In remembering and paying tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 15, some may turn to cannabis strains King's Kush and Double Dream for comfort.
CBDA, CBGA and THCA - the so-called minor cannabinoids - are being hyped as preventatives for Covid infections. "These compounds can be taken orally and have a long history of safe use in humans," says an Oregon State University researcher.
Longtime hemp activist Steve Levine has passed away. Levine was former president of the Hemp Industries Association and a board member of Vote Hemp.
While five blue states legalized adult use via legislation, red states pushed back against voter initiatives passed in 2020. Pot prisoners were released, events began going live again and Willie Nelson turned 88.
There are now 18 states that have legalized adult-use/recreational cannabis, 12 more with decriminalization laws and 48 with some form of medical-marijuana access.