It’s about time our president tells us where exactly he stands on marijuana

Published: Apr 14, 2017, 5:28 pm • Updated: Apr 14, 2017, 5:32 pm By Jared Polis, Special To The Denver Post Editor’s note: The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the Sunday…

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“We’re about 80 percent happy”: North Dakota medical marijuana compromise hammered out

Published: Apr 13, 2017, 3:25 pm • Updated: Apr 13, 2017, 6:15 pm By James Macpherson, The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — The Legislature on Thursday approved a set of rules to govern the use of medical marijuana in North Dakota, an uncomfortable compromise for many Republican lawmakers in the…

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420 Games are about defying the “lazy stoner” stereotype, says creator

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 9:07 am • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 9:33 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian There are 5Ks with bubbles and neon paint and foam. There are races for fans of superheros and Disney characters and dogs. And now there’s a “fun run” for those who…

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Exclusive: Here’s how Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper really feels about marijuana

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 10:57 am • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 11:07 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In 2012, when Colorado voters wanted their state to legalize weed for adult recreational use, Gov. John Hickenlooper was thrust into an interesting predicament. The moderate Democrat had stood in opposition…

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About 900 would-be Pennsylvania marijuana businesses apply for 39 permits

Published: Mar 22, 2017, 11:09 am • Updated: Mar 22, 2017, 11:09 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Several investors have received zoning permits for potential medical marijuana dispensaries or growing operations in Philadelphia. Philly.com reports that Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections confirmed at least seven proposed locations…

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One big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening

Published: Mar 21, 2017, 10:49 am • Updated: Mar 21, 2017, 10:54 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A state-run survey of 37,000 middle and high school students in Washington state finds that marijuana legalization there has had no effect on youngsters’ propensity to use the drug. The Washington…

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Another state starts thinking about cashing in on the benefits of legal marijuana

Published: Mar 15, 2017, 9:12 am • Updated: Mar 15, 2017, 9:12 am Via The Associated Press. The following appeared in the (Washington, Pennsylvania) Observer-Reporter. According to a piece that appeared a couple of years back in The (Philadelphia) Inquirer, authorities in Pennsylvania were arresting about 21,000 people annually for…

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6 Fun Facts About THC, Everyone’s Favorite Cannabinoid

6 Fun Facts About THC, Everyone’s Favorite Cannabinoid There’s no doubt that THC is everyone’s favorite cannabinoid; it is certainly the Hollywood star in cannabis. For decades, growers have been breeding marijuana plants in order to get the highest THC levels ever – because for a time, all we knew…

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