UK Cannabis Patient #1: Accessing the Most Expensive Medical Marijuana in the World

In Brighton, a beach town in the south of England where Carly Jayne Barton lives, an average year’s pay—pre-Brexit, for a good job—runs between £25,000 to £30,000. This means that if the 32-year-old Barton—who has chronic pain stemming from fibromyalgia, a serious health condition that qualified her to become the first UK resident with a government-recognized prescription […]

Tokeativity Canna Mamas: The First Global Community for Mothers and Cannabis

The topic of parenting and cannabis is one that even cannabis advocates have somewhat avoided, even now with more states legalizing. However, Tokeativity has done just the opposite, and instead welcomes cannabis-consuming mothers to tell their stories and build community through their global forum and event series, CannaMamas. Need a pick-me-up? Find a dispensary near […]

Interview With Jim Belushi: Cannabis Farmer and Rising Advocate

When actor and musician Jim Belushi talks Saturday Night Live’s early years—back when his brother served as a founding cast member and the show’s original wild card—he characterizes weed as “the smell of SNL.” Specifically, he remembers a strain called Captain Jack’s, the scent of which hung around the writer’s room like an aura of […]

Medical Marijuana Patient, 78, Evicted in Freezing Cold for Taking Medicine

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A 78-year-old man who relies on medical marijuana for back pain finds himself homeless after being evicted from federally subsidized housing in a case complicated by conflicting state and federal marijuana rules. “It’s really a clear evidence of discrimination, and medical marijuana should be treated like any other medication when […]

Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Dec. 10-16

This weekend, we shopped our budgets off, Elon Musk said he didn’t know how to inhale, and California affirmed the legality of cannabis delivery. Now, what’s next? Well, Deadpool does a Christmas movie with Fred Savage. “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen drops a concert film and album. And the final season of the new Voltron assembles […]

Regulators: Cannabis Deliveries OK Throughout California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators on Friday said cannabis deliveries can be made anywhere in the state, even in locales that ban the industry. Law enforcement groups and the California League of Cities opposed the move, arguing that deliveries to places that ban cannabis erodes local government control and will increase crime in those […]

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