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Billy Strings: Cannabis 'has been a part of the process of writing every song I’ve written.' Bluegrass music and cannabis go way back, but their relationship is rarely acknowledged in public. “I didn’t know Bill Monroe,” says bluegrass guitarist Bill
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott said Thursday that, barring unforeseen technicalities, he will sign the bill legalizing personal cultivation and possession of marijuana. Scott indicated previously that he'd sign, but this was the first time the governor said
Connecticut cannabis activists believe that legalization of recreational cannabis isn’t a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. They’re anticipating the time when the Nutmeg State emulates neighboring Massachusetts. These activists aren’t looking forw
Legalizing marijuana nationwide would create at least $132 billion in tax revenue and more than a million new jobs across the United States in the next decade, according to a new study. New Frontier Data, a data analytics firm focused on the cannabis
Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday that Congress must address federal marijuana laws following a decision by the Trump administration to lower the barrier on federal prosecutions in states that have decriminalized use for medical and recreational purposes
Nuuvera Deutschland has broken ground on a new facility in Germany for storage and packaging of medical cannabis products. Located in Bad Bramstedt, in northern Germany, the 11,300ft² facility features security and related technology and will be buil
With 2018 just beginning to unfold, cannabis pioneers weigh in and share their hopes for the year ahead. 2018 is shaping up to be a wild year for cannabis and it's only January. As California rolled out recreational sales last week, the Justice Depar
When it comes to quality cannabis, it all begins with a quality seed created by a breeder. In the last decade, Washington State’s Exotic Genetix has taken a strong hold on the cannabis breeding community. Most recently, Exotic Genetix won Best Indica
The fresh pledges of support come amid calls from congressional members to shore up protections for states that have legalized marijuana. Lawmakers lined up behind several cannabis-related House bills in the wake of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session
Eight years into running Cannasure, one of the only insurance businesses in the country specializing in the cannabis industry, Patrick McManamon is now in position for explosive growth. When a friend in San Diego asked Patrick McManamon about securin
Oklahoma voters will get to decide on June 26 whether to legalize medical marijuana. Gov. Mary Fallin’s announcement Thursday came on the same day U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked an Obama-era policy that was deferential to states’ permiss
At least two cannabis dispensaries in San Francisco may have seen more customers than ever before on Saturday, when it became legal for authorized dispensaries to sell weed to any adult over the age of 21 without a medical marijuana card. Beginning S
The attorney general has created intolerable uncertainty for a growing industry that is now demanding legal protections from Congress. And lawmakers are listening. When Jeff Sessions announced Thursday morning he had removed the barrier that had held
From caps with stitched cigarette-holders to durumagi coats with spliff pockets, Sundae School’s clothes combines counter-cultural elements with traditional Korean and Western culture. South Korea, education, religion, and marijuana. See the odd one
Members of Illinois’ medical marijuana industry say they’re disappointed by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to allow more aggressive enforcement of marijuana laws — but business operators maintain existing laws will protect them. And one of
“Jeff Sessions is an old dinosaur with old ideas,” said one dispensary customer. “We have a younger, newer, more educated population who will vote that out. It won’t last." For the steady stream of customers waiting to see a “budtender” Thursday at a
The Vermont House of Representatives has rejected two attempts to slow marijuana legalization, first by refusing to delay a vote and then by rejecting an amendment that would have delayed legalization to July 2019. The legalization proposal would all
Much attention has been paid to the prospects for ending marijuana prohibition this year in Vermont and New Jersey. But another state has a shot to advance a cannabis legalization bill through its legislature — and it could happen this week. The New
New Jersey could reap as much as $1 billion a year from legal marijuana — the equivalent of more than a half-cent boost in the sales tax — if the state taxes the industry aggressively and imposes fees on growers, distributors, testing labs, retailers
The legal marijuana market could blaze across the United States in 2018. At least 12 states are poised to consider marijuana legalization this year, with more possibly joining as legislative sessions continue, making 2018 a potentially pivotal year i
2018 is only a few short days away, which means several states will be instituting new marijuana laws. If you’re looking to make a move some time in the new year, here are the 15 largest cities in America that will have legalized marijuana at some po
From a CBD-heavy hybrid to the best kind of weed for a party joint, our picks for this year's best cannabis. Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, companies learned the industry is hella lucrative – it's a multi-billion dollar industry – and polit
Key legislators will meet later this week with Gov. LePage, hoping to address his objections to a proposed regulatory framework for the sale, production and taxation of pot for adult recreational use. Key lawmakers will meet with Gov. Paul LePage on
2017 was a year of both setbacks and progress for veterans and their supporters, seeking greater access to legal medical marijuana. 2017 was a year of frustration but also incremental progress for military veterans, veterans’ organizations and suppor
As it becomes clear that the American public is overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing cannabis, more politicians than ever began coming out in support of the marijuana movement over the past year. In celebration of these compassionate, forward-thinki