Monthly Archives: March 2018

Op-ed: Hemp legalization presents economic opportunity

Texarkana Gazette Editorial Board: Hemp legalization would be good news for America’s farmers — including those in Texarkana area. The post Op-ed: Hemp legalization presents economic opportunity appeared first on The Cannabist.

Nevada state Sen. Tick Segerblom: More marijuana tax funds for schools

The state projected the tax would generate $13.6 million in the first seven months of legal recreational marijuana sales, which started last July. Actual numbers have been nearly $23 million. The post Nevada state Sen. Tick Segerblom: More marijuana tax funds for schools appeared first on The Cannabist.

Weedmaps ads for unlicensed marijuana shops roils California market

“That’s Weedmaps’ business model, to confuse the difference between legal and illegal,” said Jerred Kiloh, a licensed dispensary owner in Los Angeles. “It’s an unfair playing field. They are pitting us against each other.” The post Weedmaps ads for unlicensed marijuana shops roils California market appeared first on The Cannabist.

In the murky world of D.C. marijuana law, “pop-up” markets thrive

Some vendors believe they have found a workaround to the law, saying that they are only selling trinkets and that the cannabis is included. Police call it illegal drug dealing. The post In the murky world of D.C. marijuana law, “pop-up” markets thrive appeared first on The Cannabist.

Diversity is coming to Colorado’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders say

Terrell Davis delivered the keynote address at the inaugural Minority Cannabis Business Association Opportunity Summit, an event aimed at improving minority participation in the cannabis industry. The post Diversity is coming to Colorado’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders say appeared first on The Cannabist.

Surprise! Marijuana shows up at marijuana business convention despite ban

Cannabis is banned from Boston’s Hynes Convention Center, site of the New England Cannabis Convention. The post Surprise! Marijuana shows up at marijuana business convention despite ban appeared first on The Cannabist.

12 Influential Pro-Cannabis Politicians To Pay Attention To

The last five years boast some of the greatest progress in marijuana legislation, possibly ever. Still, politicians and lawmakers continue to relay false information about weed, creating obstacles to full acceptance. But no one is a bigger enemy to marijuana law reform in the US than Senator Jeff Sessions. Despite his efforts to snub out […]

Why Medical Marijuana Is Different Than Homeopathy— And Better

Cannabis often receives praise as a natural remedy for helping with many health issues. Green and grown in soil, it is difficult to ignore its organic qualities. Because it’s associated with nature, many people wrongly categorize cannabis use for illness or injury as homeopathic care. But bud research and acceptance in society as a treatment […]

7 Things You Can Do To Help Legalize Marijuana

What are some things you can do to help legalize marijuana? The legalization of cannabis has come a long way in the last six years. Currently, there are nine states in which recreational marijuana use is legal. These states have proven the benefits of legalization with money being made and jobs being created by this new […]

How To Brew Cannabis Kombucha

Looking for a healthy drink that refreshes and packs in probiotics? Kombucha, a fermented tea drink, offers just that in a delicious fizzy beverage loaded with B vitamins and antioxidants. But what if the benefits of drinking this lightly sweetened concoction came with the healthful effects of cannabis? Making your own version of cannabis kombucha […]