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  • Vermont Governor Phil Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill | TJ Baker MONTPELIER, VT — Vermont Governor Phil Scott has returned a bill that would legalize marijuana possession, but not regulate marijuana sales, to lawmakers, issuing a veto on Senate Bill […]
    Wed, May 24, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, Offers ‘Path Forward’ | Marijuana Policy Project MONTPELIER, VT — Gov. Phil Scott announced Wednesday he is vetoing a bill that would have made marijuana legal for adults in Vermont, but offered a “path […]
    Wed, May 24, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • Vermont Governor Rejects Marijuana Legalization Bill | NORML MONTPELIER, VT — Vermont’s Republican governor  on Wednesday rejected legislation, Senate Bill 22, that sought to eliminate criminal and civil penalties for the adult use and possession of […]
    Thu, May 25, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • France Will Soon Replace Marijuana Arrests With Fines Nationwide | HWN PARIS — The government of newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron announced intentions to soon replace marijuana arrests with fines nationwide. Police in France will soon issue a […]
    Thu, May 25, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • South Dakota: Jury Acquits Tribal Marijuana Consultant on All Charges | TJ Baker FLANDREAU, SD — A marijuana consultant from a Colorado-based firm has been found not guilty of drug-related charges related to his work with a South Dakota tribe’s failed […]
    Thu, May 25, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • New Hampshire has decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana, joining more than 20 states including all of New England in easing criminal penalties on pot, the AP reports. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu on Tuesday signed the bill that reduces […]
    Wed, Jul 19, 2017
    Source: Newser.com
  • Now that one of the nation's largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania? The name Weed already belongs to an old mill town in northern […]
    Fri, Aug 04, 2017
    Source: Newser.com
  • Kristina Ziobro went into her son Michael's room to say goodnight to him and found him unconscious on the floor. Now, the New Jersey mom is blaming her 22-year-old son's death on the medical marijuana that was found in his closet. She tells Today […]
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    Source: Newser.com
  • 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, per the AP . Now, 41-year-old Rolando Naranjo and Betsy Espinoza (said to be 32 or 33) are in jail, charged with […]
    Wed, Aug 23, 2017
    Source: Newser.com
  • Uruguay is the first country in the world to fully legalize recreational marijuana. But its new market may be imperiled by United States laws like the Patriot […]
    Fri, Aug 25, 2017
    Source: NY Times
  • Netflix debuted Disjointed —a series starring Kathy Bates as a pot activist who runs a Southern California marijuana dispensary—on Friday, and along with the show's launch came some extra enhancers: new marijuana strains inspired by 10 of its shows. […]
    Mon, Aug 28, 2017
    Source: Newser.com
  • What is the Best Way to Do Dabs? Dabbing is the common terms for smoking or vaping concentrated cannabis. While it has been around for nearly a decade, there are still some uncertainties as to how to perform this technique.  TWB has posted about dabs before, […]
    Wed, Aug 30, 2017
    Source: The Weed Blog
  • An explosion in Afghanistan left me with daily migraines. The best solution is illegal: […]
    Fri, Sep 01, 2017
    Source: NY Times
  • Will Prohibition Return to Legalized States? In addition to the barrage of questions that customers ask regarding the effects of indicas, sativas and hybrids that I get as a budtender, there is another question that comes up a great deal when people come […]
    Wed, Sep 06, 2017
    Source: The Weed Blog
  •   Cannabis Season – Week 15   I will be continuing my Dispensary Tour north and east of the Willamette River.  Here is how I walked 42.4 miles from Sunday July 16 through Saturday, July 22.  This is after the most recent update to the prosthetic in my right […]
    Wed, Sep 06, 2017
    Source: The Weed Blog
  • Medical Marijuana Laws in Popular Counties of California   The rush is on for the 1st of January 2018. On this date, all marijuana rules have to be in place. If they are not, then those who fall short will be liable as they would be in violation of State and […]
    Thu, Sep 07, 2017
    Source: The Weed Blog
  •   ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has typically been supportive of marijuana law reform efforts.  After all, there is no denying the way that cannabis prohibition has negatively affected minorities […]
    Thu, Sep 07, 2017
    Source: The Weed Blog
  • The Rose City is full of great food, shopping and comedy — all enhanced by a legalized pot-tourism […]
    Fri, Sep 08, 2017
    Source: NY Times
  • The black market for marijuana in California is thriving as growers shun the legalized system that comes into effect in […]
    Sat, Sep 09, 2017
    Source: NY Times
  • The group Marijuana Majority writes that V.A. doctors should be allowed to recommend the drug to veterans who need […]
    Tue, Sep 12, 2017
    Source: NY Times
  • On Monday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual Crime in the United States (CIUS) report, and the stats are concerning. Tom Angell reported for Forbes: Marijuana possession busts comprised 37.36% of all reported drug arrests in the U.S. […]
    Tue, Sep 26, 2017
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • On Sunday, SB 949, which makes it easier for people who have been convicted of marijuana possession to clear their records in Maryland, went into effect. The bill became law in May without Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature. Prior to the bill’s passage, anyone […]
    Mon, Oct 02, 2017
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • In the District of Columbia, Councilmember David Grosso (I, at large) has introduced a bill, B22-0446, that would allow anyone 21 and over to access a dispensary if they provide a signed affidavit that they are using marijuana for medical purposes and are […]
    Wed, Oct 04, 2017
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • In Georgia this week, he Atlanta City Council took a historic step when it voted unanimously to stop jailing people for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana! Following the vote, Atlanta’s Mayor Kasim Reed tweeted that he will sign the ordinance into […]
    Thu, Oct 05, 2017
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • Regulators overseeing the Washington state adult-use cannabis industry are considering a change in the law that would allow adults to cultivate cannabis at home. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) conducted a hearing yesterday and is […]
    Thu, Oct 05, 2017
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • Dear Stoner: I’ve been trying to get a new job, so I use CBD when I can’t smoke weed. Last time I was tested, though, they found THC, even after using a detox that worked for my male friends, but not for me. How can I get this out of my system? Maria The […]
    Mon, Oct 16, 2017
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • Colorado marijuana sales continue to hit new milestones, surpassing $1 billion in sales two months earlier in 2017 than they did in 2016, according to tax-revenue data from the Colorado Department of Revenue. Totaling retail and medical marijuana sales tax […]
    Wed, Oct 18, 2017
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • My librarian mother taught me never to judge a book by its cover, but anything I put into my body is a different story. It took years for me to get over pea soup’s pukey-green color, and I nearly got cold feet with magic mushrooms after finding out they […]
    Wed, Oct 18, 2017
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • Dear Stoner: I’ve noticed the CBD and THC percentages on my marijuana products, but what is CBN? That percentage is also on the bottle, but I’ve never heard of it. Derrick The post Ask a Stoner: What Is CBN? appeared first on Toke of the […]
    Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • Joe Rannazzisi, former head of the Office of Diversion Control for the Drug Enforcement Administration, says he was pushed out by members of Congress and the pharmaceutical […]
    Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    Source: The Cannabist
  • Rifle Colorado is retiring its oldest K-9 dog and welcoming two new puppies, who will be trained to ignore the smell of marijuana when sniffing out […]
    Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    Source: The Cannabist
  • The cultivation of New Martha Stewart, of Hip-Hop Martha, of Martha the Queen of Dank Memes, has culminated in “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party,” with Season 2 set to debut on […]
    Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    Source: The Cannabist
  • By Bart Schaneman, John Schroyer and Omar Sacirbey Michigan regulators propose steep capital requirements for medical marijuana businesses, cannabis funding deals skyrocket, and Pennsylvania gives the green light to the state’s first MMJ cultivator. Here’s a […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that state lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative rewrite of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to return Monday to consider a […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • Jacinda Ardern, the new prime minister of New Zealand, said the nation will hold a referendum on whether to legalize recreational marijuana at some point over the next three […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: The Cannabist
  • Ohio will be authorizing 24 companies to grow medical marijuana soon, but how can they legally import the seeds to begin sowing their […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: The Cannabist
  • Peru’s Congress overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill that also has the support of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, putting the country in line to become the latest in Latin America to legalize some form of cannabis. The bill, approved Thursday, […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • The largest shopping mall operator in the United States is trying to stop a medical marijuana dispensary from opening next to one of its properties in Philadelphia. Last March, PharmaCann – which operates MMJ businesses in Illinois and New York – bought a […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • The cannabis industry’s thirst for energy has been well documented, with a majority of commercial cultivations burning electricity indoors because of local laws banning outdoor grows…and also because it’s easier to control growing environments indoors. With […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • New Zealand will hold a public referendum on whether to legalize recreational marijuana for personal use at some point over the next three years, according to the nation’s newly elected prime minister. Jacinda Ardern – who was confirmed as the nation’s next […]
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • The post Corey Feldman Charged with Pot Possession appeared first on High Times. Was actor and musician Corey Feldman charged with pot possession for speaking out against sexual abuse? He seems to think so. Over the weekend, police pulled Feldman over as his […]
    Mon, Oct 23, 2017
    Source: High Times
  • The post ‘Budtender Fight Club’ Is Here To Train Cannabis Employees appeared first on High Times. While Nevada is poised to become one of the leading legal cannabis markets in the nation, raking in a whopping $27 million during its first month of […]
    Mon, Oct 23, 2017
    Source: High Times
  • The post Teen Boy Explains How Cannabis Saved His Life appeared first on High Times. Deryn Blackwell, a 14-year-old teen hailing from Norfolk, England, was in the midst of preparing his own funeral before cannabis saved his young life. Blackwell, who had […]
    Mon, Oct 23, 2017
    Source: High Times
  • The post Canadian Company Says It Will Sell Cannabis in Convenience Stores appeared first on High Times. A Canadian company says it will sell cannabis in convenience stores. But before you dig out your passport and book a flight or a seat on Megabus, let’s […]
    Mon, Oct 23, 2017
    Source: High Times
  • The post Texas Officials Post Sarcastic Tweet After Removing 3,000 Pot Plants appeared first on High Times. Approximately 3,000 pot plants weighing 179 pounds were discovered and removed in a joint operation in Dallas, Texas.  Shortly afterward, Major Max […]
    Mon, Oct 23, 2017
    Source: High Times