Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The State With a 95% Jump In Marijuana Arrests Is…

Arkansas Little Rock Police Department data shows police have made more misdemeanor marijuana arrests in 2016 compared to any of the previous four years. As of Nov. 9, Little Rock police have made 225 arrests in...

Oregon Cities Set Rules For Pot Sales

About 30 counties and cities in the state approved some type of Oregon marijuana business in the 2016 election, and officials in those communities now must establish rules for every step in the production...

Who Wants To Smoke Hunter S. Thompson’s Weed?

Since news broke of plans for a Hunter S. Thompson museum near Aspen two summers ago, his widow, Anita Thompson, has steadily been hard at work to honor the literary legend and counterculture icon. In...

Washington Marijuana Sales Surge Sales

Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter. The News Tribune reports residents and visitors bought more marijuana than ever before in the second quarter...

High Fashion for a Higher Purpose: NY Fashion Week’s First Cannabis Event

This February, the men’s lifestyle blog Hemponair and cannabis event pop-up organizers Higher Education extended private invitations for the NYFW Speakeasy Benefit, a New York Fashion Week event that combined cannabis and style for...

Colorado Budget for Marijuana Laws Is Huge

Gov. John Hickenlooper asked lawmakers to send a tax hike measure to the November ballot to build and repair the state’s roads, calling on Colorado to “invest in our future.” “We’ve had this debate for...

California’s Pot Blunder Could Cost The State Millions

Whoops, California! Benjamin Franklin said that taxes, like death, are one of life’s few certainties. But due to a glitch in the technical language of California’s successful marijuana legalization initiative, the state’s pot smokers may...

Medical Marijuana Laws Contribute To Fewer DUI Deaths

The Laws That Help Us All Stay Alive Since 1985, American states that passed laws permitting medical marijuana use have seen significant reductions in the number of traffic fatalities. On average, these states had lower...

Los Angeles Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Legal Cannabis

The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But he believes there isn’t the manpower to conduct...

MARIJUANA ACCESS LINKED TO DECREASED ALCOHOL, OPIOID USAGE, COMPANY SAYS

Coming home after a long day at work has become synonymous with pouring a big glass of wine, but is this long-held American tradition changing? California-based medical marijuana technology company Eaze just released a new report which shows that alcohol drinkers...

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 epilepsy, take his medicinal cannabis oil on...

Is Pot A Threat To Our Energy Sources?

Some Say Pot Isn't Really Green The $3.5 billion U.S. cannabis market is emerging as one of the nation’s most power-hungry industries, with the 24-hour demands of thousands of indoor growing sites taxing aging electricity...