Marijuana

Is It Game Over for Medical Marijuana in Colorado?

Medical marijuana demand is waning.<p>Colorado's pioneering of recreational marijuana in 2014 may have led to a big unintended consequence with …

Cannabis

Pot Showdown: How Congress Is Uniting to Stop Jeff Sessions' War on Drugs

The attorney general has managed to finally bring Democrats and Republicans together on one issue: weed<p>Pro-pot lawmakers in the nation's capital …

Cannabis

What Trump said about marijuana enforcement while campaigning in Colorado

Published: Jan 19, 2018, 8:13 am • Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 8:16 am<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recent decision to clear the way for possible …

Cannabis

A Small Cannabis Company With Big Growth Plans

Hasn't sold any cannabis yet, but will begin in February.<p>Owns one operational greenhouse and three potential growing locations that are being planned …

Stocks

Trudeau’s Strict Branding Rules Will Take Fun Out of Legal Weed

Recreational pot should be legal in Canada by summer, but it won’t be glamorous.<p>Producers trying to market their product face a battery of proposed …

Business

Smoking Pot Improves My Quality Of Life, And Makes Me A Better Mom

You’re going to call me a deviant. You’re going to say they should take my kids away. You’re going to sneer that I’m not in high school any more, and …

Cannabis

Want to Make Your Wedding Weed-Friendly? Here's How

Recreational marijuana use has now been legalized in eight states and Washington, D.C—and some wedding professionals in these places, and even in states where marijuana isn’t legal yet, are making it known to their clients that they are “cannabis friendly,” meaning that they are comfortable either …

Weddings

Cannabis users ‘likely to feel alienated and deceived’

Cannabis smokers are likely to feel ‘alienated’ from other people and believe they are being lied to, new research has claimed.<p>A new study appears to …

Cannabis

Pre-roll tech: A top marijuana CTO explains how to roll over 5 million joints in a year

As cannabis smoking accessories become more advanced and hi-tech, there’s nothing that beats a well-rolled joint.<p>The success of Wagner Dimas, Inc. is living proof. The company, co-founded by CTO Mitchell Wagner, developed a platform that led to the manufacturing of over 5 million pre-filled joints …

Cannabis

Shoppers Drug Mart signs marijuana supply deal with Tilray Canada

Licensed marijuana producer Tilray Canada Ltd. has signed a deal to become a medical cannabis supplier to Shoppers Drug Mart.<p>Subject to Health Canada's approval of Shoppers Drug Mart's application to dispense medical marijuana, Tilray will supply the retailer with Tilray branded medical cannabis …

Cannabis Industry

Holy Moly, This Marijuana Stock Is Diluting Its Shareholders at an Incredible Pace

This cannabis company's outstanding share count has risen by more than 2,200% in a little over three years.<p>The marijuana industry is growing at an …

Stocks

Young girl drugs her class with parents' marijuana sweets thinking they were candy

Nine-year-old says room was "flipping to the side" after consuming THC edibles.<p>Albuquerque School of Excellence rang 911 after noticing her "acting …

Cannabis

Canopy Growth: 5 Predictions For The Marijuana Industry

Actual demand might differ from current expectation.<p>Marijuana production will become commoditized.<p>Smaller players lacking scale will likely …

Business

Jeff Sessions's Weed Crackdown Would Take Us Back a Century

It's a decision that makes little sense unless you consider the motives.<p>In the 1930s, parents across the U.S. were panicked. A new documentary, <i>Reefer Madness, s</i>uggested that evil marijuana dealers lurked in public schools, waiting to entice their children into a life of crime and degeneracy.<p>The …

Cannabis

High Taxes Could Be Driving Legal Pot Consumers Back to Black Market

And those taxes come out of pockets that aren’t used to the cost of doing legal transactions. Most buyers are looking for the best deal they can get, …

Cannabis

Americans Say Marijuana Is Less of Health Risk Than Tobacco, Poll Finds

Americans ranked the four substances in the same order when the question was first asked in 2014<p>Americans are polarized on many issues, but they tend to be on the same page when it comes to assessing the health risks from marijuana, compared with alcoholic beverages, tobacco or sugar.<p>Far more …

Cannabis

Spring Valley pot shop raided, closed

An illegal marijuana dispensary was shut down in Spring Valley Friday morning, the second one this month, a sheriff’s official said.<p>Deputies and code …

Aly Raisman

Jeff Sessions and California: The Inevitable Collision

A rumored crackdown on undocumented immigrants is the most recent in a series of escalating battles between the U.S. attorney general and the Golden State.<p>U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has the California grizzly in his sights.<p>In May, the <i>Sacramento Bee</i> wrote about how a showdown between …

Immigration

We got into medical marijuana to help people. Now we’re under siege.

<i>Amy Weiss is a sweat-equity partner in a group that has a license to grow and process medical marijuana in Pittsburgh. Lou Weiss, her husband, is a carpet salesman.</i><p>We’re deeply unhip 60-year-olds. One of us, Lou, has never smoked pot in his life. The other, Amy, hasn’t tried it since high …

Cannabis

California City overrun by cannabis

While the City of Taft keeps its ban on all commercial cannabis operations in place, it is looking at another Kern County city as a textbook example …

Cannabis

A simple solution for Congress members who want pot to be legal

Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images fileRep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., is one of the sponsors of a spending bill amendment that would ensure protections for …

Cannabis

Here's Why Chronic Cannabis Use Can Cause Hyper-Vomiting

You’ve likely heard that cannabis can relieve nausea and prevent vomiting. Perhaps this is evident through personal experience. After all, Dronabinol …

Cannabis

Ontario considers licensing cannabis lounges

Ontario is considering licensing lounges where people can consume marijuana when the drug becomes legal across Canada, according to regulations …

Cannabis

5 tips for talking to your kids about cannabis

Cannabis Talk Kit now available online<p>It can be difficult to know how to talk to your children about drugs, both legal and illegal.<p>With cannabis …

Cannabis Industry

Bipartisan Members Of Congress Speak Out Against AG Sessions

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) held a bipartisan special order on Wednesday, January 17th to address the implications surrounding Attorney General …

Cannabis Industry

Sessions' Anti-Marijuana Policy Is Reminiscent of the 1930s | The Report | US News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to change course on marijuana – giving the go-ahead to federal prosecutors who want to crack down on …

Cannabis

The Black Market for Weed Is Keeping the Legal Market Afloat

Urbn Leaf Dispensary in Bay Park on Jan. 1, 2018. / Photo by Vito Di Stefano<p>California regulators had plenty of examples to learn from last year when …

Cannabis

Before BMO led stock sale for marijuana grower, CIBC lent money

Mystery solved: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce led a $20-million credit facility extended to MedReleaf Corp. last April to help the cannabis company grow.<p>Public filings describing the loan's terms did not disclose the chartered bank involved in the deal, and both MedReleaf and CIBC previously …

Mortgages

Eaze has a plan to diversify the Bay Area’s way-too-white weed industry

A few months ago, <i>MarketWatch</i> reported that marijuana delivery startup Eaze was burning through $1 million a month. That isn’t uncommon for a startup frequently lining its coffers with venture capital money. (Eaze just secured another $27 million in funding.) But it does highlight the disparity …

Cannabis

If New Jersey legalizes marijuana, this is what it could look like : Politics & Policy

Clearly, Joe Lindsey loves his job.<p>At the High Country Healing dispensary in Silverthorne, Colorado, he pulls out plastic tubs of pungent marijuana …

Cannabis