Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, French Government Shuts Them Down

Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, Then French Government Shuts Them Down Paris becomes the latest city to legally open cannabis “coffee shops”.  France, which has some of the harshest cannabis laws in the European Union, also has some of the highest cannabis consumption rates in the continent.  The fun…

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Alaska marijuana board shuts down embattled edibles company

Published: Dec 19, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Dec 19, 2017, 8:46 am By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s marijuana control agency voted to revoke the license of a marijuana edibles manufacturer that was accused of selling moldy products. The state’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office board voted…

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Crowdfunding site shuts down campaign for California cannabis farm fire victims

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 8:50 am By The Cannifornian, The Cannabist Staff An online payment company has shut down a fundraising campaign set up to support cannabis cultivators who’ve been impacted by the deadly wildfires in Northern California, saying marijuana remains illegal under…

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Justice Department shuts down AlphaBay dark web marketplace

Published: Jul 21, 2017, 10:59 am • Updated: Jul 21, 2017, 10:59 am By Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post The Justice Department announced Thursday that it had shuttered an illicit Internet marketplace for drugs, firearms and fake documents in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions said was the “largest dark web…

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Runnin’ Republican Shuts Down State Canvassers Meeting By Fleeing

Why did a member of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers bolt from the room and halt the discussions regarding a policy change being advocated for by a marijuana legalization organization? Was it a floral emergency? Norm Shinkle has faced his share of tough votes on the Board, including delivering…

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