Cannabis In The News

Bill Could Make CA Sanctuary State For Marijuana

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM – California legislators have taken a page from laws establishing sanctuary cities for immigrants to create a measure aimed at protecting marijuana from a federal crackdown. Similar to laws shielding undocumented immigrants, the recently introduced Assembly Bill 1578 would bar cooperation by police in …

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State vs. Federal Pot Laws from John Oliver

NEWSWEEK – You probably didn’t realize it at the time, but on the same night Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, eight of those states passed marijuana legalization measures. With Arkansas, California, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada and North Dakota joining the …

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Luxury Cannabis Line Beboe is Here

  HARPERBAZAAR.COM – The fashion industry has never been one to hide its infatuation with marijuana. Designers like Alexander Wang, Vetements, Jeremy Scott and more have embraced stoner culture in past collections with everything from weed grinder necklaces to pot print motifs. But now, fashion …

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Israel Decriminalizes Marijuana

CNN.COM – In Israel’s divisive political climate, a common cause between right and left has emerged: cannabis. Israel’s Cabinet decriminalized the recreational use of cannabis, or marijuana, at its weekly meeting on Sunday in a move hailed by politicians from across the spectrum. Under the …

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Pot for Pets

KOMONEWS.COM (AP) – Michael Fasman’s 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn’t want to give her painkillers because “they just knock her out.” So the San Francisco resident has turned to an alternative medicine that many …

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Marijuana Industry – Nation’s Next Top Job Creator?

BREITBART.COM – A cannabis industry research and lobbying consultant is using Obama administration Department of Labor research to claim that legally supplying medical and recreational pot will lead American job growth, with a gain of 300,000 jobs over the next three years. Washington DC-based New …

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The “Tesla of Cannabis” is Coming

YAHOO.COM – A marijuana cultivator that’s been called the “Tesla of cannabis” is bringing the industry out of the darkness and into the light — literally. Tantalus Labs, which could start selling product as early as 2018, has wrapped construction on a state-of-the-art cultivation site …

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Northwest Congressmen Lead First Congressional Cannabis Caucus

PORTLANDTRIBUNE.COM – Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer joined fellow congressmen from Alaska, California and Colorado Thursday, Feb. 16, to create the first Congressional Cannabis Caucus. Blumenauer, a Portland Democrat representing the 3rd Congressional District, is the co-chairman of the caucus with U.S. Reps. Dana Rohrabacher of …

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New Marketing Agency for Cannabis

INDEPENDENT.CO.UK –  Cannabis has long been associated with hippies and students. But as marijuana is gradually legalized across the US and other parts of the world, growers and sellers are looking to change its image and attract new clients. Enter Olivia Mannix, the founder and CEO of …

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