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In a groundbreaking new study, a report released Monday from researchers at Colorado State University-Pueblo finds that the marijuana industry provides a net positive economic benefit to Pueblo County, even when accounting for demands on law enforcem
Marijuana moisturiser, sativa serum, pot perfume — the beauty industry has found its next hit. “Cannabis is America’s latest gold-rush,” says Alexia Inge, the co-founder of website Cult Beauty, which is known for spotting industry trends. While the p
Full adult use legalization of cannabis could generate 1 million jobs in the next seven years, according to New Frontier Data. Full adult use legalization of cannabis could offer one fat cushion to the government's coffers. Under full federal legaliz
The Oscars ended on a high note last Sunday for 50 lucky stars who got treated to free cannabis swag at the 90th Academy Awards. Celebrities with dressing rooms were surprised with backstage gift packs that included cannabis flower, pre-rolled joints
Governor Ralph Northam signed a major piece of medical marijuana legislation on Friday. Northam’s signature is a step in the process to legalize the use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil or THC-A oil for the treatment to alleviate the symptoms of any diagnose
More and more states are now pushing to legalize recreational marijuana use, perhaps in part because Americans see it as less dangerous than another already-legal substance. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 46%
Weed weddings are already becoming big business. On Saturday at a Studio City event center, wedding vendor Doreen Sullivan cheerfully greeted brides-to-be as they stopped by her booth to peruse the chic, one-of-a-kind vintage vases she sells under th
Cannabidiol stepped into the spotlight at Natural Products Expo West, where hemp industry experts said the U.S. CBD market could hit $1.9 billion by 2022. ANAHEIM, Calif. – Soy milk, almond butter, kale chips, chai … CBD. Natural products businesses
A new Cannabis Benchmarks report projects U.S. wholesale cannabis prices will continue their downward trend in 2018 and warns there are several wild cards to watch out for. The price of a pound of legal marijuana has been plummeting for 18 months, ac
Democratic candidate for governor Dennis Kucinich wants to fully legalize marijuana, a move he said would have positive implications for criminal justice, agriculture and even the state's ongoing opioid crisis. Kucinich unveiled a sweeping marijuana
If you are looking to consume cannabis with wine, it is best to match up the aromas for a better pairing. Northern California is home to Wine Country. But take a drive farther north into Mendocino and Humboldt counties and you will find cannabis coun
Spearheaded by younger tribal members who are eager to join the legalization movement sweeping the country, the tribe has taken steps to become the first vertically integrated Native American pot operation — growing pot on the reservation and selling
The booming market for legal marijuana is creating big opportunities for entrepreneurs catering to the market for alternative pot-based products, like high-end edibles and beauty products. That particular segment is seen by analysts as one of the fas
The Trump administration's decision to step up enforcement of federal marijuana laws is a "tipping point" in the effort to legalize the drug nationally, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker told NJ Cannabis Insider. Booker, D-N.J., said he has talked to a number of
In states where weed is legal, new mild cannabis products are catching on with parents. Many a meme has been made about “wine moms”—mothers who joke online about their love for a relaxing glass of cabernet, or three. But a new drug is gaining popular
Voters in the nation's smallest state could have a chance to send a big message about marijuana legalization this fall. Under a new bill filed in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday, Rhode Islanders would be able to decide on a ballot mea
Quite a few states could pass marijuana laws this year. Legalization has been a slow but steady process in recent years. In particular, 2016 was a big year for the movement. During elections that year, nine states voted on new marijuana laws. Eight o
Tennessee Republicans are warming to the idea of medicinal marijuana. It wasn’t quite a 180-degree turn, but state House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) has bucked some in her caucus by announcing she supports legislation that would legalize and r
The leader of the U.S.’s largest military veterans organization pressed Congress to allow the use of medical marijuana during a hearing on Wednesday. “The federal government continues to list cannabis as a Schedule I drug – the most addictive and dan
The Silver State’s marijuana industry is still in its infancy, but the cannabis market has raked in more than $30 million in tax revenue for the state so far. Retailers in Nevada have sold more than $195 million in cannabis during the first six month
American Indian tribes that say they have been cut out of California’s legal marijuana market have raised the possibility of going their own way by establishing pot businesses outside the state-regulated system that is less than two months old. The t
The pharmacy chain's parent company applied in October 2016 for a license to dispense medical marijuana. Licensed producer Aurora Cannabis has signed a deal to supply medical marijuana to Shoppers Drug Mart. The agreement is subject to Health Canada'
At their annual meeting, pro-pot governors say the AG isn't stopping them from advancing plans for medical and recreational legalization. Over the past few days, most of the nation's governors descended on Washington for their annual meeting with adm
Bros and blunts are cool, but ganja's more of a girl thing these days. With cannabis America's fastest-growing industry, and Los Angeles the capital of that industry, women are determined not to be left out. From pot princesses to power women who lov
The American Legion wants the federal government to focus on cannabis as potential treatment for PTSD and other ailments. Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the fe