Steve Monas

May 15, 2019

New California Bill Would Override Local Bans on Cannabis Stores

An unprecedented bill would triple the number of retail outlets to over 2,200. The post New California Bill Would Override Local Bans on Cannabis Stores appeared first on Leafly.
May 15, 2019

Police Test CBD Water Purchased at Gas Station and Find THC

Police in Alabama say a bottle of CBD-enhanced water on sale at gas stations tested positive for THC. The company that makes that water, CBD Cure, says that’s next to impossible. But a Facebook post the Summerdale Police Department put up May 15 shows THC […]
May 14, 2019

The Best CBD Oils for Pain, Anxiety, and Sleep

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a health and wellness phenomenon with consumers looking for safe, effective relief from pain, anxiety, and insomnia. And now that barriers to studying and legally accessing CBD are beginning to crumble — cannabis retailers and major drugstores alike sell CBD-based products — […]
May 14, 2019

The Hash #18: WNYC’s Yasmeen Khan on Cannabis’ Stigma in Family Courts

Responsible cannabis use can result in family separation, especially for the most vulnerable. The post The Hash #18: WNYC’s Yasmeen Khan on Cannabis’ Stigma in Family Courts appeared first on Leafly.
May 14, 2019

Coca Cola Heir Caught with 5000 Cannabis Plants on Private Jet

Billionaire and Coca-Cola heir Alkiviades “Alki” David was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts last week after customs officials discovered 5,000 cannabis plants on his private jet. David and his friend Chase Ergen were taken into custody by officers with the Anti-Narcotics Unit […]
May 13, 2019

Leafly Study Debunks Dispensary Myths Around Crime & Teen Use

Most research finds cannabis stores lead to improvements in public safety, health, and property values. So why are towns still banning them? The post Leafly Study Debunks Dispensary Myths Around Crime & Teen Use appeared first on Leafly.
May 13, 2019

New York City Bans Marijuana Tests for Jobs — Without Mayor’s Signature

A bill prohibiting most employers in New York City from requiring drug tests for marijuana as a condition of employment was enacted in early May 2019 — and it became law without the signature of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, despite the fact that he […]
May 13, 2019

Michigan Issues First Medical Marijuana Home Delivery Licenses

Medical marijuana patients in Michigan are about to see improved access. Thanks to new rules approved and put into place by the state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency, medical marijuana providers can now legally deliver to patients. The change is the latest development in several key changes […]
May 12, 2019

Poor Planning Stifles California’s $60M ‘Track-Trace’ Weed Sales System

When California voters broadly legalized marijuana, they were promised that a vast computer platform would closely monitor products moving through the new market. But 16 months after sales kicked in, the system known as track-and-trace isn’t doing much of either. As of April 2019, just […]
May 11, 2019

5 Vape Tricks You Can Do With Your Weed Vape Pen

Since the dawn of weed culture, smoke tricks have been synonymous with cannabis consumption. And, really, this symbiotic relationship makes a lot of sense. What’s cooler than watching exhaled smoke slowly take unique forms as your mind settles into a stoned state?     With the […]