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Utah Medical Marijuana Signature Drive Needs Your Support

Do you live in Utah? Do you support medical marijuana? Would you like to see it legalized in 2018? Outstanding, here’s how you can help. Participate in the Utah Patients Coalition (UPC) signature drive. The UPC has officially started collecting the 113,143...

Nevada Judge Rules: Marijuana Supply Inadequate, Grow Distribution Now

A district judge has determined the Independent Alcohol Distributors (IAD) of Nevada lack the capacity to distribute sufficient quantities of recreational marijuana throughout the state. The Thursday ruling by Carson City District Judge James Russell temporarily lifts...

CWCBExpo: Cut Ties with Roger Stone

Earlier today, the Minority Cannabis Business Association published a Facebook post: “As a result of CWC choosing this guy as their keynote speaker, MCBA has decided to withdraw from attendance and speaking roles at this conference. CWC, you know better so...

United States Cannabis Coalition: Stone and Morgan Cultivate Bipartisan Group

If nothing else, there’s one thing that Roger Stone and John Morgan agree on… President Trump should absolutely keep his 2016 pledge to support a state’s right to legalize medicinal cannabis. On Wednesday, Roger Stone and John Morgan issued a press...

Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council Launches Education Program

The Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council (MRCC) is an interesting nonprofit that recently launched an educational campaign, called Consume Responsibly Massachusetts. For many cannabis advocates who watched their states legalize the drug, consumer...

That Time Dizzy Wright Smoked Us Out and Previewed His New Album

Last Thursday, rapper Dizzy Wright sat down for a few joints and a chat with me on Weedmaps Instagram Live before giving fans a sneak peek of some tracks from his album The Golden Age 2, which dropped Friday. Smoking on some OG from West Coast Cure on a...

Consumer Education: Transparency is King

Making Cannabis Transparent: The Future of the Industry is Information and Data The last decade has been marked by great strides in the cannabis industry, as public awareness surrounding the health benefits of marijuana-infused products has spread and products have...

Department of Justice Hinders Medical Marijuana Research

Slow walked by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice (DOJ), more than 25 federal applications to cultivate cannabis for research purposes have effectively been halted. After first asking Congress to undo federal medical marijuana protections in...

Canadian Mental Health Association Wants Restrictions on Pot

While licensed producers of cannabis in Canada lobby the government for leniency on product advertising, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has taken the opposite approach. In a report released Monday, the Ontario division of the CMHA provided various...

Kansas: Teenager Runs for Governor On Pro-Pot Platform

Promising legalization, a 16-year-old runs for Governor of Kansas. Too young to legally vote, buy alcohol or purchase cigarettes, a 16-year-old Wichita high school student thinks marijuana should be legalized in Kansas. In the Sunflower State, Jack Bergeson is not too...

How to Make an Herbal Anti-Anxiety Tincture at Home

Yeah, that’s right, it’s tincture time! A staple in herbology, tinctures are a liquid, concentrated dose of herbs that pack a serious punch. To the surprise of many, tinctures are actually a form of extraction — concentrating herbs into their most...

Know Your Medicine: Tolerance and Reverse Tolerance

The concept of cannabis tolerance is quite interesting. Now that patients are using preparations that contain different prominent cannabinoids, including delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA), cannabidiolic acid...

Blue Crack Marijuana Strain Review

Strain Overview The Scoop: Blue Crack is a genetically complex Sativa-dominant Hybrid. Embracing the energetic head rush of Green Crack and the calming, relaxed feeling of Blue Dream, each strain’s genetic traits provide therapeutic relief in this synergistic...

The Problem With Puerto Rico’s Medical Cannabis

Recently Puerto Rico approved the law that regulates the production, manufacturing, dispensing and consumption of medical cannabis. Although medical cannabis was already “legal” through an executive order and was “supervised” by local...