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Legal Marijuana

Presidential Candidates Back Marijuana Justice Act, But What Would It Do?

The bill would end the War on Drugs and allot funds to repair the damage it caused low-income communities.
Cannabis

Federal Regulators Are Blocking the Cannabis Boom but Congress Keeps Them In the Way

The Federal Reserve and FDA want Congress to clarify how to regulate a product that, strictly speaking, is prohibited.
Legal Marijuana

Volunteer Coders Partner With San Francisco to Clear 9,300 Marijuana Arrest Records

People arrested with a joint long ago were saddled with criminal records for decades.
CBD

Move Aside, CBD: New Data Finds THC Is the Real Medicine in Medical Marijuana

CBD is marketed as a cure for what ails you but actual medical marijuana patients say it's THC that relieves pain.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: Whole Foods Will Sell Weed! (One Day...)

Whole Foods wants in, an on-demand weed company expands, and Leafly gets a new CEO. It's the Week in Weed.
Legalize It

Will New Mexico Be The Next To Legalize?

The state senate has quietly kicked the process into high gear.
CBD

Why the CBD Market Is Likely to Boom for Many Years

Consumer enthusiasm for CBD is based on facts that are only growing more convincing.
cannabis industry

6 Hottest Cannabis Products in 2019

Sales for these cannabis products are growing faster than ever.
Medicine

Can a Cannabis-Based Drug Help Treat Dementia?

An important new study out of the UK will test Sativex's effectiveness on patients suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.
Mainstreaming Marijuana

Martha Stewart Living the CBD Life

The announcement from the original lifestyle guru pushes cannabis further into the mainstream.
Media Coverage

Is Cannabis Media Coverage Fair and Balanced?

Or is it all about boosterism and cute puns?
Legal Marijuana

California's National Guard Targets Outlaw Pot Growers - Legal Growers Just Hope They Don't Miss

The trauma of roughshod airborne enforcement by the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting remains raw in the Emerald Triangle.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: California May Experience a Drought!

Love isn't all that in the air, the feddy gov isn't with it, and California may be in for another drought. It's the week in weed.
Legal Marijuana

Wisconsin Governor Backs Effort to Decriminalize Marijuana

The governor is a cancer survivor who favors access to medical cannabis.
Advertising

The Marijuana Advertising Double Standard Is Stifling Our Industry

It's infuriating that networks ban cannabis ads while raking in billions from Big Pharma to advertise drugs with frightening side effects.