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Posted Date: 08/08/2017

Nearly six in ten voters ages 18 and older believe that “legalizing marijuana makes societies better,” according to the results of a recently published Harvard-Harris poll. Fifty-seven percent of respondents answered the question affirmatively. Forty-three percent of respondents said that marijuana legalization makes societies “worse.” Only 14 percent of poll respondents believe that cannabis should […]


Posted Date: 08/08/2017

BOSTON, MA — The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) approved a resolution Monday urging that the Controlled Substances Act should be amended to remove marijuana from scheduling in order to give federally approved banks the ability to work with marijuana businesses. This would also allow states to determine their own marijuana policies without the […]


Posted Date: 08/06/2017

The innovators at Grenco Science, makers of the popular G Pen series of portable wax and herb vaporizers, have just released their newest portable personal vaporizer, and it is designed fur use with dry herbs.  (If you’re looking for something to use with wax and concentrates, check out the original G Pen.) The G Pen […]


Posted Date: 08/06/2017

For the second month in a row, we’re taking a look at the Hemper Glassentials Box, a monthly subscription box for stoners that costs just under $30. When similar stoner subscription boxes first hit the market a few years ago, we did a comparison of the offerings that were available at the time, but we […]


Posted Date: 08/06/2017

It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at any of the many monthly subscription boxes available for the cannabis consumer.  When these boxes first hit the market a few years ago, we did a comparison of the boxes that were available at the time, and we were so unimpressed with them that we […]


Posted Date: 08/05/2017

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey could soon expand its pool of patients eligible to participate in the states’ medical marijuana program. The New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel has recommended the addition of 43 new conditions to the list of ailments that are approved for medical marijuana use in the state. Following several months of studying […]


Posted Date: 08/05/2017

NEW YORK, NY — New York city Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office published a statement this week disputing the findings of the Drug Policy Alliance report, “Unjust and Unconstitutional: 60,000 Jim Crow Marijuana Arrests in Mayor de Blasio’s New York.” The report details that marijuana possession arrests under Mayor de Blasio continue to be marked by extremely […]


Posted Date: 08/05/2017

WASHINGTON, DC — A Department of Justice task force subcommittee on marijuana policy is not recommending any policy changes that would target state-legal marijuana programs or businesses operating in compliance with state laws, according to a report by the Associated Press. The task force asked for continued study and dialogue on the issue. The recommendations are meant […]


Posted Date: 08/04/2017

Welcome to Cannabis, California. An Arizona based company that makes products to support the marijuana industry says they have purchased a small town in California, near the Nevada border, with the hopes of turning it into a cannabis friendly tourist destination. American Green, based in Phoenix, purchased the tiny town of Nipton for $5 million, […]


Posted Date: 08/04/2017

WEIN, AUSTRIA — The co-administration of cannabidiol (CBD) with the prescription drug riluzole (marketed as Rilutek) is associated with the delayed onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s disease), according to a case report published in the Journal of General Practice. A researcher reported that the administration of 300mg of CBD twice daily was associated with the […]