Nearly 280 marijuana stores in Colorado suggested cannabis for pregnancy-related nausea, a new study shows. Health officials urge the opposite.

Should women suffering from morning sickness during pregnancy use marijuana to control their nausea? Colorado health experts, regulatory officials and even industry advocates have consistently answered no, and they’ve backed that message up with studies, public service announcements and warning labels on cannabis packaging. But a new study by doctors…

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This architect used to work for Disney. Now, he designs cannabis retail stores.

From Disneyland to dispensaries faster than you can say “Magic Mountain”. Architectural design firm The McBride Company, headquartered in Vermont, has created everything from restaurants to hotels, theaters, casinos and most notably over the last two decades, its been the sole design ambassador for Margaritaville. Now the firm is lending…

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Of cannabidiol and chai: Intrepid entrepreneurs ready to bring CBD-enriched products to health food stores

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 7:29 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ANAHEIM, Calif. — Selling Americans on chai, a spiced black tea with roots in herbal medicine, was a heavy lift for Colorado entrepreneur John Simmons. Nearly 25 years after the founder…

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All charges dismissed for Tennessee stores accused of selling CBD candy

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 1:35 pm • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 1:35 pm By The Associated Press MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have dropped all charges in connection with “Operation Candy Crush,” a sting that targeted Tennessee stores accused of selling candy and other products containing a form of marijuana.…

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Maine MMJ patients, store sue state over inspections of patients’ homes, stores

Published: Jan 19, 2018, 2:03 pm • Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 2:03 pm By The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — The owners of a medical marijuana shop and two medical marijuana users are suing to stop Maine from implementing new medical marijuana regulations next month. The lawsuit in U.S. District…

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Stymied Angelenos flock to West Hollywood to buy marijuana in stores open there

Published: Jan 3, 2018, 4:12 pm • Updated: Jan 3, 2018, 5:22 pm By Elizabeth Chou, The Cannifornian Roberto Latuya said the last time he smoked marijuana might have been in 1969. “It’s why I’m here now — I’m ecstatic about it,” said the 69-year-old rock guitarist from East Los Angeles,…

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Select group of California marijuana stores prepare parties, stock shelves for start of sales

Published: Dec 28, 2017, 4:05 pm • Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 4:12 pm By Elliot Spagat, The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Live music. Free T-shirts. A “Fweedom” celebration with mystery prize boxes worth up to $ 500, and a shot at a behind-the-scenes tour. Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in…

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Colorado town uses lottery to select two candidates to open marijuana stores

Published: Oct 12, 2017, 12:28 pm • Updated: Oct 12, 2017, 12:53 pm By The Associated Press PALISADE, Colo. — Fourteen Potential Colorado marijuana business owners put their names in a lottery for the opportunity to open a retail marijuana store in Palisade. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the…

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Ontario aims to have 150 marijuana stores run by the government

Published: Sep 8, 2017, 10:39 am • Updated: Sep 8, 2017, 10:39 am By The Associated Press TORONTO — Canada’s most populous province, Ontario, plans to sell cannabis in as many as 150 government-run stores after the federal government legalizes recreational marijuana by July. The government says marijuana will only…

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