Hemp power-players lobby Congress to shift mind-set, legalize crop

Hemp power-players lobby Congress to shift mind-set, legalize crop

Published: Oct 17, 2017, 8:28 am • Updated: Oct 17, 2017, 8:45 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff American hemp is flush with grassroots organizations working to ensure the industry rises More »

Meet a reluctant medical marijuana doctor in the heart of the Bible Belt

Meet a reluctant medical marijuana doctor in the heart of the Bible Belt

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 2:34 pm By Karl Richter, Texarkana Gazette TEXARKANA, Ark. — As Dr. Joseph Parker sees it, he has little choice except More »

How Congress helped drug company lobbyists derail the DEA’s war on opioids

How Congress helped drug company lobbyists derail the DEA’s war on opioids

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 9:13 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 9:41 am By Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham, The Washington Post In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug More »

Prohibitionist Post: 125 years covering Colorado’s love-hate affair with alcohol and cannabis

Prohibitionist Post: 125 years covering Colorado’s love-hate affair with alcohol and cannabis

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 7:09 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 12:36 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Denver has long been a premier spot for getting wasted. Back in 1859, More »

After the smoke clears: What’s next for Northern California’s cannabis industry?

After the smoke clears: What’s next for Northern California’s cannabis industry?

Published: Oct 14, 2017, 7:29 am • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 9:31 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The devastating and deadly wildfires in Northern California could hardly have come at More »

S03E26: She practices and teaches cannabis-infused asanas

S03E26: She practices and teaches cannabis-infused asanas

Published: Oct 13, 2017, 5:19 pm • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 5:19 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Stacey Mulvey, founder of Marijuasana yoga classes. Podcast: Play in new window | More »

The Cannabist Show: She practices and teaches cannabis-infused asanas

The Cannabist Show: She practices and teaches cannabis-infused asanas

Published: Oct 13, 2017, 5:00 pm • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 7:11 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Stacey Mulvey, founder of Marijuasana yoga classes. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  While More »

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Halloween Hits

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Halloween Hits

Published: Oct 13, 2017, 4:20 pm • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 5:54 pm By Ian Gassman, Special to The Cannabist It’s Friday the 13th and Halloween is just around the corner, so More »

 

S03e23: They run a 420-friendly radio station

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 3:32 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 3:32 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Larry Ulibarri and Kathie J., Denver radio personalities and founders of Blazin Hit Radio. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Cannabist Show: They run a 420-friendly radio station

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 3:07 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 3:09 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Larry Ulibarri and Kathie J., Denver radio personalities and founders of Blazin Hit Radio. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Transitioning from

Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Denver once again will play both host and marijuana authority to policy makers from around the globe seeking to learn the

Lighting up the screen: Colorado’s first-ever cannabis film fest to open in Fort Collins

Published: Sep 21, 2017, 12:56 pm • Updated: Sep 21, 2017, 12:56 pm By John Wenzel, The Cannabist Staff Despite being the first state to debut recreational cannabis on Jan. 1, 2014, there are puzzling gaps in Colorado’s otherwise tightly

American Legion calls for ‘direct involvement’ from VA Secretary for federally-approved cannabis PTSD study

Published: Sep 21, 2017, 10:35 am • Updated: Sep 21, 2017, 10:45 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The American Legion is calling on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to clear roadblocks threatening completion of a groundbreaking clinical

Appeals hearing wraps up on Denver 4/20 organizer’s ban

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 5:47 pm • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 5:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A ruling as to whether Denver’s three-year ban against the organizer of the 4/20 rally will stick or be nipped could

Sessions reiterates distaste for marijuana legalization

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 4:13 pm • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 4:13 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions took the opportunity Wednesday to once again express his opinion that legal sales of marijuana are

CBD on the international stage: WHO committee delving into science, control status of cannabis compound

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 1:58 pm • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 5:42 pm 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

Hearing officer considers Denver 4/20 organizer’s appeal regarding 3-year ban

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 2:05 pm • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 3:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Whether the man behind Denver’s recent 4/20 rally will get another go at the marijuana-centric event will soon rest in the

Creator of the “Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers” reflects on weed’s long, strange trip

Published: Sep 18, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Sep 18, 2017, 4:02 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Once upon a time, many decades ago during a mythical time known as “The 60s” America’s counterculture conceived a new art

S03E22: She’s a medical marijuana refugee who started her own weed PR firm

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 12:23 pm • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 12:23 pm Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Emalee Hyde, CEO of cannabis public-relations firm Sinsemilla and the City. Podcast: Play in new window | Download LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • 

Cannabist Show: She’s a medical marijuana refugee who started her own weed PR firm

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 12:08 pm • Updated: Sep 16, 2017, 10:14 am Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Emalee Hyde, CEO of cannabis public-relations firm Sinsemilla and the City. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  What it’s like being a medical marijuana

More Summer Events and Dispensary Stops: Walking with Redhat Ralph

By RedHat Ralph More summer events and dispensary stops in Week 16 with RedHat Ralph…. This week includes serving Root Beer at the Oregon Brewers Festival, the Canna Closet Oregon launch, and The Summer Fair 2. Here is how I

The Many Reasons Cannabis is a Medicine Worth Legalizing

By TWB 28 states in the United States, as well as many other countries around the world, have legalized medical marijuana – with some even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Canada, under the Liberal Government, recently proposed a bill

Hmong marijuana farmers in California are fighting attempts to shut them down

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 3:24 pm • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 5:28 pm By Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The narcotics officer stood on a windswept ridge near the Oregon border and surveyed the fields

On-demand cannabis: California becoming hot spot for weed delivery, e-commerce

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Sep 16, 2017, 10:14 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Eaze’s e-commerce platform is meant to feel familiar. Scrolling horizontally and vertically through product pictures is practically Netflixian. Refining results with

Eaze accelerating marijuana delivery tech with $27 million investment

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 12:40 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 6:01 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A tech company focused on cannabis delivery is going full-throttle in California. Eaze, a San Francisco-based firm that developed software to

Sen. Orrin Hatch pushes to ease marijuana research barriers with MEDS Act

Published: Sep 13, 2017, 1:25 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 1:41 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff There’s a bipartisan effort underway in the Senate for easing the path to marijuana research. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, announced Wednesday