California’s marijuana 4/20 celebrations go virtual as industry adjusts to new reality

This Monday — and, really, all of April 2020 — was supposed to be big in the world of cannabis. Since 1971, when a group of Northern California teens started meeting at 4:20 p.m. each day to smoke weed and hunt for an elusive marijuana patch, the figure 420 has…

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Virtual Reality Stands to Benefit from the Cannabis Industry — And Vice Versa

Virtual Reality Stands to Benefit from the Cannabis Industry — And Vice Versa Virtual and augmented reality are taking the world by storm, popping up in nearly every industry across the globe. What started as a console for gamers is quickly becoming a tool for everything from improving workplace safety…

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The Grim Reality Of Depression And Suicide, And How Cannabis Can Help

The Grim Reality Of Depression And Suicide, And How Cannabis Can Help The recent high-profile suicide deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have struck a chord with the rest of the world. It has put the spotlight on the reality of depression, a silent killer plaguing society, which can…

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Swapping Your Opioid Prescriptions For Pot Could Soon Be Reality In Colorado And Illinois

Swapping Your Opioid Prescriptions For Pot Could Soon Be Reality In Colorado And Illinois If all goes according to plan, patients in Colorado and Illinois can soon swap their opioid prescriptions for pot. Two new bills have been introduced as a response to the current opioid epidemic killing thousands of…

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16 Opioid Poisonings Daily -The Grim Reality of Canada’s Opioid Crisis

16 Opioid Poisonings Daily: The Grim Reality of Canada’s Opioid Crisis America is not alone in facing the dark reality of the opioid crisis. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), Canada is seeing 16 opioid poisonings a day from 2016-2017, which result in hospitalization. These figures have…

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Colorado pot clubs one step closer to reality as bill clears first hurdle

Published: Mar 2, 2017, 12:14 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2017, 12:48 pm By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press DENVER — Colorado is moving ahead with a first-in-the-nation attempt to allow marijuana clubs. But the measure that passed a Republican state Senate committee Wednesday evening doesn’t go as far as some…

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Weed delivered to your front door could be reality under new Colorado bill

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 3:34 pm By Alicia Wallace and Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Pizza, prescriptions, Prime … pot? A bill introduced this week in the Colorado Senate would open the door for home-delivered recreational and medical marijuana in the state. Senate…

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