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Happy 710 Day!

Happy 710 Day

You may have heard the news.. it’s 710! But aside from being July 10th, what does ‘710’ actually mean? 710 is the recognized holiday for smoking potent cannabis oil products. Just like ‘420’, ‘710’ is a term used by cannabis lovers to celebrate dabs, vapes, cartridges, and anything oil related. The number 710 actually spells ‘OIL‘ […]

Colorado Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Recommend Medical Marijuana Instead Of Opioids

Colorado Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Recommend Medical Marijuana Instead Of Opioids

Colorado is attempting to help tamper down the opioid crisis by enabling doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition meriting a painkiller prescription. Gov. Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 13 on Thursday, and the new law is scheduled to go into effect on Aug. 2, after passing through Colorado’s General Assembly. Related:  Will The […]

42 Arrested In Denver In A Massive Black Market Marijuana Bust

42 Arrested In Denver In A Massive Black Market Marijuana Bust

Authorities said Friday that they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the nation’s cannabis legislation by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area houses and selling it out of state. Investigators seized more than 80,000 plants and 4,500 pounds of harvested marijuana, state and federal prosecutors said in a […]

Las Vegas Uses Money From Cannabis Taxes To Fight Homelessness

Las Vegas Uses Money From Cannabis Taxes To Fight Homelessness

Commissioners in Clark County, Nevada have now passed a resolution allocating nearly $1.8 million collected from local cannabis taxes to help regrow programs specializing in providing assistance to the homeless. A little more than $930,000 of the money from cannabis taxes is going to be supplied to HELP of Southern Nevada’s rehousing services “for medically […]

Will The NFL Soon Be Allowing Marijuana For Pain Treatment?

Will The NFL Soon Be Allowing Marijuana For Pain Treatment?

In striking an agreement with the NFL Players Association this week which calls for further study of other therapies for pain control, the NFL is sending signals that it has an open mind on an issue that gamers have advocated for decades: allowing for marijuana for pain treatment. That’s just one potential impact which could […]

Temporary Cannabis Tax Cut Shut Down By California Law Makers

Temporary Cannabis Tax Cut Shut Down By California Law Makers

An attempt to jump-start California’s accredited marijuana retailers failed to clear a key legislative committee on Thursday, likely dooming its prospects for the year since the country’s largest legal cannabis industry continues to flounder in the shadow of the illegal — and tax free — black sector. Costs for legal marijuana goods are inflated in […]

Joe Biden Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana

Joe Biden Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana

Joe Biden supports decriminalizing marijuana, a Biden effort spokesman says, however the former vice president isn’t going as far as calling for it to be legalized on the federal level. “Nobody needs to be in jail for smoking marijuana,” Biden told Republicans in a Tuesday house party in Nashua, New Hampshire. Asked when the former […]

Michigan’s First Medical Marijuana Delivery Service Hits The Streets

Michigan's First Medical Marijuana Delivery Service Hits The Streets

Detroit medical marijuana dispensary Utopia Gardens began delivering marijuana this week. The medical marijuana provisioning center, on East Lafayette Street near Belle Isle, became the very first legal medical marijuana delivery service in the state. It applied for state acceptance at the beginning of the year. Utopia Garden requires delivery orders on its own website […]

Why Kansas Doesn’t Want To Legalize Marijuana

Why Kansas Doesn't Want To Legalize Marijuana

Despite many other states legalizing marijuana, Kansas is still hesitant to jump on the band wagon. Three of its neighbors — Colorado, Oklahoma and Missouri — have legalized some form of marijuana recently. Nevertheless Kansas remains among four states in the country without a comprehensive medical or recreational marijuana program. That’s not for lack of […]