Oregon issues first marijuana recall over high pesticide levels

Published: Mar 21, 2017, 3:34 pm • Updated: Mar 21, 2017, 3:43 pm By The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission issued its first recall of recreational marijuana after samples of a type of pot were found to contain a level of pesticide residue above the…

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Drager 5000: Mouth Swab Test Used in San Diego To Detect if Drivers are High On Pot

The more states that come online with legalized cannabis laws, the more there is discussion around the topic of how to detect a DUI for cannabis while drivers are on the road.  There are several different methods. kits. and other roadside tests that have been piloted or used by law enforcement to…

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Colorado’s high plant limit helps state’s sickest patients, but there’s a dark side

Published: Mar 8, 2017, 4:18 pm • Updated: Mar 8, 2017, 5:05 pm By Megan Schrader, The Denver Post They call themselves refugees, and Colorado — with its permissive rules for growing marijuana in homes and world-renowned industrial strains of low-THC, high-CBD oils — is their haven. For hours Monday,…

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Feds threaten intervention in High Times Cannabis Cup outside Las Vegas

Published: Mar 1, 2017, 1:14 pm • Updated: Mar 1, 2017, 4:00 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff High Times, the venerable all-things-marijuana magazine that’s been around since 1974, is preparing for one of its trademark Cannabis Cup events this weekend in Nevada on tribal lands. But there’s a…

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Start your marriage on a high note: Tips for cannabis-themed weddings

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 5:58 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff While the institution of marriage may remain a topic of debate, there’s no argument that weddings are big business. According to data published last June by business research group IBISWorld, the…

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Millennials more likely than teens (or any age group) to admit driving while high

Published: Feb 15, 2017, 2:36 pm • Updated: Feb 15, 2017, 4:40 pm By Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post Rookie teenage drivers have long been seen as the worst motorists on the road, but now there’s evidence that their older cousins – millennials – may be the most reckless…

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TRESTL Offers San Fran Residents A New High End Way Of Enjoying Cannabis

Trestl Offers SF Residents A New High End Way Of Enjoying Cannabis We’ve recently had the privilege of talking to Kris Garcia of Trestl.com, a San Francisco-based service offering curated boxes filled with thoughtfully-chosen luxury products for the discerning cannabis connoisseur. Trestl takes pride in offering lab-tested strains only from…

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Colorado man gets jail time, probation for driving high and causing fatal crash

Published: Dec 23, 2016, 7:14 am • Updated: Dec 23, 2016, 7:14 am By The Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A Grand Junction man has been sentenced to 10 months in jail for driving while high on marijuana and causing a fatal crash. The Daily Sentinel reports that 27-year-old…

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Arizona court just made a huge ruling for MMJ cardholders accused of driving high

Published: Dec 23, 2016, 7:36 am • Updated: Dec 23, 2016, 7:36 am By The Associated Press PHOENIX — An Arizona court ruling says medical marijuana cardholders accused of driving under the influence have options for showing in court that there wasn’t enough marijuana compound in their bodies to cause…

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