The Many Reasons Cannabis is a Medicine Worth Legalizing

28 states in the United States, as well as many other countries around the world, have legalized medical marijuana – with some even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Canada, under the Liberal Government, recently proposed a bill legalizing not only medical marijuana, but also recreational marijuana.  There are many…

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New Hampshire’s new cannabis decriminalization law: What you need to know

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 2:28 pm • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 4:30 pm By The Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — A law in New Hampshire decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana goes into effect Saturday. The law reduces the penalty for possession of up to three-quarters of an…

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Suspect arrested in case of kidnapped pot shop employee in Washington

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 8:15 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 8:15 am By The Associated Press YAKIMA, Wash. — Authorities say a man suspected in the Sunday kidnapping of a marijuana store employee near Spokane has been captured. The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office says Donovan Culps was taken into…

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More Summer Events and Dispensary Stops: Walking with Redhat Ralph

More summer events and dispensary stops in Week 16 with RedHat Ralph…. This week includes serving Root Beer at the Oregon Brewers Festival, the Canna Closet Oregon launch, and The Summer Fair 2.  Here is how I walked 22.6 miles from Sunday July 23 through Saturday, July 29. Sunday, 7/23/17,…

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Cannabist Show: She’s a medical marijuana refugee who started her own weed PR firm

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 12:08 pm • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 12:08 pm Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Emalee Hyde, CEO of cannabis public-relations firm Sinsemilla and the City. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  What it’s like being a medical marijuana refugee, and how to plan for relocating. •  When you’re…

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Colorado gov calls lawmakers back for rare special session to fix pot tax error

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 6:41 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 7:06 pm By Brian Eason, The Denver Post Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday called lawmakers back to the state Capitol to fix a bill-drafting error that has been costing a number of Denver-based institutions hundreds of thousands of…

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