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Charlize Theron waxes on her wake-and-bake days

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 12:28 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 12:28 pm By The Cannabist Staff Charlize Theron opened up to E! News about marijuana use in her younger years in a recent interview. “Yes, oh god yes, I was

Marijuana is legal, but D.A.R.E. sticks to its old-school approach

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 7:39 am By Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post. WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — The class had covered bullying, internet safety and good decision-making, and by February, Officer Thaxter could see

Vape pen sparks mini fire in security line at DIA, forcing evacuation

Published: Feb 24, 2018, 11:06 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2018, 11:06 am By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post, The Cannabist Staff A vape pen disassembled by its owner to prevent sparking a fire did just that when it passed

Will the Coachella festival be covered in haze of now-legal pot smoke?

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 6:00 am • Updated: Feb 22, 2018, 5:32 pm By George Varga, The San Diego Union-Tribune Will this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival audience be more fired up than usual? Well, why shouldn’t it

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

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

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

Exclusive: Inside the first-ever Aspen High Summit, a meeting of music and marijuana masterminds

Published: Dec 21, 2017, 1:57 pm • Updated: Dec 21, 2017, 2:49 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff “Connection, connection, connection,” Steve DeAngelo stressed to the collection of 150 cannabis and music industry insiders gathered in the Colorado mountains

Synthetic cannabinoids are not “synthetic marijuana”: What you need to know about Spice and K2

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 1:52 pm • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 2:14 pm By Susan Squibb, The Cannabist Staff Hey, Cannabist!What’s the deal with Spice? Is it synthetic marijuana? I’m confused because people have died from using Spice. If it is

Bay Area is divided on legal marijuana as Jan. 1 approaches

Published: Dec 12, 2017, 2:12 pm • Updated: Dec 12, 2017, 5:11 pm By Lisa M. Krieger, East Bay Times On the eve of California’s experiment with legal marijuana sales, the Bay Area is dividing into a kaleidoscopic landscape as

Mainstream alert: You can buy a weed-leaf Christmas tree from Walmart

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 2:19 pm • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 2:34 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In a sign of the mainstreaming of marijuana in the United States, consumers can purchase “the original Weed Christmas Tree” at

California cannabis festivals will be different in 2018, but many freedoms remain

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Some 25,000 people are expected to head to San Bernardino this weekend to watch hip-hop shows, sample marijuana products and celebrate

High Art: Looking back at marijuana-themed posters of the 1960s

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 4:20 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 4:32 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The cultural revolution of the 1960s witnessed a unique marriage of marijuana and art. Experimentation with LSD, peyote and other drugs

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for green thumbs

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 2:55 pm • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 5:07 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Gifts that will help your horticulturalist’s home marijuana garden grow. Editor’s Note: Laws for cultivating cannabis vary from state to state

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for gamers

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 1:01 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 1:12 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Give high scores this holiday season with these weed gifts for gamers. (Images provided by brands unless otherwise noted) PouchAPalooza Zelda

High fashion gets higher with designs celebrating cannabis

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 12:54 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 1:20 pm By Brooke Staggs, The Cannfornian The intersection of marijuana and fashion at one time meant tie-dye shirts, beanies and Birkenstocks. And “stoner style” certainly hasn’t gone away,

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