Cannabis In The News

Fridge-Sized Device That Grows Marijuana

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM – A Los Angeles entrepreneur could make a lot of green with his new invention: A refrigerator-sized device that grows pot. Yoni Ofir says his Leaf machine is made for people who have no clue how to cultivate marijuana. “We wanted to create something …

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America’s First Cannabis College

USATODAY.COM – As marijuana continues to be legalized in increasing capacities across America, Oaksterdam University in Oakland, Calif. has a question: Do you take us seriously yet? Founded in 2007 by medical marijuana activist Richard Lee, Oaksterdam University is an unaccredited trade school that describes …

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Oregon Lawmakers Pass Bill Protecting Consumers’ Identities

REUTERS.COM – Oregon lawmakers sought on Monday to protect buyers of marijuana from possible penalties under federal law, approving a bill to ban sellers of the drug for recreational use from keeping information on their customers. More than two dozen U.S. states have legalized some …

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Why There Are So Many Different Names for Marijuana

TIME.COM – There are at least 1,200 slang terms related to marijuana — or cannabis or hashish or weed or pot or, as some say, asparagus. And there are hundreds more to describe one’s state of intoxication after imbibing the drug, according to slang scholar …

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Canada to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

BBC.COM –  Recreational marijuana use could be legal in Canada by 1 July 2018 under coming legislation, according to reports. The federal government will table legislation to legalize marijuana by April, public broadcaster CBC is reporting. Sources told the CBC that members of the governing …

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Cannabis Beauty Products

NYUNEWS.COM – Beauty brands use all kinds of gimmicks to get consumers to buy their products, but now they’re trying something new — cannabis. The beauty industry is changing the meaning of pothead as consumers get hooked on the benefits of cannabis products. They are …

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Washington Could Allow Medical Marijuana in Schools

KOIN.COM – House Bill 1060 would permit a parent or guardian to privately administer medical marijuana to a child while at school. Washington state lawmakers are considering joining three other states to allow students to use marijuana in school for medical purposes. House Bill 1060 …

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