Weed News

Syndicate content Weed News
Marijuana News, Policy, Culture and Law
Updated: 7 weeks 5 hours ago

The 3 States Best Positioned To Legalize Marijuana In 2018

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 04:09
By Phillip Smith Election Day 2016 was a big day for marijuana: Voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada all supported successful legalization initiatives, doubling the number of states...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

What Is The Open Cannabis Project?

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 18:40
It is truly an exciting time to be a cannabis fan. Eight states have legalized cannabis for medical use, 29 states have legalized cannabis for medical use (beyond just CBD), and Washington D.C. has...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Senator Wyden Cosponsors Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 18:10
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) today became the first U.S senator to cosponsor Senator Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) landmark bill to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. He announced his support in...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Canada Spends Almost As Much On Cannabis As It Does On Wine

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 17:39
‘Regulate marijuana like alcohol’ is a campaign slogan that has always resonated with people, and for good reason. Alcohol is legal in North America and has been for many decades. A...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Chuck Liddell Saves Christmas By Accepting Toys Collected by BudTrader.Com

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 17:00
BudTrader.com CEO Brad McLaughlin has announced via a Facebook post that MMA Legend Chuck Liddell will be accepting thousands of toys collected through the BudTrader Toy Drive, and will...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

House Votes To Extend Medical Marijuana Protections Through December 22

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:15
In 2014 a very important measure was implemented at the federal level – the Farr-Rohrabacher Amendment. The Farr-Rohrabacher Amendment (now known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment)...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How Much Tax Revenue Will Massachusetts Generate From Marijuana?

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:38
Massachusetts legalized marijuana in 2016, making Massachusetts one of 8 states (and D.C.) to do so. Massachusetts is now going through the rulemaking and implementation phases of the legalization...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Legal Marijuana Sales Grow 33% In 2017 In North America

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:00
Consumer spending on legal cannabis in North America is outpacing previous estimates, according to a new report out today from Arcview Market Research. According to the just released Mid-Year Update...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Report: Failure To Renew Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment Could Impact 2 Million Patients

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:30
New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence for the cannabis industry, has been tracking the key indicators and disruptors to the cannabis market and...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Help Missouri Medical Marijuana Campaign Collect Signatures

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:00
The holidays are rapidly approaching and with them numerous gatherings of family, friends, and co-workers. These all present excellent opportunities to discuss medical cannabis with the people...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The Biggest Domestic Drug Policy Stories Of The Past 20 Years

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:06
By Phillip Smith As Drug War Chronicle marks the publication of its 1,000th issue (with yours truly having authored 863 of them going back to 2000), we reflect on what has changed and what...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Pennsylvania Expands Industrial Hemp Research Opportunities

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 03:30
After a successful inaugural year in which industrial hemp was reintroduced in Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the commonwealth will significantly expand the opportunities for this...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

White Widow Cannabis Strain Review And Pictures

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 02:56
I will never, ever forget the first time I consumed the White Widow cannabis strain. In the mid-90’s my best friend Eric kept telling me he had a friend that had acquired the best cannabis he...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Pennsylvania Approves Another Facility To Begin Medical Cannabis Production

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 02:13
The Wolf Administration’s Pennsylvania Department of Health today approved Ilera Healthcare LLC., in Taylor Township, Fulton County to grow and process medical marijuana, becoming the fourth...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Illinois Republican Announces Support For Marijuana Legalization

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 01:00
A lot of discussions have occurred lately regarding Illinois’ chances of legalizing marijuana. Considering how hard it was to get medical marijuana passed in Illinois, and direct...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Minnesota: Two New Qualifying Conditions Eligible For Medical Cannabis

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:28
Minnesota is home to one of the most restrictive medical cannabis programs in America, but it is slowly getting better. Below is an e-mail alert that I received out of Minnesota yesterday: Starting...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

North America Retail Cannabis Sales To Hit $10 Billion In 2017

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:19
The legal cannabis industry continues to thrive in North America. Legal marijuana sales in North America were roughly $6.7 billion in 2016 according to a report from Arcview Market...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Calls For OG Analytical Boycott After CEO Reported To Be A White Supremacist

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 18:15
There is no room for hate in the marijuana industry. There is no room for hate anywhere in society, but that absolutely and especially includes the marijuana industry. Discrimination should not be...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

What Should The Legal Age Be For Cannabis?

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:45
In the eight American states (and D.C.) that allow cannabis possession and consumption for adult use, all of them have a legal age limit of 21 years old. All of the campaigns that brought about...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Massachusetts Advisory Board Recommends Cannabis ‘Social Consumption’ Policy

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:11
Social cannabis consumption reform is part of what I refer to as the ‘second phase’ of legalization. Just because a legalization measure is approved by voters (or soon legislatures!) does...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]