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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Maine police department will now hire recruits who recently used marijuana

PORTLAND, Maine — Police in Portland, Maine will now consider new recruits who are non-citizens and who have recently used marijuana. The Portland Press Herald reports the city’s police department is loosening its hiring policies during a time when departments across the state are struggling to find new recruits. The…

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Woman who used post office job to help mail 100 kilos of weed gets 6 years

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 1:48 pm • Updated: Oct 2, 2017, 1:48 pm By The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — A former U.S. Postal Service employee has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for conspiring to bring marijuana into Pennsylvania and laundering money from the sales. Fifty-seven-year-old Ramona…

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Op-ed: Colorado officials should speak out on fake marijuana data used by feds

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 7:37 am • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 8:57 am By Ricardo Baca, Denver Post Guest Commentary Government-rooted misinformation has long been central to the very existence of War on Drugs. From government-sponsored anti-marijuana campaigns to the familiar talking points used by politicians over the decades, the…

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Could Trump’s declaration of opioids as national emergency be used for Sessions’ war on drugs?

Published: Aug 10, 2017, 2:56 pm • Updated: Aug 10, 2017, 4:22 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post President Donald Trump on Thursday said he considers the opioid crisis to be “a national emergency,” starting a process aimed at giving the federal and state governments more resources and flexibility…

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Here’s how millions in Colorado pot taxes are being used to fix up outdated, sagging schools

Published: Jul 9, 2017, 5:44 am • Updated: Jul 10, 2017, 10:17 am By Monte Whaley, The Denver Post DEER TRAIL — There is sadness about the eventual destruction of this community’s school, parts of which were built 100 years ago. Many people in this town of 570, long past…

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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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