Steve Monas

August 20, 2019

Louisiana Officials Say Medical Marijuana Program is off to a Good Start

Two weeks after Louisiana patients began receiving medical marijuana, the program is humming along without supply disruption and with thousands of people receiving the drug for medical use, regulatory officials and the head of one growing operation said Aug. 19, 2019. John Davis, president of […]
August 20, 2019

The Winners of the 2019 Detroit Cannabis Cup

This weekend’s Cannabis Cup in Detroit was filled with friends, fun, and flower! Here are the winners of the 2019 Detroit Cannabis Cup: Indica Flower Jesse Faatz/ High Times 1st Place: Mattybstackers – Peanut Butter Breath2nd Place: Ript Genetics – Stank Breath3rd Place: Exotic Genetix […]
August 20, 2019

The Best Cannabis Strains for Introverts

As personality types vary, so too do the cannabis strains that best suit them. It’s no surprise, then, that introverts and extroverts may enjoy different types of cannabis, for different reasons. An introvert tends to find social activities and interpersonal interactions draining; they draw energy […]
August 19, 2019

Cannabis Smell Isn’t Probable Cause, Maryland Court Rules

If you’re lighting up in Maryland, you can forget the Febreze. The state’s Court of Appeals has ruled that merely smelling cannabis is no longer grounds for police to search and arrest a person. The precedent-setting decision is the result of a 2014 state law […]
August 19, 2019

California Cities Seeing Cannabis Industry Workers Unionizing

Northern California’s South Bay now has its first cannabis union. Representatives from the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) announced on Friday at San Jose City Hall that workers at the town’s MedMen dispensary location would organize. Employees at the dispensary will enjoy wages that […]
August 17, 2019

UFC Fighter Nate Diaz Smokes Joint in Open Workout

Back in the day, when your first pot mentor told you about all the things that would be possible in when prohibition ended, they probably weren’t dreaming of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters sparking joints for fans days before a big match. But hey, it’s […]
August 17, 2019

Meet Some of the Young Heroes Advancing Marijuana as Medicine

As the legalization of marijuana continues to spread state by state, and the rising industry along with the culture of weed continue to evolve, it can be easy to forget that much of the legalization movement owes much of its progress to people from underrepresented […]
August 16, 2019

The 10 Most Instagram-Worthy Moments from the Weedmaps Museum of Weed

The Weedmaps Museum of Weed is turning out to be an experience you must inhale to believe.  The jaw-dropping and educational exhibits send attendees through a maze of weed’s fascinating, complicated history. And it just so happens to contain a massive amount of Instagram-worthy moments.  […]
August 16, 2019

How Would You Spend $40,000 on Weed?

The summer is long and sometimes the news is slow, even in the world of weed. So, when I came across an article about Mike Tyson telling Eben Britton and Jim Jones that he smokes $40,000 worth of weed a month on his podcast, I […]
August 16, 2019

The Roll-Up #101: It’s a Hempfest Invasion

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Episode 101: It’s a Hempfest Invasion This week: It’s Hempfest week in Seattle, and we’re feeling the love for the Army of […]