Monthly Archives: December 2017

High Minded podcast by The Cannabist | S01E05

Published: Dec 29, 2017, 4:12 pm • Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 4:12 pm By The Cannabist Staff Welcome to High Minded by The Cannabist, our podcast diving into the stories, news and voices shaping a new billion-dollar industry. This episode

CBD, TBD: Cannabinoids on local grocery shelves, but for how long?

Published: Dec 29, 2017, 2:51 pm • Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 4:28 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Bottles of hemp-derived oils sit behind glass, under lock and key, at Alfalfa’s natural foods store in Boulder, Colo. Some 2,000

Caution and confidence in smaller California towns as recreational marijuana goes legal

Published: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am • Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am By Scott Wilson, The Washington Post NIPTON, Calif. – In the high desert of eastern California, where a two-lane road and the rail tracks cross, sits a

The story behind the undercover investigation that led to the Sweet Leaf raids

Published: Dec 28, 2017, 6:49 pm • Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 7:06 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A budtender’s six-month stint at the Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center in Aurora came with no incidents — no activity recognizable as

The top 10 cannabis lifestyle trends of 2017

Published: Dec 28, 2017, 2:59 pm • Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 2:59 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Wrapping up another year that had its share of soul-crushing moments, the ongoing progress of marijuana legalization and exploding growth of

Denver DA files charges against Sweet Leaf budtenders allegedly involved in “looping” marijuana sales

Published: Dec 28, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 2:44 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Denver District Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced charges filed against 10 Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center budtenders arrested following a Denver

Veterans and access to cannabis: 2017 in review

Published: Dec 27, 2017, 4:02 pm • Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 4:26 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff 2017 was a year of frustration but also incremental progress for military veterans, veterans’ organizations and supporters, as they continued to

How were Americans looking for weed (or “marijuana” or “cannabis”) in 2017?

Published: Dec 27, 2017, 10:17 am • Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 10:17 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff As more states legalize cannabis in medical and adult-use forms, how are people across the country searching for information about various

Easy as Pie Vegetable Tart: Perfect for parties or giving leftovers a tasty new look

Published: Dec 26, 2017, 11:22 am • Updated: Dec 26, 2017, 11:22 am By Laurie Wolf, The Cannabist Staff If you happen to have a piecrust in the fridge or freezer, perhaps an extra from when you made our infused

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Christmas Trees

Published: Dec 24, 2017, 9:06 am • Updated: Dec 24, 2017, 9:21 am By Ian Gassman, Special to The Cannabist It’s the night before Christmas and all through the house, er, the world, there’s … chaos. Our fearless leader’s Twittery

High Minded podcast by The Cannabist | S01E04

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 2:38 pm • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 3:43 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Welcome to High Minded by The Cannabist, our podcast diving into the stories, news and voices shaping a new billion-dollar industry.

With Isaac Dietrich back at helm, MassRoots dismisses lawsuit against him

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 1:02 pm • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 1:37 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana social network operator MassRoots Inc. has dismissed a lawsuit against its founder Isaac Dietrich. The dismissal comes a week after

Trump signs stopgap spending bill extending federal medical marijuana protections a few more weeks

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 11:07 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 12:11 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill into law on Friday to avert a government shutdown after the Republican-led Congress

How to review cannabis: a complete guide

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 10:11 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 11:33 am By Jake Browne, The Cannabist Staff Everyday, without fail, I get some variation of the following message: “Wuz up bro I want to smoke ganga for a

Exclusive: Inside the first-ever Aspen High Summit, a meeting of music and marijuana masterminds

Published: Dec 21, 2017, 1:57 pm • Updated: Dec 21, 2017, 2:49 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff “Connection, connection, connection,” Steve DeAngelo stressed to the collection of 150 cannabis and music industry insiders gathered in the Colorado mountains

Patrick Kennedy slams Trump as “all talk” after new opioid overdose figures released

Published: Dec 21, 2017, 10:47 am • Updated: Dec 21, 2017, 3:53 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post The national opioid epidemic escalated in 2016, driven by an unprecedented surge in deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opiates, according

MassRoots facing eviction from its Denver headquarters

Published: Dec 20, 2017, 5:10 pm • Updated: Dec 20, 2017, 5:55 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots’ volatile autumn is wrapping with the firm facing eviction from its Lower Downtown Denver office space. The company hasn’t paid

Veterans groups react to VA tweak of medical marijuana policy

Published: Dec 20, 2017, 12:54 pm • Updated: Dec 20, 2017, 1:33 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs earlier this month issued a new directive for clinical programs that frees its doctors and

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