Illinois county puts marijuana legalization question on March ballot

Published: Dec 14, 2017, 1:49 pm • Updated: Dec 14, 2017, 1:49 pm By The Associated Press CHICAGO — Voters in Cook County will get the chance to vote on a non-binding question in the March primary on whether recreational marijuana should be legalized. County commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday…

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San Diego County agrees to return $290,000 to raided cannabis businessman

Published: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm • Updated: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — With California gearing up to permit the sale of recreational marijuana, San Diego County’s top prosecutor has agreed to return $ 290,000 seized from a cannabis business owner last year.…

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Ousted MassRoots CEO reclaims helm of marijuana tech firm

Published: Dec 14, 2017, 8:39 am • Updated: Dec 14, 2017, 8:56 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The chaotic corporate tale of marijuana tech firm MassRoots has entered a new chapter with the Denver-based company making its second executive change in as many months. The Denver-based company made…

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CBD Oil And Diabetes – The Positive Effects Of CBD On Insulin And Metabolism

CBD Oil And Diabetes: The Positive Effects Of CBD On Insulin And Metabolism Today, diabetes has become a global epidemic affecting almost 400 million people worldwide and killing up to 5 million people every year – its prevalence is rising. According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017 nearly 2…

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Cheech Marin will help you register a California marijuana business

Published: Dec 12, 2017, 3:50 pm • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 8:41 am By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Comedian and legendary stoner Cheech Marin doesn’t want your pot business to go up in smoke. That’s why he’s in a new public service announcement publicizing a California Secretary of…

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Synthetic cannabinoids are not “synthetic marijuana”: What you need to know about Spice, K2 and others

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 1:52 pm • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 1:52 pm By Susan Squibb, The Cannabist Staff Hey, Cannabist!What’s the deal with Spice? Is it synthetic marijuana? I’m confused because people have died from using Spice. If it is an artificial version of marijuana, why are deaths attributed to…

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Man, nephew plead guilty in conspiracy tied to marijuana dispensary

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 2:04 pm • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 2:04 pm By The Associated Press DETROIT — Two of three family members who prosecutors say conspired to bribe suburban Detroit officials to persuade them to allow a medical marijuana dispensary have pleaded guilty in the case. Fifty-two-year-old Ali…

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