• 20 States Expected to Fully Legalize Marijuana by 2024

    20 States Expected to Fully Legalize Marijuana by 2024

    More than half of these states are expected to become billion-dollar cannabis markets in less than five years. The legal marijuana industry is budding before our eyes. What had once been considered a taboo industry that was swept under the rug by lawmakers has now become a front-and-center issue, as well as a big-time moneymaker for
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  • Beboe: Marijuana Products Aimed At Women

    Beboe: Marijuana Products Aimed At Women

    On the fifth floor of Barneys in Beverly Hills, past the racks of plaid $390 Burberry slides and spiky $1,995 Christian Louboutin sneakers, sits a tiny store-within-a-store called the High End. It might just be the fanciest head shop in the world. Visitors are greeted by an array of marijuana products displayed on a marble-dust-and-quartz-crystal
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  • Federal Prohibition Prevents Billion-Dollar Industry from Helping Economy

    Federal Prohibition Prevents Billion-Dollar Industry from Helping Economy

    Farmers can yield, at most, $1,000 per acre from corn. Moonrise Extracts, an industrial hemp operation in Colorado, expects to reap tens of thousands per acre, from what started as a few dozen feral hemp plants. Moonrise Extracts was lucky to obtain local hemp seeds to start their plants. Seed procurement and local adaptation from
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  • Ruling on marijuana classification disappoints advocates

    Ruling on marijuana classification disappoints advocates

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California declined Wednesday to remove marijuana from the list of most dangerous drugs, disappointing activists who saw the case as a chance to get closer to their goal of nationwide legalization. U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller said during a brief court hearing that she was initially prepared
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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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  • State liquor board would allow 3 Kent marijuana retail stores

    State liquor board would allow 3 Kent marijuana retail stores

    The city of Kent would be allowed as many as three recreational marijuana retail stores under the filing of proposed supplemental rules approved Wednesday by the the Washington State Liquor Control Board. The city of Kent, however, bans recreational marijuana stores as well as production or processing facilities. So if someone came to the city for
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  • Pot tourism in Colo.? Marijuana regulators OK idea

    Pot tourism in Colo.? Marijuana regulators OK idea

    DENVER (AP) — Marijuana tourism is on the way to Colorado, under a recommendation made Tuesday by a state task force to regulate the drug made legal by voters last year. But Colorado should erect signs in airports and borders telling visitors they can’t take pot home, the task force recommended. Colorado’s marijuana task force was assembled to
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  • Researchers unlock access to pain relief potential of cannabis

    Researchers unlock access to pain relief potential of cannabis

    University of Guelph researchers are the first to uncover how the cannabis plant creates important pain-relieving molecules that are 30 times more powerful at reducing inflammation than Aspirin. The discovery unlocks the potential to create a naturally derived pain treatment that would offer potent relief without the risk of addiction of other painkillers. “There’s clearly a need
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  • Medical pot laws & treats may send more kids to ER

    Medical pot laws & treats may send more kids to ER

    View PhotoAssociated Press – FILE – This Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 file photo shows a medical marijuana plant at a dispensary in Seattle. Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick …more      CHICAGO (AP) — Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made
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  • Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower Generates $11.1 Million Quarterly Revenue

    Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower Generates $11.1 Million Quarterly Revenue

    Fire & Flower Announces Second Quarter 2019 Financial and Operational Results EDMONTON, Oct. 1, 2019 /CNW/ – Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. (“Fire & Flower” or the “Company”) (TSX: FAF), today announced its financial and operational results for the thirteen weeks ended August 3, 2019. Financial and Operational Highlights for the thirteen weeks ended August 3, 2019 22 branded cannabis retail stores open
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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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  • Colo. Teen Addiction Centers Gear Up for Legal Pot

    Colo. Teen Addiction Centers Gear Up for Legal Pot

    While many Coloradoans rang in the new year by lining up outside marijuana dispensaries for a celebratory toke, some rehab centers are prepping for an increase of marijuana-addicted patients in 2014, especially teenage users. Although only people over the age of 21 are allowed to buy marijuana, psychiatrists and others remain concerned that teens could be most at
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  • Medical Marijuana Ads Under Attack in Denver

    Medical Marijuana Ads Under Attack in Denver

    Denver — Free joints! Cheap weed! Come on down! Marijuana advertising in Denver can be shockingly aggressive, with psychedelic billboards and sign wavers promoting potent weed and an affordable high. But in-your-face advertising messages in Colorado’s largest city look like they’re on their way out after the city council voted 13-0 to ban outdoor advertising
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  • Retail marijuana labels in Colorado will have to include potency, expiration dates, safety warning

    Retail marijuana labels in Colorado will have to include potency, expiration dates, safety warning

    DENVER – Colorado has announced detailed rules for how recreational pot should be grown and sold starting next year. The state department that will regulate marijuana released more than 60 pages of rules Monday for how marijuana sales will be licensed and regulated. The Colorado Legislature set broad parameters earlier this year, but the nitty-gritty
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  • Vancouver, Canada’s Marijuana Capital, Struggles to Tame the Black Market

    Vancouver, Canada’s Marijuana Capital, Struggles to Tame the Black Market

    VANCOUVER — In the pot-friendly city of Vancouver, illegal marijuana dispensaries outnumber Starbucks outlets, and among the most popular is Weeds, Glass and Gifts. There, in a relaxed space reminiscent of the coffee chain, jovial “budtenders” sell coconut chocolate bars infused with marijuana and customers smoke powerful pot concentrates at a sleek dab bar. When Canada legalized
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  • We must get it right on implementation of legal marijuana

    We must get it right on implementation of legal marijuana

    In the 2012 election, voters took a historic step towards changing the war on drugs in Washington state in regards to marijuana. As the Liquor Control Board began to examine how to implement this new system, some advocates have said that Washington needs to do this right, and quickly. The state must get it right,
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  • In Washington and Colorado, the Real Fight Will Come Down to Marijuana Businesses

    In Washington and Colorado, the Real Fight Will Come Down to Marijuana Businesses

    Nearly 10 months after Colorado and Washington state legalized the use and sale of recreational marijuana, Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy announced Monday that he’s invited Attorney General Eric Holder and Deputy Attorney General James Cole to testify at a September 10 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Specifically, Leahy wants Holder and Cole to answer questions about “whether it is
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  • Despite rulings in Colorado, Washington, medical marijuana still a legal risk in Arizona

    Despite rulings in Colorado, Washington, medical marijuana still a legal risk in Arizona

    PHOENIX — A decision Thursday by U.S. Department of Justice not to challenge marijuana legalization by two states does not make Arizona’s own medical marijuana law any more legal or acceptable, key prosecutors said. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said he will not drop his bid to have the state’s 2010 voter-approved law declared illegal.
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  • Here Are All The People Who Have Died From A Marijuana Overdose

    Here Are All The People Who Have Died From A Marijuana Overdose

    Yeah, not a single person has ever died from a weed overdose. We don’t have numbers on pandas, but we’re guessing it’s about the same. According to one frequently cited study, a marijuana smoker would have to consume 20,000 to 40,000 times the amount of THC in a joint in order to be at risk
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  • For Patients with Eating Disorders, Cannabis May be the Right Medicine

    For Patients with Eating Disorders, Cannabis May be the Right Medicine

    It’s morning in New York City, and Jessica Mellow is preparing for a long day. She pours her first of many cups of coffee and steels herself for another day of work — and another day of anorexia treatment. Not only does the body-paint model have a long session booked, she also has an appointment
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