Medical cannabis user Morgan McCoy explained how her child got her hands on the edible, which had Hawaiian Punch-inspired packaging.
People aged 21 and over can get a free pre-rolled joint if they get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Common negative reactions to THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis, include a racing heart, nausea, vomiting, paranoia and dizziness.
Krispy Kreme and Staples have publicly promised doughnuts and laminated CDC cards, while Samuel Adams and Budweiser are offering to buy beers.
Insider's food reporter went to an NYC weed dinner party and ate three courses of food that got her high and, surprisingly, didn't taste like cannabis.
Taking CBD or eating foods with terpenes can help balance out the psychoactive effects of THC if you feel too high.
Ellen DeGeneres said that shortly before she had to drive Portia de Rossi to the hospital, she drank "weed drinks" and took melatonin.
"Hopefully the next time this unofficial holiday of 4/20 rolls around, our country will have made progress" on marijuana reform, Schumer said Tuesday.
4/20 started with five marijuana-smoking friends in California in 1970s, with a little help from the Grateful Dead.
Uber might start weed deliveries when cannabis is decriminalized, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC. It's still illegal under federal law.
Activists say New York's legal weed bill is "restitution" for BIPOC communities disproportionately targeted by prohibition laws and policing.
Smoking marijuana and possessing up to 3 oz. of cannabis is now legal for New Yorkers over the age of 21, but commercial sales won't start until 2022.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law on Tuesday that will allow New Yorkers to possess three ounces of marijuana or less.
The restaurant's dress code policy, which prohibits hoodies, jerseys, baseball caps, and the scent of marijuana, was called "a thinly veiled attempt at racism."
Gov. Pete Ricketts made the alarming claims as Nebraska's state legislature weighs a bill that would make legal medical marijuana.
The Houseplant website experienced "overwhelming" traffic on launch day. The Seth Rogen-backed brand sells pot and marijuana-related home goods.
People bought more weed, alcohol, and fast food on Tuesday and Wednesday as they watched the results of the 2020 presidential election roll-in. Alcohol orders for on-demand delivery service Drizly soared 75% in Democrat states, and 33% in Republican states. People bought higher-end alcohol like champagne and sparkling wine, one […]
Five states – New Jersey, Mississippi, Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota – voted to legalise marijuana in ballot measures during Tuesday’s election. Arizona, Montana, and New Jersey voted to legalise the recreational possession of marijuana by adults, while Mississippi voted to legalise the medical use of marijuana. South Dakota voted […]
The US House of Representatives will vote on marijuana legalization in a month, Majority Whip James Clyburn confirmed Friday. The MORE Act would remove marijuana from the controlled substances list, erase the criminal records of those with marijuana charges, and reinvest grants in community programs for people impacted by the […]
In 2018, over 600,000 people in the US were charged with possessing marijuana. Despite making up only about 31% of the population, blacks and Latinos accounted for nearly half of all weed arrests, according to the Drug Policy Alliance. The legal cannabis industry is exploding, but overwhelmingly run by white […]
Dusty and Clara Higgins from Colorado personalised their ranch wedding by making it weed-themed, complete with edibles and a cannabis bar. Dusty told Insider: “All the guests really enjoyed it and there was no tension.” The couple have worked in the cannabis industry for 12 years and met when Dusty […]
A study published in 2019 found lower rates of obesity in those who smoke marijuana. However, the authors of the study said that the link did not mean a causal relationship and weed shouldn’t be used as a weight-loss tool. The bottom line is that there’s no evidence that smoking […]
CBD is a new and rapidly growing phenomenon, with sales tripling in the last three years. Manufacturers are unauthorised to make medical claims about the effectiveness of CBD oil. 62% of CBD products tested in the UK didn’t contain the cannabidiol content promised on the label. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
On Wednesday, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act passed a key vote by the House Judiciary Committee. Cannabis company stocks surged Wednesday and extended gains into Thursday on the news. Although the MORE Act’s fate is uncertain, “companies that support the industry are thrilled to see it advance,” […]
The Herbal Chef, aka Chris Sayegh, has made a name for himself as the chef in Los Angeles for cannabis-infused fine dining. Beyond just infusion, Chris has mastered proper cannabis-dosing of his dishes, allowing diners to enjoy their experience without getting too intoxicated. His 10-course events can cost up to […]
Weed stocks fell on Thursday after Hexo, a Canadian cannabis company, withdrew its full-year revenue guidance at an investor event Thursday, citing market uncertainty. Shares of Hexo fell as much as 26% on the news. The stocks of Tilray, Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, and Cronos also slipped. The weed industry […]
In a test of cannabis vape cartridges conducted by NBC News, 15 out of 15 illegal carts contained a fungicide that, when burned, can turn into hydrogen cyanide – a extremely dangerous poison. All the legal vape carts tested were deemed safe. In addition to the fungicide, 13 out of […]
A Miley Cyrus-Walmart collaboration is being reexamined years later, after the singer posted a series of tweets on Thursday. “I lost a massive Walmart deal at 17 for ripping a bong,” Cyrus tweeted. TMZ published a video of Cyrus smoking a bong in 2010, months after Walmart rolled out its […]
The Princeton Review, a college-admissions company, found the schools where marijuana use is most common. In a survey of 140,000 students, most colleges that made the list were located in states where cannabis is legal, like Vermont, California, and Colorado. The No. 1 school for weed smokers is the University […]
Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust Holdings spiked as much as 23% on Friday after ousting its CEO and forcing its president to resign amid an investigation into its unlicensed pot greenrooms. Health Canada found the company non-compliant in early July for growing pot in unapproved rooms hidden behind false walls. CannTrust […]
Shares of Curaleaf – the most valuable marijuana company in the US – fell as much as 15% on Tuesday after the FDA warned the cannabis retailer doesn’t have the necessary approval for four of its CBD products. The agency found that Curaleaf’s “CBD Lotion,” “CBD Pain-Relief Patch,” “CBD Tincture,” […]
A woman in Georgia got a birthday surprise when she got a “marijuana” cake instead of a “Moana” cake. Kensli Taylor Davis, of Milledgeville, Georgia, told INSIDER that she thought the cake was hilarious. When her mother called Dairy Queen to order the cake, the employee misheard “Moana” as “marijuana,” […]
Legal marijuana could eventually be a multi-billion dollar industry for the United States. But right now, the drug actually costs Americans an exorbitant amount of money. Police dedicate $US3.6 billion annually enforcing possession laws and make about 820,000 arrests per year. Defending a marijuana arrest can cost anywhere between $US2,000 […]
Following the death of a 39-year-old New Orleans woman in February, people are wondering whether she overdosed on marijuana. In May, a coroner said that her toxicology report showed traces of THC, the main psychoactive component in marijuana, but no other drugs or alcohol, according to the New Orleans Advocate. […]
Tilray shares traded up as much as 13% Monday after the company announced a deal to extend the lock-up period with its main shareholder. The deal establishes that Privateer Holdings, which owns 77% of Tilray’s shares outstanding, will release shares to the public over a two-year period. When the 180-day […]
Major cannabis companies traded lower Friday during a Food and Drug Administration hearing on CBD products. The cannabis industry has been in a legal haze as the FDA decides how to police products with CBD. Wall Street thinks the $US1 billion CBD industry could grow to $US16 billion depending on […]
Google introduced new rules on Wednesday banning apps from the Play Store that allow users to order marijuana. The updated rules are a blow to popular apps Weedmaps and Eaze, which have one million and 50,000 downloads respectively. Google said the apps won’t be automatically banned, but would have to […]
Tilray, the cannabis producer, reported first-quarter results Tuesday afternoon. Shares jumped 6% in after-hours trading as sales topped expectations, but the company posted a wider-than-expected loss. Watch Tilray trade live. Tilray, the Canadian cannabis producer, reported a first-quarter loss on Tuesday that was wider than analysts forecast, but shares jumped […]
Elon Musk made a joke about 420, a reference to smoking marijuana, on Saturday as part of the reveal of 60 high-tech satellites. The satellites are part of a bold gambit at bringing ultra-high-speed internet to the world. Minor internet coverage will require launching 420 satellites, according to Musk. “That […]
The cannabis producer Cronos Group posted disappointing sales as its loss widened. Shares were down less than 1% early Thursday. Watch Cronos Group trade live. Cronos group reported first-quarter results Thursday morning that missed sales expectations and showed its loss widened from a year ago. The cannabis producer reported sales […]
The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ten US states have legalised recreational marijuana use, and 33 have legalised medicinal use. Read on for eight surprising facts about the marijuana industry. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. The marijuana industry is […]
Twice as many Canadians are trying pot compared to this time last year, according to a report from Canada’s national statistics agency. Canada legalised recreational marijuana in October 2018. A large proportion of these first-time users are aged 45 or older. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A report […]
Aurora Cannabis remains the preferred cannabis stock of millennial investors, according to data provided by the free trading app Robinhood. The company stock was held by over 420,000 accounts, more any other stock on Robinhood’s platform. Watch Aurora Cannabis trade live. Aurora Cannabis has extend its three-month streak as the […]
Aphria plunged as much as 15% Monday after missing on earnings and agreeing to accelerate the expiration of the hostile takeover bid by Green Growth Brands. The company also reported a $US50 million non-cash impairment to its Latin American assets. Watch Aphria trade live. Aphria posted a bigger than expected […]
Oregon is sitting on more than 1 million pounds of unsold cannabis, and that number is growing. This oversupply of cannabis is driving down prices. But because the marijuana cannot be transported over state lines, it has nowhere else to go, possibly jeopardizing the local industry. The Craft Cannabis Alliance […]
The comedians Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are teaming up with the Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth on a new brand of recreational weed. Last month, Martha Stewart joined Canopy Growth as an adviser. Watch Canopy Growth trade live. The comedians Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg have teamed up on […]
Cannabis producer Cronos was up nearly 9% Monday – ahead of its fourth-quarter earnings release due out Tuesday morning. Wall Street analysts expect Cronos’ revenue to have grown by more than 500% over the past year. Watch Cronos trade live. Cronos was up almost 9% Monday, one day ahead of […]
The billionaire Nelson Peltz is joining Aurora Cannabis as a strategic adviser. Peltz is the CEO and a founding partner of Trian Fund Management. He has served as the CEO and chairman of Triarc Companies, which owned Arby’s and Snapple, and has been on several company boards. Aurora Cannabis shares […]
Canopy Growth and Martha Stewart are joining forces to develop CBD products. Canopy shares jumped more than 3% following the news. Earlier this week, analysts at Cowen said they think the CBD market could explode from its current size of $US1 billion to $US16 billion by 2025. Watch Canopy Growth […]
Cannabis producer Canopy Growth reported third-quarter revenue that beat the Wall Street consensus estimate. But its adjusted EBITDA loss was worse than expected. It was the first time the company posted financial results since Canada officially legalised the full use of marijuana in October. Watch Canopy Growth trade live. Shares […]
Cannabis producer Aurora Cannabis beat on the top line. The company said its margins were lower as production costs jumped and prices fell. It reiterated its guidance of achieving positive EBITDA beginning in the second quarter of calendar 2019 (its fiscal Q4). Watch Aurora Cannabis trade live. Cannabis producer Aurora […]
Barneys New York is entering the cannabis industry with the opening of a head shop called The High End in its Beverly Hills store, according to The New York Times. The High End will offer luxe cannabis products, marijuana-inspired jewellery, CBD infused beauty products, and paraphernalia, including a $US1,475 pot […]
Recreational marijuana use is currently legal in 10 states and Washington D.C, while medical marijuana is legal in 33 and Washington D.C. Thirteen US states have decriminalized marijuana but have yet to make the drug legal for recreational use. The decriminalization of marijuana and legalization of it are two very […]
A weed grows in Toledo, Ohio. One family thinks it is an eyesore. So they decorated it like a Christmas tree. Now, the weed is all lit up for the holidays. A weed grows in a Toledo, Ohio, intersection – and no one is there to tend to it. Save […]
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the US. As a result, several people use marijuana to help drift off to sleep. That said, scientists say it’s hard to find out how using weed to sleep actually works as the legal status of the drug is always shifting. Insomnia […]
Aphria tumbled for a second day Tuesday after a short seller alleged Monday that the company’s Latin American acquisition is “largely worthless” and benefitted insiders. Shares fell more than 23% on Monday, following the report. Aphria Monday said the allegation was”a malicious and self-serving attempt” to manipulate Aphria’s stock price […]
The marijuana producer Aphria is crashing after Hindenburg Research said its business was full of overvalued buyouts and fraudulent financial reporting. The research firm alleges that Aphria insiders used funds from dilutive share issuance to complete unfair acquisitions and diverted millions of dollars through the transactions. Aphria moved to the […]
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told reporters that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s smoking weed on a livestreamed podcast in September “was not appropriate behaviour,” according to The Atlantic. Bridenstine said he had “a number of conversations” with Musk about the incident, adding, “You won’t be seeing that again.” Bridenstine confirmed he […]
NASA will launch a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing, two companies it has contracted to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, The Washington Post reported. Three officials familiar with the review told The Post it was prompted by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s behaviour on the “Joe Rogan Experience” […]
Although it is still greatly stigmatised, medical marijuana is increasing in popularity across the United States. Today, 33 states and Washington DC have laws legalizing medical marijuana. Proponents of medical marijuana see it as an alternative to many of the addictive opioids prescribed today. “If people read the literature, they […]
Bella Thorne recently discussed her drug usage in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. She said when there’s visible acne on her skin, tabloids suggest that it’s because of “serious drugs.” “So are you telling every kid with cystic acne that they must be a heroin addict?” she said. […]
A number of celebrities have been outspoken about their marijuana, or weed, usage. Stars like Lady Gaga and Pete Davidson have said they smoke weed for its health benefits. Some celebrities, like Willie Nelson, and Wiz Khalifa, have gotten into the marijuana business by starting their own brands and strains […]
Travellers are now allowed to pack marijuana along with their other travel essentials when flying out of Los Angeles International Airport. A statement published on LAX’s website says: “In accordance with Proposition 64, the Los Angeles Airport Police Department will allow passengers to travel through LAX with up to 28.5 […]
The Canadian cannabis producer Tilray has surged more than 800% since its initial public offering in July. Citron Research says the gains are “beyond comprehension.” The firm says it’s short the stock. Watch Tilray trade in real time here. The notorious short-selling firm Citron Research has doubled down on its […]
TilrayCEO Brendan Kennedy appeared on CNBC’s “Mad Money” on Tuesday evening. He told Jim Cramer that alcohol and drug companies should be looking at the cannabis space and that Canada was just the tip of the iceberg when it came to full legalization of the drug. Tilray shares touched a […]
Elon Musk took a drag of a spliff – weed mixed with tobacco – during a live interview with the former UFC commentator Joe Rogan on Thursday. Rogan lit up first and then offered the spliff to Musk. Marijuana is legal for medical and recreational use in California, where the […]
CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it’s part of the cannabis plant from which we also get marijuana. However, this component isn’t intoxicating like THC and it’s believed to have therapeutic properties. We spoke with Martin A. Lee, author of “Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and […]
Canada recently became the second country – and the first Group of Seven country – to legalise marijuana for adults. As cultural attitudes change, governments around the world are looking to update their policies on drugs more generally. Uruguay, a small nation of around 3 million people in South America, […]
Elon Musk recently tweeted that he wanted to take Tesla private at a price of $US420 per share – which many thought was a reference to weed. 420 is widely recognised as a coded reference to marijuana. But in an interview with the New York Times Musk said he is […]
Jonas Duclos has devoted the last two decades to cannabis products. With two business partners, he set up CBD420, a website that legally sells products containing THC and CBD – molecules found in cannabis. Testimonials from customers say his products have helped a range of conditions from epilepsy to Parkinson’s, […]
Canada became the second country to legalise marijuana on Tuesday evening. Canada’s legal marijuana market will be a $US6.5 billion industry by 2020, according to a new report from CIBC, one of the country’s largest banks. For comparison, that’s far more than Canadians spent on liquor in 2017. Canada became […]
An Indiana State Trooper on Monday pulled over an SUV loaded with over 78 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of about $US250,000. “Somebody’s 4/20 is canceled,” the police tweeted. Medicinal and recreational pot aren’t legal in Indiana. Indiana State police said Monday that a trooper pulled over […]
The cannabis industry doesn’t have widespread access to banks, and conducting business with only cash has its risks. Many dispensary owners are excited about using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to solve this problem, but it’s not a miracle solution for a number of reasons. That hasn’t stopped cryptocurrencies from trying to […]
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