Steve Monas

May 6, 2019

Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad

Gov. JB Pritzker’s Senate Bill 7 would grant broad personal freedoms and learns the lessons of past legalization. The post Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad appeared first on Leafly.
May 5, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 27-May 2

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 27-May 2 appeared first on Leafly.
May 5, 2019

Investor Donates $9M to Harvard, MIT for Researching Cannabis

A successful New York-based entrepreneur, who made a small fortune investing in Canada’s booming legal marijuana industry, is making what is believed to be the largest private donation to date in support of independent scientific research on cannabis. Bob Broderick is giving $9 million to […]
May 4, 2019

The Beginner’s Guide to Medical Cannabis in Illinois

If Honest Abe wanted to toke up today in the Land of Him, he’d better have a medical cannabis ID or a “Get Out of Jail Free Card.” Smoking in public remains illegal in Illinois, with or without that medical cannabis card. That may seem […]
May 3, 2019

Cannabis Lounges Are Coming to Las Vegas—but Not the Strip

Approval by the Las Vegas City Council has dispensary owners primed to open extravagant consumption lounges. The post Cannabis Lounges Are Coming to Las Vegas—but Not the Strip appeared first on Leafly.
May 3, 2019

Philadelphia District Attorney Won’t Prosecute Cannabis DUIs

The District Attorney for Philadelphia announced at a legislative hearing on Monday that he will not prosecute cases of driving under the influence of cannabis. At a joint meeting of the Democratic Policy committees at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner […]
May 3, 2019

Post Malone Reportedly Launching Cannabis Company Called Shaboink

Dissatisfied with resting on his laurels as one of Middle America’s favorite hip-pop artists, rapper Post Malone is starting a line of marijuana products. TMZ reports that the collection will be named after “a slang term for ‘the act of two people fornicating in a […]
May 3, 2019

Florida Man Arrested After Inviting Police Officer to Smoke a Bowl With Him

Another Florida man is under arrest after being too welcoming and inviting toward the police. Bunnell, Florida resident Arthur Carracino just really wanted a pair of Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies to check out his home-grown cannabis plant and smoke a bowl with him. In a […]
May 3, 2019

Match Survey Reveals Some Mind-Altering Facts About Weed and Dating

Everyone knows the stereotypes about smokers: That they’re bumming around on the couch all day, unable to keep commitments, whether professional or romantic. But Match’s Singles in America survey, which asked singles about their smoking habits as well as their views of smokers, found that […]
May 3, 2019

Allergies Buggin’ Out? Cannabis Can Help, or Hurt

Amid contradictory research, Leafly asks cannabis doctors about marijuana for allergy relief. The post Allergies Buggin’ Out? Cannabis Can Help, or Hurt appeared first on Leafly.