Category Archives: 420 News

Kentucky gov rips Colorado legalization; state’s marijuana adviser says laws evolving

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 3:17 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 4:21 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana legalization is a “sucker’s bet” that has had negative consequences in Colorado and is not right for Kentucky, the Bluegrass

Time is now to speak up about planned changes to Colorado marijuana regs

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Colorado marijuana regulations are a-changing, and you have a chance to weigh in. The state Marijuana Enforcement Division has opened up

Warm your belly: A spicy weed recipe for White Sweet Potato Soup

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 8:45 am • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 8:45 am By Laurie Wolf, The Cannabist Staff Sweet potato soup is a cold-weather must. If you have never tried it and you are a sweet potato fan, give

Lucky’s Market takes leap with CBD, now selling hemp extracts nationwide

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 10:57 am • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 3:06 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff For a brief moment last month, it appeared Target was on track to change the course of cannabidiol sales in the

Legalization opponent Kevin Sabet takes on Colorado at anti-marijuana event

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 3:29 pm • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 3:29 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana has become a religion led by the false prophet money, the president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) told a

S03E25: This duo creates clothing for hip-hop artists and old-school smugglers

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 2:10 pm • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 2:10 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Witt Rabon and Jamar Brown, co-founders of Dro clothing. Watch the episode Podcast: Play in new window | Download LOTS TO

Cannabist Show: This duo creates clothing for hip-hop artists and old-school smugglers

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 1:31 pm • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 1:36 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Witt Rabon and Jamar Brown, co-founders of Dro clothing. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Designing the perfect look for today’s cannabis

Race for CBD medication breakthrough: Is pharma firm’s boon the hemp industry’s doom?

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 8:16 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 8:22 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and

Will Canada be able to fully legalize and regulate marijuana by July?

Published: Oct 5, 2017, 1:40 pm • Updated: Oct 5, 2017, 1:41 pm By Alan Freeman, The Washington Post OTTAWA – Canada is set to become the first industrialized nation to legalize and regulate marijuana from production to consumption by

Denver man sentenced to 80 years in prison for death of teen stealing his marijuana grow

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 3:29 pm • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 3:54 pm By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A Denver man who shot two boys — killing one and paralyzing the other — when they attempted to steal marijuana

Gorilla Glue adhesives company reaches settlement with cannabis business

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 2:12 pm • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 2:41 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff An adhesives firm and a cannabis business have agreed to patch up their differences and send the “gorilla” packing from dispensaries.

The devastating American opioid crisis… of 1908

Published: Oct 3, 2017, 11:39 am • Updated: Oct 3, 2017, 11:44 am By Nick Miroff, The Washington Post The president, a swaggering populist from New York, was worried that a national crisis of opiate addiction was weakening America and

Remembering the stony side of Tom Petty: His biggest weed hits

Published: Oct 3, 2017, 11:06 am • Updated: Oct 3, 2017, 2:34 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Sept. 30, 2014, in Morrison, Colorado. (Dan Petty, The Denver

Colorado man gets two-year prison term for role in hash oil explosion

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 5:09 pm • Updated: Oct 3, 2017, 12:44 pm By Amelia Arvesen, Longmont Times-Call A Colorado man charged in connection with a hash oil explosion that burned a shed in Longmont last year was sentenced to two

Colorado drags down national marijuana prices in first half of 2017

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 10:59 am • Updated: Oct 2, 2017, 10:59 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The price of a pound of legal marijuana continues to plummet in 2017, according to a new report tracking the commodity’s

S03E24: He directed “The Legend of 420”; He’s CEO for an Oregon cultivation biz

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 6:08 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 6:08 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Filmmaker Peter Spirer, producer/director of “The Legend of 420” documentary, and Jesse Peters, CEO of Eco Firma Farms, an Oregon cannabis

Cannabist Show: He directed “The Legend of 420”; He runs an Oregon cultivation biz

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 5:09 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 6:05 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Filmmaker Peter Spirer, producer/director of “The Legend of 420” documentary, and Jesse Peters, CEO of Eco Firma Farms, an Oregon cannabis

Celebrate National Coffee Day with a little twist of cannabis

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 9:24 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 11:58 am By The Cannabist Staff To celebrate National Coffee Day, we’re trying out the about-to-be-released instant Clockwork coffee from Colorado’s own Stillwater. Sort of like Starbuck’s Via, but