Steve Monas

August 16, 2019

California Man Convicted of Torturing Cannabis Store Owner

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California man who previously escaped from jail and was on the run for a week was convicted Friday of kidnapping and torturing a marijuana dispensary owner who he mistakenly believed had buried large sums of money in the desert. […]
August 16, 2019

Is It Even Possible to Smoke $40,000 of Weed in a Month?

On a recent episode of his podcast, Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, Mike Tyson told rapper Jim Jones that he consumes about $40,000 of cannabis per month at Tyson Ranch, his future cannabis “resort.” As Jim’s mind is blown by this number, Eben Brriton, Tyson’s co-host, […]
August 16, 2019

Florida U.S. Attorney’s Office to Continue to Prosecute Marijuana Cases

Those hoping for a respite from cannabis possession-related charges in Florida shouldn’t get too comfortable, even after top prosecutors announced that the state has limited technology to pursue such offenses. The Northern Florida US Attorney’s office sent out a press statement saying that it will […]
August 16, 2019

CBD American Shaman

Founded in 2015 by hemp-entrepreneur and CEO Vince Sanders, CBD American Shaman is based out of Kansas City, Missouri and is one of the largest hemp derived CBD companies in North America. Using a team of dedicated researchers and doctors, the company has developed a […]
August 16, 2019

Maryland Court Rules Pot Smell Not Enough for Police to Search Person

Bob Dylan wrote his indelible classic “The Times They Are a-Changin’” at a moment of enormous political and cultural upheaval in the country. Nearly 60 years later, the lyrics have been invoked—in a court of law, no less—to capture the winds of change in marijuana […]
August 15, 2019

Get Beautiful Buds With These Outdoor Cannabis Harvesting Tips

For those of us growing cannabis outdoors, we get to reap the benefits of gardening in the natural world. We skip the artificial light, ubiquitous chemicals, and noisy inline fans, and instead use sunlight, living soil, and gentle breezes to nurture our plants to maturity. […]
August 15, 2019

Women Lawmakers Attending Summit for Cannabis Education and Policy

Thirty women state lawmakers from across the country are convening in Denver for a policy summit on marijuana issues Aug. 15 and 16, 2019.. The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) is hosting a Marijuana Policy Summit, in which attendees will hear about the evolution […]
August 15, 2019

La Corte Suprema de México ordena al Ministerio de Salud regular marihuana medicinal

Los largos retrasos en las directrices han dejado a los pacientes y productores del país en la oscuridad. Los jueces de la corte suprema de México están impacientes con la demora de dos años del Ministerio de Salud en la regulación del cannabis medicinal. El […]
August 14, 2019

Cannabis and Mental Health: Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety may sound like something we all experience at times in life, and that is true. It is natural for a person to feel nervous or anxious in situations like being alone in a new place or going on a first date. But for […]
August 14, 2019

American Bar Association Tells Feds: Let States Legalize Cannabis

This week the influential American Bar Association (ABA) took a bold and strikingly impassioned stance on cannabis reform. On Monday, during the group’s annual meeting in San Francisco, the ABA’s House of Delegates passed a resolution—without any vocal opposition—that urges Congress to end the draconian […]