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The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Puffs of Passion

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 4:20 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 4:38 pm By Ian Gassman, Special to The Cannabist Although it’s considered the month of love, February’s true passion is black history. In honor of Black History Month, this

A trio of cannabis massages to try in Aspen

Published: Feb 20, 2018, 10:09 am • Updated: Feb 20, 2018, 11:56 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff First things first: cannabis-infused topicals do not get you high. I repeat, they do not get you high. Even when said

Netflix cancels marijuana sitcom “Disjointed”

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 1:00 pm • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 1:09 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff Netflix is extinguishing pot comedy “Disjointed” after just one season. The Chuck Lorre-produced show starred Kathy Bates as Los Angeles dispensary

Chelsea Handler announces her own marijuana brand on Instagram

Published: Feb 13, 2018, 1:42 pm • Updated: Feb 13, 2018, 2:46 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff Another celebrity has announced plans to enter into the retail marijuana industry. Comedian Chelsea Handler announced to her 3.3 million Instagram

Cannabist 2018 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Published: Feb 12, 2018, 12:57 pm • Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 1:45 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff Candles aren’t the only things getting lit this Valentine’s Day. Show your cannabis-loving partner that you care — and fire up

First marijuana spa in U.S. applies to operate in historic Denver mansion

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 12:11 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 2:50 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff A historic mansion blocks from Colorado’s state Capitol could soon be the home of the nation’s first legal marijuana spa. Utopia

Here’s why parents should talk to their kids about marijuana use

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 11:27 am • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 11:50 am By David Frese, The Kansas City Star Eighteen-year-old Kansas Citian Keyonna Brown said when she was growing up, her parents didn’t talk to her about smoking marijuana.

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: A New Leaf

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 4:20 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 4:31 pm By Ian Gassman, Special to The Cannabist As the first month of 2018 drops into history like the big, glittering ball it rolled in on, optimists may

Is X Games ready to embrace Aspen’s extreme marijuana scene?

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 1:38 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 2:58 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Recreational cannabis has been legal in Colorado since Jan. 1, 2014, but as what I like to call the “headquarters of

The Cannabist People’s Choice Awards 2017 results: Consumables

Published: Jan 19, 2018, 2:17 pm • Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 3:32 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The people have spoken! Presenting The Cannabist People’s Choice Awards 2017. We asked you to vote for your favorite cannabis consumables,

Recreational marijuana dispensaries boost nearby home prices, says study

Published: Jan 16, 2018, 10:45 am • Updated: Jan 16, 2018, 1:02 pm By Marisa Kendall, The Cannifornian As recreational marijuana sales ramp up throughout California’s Bay Area, could the newly legal drug end up creating an unexpected type of

Americans strongly oppose enforcement of federal marijuana laws, few approve of Jeff Sessions: new Quinnipiac poll

Published: Jan 11, 2018, 10:45 am • Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 11:36 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Voters overwhelmingly oppose enforcing federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized medical or recreation marijuana, according to a new Quinnipiac

Cannabis at the Olympics? Gold medalist and advocate Ross Rebagliati on CBD’s future in international sport

Published: Jan 9, 2018, 11:38 am • Updated: Jan 9, 2018, 12:59 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The New Year didn’t just usher in a new era of legal adult-use marijuana in California. It also marked the end

New Pew poll: Support for marijuana legalization inches up among Americans

Published: Jan 8, 2018, 5:50 pm • Updated: Jan 8, 2018, 5:51 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana legalization continues to be viewed more favorably by Americans, buoyed by substantial support from younger adults, according to the latest

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 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

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

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

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