Celeb Stoner News

Limiting THC: States Are Trying to Ban High-Potency Weed

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 13:00
If Arizona and Florida lawmakers get their way, marijuana patients in both states will only be able to access lower-potency THC products.

New York Police Tackle Marijuana User During Unnecessary Arrest

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 12:00
In a takedown that reminded New Yorkers of the tragic Eric Garner incident, police violently tackled and arrested 20-year-old Fitzroy Gayle on March 5. It all started when he was allegedly seen smoking pot in a Brooklyn park.

Kassandra Frederique Named New Head of Drug Policy Alliance

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:00
One of New York's fiercest drug law reform advocates, Kassandra Frederique, is taking over the reins as executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance.

Marijuana Question Answered by Sanders, Bloomberg and Klobuchar at Debate

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 22:45
A marijuana question was finally asked at one of the Democratic presidential candidates' debates. Michael Bloomberg, Amy Klobuchar and Bernie Sanders provided very different answers

68 Vape-Related Deaths Now Reported in the U.S.

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 10:00
The outbreak of vape-associated pulmonary illnesses (VAPI) has claimed the lives of 68 Americans in 29 states and Washington, DC, plus two in Europe.

Pot Arrests Skyrocketed in South Bend Under Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:00
From 2017 to 2018, while Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was mayor, marijuana arrests increased by 65% in South Bend, Indiana.

RIP: Legendary Marijuana Breeder Subcool

Sat, 02/01/2020 - 19:30
Known for such strains as Vortex and Jack the Ripper and his TGA Genetics seeds line, West Coast breeder Subcool, who battled a rare deficiency disease since 2013, has died.

Russia Releases American Woman Charged with Marijuana Possession

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 10:00
Busted for possessing a small amount of marijuana in Russia in April, American-born Israeli citizen Naama Issacher was freed on January 30 after spending nine months in jail.

Stoner Disobedience: Dude Lights Up in Court

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 15:30
Spencer Boston decided to stage a protest during a court appearance for a marijuana citation in Lebanon, Tennessee on January 27 by sparking up a joint.

Lev Parnas Encouraged Trump to Legalize Marijuana

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 14:00
In a 2018 recording released by his attorney Joseph Bondy, Lev Parnas talked to President Trump about legalizing marijuana. During the conversation Trump said about pot, "It does cause an IQ problem."

Mixed Messages About Cannabis and Heart Disease

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 22:00
A new review of studies concludes that marijuana use can lead to heart attacks, while another study says it can help you survive one. Dr. Mary Clifton weighs in.

States That Will Vote to Legalize Adult-Use or Medical Marijuana in 2020

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:00
The race is on to become the next U.S. state to legalize marijuana for adult and/or medical use in 2020. So far, measures in Mississippi, New Jersey and South Dakota have been approved for the November 3 ballot.

Year-End Cannabis Awards Hail Achievements in 2019

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 22:52
From the the Cannabis Business Awards to the MJBizDaily Awards (both in Las Vegas) to the Emerald Cup awards in California, major players in the marijuana industry received their share of canna-kudos.

Barnard Student's Death Linked to Her Search for Marijuana

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 17:00
Ed Mullins, who heads the Sergeants Benevolent Association in New York, says Tessa Majors went to Morningside Park to cop weed before she was stabbed to death there on December 11.

What You Need to Know About Steve DeAngelo

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 03:16
On December 12, Steve DeAngelo (along with Wanda James) will be inducted into the MJBizDaily Awards Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. More than just a businessman and co-founder of Harborside Health Center, he's been on the frontlines as a cannabis activist since 1974.

RIP: Federal Medical-Marijuana Patient George McMahon

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 02:32
One of just three remaining patients who received federally grown marijuana, George McMahon passed away in Iowa on November 30. He was 69.

Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Start in Michigan

Sat, 11/30/2019 - 18:30
Michigan become the eighth state to sell marijuana for adult use starting on December 1. Longtime activist John Sinclair was one of the first customers at Arbors Wellness in Ann Arbor.

FDA Report on CBD Not Good News for Burgeoning Industry

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 17:56
If you thought the federal government was going to jump on the CBD bandwagon, you thought wrong. The FDA's new report on CBD is negative from beginning to end.