Budtending is The New Bartending: Rocker & Pot Pro Priscilla Ray

Originally from Cincinnati Ohio, Prisilla Ray is a gifted musician who’s spent the last 15 years making a home for herself in both Seattle’s cannabis and creative communities. With two active bands and a steady gig in the industry, free-time is a rarity, so we couldn’t have been more happy to have Prisilla chat with […]

Brooklyn DA’s Plan Could Erase Thousands of Cannabis Convictions

In an announcement that could bring criminal justice relief to thousands of New Yorkers, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said on Friday that his office will allow nearly 20,000 low-level cannabis convictions to be wiped away. Gonzalez and his counterpart in Manhattan announced earlier this year that they would decline to prosecute most cases involving […]

New Oregon recreational marijuana applicants must wait a year-plus for approval

New applicants seeking entry into Oregon’s recreational marijuana market are going to have to wait at least a year before getting licenses, according to the state’s cannabis czar. The delays could prove costly for new applicants who’ve already rented facilities in anticipation of getting a business license. Steve Marks, executive director of the Oregon Liquor […]

California’s legal marijuana delivery services threatened by police and unions

(Courtesy of Meadow) A group of California police chiefs have launched a campaign to stop Californians from obtaining legal cannabis from delivery services. The California Police Chiefs Association have joined the League of California Cities and United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council in creating a website petitioning residents to ban marijuana deliveries outright, […]

Marijuana exchange-traded fund takes in $22 million in August

Investors are flocking to a U.S.-listed exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks nearly 40 Canadian and American cannabis firms. The $436 million ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF – which trades on the NYSE Arca under the ticker symbol MJ – has taken in around $22 million in August, putting it in a position to post its largest monthly inflow […]

Data Shows Racial Bias in Miami-Dade, Florida Marijuana Arrests

Many states, even those which haven’t yet legalized cannabis for adult use, have recognized the need to address the massive, historical and ongoing disparities in drug law enforcement. Over decades, these disparities have contributed to the United States becoming the world’s largest jailer, a country not just of mass incarceration but of the hyper-incarceration of […]

Maricann Group Advances Legal Cannabis Initiatives

As cannabis acceptance becomes a global phenomena, the growth of a massive industry will follow. In the years to come, we’ll likely see the rise of a global cannabis market but few companies are positioned with resources or bandwidth to take advantage of the future opportunities. Maricann Group (MARI.CN) (OTC: MRRCF) , a cannabis producer […]

California’s legal marijuana delivery services threatened by police

(Courtesy of Meadow) A group of California police chiefs have launched a campaign to stop Californians from obtaining legal cannabis from delivery services. The California Police Chiefs Association have joined the League of California Cities and United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council in creating a website petitioning residents to ban marijuana deliveries outright, […]

Malaysian Court Sentences Man to Death for Distributing Free Cannabis Oil

Malaysia remains a potentially dangerous place to engage in anything related to medical marijuana. And that includes distributing it free of charge to patients who could benefit from it. Just last week, a man was sentenced to death for giving medical grade cannabis oils to patients in need. Death Sentence For Distributing Medical Marijuana On […]

The Best (and Worst) Stoner Cereals

Is there anything more definitive of the munchies than a big bowl of cereal? We honestly don’t think so. It’s a perfect food, no matter the time of day. We think it’s high time we look around at the world of cereal and see just what’s going on. Courtesy of General Mills Best Cereal in […]