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Florida police arrest parents after teacher reports kid's backpack smells of weed

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 14:03
A student's backpack that smelled like marijuana led police in Florida to his house, where they found a small grow house run by his parents.

Indiana marijuana case leads to court restricting police seizures

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 13:42
Two court rulings have limited police seizures in the state of Indiana, after police seized the truck of a man charged with dealing marijuana.

Cannabis life hacks: Five reasons you probably shouldn't smoke weed before a blind date

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:54
A bong rip would help you relax, you think. Yet the angel on your shoulder tells you: Smoke later, after your date ends. Listen to the angel

Nevada Gaming Commission worried about legal weed drawing federal attention

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:05
The Nevada Gaming Commission hopes to address problems the state's legalization of recreational marijuana may present during an upcoming special meeting.

To solve the opioid crisis, go after Big Pharma, not drug users

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 17:17
Op-ed: The “round ’em up and corral ’em” approach didn’t work. Let’s not go down that path again. Here are some simple alternatives.

Legal firms walk line on state and federal marijuana laws

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:48
A number of Philadelphia-area law firms are setting up practices to serve the cannabis industry despite concerns of an uncertain future.

Social use marijuana clubs will soon be legal in Denver, but how many will open?

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:02
Colorado's largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs, but Denver's elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly gathering places may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses.

Lagunitas teams up with cannabis vape company to brew new IPA

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:19
Last week, Lagunitas debuted SuperCritical, an IPA made with marijuana terpenes provided by CannaCraft, a company that makes cannabis vape cartridges.

Pro tip: When flushing weed to dodge cops, don't include container

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:45
A city of Aspen parks employee helped police by retrieving a black container with marijuana inside from the "waste collector" beneath the men's bathroom.

California county dampens plans to make entire town 420-friendly tourist destination

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 22:14
It appears that San Bernardino County may burn a company's plans to turn Nipton, California into a marijuana tourism mecca.

Former NFL-er Nate Jackson: Cannabis safer, more effective than opioids

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:10
It’s in the NFL’s interest to recognize now what its players did long ago: Cannabis is a far safer and more effective treatment for pain than the powerful and dangerous opioids the league is doling out.

Minnesota tribe banking on hemp

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:56
There's a lot of expectation invested in a few acres of hemp growing on the edge of the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota.

Michigan cannabis legalization advocates have raised half a million dollars to get on 2018 ballot

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:04
Michigan marijuana legalization organizers need to collect hundreds of thousands of signatures to get an initiative on the November 2018 state ballot.

Op-ed: Colorado officials should speak out on fake marijuana data used by feds

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:37
Ricardo Baca guest commentary: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and state Attorney General Cynthia Coffman should join Washington in calling out federal data as unreliable, misleading and inaccurate.

Cannabis industry "deluged" with résumés from millennials

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:06
Millennials are the first generation of college graduates who can job-hunt in the legal marijuana industry, and many are showing an interest.

Hemp Festival planned to make debut in northern Vermont

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:03
Eli Harrington thinks holding the first-ever Vermont Hemp Festival in the rural, remote Northeast Kingdom makes perfect sense.

This just in: "Super Troopers 2" hits theaters 4/20

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:50
Will the snozzberries tast like snozzberries the second time around?

S03E18: He's a godfather of Denver comedy and pro heckler

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:44
Featured guest: Comedian David “Deacon” Gray. Talking about fresh voices in cannabis comedy and pro heckling. Plus, exclusive interview with the Lucas Bros.

Cannabist Show: He's a godfather of Denver comedy and pro heckler

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:37
Featured guest: Comedian David “Deacon” Gray. Talking about fresh voices in cannabis comedy and pro heckling. Plus, an exclusive interview with the Lucas Bros.

How one Cali county is working with industry to find a balance on weed regs

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:34
Yolo County, California is fostering what could be a prime example of the cannabis industry working in tandem with local economy and law.