• New Mexico’s Elevated Support For Marijuana Legalization Could Color State a Deeper Shade of Blue
    by Monterey Bud on September 24, 2018 at 11:19 PM

    While New Mexico’s gubernatorial candidates debated the pros and cons of legalization last week, a poll published Sept. 21, 2018, shows how liberal Democrats may cash in on a green wave of support in November. The poll conducted by Research and Polling Inc. found that a majority of New Mexico voters support legislation to legalize [... […]

  • DC Reduces Public Marijuana Smoking Penalty to $25 Fine
    by Associated Press on September 24, 2018 at 9:30 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — People caught smoking marijuana in public in Washington, D.C., will now get a citation instead of being taken into custody. News outlets reported that Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham announced the policy change Sept. 21, 2018, going into effect immediately. Metropolitan police already had the option [... […]

  • North Dakota Selects Fargo, Bismarck Dispensaries
    by Associated Press on September 24, 2018 at 8:16 PM

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Health Department has named companies to open medical cannabis dispensaries in the state’s two largest cities. A review panel selected HOFB, or Harvest of Bismarck, to open a facility in that city, and Acreage North Dakota to operate one in Fargo. The companies must meet additional requirements before becoming [... […]

  • ‘Stoned’ Lobsters Off the Menu for Now at Maine Shop
    by Associated Press on September 24, 2018 at 8:11 PM

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana. The Portland Press Herald reported that Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor remains open but has stopped allowing customers to request meat from lobsters sedated with marijuana. Owner Charlotte Gill is a [... […]

  • Canadians Face Unjust Entry Bans Because U.S. Can’t Get its Marijuana Policies in Order
    by Jon Hiltz on September 23, 2018 at 5:00 PM

    It should go without saying that Canadians shouldn’t be banned from entering the United States due to previous marijuana use. It should also go without saying that if someone works in the Canadian cannabis industry, and is not bringing products across the border, they also should not be banned from entering the U.S. Starting Oct. [... […]

  • This Weed In News: Canada’s Cops Could Consume Cannabis, Legal Medical Weed Might Not be OK in Oklahoma, and Utah Sheriffs Mobilize Against Legalization Vote
    by Monterey Bud on September 22, 2018 at 7:10 PM

    Canadian police could be allowed to consume marijuana during off-hours once recreational marijuana is officially legalized in the Great White North; Oklahoma municipalities are preparing for medicinal cannabis by passing zoning laws that will regulate where dispensaries can be located; and at least one Utah sheriff’s office urged residents to vote ‘no’ on the state’s [... […]

  • Like a Good Neighbor, Ohio’s 1st Marijuana Grow is There for Working-Class City
    by Maureen Meehan on September 22, 2018 at 12:30 AM

    When Nancy Crissinger bought a couple of acres of land and a small home adjacent to an obsolete Cold War-era Nike Ajax missile site in Eastlake, Ohio, 15 years ago, she never imagined the abandoned building would one day be transformed into a sophisticated cannabis grow site. But Crissinger has no problem with her new [... […]

  • Concentrate Review: Craft Concentrates’ Panacea High-C is a Potent Cure for What Ails Ya
    by Monterey Bud on September 21, 2018 at 11:20 PM

    Before purchasing your next gram of marijuana extracts, a quick note on Craft Concentrates Panacea High-C Live Resin: These dabs are notorious for their elevated cannabinoid levels – thus the ‘High-C’ nomenclature. Panacea High-C is a strikingly dynamic cure-all for those plagued with minor pain or a sense of tedium, and one that infuses the [... […]

  • Survey: French Doctors Open to Offering Marijuana as Medication
    by Aurelien Bernard on September 21, 2018 at 10:20 PM

    A majority of French physicians now appears to align with public opinion that favors allowing dispensing medical marijuana by prescription. A health professionals’ website conducted an online survey in July and August 2018  that revealed a shift in opinion. The survey in Medicine International Journal of 699 respondents found that 56 percent approved of medical [... […]

  • MCBA’s Inaugural Medical Marijuana Summit
    by Nicolas Juarez on September 21, 2018 at 10:17 PM

    A first-of-its-kind event aims to bring new attention to how cannabis may be effective in treating illnesses and diseases that afflict minority communities. The Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) is the first non-profit business association of business owners, advocates, and policy makers with the goal of providing economic, social justice and now health equity for [... […]