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After local officials decline to investigate Oregon marijuana operation, feds step in

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:53
Federal officials are investigating a marijuana processing facility in Oregon after an explosion there injured a man who was previously convicted in a money laundering operation linked to pot-trafficking.

Michigan marijuana "kingpin" gets 13 years in federal prison

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:27
A man described as the "kingpin" behind a marijuana operation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in federal prison.

Michigan issues emergency medical marijuana rules

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:02
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder issued emergency rules regulating medical marijuana businesses, less than two weeks before the state begins accepting license applications under a new regulatory system.

How the Supreme Court case on sports betting is related to marijuana legalization

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:53
In the justices' comments and questions about New Jersey's voter-approved law allowing sports betting, most touched on the same states’ rights theme.

Nevada gambling leaders grapple with future of cannabis in casinos

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:50
Nevada's Gaming Policy Committee is wrestling with how the state's casinos might deal with the cannabis business while not running afoul of federal law.

Fired bus driver blames delayed effect of cannabis cookie for DUI arrest

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:59
The lawyer of a former transit driver said his client had eaten a marijuana cookie the night before he was taken off his bus for suspected drunk driving.

After weeks of debate, San Francisco approves rules for recreational pot shops

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:38
Following weeks of emotional and detailed debate over where to allow new stores, San Francisco supervisors approved regulations for the sale of recreational marijuana.

How low-tech marijuana cookies led to a high-tech invention

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:27
The handheld tCheck uses UV light to measure cannabinoids in substances like oil or butter, allowing consumers to test potency of their homemade edibles.

Colorado politician takes on Gov. Hickenlooper over marijuana risks

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 15:46
An El Paso County commissioner publicly accused Gov. John Hickenlooper of turning a blind eye to potential negative effects of legal recreational marijuana to protect an industry that has generated millions in tax revenue.

Travel host Rick Steves testifies in favor of Illinois marijuana legalization effort

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:53
Rick Steves testified Tuesday in front of Illinois lawmakers that his "hunches" about the long-term effects of legalization in early-adopter states like Colorado and Washington have proven true.

Cannabis tech firms MassRoots, New Frontier team up on consumer data

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:31
MassRoots, the marijuana social media and tech company recently in tumult, entered into a technology-sharing arrangement with New Frontier Data, a cannabis market research and analytics firm, the companies announced early Wednesday.

Medical marijuana will soon be for sale in Texas. But who can buy it?

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:57
The first Texas CBD products are expected to be available in December; one company seeking to be first to market will be delivering direct to patients

MJ Freeway discloses another cyberattack on the firm, affecting cannabis businesses

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:15
MJ Freeway, a Colorado firm that provides business software for the legal cannabis industry, has disclosed it was the target of a cyberattack in November 2016.

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for gamers

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:01
Give high scores this holiday season with these weed gifts for gamers.

High fashion gets higher with designs celebrating cannabis

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 19:54
As cannabis consumption becomes fashionable, the world of high fashion is also embracing the plant in subtle and bold ways.

Indiana governor gives stores 60 days to pull CBD oil

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 17:15
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is directing state excise police to resume checking stores for CBD oils after the state’s attorney general declared them illegal with one limited exception.

Incoming NJ Gov. Murphy names head of cannabis trade group as chief of staff

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 16:31
Phil Murphy has named Pete Cammarano, the head of New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association, as his chief of staff, another sign of support for legalization.

How opioids started killing Americans at the corner pharmacy

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:57
It's been conventional wisdom for some time now that America's opioid epidemic began at the pharmacy. Now there are numbers to put any doubt to rest.

Lawyer banned from NY jails after trying to smuggle weed to client

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:11
Authorities say a Rochester lawyer has been banned from local jails after he was caught trying to smuggle drugs to an inmate.

The Cannabist's ultimate 2017 gift guide compendium

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:36
Getting the perfect gift for somebody is a bit of an art, and weed gifts are trickier than most. Here's a handy collection of gift guides for cannabis consumers.