Watch: Toby Keith gets high with Willie Nelson in new “Wacky Tobaccy” video

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm By The Cannabist Staff Toby Keith swore he’d never smoke weed with Willie Nelson again. Back in the 2003 tribute “Weed With Willie,” a toke of the Red Headed Stranger’s top-shelf herb had Keith crooning, “My party’s…

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Massachusetts Senate to House: High marijuana tax rate “not the will of the voters”

Published: Jun 19, 2017, 11:57 am • Updated: Jun 19, 2017, 11:57 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — The debate over Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana law took a new twist on Friday with the release of a plan that would not raise taxes on pot and would leave…

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Maryland high court steps in but medical cannabis licensing still on hold

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 2:06 pm • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 2:06 pm By Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post BALTIMORE — Maryland’s highest court on Friday intervened in a lawsuit that threatened to upend the state’s long-awaited medical marijuana program, but whether the state can move forward remains in question.…

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High Times just got new ownership in $70 million deal; investors include Marley son, Denver entrepreneur

Published: Jun 1, 2017, 11:19 am • Updated: Jun 1, 2017, 11:43 am By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff High Times is entering a new era. The magazine started by a marijuana smuggler in the 1970s now has outside ownership for the first time, in a reported $ 70 million…

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5th annual Mother’s High Tea celebrates cannabis industry’s influential women

Published: May 17, 2017, 3:53 pm • Updated: May 17, 2017, 4:55 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff The fifth annual Mother’s High Tea brought some of the most influential women in cannabis together to remember their struggles, honor their successes and uphold a new generation of leaders. The non-consumption event…

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Philippine President Rody Duterte High On Marijuana Legalization

Philippine President Rody Duterte High On Marijuana Legalization Few presidents have been as merciless and notorious as the Philippines’ very own Rody Duterte when it comes to the drug war. Duterte has been upfront since the very beginning about his hatred of drugs…and thousands have been murdered in the aftermath…

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