Veterinarians want cannabis rescheduled
The American Veterinary Medical Association may be joining the fight to get marijuana rescheduled. At the organization’s conference last month, they approved a resolution to begin exploring how to advocate for the rescheduling of marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II. This would allow more research into cannabis’s medical use for both humans and animals. Learn more about these allies here.
China’s booming hemp industry
When you think of countries with flourishing legal marijuana industries, you probably don’t think of China. Many would be surprised to learn that the nation is responsible for nearly half of the world’s legal hemp farming. In addition, China holds upwards of half of the over 600 marijuana-related patents in the world. Now you know.
Netflix’s cannabis strains
To publicize the release of its new weed-themed show, Disjointed, streaming giant Netflix opened a pop-up dispensary last weekend. The various strains were based on popular Netflix shows, including Arrested Development and Orange Is the New Black. Good call, marketing team.
Seth Rogen, Wiz Khalifa join forces with Merry Jane
What do Seth Rogen and Wiz Khalifa have in common? They’re both entertainers known for their love of marijuana. Now, they’re teaming up with Merry Jane, Snoop Dogg’s cannabis-centric website, to launch streaming shows. Check it out here.
Marijuana smokers walk differently
A new study reveals some weird findings about cannabis smokers. Apparently, smoking marijuana results in a subtle change in the way people walk. Cannabis users tend to move their shoulders less and their elbows more. Strange.