Category Archives: 420 News

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for green thumbs

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 2:55 pm • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 5:07 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Gifts that will help your horticulturalist’s home marijuana garden grow. Editor’s Note: Laws for cultivating cannabis vary from state to state

66 Congress members call for extending protection for medical marijuana states

Published: Nov 29, 2017, 6:25 pm • Updated: Nov 29, 2017, 7:13 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff With the current federal appropriations bill set to expire Dec. 8, there’s a new bipartisan call for continuing protection of medical

Sessions says DOJ talked “at some length” about marijuana enforcement

Published: Nov 29, 2017, 6:09 pm • Updated: Nov 29, 2017, 6:38 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Even as the U.S. Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Administration make major moves to stem the opioid crisis, Attorney General Jeff

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

Published: Nov 29, 2017, 7:31 am • Updated: Nov 29, 2017, 3:19 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The next move for Denver’s MassRoots Inc. is a data play. MassRoots, the marijuana social media and tech company recently in

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

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 2:15 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 2:37 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff MJ Freeway, one of the first companies to create “seed-to-sale” tracking and business software for the legal cannabis industry, has just

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for gamers

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 1:01 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 1:12 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Give high scores this holiday season with these weed gifts for gamers. (Images provided by brands unless otherwise noted) PouchAPalooza Zelda

High fashion gets higher with designs celebrating cannabis

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 12:54 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 1:20 pm By Brooke Staggs, The Cannfornian The intersection of marijuana and fashion at one time meant tie-dye shirts, beanies and Birkenstocks. And “stoner style” certainly hasn’t gone away,

The Cannabist’s ultimate 2017 gift guide compendium

Published: Nov 27, 2017, 5:36 pm • Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 5:36 pm By The Cannabist Staff Getting the perfect gift for somebody is a bit of an art. It’s all about thinking about what a person needs or secretly

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for wanderers

Published: Nov 27, 2017, 2:03 pm • Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 4:30 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff For the ramblin’ man and woman, here are some weed- and travel-themed ideas to take on an adventure. Because, not all

Pioneering women in cannabis industry losing ground, author says

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 5:02 pm • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 5:02 pm By Tess Allen, Civilized Time and time again, the cannabis industry has been heralded as a haven for female entrepreneurs and members of other marginalized groups. But a

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Thanksgiving Tokes

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 5:04 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 5:04 pm By Ian Gassman, Special to The Cannabist Thanksgiving is a holiday of trying. Despite its conflicted genocidal history and notoriously boring food, it’s also one of the

High Minded podcast by The Cannabist | S01E03

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 4:56 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 5:12 pm By Vincent Chandler, 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.

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for foodies

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 3:17 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 3:17 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Shopping for a foodie? We’ve cooked up a marijuana gift guide with tasty edibles, top cannabis kitchen gadgets and the best

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for connoisseurs

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 1:32 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 1:37 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Looking for gift ideas for your favorite cannabis connoisseur? Wow them with an inspired surprise, from a luxury pipe to a

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for powder hounds

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 10:16 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 10:16 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Weed gifts that will help the skier or snowboarder in your life get their powder fix. Editor’s Note: Most ski areas

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for yogis

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 10:59 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Pick up one of these marijuana gifts to elevate your yogi’s practice this holiday season. Puff, puff, namaste. (Images provided by

New rules for Colorado marijuana industry focus on boosting research, consumer safety

Published: Nov 21, 2017, 6:42 pm • Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 6:42 pm By Alicia Wallace and Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Changes to the rules governing Colorado’s cannabis industry go into effect Jan. 1, including a groundbreaking path for

A “misguided crusade”: Canada’s bill to legalize cannabis faces opposition

Published: Nov 21, 2017, 1:28 pm • Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 3:08 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The Canadian House of Commons held a spirited debate over the legalization of cannabis Tuesday as the Liberal government presented a