Future Colorado K-9 Units Won’t Be Trained to Detect Weed

In July, Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that a K-9 cop dog who detects drugs doesn’t automatically provide legal means for search. Marijuana is legal, after all....

Guide – Medical Cannabis Card Evaluation Process

Marijuana medical card persuades many cannabis connoisseurs. Though it seems great, the process of getting one can be sketchy. Before you can legally light up cannabis, you need...

How Many of These DEA ‘Cannabis Slang’ Terms Do You Know?

DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg has made it abundantly clear that he believes medical marijuana is “a joke.” “If it turns out that there is something in smoked marijuana...

3 Federal Loopholes and Hypocrisies That Create Problems for the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis legalization is spreading across the United States, but it remains on a state level as the federal government continues to both look the other way but...

How to Change a State Cannabis Law

Are you passionate about changing your state cannabis laws (or introducing them, for that matter)? Once you’ve found an issue that you strongly care about, such as cannabis legalization,...

Cannabis Use in Australia Has Dropped Significantly. Why?

Cannabis use declined significantly in Australia between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report out of the University of New South Wales. But while the use-rate...

High School Athlete With Epilepsy Fights to Bring CBD Oil on Campus

A Georgia high school athlete has found himself in the middle of a medicinal cannabis debate, as school officials refuse to let the student, who suffers from...

FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT: NO SMOKEABLE MARIJUANA

Florida is rapidly shaping up as a test case in whether the term “medical marijuana” necessarily includes actual herbaceous cannabis. On May 15, the state’s Health Department...

6 NEXT STATES PREDICTED TO LEGALIZE WEED BY 2018

GreenWave Advisors is a New York City-based firm that provides financial analysis and research for the legal cannabis industry. It was founded in 2014 by Matthew A....

South Dakota Acquits Tribal Cannabis Consultant of All Charges

A South Dakota jury on Wednesday cleared a consultant of drug charges after he helped an American Indian tribe grow marijuana for a pot resort that the...

The New Lotto: Medical Marijuana Licenses

Anyone who has been following the development of the medical marijuana industry has probably followed the ongoing creation of medical marijuana licenses in different states. If you haven’t,...

DEA Chief Repeats Claim That ‘Marijuana Is Not Medicine’

Marijuana is not medicine. That’s according to Chuck Rosenberg, the Drug Enforcement Administration’s acting chief, who made the comment Thursday during a speech at the Cleveland Clinic, a...

Judge temporarily halts Maryland medical marijuana industry

A Baltimore judge halted Maryland's medical marijuana industry Thursday, granting the request of a company that alleged state regulators illegally ignored racial diversity when picking firms to...
Medicinal Cannabis

Medical Cannabis Is the Next Boom, but When Will It Bust?

With Pennsylvania well on its way toward implementing a medical marijuana program, dozens of lawyers in the state are preparing for an explosion of legal work related...

FLORIDA MOVES TO IMPLEMENT MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITHOUT LAWMAKERS INPUT

Florida voters overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana last election. Now what? The Florida Legislative session ended without a deal on medical marijuana. The biggest fights were over how many...

San Diego DA Files Felony Charges Over Cannabis Extraction

ixteen months after authorities used sledgehammers to break down the doors to Med-West Distribution, at one time the largest cannabis distributor in California, San Diego County District...

Startup Hound Labs raises Millions for portable marijuana breathalyzer

Soon any adult over the age of 21 will be able to buy marijuana legally in California. And as officials scramble to lay down the rules for...

Miamians Throw “Medical Marijuana Party” With 50 Pounds of Weed, Get Arrested

Most sensible Americans these days believe in ending the War on Drugs. The facts are clear that low-level drug arrests ruin lives and tear families apart. Some...

Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Employee Was Discriminated Against

A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island textile company accused of discriminating against a woman when she was denied an internship because she uses medical marijuana...

Southern Attorney Plans To Spend Big to Help Legalize Medical Marijuana

John Morgan spent nearly $7 million pushing two statewide ballot initiatives to expand medical marijuana throughout the state of Florida. But that’s a drop in the bucket compared...

How You Can Find a Top-Shelf Marijuana Attorney

Disclaimer: This column is written for educational purposes only. It does not provide specific legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship. This column should not...

Instagram Hackers Target Weed Business Accounts

Instagram hacking has more than doubled since last year with large accounts falling victim to intruders, especially accounts connected to the weed industry. Why? Because weed-related accounts tend to...

AUDIT: U.S. GRANT FUNDS MISUSED TO PAY FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA

An audit by independent investigators with the U.S. Justice Department has determined a New Mexico program that helps crime victims allowed federal grant funds to be used...

MISCHIEF NOT MANAGED: REAL HARRY POTTER BUSTED FOR POT

Will the real Harry Potter please get off your Firebolt and show the officer the contents of your Hogwart’s backpack?!? A 19-year-old muggle in York, England, whose parents obviously...