Missouri sues three big pharma companies for “campaign of fraud and deception”

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 3:22 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 3:25 pm By Katie Mettler, The Washington Post Helen Fabick was an honors student who in February 2014 was supposed to attend a daddy-daughter dance at her high school. Instead, her father found the 17-year-old dead in her bed.…

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Watch: Toby Keith gets high with Willie Nelson in new “Wacky Tobaccy” video

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm By The Cannabist Staff Toby Keith swore he’d never smoke weed with Willie Nelson again. Back in the 2003 tribute “Weed With Willie,” a toke of the Red Headed Stranger’s top-shelf herb had Keith crooning, “My party’s…

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Cannabist Show S 03, Ep. 10: She helps decode cannabis regulations in California, Colorado, Nevada and beyond

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 12:19 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 12:20 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Amanda Ostrowitz, co-founder of CannaRegs. Podcast: Play in new window | Download LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Will visitors to Sin City be able to light up in July or what…

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Studies offer conflicting conclusions on marijuana legalization’s role in car crashes, fatalities

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 5:51 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 6:09 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Hours after one study connected legalized recreational marijuana to an increase in car crash claims, a second study claimed legalization played a less certain role in motor vehicle fatalities. A study…

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Nevada regulators have cunning plan to keep July 1 recreational marijuana sales on track

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 12:03 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 12:03 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge’s order that threatens to block the state’s first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov.…

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“We need to try to restore some trust”: Massachusetts senators debate their marijuana plan

Published: Jun 22, 2017, 6:21 pm • Updated: Jun 22, 2017, 6:21 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — The debate over the reshaping of Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana law shifted Thursday to the state Senate, where a more modest set of revisions to the existing law appeared headed…

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