- Marijuana may impair female fertility
Female eggs exposed to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos, and are significantly less likely to result in a viable pregnancy, according to an animal study.
- Cannabis Scientists Are Chasing the Perfect High
Chemists at some of the biggest legal-weed companies are after an elusive prize: a predictable, reliable product.
- Feds seize 213 lbs. of pot, $200K in cash at home of cold case slay suspects
Federal authorities seized 213 pounds of marijuana and about $200,000 in cash from the Brooklyn home of two suspects charged with the cold-case murder of a cafe owner in 2011, it was revealed in court Tuesday. The suspects, 27-year-old Kevin Taylor and 26-year-old Michael Mazur, shared separate levels of the home on East 3rd Street...
- Friars Club debts, vendors reportedly going unpaid
Members understood the clubhouse has long been closed because of the feds.
- Cuomo: No legal weed for New York in state budget, but reforming bail is
ALBANY — New York lawmakers’ plans to legalize pot have gone up in smoke, Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed Wednesday just hours ahead of the midnight deadline for the state budget. “Not likely! Too much, too little time,” Cuomo told reporters, killing all hope that legislation legalizing recreational marijuana would soon become state law. “We’re not...
- New research sheds light on potentially negative effects of cannabis
Coughing fits, anxiety and paranoia are three of the most common adverse reactions to cannabis, according to a recent study.
- Marijuana sales up 50% in New York City amid coronavirus pandemic, dealer says
The city has gone to pot. Marijuana, that is. Since the coronavirus hit, sales of marijuana have gone through the roof in both the United States and Canada. Between March 16 and 22, sales of recreational cannabis rose by 50 percent across states including California, Colorado and Oregon, while medical marijuana sales jumped 41 percent...
- Legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief
More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to a new study.
- North Macedonia Waits for a Green Light, and a Lucrative High
Vying to become Europe’s “Cannabis Superpower,” marijuana entrepreneurs in the recently rebranded country are waiting for the government to act.
- Cannabis sales hit new highs in US and Canada
Cannabis sales are touching new highs as customers across the US and Canada stockpile weed to prepare for long spells of isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic. Between March 16 and March 22, sales of recreational cannabis across key US markets, including California, Colorado, Oregon and Alaska, were up 50 percent and medical marijuana sales...
- Denver mayor reverses order to close liquor stores, marijuana dispensaries
Hours after Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced liquor stores and recreational marijuana dispensaries would close across the city in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus, his office reversed course, a report said. The mayor sent a tweet at 5 p.m. Denver time saying liquor and marijuana stores in city would be open as...
- Is Marijuana an ‘Essential’ Like Milk or Bread? Some States Say Yes
In most cases, marijuana businesses must, like restaurants, limit themselves to takeout or delivery. Black-market dealers are also busy, but feel little need to abide by official orders.
- Coronavirus Tales: I’m going to deal weed until my restaurant reopens
A bar/restaurant employee who lives and works in Manhattan told The Post he has a unique plan for making ends meet during the pandemic. After my place of employment turned to takeout and delivery, everybody’s hours got cut. My first thought was, “Where is the money?” That was when the weed-selling teenage version of myself...
- LA’s cannabis dispensaries deemed ‘essential’ under emergency coronavirus order
LOS ANGELES — The “safer at home” emergency order just announced by Los Angeles County and the cities within its borders at a Thursday evening news conference requires all indoor malls, shopping centers, playgrounds and nonessential retail businesses to close effective midnight tonight through at least April 19. Allowed to operate — as long as...
- 'The legal stuff is garbage': why Canada's cannabis black market keeps thriving
North America’s biggest companies have seen their market values lose billions, prompting comparisons to dotcom bustCannabis may be legal in Vancouver but visitors looking to score are likely to run into a seemingly counterintuitive suggestion: try the black market.Recreational marijuana was legalised across Canada in October 2018. And yet on Reddit, the specialist forum website used by millions every day, many […]...