December 16, 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

Justin Trudeau, Canadian Liberal Party leader, blasts Canada’s new medical marijuana laws (VIDEO)

The leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, Member of Parliament Justin Trudeau has been honest about his cannabis use in the past few months. But now he’s drawing attention to the medical cannabis use of thousands of Canadians that is being threatened by law changes that prohibit home cultivation and force patients to purchase from state-regulated outlets. Trudeau has said the changes stem from the current prime minister’s “nanny state” approach to marijuana. Trudeau was speaking at the University of Manitoba Wednesday when Canadian cannabis activist Steven Stairs asked for the MP’s take. Trudeau shot him straight, as we say down…

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Marijuana Groups Clash in So Cal

  There was no reported violence or pedophilia involved when both sides of the marijuana legalization debate met each other face to face earlier this week at an anti-legalization conference in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Instead both sides peacefully made their arguments, according to a report from the Daily Bulletin. Anti-legalization supporters made theirs in the comforts of an air-conditioned cultural center holding the National Marijuana Policy & Strategy Conference, while decriminalization advocates made their message outside to the public, with voices such as Lanny Swerdlow and StT guest contributor Diane Goldstein on hand. “This is no different than the alcohol…

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Oregon: Two Marijuana Legalization Initiative Petition Drives Start Strong

The national wave of marijuana law reform is gaining momentum every day, and it isn’t going to leave out Oregon. More than 30,000 people came to Kelley Point Park on September 7 and 8 for the ninth annual Hempstalk Festival, and more than 5,000 of them signed two marijuana initiative petitions while they were there. Initiative 21 would amend the Oregon Constitution, ending criminal penalties for cannabis and permitting adult recreational marijuana use, possession and cultivation. Initiative 22, the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2014, creates a commission to regulate the cultivation, processing, and sale of marijuana, generating hundreds of millions…

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Michigan: Medical Marijuana Advocates Protest Removal Of Lansing Baby From Home

Groups supporting Michigan’s medical marijuana law are joining forces to protest the case of a six-month-old Lansing girl who was removed from her home after a complain involving medical marijuana use by her parents. Dozens of people held signs and chanted “Free Bree” outside the Grand Tower in Lansing on Tuesday to protest the Michigan Department of Human Services’ removal of Brielle Green from parents Steve and Maria Green, reports Ken Palmer at the Lansing State Journal. “These are good parents, good loving parents,” said Charmie Gholson, founder of Michigan Moms United, one of the groups organizing Tuesday’s press conference….

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Michigan: Group Protests CPS Taking Children From Medical Marijuana Patients

A coalition of attorneys, parents, students and legislators on Tuesday called on the State of Michigan to recognize the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act and stop removing children from the homes of licensed medicinal cannabis caregivers and patients. At least three families who have been targeted by CPS spoke to the media. The press conference and protest were held at noon at the Department of Human Services offices in Lansing to address the removal of children from licensed medical marijuana caregivers and patients State Rep. Jeff Irwin, attorneys Thomas Lavigne and Joshua Covert, Steve and Maria Gree and other families from…

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Australia: HEMP Party Calls For Cannabis To Be Legalized

Australia’s HEMP Party — Help End Marijuana Prohibition — launched its election campaign on Monday, calling for cannabis to be legalized for personal and medical use, as it is now for industrial purposes. Members of HEMP inflated a 33-foot plastic replica of a joint outside the state police commissioner’s office in Sydney, reports Stuart McDill for Reuters. Activists said Australia’s jails were “overflowing” with people criminalized for no good reason. “America has given us huge encouragement,” HEMP president Michael Balderstone said. “Half of America now has access to medical cannabis and now they’ve started to get new regulations for recreational…

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Colorado: Pro-Marijuana Group Places Billboard Outside Denver Broncos’ Mile High Stadium

A huge pro-marijuana billboard now greets visitors to Mile High Stadium, home of the Denver Broncos, thanks to the Marijuana Policy Project. MPP is continuing its strategy of advertising at our near popular American sports events with the billboard purchase just outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High, reports Dan Carson at Bleacher Report. “Stop Driving Players To Drink,” the billboard scolds the National Football League, referring to the NFL’s policy of punishing players for smoking marijuana, but allowing alcohol use. “NFL players are being told that they can go out and get completely drunk, but face no punishment from…

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Will The Federal Government Allow Marijuana Retail Businesses To Use Banks?

One of the federal government’s strongest tactics that they use in the war against marijuana is pressuring banks to avoid doing business with medical marijuana dispensaries. If that policy was applied to traditional businesses, I can’t think of too many out there that would succeed under such harsh conditions. If you can’t put your cash into a bank account, you don’t have many other options other than storing it on the premises or transporting it safely to an offsite location. And considering the federal government recently put a virtual stop to armored transportation services working with the medical marijuana industry,…

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Legalize/Decriminalize Marijuana, Canadians Say

The Canadian public strongly supports reforming the country’s marijuana laws, according to a new Forum Research poll. The survey found that 69% either want to see marijuana legalized, taxed, and regulated or see the possession of small amounts decriminalized. The poll comes just weeks after Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau called for legalization, bringing new life to the long-running debate on pot policy north of the border. It also comes just a week after Canadian police chiefs called for decriminalization, although they didn’t want to use that word, instead preferring to say they wanted a “ticketing option.” Support for legalization was slightly higher…

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California Activists Begin Gathering Signatures in October to Put Cannabis Legalization on the 2014 Ballot

California’s Attorney General has recently given approval to the California Cannabis Hemp Act of 2014 (also known as the Jack Herer Initiative), which would end cannabis prohibition in the state, including private cultivation, and industrial hemp. Under this initiative, the possession (and transfer) of up to 12 pounds of cannabis, and the private cultivation of up to 99 plants, would be legal for any adult 21 and older. Cannabis retail outlets would also be authorized, with the state’s legislature being mandated within 6 months to determine specific regulations. Michael Jolson, chief proponent of the initiative, tell us that signature collection for this initiative…

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