Category Archives: alcohol

Lawmakers propose ‘H.R. 420’ bill to federally regulate marijuana

(Photo courtesy Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy Alliance) A bill introduced to the House by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) seeks to legalize marijuana and regulate the industry like alcohol. Rep. Blumenauer on Wednesday filed the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act that would effectively remove cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act, the Associated Press reports. Blumenauer […]

Alcohol industry not affected by legal marijuana, study finds

Despite fears from anti-marijuana advocates, cannabis legalization isn’t hurting the alcohol industry as many predicted, according to a new study.  A study published Thursday by The Distilled Spirits Council found that spirit sales have actually grown in states that were early adopters of legalizing marijuana for adult recreational use. “At this point, we’ve seen no […]

This Alcohol Industry Association Wants Cannabis Prohibition to End

A major player in the alcohol world is backing marijuana legalization, and it’s not shying away from sharing its position with those in power. The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) recently participated in a briefing on Capitol Hill to reiterate its stance that the feds should allow states to make their own decisions […]

Sober Up and Stay the Course: CBD Takes on Alcohol Addiction

Do you suspect booze has been doing a number on you both physically and mentally? Many of us can relate. We go out, enjoy nights of wild abandon, or engage in good conversation while enjoying a few drinks. But some point, alcohol can get the best of us. Maybe it’s the agony of a poorly […]

The Roll-Up #47: Big Beer Joins the Cannabis Industry

The Roll-Up features Leafly editors Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Dave Schmader in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast The Roll-Up #47: Big Beer Joins the Cannabis Industry This week: As Corona’s brewer pours $4 billion into a Canadian cannabis company, what will the relationship be between the alcohol and cannabis […]

Can You Get A Hangover From Weed?

Can you get a hangover from weed? Many individuals have experienced the phenomenon known as a “weed hangover,” while others have questioned if such thing really exists. It may not leave you with a raging headache and a nauseous stomach the next day. But cannabis can leave you feeling a bit out of it and […]