• The Great Green North: Canada has a Cornucopia of Cannabis Conventions
    by Jon Hiltz on May 25, 2018 at 1:00 AM

    The weather across the Great White North is finally warming up, and with that thaw comes cannabis convention season. This year, there may be a level of optimism never before seen in Canadian marijuana events due to the imminent end of pot prohibition expected later this summer. “The energy is palpable,” Lift and Co. CEO [... […]

  • Get To Know The Very Rare West Coast Cure x VLONE Collab
    by Shirley Ju on May 24, 2018 at 11:20 PM

    The VLONE and West Coast Cure (WCC) collab is so rare that it’s not even available to the public to purchase — yet. Anyone in California who enjoys top-shelf cannabis products recognizes the West Coast Cure crown logo and the standards it represents. With the legalization of marijuana, brands have been allowed to come out [... […]

  • USDA Botanist Was Breeding The World’s Finest Hemp
    by Schwilly on May 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM

    In the dwindling days just before America’s cannabis prohibition, Uncle Sam not only grew hemp but also sought to breed the world’s best hybrids. At the dawn of the 20th century, the United States started an extensive hemp breeding program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The government project was overseen by a botanist working [... […]

  • Tommy Chong’s Here, Man! High Priest of Stoner Comedy Marks 80th Birthday
    by Associated Press on May 24, 2018 at 6:10 PM

    By John Rogers LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yeah man, Tommy Chong says he always knew he’d live to see the day marijuana legalization would be sweeping America. He knew when he and partner Cheech Marin pioneered stoner comedy 50 years ago, a time when taunting the establishment with constant reminders that they didn’t just play [... […]

  • Feds Hammer San Francisco Brewer for Making Beer with CBD
    by Associated Press on May 24, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing beers containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived compound known as CBD. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is allowing Black Hammer Brewing to sell off the rest of the beer it has produced with CBD, including one called Toke [... […]

  • French Law Regulating Cannabis Cultivation, Use Doesn’t Necessarily Restrict THC
    by Aurelien Bernard on May 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM

    What if one of Europe’s nations with the strictest cannabis prohibitions had inadvertently legalized THC 11 years ago without anyone realizing it? This could be the case in France. But, there is a technicality. The main law prohibiting the cultivation or use of cannabis in France is Article R5132-86, which prohibits the production, manufacture, transport, [... […]

  • With This Ring, I Thee Weed: add Marijuana to Marriage Ceremonies
    by Staff on May 24, 2018 at 1:00 AM

    By Keiko Beatie The summer wedding season is upon us, and the ever-expanding socialization of cannabis is now being infused into loving couples’ matrimonial vows. With recreational use of marijuana developing in legalized states, it is creating an abundance of new exciting social scenes. Now, we’ll find more couples walking down the isle of green [... […]

  • The Latest: Ruling Topples Law Restricting Medical Marijuana
    by Associated Press on May 24, 2018 at 1:00 AM

    PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona Supreme Court decision Wednesday overturns a 2012 state law that made possession or use of medical marijuana on university and college campuses a crime. The justices said the Legislature didn’t have legal authority to enact the 2012 prohibition because it effectively changed Arizona’s medical marijuana law in violation of state [... […]

  • Strain Review: Animal Cookies
    by Monterey Bud on May 23, 2018 at 11:20 PM

    Cannabis consumers come in many forms, so we’ve included multiple points of view in our strain reviews. Our longtime reviewer Monterey Bud joins Multimedia Coordinator Allena Braithwaite and Managing Editor Lesley Nickus. Today, they’ll be reviewing Animal Cookies from Speedy Organics.   Monterey Bud Animal Cookies (AC) are typically a loud strain with a seductive [... […]

  • Arizona High Court to Rule on Whether Colleges Can Ban Medical Marijuana
    by Associated Press on May 23, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to rule Wednesday on the legality of medical cannabis on higher education campuses. The decision scheduled for release Wednesday follows one in which a lower court ruled that colleges and universities can prohibit medical cannabis on campuses but the state Legislature can’t make it a crime. [... […]