Americans will spend $60 billion on illicit marijuana this year, report says

Studies estimate that between 12% to 14% of adult Americans enjoy cannabis. That’s a massive group of consumers—and they spend billions of dollars every year on marijuana. Unfortunately, according to a new report, more than 71% of that spending goes to the illicit market, due to various forms of cannabis…

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Senior Sparkers – 1 in 20 Older Americans Say They Regularly Smoke Cannabis Now

Cannabis has always been the most popular illicit drug – but could it become the most popular legal drug as well? And before some of you say, “Cannabis isn’t a drug!” I’m using it in the context that everything is a drug when it alters you in one way or…

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Americans’ Perception of Weed and Booze – It’s Complicated

In the United States of America, the views of different people regarding cannabis are a little bit spread across the board in terms of acceptance and recognition. As it is in the United States of America, many regions and parts of the world are gradually accepting the use of marijuana…

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1 in 12 Americans Smoke Weed Says Gallup’s New Poll – Ha, What a Crock!

According to Gallup – How many Americans Smoke Weed? According to a recent Gallup Poll – 12% of US adults say that they smoke cannabis. When the question, “Keeping in mind that your answer is confidential, do you, yourself smoke marijuana?” was asked in 2013 – only 7% of adults…

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Show Me the Money: Americans are Ready to Invest in Cannabis, Reveals Survey

Show Me The Money: Americans Are Ready To Invest In Cannabis, Reveals Survey The very fact that people are now ready to invest in cannabis is an important sign of how we have changed as a culture when it comes to our perceptions of pot. With 33 states already legalizing…

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Americans Don’t Know The Safest Way To Consume Cannabis Survey Says

Americans Don’t Know The Safest Way To Consume Cannabis Survey Says Legal cannabis is now accessible to more Americans than ever, and it will only continue to grow in reach. But while cannabis becomes mainstream, knowledge of the many ways to use and consume the herb does not. A recent…

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Why Do 6.2 Americans Out of 10 Now Want Cannabis Legalized?

6 in 10 Now Support Cannabis Legalization Most Americans support cannabis legalization, evident in the nationwide support reflected in many previous polls. The latest poll from a Pew Research Center study revealed that 62% of Americans believe that cannabis should be legal. The responses were gathered from a telephone…

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When marijuana is legal in Canada, Americans are expected to flock. But the border, and US law, stands in the way.

By Lornet Turnbull and Katie Zezima, The Washington Post BLAINE, Wash. – Recreational marijuana has been legal here in Washington state since 2014. Adults just a few miles away in Canada also will be able to legally buy and smoke marijuana for pleasure starting in October. But between them stands…

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