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Q & A with Steven Hager, former Editor of High Times

Written by Justin DeLuca Steven Hager has been at the forefront of Pot Culture for decades. As the former editor of High Times Magazine, author of a number of books, musician, filmmaker and all around counterculture and cannabis rights activist, he has played an invaluable role in marijuana’s...

Cannabis & Complications from COVID-19

Written by Sherry Verostko-Slazak, ANP-BC and Marlene Rogers, FNP-BC of Advanced Integrative Care Even before recreational marijuana was legalized in New York State, the use of marijuana as a medical treatment has been recognized as an effective option amongst the alternative, holistic, and integra...

Illinois & Social Equity in Cannabis

A key principle of Illinois’ efforts to legalize recreational cannabis was to use the opportunity to help correct harms caused by the war on drugs. One of the ways the state sought to do this was by giving those from disadvantaged communities preference for dispensary licenses. Illinois promis...

$2 Million worth of Illicit Cannabis Seized at Lewiston-Queenston Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 1,000 lbs. of illicit cannabis at the Lewiston-Queenston bridge on Monday. A large shipment of cannabis was discovered in a commercial vehicle entering the U.S. via the Lewiston-Queenston bridge. The vehicle was sent for a non-intrusive e...

Cannabis Wins Big with Voters on 2020 Ballot – Regulators Crack Down on CBD

This article was written by Patrick J Hines and was first seen in print as part of our legislative update column. Since the last Cannabuff issue, developments in cannabis reform have come fast and furious.  Cannabis legalization was approved by voters in every ballot where it appeared, Governo...

Could Cannabis have a Role in the Fight against COVID-19?

A recent study suggests that cannabis strains high in cannabidiol (CBD) may reduce the expression of a key protein that the SARS-CoV2 virus, which causes COVID-19, uses to enter our cells.  Researchers from the University of Lethbridge, a public college in Alberta Canada, have developed more t...

Cuomo, COVID-19, and Cannabis Legalization

As part of the Governor’s State of the State address, Andrew Cuomo(D) announced another proposal for cannabis legalization which would create an equitable adult-use cannabis program this year. Gov. Cuomo has previously stated that legalizing cannabis could be a key way that NY makes an econom...

What is Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol?

Have you heard of Delta-8 THC Yet? If you’re a medical patient, you may have heard of this compound from your local dispensary associate. For some, the concept of a legal THC product seems too good to be true. For others, Delta-8 THC seems to be the perfect remedy. Let’s learn more about...

Flower at NYS Medical Dispensaries gets Recalled for Noncompliance

By Jack Porcari  It was 2:50 p.m. on September 2nd, and medical marijuana patient Alicia P. noticed something different about her trip to the dispensary; her medicine was no longer on the shelf. She has found particular relief from Curaleaf’s cannabis flower products. A recovering addict...
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