• Seahawks fans abuzz over super strain of marijuana

    Seahawks fans abuzz over super strain of marijuana

    WHILE THE Seahawks play in the Super Bowl, fans who live in Washington State can smoke a super bowl. Washington, where weed in legal, already has a strain of pot named “Beast Mode 2.0” after Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch. Now, a company named Solstice is busy hand-rolling joints for its new “12th Pack” product,
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  • Pot spray promises women better sex

    Pot spray promises women better sex

    ASPEN, Colo. — Marijuana as an aphrodisiac? That’s the promise behind a new pot spray.  It’s called “Foria” as in “euphoria” and it’s sold in perfume-like spray bottles. It made its Colorado debut in Aspen during the Winter X-Games last week at Native Roots Apothecary. The first 100 customers were allowed to buy a ten
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  • Tax law quirk means pot may pay off for Coloradans literally

    Tax law quirk means pot may pay off for Coloradans literally

    DENVER Colorado’s marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents’ pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers. The state constitution limits how much tax money the state can take in before it has to give some
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  • Pitching Marijuana Startups Brings New Meaning to High Tech

    Pitching Marijuana Startups Brings New Meaning to High Tech

    Investing in a social network closely tied to a booming industry sounds great, until Apple kicks the thing you invested in out of the App Store because the platform is all about marijuana. It’s one of the many things that can happen when two of the fastest growing industries in America come together, as is
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  • These 7 weed startups are the toke of the town

    These 7 weed startups are the toke of the town

    When Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund dropped a fat bag of cash into cannabis private equity firm Privateer Holdings, the whole industry exhaled a puff of excitement and hope. Finally, venture capital was beginning to take the industry seriously. But of course, cannabis-loving entrepreneurs have been around since before that, and they’ve spawned plenty of startups.
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  • Tennessee seeks farmers to grow hemp

    Tennessee seeks farmers to grow hemp

    The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is looking for a few farmers interested in growing industrial hemp. Applications are now open for farmers and producers to work with department in the production of industrial hemp. The Tennessee General Assembly last year passed a law that legalized strains of low-THC varities of cannabis, as well as the
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  • Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes

    Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes

    The American Academy of Pediatrics is requesting that the Drug Enforcement Administration reclassify marijuana as a less harmful substance in order to facilitate research of the substance for medical use, according to a policy statement released Monday. “The AAP strongly supports research and development of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and supports a review of policies promoting research
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  • PureCure Indica Strip Review

    PureCure Indica Strip Review

    Ok, I have to admit that I’m not a medical user; sure I have some chronic ankle pain, but I’m not ‘medicating’ — I’m getting stoned high as a kite!  So the gray area between meds and recreation is a tough road to navigate…enter more products than you can sample and viola!  Confusion! So perhaps
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  • Marijuana a performance-enhancing drug?

    Marijuana a performance-enhancing drug?

    Perhaps. The Business Times this week rounds up some of the evidence in support of cannabis use by athletes. In November, Men’s Journal interviewed elite triathlete Clifford Drusinsky who said cannabis relaxes him and allows him to focus. Other athletes report it helps with the boredom of repetitive training. Outside Magazine correspondent Gordy Megroztested the
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  • The Impact Of Smoking Marijuana Regularly On Your Lungs, According To Science

    The Impact Of Smoking Marijuana Regularly On Your Lungs, According To Science

    Evolving attitudes about marijuana among the majority of Americans, as well as decriminalization laws starting to sweep the nation, have done little to quell questions about the health effects of longtime use among medical professionals, lawmakers, and people on both sides of an ongoing debate about the plant. Even with a dearth of research, the
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  • Virginia state senator pushing marijuana decriminalization

    Virginia state senator pushing marijuana decriminalization

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some Virginia lawmakers want to loosen the state’s marijuana laws. One state senator says it’s time to decriminalize marijuana outright. Other legislators want to legalize derivatives of the drug for treating epilepsy. Sen. Adam Ebbin, an Alexandria Democrat, has introduced a bill that would eliminate jail time for possession of marijuana and make
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  • AbsoluteXtracts Girl Scout Cookies 500mg

    AbsoluteXtracts Girl Scout Cookies 500mg

    The AbsoluteXtracts brand of super critical CO2 oils are absolutely divine!  Simple 510 threaded cartridges come in 500mb and variations of India and Sativa.  Dark and fluidic, each varietal is smooth and crystal clear and provides an absolutely terrific experience.  The setup works nicely  With over 11 cartridges and 23 total flavors how can you
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  • PureCure 0.5g THC Extract Pre-filled Vaporizer Cartridge Review

    PureCure 0.5g THC Extract Pre-filled Vaporizer Cartridge Review

    The PureCure half-gram vape refill is one of the best oils on the market today and should not be missed.  As with many of the not so green vape pen refills, the PureCure 500mg is a standard setup of screw-on one pieces, with the atomizer, tank and mouthpiece available as a standard 510 screw-on cartridge.
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  • Bethenny Frankel to Introduce Skinnygirl Marijuana

    Bethenny Frankel to Introduce Skinnygirl Marijuana

    Bethenny Frankel first got famous as a cast member of The Real Housewives of New York City, but she’s probably better-known for her Skinnygirl margaritas (and nutrition bars, and popcorn, and other cocktails). Now it looks like Bethenny Frankel may be cashing in on the growing marijuana industry. Although it’s unconfirmed, Frankel will likely soon
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  • California Tribe Building $10 Million Indoor Pot-Growing Facility

    California Tribe Building $10 Million Indoor Pot-Growing Facility

    A month after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said it did not have an objection, in principle, to Indian tribes growing marijuana on their trust-held land, Mendocino, California’s Pinoleville Pomo Nation (pdf) announced it was building a $10-million greenhouse facility on its 99-acre rancheria in Ukiah. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat said county officials
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  • Bills would legalize medical marijuana in Indiana

    Bills would legalize medical marijuana in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS — Two Democrats — one in the Senate and one in the House — have introduced bills that would allow the use of medical marijuana in Indiana. Senate Bill 284, by Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Portage, and House Bill 1487, by Rep. Sue Errington, D-Muncie, would allow people with a doctor’s recommendation to use marijuana
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  • Marijuana news: New report says legal pot could mean millions in revenue for Vermont

    Marijuana news: New report says legal pot could mean millions in revenue for Vermont

    Vermont could bring in millions in tax revenue if it legalizes marijuana but only if if the drug remained illegal in nearby states, a new study commissioned by the state concluded. The Rand Corporation’s 218-page report on what legalization might mean for the New England state was released Friday. The report, which does not make
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  • Investors Put More Than $100 Million Into the Marijuana Industry Over the Past Two Years

    Investors Put More Than $100 Million Into the Marijuana Industry Over the Past Two Years

    It looks like investors have gotten a serious case of the munchies. During the past two fiscal years, investors spent $104.5 million to gobble up stakes in cannabis and cannabis-related companies, according to research firm CB Insights. In 2014, funding in the industry grew a whopping 941.5 percent. The biggest news in the space hit last week, when Peter Thiel’s
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  • Pot Sellers Lobby Against Medical Marijuana in Washington State

    Pot Sellers Lobby Against Medical Marijuana in Washington State

    Washington state’s first recreational marijuana stores opened last July, the culmination of a broad-based and long effort to legalize the drug. In 1998 voters passed a ballot initiative offering pot smokers legal protection against prosecution if they had a doctor’s note saying they needed the drug for medical reasons. A legal loophole let marijuana dispensaries
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  • Colorado sets standard for marijuana regulation

    Colorado sets standard for marijuana regulation

    As Oregon and Alaska gear up to implement the will of their voters to legalize recreational cannabis use, they would be well served to look to Colorado for guidance. After years of hearings and task force meetings, Colorado has created a sound template for regulating the retail cannabis industry. It simultaneously balances the need to
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