Friday, December 14, 2018

YET ANOTHER STUDY: SICK PEOPLE DUMP OPIATES FOR MARIJUANA

The anti-marijuana legalization cabal of law enforcement, pharmaceutical companies and the politicians they support have something right: In the states where marijuana is available, marijuana use increases. That is exactly the point, after all—and...

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...

Pot brownies could lose some punch under proposed California rules

The ubiquitous billboards and product labels for Korova Edibles, an Oakland marijuana confections manufacturer, feature a three-eyed cow and a mooing boast: “Unrivaled potency.” Korova’s “20 dose” medical cannabis Black Bar chocolates are supercharged with...

$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...

What Is AirBnb’s Cannabis Policy?

It’s happened to tens of thousands of travelers since recreational legalization first began. You arrive in a rec-legal state. You dash to the nearest dispensary to the airport and stock up on allllll the...

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...

3 Cannabis YouTubers You Should Check Out

In the ever-changing social media landscape surrounding cannabis, video is quickly becoming a key player. A large reason why can be attributed to video streaming platforms like YouTube remaining flexible with their community guidelines,...

20 Ordinary Things Made Extraordinary By Cannabis

Cannabis makes most things better, but there are some everyday activities that, while medicated, often provide experiences worth telling, sharing, and repeating. 20. Practice yoga and discover parts of yourself you never thought existed. 19. Putt-putt, 18 holes, or the...

Magic Mushrooms, Weed Are Safest Recreational Drugs

Magic mushrooms, followed closely by marijuana, are the safest of all recreational drugs, according to this year’s Global Drug Survey, Out of the 12,000 people who reported taking psilocybin hallucinogenic mushrooms in 2016, only 0.2...

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 tribe once hoped would include a nightclub,...