7 protesters arrested for handing out free joints near U.S. Capitol

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 10:14 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 1:27 pm By Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The conflict between federal and local laws on marijuana played out in the shadow of the Capitol on Thursday, when seven pro-pot activists were arrested for doing something that’s…

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Maine shops offer free weed ‘gifts’ while waiting for state to work out sales

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am By The Associated Press A Biddeford business owner hoping to start selling pot next year is giving his products away for free for now. The Portland Press Herald reports that Jack Sargent of the Biddeford-based Cannabis Shack…

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Pro-marijuana student group prevails again in T-shirt free speech case

Published: Feb 13, 2017, 2:58 pm • Updated: Feb 13, 2017, 3:09 pm By David Pitt, The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — In a case that free speech advocates are calling a victory for college students everywhere regardless of their political views, a federal appeals court on Monday ruled…

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Cannabist Show: He’s CEO of Sensi; He promises ‘side-effect free’ cannabis

Published: Jan 26, 2017, 4:43 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2017, 5:15 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Sensi Media CEO Ron Kolb and LucidMood Founder & CEO Charles Jones. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Thoughts on consumption-friendly soirees from the proclaimed pot party king of Denver. •  Creating…

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‘God made pot! God made pot!’: On Inauguration Day, a group handed out lots of free weed

Published: Jan 23, 2017, 8:55 am • Updated: Jan 23, 2017, 8:55 am By John Kelly, The Washington Post WASHINGTON — When the 43-year-old homeless woman who goes by the name Tequila Nehgroci went to sleep Thursday night in the doorway of the PNC Bank at Dupont Circle, she did…

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The ‘marijuana martyr’ and cannabis convict Eddy Lepp free from prison

Published: Dec 9, 2016, 9:06 am • Updated: Dec 9, 2016, 9:06 am By Lisa M. Krieger, The Cannifornian SAN FRANCISCO — Free after eight years of federal imprisonment, one of the nation’s most celebrated cannabis convicts came home to California on Wednesday, walking off a United Airlines flight into…

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