Chair of Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board resigns, says Sessions’ move ends feds “looking the other way”

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young on Thursday ripped the U.S. Department of Justice over a shift toward tougher marijuana enforcement, calling the move a “direct violation of states’…

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How were Americans looking for weed (or “marijuana” or “cannabis”) in 2017?

Published: Dec 27, 2017, 10:17 am • Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 10:17 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff As more states legalize cannabis in medical and adult-use forms, how are people across the country searching for information about various means of consumption? A note about these Google Trends charts:All…

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Looking for a weed job? Maryland medical marijuana panel to hire diversity consultant

Published: Nov 29, 2016, 6:48 am • Updated: Nov 29, 2016, 6:48 am By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — The Maryland medical marijuana commission is taking steps toward evaluating minority participation in the state’s nascent cannabis industry, the panel’s executive director said Monday after critics complained…

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Looking ‘Future Forward,’ 2016 Cannabist Awards honor marijuana industry’s biggest innovators, influencers

Published: Nov 17, 2016, 1:55 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2016, 1:55 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff California’s lieutenant governor, Dr. Bronner’s, Vicente Sederberg LLC and a host of others were honored with Pinneapple d’Or trophies at the 2016 Cannabist Awards on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. In…

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