Cannabis in the News

  • Craft Growers, Science Nerds to Converge at Cultivation Classic
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    Craft cannabis growers, scientific weed snobs, industry innovators, and stoners are meeting at the Cultivation Classic to celebrate the genetic and cultural diversity that permeates the cannabis industry. Taking over Portland, Oregon, on May 17 and 18, 2019, the event celebrates regenerative craft cannabis, highlighting inventory from across the state… Read more »
  • 8 Comedy Sketches to Watch Next Time You're Really Stoned
    It’s a familiar situation to most stoners: It’s late in the evening, you’re your couch, and you’re really stoned. You need something entertaining, funny, and briskly paced, just surreal and trippy enough to make good on this great, cerebral high. In times like these, what could be better than a… Read more »
  • What You Should Know Before Dosing CBD for Cats and Dogs
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    Murray, Stan Jacobson’s 11-year-old Labrador retriever, was having trouble going up and down the stairs. He didn’t jump as high as he once did while playing fetch and walks were a bit slower than usual. Murray’s arthritis was getting worse. Jacobson asked his dog’s veterinarian about treating Murray with cannabidiol… Read more »
  • CBD Resulted in More Satisfying, Less Painful Sex, Survey Finds
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    CBD intertwines with sex in ultramodern ways. A growing roster of cannabis-based health companies, such as Foria, Quim, 1906 New Highs, and Privy Peach, have taken cannabidiol (CBD) and its laundry list of versatile uses into the bedroom. Various CBD-infused products have emerged on the adult market, promising to enhance… Read more »
  • California Won't Give a Break on High Marijuana Taxes
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    An effort to jumpstart California’s licensed marijuana market failed to clear a key legislative committee on May 16, 2019, likely dooming its prospects for the year as the country’s largest legal cannabis industry continues to founder in the shadow of the tax-free unlicensed market. Prices for legal marijuana products are… Read more »
  • How and Why Cannabis is a Safe Alternative to Opioids for Pain Relief
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    In the face of a devastating epidemic, the pain conversation is changing. The impact of opioid abuse has a ripple effect that extends throughout society. From the individual to the global economy, drug abuse spares no expense. Nor does it discriminate. Opioid abuse is prevalent in demographics across the board:… Read more »
  • Dr. Bronner's CEO Seeks to Clean Up the Cannabis World
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    If you told a friend that David Bronner, the grandson of the founder of Dr. Bronner’s, the company best known for its hemp-based  soap products, was launching a cannabis brand, he or she might joke, “Will it come in almond and peppermint?” Superficially, the idea of Bronner getting into the… Read more »
  • Study: Decline in Domestic Violence Trauma Linked to Decriminalization
    States that reduced penalties for simple possession of marijuana saw a notable decline in cases where domestic violence victims suffered serious injuries, a new study reports. Despite a pervasive misconception stemming from the “Reefer Madness” days that cannabis use causes violent behavior, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia… Read more »
  • 5 Strains to Smoke While Rewatching 'Game of Thrones'
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    For better or for worse, “Game of Thrones” is coming to an end May 19, 2019. Between the unexpected deaths of beloved characters, epic battle scenes unprecedented in modern television, and plot twists reaching the highest levels of mindfuckery, “Game of Thrones” feels more like a rollercoaster ride of emotions… Read more »
  • Student Financial Aid Form Might No Longer Penalize Drug Convictions
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    A congressional bill designed to streamline the student federal financial aid application process — which would also remove a question about prior drug convictions from the form — was filed in the Senate on May 15, 2019, with the support of two presidential candidates. Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New… Read more »
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