Bees love weed rather than other flowers, study finds

Thu, 17/Dec/20

There are two consequent studies in US, not quite sure if they were independent or if it was not important, however, Cornell University and another Colorado study have recently discovered that bees are strongly attracted to hemp crops rather than to any other flowers.

Bees are potheads now, it’s a good news anyway — full message here

 

Prof Raphael Mechoulam gets the Harvey prize in Chemical Engineering

Fri, 11/Dec/20

A prestigious scientific award — Harvey prize in Chemical Engineering and Medical Sciences — went to Professor Raphael Mechoulam from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the discoverer of THC in cannabis plant, also the one who first synthesized it and made a ton of other research in the field of both medical and recreational marijuana. The whole planet agrees on that Dr Mechoulam is the founding grand-pa of the whole modern cannabis science.

 

NBA suspends marijuana test for 2020-2021 season

Sat, 05/Dec/20

NBA officials have announced recently about the discontinuation of random marijuana tests for 2020-2021 season, instead to “focus our random testing program on performance-enhancing products and drugs of abuse,” — NBA spokesperson Mike Bass said, discover the full message here

 

This Friday US House votes to end the federal prohibition

Fri, 04/Dec/20

The United States House of Representatives has voted this day on Friday to end the federal prohibition of marijuana and remove it from the schedules of the controlled substances act. The bill (also known as MORE — Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act) has scored 228-164 in votes in the House, and it needs however now to pass Senate. — Full story at NORML

 

Europe sets THC limits in hemp equal to USA

Tue, 01/Dec/20

Europe aligns its requirements for the THC in industrial hemp. Instead of previous 0,2% it is now 0,3% which is equal to the USA hemp standards. This is big for the international trade, yet critics are still in doubt why not set it up as high as 1% already. Read full article here at Forbes

 

The World’s Largest Legal Cannabis Market, Forbes says

Sun, 29/Nov/20

As reported before, Mexico demonstrates the strongest intentions to legalize weed the soonest allowing for adults to possess and purchase 1 oz (28 grams) and by that becoming the third country after Uruguay and Canada where marijuana is totally liberated, de juro.

“The United States will soon be sandwiched between two nations with federally legalized marijuana,” — Forbes says, read full article