US hemp building solutions provider Americhanvre is celebrating successful fire-testing of Ereasy-insulated wall assemblies.Ereasy is a spray-on product that delivers a consistent flow of hempcrete, a building material that has been used in construction in various forms for centuries. Usually comprised of shredded/chipped hemp hurd (the woody inner core...
A recently published study has revealed significant discrepancies between label claims of some cannabinoid products sold in Portugal and actual cannabinoid levels and composition.Cannabis is decriminalized in Portugal and medical use of the plant was legalized in 2018. While local cultivation facilities exist, a lack of processing and manufacturing...
The decline in popularity of Colorado's medical marijuana program is continuing, largely thanks to the impact of legal recreational cannabis.Medical cannabis has been legal in Colorado since 2000. By 2011, the number of registered patients grew to a peak of 128,698. A cannabis trailblazer, Colorado was among the first...
It appears the USA's Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has been busy keeping up with comments on the potential rescheduling of cannabis to Schedule III.Following President Joe Biden directing a review be undertaken on how marijuana is scheduled under federal law in 2022, the Department of Health and Human...
An initiative seeking to create a legal framework for the cultivation, processing, and sale of adult-use cannabis in North Dakota has succeeded in its petition goal.Back in November 2016, voters in the state approved the “North Dakota Compassionate Care Act" for medical cannabis. As at mid-June this year, there...
The USA's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made hemp reference material available to assist testing laboratories ensure their processes and equipment are working as they should.In order for cannabis material to qualify as hemp in the USA, it must have 0.3% total THC or less -...
A petition seeking to put the Arkansas Medical Cannabis Amendment of 2024 on the state's November ballot has reportedly gathered more than enough signatures for consideration.In 2016, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, Issue 6 supported legalizing medical marijuana for 17 conditions initially and the creation of relevant infrastructure and...
Legislation seeking to remove duplicative marijuana regulations and better support Michigan businesses was introduced to the state's lawmakers last week.The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act was approved by the state’s voters on November 4, 2008.  Recreational use has been legal in the state after a 2018 ballot initiative passed with...
In an amazing turn of events, petitions to get medical marijuana on Nebraska's November ballot have gathered more than the necessary number of signatures required.Nebraska remains one of the few states to legalise cannabis; medicinally or recreationally. Nebraskans For Medical Marijuana (NMM) has been trying to change this by...
Kentucky's medical cannabis program rollout has been accelerated, with business licence applications now being accepted.Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear signed Senate Bill 47 into law in March last year, which finally legalized medical cannabis in the state effective Jan. 1, 2025. But House Bill 829  subsequently became law in April...