In North Dakota, the Fight to Legalize Cannabis Heats Up

North Dakota would be one of the next states to legalize recreational cannabis if voters pass Measure 3 on Election Day. But as rhetoric around the initiative heats up, its chances of success are still anyone’s guess. Predictions mean nothing: One poll shows 51% support, another shows 26%. Meanwhile, Native Americans are fighting just to […]

Cultivating the Future of Craft Cannabis in Canada

The build up to the legalization of bud in Canada has been dominated by headlines surrounding mass scale growers and the multi-million dollar deals that have been completed in order to meet the country’s cannabis demands. But in amongst the big money investments, the ever-expanding greenhouse space, and the rush to become the recognized brand […]

FAQ: Mexico Just Legalized Cannabis? Not Exactly

Mexico took a huge step forward on cannabis this week when the nation’s Supreme Court issued two rulings that effectively ended the country’s ban on recreational cannabis use. RELATED STORY History Made: Mexico’s Supreme Court Strikes Down Cannabis Prohibition The change leaves Mexico in a strange spot. Prohibition is technically over, yet nothing has replaced […]

Cannabis Taxes Go to Voters in Dozens of California Cities

Voters across California have just six days left to weigh in on the cost of cannabis in their communities. “We’re not against cannabis taxes, but the should be comparable to taxes imposed on similar businesses.” David Goldman, president, San Francisco chapter, Brownie Mary Democratic Club Roughly 26 cities and counties have sent recreational marijuana tax […]

Star Signs + Strains: November 2018 Horoscopes

Scorpio season is here and it’s asking us to dive deep into the waters of our subconscious, determine what is and isn’t working in our lives, and clean house once we’ve figured it out. Venus continues retrograde through November 16th, so expect a few more weeks of relationship reruns and re-evaluations before she stations direct. […]

Jury Rejects ‘Stinky’ RICO Case Against Colorado Cannabis Farm

A federal jury in Denver ruled in favor of a cannabis cultivator in southern Colorado on Wednesday, following a first-of-its-kind trial that targeted the legal cannabis industry using federal anti-racketeering laws. The case started with a civil lawsuit filed in 2015 by a Colorado couple, Hope and Michael Reilly, along with the Washington, DC-based group, Safe […]

Best Cannabis Candy of California—But Don’t Call It ‘Candy’

Citing similar worries, Colorado legislators—and California regulators—prohibited candy shapes resembling “humans, animals or fruit,” effectively banning THC gummy bears while mandating that warning symbols get stamped on the actual edible. California, still in the early stages of cannabis legalization, hasn’t experienced any pushback yet on sugary weed treats, so get out there and eat those […]

Mexico Supreme Court Ruling Effectively Legalizes Marijuana Use, Possession and Cultivation

In two separate rulings Wednesday, Mexico’s Supreme Court effectively set binding precedent that ends the country’s prohibition on marijuana use, possession and cultivation. The following is a statement from Hannah Hetzer, Senior International Policy Manager at the Drug Policy Alliance: “This is extraordinary because it is taking place in one of the countries that has suffered the […]

History Made: Mexico’s Supreme Court Strikes Down Cannabis Prohibition

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court issued two more rulings Wednesday ordering that complainants in individual cases be allowed to use marijuana for recreational purposes, establishing a precedent that a blanket prohibition on pot is unconstitutional. ‘The effects provoked by marijuana do not justify an absolute prohibition of its consumption,’ the court ruled. The […]

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