An Ode to CBD Dabs

Whenever someone’s curious to try cannabis for the first time, I make what many people consider a strange, even stupid suggestion: Try dabbing. I know, I know. Dabbing can be intimidating. In most cases, it means using a blowtorch to essentially freebase concentrated cannabis. High Times once said that the techniques involved “bear an eerie [...]

What To Know About Recreational Marijuana Sales in Massachusetts

July 1, a fated day in Massachusetts for advocates of recreational marijuana, came and went. The first day that stores were allowed to sell nonmedical cannabis passed without so much as a joint sold. No retailers had been licensed, and July 1 turned out much like any other day since December 15, 2016, when it became [...]

Illinois lawmakers vote to let kids take medical marijuana in school

The Illinois Senate’s overwhelming vote to allow sick students to take medical marijuana in school sends the proposal to Gov. Bruce Rauner for a decision on its fate. The state Senate voted 50-2 to allow students who qualify for medical marijuana to consume it on school premises, as long as they don’t smoke it and school officials agree that it [...]

Seattle seeks to abolish hundreds of pot convictions in light of legal marijuana

Seattle prosecutors are seeking to abolish more than 540 convictions against people caught carrying small amounts of pot in the city. A municipal judge is reviewing the convictions with an eye toward clearing offenders' criminal records, which advocates say have limited their job and housing opportunities. The 542 people were convicted prior to 2010, when city [...]

Trading wine for weed? Experts say trend likely to accelerate thanks to legal pot

DENVER — Would you trade your wine for weed? Legal pot may reshape wine sales across the country as professionals, particularly women seeking to cut calories, set down their wine glasses and switch to cannabis, concludes a new analysis by one of Europe's biggest banks. Conventional wisdom has long held that brewers have the most [...]

Come aboard the cannabus: More seniors taking trips to get weed

An 86-year-old man in a bright yellow sweatshirt and matching baseball cap grips his walker tightly. He stands near the door of a large bus, the charter name American stretching over his shoulder. He greets neighbors and trades jokes with an official-looking woman, clipboard at the ready, checking people in as they board. They spot [...]

How to pick a good weed grinder

Using a good weed grinder is a necessity that saves you stress, money and your precious dry herb. A good grind makes your stash last longer and is easier on your device than trying to smoke or vape an entire nug. Grinding increases the flower’s surface area, making for a consistently smooth and efficient burn. [...]

Metrics point to weed substituting for booze in marijuana states

According to Yahoo! Finance, medical marijuana is one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries, right up there with construction, financial institutions and cryptocurrencies. BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based company that provides marijuana market data and analysis, reported a nationwide total of nearly $10 billion in sales. And remember, that data doesn’t include California’s recreational marijuana sales, which [...]

The State-by-State Guide to Weed in America

Are there dispensaries on every block – or could smoking a joint land you in jail? A toke might make things feel a little simpler, but there's no denying that marijuana laws are downright complicated. While marijuana is legal for recreational use in nine states and the District of Columbia, that could mean anything from dispensaries [...]

5 Ways To Promote Your Cannabis Business Via Influence Marketing

5 Ways To Promote Your Cannabis Business Via Influence Marketing Did you know that one of the most essential aspects of successful cannabis brands is influence marketing?   A recent study revealed that marketing induced from consumer word of mouth can generate twice the amount of sales that paid advertising does.   Unfair Restrictions Due [...]
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