Canada's elite athletes are smoking, eating and investing in marijuana. Is a toke before stepping to the start line far off? The Canadian government intends to legalize recreational cannabis by July 1, 2018. It's already legal for personal, recreational use in a handful of U.S. states. Cannabis, hashish, marijuana, and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are on the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited...
Alaska and Washington present more evidence that marijuana legalization is working, but the attorney general appears willing to ignore the facts. Government officials from Alaska and Washington have pushed back against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who sent threatening letters to the states and questioned the efficacy of their marijuana legalization and regulatory programs. In letters obtained by HuffPost that...
On a warm summer evening at a vineyard in Sonoma, California, a group of well-heeled guests gathered at a local Sonoma vineyard sipping rose, feasting on food... and smoking cannabis. The event was hosted by marijuana entrepreneurs looking to build bridges with longtime winemakers. "I think that as we see it become more socially acceptable, you will see more...
Marijuana legalization is sweeping the nation, and The Green Rush is upon us. As pot sellers scramble to comply with complex regulations, one startup has built the full-stack of specialized commerce software they need. Meadow offers everything from an eye-catching digital storefront for teasing tasty plants, to automated patient records management for which you’ll go to jail if you...
CANNABIS CULTURE- Exiled "Princess of pot" Jodie Emery will speak before the Federal Health Committee on legalization of cannabis. She's facing a possible life-sentence for her role as vocal activist for cannabis liberation and yet remains brave at the spearhead to fight for the victims of prohibition and lobby for craft cannabis reducers. Excerpts from her submission, as shared...
The Quebec government wants to hear from you on how legal marijuana should be regulated in this province. Quebec public health minister Lucie Charlebois announced Monday that public hearings will be scheduled throughout the province beginning Tuesday and continuing until Sept. 12. In a statement made public Monday, the government says the hearings will “allow citizens to have their...
A Laporte hemp farm will host a five-course dinner and cannabis pairing Aug. 31. Hosted by Blue Circle Research Farm and sponsored by Fort Collins dispensary Organic Alternatives, the dinner will feature different marijuana flower strains, edibles, extracts and vape cartridges specifically picked to pair with each food and drink course. Some hemp oils and seeds without any THC,...