Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Lazy Stoner – Does Cannabis Kill Your Motivation?

When talking about cannabis, most people immediately imagine a couch potato who’s completely incapable of doing anything. Red eyes that are almost shut, slow movements, a big grin, and a lazy routine. Yeah, you...

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 refuse to reschedule or outright legalize the...

Advice for First-Time Cannabis Smokers: 10 Tips to Keep in Mind

Congratulations, you’ve decided that you’re finally ready to take that leap towards trying cannabis. Perfect. Beautiful. Let me be the first to welcome you to the family. But before you take that first toke, I’d like...

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, it can be infuriating to watch your...

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 ordered Quincy-based Trulieve dispenary to stop selling...

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. Karnes, a former sell side and buy...

Marijuana map: Cities, towns developing rules for recreational pot

Recreational marijuana businesses are on the road to becoming legal in Massachusetts but not in every city or town. At least 81 communities throughout Massachusetts have established or considered restrictions on the recreational marijuana...

$100 million pot windfall: Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction

The legal weed business is booming in Colorado, and the state has finalized plans to spend its pot tax windfall on health programs in public schools, housing for at-risk populations, and a new treatment...

How High are Marijuana Taxes in Your State?

As public support for marijuana legalization rises, policymakers are left to figure out the proper way to tax it if their state follows the trend. Eight states have legalized recreational marijuana, with several approaches to...

Why ‘Cannabis’ Is Rising and ‘Marijuana’ Is Fading

During alcohol prohibition, you could get zozzled at a juice joint. Half-screwed, half-shot, half-seas over. You could have the heebie jeebies, the screaming meemies, the whoops and jingles. You could burn with a low blue...

Want a ‘Cannabis Bar’ at Your Wedding? Here’s How One Planner Pulled It Off

Thanks to the steady increase of states with legal recreational cannabis, some newly-married couples have opted to incorporate a little green into their wedding day festivities. Cannabis bars are becoming a growing trend at...

Agenda Glitch Could Delay Nevada’s July 1 Cannabis Start

Nevada officials have been hustling to get the state’s adult-use cannabis market up and running by July 1, but a complaint filed by a local attorney now threatens to delay that launch date—by as...