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New FDA guidance will make it easier to approve CBD-based medicines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing new draft guidelines that are meant to streamline approvals for gene…

Michigan May Be The Next State To Clear Cannabis Convictions

If the bill is signed, thousands of Michigan residents could see immense benefits.…

3 weed products that TV legend Ricki Lake can’t live without

Ricki Lake is a TV legend, but before that, I simply call her my friend. It’s a bit of a name drop, but it’s…

Navajo Nation Leaders Shut Down Alleged Hemp Cultivation On Tribal Land

Both hemp and marijuana are forbidden on Navajo land.…

I miss sharing weed

Where were you when puff, puff, pass became puff, puff …  nah, I’m good?  For me, it was a Saturd…

Oregon Cannabis Business Destroyed By Fire Vows To Rebuild Despite Lack of Aid

Due to the federal status of cannabis, disaster relief is still out of reach.…

New Study Shows Rate of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patients Treating Symptoms With Cannabis

EDS is a serious medical condition. Can cannabis be an effective treatment?…

Survey Shows Support For Marijuana Legalization Among South Dakota Voters

New survey data indicate that cannabis legalization could have a fighting chance in South Dakota.…

French Committee Pushes for Cannabis Legalization

French leaders are concerned that the country is falling behind its European neighbors.…

5 weed products Tommy Chong can’t live without

Tommy Chong exceeds the status of cannabis celebrity. Though he and Cheech were technically the stoner celebs, rising to…

Racial Bias In Pots Arrests Still Prevalent In D.C. Despite Legalization

Between 2015 and 2019, nearly 90% of those arrested for cannabis-related crimes in Washington, D.C. were Black, although…

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8 of the best strains for focus

It’s 12:47 p.m. and you’ve got a whole heap of work that you’ve been avoiding. You know none of the ta…

Mexico’s Senate Reconvenes While Cannabis Grows Nearby

Activists plant the capitol with high hopes for fair ordinances.…

Lawmakers and advocates discuss cannabis legalization bill ahead of House vote

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and several other leading advocates for marijuana reform took part in a virtual meeting on Tuesd…

Vermont House Approves Bill Granting Automatic Expungement

Beginning in January 2021, those with convictions eligible for expungement would be able to legally state that they have…

Everything you need to know about the Volcano Vaporizer Gold Edition

Like hot cheetos, Nintendo 64 and acrylic bongs, the Volcano vaporizer constitutes a highly nostalgic piece of our colle…

Former President Jimmy Carter Says His Son Smoked Weed With Willie Nelson

In an interview, former President Jimmy Carter revealed that one of his sons toked up with the icon Willie Nelson.…

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How consumers can influence social justice in weed

In the age of COVID-19 and social unrest, many are questioning the systemic racism embedded in industries new and old. Y…

Celebrity weed brands worth trying

Now that weed has been deemed socially acceptable by pop culture and society at large, celebrity involvement in the cann…

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3 products rapper Young Dolph can’t live without

Young Dolph is an independent rap artist from Memphis, Tennessee. He’s well-known for hits like “Get Paid,&r…

New Study Looks at Cannabis Users’ Pain Tolerance

The study looked at those who use cannabis more than three times a week and compared them with people who were not canna…

7 Murdered At California Illicit Marijuana Operation

California has a legal cannabis space, but it hasn’t knocked out the illicit market. It’s still active&mdash…

Illinois Considers Ethical Implications of Cannabis License Lottery

Is the lottery system not giving marginalized groups a fair shot?…

Restorative Justice Advocates Prepare For National Expungement Week

National Expungement Week is just around the corner—here’s what you need to know!…

New Study Finds No Link Between Legal Pot and Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision Fatalities

The study compares three states with legalized cannabis to five states without it.…

Uprooted, Weedmaps’ new documentary about California’s road to cannabis legalization, explained.

What is it that we vote for when we vote to legalize cannabis?  For most, it’s the notion that people of lega…

Hong Kong Just Opened its First CBD Cafe

A CBD cafe and store has opened its doors in Hong Kong.…

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5 weed strains for playing card games

Quarantine has been tough on everyone, and we’re all looking for activities to safely enjoy at home. One of those …

Papa & Barkley Releases THC Skincare Line

Popular cannabis company Papa & Barkley has rolled out a new line of skincare products with an added kick.…

The cannabis industry fails minority professionals. It’s time to do better.

It’s little wonder why we don’t see much diversity in the cannabis industry. Minority communities have been …

Virginia Senate Passes Anti-Stop, Sniff, and Search Bill

If the bill passes, Virginia police will no longer be able to use an alleged smell of cannabis as a reason to search a v…

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Who was the first person to smoke a blunt?

Blunts have been synonymous with cannabis for at least 25 or so years, most popularized by rap and hip-hop artists from …

Study Shows Cannabis Could Help Reduce Diabetes Risk in Hepatitis C Patients

Patients with Hepatitis C have an increased risk of developing diabetes. Can cannabis help prevent that?…

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8 of the best cannabis strains for creativity

One of the main reasons people smoke cannabis is to feel creative. There’s just something about it that opens your…

Study Finds Medical Cannabis Improves Seniors’ Quality Of Life

Another study in support of seniors who use cannabis has been published.…

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What is Dark Heart Nursery? Here is what aspiring growers should know.

It’s no secret that the cannabis industry is booming, in fact, dispensaries in some states were deemed essential b…

Study Shows Cannabis Could Help People Quit IV Opiate Use

Cannabis may be a viable treatment for opioid addiction, according to a new study.…

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How to roll a Swisher blunt

Swisher Sweets, a popular and widely available cigar brand, have an entire not-so-secret image in the cannabis world. Po…

The Great Dutch Cannabis Experiment Morphs On

Cannabis reform is an evolving discussion in the land of the Coffee Shop, and the domestic industry is clearly pivoting …

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Everything you need to know about percolator bongs

Whether you’re looking for a simple piece of glass or something straight out of a chemistry lab, finding the perfe…

Study Finds Cannabis Use After Work Hours Doesn’t Affect Job Performance

A new study shows that using cannabis outside of work doesn’t negatively affect how one does their job.…

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5 cannabis products MMA fighter Elias Theodoru can’t live without

If you broke your ankle and your doctor offered you 30 Vicodin or a single medicated CBD cream for pain relief, which wo…

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The best sativa strains

Sativa; Indica; Hybrid. When you step into the world of getting high, these plant types are the first terms you’ll…

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Everything to know about the G Pen Roam

Since G Pen burst onto the vaporizer scene in 2012 with the first tank system specifically designed for “personal …

Seth Rogen’s advice on ending COVID: ‘smoke weed and watch movies’

Actor Seth Rogen is urging young people to stay home and smoke marijuana rather than risk spreading the coronavirus by g…

Feeling the heat this summer? Cool down with cannabis

Across the states, all-time heat records have been continually overthrown. And as we head deeper into the summer months,…

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What role could Kamala Harris play in cannabis legalization as vice president?

In hindsight, Kamala Harris’ infamous 2019 radio interview with New York’s hit morning show, “The Brea…

Weed memes, explained

It’s pretty clear why the internet and weed go hand in hand: the internet has become a virtual haven for weed-love…

Can comedy normalize cannabis use?

With cannabis legalization continuing to spread across the US, the opportunity to make jokes at the plant’s expens…

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Everything you need to know about the Exxus Snap VV

As the wild world of vaporizers continues to evolve, high tech gadgets like complicated vape pens, e rigs, and even lase…

An in-depth look at the study that discovered THCP, a cannabinoid more potent than THC

A new cannabinoid has been discovered, and the ramifications could be massive. Scientists funded by the UNIHEMP research…

4 weed products Weldon Angelos can’t live without

Weldon Angelos has a lot of catching up to do. The up-and-coming hip-hop artist and music producer was working with his …

Could Joe Biden budge on cannabis legalization?

Cannabis legalization should be a no-brainer for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. As a standalone issue, canna…

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8 weed strains for hiking

Is it just me, or does the time feel exceedingly right to disappear into the woods for a few hours and get astronomicall…

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The Weedmaps guide to getting into concentrates

It wasn’t long ago that dabbing conjured visions of intense consumption and high THC levels. Fast forward to …

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Everything you should know about the Zeus Arc GT

Few things are more important to the modern cannabis vapor enthusiast than build quality, and the Zeus Arc GT should&nbs…

2020 could still be a big year for cannabis legalization

Nothing in 2020 has gone according to plan, and cannabis legalization is no exception. According to Vox’s criminal…

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How to make a cannabis-infused piña chillada

Cannabis beverages are a growing trend, and it’s easy to understand why. From CBD-infused coffee to THC microdose …

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The best strains for arousal, according to cannabis and sex experts

It’s no secret that a dash of weed will spice things up in the bedroom. In recent years, the legal market’s …

CBD and self-care during coronavirus

The self-care industry has experienced a wildly explosive boom the past few years, and the cannabis market has been payi…

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Everything you need to know about the FlowerPot Vaporizer

Vaporizing has never been more popular than it is today. Between technological advancements in the field and a pandemic …

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CBD gum, explained

When I was working as an actor a few years ago, I booked the lead in a commercial for a CBD gum company. Picture this: a…

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5 cannabis products electronic dance duo Hippie Sabotage can’t live without

Hippie Sabotage is an electronic dance music duo from Sacramento, California, made up of brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer.…

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Yes, you do like sativas

Whenever someone starts to say that they don’t like sativas, I want to interrupt them, “Shut up. Yes, you do…

Everything you need to know about the Firefly 2+

Despite the technological leaps made by the vaporizer industry in recent years, there are still relatively few devices t…

CBD lube could be a game-changer for your sex life. But there’s still a lot of skepticism.

In 2017, researchers at Stanford University officially confirmed what cannabis consumers have known for a long time: can…

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7 cannabis products pro MLS player Rodney Wallace can’t live without

Rodney Wallace is a professional soccer player best known for his time with the MLS’ Portland Timbers. A lifelong …

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7 relaxing weed strains

It’s hard to quiet the brain. It’s hard to relax the body. For many people, cannabis is the tool they use to…

Turning On The Good Vibes!

2020’s been a year to forget. After being stuck at home for months, unable to interact with others, never have intimacy…

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Everything to know about Tsunami Glass

Shopping for a bong online can be like sifting through a mass of fake diamonds in search of a real one. There are big ex…

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If weed is legal, why are so many people still being arrested and locked up for it?

While Michigan dispensaries collectively bring in millions of dollars every month, Michael Thompson is serving a de fact…

3 weed products rap legend Wyclef Jean can’t live without

Wyclef Jean is a music legend and international icon. Without this man, the world would never have heard the SHAKIRA! SH…

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July means 710 OIL day and National Ice Cream Day, and Weedmaps is here for it

At Weedmaps, we’re all about the good stuff, which isn’t always limited to weed. July brings two culturally …

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Why it’s important to buy from Black and POC-owned cannabis businesses

When legal cannabis entered the US economy, tech startups, pot shops, and numerous brands flooded the space. Yet despite…

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Quarantine showed me the beauty of indica strains

The hardest thing about being a cannabis journalist is balancing productivity with all the weed I consume. While writing…

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5 weed products ‘Survivor’ winner Ethan Zohn can’t live without

Ethan Zohn is a Survivor veteran and cannabis advocate. He is best known for winning Survivor: Africa, the 3rd season of…

Biden-Sanders task force may recommend Joe Biden support cannabis legalization. Will he listen?

Members of a criminal justice task force created to inform presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s…

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5 weed products Teela LaRoux can’t live without

Teela LaRoux is a Playboy playmate and cannabis advocate. She is most known for being the July 2019 Playmate, in additio…

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Bob Snodgrass, the godfather of the bong renaissance, briefly explained

Glass is a staple cannabis consumption material, and pipes were once made of naturally derived materials. But then, Bob …

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The hype about CBD coffee, explained

For many people, coffee is a crucial part of their morning routine (read: I can’t function without large quantitie…

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5 weed products former NBA player Al Harrington can’t live without

If you’ve ever smoked Viola then you’re probably familiar with CEO Al Harrington. Al Harrington is a 16-year…

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Smoking weed when you have Tourette Syndrome

In July 2019, Pennsylvania added Tourette syndrome to the list of conditions that qualify for medicinal cannabis use. Co…

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GSC brought hype into weed culture, but these 7 strains are driving it forward.

GSC is one of the most famous cannabis strains worldwide. There’s not a single dispensary that doesn’t carry…

It’s time to finally live a clutter-free weed lifestyle.

As summer fast progresses, it’s the perfect time to throw open the windows and refresh your space — cannabis…

Weed games to play when social distancing is a thing of the past

Kicking back and smoking alone can be a good time, but smoking with friends is almost always better. For us, getting cre…

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OG Kush changed weed culture. These 7 strains continue its legacy.

In the world of weed, strains come and strains go, but the strains that develop legacies find ways to keep giving back t…

Where to start being anti-racist? Educate yourself with Black voices.

“In order to stand with us, and people who look like me, you have to be educated on issues that pertain to me, ful…

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Here are the brands and products supporting LGBTQ organizations for Pride

The celebration and support of Pride holds a special place in the cannabis community. Due to the tireless efforts of HIV…

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Massachusetts’ adult-use dispensaries have reopened. Here’s how to find and use curbside pickup.

With coronavirus continuing to affect businesses around the world, the ability to still buy cannabis has been a welcome …

Everything you need to know about the KandyPens Rubi Vaporizer

California vape brand KandyPens is known for creating well-made, affordable alternatives to some of the hottest vaporize…

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Meet Dennis Peron, the father of medical marijuana

If you can consume legal cannabis, there is a small group of dedicated and passionate cannabis activists to thank, one o…

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12 of the most popular strains on Weedmaps

When it comes to cannabis, “what’s the best weed?” is one of the most asked questions of all time. Tru…

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Tips to BBQ in place with weed

Covid-19 has fundamentally changed the way we live and interact with each other. Close hugs and packed parties have give…

Want to beat quarantine boredom? Here are games to play while high.

COVID-19 has managed to sneak its way into every aspect of our lives, including the time-honored tradition of getting a …

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7 weed strains for different situations

Choosing which weed to smoke can be a little intimidating. You want to chase certain feelings and flavors, but with ther…

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Weedmaps Roundtable: Cannabis and Motherhood

Though cannabis has made great strides in public perception the past couple of decades, certain groups are still wading …

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The Guru of Ganja: Learning about cannabis with Ed Rosenthal

There are very few people who have been compared to both a superstar homemaker and kitschy advice columnist, but Ed Rose…

New cannabis policy could allow Louisiana to expand qualifying conditions and allow delivery

A Louisiana House committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would significantly expand the state’s medical marij…

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Refresh your stash with these Washington 1/8s

From city dwellers to mountain explorers, Washington State caters to almost every type of enthusiast. And not only are t…

Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Top $37 Million in April

The business of recreational cannabis in Illinois is booming.…

North Dakota’s marijuana legalization campaign is setback due to Coronavirus

With North Dakota among the states gradually reopening business amid the coronavirus pandemic, there’s renewed hop…

Colorado Might Keep Curbside Cannabis Pick-Up After COVID-19 Pandemic Ends

Colorado officials are weighing allowing curbside pick-ups after the pandemic ends.…

New Medical Cannabis Bill Pending in North Carolina

Another medical cannabis bill is being considered in North Carolina.…

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Everything You Should Know About Buying Edibles

There’s never been a better time to get into edibles. Aside from our copious amounts of free time and the governme…

Thousands of Constituents Urge Governors To Deprioritize Marijuana Enforcement Amid Coronavirus

The marijuana reform group NORML is leading an effort to encourage states to deprioritize the enforcement of c…

Psychedelic Company Reportedly Develops LSD Antidote

Could this new compound serve as an “off-switch” for a bad trip?…

Where to get a Star Wars Bong

When it dropped in 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope might have seemed like any other attempt at sci-fi, but the extreme atten…

High Times Opens Its Digital Archive To All

For a limited time, you can read every article ever published in High Times Magazine for free.…

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What are Hemp Rolling Papers?

In today’s tech-heavy world, cannabis is not the put-it-in-your-pipe-and-smoke-it substance we were all used to fo…

California County Set To Expunge 11,500 Cannabis Convictions

Santa Clara County is making significant strides towards criminal justice reform.…

Setting the record straight about CBD and Coronavirus

A little more than a hundred years ago, the world faced a pandemic similar to the COVID-19  (coronavirus) that we c…

Canadian Nurse Busted Smuggling 150 Pounds of Marijuana Into United States

A Canadian first responder has been arrested after Border Patrol found 150 pounds of pot in her vehicle.…

Indian Country Remains Split on Cannabis While Hemp Poses Promise

Can hemp present new opportunities for Native American communities?…

Here’s Music to Listen to When High

There’s nothing more relaxing than listening to a little music with a nice cannabis high circulating through your …

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7 Tips to Make the Most out of Working from Home

Plus some full-spectrum CBD essentials to smooth the transition! Has your company or organization transitioned into remo…

Nevada Department of Taxation Reports Dip In Marijuana Sales

Nevada officials are reporting a drop in weed sales.…

Senators Want Marijuana Businesses To Qualify For Federal Coronavirus Relief Programs

A coalition of 10 lawmakers sent a letter to the body’s leadership on Wednesday, asking that they include language…

Arizona Officials Note Spike In Medical Marijuana Sales Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Arizona patients have been stocking up on medical cannabis.…

Los Angeles Cannabis Entrepreneurs File Lawsuit Over Dispensary Approval Process

Some prospective cannabis business owners claim that the licensing process is unfair.…

Las Vegas Police Seize $8.6 Million Worth of Cannabis Plants in Record-Breaking Raid

The previous record in Las Vegas was a seizure of 3,244 plants in 2013.…

Lawmakers push Congressional Leaders to include Cannabis Businesses in Coronavirus Relief Bill

A bipartisan group of 34 members of Congress is calling on House leadership to include language in the next coronavirus …

Smugglers Hide 30 Lbs. of Cocaine in Shipment of Face Masks

Cocaine traffickers are trying to take advantage of the global health crisis.…

Watch the Weedmaps’ 4/20 Live Stream

With the country adhering to shelter-in-place practices, many within the cannabis community and weed culture openly worr…

Illinois Pot Taxes Supporting Rural Pharmacies During Outbreak

Tax money from cannabis sales are going towards helping those in rural areas.…

Bored in Quarantine? What to do While High

With everything going on at the moment, daily life can feel overwhelming — even when bored. Even the act of consum…

Colorado Residents May Now Order Recreational Cannabis Online

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted emergency rules in multiple states.…

Coronavirus Delays Adult-Use Cannabis In Maine

Maine’s recreational cannabis market has been pushed back again.…

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How Charlotte’s Web CBD Empowered the Medical Marijuana Movement

Charlotte’s Web is a hemp cultivar developed by the Stanley Brothers, a family-bound group of Colorado growers, to…

Oaksterdam University, the cannabis college, explained

In 2019, legal cannabis firms generated $15 billion in sales and employed 340,00 people, while 13,000 — 18,000 can…

New Hampshire Extends Deadline For Medical Marijuana Card Renewal

Due the COVID-19 pandemic, New Hampshire is extending the deadline to renew MMJ cards.…

An Obituary of the Bernie Sanders Campaign

In the coming months there are going to be dozens of run-downs, explainers, and op-eds about what the Sanders campaign d…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Pax Era Pro

What was once a small San Franciscan start-up has now turned the vaporizer world on its head. Probably the most recogniz…

Remembering Charlotte Figi, the girl who helped popularize Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte Figi, the little girl who inspired millions of people around the world as she and her family launched a moveme…

Fewer Vaping Injuries Reported In States With Legal Cannabis

Cannabis legalization advocates say the study’s findings are not surprising.…

4/20 Birthdays in Weed History

Cannabis consumers around the globe recognize 4:20PM as the perfect time of day to light up. And when not disrupted by l…

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Applications Jump Amid Closure Of Adult-Use Shops

Applications for medical marijuana cards have spiked in Massachusetts with the closure of the state’s adult-use ca…

The Winners of the High Times Hemp Cup 2020

Here are all the winners of the 2020 Hemp Cup!…

What to Binge-watch with Weed

Since the act of binge-watching has gone from guilty pleasure to socially acceptable and encouraged, I’ve been ask…

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Everything You Should Know About the MagicalButter Machine

For most of us, when it comes to kicking back, relaxing and enjoying some good weed, it doesn’t really matter how …

Washington State Officials Temporarily Lift Ban on Kids at Pot Processing Plants

The children are prohibited from working in the plants.…

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You Should Still Make Time to Smoke Weed with Your Friends Online

If you’re following proper social distancing guidelines, you probably haven’t seen most or any of your frien…

Illinois Recreational Cannabis Sales Topped $35 Million in March

Last month, adult-use marijuana sales in Illinois continued to surge.…

Researchers Report Study Subjects “Tripped” On Fake Psychedelics

The placebo effect is not to be underestimated.…

Colorado Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensaries Reopen For In-Store Purchases

After a brief period of curbside-only sales, Colorado dispensaries may resume in-store sales.…

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Why Won’t Kyle Turley Stop Spreading Misinformation about CBD and Coronavirus?

Former NFL player Kyle Turley believes CBD can prevent and cure coronavirus—and he’s not backing down on tha…

U.S. Charges Venezuelan President With Cocaine Trafficking

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro faces charges of narco-terrorism and drug-trafficking.…

Poll Reveals Some Pot Consumers’ Views On Coronavirus Pandemic Priorities

The COVID-19 pandemic is making us choose certain things over others.…

First Legal Marijuana Home Deliveries Begin In Colorado

For the first time, people in Colorado will be able to legally have marijuana products delivered directly to their homes…

Canadian Indigenous Communities Close Cannabis And Smoke Shops Amid Outbreak

Despite the businesses closing, non-native Canadians are still trying to get in.…

420 Events: Which Weed Events are Canceled or Not Canceled This Year

As the coronavirus continues to threaten public safety in the United States and around the world, the cannabis community…

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Boosting Immunity 101: The Ultimate Wellness Plan

Explore plant herbs for boosting immunity and the ultimate daily wellness plan in this essential guide. Get the info you…

Closed Massachusetts Dispensaries Pivot To Making Hand Sanitizer

Some dispensaries in Massachusetts are now manufacturing hand sanitizer for health care workers.…

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WM Strains Madness: A Flower is Crowned

The champion of the first Weedmaps Strains Madness has been crowned. Your winner is none other than OG Kush. Let’s…

¿Puedes consumir marihuana después de una cirugía?

Las investigaciones que muestran como el cannabis ayuda aliviar el dolor de otras afecciones médicas, pone a pensar a m…

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WM Strains Madness: Championship Tuesday

And we find ourselves at the end of an intense competition between your favorite strains! The results from the last roun…

Ghana Legalizes Cannabis For Medicinal And Industrial Uses

The Parliament of Ghana is making strides in cannabis legalization and access.…

New York Governor Says State Will Still Pursue Marijuana Legalization Despite Coronavirus

The governor of New York said on Monday that he expects lawmakers to push ahead with plans to legalize marijuana even as…

High Times Cannabis Cups Go Virtual In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic

We’re getting creative in light of the pandemic.…

Cannabis Industry to Congress: We Should Qualify for Emergency Relief Funds

As Congress scrambles to reach a consensus on how to help Americans caught in the financial fallout of COVID-19, a coali…

NBA To Reportedly Halt Drug Testing of Players During COVID-19 Pandemic

Professional basketball is on a break, and so, it appears, is its drug testing policy.…

Medical Marijuana Sales Pass $50 Million Mark In Arkansas

Despite delays, Arkansas’ medical cannabis program is proving to be successful.…

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WM Strains Madness: Let’s take a look at the Dank Sixteen

The 1st round has come to an end and WOW have the mighty fallen. Only one 1st seed (OG Kush) made it out of the first ro…

Michigan Allows Curbside Cannabis Pickup Over Coronavirus Fears

Michigan officials are making concessions in light of the pandemic.…

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Weed & Coronavirus: Guide to Cleaning Your Cannabis Gear

As our nation proceeds to navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you’re probably sanitizing everything arou…

Washington State Lawmakers Pass Cannabis Social Equity Bill

The bill aims to repair some of the damage done by the War on Drugs.…

Lebanon’s Parliament Preparing To Vote On Legalizing Cannabis

Is Lebanon about to enter the legal cannabis space?…

A Guide to Buying Cannabis in Missouri

While neither the Department of Health and Senior Services or any of the dispensaries they’ve licensed have confir…

House Panel Advances Medical Marijuana For Veterans Bills

Could veterans soon have access to medical cannabis?…

Infused Tips, Tricks, and Products for when you have a Cold or Flu

As the cold and flu season rears its ugly head, ingesting harsh cannabis smoke can be far from anyone’s to-do list…

Ohio Attorney General Rejects Marijuana Legalization Proposal Language

Ohio legalization advocates have a new challenge to face.…

10 razones por las que la marihuana es mejor para ti que el alcohol

En el 2013, el Instituto Nacional de Abuso de Drogas emitió una declaración negando que la marihuana es menos tóxica …

Bernie Sanders wants to have a Marijuana Legalization Ceremony

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) often pledges on the presidential campaign trail that he will legalize marijuana in all 50 st…

Tennessee Lawmakers Introduce Medicinal Cannabis Bill

The Tennessee Medical Cannabis Act would cover over twenty conditions.…

VA Issues Memo Reminding Employees That Cannabis Use Is Strictly Forbidden

The VA has made it abundantly clear that cannabis use will not be tolerated.…

Canopy Growth Announces Layoffs and Greenhouse Shutdowns

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth announced significant layoffs this week.…

Women in Weed: A Candid Discussion About Equality, Inclusion, and Cannabis

Vangst, one of the leading recruitment agencies in the cannabis space, recently gathered data from 166 companies across …

Will Coronavirus Derail D.C.’s Drive to Decriminalize Shrooms?

Will the outbreak prevent activists from gathering signatures?…

MLB: Baseball Players can Smoke Cannabis but can’t be Sponsored by Weed Companies

With spring training now in full swing, Major League Baseball is further clarifying its stance on marijuana. Players can…

Recreational Marijuana in Maine Delayed Three Months

Maine was supposed to have recreational marijuana this month.…

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The Weedmaps Buyers’ Guide: Lighters and Torches

In the world of weed accessories, designer lighters and torches are far less popular than swaggy stoner favorites like s…

Missouri Lawmakers Probe Rejected Cannabis Business Applications After Appeals

More than 800 appeals have been filed by businesses who have been denied licenses.…

NY Marijuana Czar Continues Push For Legal Weed: It’s ‘The Right Thing To Do’

Norman Birenbaum is determined to make legal pot a reality in New York. The post NY Marijuana Czar Continues Push For Le…

Vermont House Gives Preliminary OK to Commercial Cannabis Industry Bill

The Senate’s given its approval, but there’s still a few matters to resolve. The post Vermont House Gives Preliminar…

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WTF is Nano CBD? We asked some experts.

CBD, more formally known as cannabidiol, is everywhere. Given the incredible enthusiasm, you would never guess that CBD …

Maine Authorities Announce Plan For Cannabis Crimes Unit

Is this what marijuana policing will look like in the legal era? The post Maine Authorities Announce Plan For Cannabis C…

Dem Debate: Sanders doubles down on legal weed. Bloomberg worries about the lack of science.

The Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina on Tuesday revealed fissures in how the candidates view marijuana r…

Illinois Nets Nearly $10 Million in Tax Revenue From First Month of Adult-Use Pot Sales

The figure blows the governor’s office industry estimates out of the water. The post Illinois Nets Nearly $10 Million …

The 10 Strangest CBD Products on the Market

Over the past few years, CBD has been hailed as something of a cure-all: no matter what the ailment or issue, there&#821…

Driven Deliveries Announces Intention To Acquire Pot Distributor Humboldt Heritage

The move signifies a shift in the way we consider the cannabis industry. The post Driven Deliveries Announces Intention …

Elizabeth Warren Might Have the Best Marijuana Legalization Plan Yet.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) unveiled a plan for federal marijuana reform on Sunday, calling for legalization as well as…

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The NFL is finally considering relaxing its Cannabis Policy

The NFL Players Association could soon vote on an agreement with the league that includes sharply reduced penalties for …

Oklahoma Cannabis Delivery Bill Advanced in House of Representatives

The state’s successful medical marijuana program is still evolving. The post Oklahoma Cannabis Delivery Bill Advanced …

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There comes a time in every stoner’s life when both the weed budget and your supply are seriously dwindling. Enter…

PA Lawmaker Introduces Marijuana Legalization Bill to House of Representatives

Rep. Jake Wheatley tries again, despite Republican opposition. The post PA Lawmaker Introduces Marijuana Legalization Bi…

Mike Bloomberg (sort of) changed his tune on Marijuana

Mike Bloomberg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, released a criminal justice reform plan on Tuesday that calls …

Colorado Cannabis Companies Circumventing Ad Restrictions by Adopting Highways

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Weedmaps Buyers’ Guide: Stash Boxes and Smell-Proof Bags

Between growing cultural acceptance and the political shifts that followed, lax laws and legal weed have transformed wha…

Singapore Asked Netflix to Block Weed-related Shows. Netflix Responded by Doing It.

Film and television, for many of us, were the first places we saw cannabis users humanized. In a society where we were r…

Mayor of Amsterdam Pushing to Severely Restrict Cannabis Tourism

Is the mayor weighing banning tourists from cannabis cafés? The post Mayor of Amsterdam Pushing to Severely Restrict Ca…

Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in New Mexico Likely Dead in Committee

Supporters say temporary defeat will only make the proposed legislation better. The post Bill to Legalize Recreational M…

A Guide to Dating in the Modern Age of Weed

With 22% of 18—29-year-olds in the US smoking weed, the issue of cannabis usage is coming up more and more on dates an…

South Dakota House Advances Proposal to Legalize Industrial Hemp

A similar bill was vetoed last year. But lawmakers aren’t giving up. The post South Dakota House Advances Proposal…

Maine Lawmakers Seek to Implement Privacy Provisions for Marijuana Businesses

Proponents of the new bill say that the Freedom of Access Act unintentionally gives power to competitors. The post Maine…

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I Tried Them: The 7 Best Sex Weed Products

Few holidays are more divisive than Valentine’s Day. Regardless of where that last text leaves you with your off-a…

Colorado State University to Launch “Rigorous” Cannabis Science Degree Program

The bachelor’s in cannabis chemistry will offer in-depth knowledge of the plant’s biology. The post Colorado State U…

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A Guide to Legalizing Weed in New York

According to a 2018 NBC News story, more than 77 tons of weed is consumed in New York City per year, making New York Cit…

Protesters Descend Upon Oklahoma Capitol in Response to Rigid Medical Cannabis Bills

The bills would make medical cannabis more difficult to access. The post Protesters Descend Upon Oklahoma Capitol in Res…

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I Curated my own Oscars Swag Bag with Weed Products

Awards season is coming to a close this weekend with Hollywood’s biggest night: the Oscars.  For us mere mortals,…

Will D.C. Be the Next City to Decriminalize Shrooms?

The initiative would include all plants and fungi that naturally produce ibogaine, DMT, mescaline, psilocybin, or psiloc…

Minnesota Lawmakers Gear Up Again For Cannabis Legalization

It’s still a long shot, but they hope to learn from other states’ regulation missteps. The post Minnesota Lawmakers …

Bernie Sanders said he’d Legalize Marijuana on day one. Can he?

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is making a bold promise: if elected president, he will legalize marijuana in all 50 states o…

What We Know So Far About The Newly Discovered Cannabinoids THCP And CBDP

What exactly are THCP and CBDP? The post What We Know So Far About The Newly Discovered Cannabinoids THCP And CBDP appea…

Designated Opioid Consumption Sites May Be Coming To Illinois

The plan will also address racial disparities in opioid-related deaths. The post Designated Opioid Consumption Sites May…

Marijuana Decriminalization Advances in Virginia State Legislature

Virginia may be a step closer to reducing its draconian punishments for small-time cannabis possession. SB2, which would…

Tennessee Man Lights Up Joint in Court To Protest Marijuana Laws

Out of the mists of confusion and panic that have roiled 2020 heretofore, a hero emerges. Instead of ducking his head, s…

Governors, Graded on Weed

As public support for marijuana reform continues to grow, more governors seem to be taking notice and adopting pro-legal…

Cleveland City Council Eliminates Penalties for Simple Cannabis Possession

The city council in Cleveland voted on Monday to end all penalties for possession of up to 200 grams, or just over 7 oun…

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What’s in Your Stash? Julia Jacobson, Aster Farms, California

Julia Jacobson has suffered migraines for years, with one lasting as long as eight days. In 2016, she had a migraine to …

Big Pharma Exec Sentenced to Over Five Years in Prison For Role in Opioid Crisis

“He was already a billionaire when this started, and this made him even richer,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan…

Vermont Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Decriminalize Psychedelics and Kratom

A Vermont lawmaker wants to relax the laws surrounding psychedelics.  In a bill introduced Wednesday, state Rep. Brian …

Medical Marijuana Now Available for Free for Patients in Sicily

Sicilian cannabis patients may be celebrating after news dropped yesterday that the region’s medical marijuana supplie…

Officials Say Arizona Hemp Crops Testing Positive for THC

Arizona hemp farmers may be feeling a bit panicked after the state’s Department of Agriculture’s Plant Services Divi…

Mexican Senate Proposes Latest Draft For Cannabis Legalization

Over the weekend, Mexico took its latest step in what has become a seemingly interminable process towards the legalizati…

Governor of New Mexico Starts Campaign to Legalize Marijuana

Calling it a potential “an economic game-changer” for the state, New Mexico Gov. Lujan Grisham initiated a campaign …

Update: Illinois’ Cresco Labs Cannabis Workers Vote to Unionize

After receiving national attention from progressive leaders like Bernie Sanders, workers at Cresco Labs’ Joliet, Illin…

Six Rikers Island Guards Charged in Drug Smuggling, Bribery Case

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against six New York City correctional officers accused …

Colorado Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Protect Employees Who Use Pot Off The Clock

Two lawmakers in Colorado are pushing for passage of a law that would protect employees in the state from being fired fo…

Austin Politician Proposes Ban on Using Government Funds for THC Testing

When Texas legalized hemp last year, it threw the state’s marijuana policing into some kind of chaos. All of a sudden,…

People Who Live In States Where Cannabis Is Legal Have More Sex, Study Finds

If cannabis gets you in the mood, you’re not alone — science says so. A study whose findings were recently released…

Black South African Farmers Struggle To Enter Burgeoning Cannabis Market

HENNOPS, South Africa (AP) — Stacks of bright green cannabis plants, freshly harvested from nearby hothouses, are expe…

Chicago Airports Have Installed Drop Boxes For Passengers To Get Rid Of Weed

Illinois’ new era of legal weed means travelers passing through Chicago airports don’t need to worry about TSA if th…

South Dakota Residents Will Vote On Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakotans will vote this year on whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 yea…

Thailand Opens Cannabis Clinic Focusing On Traditional and Alternative Medicine

Thailand’s government has taken a remarkably proactive approach to supplying its populace with medicinal cannabis by o…

County Officials In Colorado Launch ‘Marijuana Is Not Harmless’ Campaign

A Colorado county has launched a public service campaign to warn residents that there may be risks associated with using…

First Day of Recreational Cannabis In Illinois Has Generated Nearly $3.2 Million

New Year’s Day was a historic day for cannabis in the United States. At 6 a.m. CST, more than three dozen licensed can…

Police And Other Agencies Are Adopting New Overdose-Tracking Systems

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Drug overdose patients rushed to some emergency rooms in New York’s Hudson Valley are asked a se…

Colorado Cannabis Stores Will Begin Posting Warning Signs About THC Risks During Pregnancy

Legal weed has been available in Colorado for years, but the law will add a new component in 2020. Starting January 1, c…

Alabama Study Commission Votes To Recommend Medical Cannabis Legislation

An Alabama commission tasked with studying medical cannabis has voted to recommend legalization. On Friday, the commissi…

South Dakota Voters Will See Medical Marijuana Question on 2020 Ballot

Voters in South Dakota will have another opportunity to legalize medical marijuana in 2020.  The group spearheading the…

Rhode Island State Senators Voice Disapproval of Potential Marijuana Legalization

For years, Rhode Island’s state legislature has seemed to be on the brink of legalizing recreational cannabis. The sta…

Instagram, Facebook to Ban Brands From Promoting Vaping, Gun Posts

Vape influencers, take note in the new year. On Wednesday it was announced that Facebook and Instagram will start removi…

Family of Teen Murder Victim Blasts NYPD Rep for Linking The Crime to Marijuana

Family members of a woman who was stabbed in Manhattan’s Morningside Park were offended by a police union official’s…

Hall of Flowers Will Head to SoCal in April For Its Fourth Edition

Looking to get inspired for your next move in the marijuana industry? Mark your calendar, because cannabis expo Hall of …

Trinidad and Tobago’s House of Representatives Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago is making history with the advancement of two new marijuana related bills. M…

MLB To Remove Cannabis From List Of Abused Drugs, Will Test For Opioids And Cocaine

Still reeling from the sudden death of a young pitcher, Major League Baseball and its players’ union have agreed to a …

GOP Shows Support For Legalizing Medical Cannabis In Wisconsin

For more than a decade, the Wisconsin Legislature has been where marijuana reform bills go to die. But a new bill to leg…

Michigan’s Cannabis Businesses Make $1.63 Million In First Week Of Recreational Sales

The first ‘provisioning centers’ retailing recreational cannabis in Michigan rang up more than $1.6 million in sales…

Michigan’s Demand for Adult Use Pot Is So High it’s Catching Dispensaries Off Guard

Reports are coming in that Michigan’s fledgling recreational cannabis industry is seeing unexpectedly high sales. One …

Maine Now Taking Applications For Cannabis Dispensaries And Cultivators

Maine’s recreational cannabis industry shifted into a new gear on Thursday. The state’s Office of Marijuana Policy (…

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Teen Accused Of Using Remote-Controlled Car To Transport Meth Across US Border

Border Patrol agents in San Diego arrested a 16-year-old boy early Sunday morning and have accused him of using a remote…

Minnesota Expands Medical Marijuana Program With More Qualifying Conditions

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is expanding the state’s medical marijuana program to include chronic pain and age-…

North Dakota Advisory Board Approves Pardons Of 26 People With Cannabis Convictions

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s pardon advisory board took a significant step Wednesday in wiping criminal reco…

Joe Biden Reverses Previous Stance That Marijuana Is A ‘Gateway Drug’

Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s views on cannabis appear to be evolving. …

Utah Hemp Farmers Growing Strains Named After Obama and Trump

Farmers in Utah have begun growing hemp following the legalization of the crop late last year, including strains of the …

Congressman Says ‘OK, Boomer’ After Kellyanne Conway Voices Concerns About Weed

Republican Representative Matt Gaetz of Florida has a message for Kellyanne Conway and her stance on the reform of marij…

First Year of Adult-Use Cannabis Sales in Massachusetts Reached Nearly $400 Million

After a year of legal cannabis, Massachusetts is taking stock. Numbers released by the state’s Department of Revenue a…

Attorney General of Virginia Mark Herring Invites Lawmakers to Cannabis Summit

Now that Democrats have won control of both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly, cannabis is back in the conversat…

House Judiciary Committee Approves Historic MORE Act

A cannabis legalization bill just got farther in the legislation process than any other such bill since prohibition. The…

US House of Representatives May Vote on Cannabis Legalization This Week

This week, the United States House of Representatives could be voting on the federal legalization of cannabis. Represent…

Recreational Cannabis Could Become Legal In New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A panel of legislators delved into the uncertain market economics of legalizing recreational mar…

Apple Removes and Bans All Vaping-Related Apps From iOS Store

Hopefully, no one was planning on hitting up the iOS store this weekend to download an app for their vaporizer. Apple ha…

Illinois State Senator’s Cannabis Company Under Investigation

An Illinois state senator is the subject of an investigation by state officials who are probing her role in a cannabis c…

Cannabis Grower Launches One Of Canada’s Largest Rooftop Solar Facilities

It’s no secret that energy-hungry indoor grows have a heavy environmental cost. In Canada, it is estimated that cannab…

Cannabis Control Commission Plans To Quarantine Vaping Devices

At 12:01 p.m. on November 12, Massachusetts’ emergency ban on medical cannabis vaping products expired. But in its pla…

New Jersey Man Sues Amazon For Firing Him Over Medical Marijuana Use

A New Jersey man filed a lawsuit in October against his employer Amazon for allegedly firing him after not advising his …

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Actress Bella Thorne Launches Cannabis Brand

Actress and artist Bella Thorne has launched a new cannabis brand in California, teaming up with vertically integrated p…

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Hash Hostage: Geopolitical Dispute Traps American Woman In Russian Prison

An American woman returning to her home in Israel from yoga training in India remains detained in a prison outside Mosco…

Unlicensed Psychologist Dr. Phil Claims Weed Makes You Violent and Lowers IQ

Unlicensed television psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw claimed on an episode of his talk show last week that cannabis use ca…

New Poll Shows Americans Believe E-Cigarettes Are More Dangerous Than Cannabis

Public opinion is lining up behind cannabis, according to a new poll of 1,007 people by POLITICO and Harvard University.…

Oklahoma Releases Nearly 500 Inmates in Push to End Mass Incarceration

Nearly 500 inmates were set to be released from prison in Oklahoma on Monday. The move by state officials comes in respo…

Artist Takes “The Opioid Spoon Project” On Cross-Country Tour

The artist and activist Domenic Esposito has created “The Opioid Spoon Project,” featuring four 800-pound sculptures…

More Evidence Needed To Show That Cannabis Works For Mental Health Conditions

A new study published this week has found that there is little evidence that cannabis is an effective treatment for seve…

National Political Action Committee Pushing For Cannabis Legalization In Montana

Momentum could be building for the legalization of recreational weed in Montana. That’s because a local group working …

Michigan to Start Taking Applications for Adult-Use Cannabis Businesses Friday

Regulators in Michigan will begin accepting applications for licenses to operate businesses in the state’s coming adul…

CDC Announces Vape-Related Illnesses Appear To Be Declining

It appears that the mysterious vaping-related illness sweeping the United States has started to slow down. On Friday, th…

Medical Marijuana Patients In Utah Face Difficulties After Legalization

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As Utah prepares to launch its medical marijuana program next year, residents who want to use th…

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Another Cannabis Consumption Cafe Is Coming To West Hollywood

Recently, the City of West Hollywood, California unveiled the nation’s premier cannabis restaurant, Lowell Cafe. Now, …

House Panel Approves Nancy Pelosi’s Legislation To Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Lowering pharmaceutical drug prices is a rare bipartisan goal in Washington, and a legislative proposal to do just that …

Bulletin Warns Law Enforcement Agencies Against Fentanyl Disguised As Weed

A local television news station in Utah reported on Tuesday that a bulletin has been issued to law enforcement agencies …

Mass. Police Seize Pot-Infused Candy Worth Hundreds of Thousands Of Dollars

Police in Peabody, Massachusetts are thanking residents for assisting in the seizure of what investigators say is hundre…

Oklahoma Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Staging Threats From Irate Cannabis Proponents

One Oklahoma State Department of Health employee appears to have been going through it during the process of drafting th…

High Times Returns To Denver For The 2019 Colorado Cannabis Cup

After two years, High Times is returning to Colorado to celebrate the state’s hardworking growers and processors with …

Weed-Friendly Gala To Benefit Planned Parenthood Coming To Colorado

The Colorado cannabis community will have a chance to show its support for reproductive health services on Thursday, Oct…

California Governor Signs Several Marijuana-Related Bills

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a passel of bills affecting the cannabis industry, his office announced on S…

Researchers Study How to Treat Cannabis Addiction With More Cannabis

The solution to cannabis dependency might simply be more cannabis. That’s according to a new study from researchers at…

Texas Suddenly Stops Issuing Permits For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Medical cannabis entrepreneurs are looking for answers after the Texas Department of Public Safety unexpectedly shut dow…

Victims Of Opioid Abuse To Help Decide How Much Purdue Pharma Should Pay

Victims of opioid addiction weren’t in the room when OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma persuaded half the state attorneys …

California Medical Marijuana Bills Await Governor’s Signature

Two medical marijuana bills that were passed by the California legislature in September have been sent to Democratic Gov…

Over Two Dozen Medical Cannabis Growers in Pennsylvania Unionize

The employees of a Pennsylvania medical marijuana company have signed a labor contract with their employer, making them …

First HempWood Factory Opening In Murray, Kentucky Thanks To A New Startup

A new hemp factory has opened that will specialize in producing a sustainably sourced wood substitute. HempWood, operate…

Pennsylvania Representative Proposes Bill To Allow Cannabis In State-Run Liquor Stores

A Pennsylvania lawmaker introduced a bill on Wednesday that would legalize the recreational sale of cannabis and make st…

California University Develops New Breath Test That Detects Opioids

Engineers and physicians at the University of California, Davis have developed a breath test to detect possible opioid u…

Justice Department Accuses DEA of Having Role in Opioid Crisis

As legal battles between pharmaceutical companies and a number of local, state, tribal, and now federal government group…

Indianapolis’ Chief Prosecutor Nixes Future Simple Possession Cases

The prosecutor for the biggest county in Indiana just announced his office will no longer pursue simple marijuana posses…

Governor of Washington Announces Emergency Ban on Flavored Vapes

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington directed health officials on Friday to ban the sale of all flavored e-cigarette…

Man On LSD Falls Into Lake At Disneyland Paris, Found Naked After Massive Search

Surely being the target of a 130-person Disneyland Paris manhunt is enough to expand one’s consciousness? Hopefully, a…

Governor of Pennsylvania Asks Legislators To Consider Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

Tom Wolf, the Governor of Pennsylvania, now numbers himself among Pennsylvanians who stand in favor of legalizing recrea…

Pittsburgh Man Charged For Causing Mass Overdose At Afterparty

A Pittsburgh man has been charged with causing a mass overdose at an early Sunday morning afterparty that led to the dea…

Walmart Announces Plans To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes

The fallout over the spate of vaping-linked deaths continued on Friday, as Walmart announced that it will stop selling e…

Beto O’Rourke Would Use Marijuana Taxes To Help Expunge Possession Convictions

On Thursday, Beto O’Rourke updated his campaign platform’s position on cannabis with specific, targeted proposals ad…

New Hampshire House Overrides Governor’s Veto on Home-Grown Medical Cannabis

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to overturn Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto of a bil…

Paraguay To Begin Marijuana Production For Research And Medical Purposes

Paraguay will begin accepting applications for the domestic production of cannabis for medical and research purposes nex…

Testing Lab In Oregon Offering To Evaluate Vaping Products For Public Consumers

An Oregon analytic laboratory is offering a new test for cannabis products to detect the presence of vitamin E acetate, …

Florida Congressman Wants To Downgrade Controlled Substance Scheduling For Marijuana

On Thursday, Congressman Greg Steube, who represents Florida’s 17th district, introduced a bill that would downgrade t…

California’s Illegal Cannabis Industry Three Times Bigger Than Regulated Market

It has been nearly three years since California voters overwhelmingly approved a measure legalizing recreational marijua…

Trump Administration Officials Meet To Discuss Possible Ban On Flavored Vapes

Officials with the Trump administration said on Wednesday that the federal government would ban the sale of most flavore…

NY Department Of Financial Services Issuing Subpoenas Against Opiate Suppliers

The New York Department of Financial Services has announced that it will be issuing dozens of subpoenas to individuals a…

There Are 420 Days Left Until The 2020 Presidential Election

If you’re counting down the 2020 presidential election, today marks an important milestone on the campaign trail, with…

Vitamin E Acetate In Cannabis Products Possibly Causing Vape-Related Illnesses

New York officials may have found an answer for the mysterious rash of illnesses linked to vaping that has already claim…

Johns Hopkins Launches Center For Psychedelic And Consciousness Research

One of the United States’ most respected medical institutions has announced that it will be sinking its teeth into the…

President Trump Announces State Grants To Fight Opioid Epidemic

President Trump announced on Wednesday that the federal government would award nearly $2 billion in grants to state and …

Seattle Dispensary Launches Cannabis Packaging Recycle Program To Fight Waste

In the hope that consumers will stop throwing out bulky but potentially recyclable cannabis product packaging, one West …

Surgeon General Issues Cannabis Warning To Teens And Pregnant People

The United States surgeon general issued an advisory on Thursday to warn pregnant people and teens about the risks of ca…

Legislators Push To Centralize Opioid Lawsuits In Ohio Attorney General’s Office

Many people around the country are suing opioid companies for their role in the ongoing opioid crisis. And in some place…

Purdue Pharma Negotiating $12B Settlement To OxyContin Lawsuits

A drug manufacturer at the heart of the nation’s opioid crisis is reportedly in negotiations to settle approximately 2…

Oregon Marijuana Smuggler Charged in Contract Murder Plot

Federal prosecutors in Portland have charged an alleged marijuana smuggler in a plot to hire a hitman to murder a busine…

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The Winners of the 2019 Oklahoma Cannabis Cup

For the first time ever, High Times brought the Cannabis Cup all the way to Oklahoma! Here are all the winners of the 20…

Space Case: NASA-JPL Names a Rock on Mars After the Rolling Stones

Moments before the age-old Rolling Stones began performing at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Stadium on Thursday, actor Robert D…

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act Set to Go Into Effect

A new law going into effect later this month will protect the rights of medical marijuana patients and establish regulat…

Court in Mexico City Rules Two People Should Be Allowed to Use Cocaine

A court in Mexico has ruled that two people should be allowed to legally use cocaine for recreational purposes, accordin…

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The Winners of the 2019 Detroit Cannabis Cup

This weekend’s Cannabis Cup in Detroit was filled with friends, fun, and flower! Here are the winners of the 2019 Detr…

California Cities Seeing Cannabis Industry Workers Unionizing

Northern California’s South Bay now has its first cannabis union. Representatives from the United Food and Commercial …

Florida U.S. Attorney’s Office to Continue to Prosecute Marijuana Cases

Those hoping for a respite from cannabis possession-related charges in Florida shouldn’t get too comfortable, even aft…

Ohio Experts Withdraw Recommendation to Approve Cannabis for Autism, Anxiety

A committee of experts advising regulators in Ohio has withdrawn its recommendation to approve adding autism and anxiety…

Alabama Commission Considers Medical Marijuana Proposal

A 15-person panel in Alabama convened for the first time Tuesday to consider whether medical marijuana is right for the …

Edibles Company Reportedly Donated Over $60,000 to San Francisco LGBT Center

California cannabis edibles manufacturer Plus Products has donated more than $60,000 to the San Francisco LGBT Center, a…

NYC to Seal Marijuana Misdemeanor Records for Roughly 350 People

In a decision that attorneys say could open the door to other class-action lawsuits, a petition has been approved to sea…

Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency Introduces Tier-Based Fee System

Regulators in Michigan announced on Thursday that license fees for legal medical marijuana businesses in the state will …

Utah Supreme Court Rules Lawmakers Can Replace Medical Cannabis Initiative

Another chapter in the ongoing struggle over medical marijuana in Utah has just been slammed shut. This week, the Utah S…

Zimbabwe Will Repeal Laws Banning Cannabis Cultivation

Seeking to bolster revenue and exports, Zimbabwe will repeal its laws that prohibit the production of cannabis. The anno…

Study: More Colorado Teens Are Choosing Edibles, Vapes Over Smoking Cannabis

The explosion in non-smokable marijuana products that has occurred as more and more states and countries legalize the dr…

St. Kitts and Nevis to Introduce Legislation Decriminalizing Marijuana

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has introduced legislation to decriminalize marijuana, tying the move to the dual-…

Dispensaries in Iowa Want PTSD Patients to Have Access to Medical Cannabis

Medical cannabis dispensaries and patient advocates in Iowa plan to ask Iowa health officials on Friday to add post-trau…

UK Prime Minister Names Cannabis Legalization Advocate as Justice Advisor

Little more than a week into his premiership, Boris Johnson has tapped Blair Gibbs, one of the United Kingdom’s leadin…

Tallahassee Will Cease Prosecutions of Marijuana Possession Cases

Marijuana possession cases will no longer be prosecuted in Tallahassee, Florida and the surrounding area, according to a…

UK Lawmakers Aim to Fully Legalize Cannabis Within 10 Years

Sometimes all that’s needed for a policymaker to change their mind on marijuana legalization is a quick trip to a plac…

Masked Activists Hand Out Nearly $1000 Worth of Cannabis in Manchester

There are growing calls in the United Kingdom to legalize recreational marijuana, with parliamentary officials even sugg…

MMA Fighters to Act as Test Subjects for Topical CBD Treatments

Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes will be the next group of players to participate in a multiphase clinical study …

Juneau City Officials Approve On-Site Cannabis Consumption at Dispensaries

City officials in Juneau, Alaska approved an ordinance on Monday that will allow the on-site consumption of cannabis pro…

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Circle K’s Parent Company Invests in Canadian Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower

Owner of the Circle K chain of retail stores, Canada’s multinational convenience-store business Alimentation Couche-Ta…

Key Takeaways from Today’s Hearing on the SAFE Banking Act

A Senate committee held a hearing on Tuesday to discuss ways for cannabis businesses operating legally under state law t…

Thai Lawmakers Reportedly Pushing for Medical Marijuana Research

In Thailand, there is a long cultural tradition of using cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. Like many of i…

Florida’s Largest Police Force Stops Detaining People Over Pot Smell

The tell-tale smell of cannabis smoke has long been law enforcement’s best excuse for questioning and detaining people…

Ohio Lawmakers Advance Measure to Legalize Hemp Farming and CBD Oil

Lawmakers in Ohio’s House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would legalize hemp agriculture…

Notorious Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Sentenced to Life in Prison

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the notorious drug kingpin known as El Chapo, was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison for h…

Columbus, Ohio May Significantly Reduce Penalties for Marijuana Possession

The city council in Columbus, Ohio is considering cannabis policy reforms that would significantly reduce the penalties …

Study Finds Legal Cannabis Reduces Illicit Grows in National Forests

Conversations about the effects of legalizing cannabis frequently focus on a few key issues: economic opportunity, socia…

Coast Guard Busts Submarine Carrying Over $500 Million Worth of Cocaine, Weed

A video of a drug bust released Thursday by the United States Coast Guard looks like a scene out of a Hollywood action m…

Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety and Tourette Syndrome to Medical Marijuana Program

Later this July, Pennsylvania’s list of 21 conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatments will grow to 23. O…

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What Was Said at Today’s Congressional Hearing on Federal Marijuana Law Reform

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing today on the impact of mariju…

New Study Finds Decreased Rates of Teen Pot Use in States With Legal Cannabis

A new study has found that the rate of cannabis use by teens has gone down in states that have legalized recreational ma…

Israeli College Offers Medical Cannabis Degrees

A college in Israel will soon offer an undergraduate degree in medical cannabis, becoming the first institution in the c…

Ontario to Issue Eight New Cannabis Licenses to First Nations Communities

Brick-and-mortar cannabis stores have so far been hard to come by in Ontario. But come October, Canada’s most populous…

Governor of New Jersey Signs Bill to Expand State Medical Cannabis Program

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey signed a bill on Tuesday that expands the state’s medical cannabis program. …

Founder of Indianapolis’ First Church of Cannabis Running for Governor of Indiana

Bill Levin, the founder of the Indianapolis First Church of Cannabis, announced on Monday that he is running for governo…

House Bill Would Permit Interstate Cannabis Commerce

Two lawmakers from Oregon introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress on Thursday that would allow for the interstate commerc…

Bid For Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative Launched in Idaho

Cannabis activists in Idaho have launched a bid to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana in the state and will soon be…

Canadian Company Exports Medicinal Cannabis Oil to UK

Canadian firm Tilray, Inc. has exported its first bulk shipment of medicinal cannabis oil to the United Kingdom, accordi…

Two Plead Guilty to Using United States Postal Service to Traffic Marijuana

Two men, one of whom is a Baltimore mail carrier, have pleaded guilty to smuggling marijuana into the city through the U…

University of Maryland Launching Master’s Program on Medical Cannabis

The University of Maryland is launching a master’s degree program to instruct students on the science and regulation o…

California Officials Launch Campaign to Combat Illicit Cannabis Market

California cannabis regulators launched a new campaign on Friday that aims to combat the illicit marijuana market by edu…

Study Finds Cannabis Use During Pregnancy Increasing in United States

Researchers have found that the number of women in the United States who use cannabis during pregnancy is increasing, ac…

Doctors Pen Op-Ed Urging States to Raise Legal Cannabis Consumption Age to 25

Here’s the latest proclamation to fan the flames over the country’s burgeoning marijuana legalization movement; a gr…

Study Finds Cannabis May Be Suitable Treatment Option for Fibromyalgia

Somewhere between three and six million people in the United States suffer from fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome th…

Michigan Governor Adds Voice to Push for Banking Access for Cannabis Businesses

A bipartisan group of 20 state and territorial attorney generals has called for the passage of a federal bill that would…

W. Virginia Community College Offers Free Tuition to Students Who Pass Drug Test

If West Virginia students are interested in participating in a new program that allows them to attend community colleges…

Researchers Find Evidence of Ancient Cannabis Use in China

Researchers conducting an archaeological study of tombs in western China have found the earliest evidence of cannabis sm…

Three Ounce Possession of Marijuana Decriminalized in Cincinnati

You will soon be able to walk the streets of Cincinnati, marijuana in hand. After careful debate, the city council passe…

Los Angeles Cannabis Businesses Urge Officials to Crack Down on Illicit Market

There is an ongoing battle in Los Angeles over the proliferation of illegal cannabis dispensaries, which many in the leg…

Historic Pennsylvania Firehouse to Become Medical Marijuana Dispensary

A historic firehouse in Pennsylvania will soon become a medical marijuana dispensary, scheduled to open in Harrisburg on…

New Mexico Expands Medical Marijuana Program with Addition of Six Conditions

New Mexico’s medical marijuana program is opening its doors to more patients, thanks to a policy change revising the s…

Canadian Flight Crews Prohibited From Using Cannabis 28 Days Before Flying

Canadian flight crews and other airline industry employees are now prohibited from using cannabis for at least 28 days b…

Louisiana Medical Marijuana “Inhalation Bill” Approved by State Legislature

Louisiana lawmakers have approved a bill to allow medical marijuana patients to use inhaled cannabis products. The amend…

French Health Ministry Announces Plans for Medical Cannabis ‘Experimentation’

France is taking tentative steps towards the legalization of medical marijuana. The Senate voted by a large majority to …

Hip Hop Artist Ray J Invests $5 Million to Launch Cannabis Brand

California is about to get another cannabis company. On Monday, American rapper, singer, actor, television star, and ent…

New Hampshire Senate Delays Action on Marijuana Legalization Bill

Throughout much of this year, New Hampshire lawmakers have been considering a bill to legalize recreational weed. But no…

140 People Scheduled to Testify on First Day of FDA Hearings on CBD

When the word dropped that the federal government was interested in knowing our conclusions on CBD, it seems to have spu…

Iowa Lawmakers Plan Attempt to Override Veto of Medical Marijuana Expansion

Two Democratic lawmakers in Iowa are calling for a special legislative session to override last week’s veto of a medic…

California Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Purchases for Pets Advances in Congress

The state that led in legalizing medical marijuana for the two-legged is once again stepping out in front when it comes …

Two-Year Investigation of Illicit Weed Market Leads to Multimillion Dollar Raids

In a reminder that marijuana legalization does not legalize the production of all marijuana, Colorado police announced t…

Gas Station Chain Sheetz Now Selling CBD Products in Pennsylvania Locations

Gas station and convenience store chain Sheetz is probably best known for its massive selection of snacks and touchscree…

Canada Pledging $24.5 Million to Fund Research on Cannabis and Health

The Canadian government wants to learn more about the health benefits and risks of marijuana use, ponying up a significa…

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Police Need Probable Cause Before Using Drug-Sniffing Dogs

In many ways, the legalization of marijuana is an ongoing project, even in states where possession has already been made…

New Jersey Lawmakers May Vote on Medical Marijuana Expansion This Week

New Jersey lawmakers could vote as early as Thursday on a major medical marijuana expansion bill. Senate Bill 10 advance…

Mailman Delivers Cannabis to Home Being Raided by Police

North Port, Florida has two medical cannabis dispensaries. But neither of them should be confused with a residence on th…

Joe Biden Supports Marijuana Decriminalization, Not Legalization

“Nobody should be in jail for smoking marijuana.” That’s what former US Vice President Joe Biden told voters in Na…

Police Test CBD Water Purchased at Gas Station and Find THC

Police in Alabama say a bottle of CBD-enhanced water on sale at gas stations tested positive for THC. The company that m…

Coca Cola Heir Caught with 5000 Cannabis Plants on Private Jet

Billionaire and Coca-Cola heir Alkiviades “Alki” David was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts last week a…

Michigan Issues First Medical Marijuana Home Delivery Licenses

Medical marijuana patients in Michigan are about to see improved access. Thanks to new rules approved and put into place…

Toronto Police Seize $17 Million in Drugs During Large-Scale Bust

Nearly 29 kilograms of powder cocaine and 20 kilograms of phenacetin to cut it with. Almost 700 kilograms of the crystal…

Attorneys General from 33 States Call for Passage of Cannabis Banking Bill

Attorneys general from 33 states and five federal territories called for passage of a bill pending in the U.S. Congress …

Louisiana House Approves Hemp Legislation — But Does It Go Far Enough?

The Louisiana House unanimously passed a bill to make hemp cultivation legal on Wednesday — but advocates continue to …

30 Members of Congress Urge DEA to “Speed Up” Medical Cannabis Research

Thirty members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to the leaders of the Drug Enforcement Administration and D…

Governor of Illinois Reveals Plan to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker ran on a pro-pot platform and made cannabis legalization a priority when elected to offi…

Philadelphia District Attorney Won’t Prosecute Cannabis DUIs

The District Attorney for Philadelphia announced at a legislative hearing on Monday that he will not prosecute cases of …

New Hampshire Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Home Cultivation Bill

The New Hampshire state Senate approved a bill on Thursday that would allow medical marijuana patients to cultivate cann…

Hawaii House, Senate Approve Bill to Decriminalize Small Quantities of Marijuana

Hawaii is on the verge of implementing a far-reaching decriminalization bill. If the bill is signed into law it would re…

Large-Scale Cannabis Business Park in Detroit Will Train Past Marijuana Offenders

Detroit may soon be home to a multi-million business project that aims to help correct damage done by racially biased ca…

Oregon Senate Votes in Favor of Temporary Freeze on Cannabis Production

A bill aimed at limiting Oregon’s supply of cannabis advanced out of the state Senate and will now go before the House…

Ontario Pharmacists Must Now Complete Mandatory Cannabis Education Course

The Ontario College of Pharmacists has informed its members that they must complete a mandatory cannabis education cours…

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Canadian Government to Approve Second Roadside Drug Testing Kit

The Canadian government is set to approve a second roadside device authorized for use by law enforcement personnel to de…

Alabama Health Officials Report Spike in Synthetic Cannabis Overdoses

Synthetic marijuana is back in the headlines. And this time it’s hitting northern Alabama. Specifically, public health…

Lawmakers Push to Send More of Colorado’s Weed Revenues to Kindergarteners

Since Colorado’s first legal sales at the start of 2014 until the end of 2018, $160 million has gone to school constru…

Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Use in Public Housing Introduced in Congress

A bill that would permit the use of medical marijuana by residents of public housing in states with legal medicinal cann…

Survey Finds 55 Percent of Louisiana Residents Support Legalizing Recreational Weed

The scales have tipped in favor of legal weed in Louisiana. 55 percent of state residents now support legalizing the pos…

Los Angeles Sues Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensary

The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against an unlicensed cannabis dispensary for selling product tainted with d…

North Carolina Democrats File Bill to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana

It’s hard to ignore the rumblings for legal marijuana in North Carolina. This week, some policymakers are focusing fir…

New Research Indicates Cannabis Consumption May Motivate One to Exercise

New research from the University of Colorado indicates that cannabis may increase the enjoyment of physical activity and…

Cook County State’s Attorney Aims to Start Cannabis Conviction Expungements

Kim Foxx, the Illinois State’s Attorney for Cook County, said last week that her office will begin the expungement of…

Dallas Will No Longer Prosecute Small Time Marijuana Offenders

The Dallas County district attorney released a five page memo on Thursday stating that his office would no longer prosec…

Tennessee Medical Marijuana Bill Delayed Until Next Year

History is repeating in Tennessee, where for the third consecutive year Republican state Sen. Steve Dickerson has tabled…

Native American Reservation Becomes First in Michigan to Legalize Cannabis

The Bay Mills Indian Community in Michigan legalized recreational cannabis on Monday, making it the first Native Americ…

Immigrants Denied Citizenship Because They Work in Legal Marijuana Industry

As the Trump administration continues escalating its attacks on immigrants, federal officials recently denied citizenshi…

Kentucky Gubernatorial Candidate Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

Gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen called for the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana in Kent…

California Bill Would Allow Terminally Ill Patients to Use Cannabis in Hospitals

California cannabis activists gathered with state Sen. Ben Hueso in front of a state government building in downtown San…

Back To Black: Why Consumers Are Staying Loyal To The Illicit Cannabis Market

As people still go to jail for cannabis-related crimes, it’s a privilege to be able to carry a half-ounce bag of herb …

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Approving Medical Cannabis for Autism Treatment

Flanked by a kid wearing a “420 Autism” tee, on Tuesday Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into effect House Bill …

FDA Schedules First Public Hearing on CBD in Food and Drinks

The Food and Drug Administration is looking to update its take on CBD, the agency has declared. As part of the process, …

Ontario, Canada Cannabis Retailers Opening Today

Cannabis retail shops began opening in the Canadian province of Ontario on Monday, although fewer than half of the shops…

Georgia Senate Votes in Favor of Medical Marijuana Access Bill

The Georgia Senate voted to approve a bill on Friday that would give medical marijuana patients a legal avenue to obta…

New Hampshire House Committee Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill

A New Hampshire House of Representatives committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would legalize the use of cannabis …

Florida Distillery Releases Hemp-Infused Vodka and Gin

Floridians have had a lot to celebrate recently when it comes to cannabis culture. The state’s ban on smokable medical…

Connecticut Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances

A bill that would legalize recreational cannabis in Connecticut was approved by a legislative committee on Monday, after…

DEA, Customs and Border Patrol Seek Contractors to Incinerate Narcotics

The DEA and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol are seeking contractors to incinerate drugs seized during criminal investigat…

Alabama Lawmakers Pushing to Legalize Medical Marijuana

A bi-partisan coalition of 20 Alabama House lawmakers, including Republican House Speaker Mac McCutcheon, have co-sponso…

Black Lawmakers Threaten Block of New York Legalization Sans Racial Justice Measures

In New York, the process of getting marijuana legalized has uncovered some deep divides in the cannabis movement. Some o…

Pennsylvania Town Decriminalizes Marijuana, Sees Future in Legal Pot

Civic leaders in the borough of Steelton, Pennsylvania unanimously passed an ordinance to decriminalize possession of sm…

Survey Indicates Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado is Lower Than National Average

If this were a segment of The Daily Show, this article might begin with a montage of Republican lawmakers decrying the …

Pennsylvania Senators Seeking Co-Sponsors for Recreational Cannabis Bill

A pair of Pennsylvania senators have unveiled a plan to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana for adult use. The …

The New “Miss Marijuana” Pageant Comes With Outdated Guidelines and Transphobia

This article originally appeared on Straight Cannabis. A new North American beauty pageant targeting the cannabis indu…

On-Site Cannabis Consumption Will Soon Be Sanctioned in Alaska

On Tuesday, Alaska became the first state to authorize marijuana consumption at permit-holding businesses. Lieutenant Go…

Shut-Down Meatpacking Plant to be Reopened as Medical Cannabis Facility

In an example of the opportunity that legal cannabis can offer economically depressed communities, a former meatpacking…

Michigan Adds Cerebral Palsy to List of Conditions for Medical Marijuana Program

Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has announced that cerebral palsy will join the list …

Subjects of Mass Weed Arrest Sue Over Violation of Constitutional Rights

A federal lawsuit has been filed against Georgia law enforcement officers responsible for the mass arrest of more than 6…

Florida Senate Votes to Allow Patients to Smoke Their Medical Marijuana

On Thursday, Florida senators voted 34-4 to remove the statewide ban on smoking medical marijuana. SB 182 will make it l…

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Indiana Family Believes Medical Cannabis Could Have Saved Their Daughter

Heidi and Dave Curtis think medical cannabis could have saved their 6-year-old daughter Charly’s life. Now, they’re …

Georgia House Passes Bill to Allow Manufacture, Sale of Medical Cannabis Oil

A bill that would allow licensed companies to manufacture and sell medicinal cannabis oil was passed by the Georgia Hous…

Florida Man Burns Pile of Pot Leaves in Backyard, Leads Cops to His Stash Inside

Where there’s smoke there’s fire. And where there’s weed smoke, there are nosey neighbors. One towering column of …

Experts Say Illinois Cannabis Growers Won’t Keep Up with Recreational Demand

A study commissioned by Illinois state lawmakers has determined that the state’s licensed medical marijuana growers wo…

Israeli Ministry of Health Approves Therapeutic MDMA for PTSD Treatment

After a government representative was sent to learn about the substance from the Multidisciplinary Association for Psych…

West Coast Hemp CBD After the Farm Bill: The Video

In case you missed it, or would like to revisit some of the information, below is the recording from last week’s lunch…

Oklahoma House Passes Medical Cannabis Protection Bill

Oklahoma’s medical marijuana program has divided patients and health professionals, voters and their elected officials…

Virginia Senate Passes Bill to Allow School Nurses to Administer Medical Cannabis

Virginia lawmakers approved a bill last week that will allow school nurses in the state to administer medical cannabis …

San Francisco DA Plans to Expunge or Reduce Over 9,000 Marijuana Convictions

On Monday, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced that his office would be taking on more than 9,300 c…

Oregon Residents Resent Cannabis Cultivation Water Usage—But Is It Justified?

Folks living in Deschutes County, Oregon say they’re running out of water. They say their wells are drying up and that…

Another Former House Republican is Joining the Cannabis Industry

Former House of Representatives member Rob Curbelo, a Republican from Florida, has signed on as a senior advisor with th…

Decriminalization In North Dakota Fails, But First Medical Marijuana Shop To Open

Marijuana laws in North Dakota have undergone considerable changes over the past couple years. Most recently, an attempt…

Researchers Find Correlation between Recreational Weed Laws and Junk Food Sales

The munchies. Aka, the insatiable urge to consume large amounts of snacks when you’re high. It’s a staple of stoner …

Man Arrested in North Carolina for Weed Turns Out to be Fugitive Murder Suspect

A man arrested on marijuana charges by law enforcement officers in North Carolina on Saturday turned out to be a fugitiv…

California Cannabis Tax Revenue Isn’t Going To Youth Programs—Yet

According to new reports coming out of California, a key aspect of the state’s original marijuana legalization bill is…

Utah’s Largest Healthcare Provider Authorizes Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Utah’s largest healthcare provider has authorized its doctors to recommend the use of medical marijuana for their pat…

Arizona Judge Rules Walmart Discriminated Against Medical Marijuana User

Another ex-employee has won in court after losing their job due to their authorized possession and use of medical mariju…

Parolee Sues Minnesota Department of Corrections Over Medical Marijuana Denial

Darrell Schmidt suffers from anxiety and PTSD. He’s also on parole. But his court-granted supervised release is in jeo…

Denver Dispensary Offering 1-Cent Weed Deal to Support Teachers on Strike

On Monday, union teachers in Denver, Colorado went on strike. Coming on the heels of a late-January victory for striking…

Four Hospitalized After Man Serves Weed-Infused Cake at Family Party as a Prank

Four people in Australia were hospitalized after a man served a birthday cake with cannabis-infused chocolate to family …

The ‘420 Bill’ to Federally Legalize Marijuana Has Officially Been Introduced

A federal bill that would legalize cannabis and regulate it like alcohol was introduced in the Senate on Friday by Democ…

The Findings From A Groundbreaking Study On Psychedelic Microdosing Are In

The concept of microdosing has been around for a while. Recently, it’s enjoyed an upsurge of renewed attention, both i…

Arkansas Officially Licenses 32 Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Arkansas regulators have announced that they have formally awarded all 32 licenses for cannabis dispensaries that will o…

Florida Judge Rejects Limits on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Following Governor Ron DeSantis’ efforts to get the Florida legislature to lift its ban on smokable marijuana, the sta…

Nine Elementary School Students Hospitalized After Being Given Weed Gummies

Nine children were taken to a Cleveland hospital on Monday after they were given cannabis gummies at their elementary s…

Illinois Patients May Now Replace Their Opioids with Medical Marijuana

Illinois residents who have been prescribed opioids will now be eligible for a temporary certification for medical canna…

Bill Introduced to Allow Colorado Cops to Use Own Judgement in Cannabis DUI Arrests

In Colorado, legislators are considering a bill that would leave the criteria of cannabis DUI arrests entirely up to pol…

Israel’s Cabinet Approves Export of Medical Cannabis

In a decision that thrilled the country’s cannabis industry, Israel’s cabinet gave a final OK on January 27 to regul…

Two Marijuana Decriminalization Bills Introduced in Tennessee

Two marijuana decriminalization bills have been introduced by lawmakers in the Tennessee legislature, according to medi…

Canadian Public Transportation Company Bans All Cannabis Use for Employees

On October 17, 2018, cannabis became legal for all adults across Canada. But already, some Canadian citizens are finding…

Governor of Pennsylvania Plans Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Pot Legalization

Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania’s Democrat governor who’s signaled openness towards recreational cannabis legalization, has O…

Jay-Z, Meek Mill, and Three Sports Team Owners Launch Prison-Reform Alliance

In a press conference today, rappers Jay-Z and Meek Mill announced they are teaming up with a number of professional spo…

Anti-Pot Groups Urge Connecticut Lawmakers to Keep Cannabis Illegal

Legislation that would legalize marijuana for adults 21 years old and over has been slowly advancing in Connecticut, but…

Professional Skateboarder Suspended After Testing Positive for Weed

Pro skateboarder Cory Scott Juneau today officially accepted sanctions after testing positive for cannabis. Although his…

High Times to Acquire Spannabis, Europe’s Largest Cannabis Event

Today, Hightimes Holding Corp., the parent company of High Times, announced its plan to acquire the assets and business…

Arizona Saw 41 Percent Increase in Medical Marijuana Sales in 2018

Arizona saw a 41 percent increase in medical marijuana sales in 2018, according to data released by the state Departmen…

Governor of Florida Pushing to Lift Ban on Smokeable Marijuana

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called on the state legislature Thursday to repeal the ban on smokeable cannabis from the stat…

DC Lawmaker Aims to Get Green Light for Recreational Cannabis Sales

It has been nearly five years since residents of Washington, D.C., voted on Initiative 71, effectively legalizing low-le…

Oklahoma Students May Now Use Medical Marijuana in Schools, But School Staff May Not

One Oklahoma public school district is taking steps to ensure students can access medical cannabis treatments while at s…

Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana on School Property Introduced in Washington House

Today marks the first day of work for Washington State Congress, and the session was kicked off by a bill proposal affec…

NJ Doctor Suspended for Recommending Medical Marijuana to Thousands of Patients

Did Anthony “Dr. Marijuana” Anzalone overextend himself by authorizing over 3,000 patients for New Jersey’s burgeo…

Tennessee Lawmakers to Introduce New, Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Bill

Two state lawmakers in Tennessee announced on Thursday that they plan to introduce a comprehensive medical marijuana leg…

Vermont Supreme Court Rules Marijuana Smell is Not Grounds for Search

January is already shaking out to be a big month for court rulings on the civil and criminal liabilities people should o…

New Mexico’s Pot Legalization Proposal Includes Workplace Protections

A bill that would legalize recreational cannabis in New Mexico includes workplace protections for employees that use po…

Missouri Coffee Company Launching CBD-Infused Canned Cold Brew

The United States’ thriving obsession with CBD-infused coffee products has resulted in another product launch, this ti…

Washington State Governor Announced Plan to Clear Marijuana Convictions

Amid a flurry of rumors regarding his possible run for the White House in 2020, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee ann…

Massachusetts May Outlaw Driving with an Open Container of Cannabis

Massachusetts’ Special Commission on Operating Under the Influence and Impaired Driving issued a report on Wednesday r…

Massachusetts Raises Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21

The state of Massachusetts has just rolled out new laws controlling the sale of tobacco. Among a few minor adjustments, …

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UN Drug Commission Delays THC Rescheduling at 61 Session in Vienna, Austria

The UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) failed to reschedule cannabis at the 61st Session in Vienna, Austria, las…

Ethically Navigating Local and State Licensing of Cannabis Businesses: Part 1

As we’ve stated time and time again, the cannabis industry is rampant with risks and scams, and can be an ethical mine…

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Aloha Green Apothecary is Growing Stunning Legal Medical Bud in Hawaii

At the center of the Pacific Ocean, America’s 50th state has finally begun producing medicinal pot in this Polynesian …

Canadian Cannabis Company Tilray Collaborates with Pharmaceutical Company

After a successful year collaborating to supply Canada’s medical cannabis market, Tilray, Inc. and Novartis have decid…