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WADA response to Richardson suspension, color remediation column technology and more


The Cannabis Freedom Alliance is a newly formed bipartisan coalition. Frustrated with the Biden Administration’s lack of progress in legalizing marijuana at the federal level, the CFA’s goal is to resolve current conflicts between federal and state laws by removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act.


In response to the suspension of U. S. runner Sha’Carri Richardson for a positive cannabis test, the World Anti-Doping Agency made clear that the U.S. has been vocally supportive of keeping marijuana on the prohibited substances list.


A 10-day sting operation on Southern California’s illicit cannabis operations resulted in $1.2 billion seized in harvest and plants and 131 arrests. Most of the arrested were undocumented and connected to international drug trafficking, water theft and environmental harm.


Here’s how to use gratitude to ground yourself during an intensive time.


A federal economic committee predicts the cannabis industry’s continued economic growth and made recommendations accordingly, including moving cannabis retailers out of a miscellaneous category to be indexed with smoking shops.


Color remediation column technology allows hash makers to lighten the color of cannabis oil. While some claim the product is safe, others maintain that it is essentially fraud, as CRC makes it impossible to visually distinguish quality of cannabis oil.


A new study suggests that outdoor California cannabis farms may not use as much water as originally thought. In fact, when calculating according to value in yield, cannabis is the most water-efficient crop in the state.