Steve Monas

June 28, 2019

House Bill Would Permit Interstate Cannabis Commerce

Two lawmakers from Oregon introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress on Thursday that would allow for the interstate commerce of cannabis between states with legal pot. Under the measure from Democrats Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, federal agencies would be prohibited from […]
June 28, 2019

Maine Governor Makes It Official: Cannabis Sales Start in 2020

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Thursday setting up a legal framework for the sale of cannabis to adults as early as next year. Her office said Thursday that the state’s Office of Marijuana Policy plans to accept applications for licenses […]
June 28, 2019

How Hemp CBD Products Are Made: CBD Vape Pens with Select CBD

This article is sponsored by SelectCBD, an Oregon-based CBD retailer that blends hemp-derived CBD oil with coconut oil and other natural flavors in discreet, easy-to-use vape pens. For consumers looking for a simple and discreet way to microdose CBD throughout the course of their day, CBD […]
June 27, 2019

7 Factors That Affect Your Cannabis High

Ask a dozen smokers what their favorite strain is, and you may receive a dozen different answers. Some prefer their high to be mellow, others like it buzzy, some want to feel it in their body, and others yet, in their head. There are a […]
June 27, 2019

Bid For Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative Launched in Idaho

Cannabis activists in Idaho have launched a bid to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana in the state and will soon be collecting signatures to put a voter initiative on the ballot for the 2020 election. The legalization initiative was filed with the Idaho Secretary […]
June 26, 2019

Canadian Company Exports Medicinal Cannabis Oil to UK

Canadian firm Tilray, Inc. has exported its first bulk shipment of medicinal cannabis oil to the United Kingdom, according to a press release from the company. The shipment comes after a controversy over another Tilray product led the U.K. government to approve the use of […]
June 26, 2019

With Public Pressure, New Jersey Could Still Pass Legalization in 2019

Like Mark Twain or the old guy getting tossed onto a cart in Monty Python’s film “The Holy Grail,” reports of the death of legal marijuana in New Jersey have been exaggerated. At least that’s what Kelli Hykes, the Government Relations Director for Weedmaps, maintained […]
June 26, 2019

Here’s Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Cannabis

With dozens of declared candidates ready to take on President Trump in Nov. 2020, America’s aspiring chief executives are scrambling for ways to catch the eyes of primary voters. So why not use cannabis as a sorting device? (AP, Leafly) Cannabis used to be a […]
June 25, 2019

The Go-To Weed Products for a 420-Friendly Backyard BBQ

Whether it’s the Fourth of July, Labor Day Weekend, or a summer cookout, a backyard barbecue is even more fun when cannabis is involved.  So Weedmaps News has put together a list of products for elevating the experience. As always, when mixing THC and food […]
June 25, 2019

Does Your Dog Freak Out Over Fireworks? Try CBD.

Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve fireworks may make for a good time for humans, but usually not for our furry friends. For anxious pups who freak out during our celebrations, cannabidiol (CBD) has the potential to help them feel less anxious and more […]