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How Marijuana Can Enhance an Active Lifestyle

For many, pot is part of a well rounded lifestyle that includes nutrition, fitness and a balanced work life. If you feel like you’ve tried everything to boost your workouts and take your physical activity to the next level, have you considered marijuana? Before, after, during — they all have their places. With cannabis being […]

Marijuana Struggles to Move Forward with Banking

Kat Merryfield was ready to share her farm-to-home oils, chocolates and creams with the rest of the country. But banks and credit card processors weren’t ready to work with her small business. “We started out our website with PayPal, and it took about six months before they shut us down,” Merryfield said. “And then they […]

The 12 Strains of Christmas

For many holiday seasons, Los Angeles has had the best selection of marijuana on the planet. And this year, for the first time, everyone over the age of 21 can buy it legally! There is a lot out there to pick from, and with the 12 Strains of Christmas, we’re sure we pulled from the […]

Can I use marijuana to deal with cold or flu?

We are rapidly approaching that dreadful time once again: cold and flu season. All one has to do is spend a few hours in an airport — a petri dish inside the global travel system — and it becomes painfully evident by all the coughing and wheezing whipping about the terminal that it won’t be […]

British Columbia eventually has over a single valid brick and mortar pot shops

Two months after legalization, British Columbia finally has more than just one place to buy weed, writes Calvin Hughes.  When recreational cannabis legalization came in to effect on October 17th, the BC government announced that  they would have only one place for people to buy the substance. The original store was a government operated dispensary located in Kamloops, […]

5 Easiest edibles to create at home

Edibles are one of the most popular ways to consume marijuana. In fact, many new users prefer edibles to smoking, writes Joseph Misulonas. But some people would rather make their own concoctions than rely on pre-made ones. So what are the easiest edible recipes to make? Well, here are five super simple edibles you can make at your own home. 5. […]

What occurs after a country legalizes weed?

More Americans than ever are on-board with marijuana legalization. With revenue expected to aid in education and retroactively restore rights to perpetrators of misdemeanor charges, it’s becoming more accepted. For now, it’s a state’s decision, and multiple states such as Michigan, Colorado, and Massachusetts have made recreational marijuana legal. Marijuana is currently legal to consume recreationally in 10 […]

The wait for medical marijuana in Ohio will be over

After months of delays, patients could be able to get legal medical marijuana in Ohio in a matter of days.  Mark Hamlin with the Ohio Department of Commerce says some licensed growers are preparing to harvest their plants. And he adds one dispensary in Wintersville near Steubenville is likely to open soon. In recent days, a certificate of […]

Oregon to permit medical marijuana delivery in areas where earnings are prohibited

This article originally appeared on Benzinga.  Medical marijuana will become more accessible to patients in Oregon, as the state’s cannabis regulator has introduced rules that expand the places where marijuana can be delivered. What Happened The Oregon Liquor Control Commission — the authority responsible for overseeing marijuana in the state — introduced rules that would allow […]

New Hampshire home speaker attempts to legalize cannabis despite Governor Sununu' therefore threat to veto any legalization invoice

As New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) continues to obstruct marijuana reform, cannabis advocates have begun to scoff at the Granite State’s ‘Live Free or Die’ motto, writes Calvin Hughes. “The only thing libertarian about our state is the motto,” Greg Raymond, 30, a ski resort server in Whitefield told The Boston Globe. “Now it’s become […]

Medical cannabis should not make anyone displaced for the holidays

John Flickner, a 78-year-old, wheelchair-bound senior, is a certified medical cannabis patient in New York, who consumes cannabis from a vaporizer to avoid having to use the types of opioids that kill more than 115 Americans every day. Earlier this month Flickner was evicted from his home in a federally subsidized building in Niagara Falls, […]

Marijuana and children. Church protesters yell, "NO!"

A small but emotional protest formed outside the future site of a medical marijuana dispensary in the Camp Springs/Temple Hills area Saturday.  “We need to say, “No,” and we need to say, “No,” now!” said Pastor Johnathan Allen as he struck a podium with his fist. Those holding up the signs around him are members […]

Illinois Gov states cannabis legalization will deliver social justice, but black leaders are not convinced

On the 2018 campaign trail, Illinois Governor-elect JB Pritzker (D) promised to legalize recreational cannabis in the Prairie State, writes Calvin Hughes and James McClure. A move he said would have great implications for a state that has seen stark racial disparities in its criminal justice system, where people of color were disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition. To then-candidate […]

9 Things we heard regarding cannabis at 2018

It turns out 2018 was a bumper year for weed. While not legal nationwide, laws are in flux across the country, providing marketers with ample opportunity — and not a little confusion — in the midst of this green rush. Here are a few things we learned about the sticky icky this year. CBD is […]

Can Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis expand medical marijuana?

Medical marijuana has been legal in Florida for nearly two years, but patient access is still limited and smokable marijuana is still banned. However, that may change when Governor-elect Ron DeSantis takes office. There are now more than 165,000 active medical marijuana patients in Florida, but industry insiders like Jeff Sharkey with the Medical Marijuana […]

Virginia to consider marijuana decriminalization

When it comes to marijuana, Virginia has lagged behind many states where the drug has been decriminalized or legalized for recreational use. With lawmakers approving an expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program in 2018, supporters of decriminalization are hoping that momentum will continue in 2019. But Virginia Republicans don’t appear willing to support decriminalization. […]