal penalties for first-time offenders possessing less than 30 grams of cannabis. Simple possession…