Any Condition Is Now a Qualifying Condition in Virginia

The doors to Virginia’s medical cannabis system are now open. Late last week, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill into law that drastically expanded the state program, allowing patients to use cannabis oil to treat any diagnosed medical condition. Prior to the change, only patients with intractable epilepsy could use cannabis without fear of […]

Correctional Officer Busted Smuggling Synthetic Weed Into Jail

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It’s typical for a correctional facility to conduct unannounced spot-searchers. Usually, these shake-downs turn up contraband among the inmates. But every so often, these searches bust a correctional officer instead. So it was in Louisiana on Monday, where a Richwood Correctional officer busted smuggling synthetic weed into jail is now sitting behind bars himself. Correctional […]

Paris Jackson Claps Back At Anti-Weed Internet Trolls

Michael Jackson’s 19-year-old daughter is quickly becoming a noted activist. Last month, Paris Jackson spoke at the Los Angeles Women’s March in support of women around the world. She’s also a known marijuana user and advocate. Paparazzi photographed Paris Jackson leaving a marijuana dispensary in California last month. And now, after posting a video of what […]

When State and Federal Laws Conflict, Who Wins?

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a blockbuster lawsuit against California this week, arguing that so-called sanctuary laws passed by the state Legislature conflict with federal immigration laws. Federal law is “the supreme law of the land,” Sessions told a crowd of about 250 law enforcement officials in Sacramento on Wednesday, lashing out at state […]

Police chief caught on video: ‘I’m the only police chief that likes to smoke weed’

A Mississippi police chief is facing consequences for smoking marijuana on a video released to a local news network. Lumberton, Mississippi police chief Shane Flynt has been suspended with pay after WDAM obtained a video of Flynt smoking a fresh bowl from a glass pipe. “I’m only chief of police in Lumberton that likes to […]

9 Businesses That Should Incorporate Weed

Every seasoned smoker knows that most experiences are way better high. Though there’s a lot to be said for eating Cheetos after hotboxing your dorm room, nothing can beat exploring the world while a little (or a lot) blazed. And that should mean more than smoking in a park or going to a party. From […]

First Nations of Canada Petitioning For Cut of Cannabis Tax Revenue

With pot legalization coming this year, the First Nations of Canada are petitioning for a cut of cannabis tax revenue. Manny Jules is the chief commissioner of the First Nations Tax Commission. He wants lawmakers to amend Bill C-45, the nation’s pot legalization law, to allow First Nations to set policy on tribal lands. Indigenous communities of […]

$7 million SEC fraud case against marijuana stock trader includes Snowmass home, Denver condo

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 10:14 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2018, 11:17 am By Rick Carroll, The Aspen Times The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a Colorado marijuana businessman of engaging in a $7 million securities fraud that helped him buy a Snowmass Village home for nearly $2 million, a $687,000 condo in […]

How To Get Paid To Smoke Weed

It continues to be every cannabis lover’s dream: get paid to smoke weed. And with legal and medicinal markets continuing to open in many states across the US, that dream could come true. But receiving a check cut in your name just for puffing on Mary Jane still requires some research, creativity and work. Not […]