Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. Pfizer Acquires Biotech Company’s Cannabinoid Research The maker of one of the COVID-19 vaccines not so quietly announced an acquisition … [Read more...] about The Dime: 12/17/2021
Google vs Apple, which allows cannabis apps? Sourced from Mashable. The relationship between tech giants like Google and Apple and the cannabis industry is strained. However, as more states legalize cannabis and the market for delivery services and sales becomes increasingly profitable, it is arguably more appealing than ever for Google and Apple to take advantage of the … [Read more...] about Google vs Apple: Canna-Friend or Foe?
Mexico's Supreme Court (pictured above) rules ban on recreational cannabis unconstitutional. Photo Credit: Supreme Court of Mexico Visitor's Guide. On June 29th, 2021, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that the laws prohibiting the use of recreational cannabis are unconstitutional. As a result, adults who want to grow and consume their own cannabis can apply for permits … [Read more...] about Cannabis Prohibition is Unconstitutional, Says U.S., Mexico Supreme Court Judges
The American Family of Governments. Sourced from NCIA. The cannabis industry presents a unique economic opportunity to all varieties of people. However, to gain access to it, certain groups like Native American Tribes must overcome formidable obstacles. According to the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), there are “574 federally recognized Indian Nations [...] … [Read more...] about The Integration of Native American Tribes Into the Cannabis Industry
2018 New York City Pride March. Photo Credit: ABC News. A Tragic Beginning The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Agender (LGBTQIA+) community is tied to cannabis as a result of the AIDS crisis. Before the immune disorder that ravaged the U.S. even had its name, it had affected 335 people and killed 136. Since it initially seemed to … [Read more...] about The LGBTQIA+ Community and the Cannabis Movement: a Longstanding Relationship