Legal Cannabis Is Saving Communities Across The Country

Cannabis Revives Towns Across The United States Lives aren’t the only thing that cannabis is saving in the United States. Entire towns throughout the country are benefiting from money being pumped into them through the legal cannabis industry. The economic boost the industry has given has significantly reduced homelessness, unemployment,…

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Willie Nelson: The Outlaw Country legend reflects on his personal cannabis history

Published: Oct 28, 2016, 6:30 am • Updated: Oct 28, 2016, 6:31 am By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff SAN DIEGO — Willie Nelson’s relationship with cannabis is the stuff of legend. Nelson is a legalization activist, a social warrior and now a ganjapreneur via his own Willie’s Reserve pot…

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The dangerous side to indoor pot farming: A look at lethal explosions across the country

Published: Oct 3, 2016, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 3, 2016, 8:39 am By Verna Dobnik, The Associated Press NEW YORK — An explosion that destroyed a New York City home and killed a firefighter has drawn attention to marijuana-making methods that are legal in many states — but can…

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How this tiny country took global lead on cannabis research

Published: Sep 28, 2016, 10:42 am • Updated: Sep 28, 2016, 3:47 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Few people outside of the legal cannabis industry would associate Israel with marijuana. But the tiny nation, slightly larger in square miles than New Jersey, is a surprising world leader when…

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