Monthly Archives: February 2017

Feds Threaten to Shut Down Las Vegas High Times Cannabis Cup

According to Reno Gazette Times, the Feds threaten to shut down Las Vegas High Times Cannabis Cup in a Feb. 16 letter to the Moapa Paiute Tribe. The times reports that U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden, based in Las Vegas, sent

CSU-Pueblo’s Cannabis Job Posting

CSU-Pueblo’s Cannabis Job Posting: Colorado State University-Pueblo is looking for some solid candidates to take on the position of Director of their Institute of Cannabis Research. The director would be responsible for coordinating the institute’s programming, communicating to internal and

Poll: Republicans Out of Step with Americans When it Comes to Marijuana

Are Republicans out of step with Americans when it comes to marijuana? That is what a new national poll taken by Quinnipiac University finds. According to the data, fifty percent of voters say the plant should be made legal in

NORML Responds After White House Threatened To Crack Down On Legal Marijuana

The White House threatened to crack down on legal marijuana last Thursday afternoon. WH Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana. “I do believe that you’ll see greater

Spicer Incorrectly Links Marijuana to Opioids

Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary recently spoke about marijuana at a White House Press briefing, while he praised the plant for helping on some dire situations for medical patients – he not only put cannabis in the cross

Pot Experience No Longer a Prerequisite for Cannabis Jobs

Pot experience is no longer a prerequisite for cannabis jobs. “You have to be a leader already,” advises Kyle Arfsten, Director of Business Development at Vangst, “cannabis companies are looking for proven track records.” Vangst is one of the worlds

Cannabis Lobbyists Denounce White House Attack on Recreational Pot

The National Cannabis Industry Association issued a statement denouncing the White House attack on recreational pot in response to Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments regarding the Trump Administration’s marijuana policy in the press briefing today: “It would be a mistake

Rec Pot Businesses Could Be In Trouble Under Trump, Says White House Official Sean Spicer

Rec pot businesses could be in trouble under trump, as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at Thursday’s press briefing that he thinks Americans will see a greater enforcement from the DEA. When asked about President Trump’s stance

Spring 2017 Missouri Cannabis Conference in Kansas City

In 2010, I helped co-found the organization Show-Me Cannabis in my home state of Missouri (the show-me state). This came on the heals of our move to Oregon after we experienced a para-military style home invasion for growing a small

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Moves Forward with Cultivator Licenses

Hawaii medical marijuana moves forward with cultivator licenses as the state just named it’s third cannabis cultivator, Manoa Botanicals. The company got the green light from officials to begin growing the plant in their production center on Oahu. That means

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Laws See Amendments to Original Legislation

While Arkansas remains the first state in the Deep South to approve medical marijuana, obstacles remain as Arkansas medical marijuana laws see amendments to the original legislation being debated. This month, two such medical marijuana-related bills were finally approved. They

I Doobie Doobie Doo: Inside Colorado’s Cannabis Wedding Expo

Colorado celebrated the second annual Cannabis Wedding Expo in style at The Falls Event Center in Littleton. Model bride-to-be’s walked around in cannabis themed accessories – including, of course, a pot bouquet. The event brought together cannabusinesses and new-to cannabis

Online Dispensary Cannabiscare Offers Lab-Tested Cannabis & Guaranteed Delivery Throughout Canada

Online Dispensary CannabisCare .ca Offers Lab-Tested Cannabis & Guaranteed Delivery Throughout Canada Online dispensary CannabisCare.ca is setting itself apart in the marketplace as one of Canada’s best online dispensaries, with potency-guaranteed, triple lab-tested cannabis products, delivered quickly and discreetly throughout

LA Prop M Puts Minorities First and Provide a Foundation for Cannabis Businesses

LA Prop M puts minorities first and is a new measure being considered in Los Angeles, California that aims to regulate, tax and enforce medical and recreational marijuana – order that’s much needed to bring order in the quasi-legal Los

OK may Finally OK Medical Marijuana

Oklahoma may finally OK medical marijuana and patients may have access a year or so earlier than expected, if Representative Eric Proctor (D-Tulsa) gets his bill passed before voters get to decide on State Question 788. The big difference is

Governor Walker Still Thinks Marijuana is a Gateway Drug

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tells reporters that he would support a CBD oil bill with his signature, but remains opposed to any measure that would bring cannabis into his state. Governor Walker still thinks marijuana is a gateway drug. He

OranguTANG Strain Review: Good Bud Structure With a Citrus Aroma and Perfect for a Pipe

As you know, The Weed Blog loves to do cannabis strain reviews. One of our recent favorites was Blueberry x Northern Lights 5 from Master Gardens here in Oregon. But, we were thrilled to get this review on OranuTANG from

Choosing Fertilizer for your Marijuana Plants

Choosing Fertilizer For Your Marijuana Plants Sometimes new marijuana growers will focus a lot on aspects such as soil, strain, and lighting setups, but equally important to the success of their plants is the type of fertilizer they decide to