CANNABIS COULD BE THE ANSWER TO DRUG-RESISTANT SUPERBUGS Could a cannabis compound be the latest weapon in the fight against drug resistant bacteria? According to a post in the Guardian, that could be the case. Scientists have tested cannabis compounds on mice with MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus), and one appears to have cured them of the superbug. MRSA is … Continue reading

Oregon State University Receives $2.5M to Study Hemp Oregon State University (OSU) will receive additional funding for its Global Hemp Information Center in Corvallis, Oregon, according to a Jan. 13 announcement. According to the Corvallis Gazette-Times, the office of Sen. Jeff Merkley announced that the federal government will be appropriating $2.5 million for OSU’s hemp … Continue reading

California Cannabis Employees Can Unionize Easier with New Law A new California law says cannabis companies can’t prevent their workers from organizing and joining unions. If a California cannabis business wants to get a license, it will have to let its employees unionize. That’s according to a new state law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom this … Continue reading

California Destroys $1 Billion Worth of Seized Marijuana Plants State and federal law enforcement agencies have eradicated a nearly 500-acre grow site with more than 10 million plants. In a macabre scene of destruction befitting the Halloween season, more than 10 million cannabis plants were chopped, mulched and incinerated last week after state and federal law enforcement … Continue reading