Monthly Archives: June 2017

Puffco Plus Vs. The Puffco Pro 2 Vaporizer

By TWB If you’re interested in buying a new vaporizer, you should know that learning about the similarities and differences between the Puffco Plus and the Puffco Pro 2 will be helpful. We’re here to share the ultimate buying guide

How To Grow Huge Marijuana Buds

By Robert Bergman There are many ways to get your marijuana plants to have the biggest marijuana buds possible. Knowing how to do it right ahead of time is important so that you can be sure to give your plants

Massachusetts Legalization Regulations: Senate and House Must Find Common Ground

By Leah Maurer Massachusetts House and Senate members have until the end of the month to hammer out a bill that would amend the marijuana legalization measure approved by voters in November. The two chambers approved separate bills aimed at

Majority of Americans Want Trump to Respect State Cannabis Laws

By Leah Maurer The new presidential administration in the United States under the leadership of Donald Trump has certainly made cannabis advocates and cannabis industry professionals a bit nervous. They have appointed an Attorney General who is outwardly opposed to

New Research Shows Potential on how Cannabis can Reverse Brain Aging

By TWB Cannabis Use Among Senior As research uncovers more and more health benefits of cannabis, it is clear that the stigma of cannabis use is steadily falling away, a fact which is reflected in the increasing use among the

Over 40 Miles in 1 Week for Cannabis Events and Dispensary Visits

By RedHat Ralph Cannabis Season – Week 9: Over 40 Miles in 1 Week for Cannabis Events and Dispensary Visits This week includes PDX HempFest at the Portland Expo Center, 420 Games in Sellwood at Waterfront Park and the NW

6 Stoner Essentials for the Summer of 2017

By Leah Maurer Summer! Yay! One of my favorite times of year to enjoy weed outdoors with my friends. I am not sure what I love the most…the backyard barbecues, the festivals, the street fairs, the outdoor concerts, the hiking,

New Jersey Legalization Proposal Should Include Social Justice Revisions

By Leah Maurer There was a hearing yesterday in the New Jersey State Legislature for SB (Senate Bill) 3195, which would legalize small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and older. This Bill is sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union).

Product Designer Goes from Mainstream Consulting to Cannabis Storage

By TWB When product designer Ed Kilduff’s Kickstarter campaign earned him ninety thousand dollars, he asked his supporters what they used the product for. “After coffee and tea, the most popular use was for weed,” says Kilduff. His invention, EVAK—the

Cannabis Season Week 8: Events and Dispensary Touring Continues

By RedHat Ralph Cannabis Season – Week 8 This week includes the Veterans BBQ on Sunday and the Memorial Day Sesh on Monday, both being held at the NW Cannabis Club. On Friday Ms. Jeni Wren is performing at Barrio

The Lowdown on Nevada’s New Marijuana Laws

By Leah Maurer Nevada is nearing the expected July 1st start date for it’s newly passed recreational/adult-use marijuana program and regulations. Seemingly, cannabis advocates and consumers walked away from this year’s legislative session with more ups than downs, despite the

New Hampshire Decriminalization Law Awaits Governor’s Signature

By Leah Maurer We have been following the proposed cannabis legislation in New Hampshire’s state Congress closely this session, and we are so glad that the decriminalization measure has passed through both the House and Senate! Now, we await the

Family in Mexico Wins the Right to Import CBD for Medical Use

By Leah Maurer As Mexico approaches full legalization of medical cannabis and research, one company has been a driving force. HempMeds Mexico helped tell the story of Raul Elizalde and his 11-year-old daughter Grace: A family in Mexico wins the

Will Medical Cannabis End the Opioid Epidemic in the U.S.?

By Jennifer Landis The amount of deaths caused every year by opioid overdoses could be prevented with the use of medical cannabis. This is a topic that The Weed Blog has been covering frequently as of late, as you can

Minnesota Marijuana Policy Update

By Leah Maurer In our previous article about potential legalization of marijuana in Minnesota, we mentioned that there were a few bills regarding marijuana policy that had been introduced to the State Legislature this session. One of these bills is

Ralph’s Portland Dispensary Tour and Cannabis Event Season Continues

By RedHat Ralph Cannabis Season – Week 7 This week includes Serra’s (Belmont) 1-year anniversary, The Weed Blog’s sponsored happy hour at Cravedog (North Tillamook), and the beginnings of Memorial Day weekend. I also continue with my Dispensary Tour, this

Making the Switch From Medical to Recreational for the Cannabis Industry

By Moe Afaneh In the next several months, the industry is expecting to welcome two additional recreational cannabis markets, both of which have had operating medicinal cannabis programs for a number of years. Nevada is expected to launch a temporary

What You Need To Know About Opening a Cannabis Dispensary

By TWB What You Need To Know About Opening a Cannabis Dispensary Nearly sixty percent of the North American population lives in an area where marijuana is legal to some degree, with a third of those enjoying legal recreational use.