Rules for Clearer Labeling on Marijauna Edibles

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By Joan Eberhardt

A new symbol in cannabis labeling

Colorado edibles may be labeled with a red stop sign, indicating that the snack is infused with THC. State marijuana regulators suggested the compromise as a way of making cannabis products visually different than their non-THC-having counterparts.

Under the proposed rules liquid cannabis products could only be sold in a single serving size, meaning 10 milligrams of THC per package. The rules would also change the way edibles can be manufactured.

Did Shakespeare use  cannabis?

Researchers studying William Shakespeare’s pipes have used cutting-edge technology to learn that The Bard probably used cannabis.

Published in the South African Journal of Science, the researchers found evidence of cannabis and coca leaves in the residue on fragments of his pipes. The pipes were found in what would have been his garden in Stafford-Upon-Avon.

Arizona signature bonanza

A ballot initiative to regulate cannabis like alcohol in Arizona is getting nearly 5,000 signatures each week.

Hoping to put the issue before the voters on the November 2016 ballot, Arizona’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (CRMLA) is on track to have 260,000 signatures by the time they will file. That is 30,000 above the campaign’s goal and 110,000 above what is required to put the up for a vote.

Quick Puffs

One for the road

Afends, a county in Australia wants to grow a lot of agricultural hemp. So naturally they built a halfpipe in their biggest field.


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