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 […]
May 10, 2019

New Nevada Law to Reveal Names of Cannabis Store Owners

The new law makes public the identity of marijuana license applicants and the method the state uses to score and rank bids. The post New Nevada Law to Reveal Names of Cannabis Store Owners appeared first on Leafly.
May 10, 2019

How to Score an Internship in the Marijuana Job Market

Summer is a busy season for internships — and the cannabis industry is no exception. As the business of marijuana continues to boom, new jobs are being created and internships are a great way to get a foot in the door with a cannabis-related company. […]
May 10, 2019

Toronto Police Seize $17 Million in Drugs During Large-Scale Bust

Nearly 29 kilograms of powder cocaine and 20 kilograms of phenacetin to cut it with. Almost 700 kilograms of the crystal methamphetamine precursor ephedrine and a sizable amount of ketamine and crystal meth. About $308,000 in cash, likely proceeds from selling drugs. And exactly 3,905 […]
May 10, 2019

Chuck Schumer, Hakeem Jeffries Reintroduce Bill to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

Another year, another federal marijuana decriminalization bill proposal? It’s starting to seem that way for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who has joined forces with New York representative Hakeem Jeffries on Schumer’s second decriminalization bill in two years. “The Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act is […]
May 10, 2019

Medical Cannabis Makes Every Day Special for This Mom

Two years after Florida legalized medical cannabis, her son has gone from 300 seizures a day to one per week. The post Medical Cannabis Makes Every Day Special for This Mom appeared first on Leafly.
May 10, 2019

How True Terpenes Prepares for the Future of Terpene Testing

True Terpenes employs a team of compliance officers to monitor developing regulations around terpenes and ensure the company’s practices are prepared to meet tomorrow’s standards. The post How True Terpenes Prepares for the Future of Terpene Testing appeared first on Leafly.
May 10, 2019

Louisville, Kentucky Lawmakers Propose Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

Members of the Louisville, Kentucky city council introduced a proposed ordinance on Wednesday that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana the lowest law enforcement priority for the city’s police department. The proposal was filed by four Democratic members of the Louisville Metro Council, […]
May 9, 2019

How to Become a Medical Marijuana Patient in Arizona

Arizona voters narrowly passed Proposition 203, or the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA), with 50.1% of the vote in 2010, legalizing the medical use of cannabis. The measure went into effect on April 14, 2011, making Arizona the 14th U.S. state to adopt a medical […]
May 9, 2019

Attorneys General from 33 States Call for Passage of Cannabis Banking Bill

Attorneys general from 33 states and five federal territories called for passage of a bill pending in the U.S. Congress that would allow legal cannabis businesses access to the banking industry. In a letter sent to congressional leaders on Wednesday, the National Association of Attorneys […]
May 9, 2019

Debunking 5 Cannabis Stock Images

Cannabis stock images are being used more and more with the expanding market, but a lot of them are wrong and perpetuate misconceptions about the plant. Here we debunk some common images of the plant. The post Debunking 5 Cannabis Stock Images appeared first on […]
May 8, 2019

Here Are 10 Cannabis Products Mom Will Love (And Actually Use)

Cannabis is moving towards accessibility to the masses. The masses include your mama. Cute, balanced, and eclectic products that contain both THC and cannabidiol (CBD) are a great way to show Mom you care about her wellness and health, and that you think she’s cool […]
May 8, 2019

How CBD Companies Are Preparing for the Future of Compliance

CBD products are lightly regulated right now, but that won’t be the case forever. Here’s how companies like Core CBD are working to prepare ahead of time for a more closely watched industry. The post How CBD Companies Are Preparing for the Future of Compliance […]
May 8, 2019

Louisiana House Approves Hemp Legislation — But Does It Go Far Enough?

The Louisiana House unanimously passed a bill to make hemp cultivation legal on Wednesday — but advocates continue to point out that the legislation does not go far enough to provide clarity in the state’s legal system. Given recent law enforcement policing of CBD distributors, […]
May 7, 2019

Passing Joints, Not Judgement: A Discussion on Art, Body Positivity, Mental Health, and Cannabis

Dina Rodriguez makes art that entertains, engages and inspires people by promoting mental health, body positivity, and cannabis. She travels the country giving talks and workshops guiding students on the art of making a living from your passion. Weedmaps News sat down with Rodriguez at […]
May 7, 2019

30 Members of Congress Urge DEA to “Speed Up” Medical Cannabis Research

Thirty members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to the leaders of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Department of Justice on Tuesday, calling on the federal agencies to speed up research into the medical uses of cannabis. The letter was signed by a […]
May 7, 2019

What Are You Smoking Episode 80: Viola CEO Al Harrington

Retired NBA star turned cannabis entrepreneur Al Harrington joins the show to talk about Viola—both the brand he leads and grandma that inspired him to start it.  The post What Are You Smoking Episode 80: Viola CEO Al Harrington appeared first on Leafly.
May 6, 2019

Governor of Illinois Reveals Plan to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker ran on a pro-pot platform and made cannabis legalization a priority when elected to office last year. Now, it seems like he may be making good on his promises to voters; local news channel WQAD 8 reports that on Saturday in […]
May 6, 2019

Illinois Releases Timeline, Social Equity Plans for Legalizing Marijuana

The governor of Illinois and key lawmakers released long-awaited details of a marijuana legalization plan on May 4, 2019. The state is seen by cannabis reform supporters as one of the movement’s strongest opportunities to end prohibition in 2019. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker campaigned on […]
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.
May 2, 2019

What Is Myrcene and What Does This Cannabis Terpene Do?

Myrcene is the most abundant terpene in modern commercial cannabis. It’s said to relieve pain, inflammation, and insomnia, but what does the science actually say? The post What Is Myrcene and What Does This Cannabis Terpene Do? appeared first on Leafly.
May 2, 2019

The Secret to Using Cannabis for Energy and Focus

Staying focused and energized throughout the day isn’t always easy, and sometimes you need more than another cup of coffee to get through your to-do list. But before you reach to your favorite sativa for a pick-me-up, remember that a variety of factors go into […]
May 1, 2019

More Cancer Patients Use Cannabis Over Opioids to Manage Pain, Study Finds

Cancer patients are increasingly using marijuana as an alternative treatment for long-term pain, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine used population-based data survey to track marijuana and opioid use among 19,604 adult respondents with and without cancer […]
May 1, 2019

Star Signs + Strains: May 2019 Horoscopes

The theme for April is “Back to the Future.” We are being asked to slow down and spring clean so we can enter the second half of the year with greater power. The post Star Signs + Strains: May 2019 Horoscopes appeared first on Leafly.
May 1, 2019

Sherbinskis Profile in The New York Times Signifies Cultural Shift in Weed Journalism

In “A Marijuana Brand with Loads of Street Cred” published by The New York Times this week, Alex Williams tells the tale of Mario Guzman AKA Mr. Sherbinski, a cannabis breeder who rose from San Francisco’s underground pot community to head, after legalization, one of […]
May 1, 2019

Cannabis Banking Bill’s Chances are Slim, GOP Senate Leader Warns

The Republican chairman of the Senate Banking Committee said on April 30, 2019, that he couldn’t promise that his panel will take up a bipartisan bill to shield banks that service marijuana businesses from being penalized by federal financial regulators. The legislation — called the […]
April 30, 2019

Treating Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) With Medical Cannabis

“I’ve got to treat my body if I’m ever going to recover from this illness,” Kimberly Callis, an independent researcher with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, tells High Times. “Cannabis [is] a systemic medicine; complex PTSD is a systemic condition. The two really go hand-in-hand, especially […]
April 29, 2019

Oregon’s Marijuana Surplus Spurs Senators to Block New Grower Licenses

The Oregon Senate moved forward with a plan to limit the state’s supply of recreational marijuana. Lawmakers voted 18-10 on April 29, 2019, to freeze marijuana productions at current levels for the next two years. The state will not issue new production licenses to marijuana […]
April 29, 2019

What Are You Smoking Episode 79: Mr. Sherbinski

Esteemed cannabis cultivator and breeder Mr. Sherbinski joins the show to talk about developing strains like Gelato and Sunset Sherbert and the road his company has walked from garage grow-ops to fashion outlets in Beverly Hills. The post What Are You Smoking Episode 79: Mr. […]
April 29, 2019

Wisconsin City Officials Trying to Stop Church From Distributing Cannabis

Cannabis isn’t legal in the state of Wisconsin just yet, but one Madison-based Rastafarian church has utilized a religion-based loophole that allows them to serve the plant to members who make a small donation. But despite the seemingly fool-proof statute, it appears local officials aren’t […]
April 28, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 20-26

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 20-26 appeared first on Leafly.
April 27, 2019

House to Conduct Hearings for Veterans’ Marijuana Access at End of April

In the latest sign that congressional Democrats are using their new majority to prioritize marijuana law reform issues that languished under prior Republican leadership, a House subcommittee has scheduled a hearing on April 30, 2019, to discuss three cannabis bills focusing on military veterans. The […]
April 27, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Puffco Peak but Were Afraid to Ask

Time to set that dab torch aside and behold the future of consuming cannabis concentrates! At least that’s what Puffco, the Los Angeles-based portable vaporizer manufacturer, wants you to believe — and for good reason.   Puffco released the Peak, an electronic smart rig, in […]
April 26, 2019

How Much of Cannabis Industry Has Women in Leadership? Survey Finds Out.

Because it’s relatively new, the cannabis industry has the chance to do business more progressively than other industries, particularly in its inclusion of women. To assess how far cannabis companies have come in this regard and how far they still have to go, Vangst, a […]
April 26, 2019

Ontario Pharmacists Must Now Complete Mandatory Cannabis Education Course

The Ontario College of Pharmacists has informed its members that they must complete a mandatory cannabis education course to continue practicing in the province. The regulatory body began offering a cannabis education class online last month and will require pharmacists to complete an accredited course […]
April 26, 2019

The Roll-Up #85: Can You Patent a Spliff?

A company patents tobacco + cannabis. Also, we recover from 4/20 and remind you to wear your safety goggles. The post The Roll-Up #85: Can You Patent a Spliff? appeared first on Leafly.
April 26, 2019

Louisiana House Committee Advances Proposal to Legalize Hemp

Louisiana lawmakers have advanced a bill that would bring the state’s hemp laws better in line with new federal regulations. The bill, which would legalize the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp in Louisiana, advanced out of the House agriculture committee on Thursday. While passage […]
April 26, 2019

New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State

Despite adult-use cannabis’ exclusion from the New York State budget this year, a new report says it could provide the state at least $4 billion. The post New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State appeared first on […]
April 25, 2019

Review: Barneys ‘High End’ Cannabis Shop is Too Luxe For True Stoners

The luxury department store Barneys New York opened a cannabis lifestyle shop in its Beverly Hills location in March 2019. Weedmaps News sent columnist Lindsey MaHarry to review the custom luxury space. On the fifth and top floor of Barneys New York in Beverly Hills, […]
April 25, 2019

Did a Cannabis Company Just Patent the Spliff?

While many see mixing cannabis with cancer-causing tobacco as an abomination, doctors at one cannabis company are reframing it as an innovation that could help save lives. The post Did a Cannabis Company Just Patent the Spliff? appeared first on Leafly.
April 25, 2019

Canadian Government to Approve Second Roadside Drug Testing Kit

The Canadian government is set to approve a second roadside device authorized for use by law enforcement personnel to detect the presence of THC in drivers. In an order released on April 20, the Canadian Department of Justice announced a proposal to add the SoToxa […]
April 24, 2019

Why Ben and Jerry’s 4/20 Campaign Actually Matters

While ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s has never been shy about promoting socially progressive views, it still caught social media off guard with a tweet calling attention to people of color still being arrested for pot possession in the era of spreading marijuana legalization. […]
April 24, 2019

Alabama Health Officials Report Spike in Synthetic Cannabis Overdoses

Synthetic marijuana is back in the headlines. And this time it’s hitting northern Alabama. Specifically, public health and law enforcement agencies are reporting a sharp uptick in overdoses related to synthetic marijuana. Now, officials are trying to warn the public of the dangers of smoking […]
April 24, 2019

Quitting Cigarettes? Joints Rolled With CBD Might Help

Mellow pre-rolls from Toast, Prism, Willie’s Reserve, Marley Natural, Herba Buena, and Henry’s Originals could blunt nicotine cravings. The post Quitting Cigarettes? Joints Rolled With CBD Might Help appeared first on Leafly.
April 23, 2019

California Bill Might Open Door to Bank Services for Marijuana Industry

California legislators considered a plan April 22, 2019, intended to encourage more banks to do business with marijuana companies that have been frozen out of thousands of financial institutions. Most Americans live in states where marijuana for adult use or medical use is legal. But […]
April 23, 2019

Lawmakers Push to Send More of Colorado’s Weed Revenues to Kindergarteners

Since Colorado’s first legal sales at the start of 2014 until the end of 2018, $160 million has gone to school construction, courtesy of the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) Fund. But now, lawmakers are making a push to increase that number, and to expand […]
April 23, 2019

Years After Legalization, Maine Releases First Cannabis Industry Rules

Residents voted in favor of legalizing marijuana in 2016, but crafting the rules has been a long and sometimes contentious process. The post Years After Legalization, Maine Releases First Cannabis Industry Rules appeared first on Leafly.
April 22, 2019

Here’s What Happened On 4/20 in the U.S.

We hope your 4/20 holiday was as great as it looked on Instagram. The special day in cannabis culture included weed weddings, a historic turnout at the National Cannabis Fest in Washington, D.C., golden Easter egg hunts, Netflix television premieres and the first 4/20 medical […]
April 22, 2019

Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Use in Public Housing Introduced in Congress

A bill that would permit the use of medical marijuana by residents of public housing in states with legal medicinal cannabis programs was introduced in Congress last week. The measure, the Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2019, was introduced on Thursday by […]
April 22, 2019

Wisconsin Legalization Would Save Lives, Bring $1.1B Benefit, Study Says

Medical legalization would prevent 49 overdose deaths every year, save policing costs, and halt thousands of arrests. The post Wisconsin Legalization Would Save Lives, Bring $1.1B Benefit, Study Says appeared first on Leafly.
April 21, 2019

Boston-Educated Canna-Preneurs Want to Lead ‘Made in Colombia’ Marijuana

Beginning in 2019, Made in Colombia could have a whole new cachet in the cannabis world. Forget guys in fatigues loading bales of weed onto twin-engine Cessnas on a jungle airstrip — this will be deals inked in corporate boardrooms in Toronto, Cali, and Medellín, […]
April 20, 2019

Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver

Plenty of customers (and no sign of the FDA) as the nationwide chain tests a CBD burger at a single store in Colorado. The post Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver appeared first on Leafly.
April 20, 2019

Weed Party @: Hot Boxing at Spleef NYC’s Speakeasy

Weed Party @ is a column by Michelle Lhooq and Lindsay MaHarry, two self-described “weed party girls.” The goal of the column is simple: Determine whether the party was cool. On March 29, 2019, Michelle went to Spleef, a private pop-up “speakeasy” in New York […]
April 19, 2019

4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday

We’re posting live updates all day long on 4/20, bringing you the biggest hits from across the map on cannabis’s high holiday. The post 4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday appeared first on Leafly.
April 19, 2019

Denver Dispensaries Expect Huge 4/20 Sales. Here’s What Will Be in Store.

As the U.S. eagerly watches the April 20 sales story of 2019 unfold, Colorado is still the undisputed leader in holiday weed tourism. In 2018, Colorado saw a 128% increase on sales on 4/20 compared with the typical Friday, Marijuana Business Daily reported. Sales in […]
April 19, 2019

Chronic Chronology: Great Moments in 4/20 History

Fire one up and hop on the bus for a detour-laden timeline of 4/20 throughout cannabis history. The post Chronic Chronology: Great Moments in 4/20 History appeared first on Leafly.
April 19, 2019

Survey Finds 55 Percent of Louisiana Residents Support Legalizing Recreational Weed

The scales have tipped in favor of legal weed in Louisiana. 55 percent of state residents now support legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, according to a new report from the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana […]
April 19, 2019

Coast Guard Unloads 7 Tons of Seized Pot in Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded approximately 14,000 pounds of seized pot and more than 3,000 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida on Thursday, with a U.S. congressperson and the media on hand to observe the work. The Coast Guard estimated the street value of […]
April 19, 2019

The Animated History of 420: Our Video of the Week

Title: Animated History of 420  Creator: Evan York Description: Flashback Friday! Originally posted to honor of our 420th issue, Evan York created this animated video to explore the history of 420. For more videos, download the HIGH TIMES TV app on Roku, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad or  visit tv.hightimes.com The post The Animated History […]
April 18, 2019

‘The Office’ Fans, Dunder Splifflin Has Your Rolling Papers for 4/20

“Do you think smoking drugs is cool?” If you answered that question “yes,” but more importantly, know exactly where that quote comes from, then you’re probably a fan of “The Office.” And if you’re a fan of the Office, chances are, you’ve smoked your fair […]
April 18, 2019

Los Angeles Sues Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensary

The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against an unlicensed cannabis dispensary for selling product tainted with dangerous chemicals, according to media reports. At a downtown news conference on Wednesday, City Attorney Mike Feuer indicated that the lawsuit against Kush Club 20 on […]
April 18, 2019

4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From Corporations

A coalition of activists are transforming the day after 4/20 into an advocacy effort aimed at reintroducing social justice into cannabis legalization. The post 4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From Corporations appeared first on Leafly.
April 17, 2019

Weed+Grub Podcasters Laugh it Up, Eat it Up, and Light it Up in Alaska

Mike Glazer and Mary Jane Gibson are traveling from Alaska to California with their podcast Weed+Grub, sampling legal cannabis, snacking on local cuisine, doing live shows, and interviewing fascinating people along the way. They started their journey in Anchorage at the B4UDie Comedy Festival, which […]
April 17, 2019

Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says

The unlicensed shop sold cannabis containing paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently used on golf course turf that the EPA classifies as a toxic chemical, City Attorney Mike Feuer said. The post Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says appeared first on Leafly.
April 17, 2019

North Carolina Democrats File Bill to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana

It’s hard to ignore the rumblings for legal marijuana in North Carolina. This week, some policymakers are focusing first on decriminalization measures. On Monday, four state representatives filed as primary sponsors for HB 766, which would erase penalties for possessing four ounces or less of […]
April 16, 2019

New Research Indicates Cannabis Consumption May Motivate One to Exercise

New research from the University of Colorado indicates that cannabis may increase the enjoyment of physical activity and help motivate users to exercise. A summary of the research was released recently and the full results of the study will be published soon by the medical […]
April 16, 2019

Watch: Netflix’s ‘Grass is Greener’ by Fab 5 Freddy features Snoop Dogg

“That’s the sound I was looking for.” That’s what Snoop Dogg said when he lit a blunt and got a healthy cough out of rapper, hip-hop pioneer, and now director Fab 5 Freddy in his new documentary, “Grass is Greener,” debuting on Netflix on 4/20. […]
April 16, 2019

Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients

When doctors refuse to learn or talk about cannabis, they put their patients at risk. A new study proves it. And it’s got to stop. The post Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients appeared first on Leafly.
April 15, 2019

High Folks: WeedTuber Dope As Yola Reminds Us To Get High, Create Something Great

Editor’s Note: Welcome to one of our newest bi-weekly columns, High Folks: the cannabis-infused version of Humans of New York, in which we take an intimate look at people’s relationships with our most beloved plant. The connection between humans and cannabis is primal, dynamic, and profound. But it’s something […]
April 15, 2019

8 Hilarious Stand-Up Comedians Share the Funny Side of Getting High

What’s better than getting high and watching stand-up comedy? Getting high and watching stand-up about getting high. Comedians are known for pushing social boundaries, so it’s no surprise that weed is a major topic of discussion in many stand-up routines. If you need any proof […]
April 15, 2019

Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market?

Nebraska advocates warn state legislators: If you don’t pass an MMJ law this session, they’ll put an Oklahoma-style legalization measure on the ballot. The post Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market? appeared first on Leafly.
April 14, 2019

Parkinson’s Disease Forum Gives Medical Marijuana Platform for 1st Time

An online survey circulated among physicians who treat Parkinson’s disease found that 80% of their patients had used cannabis to treat their symptoms. Furthermore, 95% of the neurologists polled said they’d been asked by their patients for a doctor’s recommendation to use medical marijuana. Results […]
April 13, 2019

World’s Largest Chemistry Society Gives Cannabis Scientists Their Due

Ezra Pryor, founding member and past chair of the Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision (CANN), got his start in the cannabis industry as a consultant, or “rent-a-scientist” as he called himself, for a variety of companies that had no one to advise them on matters of chemistry. […]
April 12, 2019

High Design Meets High Function in PCKT Vaporizers

Based in the Bay Area, PCKT combines cutting-edge technology and sleek styling to design vaporizers that are both elegant and durable. The post High Design Meets High Function in PCKT Vaporizers appeared first on Leafly.
April 12, 2019

Dallas Will No Longer Prosecute Small Time Marijuana Offenders

The Dallas County district attorney released a five page memo on Thursday stating that his office would no longer prosecute first-time marijuana misdemeanors. John Creuzot also announced that all in-process first-time misdemeanors that had been filed before his term in office will be thrown out, […]
April 12, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 5-11

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 5-11 appeared first on Leafly.
April 12, 2019

3 ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theories That Make Sense Only to Stoners

Getting high and thinking deeply about interesting things is an intellectual pastime championed by generations of stoned philosophers. For “Game of Thrones” fans, particularly the ones who use weed, the hit HBO series’ final season — premiering April 14, 2019 — marks the end of […]
April 12, 2019

Upper New York Police Issue Caution After Seizing Fentanyl-Laced Weed

Police departments in upstate New York are issuing a warning about dangerous street drugs after seizing cannabis laced with fentanyl. The powerful drug has been a factor in a multitude of overdose deaths in the United States, which is still in the grips of an epidemic […]
April 12, 2019

The Roll-Up #83: Ngaio Bealum and Poop Weed

Comedian Ngaio Bealum talks edibles, and we have a cautionary tale about Spanish hash. The post The Roll-Up #83: Ngaio Bealum and Poop Weed appeared first on Leafly.
April 12, 2019

UK Mom Seeks Return of Cannabis Oil Seized at Border

A UK mother is seeking the return of cannabis oil medicine for her severely epileptic daughter that was seized by border officials last week. Emma Appleby of Aylesham, England had traveled to the Netherlands to purchase cannabis oil for her nine-year-old daughter Teagan, who has a […]
April 11, 2019

Canada’s Biggest Legal Joint — We Rolled It!

If this doobie got any bigger and we’d have to share joint custody. The post Canada’s Biggest Legal Joint — We Rolled It! appeared first on Leafly.
April 11, 2019

Attorney General Barr Indicates Support For Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill

William Barr, the new Attorney General for the Trump administration, indicated support for a pending federal marijuana legalization bill during an appearance before Congress on Wednesday. Responding to a question from Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska about the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States […]
April 11, 2019

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Connecticut

Connecticut became the fifth state to enter into statehood in 1788, and more than 200 years later, in 2012, it became the 17th state to pass a law legalizing medical marijuana under the Connecticut Palliative Use of Marijuana Act. The Constitution State’s medical marijuana apparatus […]
April 10, 2019

The Roll-Up Bonus Ep: Box Brown Smokes Out the Truth

The award-winning cartoonist and author talks with Bruce about his new book, ‘Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America,’ and things get graphic. The post The Roll-Up Bonus Ep: Box Brown Smokes Out the Truth appeared first on Leafly.

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