Louisiana police say weed found on 10-year-old in traffic stop

Published: Mar 29, 2017, 11:38 am • Updated: Mar 29, 2017, 11:38 am By The Associated Press MONROE, La. — Police say a woman and man are facing multiple charges after marijuana was found on her 10-year-old daughter during a traffic stop in northeastern Louisiana. The News Star reports a…

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You know the weed industry is mainstreaming when there’s “Salesforce of Cannabis” software

Published: Mar 28, 2017, 2:24 pm • Updated: Mar 28, 2017, 2:34 pm By Pcmag.com Via The Associated Press North American legal marijuana sales totaled $ 6.7 billion in 2016, and that number is only expected to grow in 2017 and beyond. Twenty-six states and Washington, D.C. have passed laws…

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Food & Weed: Extracts pro Nikolai Alfieri credits cannabis with boosting well-being

Published: Mar 28, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Mar 28, 2017, 1:24 pm By Linnea Covington, The Cannabist Staff Some people turn to weed and/or food to help themselves feel better, but it’s not every day someone utilizes marijuana for eating healthy and healing food. For Nikolai Alfieri, an Oregon-based…

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Nevadans could buy legal weed even sooner if state senator gets his way

Published: Mar 27, 2017, 8:35 am • Updated: Mar 27, 2017, 8:35 am By Alison Noon, The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — A Las Vegas Democrat is seeking to start recreational marijuana sales in Nevada at least a few weeks earlier than planned — in case something extends the…

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“The Wire” creator David Simon on the politics of weed and the racism of the war on drugs

Published: Mar 27, 2017, 11:52 am • Updated: Mar 27, 2017, 11:52 am By John Wenzel, The Denver Post David Simon has one thing in common with the 45th president of the United States, whom he has criticized on social media and in public: He understands the power of television,…

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Powerhouse cannabis firms form lobby group to protect state-based weed laws

Published: Mar 23, 2017, 12:50 pm • Updated: Mar 23, 2017, 1:27 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Some big-name firms in cannabis have formed a national advocacy and lobbying organization with an aim of turning big bucks into big changes for marijuana on Capitol Hill. Denver-based dispensary powerhouse…

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Oregon senate approves proposal to shield weed buyers’ info from feds

Published: Mar 22, 2017, 7:39 am • Updated: Mar 22, 2017, 8:29 am By Kristena Hansen, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — A proposal to shield the names, birthdates, driver’s license numbers or any other identifying information of potentially thousands of recreational pot customers cleared its first major hurdle at…

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Cannabis Lifestyle Brand Jane West- What it Takes to be a Woman in Weed

Jane West is the CEO of the cannabis lifestyle brand Jane West, where she designs and develops accessories and home goods that invite mainstream consumers to experience the benefits of cannabis and take part in the legal lifestyle. West has a prominent place in the establishing of the legal, business-minded…

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Nevada has legalized weed, but politicians still deciding where you’ll be able to buy it

Published: Mar 17, 2017, 9:20 am • Updated: Mar 17, 2017, 9:21 am By The Associated Press GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Douglas County Planning Commission has voted to ban the sale of marijuana throughout the county. The amendment the panel approved unanimously Tuesday prohibits “marijuana establishments” in all the county’s…

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