Gov. Walker’s pick for Alaska Marijuana Control Board withdraws after losing police chief job

Published: Mar 12, 2018, 6:36 pm • Updated: Mar 12, 2018, 7:13 pm By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — The man nominated by Gov. Bill Walker to fill the public safety seat on Alaska’s marijuana regulatory board has withdrawn from consideration after losing his law enforcement job. Travis…

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Pioneering women in cannabis industry losing ground, author says

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 5:02 pm • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 5:02 pm By Tess Allen, Civilized Time and time again, the cannabis industry has been heralded as a haven for female entrepreneurs and members of other marginalized groups. But a troubling new trend is on the rise; one that appears…

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Secret Service realizes it’s losing too many applicants by banning habitual weed users

Published: Jun 6, 2017, 1:17 pm • Updated: Jun 6, 2017, 1:18 pm By James McClure, Civilized Former cannabis users won’t have as tough of a time applying for the Secret Service. Last week, CNN reported that the agency tasked with protecting the president’s life is hoping to grow their…

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Latest Poll Shows Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative Losing

One week from today it will be Election Day in Ohio. Ohio voters will vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on various issues, the most high profile of which will be marijuana legalization. Issue 3 would legalize marijuana possession, cultivation, and for some, cultivation for profit. If Issue 2 passed as well,…

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