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America’s First Cannabis Restaurant Will Soon Open In LA

America's First Cannabis Restaurant Will Soon Open In LA

First, they legalized medical marijuana. Next, they legalized recreational marijuana. And now, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… America’s first restaurant to serve cannabis will soon open in Los Angeles. The Lowell Cafe in West Hollywood will be offering cannabis to consumers as part of their regular non-cannabis infused food menu. The cafe […]

2020 Democrats Are Ready To Legalize Marijuana

2020 Democrats Are Ready To Legalize Marijuana

In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a huge issue amongst presidential candidates. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally during his campaign, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Fast forward to 2019 and you’ll quickly notice that things have changed. […]

US Government Returns $257,000 To Ex Cops Turned Cannabis Delivery Drivers

US Government Returns $257,000 To Ex Cops Turned Cannabis Delivery Drivers

Two former California Highway Patrol officers who switched gears and became cannabis delivery drivers have reclaimed $257,733 in cash that was seized from them during a traffic stop on Interstate 5 last year, their attorney said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection returned the money back to former CHP officers Rick Barry and Brian Clemann after […]

Massachusetts May Require Marijuana Delivery Drivers To Wear Body Cams

Massachusetts May Require Marijuana Delivery Drivers To Wear Body Cams

Should marijuana delivery drivers be required to wear a body camera? As the Cannabis Control Commission prepares to consider new regulations to govern the state’s cannabis industry, body cameras are emerging as a key point in the debate over licensing delivery-only companies. Until now, the commission has been granting licenses to traditional retail stores, growers and […]

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 […]