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  • Bill to Protect State Enforcement of Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress | TJ Baker WASHINGTON, DC — As tensions continue to grow due to the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws, including a possible forthcoming federal crackdown on the […]
    Mon, Jul 31, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • Poll: 78% of Utah Voters Support Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure | TJ Baker SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Another poll has found that an overwhelming majority of Utah voters support a proposed ballot measure to legalize marijuana in the state. According to a Salt […]
    Mon, Jul 31, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • Missouri Medical Marijuana Drive Reaches Signature Milestone | Paul Armentano Proponents of a Missouri voter initiative effort to legalize and regulate the therapeutic use and distribution of cannabis statewide have gathered over 50,000 signatures over the […]
    Tue, Aug 01, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • Cory Booker Introduces the Marijuana Justice Act in US Senate | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) has introduced comprehensive marijuana reform legislation, the Marijuana Justice Act of 2017. The bill would (1) remove marijuana from the US […]
    Tue, Aug 01, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • PTSD Patients Can Now Access Medical Marijuana in Minnesota | TJ Baker ST. PAUL, MN — Minnesota residents who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are now eligible to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program. Late last year state […]
    Tue, Aug 01, 2017
    Source: The Daily Chronic
  • 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
  • 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
  • Although pot saw a watershed year in 2016, with a handful of marijuana legalization initiatives that got the green light from voters, 2017 was pretty dry, with no official movement on that front anywhere in the nation. Per Forbes , 2018 is set to see a […]
    Sat, Dec 30, 2017
    Source: Newser.com
  • MPP co-founder, former executive director and recent director of strategic development Rob Kampia has departed MPP and its board. This decision was the result of a deliberative process that lasted several weeks. Kampia plans to launch a cannabis policy […]
    Sat, Dec 30, 2017
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • While the world welcomed 2018, residents in California had an extra reason to celebrate the new year's arrival. At 12:01am, marijuana received broad legalization in the Golden State, two decades after California became the first state to legalize […]
    Mon, Jan 01, 2018
    Source: Newser.com
  • Cops showed up at a party in Georgia about 2:30am Sunday to investigate a complaint of shots fired, and when all was said and done, more than 60 people were arrested, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . Now, controversy has ensued over whether the […]
    Wed, Jan 03, 2018
    Source: Newser.com
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded the Department of Justice policy that directed federal law enforcement not to target individuals or businesses that are in compliance with state law. In a memo to federal prosecutors dated January 4, Sessions […]
    Thu, Jan 04, 2018
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • The AP on Thursday morning reported Attorney General Jeff Sessions was going to go after legalized marijuana, and so it came to pass. Sessions says he is rescinding a policy instituted under President Obama that had allowed legalized marijuana to flourish in […]
    Thu, Jan 04, 2018
    Source: Newser.com
  • Today, the Vermont House passed H. 511 in a 81-63 vote. Gov. Phil Scott has already pledged that he will sign the bill after it passes one more procedural vote in the Senate. H. 511 would eliminate Vermont’s civil penalty for possessing one ounce or less of […]
    Thu, Jan 04, 2018
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • Four days after legal marijuana sales began in the state, lawmakers and leaders of the cannabis industry vowed legalization would […]
    Fri, Jan 05, 2018
    Source: NY Times
  • Marijuana-related stocks plummeted, cannabis boosters worried about the industry's future, and defiant growers and sellers vowed to keep operating after Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled a tougher approach Thursday to federal pot enforcement. The […]
    Fri, Jan 05, 2018
    Source: Newser.com
  • Lawmakers from both parties see it as a state decision and vow to force the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, to back […]
    Fri, Jan 05, 2018
    Source: NY Times
  • Why a federal crackdown on legal marijuana? The real problem, as any sentient public servant can tell you, is opioid […]
    Fri, Jan 05, 2018
    Source: NY Times
  • When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were unexpectedly placed at risk of a crackdown and are warily watching […]
    Fri, Jan 05, 2018
    Source: NY Times
  • The growing divide between California and President Trump erupted this week, over marijuana, immigration, taxes and the […]
    Sun, Jan 07, 2018
    Source: NY Times
  • The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved a bill to make marijuana legal for adults on Tuesday by a vote of 207-139. The bill will now move to the House Ways and Means Committee before moving on to the Senate. HB 656, which was introduced last […]
    Tue, Jan 09, 2018
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • On January 4, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin announced her decision to place Question 788, which would create a medical marijuana program in the state, on the June primary election ballot. A majority of Oklahomans support medical marijuana, but primary elections […]
    Tue, Jan 09, 2018
    Source: Marijuana Policy Project
  • A Toronto company billing itself as the “WebMD of medical cannabis” has acquired Massachusetts-based Canna Care Docs, which certifies MMJ patients in 21 “evaluation centers” across nine states. Sail Cannabis funded the Canna Care acquisition with proceeds […]
    Wed, Jan 10, 2018
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • Vermont’s legislature on Wednesday became the first in the United States to pass a bill legalizing recreational marijuana. The legislation, H.511, allows those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of cannabis and to cultivate a limited number of plants. […]
    Wed, Jan 10, 2018
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • A major Canadian licensed producer has sealed an arrangement with a Dutch pharmaceutical distributor to market and sell its medical marijuana products in 17 countries. Saskatchewan-headquartered CanniMed Therapeutics, traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange […]
    Wed, Jan 10, 2018
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • While not likely to be as historic as the legalization wave of 2016, this is expected to be a watershed year for the cannabis industry. For the first time, from all indications, state legislatures are poised to pass recreational marijuana legalization laws, […]
    Thu, Jan 11, 2018
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • Las Vegas’ plans to allow public consumption of marijuana have been tabled “indefinitely” after Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week rescinded federal protections for states with recreational cannabis laws. Officials for the city and Clark County, where […]
    Thu, Jan 11, 2018
    Source: MMJ Business Daily
  • The Colorado senators have asked the U.S. Treasury to keep in place Obama-era rules that allow banks to serve marijuana […]
    Fri, Jan 12, 2018
    Source: The Cannabist
  • In “Mailing Marijuana Out of Colorado: How Likely Are You to Get Caught?,” published circa November 2015, the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area’s Tom Gorman estimated that 90 percent of illegally shipped cannabis packages weren’t being […]
    Fri, Jan 12, 2018
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • Billy J. Williams, United States Attorney for the District of Oregon, said he is concerned about the state's marijuana regulatory structure and […]
    Fri, Jan 12, 2018
    Source: The Cannabist
  • Members of Colorado congressional delegation say they were reassured by their state’s U.S. Attorney that the disappearance of Obama-era marijuana guidance will not result in increasing marijuana prosecutions at the expense of other […]
    Fri, Jan 12, 2018
    Source: The Cannabist
  • Opinion: The New Hampshire Legislature shouldn't move forward on marijuana legislation until they have results from a commission set up to study […]
    Fri, Jan 12, 2018
    Source: The Cannabist
  • A bipartisan congressional coalition pushed back on the DEA's assertion that cannabidiol and extracts derived from hemp are Schedule I […]
    Fri, Jan 12, 2018
    Source: The Cannabist
  • My 420 Tours is a state leader in the cannabis tourism industry, attracting more than 1,000 visitors each month. When I visited its base of operations, nestled in a renovated loading dock just south of Elyria-Swansea, the only signs that it was a cannabis […]
    Sat, Jan 13, 2018
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • As we’ve reported, George Brauchler, 18th Judicial District DA and candidate for Colorado Attorney General, opposed Amendment 64, the 2012 measure that legalized limited recreational marijuana sales in the state, and he doesn’t think its passage has done […]
    Sun, Jan 14, 2018
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • Comedians had a great year in 2017. Anyone concerned with the political health of America? Not so much. No matter what part of the liberal-conservative spectrum you fall into nowadays, the argumentative state of bipartisan politics is both entrenched and […]
    Mon, Jan 15, 2018
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • Colorado cannabis sales saw a small but noticeable drop in November 2017, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. It was the third straight month of decreasing cannabis revenue. Medical and recreational cannabis combined for $119,567,777 in sales in […]
    Mon, Jan 15, 2018
    Source: Toke of the Town
  • The post Pennsylvania Removes Medical Marijuana Users From Police Computers appeared first on High Times. A controversial part of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program just became more difficult to enforce. Under the state’s medical use law, passed in […]
    Tue, Jan 16, 2018
    Source: High Times
  • The post Copenhagen Caper Exposes Cannabis Crackdown appeared first on High Times. Media accounts mostly played it for laughs when a confused pot dealer cluelessly got into a police car outside the famous squatter community of Christiania in Copenhagen on […]
    Tue, Jan 16, 2018
    Source: High Times
  • The post 10 Best Desktop Vaporizers of 2017 appeared first on High Times. The best desktop vaporizers allow you to use your herb in the most efficient way possible. You’ll find yourself using less weed to get high in no time. Eventually, your desktop […]
    Tue, Jan 16, 2018
    Source: High Times
  • The post Boxing Champion Shannon Briggs Says Cannabis Saved His Life appeared first on High Times. As both medicinal and recreational cannabis continue to slowly intertwine with mainstream society, an increasing amount of prominent figureheads, celebrities […]
    Tue, Jan 16, 2018
    Source: High Times
  • The post Will Robots Take Over the Cannabis Industry? appeared first on High Times. It is conceivable that robots and artificial intelligence will eventually take over the American workforce. These advancements in modern technology are currently being tested […]
    Tue, Jan 16, 2018
    Source: High Times
  • CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada's marijuana regulators have tentatively given pot retailers a green light to begin home deliveries for the first time since recreational marijuana sales became legal last July. The Las Vegas Sun reports The Nevada Tax […]
    Tue, Jan 16, 2018
    Source: Washington Times - Business