News and Trends

Politics

Joe Kennedy Calls Current U.S. Marijuana Policy Dysfuntional

His voice adds to a growing number of high-profile politicians who support federal legalization.
Equity

Cannabis Legalization and the Quest for Social and Economic Justice

Decades of gross racial disparities in marijuana arrests is now giving way to equally gross racial disparities in who profits from the legal marijuana trade.
Legal Marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares Full Legalization Is a Priority for 2019

Cuomo, long a marijuana opponent, said the facts about marijuana "have changed."
Legal Marijuana

11 Facts Cannabis Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Black Market

The marijuana black market has been huge for decades and is still far larger the legal market.
Competition

At The Emerald Cup The Cannabis Runneth Over

The first U.S. cannabis competetion has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the woods.
CBD

The Coming International CBD Boom and How it Will Disrupt the Marijuana Business

By legalizing hemp, the Farm Bill sets the stage for a national and international trade in CBD that will dwarf the market for THC products limited to individual states.
Legal Marijuana

States Are Starting to Certify Organic Cannabis Because the Feds Won't

That organic produce you pay a premium for is certified under a federal program that excludes marijuana, even when grown legally under state law.
News and Trends

Call Them Canna-Bees. How Cannabis Helps Bees and Vice Versa.

Researchers say that bees use cannabis to de-stress. And entrepreneurs say that honey from stoner bees is the next big thing.
hemp

Hemp and Cannabis Leaders Weigh In on the Farm Bill Headed to Trump's Desk

With hemp just one step away from legalization, industry leaders predict far-reaching effects that will shape the future of cannabis in the US.
hemp

Hemp Legalization Clears House, Off to President for Final Approval

Trump has signaled he will sign the landmark Farm Bill, allowing hemp to be grown legally in all 50 states.
Legal Issues

In Some States, Medical Marijuana Users Must Choose Between Ganja or a Gun

The Federal Government says gun owners can't use marijuana. States believe otherwise. Legal chaos ensues.
Legal Marijuana

State of the Marijuana Union 2018

From coast to coast, marijuana is now legal medically, recreationally, or both in 33 states, plus D.C., and counting.
Hemp Nation

Congress Edges Closer to Legalizing Hemp

The Farm Bill compromise allows nationwide hemp production for any use -- including CBD. The bill may pass before Christmas.
cannabis retail

Holiday Gift? Forget the Jewelry or SmartTV. Instead, Give the Gift of Cannabis.

This cannabis gift guide details some of the many new THC- and CBD-infused choices available.
Lifestyle

5 Facts About the First-Ever Cannabis Speakeasy That Just Opened in Las Vegas

Here's what you need to know about the revolutionary Dana's Place.