iPayTotal Lauches Exclusive CBD Processing Solution

iPayTotal launches an  exclusive industry-leading CBD processing solution, available to merchants who sell any form of cannabidiols (CBD). Any type of CBD merchant is welcome to apply for this payment processing service and can begin payment processing within one week. We help CBD  shops find the credit card processing solution that best meets their business needs.  Merchant account solutions for CBD …

Study Finds Correlation of Daily High Potency Cannabis Use and Mental Illness

What patterns of cannabis use are the most likely to increase someone’s chances of developing psychosis? That’s the question a team of U.K. researchers set out to answer using data from 901 first-episode psychosis patients across Europe and Brazil. The results of their analysis, published Tuesday in The Lancet, describe a clear correlation between daily, high-potency cannabis consumption and psychotic episodes. Yet lead …

Colorado governor: Federal crackdown would be ‘existential threat’ to marijuana industry

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis called the possibility of a federal crackdown on legalized marijuana an “existential threat” to the cannabis industry in his state. In an interview at POLITICO’s State Solutions Conference on Friday, Polis said there are no indications that the federal government plans to ramp up prosecution efforts against Colorado’s legal marijuana industry. If there were, the Democratic …

Patients Educating Doctors: Talking to Your Physician About Using Cannabis

California was the first state to allow cannabis use as medicine in 1996, but for years the common belief was it was all smoke and mirrors—an excuse to get high. Without acceptance from the U.S. Government that cannabis really is medicinal, there are no Department of Health Services pamphlets on cannabis as remedy in doctors’ office waiting rooms; with mainstream …

Can Weed Cause Paranoia?

One of the interesting and sometimes strange things about marijuana is that in some cases it helps people feel less stressed, anxious, and worried, and in other cases it seems to make people feel ultra stressed out to the point of extreme paranoia. It’s actually pretty common to experience both ends of this spectrum. And as anyone who’s experienced the …

Forget penny stocks! Here’s the legal cannabis stock you’re looking for

Michigan, Oklahoma, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin and Utah all had cannabis initiatives appearing on local and state-wide ballots in the midterm elections. Why do I think this is so important to know about? Frankly, I don’t care about cannabis itself… but I sure do care about massive opportunities for forward-thinking investors… which is EXACTLY what I see here. Here’s …

LEGALIZATION Home » Marijuana News The ‘420 Bill’ to Federally Legalize Marijuana Has Officially Been Introduced

A federal bill that would legalize cannabis and regulate it like alcohol was introduced in the Senate on Friday by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon. The bill, the Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act, has been designated as S. 420 by Wyden and is a companion measure to H.R. 420, which was introduced in the House of Representatives by fellow Oregon Democrat Rep. Earl …

In bid to blunt black market, California eyes marijuana tax cuts

Steve D’Angelo was prescient. As the era of legal recreational marijuana sales in California began just over a year ago, the East Bay medical marijuana maven expressed concerns that taxes on the newly legal industry were too high. “It’s going to mean that a significant number of people, less affluent consumers, are going to turn to the lower prices of …

Why Leaflit Wants to Change the Way We View Growing Cannabis at Home

If you have decided to take control and grow your own marijuana, you might think to look outside and find an inconspicuous spot that won’t attract attention. Even if you live far from lurking eyes, for a variety of reasons, not everyone can grow outdoors year-round or even at all.  Whether it’s the location of your property in relation to …

New Harvard Study Suggests Smoking Weed is Associated with Higher Sperm Count

If you’re a testicle-having person who smokes weed, you’ve probably heard that you’re harming your reproductive health. You’ve probably heard that smoking weed lowers your sperm count or reduces the quality or DNA integrity of your sperm. If you’re not trying to have a kid, maybe that sounds just fine. But a new study by Harvard medical researchers, published today …