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Exclusive: Snoop Dogg bankrolls marijuana crop in stoner comedy "Grow House"

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 22:20
Sneak Peek: DeRay Davis and Lil Duval play entrepreneurs trying to get into the marijuana biz. But when everything that can go wrong does, they call on The Doggfather.

Developmentally disabled man evicted from group home for using medical marijuana

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 20:59
A developmentally disabled man in Maine was evicted from a federally funded group home for using medical marijuana to help calm seizures.

Nevada cuts off Las Vegas cannabis testing lab

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 19:30
Officials confirmed that Las Vegas marijuana testing laboratory G3 Labs was suspended but the Department of Agriculture determined no product recalls were necessary.

How Vail Valley ranchers created a zero-carbon footprint marijuana farm

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 17:06
Pot Zero farm says they grow the most environmentally conscious marijuana products in Colorado and beyond, an outdoor operation with no carbon footprint.

Drug abuse -- and testing -- in workforce a growing challenge for American businesses

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 16:23
29 percent of employers reported impaired job performance due to painkiller use, while 15 percent cited an injury or near miss they attributed to drugs.

Texas pilot gets 3 years for weed smuggling flight

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:19
A Texas pilot who flew from Oregon to Arizona to Texas drew law enforcement attention must serve three years in federal prison for marijuana smuggling.

Another Colorado town considers lifting ban on retail marijuana businesses

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:11
Longmont could lift its years-old pot-shops ban and allow up to four businesses to sell marijuana and marijuana products this week.

Vermont officials finalize medical marijuana license applicants

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 14:32
Five groups remain in the running for medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation licenses in Vermont.

Weed replacing alcohol as substance of choice for some teens

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:47
A recent study found teens are increasingly avoiding alcohol consumption. For some of them, it is because they prefer the effects of marijuana.

Cannabist Show: They run a 420-friendly radio station

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 21:07
Guests Larry Ulibarri and Kathie J., Denver radio personalities and founders of Blazin Hit Radio, talking about marijuana media cashing in on the cannabis craze.

Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:57
Denver once again will play both host and marijuana authority to policy makers from around the globe seeking to learn the nuts and bolts of cannabis legalization.

Russian state media says Morgan Freeman's marijuana use behind his critique of Putin

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 18:32
Official Russian media has attacked Morgan Freeman, saying he is "sick" from marijuana use, which is why he made a video questioning Russia's involvement in the 2016 U.S. election.

Oregon cops get more complaints about marijuana grows than they can handle

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:43
When investigating complaints about cannabis grows, Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement has to determine whether they are for medical, retail, hemp or personal consumption.

Long Islanders will have two medical marijuana home delivery options

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:55
A second New York medical marijuana company said Thursday it plans to expand home delivery to Long Island patients in Nassau and Suffolk.

Boston, other Massachusetts cities prepare to profit from cannabis sales

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:45
Cities and towns in Massachusetts that didn't ban recreational marijuana shops are now looking at ways to extract revenue from the burgeoning industry.

Pennsylvania, Kentucky counties sue drug companies over opioid marketing

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:04
A Pennsylvania county sued 11 pharmaceutical companies Thursday for marketing tactics that county officials say misrepresent the dangers of long-term opioid use.

Drivers of Mexican tour bus arrested after 264 bricks of weed found on board

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:14
Two drivers of a Mexican tour bus have been arrested near Tombstone after 320 pounds (145 kilograms) of marijuana was found in a hidden compartment.

Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to weed possession in South Dakota

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:51
Rapper Chief Keef has pleaded not guilty to drug charges in South Dakota.

Cannabis industry looks to get women, people of color into business

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:35
A panel "Minority Leaders in Cannabis," gathered at Howard University said entrepreneurs - particularly women and minorities - should not fear the industry.

Lighting up the screen: Colorado's first-ever cannabis film fest to open in Fort Collins

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:56
This weekend, Colorado will host its first substantial marijuana-centric film festival, the Cannabus Fest in Fort Collins.