Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer

Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer

By Lucy Clark Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer Container planting is one of the most common methods of growing cannabis. Aside from convenience, container planting allows for better and much more thorough More »

In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis

In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis

By Marcus Harcus In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis For the rest of my life, I will remember the name of Philando Castile, a 32 year old African American man More »

Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis Hydroponics or Soil?

Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis Hydroponics or Soil?

By TWB Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis: Hydroponics or Soil? In the realm of cannabis cultivation, there is this one question that lingers on for all eternity: how should you More »

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

By Alex Milzer 3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could Be Replaced by Marijuana 1. Opioid-Based Painkillers So why is Big Pharma investing millions of dollars every year in researching and creating its own More »

5 Steps to Perfecting Grow Room Climate Control

5 Steps to Perfecting Grow Room Climate Control

By TWB Five steps to perfecting grow room climate control Many growers who are just starting to make the transition from hobbyist to a bigger setup don’t realize how quickly an entire More »

Shutting Down Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate

Shutting Down Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate

By TWB Shutting Down of Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate A History of Marijuana There has long been a link between marijuana and crime rates. Because there was always such a high More »

Almost 30 Miles in One Week Touring Portland’s Pot Shops

Almost 30 Miles in One Week Touring Portland’s Pot Shops

By RedHat Ralph This week I walked almost 30 miles in one week touring Portland’s pot shops and attending the cannabis events in week 14. My trek includes Willamette Week’s Best of More »

Reconnect with Cannabis in Amsterdam- the Cannabis Capital

Reconnect with Cannabis in Amsterdam- the Cannabis Capital

By Chris Fisher Cannabis Capital Do you want to be a better budtender? Then go to Amsterdam. Working in the industry in America with knowledge of the old world is priceless and More »

 

Justice Within Reach for Kansas Couple Raided for Tomatoes and Tea Leaves

By TWB A Kansas couple will finally see their day in court after years of rulings and appeals stemming from a 2012 SWAT-like raid that only turned up some tomato plants and loose leaf tea. Some of the scarring memories

Legalizing Cannabis for Communities and Racial Justice in New York: StartSmartNY

By TWB A new adult-use (recreational) legislative initiative, StartSmartNY, has materialized in the Empire State, with the re-introduction of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) (previously stalled in prior legislative committees). The movement is spearheaded by a coalition comprised

Legalizing Cannabis for Communities and Racial Justice in New York: SmartStartNY

By TWB A new adult-use (recreational) legislative initiative, SmartStartNY, has materialized in the Empire State, with the re-introduction of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) (previously stalled in prior legislative committees). The movement is spearheaded by a coalition comprised

How to Get Involved in the Highly Profitable Vaporizer Industry

By TWB With medical and recreational use constantly on the rise, the colossal cannabis industry has created a bounty of side markets. One such booming business is the vaporizer industry – and the discreet and arguably healthier option to smoking

Maryland Special Legislative Session on Medical Marijuana Denied

By TWB A Maryland special legislative session on medical marijuana has been denied. Since marijuana pre-approval licenses were announced in 2016, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has been accused of ignoring a law requiring it to consider racial diversity. A

Swiss Grocer Now Carries Specialized Hemp Cigarettes

By Chloe Sommers Getting a buzz while looking out over the Swiss Alps just got easier thanks to a Swiss supermarket chain now selling ‘ special cigarettes ‘. In addition to tobacco, the pack contains CBD-rich hemp, which contains less

Massachusetts Gov. Signs Off on Pot Taxes and More

By TWB The Massachusetts House and Senate changed their state’s recreational marijuana laws outlining the details of how the state plans to rollout pot shops and tax cannabis sales. The biggest updates to the marijuana ballot law, which was already

Gentleman Toker on Chong’s Choice Cannabis and DC Weed

By TWB SHANGO made my list of Vegas dispensaries to check out since they were also a cultivation center (meaning they grow the flowers there, too, as well as perform extraction and make their own edibles), but when I saw

If You Want To Get Higher Take a Break from Cannabis

By TWB A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog regarding the differences between addiction and dependence. I published it on social media and received some negative comments. That is what people on social media like to do but it

Senators Renew Protections for Medical Marijuana

By TWB Great news for marijuana patients and entrepreneurs came down from the nation’s capital this week as the Senate Appropriations Committee voted for language in the federal budget to prevent the Department of Justice from meddling in matters of

Why Seniors Are Turning to Cannabis for Their Health Woes

By Jennifer Landis Why Seniors Are Turning to Cannabis for Their Health Woes More and more states are legalizing marijuana for medical applications every year, in spite of the fact that the federal government still classifies it as a Schedule

Smoke-Free Alternatives: A Breakdown of the Latest 2017 Cannabis Trends

By TWB Gone are the days when the benefits of cannabis could only be obtained through smoking flower. Today scientists have devised a myriad of ways to enjoy the medicinal value of cannabis, including nasal, sublingual and topical delivery methods.

Arkansas Warns MMJ Patients They Can’t Buy Guns

By TWB There’s a battle brewing in the state of Arkansas over the right to bear arms while having a medical marijuana card. The duel between state law versus the federal law of the land is not new, Illinois has

Jeff Sessions Sued in Lawsuit Challenging the Constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act

By Leah Maurer “Beleaguered” Attorney General Jeff Sessions was named a defendant today in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act as it pertains to Cannabis/Marijuana. This comes on the heels of our post about Sessions

Redhat Ralph Week 12: Summer Cannabis Events and Dispensary Touring

By RedHat Ralph This week includes the Oregon Cannabis Industry Meet-up at Prism House on Tuesday, the Fore Twenty Golf Tournament on Thursday, and the 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival from Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4. In

Jeff Sessions’ Secret Weapon Against Weed

By TWB Most of us in the medical cannabis industry take for granted the protections against prosecution afforded by the 2004 Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment to the Federal Budget to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. These legal protections have been both wise and

Media Can’t Help But Blow Smoke About Cannabis

By TWB The way a media outlet frames a story is essential and can influence our understanding of it. Their version of a story can affect public opinion or generate awareness in a community. Historically they have been the ones

Latinx y Cannabis: Informando la Comunidad

By TWB We have posted about the Cannabis Cultural Association before and commend them for their hard work in cannabis law reform and in uniting activist groups, and they are doing it again with their next event, “Latinx y Cannabis: