December 18, 2017

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Cannabis-infused wine claims to give you a buzz — without the hangover -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Los Angeles (Finally) Passes Cannabis Business Regulations -

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Coffee Shop Wants to Be Denver’s First Legal Cannabis Club -

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Yes, you’ll be able to smoke weed legally in three weeks. But here are hard realities -

Sunday, December 10, 2017

5 Cannabis Products Changing the Way We Think About Marijuana -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Study: Alcohol Sales Fall Following Cannabis Legalization -

Friday, December 1, 2017

California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In -

Monday, November 27, 2017

Pot For Pets? Experts Say Cannabis Can Ease Pain In Animals As Well -

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A fast-growing cannabis tech company just raised $10 million in a bid to dominate the market -

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Why are Hemp Farmers Fed Up with Federal Seed Laws? -

Saturday, August 29, 2015

The Medical Minute: These Researchers are Developing a Weight Loss Medicine with Cannabis -

Friday, August 28, 2015

What Would a Trump Presidency Mean For Cannabis? -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Oregon Court of Appeals Doesn’t Find the Smell of Cannabis Smoke to Be “Unpleasant” -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Government-Run Cancer Institute Quietly Acknowledges That Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Why Did This Pro Video Gaming League Ban Cannabis? -

Monday, August 24, 2015

4 Good Budtender Habits that Make for a Positive Customer Experience -

Saturday, August 22, 2015

If a Wildfire Spreads to a Cannabis Field, Can You Get High from It? -

Friday, August 21, 2015

8 Ways to Counteract a Too-Intense Cannabis High -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Florida Keeps Fighting for Medical Marijuana: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Roundup -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Weekend Weirdness: Pigeon Caught Trying to Smuggle Cannabis into a Costa Rican Prison -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The White House Just Lifted Restrictions on Cannabis Research

A monumental announcement was just published hot off the White House press that the Obama Administration will be making a crucial reduction on restrictions that have tied the government’s hands on marijuana research policy. Up until now, all marijuana research that is not funded by the government must go through a Public Health Service review, a requirement that applies to cannabis research only; no other controlled substances listed as Schedule I under the Controlled Substances Act are subject to the same process. As a result, the review process has been criticized by researchers and lawmakers alike. The Public Service Health review was established…

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Canada Just Legalized Cannabis Oils and Edibles

O Canada, our true North strong and freeeee. Our Canadian pride runs strong after hearing news of the Canadian Supreme court ruling to expand the legal definition of cannabis to include all forms instead of just dried flower. It’s been a long and wild ride since the fateful day in 2009 when authorities burst into the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club and confiscated more than 200 cannabis-infused cookies and 26 jars ofcannabis oils and extracts. Owen Smith, the head baker for the club, was arrested and charged with possession for the purposes of trafficking and unlawful possession of cannabis. When Smith was brought…

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Does Cannabis Use Automatically Make You an Unfit Parent? The Government Seems to Think So

The role of cannabis in a responsible parent’s life has unearthed some uneasy questions that many people find uncomfortable, and too often the knee-jerk reaction to discovering that a parent either responsibly consumes recreational cannabis or relies on medical marijuana is that he or she is an unfit parent and role model to raise children. It’s a dangerous response that has ruined countless lives and torn families apart over the course of the War on Drugs, and despite the U.S.’s increasingly softened stance on cannabis, many families are having their children removed from their care over simple possession charges, medical…

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A Washington Family Faces 20 Years in Federal Prison. Their Crime? Legally Growing Medical Marijuana

We all know that the cannabis landscape is changing drastically each day, with numerous states submitting bills that would outright legalize cannabis, allow for the implementation of a medical marijuana program, or at the very least decriminalize the drug. But despite the steady progress that’s being made, there remain numerous legal gray areas to navigate, and oftentimes families find themselves at risk of being raided, arrested, and charged with federal crimes even if they’re complying with their state’s marijuana laws. One such family, nicknamed the Kettle Falls Five by the media, is facing a terrifying sentence of 20 years in…

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Texas Strikes Liquid Gold, is Legalizing Cannabis Oil

2015 has been a big year for Texas and its cannabis efforts. In the past couple months, the Lone Star State introduced a number of cannabis bills for consideration, with a limited medical marijuana bill that would legalize cannabis oil for epileptic patients getting passed by the House. The cannabis oil bill has been awaiting Governor Abbott’s signature, and we’re thrilled to hear that the Governor announced he would sign it sometime today. The bill is restricting cannabis oil access to epilepsy patients with a valid prescription, but it’s still a huge positive step forward for medical marijuana in the state of Texas and provides…

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San Francisco Researchers Want to Pay You $560 to Vape Cannabis 30 Times

…There’s a slight catch, of course. Researchers at San Francisco General Hospital want to determine whether cannabis can help treat pain associated with sickle-cell disease, a hereditary blood disorder that can cause a number of health problems including severe infections, stroke, and bouts of severe pain. Naturally, in order to conduct this study, test patients are needed, so the hospital’s oncologist, Dr. Donald Abrams, and his research team are seeking eligible applicants to participate for the good of science. Yeah, science! Selected test subjects will visit SF General’s clinical research center two separate times, with each visit lasting five days. During their…

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Congress Passes Three Amendments To Stop DEA From Undermining State Marijuana Laws

Legislators passed three amendments today to prohibit the DEA and U.S. Department of Justice from undermining state marijuana laws, as part of the U.S. House of Representatives’ consideration of the Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill. A fourth amendment failed. The House also passed an amendment last night ending the DEA’s controversial bulk data collection program. It also passed three amendments cutting $23 million from the DEA’s budget, and shifted it to fighting child abuse, processing rape test kits, reducing the deficit, and paying for body cameras on police officers to reduce law enforcement abuses. “There’s unprecedented support…

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Legislation Filed To Legalize Marijuana Possession And Cultivation In Wisconsin

Which Mid-West state will be the first to legalize recreational marijuana? If some Wisconsin politicians have their way, Wisconsin will be first. Wisconsin is not the most progressive state when it comes to marijuana, but it’s also not at the bottom of the list when it comes to states that may legalize marijuana. A bill has been introduced in Wisconsin’s Assembly and Senate that would legalize possession and cultivation of marijuana. Per The Joint Blog: Legislators in Wisconsin’s House and Senate have filed companion bills to legalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis, in addition to legalizing the cultivation of…

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Weekend Weirdness: Cannabis Dries Out Your What Now?

We all know that some cannabis strains can cause cottonmouth or suck the moisture out of your eyeballs, but one author is adamant that it dries out a more, well, intimate area of the body. According to Dr. Julie Holland, who wrote the epically long-titled book Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You’re Taking, The Sleep You’re Missing, The Sex You’re Not Having, and What’s Really Making You Crazy, if you’re a female cannabis consumer, the beloved plant can dry out your ladybits.  During an interview with VICE, Dr. Holland said: “Each person responds differently to pot and each strain acts differently. You’re…

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New DEA Chief Vows to Focus Less on Cannabis

Changes are coming to the Drug Enforcement Administration, and they could prove to be a positive step forward for the cannabis movement. Embattled DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart was asked to resign from her position last month after a widely publicized scandal involving DEA agents partying with prostitutes at a Colombian party funded by drug cartels. Since then, we’ve been left to speculate about the future of the DEA and what it will mean for cannabis in the United States. One of the first tasks for Loretta Lynch, who recently replaced Eric Holder as the U.S.’s new Attorney General, involved mining the leading…

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