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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97% Of Elderly Patients Say Cannabis Makes Them Feel Better and Decreases Prescription Meds

New Study Says 97% Of Elderly Patients Say Cannabis Makes Them Feel Better, Decrease Prescription Meds There is an increasing body of evidence proving that cannabis is beneficial for the elderly. One of the latest studies comes from Israel, whose findings were published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine.…

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Maine daycare workers think a parent brought them marijuana cookies

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 4:07 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 4:10 pm By The Associated Press BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say daycare workers suspect a parent brought them cookies tainted with marijuana. Bangor Sgt. Brent Beaulieu said no children ate the cookies that were dropped off…

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Alaska high school students’ parents turn them in for selling pot gummy bears

Published: Dec 8, 2017, 9:20 am • Updated: Dec 8, 2017, 2:39 pm By The Associated Press BETHEL, Alaska — High school students in Alaska have been caught selling marijuana gummy bears to their classmates. The Bethel Regional High School students were busted after their parents got suspicious and contacted…

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Couple sues after cops arrest them for hibiscus plants mistaken for cannabis

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 8:31 am • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 8:31 am By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania couple is suing their local police department and Nationwide Insurance Co. after they were arrested when an insurance agent mistook their hibiscus plants for marijuana. The lawsuit filed Tuesday…

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How the War on Drugs crushed California greenhouses and cannabis legalization is bringing them back

Published: Sep 18, 2017, 8:20 am • Updated: Sep 18, 2017, 8:38 am By Jeremy Bagott, Special To The Cannifornian SALINAS — The irony is rich. To weaken one mind-altering leaf crop 4,000 miles away, the feds inadvertently crushed California’s cut-flower crop, setting the stage for another mind-altering leaf crop…

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Oregon To Destroy All Cannabis Records So The Feds Can’t Get Them

Oregon To Destroy All Cannabis Records So The Feds Can’t Get Them Dreading and preparing for the possibility that the feds might amp up on pot enforcement, Oregon’s politicians approved a proposal last Monday that ensures the protection of marijuana users. The proposal prevents head shops and dispensaries from revealing…

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Cannabis companies flock to Canada as US laws keep them off stock exchange

Published: Apr 6, 2017, 11:17 am • Updated: Apr 6, 2017, 11:17 am By Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg When Hadley Ford created a company for investing in the fast-growing business of legal marijuana, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker left New York and headed north of the border. While…

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