Find your inner “Ganja Goddess” at these ultra-modern wellness retreats

Published: Oct 20, 2017, 4:06 pm • Updated: Oct 20, 2017, 4:06 pm By Tess Allen, Civilized Deidra Bagdasarian refers to cannabis as both a “healing herb” and a “therapeutic aid” – or, in other words, an arguably essential ingredient absent from conventional wellness retreats. “Cannabis allows you to feel…

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How one Cali county is working with industry to find a balance on weed regs

Published: Aug 18, 2017, 10:34 am • Updated: Aug 18, 2017, 10:37 am By Hans Peter, The Cannifornian Meeting after meeting, Yolo County, California continues to foster what could be a prime example of the cannabis industry working in tandem with local economy and law — that is, if policy…

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Will weed light new fire for Nevada tourism? State agency wants to find out

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 4:34 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 1:32 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana won’t be part of any official Nevada tourism campaigns in the near future, but the Silver State’s marketing gurus aren’t necessarily folding on the idea for the long-term. The Nevada…

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Massachusetts Legalization Regulations: Senate and House Must Find Common Ground

Massachusetts House and Senate members have until the end of the month to hammer out a bill that would amend the marijuana legalization measure approved by voters in November. The two chambers approved separate bills aimed at overhauling the voter-approved law legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Massachusetts. The…

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UN Drug Office can’t find a single cannabis drug overdose, despite it being most widely-consumed drug

Published: Jun 28, 2017, 4:13 pm • Updated: Jun 28, 2017, 5:18 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released its 2017 World Drug Report, covering 2015 statistics from around the world. The report finds that cannabis is the most…

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Charitable cannabis companies find giving back isn’t as easy as you’d think

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 6:59 am • Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 7:02 am By Joe Vaccarelli, The Denver Post Tim Cullen ran into an unexpected obstacle recently when he decided it was time his cannabis business should start donating money to nonprofit organizations. “I have been shocked at how few places…

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