Mila Jansen’s Autobiography Chronicles Her Journey to Becoming the Hash Queen

It was 1994 in Amsterdam, Holland, and Mila Jansen realized she was on to something. She watched her kids’ clothes tumble and spin in the dryer. Little did she know this mundane experience would revolutionize the art of separating “hash from trash,” and inspire one of her famous catchphrases. In an industry where women’s contributions […]

Nevada high court dismisses liquor firms’ adult-use marijuana distribution suit

The Nevada Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit that would have required the state to license only alcohol wholesalers as distributors of recreational marijuana. The decision doesn’t have an immediate effect, but “when we decide to open up more (distributor) applications, it will allow us to select from a broader range of applicants,” said Stephanie Klapstein, […]

Puerto Rico MedCann.Biz Convention Kicks Off With a Major Boom

The fourth PR MedCann.Biz convention kicked off yesterday in Río Grande, Puerto Rico with great success. The convention, bearing the tagline “a road to better medicine”, brings together everyone from policy makers to patients for a two-day event dedicated to Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis industry. The first day alone brought in a record-breaking number of […]

Former MedMen Employees Bring Class Action Lawsuit Against Cannabis Giant

Cannabis retailer MedMen is facing a class action lawsuit from former employees who say the company has committed multiple violations of labor laws. The suit was filed on November 16 in California Superior Court in Los Angeles against two MedMen subsidiaries, Manlin I and DT Fund II Group, according to a report from Marijuana Business Daily. The […]

Marlboro maker reportedly interested in joining marijuana industry

(courtesy Wikimedia Commons) The world’s largest tobacco company is now planning to enter the legal cannabis market. The Altria Group Inc. — owners of Philip Morris USA, Nat Sherman, and several other cigarette companies — is in talks to purchase the Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group, reports Reuters. The acquisition of Cronos would give Altria […]

Cannabis Meets Curling at Canada’s Inaugural ‘Bongspiel’

A Canadian curling league is set to embrace legalization this winter as it hosts what could be the country’s first-ever Bongspiel. Hosted by the Wiarton & District Curling Club in the Ontario town best known for its prognosticating groundhog, the 420-friendly curling event will take place on Jan. 26. Bongspiel co-convenor Ted Ratcliffe tells Leafly it’s an idea […]

Pennsylvania may expand medical cannabis qualifying conditions list

It may soon become easier for more patients to purchase medical cannabis in Pennsylvania, a development that could boost dispensary sales. The state’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Board approved a new process for adding medical ailments to the list of treatable conditions, the Tribune-Review reported. In coming weeks regulators will start accepting petitions for new conditions […]