Joints For Homeless Offers Compassion and Cannabis

A grassroots campaign that is encouraging members of the cannabis community to help homeless people has a twist in its approach. In addition to offering food and personal care items to people on the street, Joints for Homeless suggests that people include a little cannabis in their kindness. Movement Founded In 2015 Shane Pettas AKA […]

Oregon marijuana firm Cura expands into Canada, eyes overseas growth

Cura Cannabis Solutions – one of the biggest cannabis companies in the United States by revenue – is expanding into the Canadian market through a partnership and supply deal with one of Canada’s top licensed producers, Cronos Group. Cura Select Canada, the Portland, Oregon-based company’s Canadian affiliate, plans to build a production hub in British […]

Seattle Hempfest: 2018 Schedule & Insider’s Guide

It wouldn’t be August in Seattle without Hempfest. The annual celebration of cannabis, legalization, and marijuana culture parks its fragrant, fun-loving self down on Seattle’s waterfront this weekend and lets rip with one of the greatest parties of the summer. For those hitting this year’s event, we have the full schedule plus some pro tips […]

Regulatory delay holds up Louisiana’s medical cannabis program

Louisiana’s first medical marijuana crop will take longer than expected to reach patients, and that has some dispensing pharmacies in the state anxious. GB Sciences, the grower for the LSU AgCenter, hoped to provide product to Louisiana’s nine licensed medical marijuana pharmacies by September. But the company told The News-Star the earliest harvest likely will be in […]

I Got Stoned in Manhattan to Celebrate the New “No Arrest” Cannabis Policy

Like literally millions of people, from the jazz cats of the 1930s to some poor soul just last month, I’ve been arrested and prosecuted in Manhattan for smoking reefer. On an unseasonably warm December night in 1999, a close friend and I were wandering around Greenwich Village, looking for a discreet place to blaze, as […]

North Dakota Will Vote on Cannabis Legalization in November

Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota have succeeded in bringing the matter to a public vote later this year. Secretary of State Al Jaeger says proponents submitted more than enough valid petition signatures to get a measure on the November general election ballot. Supporters needed to submit about 13,500 valid signatures. They had […]

Ontario Cannabis Update: Online Sales in October, Private Retail Stores in April

After weeks of speculation, the new Ontario government has confirmed that cannabis retail will be privatized—a dramatic departure from the previous government’s plan, in which former Premier Kathleen Wynne promised 40 government-run retail cannabis outlets would be open upon legalization, followed by at least a hundred more within two years. Starting October 17, adult Ontarians will be able to purchase recreational […]