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Want to start a cannabis business in California? Tips from a recent workshop

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 7:53 am • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 7:53 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian An hour after the start of Friday’s workshop on how to get a state license to run a cannabis business, some

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 to prescribe medical marijuana — even though doing

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, the Denver City was founded when land speculators

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 the first installment of The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs is

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Snoop Dogg bankrolls marijuana crop in stoner comedy “Grow House”

Published: Sep 25, 2017, 4:20 pm • Updated: Sep 25, 2017, 4:22 pm By The Cannabist Network Back on 4/20, rapper, producer and ganjapreneur Snoop Dogg screened his new flick “Grow House” at several SoCal movie theaters. Now, the film

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

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

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

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

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