Multiple polls have found that an overwhelming number of National Basketball Association (NBA) fans support ending cannabis prohibition in the NBA. But unfortunately, not all fans agree with that policy change. Some fans still oppose cannabis reform in the league, citing various reasons as to why they feel the way that they do. One reason that […]
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but results published Monday mean 2.1 million middle and high school students have used them to get high. The devices are generally considered a less […]
ALBANY, N.Y. — Cannabis advocates told a New York panel considering legalization that it should be affordable and accessible to everyone rather than enriching corporate producers and state tax coffers. Of about 30 people who spoke at the first of 15 “listening sessions” on legalizing recreational cannabis Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, most touted its therapeutic […]
SEATTLE – Washington state’s penchant for getting high is trashing the place. Plastic “doob tubes” and small Mylar bags used to package pot are moldering in gutters, bleaching out in landfills and bobbing in waterways. Concentrated nutrients and fertilizers left over from cannabis growing operations are being dumped in public sewers and making their way […]
Oklahoma, one of the reddest states in the nation, just legalized medical cannabis. This is huge! More information can be found below via a press release from NORML: A majority of Oklahomans today voted to enact State Question 788 — a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to those […]
I received the following alert out of Delaware yesterday. If you live there, make sure to keep the pressure on your lawmakers: On Saturday, the Delaware Legislature will adjourn for the year, making this the last week in 2018 to end Delaware’s destructive and wasteful policy of marijuana prohibition. There’s no time to lose! Please […]
WEST DOVER — Organizers behind The Original Green Mountain Cannabis and Music Festival aren’t giving up despite some challenges along the way. “Social media platforms have flagged our content as mature simply over the use of the word cannabis in our domains!” says a post on the event’s Facebook page. “With prohibition ending July 1 […]
Few industries are creating a buzz with investors quite like legal cannabis. According to research firm ArcView, the North American legal weed industry grew sales by 33% in 2017, to $9.7 billion, and it’s estimated to grow at an average annual rate of 28% through 2021. Should ArcView’s projection prove accurate, we could be talking […]
Peron, an activist who was among the first people to argue for the benefits of marijuana for AIDS patients and helped legalize medical pot in California, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at 72. Peron was a driving force behind a San Francisco ordinance allowing medical marijuana - a move that later aided ...
She and her partner, Stich Miller, founded Seattle's first cannabis co-op, Green Cross Patient Co-Op, in 1993, five years before Washington approved medical marijuana. She had used marijuana to treat debilitating pain from a moped accident and unsuccessful surgeries. After seeing a news report ...