Boston’s first recreational pot shop opens three years after legalization vote

Boston’s first recreational marijuana shop will open Monday morning in Dorchester, bringing access to adult-use sales to into the city more than three years after voters approved recreational weed sales. Pure Oasis will open its doors at 11 a.m. Monday at 430 Blue Hill Ave. in Dorchester’s Grove Hall neighborhood.…

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The Three Biggest Weaknesses in the Argument for Cannabis Legalization (That We Can Fix!)

The Three Biggest Weakness is the Argument Cannabis Should Be Legal (That We Can Fix) Why isn’t cannabis legal at the Federal level yet? Cannabis is up for legalization.  Your strategy team sits down with you to go over your strongest arguments as well as your weakest arguments. What points…

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600 Colorado college students to get funds in year three of unique cannabis tax scholarship

Published: Feb 5, 2018, 10:28 am • Updated: Feb 5, 2018, 10:55 am By Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftain There’s nearly $ 750,000 in funding available to graduating Pueblo seniors attending a local college or university through Pueblo County’s cannabis-tax funded scholarship. Pueblo County officials said Friday that they…

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Missouri sues three big pharma companies for “campaign of fraud and deception”

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 3:22 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 3:25 pm By Katie Mettler, The Washington Post Helen Fabick was an honors student who in February 2014 was supposed to attend a daddy-daughter dance at her high school. Instead, her father found the 17-year-old dead in her bed.…

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Colorado marijuana DUIs down 33 percent from first three months of last year

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 6:20 pm • Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 8:40 am By Hayley Sanchez, The Denver Post The number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana dropped by 33.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, but the number…

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Three Questions Every Cannabis Investor Should Ask Before Investing

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 1:29 pm • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 1:29 pm By Debra Borchardt, Civilized Cannabis industry investors are a passionate group. Many are willing to take the risk that comes with investing in companies mostly described as speculative. Plus, the overhang of being in a federally illegal…

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New Poll Shows Adults That Smoke Marijuana Has Doubled in Three Years

Gallup released a new poll stating that the percentage of American adults who say they smoke marijuana has nearly doubled in three years. 13% of participants reported that they currently use marijuana, compared to 7% in 2013. 43% said they have tried the drug, which is a small jump from…

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Three Things You’ll Learn At ICBC San Francisco

On February 13th and 14th, the cannabis world convenes at the International Cannabis Business Conference in San Francisco. Attendees will hear from those with success on the ground in commerce, politics, art and activism, learning important business tools as well as how to best improve and protect our marijuana laws.…

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