Steve Monas

October 7, 2019

For Patients with Eating Disorders, Cannabis May be the Right Medicine

It’s morning in New York City, and Jessica Mellow is preparing for a long day. She pours her first of many cups of coffee and steels herself for another day of work — and another day of anorexia treatment. Not only does the body-paint model […]
October 7, 2019

First HempWood Factory Opening In Murray, Kentucky Thanks To A New Startup

A new hemp factory has opened that will specialize in producing a sustainably sourced wood substitute. HempWood, operated by a company called Fibonacci LLC, is the brainchild of owner Greg Wilson and his experience working with Chinese bamboo technology. His process purports to mimic the […]
October 7, 2019

Maine’s first cannabis sales expected by March 2020

The Associated PressOctober 7, 2019   Share   Print A marijuana bud at a medical marijuana facility in Unity, Maine. Adults in Maine will probably be able to purchase cannabis products in retail stores by March 2020 after years of waiting. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, […]
October 4, 2019

California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products

David DownsOctober 4, 2019   Share   Print California state officials confiscated these Kushy Punch vape cartridges in their investigation of the company’s unlicensed Canoga Park facility. (Courtesy of CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs) California has a troubling new wrinkle in the vaping story rocking […]
October 4, 2019

What Is Bubble Hash and How Can You Make It?

As more people learn about weed, some gravitate towards what is considered “craft concentrates,” a variety of concentrate types that are often made in small batches through small-scale techniques such as rosin, hash, and live resin. Rosin, which is created when heat and pressure are […]
October 4, 2019

Pennsylvania Representative Proposes Bill To Allow Cannabis In State-Run Liquor Stores

A Pennsylvania lawmaker introduced a bill on Wednesday that would legalize the recreational sale of cannabis and make state-run liquor stores the only authorized retailer of marijuana products. The measure, House Bill 1899, was introduced by Democratic state Rep. David Delloso of Delaware County. Delloso […]
October 4, 2019

7 cannabis strains that pair perfectly with your fall festivities

Brilliant fall colors have replaced summer greens, seasonal produce overflows from roadside stands, and every possible product is now available in pumpkin spice flavor, from Pop Tarts to dog treats to Jell-O (seriously). Honestly, most cannabis strains are lovely year-round, but there are a certain […]
October 4, 2019

In The US, 18 People Have Died And More Than 1000 Have Become Sick From Vaping

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000, and there’s no sign the outbreak is fading, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Doctors say the illnesses, which first appeared in March, resemble an inhalation injury. Symptoms include severe, shortness of breath, fatigue, […]
October 4, 2019

FBI: Cannabis arrests on the rise for 3rd year running

Janet BurnsOctober 4, 2019   Share   Print (FOTOKITA/iStock) The number of US cannabis arrests continued to climb last year, new federal data show, in spite of increasing legal and public approval for the plant. Law enforcement made an estimated 663,367 cannabis-related arrests in 2018, […]
October 4, 2019

Oklahoma Public School District Rejects Donation From Local Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Even as the press reports on Oklahoma’s public education budgetary woes, it appears that not all schools are open to accepting all donations. A marijuana dispensary chain was surprised to have their monetary gift to Ponca City Public Schools rejected. The district’s superintendent Shelly Arrott […]