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California Marijuana Legalization Faces Unlikely Foe in Pot Growers

Posted on 2016-10-04 09:33:00
California Marijuana Legalization Faces Unlikely Foe in Pot Growers

The California Growers Association took a neutral stance after a recent poll among its 750 farmers, distributors and retailers found a split: 31% supported, 31% opposed, and 38% were undecided on Prop. 64.

Reporter who quit on air to focus on marijuana advocacy faces decades in jail

Posted on 2016-10-03 10:46:00
Reporter who quit on air to focus on marijuana advocacy faces decades in jail

A former Alaska television reporter who became a viral sensation in 2014 after quitting her job to advocate for the legal use of marijuana faces 54 years in prison for allegedly running an illegal marijuana shop.

Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

Posted on 2016-09-30 09:39:00
Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C — not just on the packaging but on the brownies, candies and other edibles themselves — takes effect Saturday.

Chelsea Clinton ‘misspoke’ on marijuana risks, spokeswoman says

Posted on 2016-09-29 09:43:00
Chelsea Clinton ‘misspoke’ on marijuana risks, spokeswoman says

Speaking at a town hall at Youngstown State University over the weekend, Chelsea Clinton made a remark about the risks of marijuana use that left many drug reform advocates scratching their heads.

Retail Marijuana Could Hurt Medical Marijuana

Posted on 2016-09-28 10:39:00
Retail Marijuana Could Hurt Medical Marijuana

Could recreational marijuana hurt the medical marijuana community? A new report from GreenWave Advisors believes that legalized retail marijuana will disrupt the emerging medical sector.

Facebook's Relationship to Marijuana? It's Complicated

Posted on 2016-09-27 09:39:00
Facebook

On the one hand, it says it doesn’t want to promote drug use and bans what it believes is content that approves of marijuana use, like pictures of people smoking pot. On the other hand, it sometimes allow cannabis-related companies to promote their businesses.

The problems with rushing to legalize marijuana for stoner use in California

Posted on 2016-09-26 11:12:00
The problems with rushing to legalize marijuana for stoner use in California

Californians seem hot to visit a legal pot shop and smoke a joint or munch a weeded brownie. But driving home could be risky. That’s one problem with rushing to legalize marijuana for stoner use.

Phoenix police chief: 3 officers resign after forcing teen to eat marijuana

Posted on 2016-09-23 09:59:00
Phoenix police chief: 3 officers resign after forcing teen to eat marijuana

Three Phoenix police officers have resigned after a man alleged they forced him to eat marijuana found in his vehicle to avoid going to jail, Chief Joseph Yahner said Thursday.

Inside Barcelona’s private marijuana clubs

Posted on 2016-09-22 09:59:00
Inside Barcelona’s private marijuana clubs

In Spain, marijuana is actually illegal, and that includes for medical use. But the clubs are protected by two facts: Private consumption isn’t penalized, and the right to associate is constitutionally guaranteed.

If Brangelina broke up over marijuana, what could it mean for their divorce?

Posted on 2016-09-21 09:37:00
If Brangelina broke up over marijuana, what could it mean for their divorce?

The announcement that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt – and a report by TMZ that Jolie was “fed up” with Pitt’s marijuana and alcohol use – has set off a bevy of speculation that Pitt never fully left behind his 1993 role as a stoner room-mate in True Romance. Pitt has spoken openly about using marijuana recreationally.