• Leaf me alone!

    Leaf me alone!

    Rihanna uses cannabis clutch to fight her way through fans

  • Medical Marijuana: Montana Cannabis Under Fire From Feds

    Medical Marijuana: Montana Cannabis Under Fire From Feds

    The Department of Justice’s crackdown on California medical marijuana might be the most well known in the country, but it’s worth paying attention to legal developments in Montana, where U.S. Attorneys are also doing battle with dispensaries.   As detailed by the Helena Independent Record, federal prosectors don’t want suspects involved in medical marijuana sales to be able
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  • CSU-Pueblo researches the world of cannabis, tracking methods

    CSU-Pueblo researches the world of cannabis, tracking methods

    At Colorado State University-Pueblo, the Institute of Cannabis Research has been researching and developing alternative methods of tracking cannabis, straying away from the traditionally known seed-to-sale. CSU-Pueblo is the home of the ICR, a research center established in 2016, dedicated to “generating new knowledge on cannabis research and its derivatives,” according to Chad Kinney, director
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  • Amsterdam Cannabis Cafes To Stay Open To All As Mayor Drops Tourist Drug Ban

    Amsterdam Cannabis Cafes To Stay Open To All As Mayor Drops Tourist Drug Ban

    A law that would have banned foreigners from using Amsterdam’s famous cannabis cafes has been dropped by the city’s mayor just mere months after the Netherlands first began enforcing the restriction. The tourist drug ban went into effect in three of the country’s southern provinces earlier this year and was due to expand to the rest of the country
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  • Controversial Weed Growing iOS Game Pulled from App Store

    Controversial Weed Growing iOS Game Pulled from App Store

    A new iOS game called “Weed Firm” has been pulled out from the App Store for containing controversial content, reports App Advice. The game enjoyed top ranking on the Top Free iPhone Apps chart on Tuesday just before being removed from the App Store. Industry observers are now wondering how the game, with its controversial content, was
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  • Pro Snowboarder and Film Maker Travis Rice Partners with Leading CBD Brand, HempFusion

    Pro Snowboarder and Film Maker Travis Rice Partners with Leading CBD Brand, HempFusion

    DENVER, CO, Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – HempFusion (“the Company”), a leading Hemp/CBD company in the United States with distribution of its family of brands to over 3,400 retailers across 47 states, is pleased to announce a first of its kind partnership with legendary action sports athlete and global action film icon Travis Rice, as the latest HempFusion brand ambassador. Travis is
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  • Man jailed for 10 years over €240,000 of cannabis

    Man jailed for 10 years over €240,000 of cannabis

    Man jailed for 10 years over €240,000 of cannabis Denis Flynn had denied having 20kg of cannabis for sale or supply at Harringtons Square, Dillons Cross in Cork on December 22nd, 2011. A 44-year-old man has been jailed for 10 years after he was convicted by a jury of possessing €240,000 worth of drugs at
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  • Where are the seeds? Cannabis stores across Canada face shortages

    Where are the seeds? Cannabis stores across Canada face shortages

    Canadians the age of majority in their province can grow up to four plants a household, yet there is no legal means to obtain seeds. Licensed cannabis producers have put filling Canadians’ pot demands ahead of their desire to fill pots. With federal legalization of recreational cannabis on Oct. 17, Canadians the age of majority
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  • Cops: Man steals pot from police because ‘it smelled so good’

    Cops: Man steals pot from police because ‘it smelled so good’

    A man in Pennsylvania who was arrested Saturday for allegedly stealing a bag of marijuana from a police station says he did so because he couldn’t resist the drug’s aroma. Police arrested David Allan Thompson, 27, for stealing a bag of pot that had been seized as evidence from the Charleroi Regional police department, according
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  • Marijuana cannon: Mexican police confiscate improvised border drug cannon

    Marijuana cannon: Mexican police confiscate improvised border drug cannon

    By Associated Press / February 28, 2013 In this image released by the Mexicali Public Safety Department, a man holds up an improvised cannon that was confiscated earlier in the day in Mexicali, Mexico, Feb. 26. Police in the border city say the cannon was used to hurl packets of marijuana across a border fence
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  • Is Cannabis Bad for Me? The Science… and How It Is Misinterpreted

    Is Cannabis Bad for Me? The Science… and How It Is Misinterpreted

    A lot can be said for cannabis. And, as Uruguay approves the production and distribution of the plant, you can be sure you’ll be hearing a lot more on the issue. My own viewpoints on the herb were sculpted through work with a Californian client who, at the end of our second appointment, innocently asked
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  • Girl can attend school with her cannabis-based medicine, California court rules

    Girl can attend school with her cannabis-based medicine, California court rules

    It took a fight in court, but a 5-year-old girl will be allowed to bring her cannabis-based medicine to school and attend class with other students, according to a ruling by a California administrative court on Friday. Brooke Adams, a Santa Rosa, California, kindergartner, has Dravet Syndrome. It’s a severe and rare form of epilepsy
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  • Where to Buy Marijuana in Los Angeles After Dispensary Ban Takes Effect

    Where to Buy Marijuana in Los Angeles After Dispensary Ban Takes Effect

    Now that the L.A. City Council has decided that all medical marijuana dispensaries must shut down by Sept. 6, where will you get your medicine?   The slacker down the street? No, he was put out of business by the dispensaries. MacArthur Park? Cleaned up years ago. Tijuana? You want to end up in Mexican prison over
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  • No industrial hemp in Nebraska this year

    No industrial hemp in Nebraska this year

    Legislators earlier this year passed a bill allowing the cultivation of industrial hemp for research, but Nebraska’s nickname as the Cornhusker State is safe for the time being, as state officials work on regulations that will allow the fibrous plant to make the leap from weed to crop. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture — which
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  • Gulf Cartel Boss Arrested in Southeast Mexico

    Gulf Cartel Boss Arrested in Southeast Mexico

    CANCUN, Mexico – The suspected leader of the Gulf cartel in the resort cities of Cancun and Playa del Carmen was arrested by police and Mexican army troops, the Quintana Roo state Attorney General’s Office said Thursday. Jose Roberto Diaz Cornelio was captured Wednesday in Merida and taken to Cancun, Quintana Roo Attorney General Gaspar
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  • California Marijuana Cultivation Ban Is Being Challenged

    California Marijuana Cultivation Ban Is Being Challenged

    This is Colorado’s week in the sun (or, if you’re standing in line to buy legal adult-use weed in Denver, snow) and rightly so.   While history is being made in the Rockies, back here in California we’re sort of stuck in Prohibition. Here, local governments are still allowed to say, “No thanks” to medical
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  • CNN Trying to Stop Strain of Marijuana Being Named for Dr. Sanjay Gupta

    CNN Trying to Stop Strain of Marijuana Being Named for Dr. Sanjay Gupta

    Boulder dispensary says it will keep the name for now Aug 26, 2013, 9:50 am EDT  |  By Burke Speaker, Investorplace Writer A medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado is being told by CNN that its lighthearted humor in naming a strain of weed after Dr. Sanjay Gupta is no laughing matter. The cable news giant, owned by Time Warner (TWX),
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  • Smoking Pot Can Raise Your Risk Of Stroke, Even For Young Adults

    Smoking Pot Can Raise Your Risk Of Stroke, Even For Young Adults

      Image Credit: Igor Kolos / Shutterstock Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New Zealand researchers have presented evidence that smoking marijuana may be increasing your chances of having a stroke. They reported at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2013 that ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients were 2.3 times more likely to have smoked
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  • Are your kids dabbing?

    Are your kids dabbing?

    Adults don’t know about it, but kids do. We learned about it from kids on the street. It’s called “dab.” “‘Dab’ is marijuana cooked down into a highly concentrated paste,” said Det. Larry McKinnon of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. ‘Dab’, also know as BHO or Butane Hash Oil, was popular in the 70s, but
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  • DEA tells 23 medical marijuana storefronts to shut down

    DEA tells 23 medical marijuana storefronts to shut down

    The Drug Enforcement Administration mailed letters Thursday to 23 medical marijuana businesses in Western Washington, warning they could be prosecuted and the properties seized if they are operating within a school zone. “Please take the necessary steps to discontinue the sale and/or distribution of marijuana…within 30 days,” read the letter, signed by Matthew G. Barnes, special agent in
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