Cheech Marin is Helping People Register Retail Cannabis Businesses in California

With legal recreational weed scheduled to start in California in just a couple weeks, Secretary of State Alex Padilla busy preparing the registry process for cannabis startup...

Canadian Dispensaries: Why Vancouver Allows Them but Toronto Doesn’t

Rick Vrecic was working behind the counter at his medical marijuana dispensary in Toronto one day last week when he looked up and saw three men breaking...

Government has apparently dropped ‘gateway’ theory, marijuana critics should too

Recently the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) quietly removed a report from its website, suggesting that it is finally giving up the false theories that cannabis is a...

Democratic Congressional Candidate Smokes Weed in Campaign Ad

You know that when a congressional candidate smokes weed in their campaign ad that the times are definitely a changin’. Prospective political candidates across the country are...

What Can President Trump Do For Legalized Pot?

What Can President Trump Do For Legalized Pot? Today we have a new President-elect. There are many things that Mr. Trump has promised, but little talk has been...

Research Shows Medical Marijuana Legalization in New Mexico Has Reduced Opioid Use

In 1978, New Mexico became the first state to pass legislation that recognized the medical benefits of marijuana. Almost three decades later in 2007, a bill was...

Texas Opens Shop for Medical Marijuana…With Laws So Restrictive, Not Many People Will Be...

Medical marijuana is now available in Texas. Sort of. While several other states have celebrated this momentous occasion, not many residents of Texas are rejoicing. There are...

Colorado Cannabis Activist Arrested in Oklahoma: Faces Felony Charges with Intent to Distribute

Regina Nelson is the CEO of ECS Therapy Center, a Boulder-based non-profit that promotes research and education on medical cannabis. On Sunday she was headed to Tulsa...
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California Considering Banning Pot Ads Over Highway Billboards Along With Five States

Although comedian Tommy Chong’s face was prominent in a freeway billboard near Sacramento for the past couple of months, still it will be coming down now. Why?...

Massachusetts Governor Calls Upon State US Attorney to Focus on Opiates Instead of Weed

After Attorney Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo in early January, the legal marijuana industry has been left with legitimate uncertainty about how it will affect legalized...

Colorado Cannabis Taxes are Being Spent on Teen Prevention

Colorado cannabis is big business. So big in fact that sales in 2016 were over $1 billion. Colorado cannabis taxes recorded for the same year were in...

24-Year Old New York Man Fired for Using (Legal) Medical Cannabis

A 24-year-old in New York was recently fired for using medical cannabis. Kristian Hidalgo has battled depression his entire life. More recently, Hidalgo developed several other health...

Can Obama Change Weed Laws Before Leaving Office?

Can Obama change federal cannabis law before he leaves office? There are some helpful things he could do, but weed doesn’t seem to be a priority and Obama...

Sales growth at Maine’s medical marijuana dispensaries slows drastically

Medical marijuana sales at Maine’s eight dispensaries are still growing, but at the slowest rate since the first one opened in 2011. Growth on the caregiver side of...

Nevada Lawmaker Pushes to Ban Edibles

Legal marijuana’s eternal existential struggle will be with kids. The laudable goal of protecting our nation’s youth from drugs—including cannabis, which, even the most staunch advocate of...
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DEA Insists New Cannabis Extract Code Is For Good

Five years after the proposed administrative code for cannabis and cannabis extract, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), will finally implement the code next month. Although some have...

Marijuana Legalization Still Not Contributing to Higher Rates of Underage Use

While marijuana’s opposing forces love to say that legalization will lead to an increase in underage consumption, a new study finds this reform has yet to inspire...

Colorado US Senator Cory Gardner to Meet with Sessions Regarding Cole Memo

US Senator Cory Gardner is scheduled to meet with Attorney Jeff Sessions today to push back on decisions made last week to rescind the Cole Memo. If...

Medical Marijuana Activist Dennis Peron Dies at 72

Dennis Peron, the medical marijuana activist who helped legalize medical cannabis in California, died this past weekend in a San Francisco hospital. Peron, who has been coined...

CBD & THC For Chronic Pain Relief

Cannabis is a flowering plant. When cannabis is grown for medicine, the flowers (also known as buds) and leaves of the female plant are cured resulting in...

Could Weed Soon Be Wall Street?

Cowen & Co., the nearly century-old firm founded as a bond brokerage, is racing to become Wall Street’s leading provider of cannabis research, staking a claim to...

Medical Marijuana in Missouri?

Missouri may be the next state to offer medical marijuana to suffering patients. Two senators recently filed separate medical marijuana measures to be considered when the 2017...

Colorado Communities Will Use $21 Million in Marijuana Revenue to Offer Mental Health and...

The Colorado Department of Human Services announced last week that $21 million in marijuana tax revenue will be spent in ten communities across Colorado to that keeps...

Will Mouth Swab Tests Become the “Breathalyzer” of Marijuana?

Some police officers in Michigan are testing out a way to determine if drivers are high on pot when pulled over. In November, CBS Detroit reported that...