Protesters are standing up for social equality in the cannabis industry by calling out John Boehner and MedMen CEO Adam Bierman and their keynote speeches at this year’s South by Southwest Conference and Festival. Continue reading SXSW Protesters Call Out John Boehner’s Hypocrisy On Cannabis
South Korea Becomes 1st Asian Country to Legalize MMJ
Legalized cannabis has reached Asia – South Korea just approved medical marijuana. Continue reading South Korea Becomes 1st Asian Country to Legalize MMJ
Here’s Why You Should Get Out and Vote!
Voting day is November 6th and it’s an important time to exercise our right to democracy! We encourage everyone to make their voice heard, especially if they love cannabis. Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Get Out and Vote!
Canada 2nd Country Worldwide to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
Groundbreaking news hit this week as Canada became the second country to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis on October 17th. It was an exciting time, and Canada’s new legal shops saw massive lines and lots of shortages. Here are the stories from the week as the country enjoyed their tastes of marijuana freedom: Continue reading Canada 2nd Country Worldwide to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
Fun Edibles Banned in Washington – Time to Stock Up!
In a hush hush ruling brought down by the Washington Liquor Cannabis Board, the state agency that controls the sales of marijuana, pretty much all the fun edibles will be banned. Continue reading Fun Edibles Banned in Washington – Time to Stock Up!
20% of California Cannabis Products Fail Testing
In a state that recently legalized cannabis, ironing out the kinks has been a challenge. Since California’s first legal cannabis stores opened on January 1, 2018, it’s been up to the state’s regulators to shut down black market stores in an effort to curb illegal cannabis activity in the highly regulated new market. Now the Associated Press reported that nearly 20 percent of California’s legal products have failed lab testing reports. However, those closest to the industry believe that the standards for testing are unrealistic and difficult for all companies to achieve. Continue reading 20% of California Cannabis Products Fail Testing
Northern Mariana Islands Legalize Cannabis Through Legislation
In a stunning first, the Northern Mariana Islands became the first U.S. location to legalize adult recreational cannabis through legislative action, not popular vote or referendum. Continue reading Northern Mariana Islands Legalize Cannabis Through Legislation
Maine Restaurant Gives Lobsters Marijuana, State Investigates
A concept that’s been around for a long time, marijuana is used to aid in pain management and treat anxiety and other stressors. However, one Maine restaurant has taken this concept to a new level when it decided to blow marijuana smoke over lobsters before being boiled and served to customers. Continue reading Maine Restaurant Gives Lobsters Marijuana, State Investigates
Where Does Your Local Politician Stand on Marijuana?
There are few issues in America today that bring people together instead of dividing them, and cannabis is one of them. While we see an unprecedented rush of legalization across the nation, it’s truly amazing that we live in a time where we can see how our vote works in action. As more and more states and politicians get on board with medical and recreationally legalized marijuana, it’s important to be informed and find out where your local politicians stand before heading to the polls. Continue reading Where Does Your Local Politician Stand on Marijuana?
San Francisco to Expunge Thousands of MJ Offenses
In a sweeping move, the city of San Francisco is set to remove marijuana offenses from thousands of people who have been previously convicted of them. Advocacy groups have been asserting for years that marijuana offenses are discriminatory toward the poor and minority groups, and with California’s passing of legalized recreational cannabis on Jan 1, 2018, it’s time to reverse those harmful convictions. Continue reading San Francisco to Expunge Thousands of MJ Offenses