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2 briefly escape Oklahoma jail to visit girlfriends, smoke weed

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:51
An Oklahoma sheriff says two inmates briefly escaped to visit their girlfriends and smoke marijuana and then walked back to the jail.

How Congress helped drug company lobbyists derail the DEA's war on opioids

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:13
In April 2016, Congress effectively disabled the Drug Enforcement Administration in its war against large drug companies suspected of releasing narcotics onto the streets.

Wyoming mother gets 4 years probation for feeding pot gummy to child

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:35
A Wyoming woman will serve four years of probation for giving a marijuana gummy to her daughter.

Prohibitionist Post: 125 years covering Colorado's love-hate affair with alcohol and cannabis

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:09
By the turn of the 20th century, the city’s unruly reputation thrust the nascent state of Colorado into a love-hate relationship with prohibition that is still being realized to this day.

After the smoke clears: What's next for Northern California's cannabis industry?

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 13:29
Experts say Northern California's legal cannabis sector, including parts of the Emerald Triangle, could face a long recovery after catastrophic wildfires.

The Cannabist Show: She practices and teaches cannabis-infused asanas

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 23:00
Featured guest: Stacey Mulvey, founder of Marijuasana yoga classes. Talking about: Denver's new marijuana social-use program, finding the right high for activities and more.

The Cannabist's SmokeSongs: Halloween Hits

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:20
Elevate your listening experience with our new music column, SmokeSongs. Each month we'll feature albums and a curated playlist that pair perfectly with the season — and your strain of choice.

Meet Canada's only certified kosher cannabis producer

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 21:05
Hydropothecary Corporation is Quebec’s only licensed cannabis producer and Canada’s first licensed producer to offer kosher-certified cannabis.

Strip search of ex-Miss Kentucky after she dropped balloon of weed at prison visit was wrong says lawyer

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:03
A former Miss Kentucky USA accused of smuggling marijuana into an Ohio prison shouldn't have been pulled aside and searched by guards, her attorney argued.

Florida health clinics not signing up to approve medical cannabis

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:55
While the number of Polk County doctors qualified to treat with marijuana is slowly rising, the county's largest medical centers seem to be opting out.

Californians on track to spend $2.68 billion on just medical marijuana in 2017

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:00
California medical marijuana users will spend an estimated $2.68 billion at legal medical marijuana shops by the end of the year, according to a new report.

Colorado county ballot initiative would institute new marijuana tax for mental health funding

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:29
Eagle County, Colorado ballot measure 1A would institute countywide sales and excise taxes on recreational marijuana to fund mental health treatment.

"No simple solutions": What the US government should do to combat the opioid epidemic

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:58
If the United States hopes to come to grips with the opioid epidemic, two authorities on the crisis say there are specific steps the government must take.

Proposed ban on smoking, vaping for Denver's 16th Street Mall discriminates homeless, advocates say

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 01:22
A proposed ban on smoking and vaping for the 16th Street Mall isn't about public health, opponents allege, it's about creating another means to push homeless and impoverished people out of Denver's public spaces.

Cannabis on the Cape: How Massachusetts water towns will welcome weed

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:19
Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts will be the first of the state's nonprofit organizations to open a dispensary on Cape Cod, recently announcing plans to begin operation in a small, nondescript building on Echo Road in Mashpee in late December. It likely won't remain the only one in the region for…

California cannabis growers reeling from "most financially trying, stressful year ever"

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:53
California cannabis farmers' harvest worries have been compounded by wildfires and new expenses of marijuana legalization.

Some cannabis farmers' livelihoods could be wiped out by California fires

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:40
For many businesses in northern California, it will take years to rebuild from the wildfires that have decimated the region. For many legal cannabis growers, the destruction could be insurmountable.

Colorado town uses lottery to select two candidates to open marijuana stores

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 18:28
Fourteen Potential Colorado marijuana business owners put their names in a lottery for the opportunity to open a retail marijuana store in Palisade.

Feds nab 2,300 plants in high desert Nevada raid

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 16:13
State and federal drug officers raided an illegal marijuana farm on national forest land in Nevada's high desert, and seized 2,300 plants.

Maryland medical cannabiz lawsuit given green light

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:56
A judge has ruled that a lawsuit that could disrupt Maryland's fledgling medical marijuana industry can go to trial.