An investor is
suing California edibles company Altai
for spending his cash on private jets, luxury hotels and personal legal bills.
The publishing industry is putting out a
slew of weed books
, including the Complete Idiot's Guide to growing.
the industry in Boulder. Despite difficulties in Pueblo, Colo., businesses continue to
A British Airways flight
shortly after departing London due to an unexplained cannabis smell.
In Colorado, the number of young children exposed to marijuana, mostly through edibles, is
up 150 % since 2014
The Washington Post
argue that the risk remains very small.
A study in rats found that exposure to pot smoke can
damage blood vessels
One in 13 Americans older than 12 have
used marijuana in the past month
, a new government
found. That figure has held steady for about 25-years. It’s least popular between Texas and Alabama. (Here’s a
.) States where it’s less common are more likely to be concerned about marijuana.
A Globe and Mail investigation found that
mold and other contaminants
are widespread in the Toronto MED supply. Colorado
released numerous seized batches
after they tested negative for pesticides.
Following a scare, Colorado determined that
THC was not in the drinking water
in the tiny town of Hugo, Colo.
A bill in Congress that would expand MED research
does not include
products containing THC or the parents of children with autism in its “Safe Harbor” clause.
In Arizona, a long-anticipated study to
test MED on veterans
with PTSD will begin seeking patients soon.
Michael J. Stevens writes on the promise of
cannabis tissue culture
The Guardian can’t find any evidence for the myth that babies are
awash with endocannabinoids
, cannabinoids produced by the human body at birth.
Carfentanil, a powerful
opioid used to sedate elephants
is causing overdoses in heroin users. Time asks if MED can
the opiate epidemic. (See
A Colorado judge blocked the suspensions of four doctors, the first in the state to be punished for
the number of plants MED patients can grow or trust to caregivers. Heavy prescribing doctors
could see business decline
with legalization, the Guardian reports.
Dr. Michael Soler is the
first physician in Puerto Rico
allowed to recommend MED.
California companies tell Inc. that a growing number of raids on businesses in California owe to
asset forfeiture laws
which allow authorities to seize cash and other valuables even if criminal charges aren’t filed.
An American citizen who was invasively searched at the Texas/Mexico border in 2012 will receive a
but not an admission of guilt from the U.S. Border and Customs Protection agency. She previously received $1.1M from an El Paso, Texas, hospital that conducted secondary searches.
Devontre Thomas, the Oregon teen who
faces a federal misdemeanor charge
for possessing “about a gram” of marijuana, allegedly had it at his boarding school which is run by the federal Bureau of Indian Education. He faces up to a year in prison.
A judge in a trafficking case has ordered Yahoo to disclose how it
handles deleted emails
. The evidence includes emails that, according to Yahoo’s policy should not be accessible.
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte defended
war on drugs
which includes offering money to those who kill drug dealers.
Masamitsu Yamamoto, a Japanese man with liver cancer
died at 58
while on trial for MED possession.
A lot of cannabis is
found on federal land
. The mail is a
popular way to send weed
and other drugs.
An Alabama prison guard was charged with
using a Bible to smuggle opioids
into a prison.
TV personality Montel Williams was
in Germany for MED.
At 99.9 % THC, crystalline is the
strongest hash in the world
. It sells for $200 a gram in southern California dispensaries.
Humboldt County, Calif. will
start stamping product
originating in the famed growing region. John Malkovich will star as the head of a crime family in the Netflix series “
,” inspired by Emily Brady’s book “
Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier
Hip hop star Lil’ Wayne
stormed off stage
10 minutes into his set at a High Times event in southern California. High Times said it was “baffled” and “awaiting an explanation.”
, Portland’s “wizard of weed.” The Oregon State Fair will
give out blue ribbons
for top pot plants. A Portland director made the first professional
cannabis drink commercial/video
. It features a cute song.
Billionaire Richard Branson said he has
smoked pot with his son
and recommended that other parents do the same. Cannabis Now interviews impresario
, who’s not a real doctor.
Cannabis absinthe exists
, but doesn’t contain THC.
The Cannabist says little gifts of weed
are not a substitute for tipping
In The Onion, Joe Biden said it breaks his heart that so many hard working Americans can only afford “shitty ditch weed.”
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