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Over One Third of US Voters Know Psychedelics Have Valid Medical Use, Poll Says

Image via Just over a third of American voters recognize the fact that psilocybin mushrooms and other psychedelics have valid medical use, according to a new poll conducted by The Hill and HarrisX. Between May 21st and 23rd, pollsters asked 1,899 registered voters whether they thought that “psychedelic substances such as ‘magic mushrooms’ have medical […]

Cannabis Consumption Lounges Are Coming to the Vegas Strip

Image via Legalizing cannabis in Nevada back in 2017 instantly posed an issue to the state’s tourism industry: While visitors could legally buy weed, but due to regulations limiting consumption to private residences, tourists usually don’t have places to legally get high. This creates issues in major tourist areas, like Vegas, because cops are always […]

NFL Will Award $1 Million to Researchers Studying Medical Cannabis As Opioid Alternative

Image via This summer, the NFL will award $1 million in grants to researchers investigating how medical marijuana can serve as an alternative to addictive opioid medications.  The football league initially began investigating the healing powers of cannabis back in 2019. In partnership with the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), the NFL created two committees to […]

Rolling Stone Magazine Is About to Drop a Line of Weed Vapes and Pre-Rolls

Launching cannabis lines seems to be the du jour survival strategy for media publications, including High Times (are we surprised?), Consequence of Sound, and now Rolling Stone. The iconic music and counterculture magazine has announced a partnership with Curaleaf and plans to sell pre-rolls and THC vapes.  The Rolling Stone by Select “Made for Music” […]

Researchers to Study How Psilocybin Can Help Healthcare Workers Recover From COVID Burnout

Image via The University of Washington is partnering with psychedelic biotech company Cybin to investigate whether magic mushrooms can help treat healthcare workers suffering from COVID-related distress. According to a recent survey published by The Lancet‘s EClinicalMedicine, 49 percent of healthcare workers are currently suffering from professional burnout. Out of over 20,000 respondents, 61 percent […]

British Family Walks 1,000 Miles to Raise Awareness for Medical Cannabis

Image via Three years ago this week, British customs police seized a six-month supply of CBD oil that Charlotte Caldwell imported from Canada to treat her epileptic son, Billy. Deprived of his medicine, the 12-year-old boy began suffering life-threatening seizures, and news of his plight quickly spread like wildfire throughout the UK press. This public […]

Bronx DA Just Dismissed Over 6,000 Weed Cases, Two Months After Legalization

Image via The Bronx just became the third New York City borough to wipe thousands of minor cannabis misdemeanors off the record books, two months after New York state legalized adult-use cannabis. Late last week, Judge George Grasso, chief supervising judge for Bronx Criminal Court, dismissed over 6,000 open marijuana misdemeanor charges at the request […]

Maine Netted More Than $5 Million Worth of Adult-Use Weed Last Month

Image via Last month, Maine’s legal adult-use retailers sold more than $5 million worth of weed for the first time in state history.  Throughout the month of May, the state’s 34 licensed adult-use stores sold nearly $5.4 million worth of legal pot, bringing the state around $536,000 in tax revenue. Retailers made 71,843 total transactions […]