Cannabis

Woody Harrelson: Quitting pot was easier than telling Willie Nelson

Would YOU want to tell Willie Nelson you wouldn't be blazing up together anymore?<p>Randy Holmes, ABC<p>Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY<p>Turns out that for Woody Harrelson, one of America's most storied potheads, quitting weed wasn't nearly as hard as breaking the news to fellow mega-stoner Willie …

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Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Colorado Reversed a 14-Year Trend of Rising Opioid-Related Deaths

Could cannabis hold the key to lowering or eliminating opioid-related deaths?<p>The marijuana industry is, for lack of a better pun, sprouting like a …

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Legal Marijuana Is Becoming the Norm

Posted: Oct 22, 2017 12:01 AM<p>The war on drugs has been going on since 1971, and we have a winner: marijuana. Back then, possession of pot carried …

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Peru votes to legalise medical marijuana

Peru has become the latest country to legalise marijuana for medicinal use.<p>The majority of Peru's congress approved the legalisation supported by …

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Hemp stigma fades as scores apply for production permits

The production of industrial hemp — a cousin of marijuana but distinctly different from the illicit drug — is a step closer in South Carolina as more …

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Health minister offers timeline for rules on edible cannabis

Pilot projects have also begun on roadside police testing for marijuana<p>EDMONTON – Canada’s health minister says pilot projects have begun on roadside …

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AUPE endorses selling marijuana in publicly operated dispensaries

Attendees at the 41st annual Alberta Union of Provincial Employees convention have endorsed selling marijuana in publicly operated dispensaries.<p>The …

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Complaints of illegal pot grows in Sacramento County are soaring, particularly in these neighborhoods

In a south Sacramento neighborhood dotted by industrial warehouses, a team of about 16 deputies and probation officers with the Sacramento County …

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Shivamogga: the hub of ganja cultivation in state

The gateway to Malnad has become the hub of ganja production in Karnataka. As many as 800 kilograms of ganja plants have been seized in Shivamogga …

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Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens

BERLIN—Society’s embrace of cannabis to treat nausea, pain and other conditions proceeds apace with the drive to legalize the plant for recreational …

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What the California Fires Mean for the Weed Industry

The devastating Northern California wildfires couldn't have come at a worse time for the area's cannabis farms<p>Ashley Oldham, one of only a few dozen …

Culture

Drug ring that used FedEx shipped $22 million worth of marijuana from California to New York

A drug-smuggling operation that since March 2016 had shipped $22 million worth of marijuana to New York from California via hundreds of boxes was …

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Fundraiser for burned marijuana farms shut down

The wildfires scorching Northern California have burned down at least 34 marijuana farms, just as the state prepares to launch a legal recreational marijuana industry.<p>Recovery poses unique challenges for the growers. Because selling marijuana violates federal law, even when it's allowed by …

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Peru legalises medical marijuana in move spurred by mother's home lab

Proposal to decriminalise the drug came after police raided a makeshift laboratory where a group of women made cannabis oil for their sick children<p>Lawmakers in Peru have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a bill to legalise medical marijuana, allowing cannabis oil to be locally produced, imported …

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This Is How Legal Cannabis Is Improving Public Health

Legal cannabis access is associated with numerous favorable public health outcomes. Here are just a few of them.<p><b>FEWER OPIOID DEATHS</b><p>Changes in the …

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Traveling with medical marijuana - Should you?

‘Traveling with marijuana’ is always a hot topic among enthusiasts and medical users alike. Simply speaking, do not travel with marijuana, unless its …

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There Are Now Weed Bath Bombs

The ~chillest~ evening in.<p>Bath time is about to take you higher!<p>Mirai Clinical just introduced CBD bath bombs, and I'm about to buy all of them and soak my way to 7th heaven. Although the persimmon-infused bombs don't contain THC, the cannabis compound producing the “getting high” effect, CBD is a …

L.A. aims to help disadvantaged communities cash in on marijuana legalization

The war on drugs has taken a disproportionate toll on people who are poor, black or Latino, community activists have longlamented.<p>Now that marijuana is on the brink of legalization in California, Los Angeles leaders want to make sure thatdisadvantaged people can cash in.<p>L.A. has been crafting …

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California wildfires torch the legalization hopes of pot growers

The wildfires that swept across Mendocino, Sonoma, and Napa counties in Northern California last week devastated many of the region’s legal cannabis …

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Digital Currency Looks to Solve Cannabis Industry’s Cash Problem

Digital currencies may solve some the legal cannabis industry’s woes by becoming an alternative to cash payments. Despite recent state-level ballot …

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Why it’s Still Not Too Late to Invest in Marijuana Stocks: What to Do if You Aren’t Sure Which Ones to Buy

You may have missed the now infamous “green rush” back in 2015, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t make money from what is soon to be the newly …

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Holes emerge in Toronto’s crackdown on marijuana dispensaries

For 17 months, Toronto police and bylaw officers have been cracking down on illegal pot dispensaries, raiding more than 200 locations, laying hundreds of criminal charges and issuing thousands of dollars in fines. Their attack has been relentless, yet the city still has an estimated 65 shops open …

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Does Drake Smoke Weed?

A dive into our explosive exposé on this episode of October's Very Owned with weed expert, Krishna Andavolu of VICELAND's 'Weediquette.'<p>Earlier this year, Noisey RIPPED THE GODDAMN LID off of the biggest conspiracy in hip-hop: that Drake doesn't know how to smoke weed. Naturally, when the hammer of …

Music

At least 31 cannabis farms go up in smoke as wildfires rip through California

At least 31 marijuana farms have fallen victim to the devastating wildfires tearing through California.<p>Marcos Morales, co-founder of Legion of Bloom …

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Toronto District School Board wants marijuana dispensaries located far away from schools

Toronto’s District School Board is pushing for marijuana dispensaries to be located far from city schools when cannabis is legalized next …

Canadian News

Move to reform cannabis laws meets supporters, opponents

The Drug Foundation is welcoming what it calls Labour and the Greens' fresh approach to tackling the country's drug problems.<p>New Zealand will have a …

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5 Reasons Why Shares in Canopy Growth Corp. Could Take Off and Become Scary Big

It’s not often that government intervention leads to the minting of a new multi-billion-dollar industry. Yet today, we have the birth of the …

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Growing pains

It’s the odour that hits you first. Standing 100 metres away from a small, white bungalow surrounded by trees, the smell fills your nostrils.<p>It’s …

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Why Marijuana Stocks Won't Pay a Dividend, Even if They're Profitable

Income investors should be looking elsewhere if they want steady cash flow.<p>There aren't too many industries that can grow at 20%-plus a year over the …

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