Steve Monas

March 31, 2019

Blue vs. Red State Divide over Legalizing Marijuana Has Shades of Gray

To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback for cannabis advocates in New Jersey may show the issue isn’t so black-and-white. Leaders in solidly blue New Jersey are vowing it will still join […]
March 30, 2019

Concrete Made of Hemp Could Get EPA Funding as ‘Green’ Building Material

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is funding a research project looking into the sustainable production of hempcrete, a hemp-based mixture that’s better for the environment than traditional concrete. According to a notice published on the EPA website, the agency awarded a roughly $12,000 grant to […]
March 29, 2019

DEA: Thanks, but No Thanks. We’re Not Gonna Hire You to Burn Weed

Stop calling the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to ask about getting paid to burn bulk marijuana, the federal agency said on March 29, 2019. Apparently, viral stories about a DEA job posting for a Houston-based contractor to incinerate at least 1,000 pounds of seized cannabis […]
March 29, 2019

Georgia Senate Votes in Favor of Medical Marijuana Access Bill

The Georgia Senate voted to approve a bill on Friday that would give medical marijuana patients a legal avenue to obtain their medicine. Under the bill, HB 324, a regulated system for growing, processing, and distributing cannabis oil would be established. Georgia’s medical marijuana program only permits the use […]
March 29, 2019

Humboldt Farms Handing Out Bouquets To Celebrate Los Angeles Debut

California is in super bloom, a dramatic ramp-up of its wildflower population caused by the state’s recent heavy rain and ideal warmth conditions. Perhaps touring the poppy fields in Antelope Valley or Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s lilies and primroses is the perfect stoned activity. At […]
March 29, 2019

How Terpene Bars Let Patients Craft Custom Cannabis Vape Carts

Darwin’s terpene bars allow customers to blend cannabis vape cartridges that suit their particular needs. The post How Terpene Bars Let Patients Craft Custom Cannabis Vape Carts appeared first on Leafly.
March 29, 2019

Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community

When the City of Laguna Woods banned cannabis businesses from operating in city limits, they left a lot of local retirees who depend on cannabis cut off. We visited the retirement community to learn about how that impact is being felt. The post Local Laws […]
March 28, 2019

Watch This: Our Favorite Stoned Memories From ‘Broad City’

Since ‘Broad City’ aired over five years ago, we’ve watched Abbi and Ilana share bowls, joints, and bongs all over New York City, but the show has done so much more than make us laugh. The post Watch This: Our Favorite Stoned Memories From ‘Broad […]
March 28, 2019

Walgreens, Like CVS, Will Sell CBD Topicals and Sprays in 1,500 Stores

Walgreens is climbing aboard the cannabidiol (CBD) hype train, as the drug retailer told CNBC on March 28, 2019, that it will begin selling a variety of CBD products in nearly 1,500 stores across nine different states. The CBD products will initially be available in […]
March 28, 2019

New Hampshire House Committee Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill

A New Hampshire House of Representatives committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would legalize the use of cannabis by adults. The House Ways and Means Committee voted 14-6 to recommend passage of the measure, House Bill 481. The full House voted 209-147 on February 27 to […]