Category Archives: weed

¿Una boda de marihuana? Te contamos como hacerlo

Era una tarde de miércoles, 60 personas se reunieron en la antigua residencia de Frank Sinatra en Woodland Hills para presenciar a Jeff y Serena Baleja caminar al altar. Pero su boda estaba lejos de ser convencional. Después de que Jeff y Serena se besaron para consolidar su nueva unión, Jeff sacó de su bolsillo […]

Congress looks into allowing banking for marijuana businesses

U.S. lawmakers are once again exploring efforts to allow legal cannabis businesses access to banks. The Democratic-controlled House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday held a hearing to discuss the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019, also known as the SAFE Banking Act, reports Yahoo Finance. “We’re trying to examine how outdated banking regulations […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would be fine with a sitting president who uses marijuana

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) wouldn’t mind if an acting president also happened to smoke pot. Ocasio-Cortez told TMZ on Thursday that a president of the United States who recreationally smokes marijuana would be fine, arguing that “there’s really no difference” between THC and alcohol. “That’s fine with me. You’re not hurting anybody, you know,” Ocasio-Cortez […]

Marijuana users may have increased sperm counts, Harvard study finds

New research conducted by Harvard researchers could disprove another stoner stereotype. A study published this week in the Human Reproduction medical journal found that male marijuana smokers might actually carry higher sperm counts and concentrations when compared to men who have never used pot. “Our findings were contrary to what we hypothesized at the start […]

Q&A: Stockhouse’s Cindy Broad on why U.S. pot businesses look to Canada for capital

As cannabis legalization continues to flourish in North America, several U.S. marijuana companies are turning to Canada’s stock markets in order to build capital. Major cannabis companies such as Flow Kana, MedMen and Wagner Dimas have decided to avoid legal roadblocks in the U.S. by offering shares through Canadian exchanges and generating millions in financing. […]

Woodstock 50th anniversary concert might sell a special signature marijuana strain

(courtesy Woodstock on Facebook) The return of the legendary Woodstock music festival just wouldn’t feel right without its own brand of cannabis. Woodstock festival co-creator Michael Lang recently talked to Billboard about his efforts to resurrect the iconic event for a 50th anniversary show this summer in New York, which could possibly feature its very […]

Urine from marijuana users can produce electricity, study finds

Cannabis users may be able to light up a room in more ways than initially thought, according to new research. A study published in Biosource Technology Reports found that successfully removing cannabis metabolites from the urine of pot consumers can generate electricity, reports the Marijuana Moment. Turkish scientists conducted experiments using microbial fuel cells (MFC), […]

Q&A: Cannabis Trade Federation CEO Neal Levine on the future of federal marijuana legalization

America’s legal cannabis market owes part of its success to Neal Levine. Levine worked as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for LivWell Enlightened Health, which earned a reputation as one of the largest employers in the cannabis industry. He has since moved on to be named as the chief executive operator of the Cannabis […]

Legal cannabis website offered federal workers free marijuana during government shutdown

Federal employees must be relieved at news that the government shutdown has temporarily come to an end, but they will probably miss the free weed. The legal cannabis search engine BudTrader.com offered free medical marijuana to government workers who couldn’t pay due to President Donald Trump’s shutdown, the Hill reports. “I don’t think federal employees […]

Watch the medical marijuana Super Bowl ad banned by CBS

Photo by David Downs A Super Bowl advertisement detailing how cannabis can save lives has been rejected by CBS, but viewers can judge the controversial clip for themselves. The commercial, produced by Acreage Holdings, focuses on three people who depend on medical marijuana to improve their daily quality of life. It explains how a young […]