When Olivia Newton-John announced last month that she had been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, she said she planned to fight the disease in part with “natural wellness therapies.”
Kevin Hart had the once in a lifetime opportunity to smoke with Snoop Dogg, in that it felt like it lasted for a lifetime.
Canadian band, the Tragically Hip are hoping to get ahead by a few days, partnering with a Canadian medical marijuana company just before it’s set to go public.
Mother’s Day is a day to express your love and if you don’t have a gift yet, Jimmy Kimmel has this creative idea for those who live in legal marijuana states.
On April 20, 2017, Netflix released a teaser video announcing the Aug. 25 premiere of “Disjointed,” a half-hour comedy about a family-owned cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles.
Under federal law, even legal marijuana is illegal. John Oliver explains why conflicting drug laws pose serious problems.
Stephen Colbert takes on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his strong stance on marijuana on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
When a marijuana shop recently tried to register Marijuanaville, Jimmy Buffett contested the trademark, claiming that it was too close to his own Margaritaville.
Cut Video had a priest, a rabbi, and an atheist smoke weed together.
Award season is coming to an end this month with the 89th Academy Awards airing on Feb. 26, 2017, at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre. Two of this year’s nominated films depict the consequences of drug use in minority communities — a completely different experience than that of some of this year’s nominated actors.
Could cannabis-infused chewing gum be a potential solution for IBS sufferers? The Doctors discuss a new medical trial in the Netherlands with promising results.
With California having both legal medical and recreational marijuana, performers may see more legal green than Grammy gold on awards night. Here’s a rundown of the nominees who love marijuana just as much as they love music.
Andrew Garfield gets deep with Lynn Hirschberg, from praying for a full year to prep for his role in Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” to realizing it really is a small world on a stoned trip to Disneyland.
On Nov. 28, 2016, rapper and entrepreneur Percy Robert Miller, better known as Master P, announced the launch of Master P’s Trees, the rapper’s brand of legal cannabis flowers, edibles and “liquid gold” vape oil.
On Nov. 23, 2016, OrganiGram Holdings Inc. (TSXV:OGI), a licensed producer of medical marijuana in Canada, announced that the company had been chosen by Trailer Park Boys, a Nova Scotia-based Netflix original series, as its exclusive marijuana producer, business partner and brand developer.
As The World of Cannabis takes over Las Vegas next week, Marijuana Investor Summit will hold the Cannabis Industry Awards on the evening of Nov. 15, 2016, at the Rain Nightclub at the Palms Casino Resort.
A strain of marijuana that the iconic singer began developing before his death in April of 2016 is set to hit the market in the coming months.
On Aug. 22, 2016, “Cannabis Moms Club,” a web series created by Quiet Duke, a female comedy troupe, premiered on WhoHaha, Elizabeth Banks’ platform for comediennes.
In Chelsea’s America, money would be used for a “higher” purpose. As in, it would be made of marijuana and you could smoke it. She would also (mostly) replace those dead presidents.
On Aug. 15, 2016, Tweed Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSXV:CGC), is hosting the Front Yard Shindig, a free concert with multiple artists scheduled to perform on Tweed’s front yard in Smith Falls, Ontario.
On July 22, 2016, Mirth Provisions, maker of cannabis-infused beverages in the state of Washington, released what the company is calling “the world’s first-ever cannabis product commercial.”
On July 21, 2016, Willie Nelson announced that Willie’s Reserve, the country singer’s premium cannabis brand, is making its debut at select stores in the state of Washington this month, with Colorado following in August.
Somewhere in the coniferous forests of British Columbia, there’s a compound covered in Bob Marley posters, tiki masks, and more concentrated weed paraphernalia and idolatry than any other place in the world.
High Maintenance tease from Janky Clown Productions on Vimeo.
On May 10, 2016, Dead & Company, a band including surviving members of the Grateful Dead and guitarist John Mayer, performed on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and used the opportunity to advocate for the legalization of marijuana.
On May 5, 2016, Honolulu Civil Beat released an interview with Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, with the comedic duo discussing marijuana legalization and Donald Trump. Cheech and Chong were in Honolulu as a part of their national tour.
Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne will headline a free music festival at Civic Center Park on May 21, 2016, as part of the rescheduled Denver Annual 420 Rally. “On April 16, a significant snowstorm hit Denver and forced us to postpone what was slated to be the largest 420 event in the world,” said Santino Walter, Producer of 420 Rally.
On April 20, 2016, Trollstation, a web-comedy group, released “420 London High Hotbox,” a video that documents the group boarding a pod on the Coca-Cola London Eye, the largest cantilevered observation wheel in the world, and hotboxing it to film a music video during the wheel’s 30-minute rotation.
On April 23, 2016, National Cannabis Festival will celebrate legalization progress in Washington, D.C., at RFK Stadium from 12-8 p.m, with a day full of music, policy, advocacy, education and entrepreneurship.
On Feb. 12, 2016, on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher directed his “New Rules” editorial segment to proponents of marijuana legalization, reminding them that legalization is not guaranteed, even if it is recreationally legal in four states.
On Feb. 1, 2016, TEDx released “Stoners coming out – beyond the marijuana monster myths,” a talk given by writer David Schmader at TEDxRainier, a community-based event licensed by TED, on Nov. 21, 2015, in Seattle, Washington.
Actor, writer and director Kevin Smith, creator of films like “Clerks,” “Mallrats,” and “Dogma,” is no stranger to finding the humor in marijuana and cannabis culture, and has just finished production on “Hollyweed,” a half-hour comedy set in a Los Angeles dispensary. Smith wrote, directed, and stars in the project.
On Jan. 18, 2016, Ghostface Killah, co-founder of the Wu-Tang Clan, released a video to promote Wu-Goo, the rapper’s branded cannabis concentrate available in California.
On March 3, 2016, Zep Again and House of Floyd will share the stage in the Grand Ballroom following The Great Marijuana Debate, moderated by ProCon.org, kicking off the three-day Marijuana Investor Summit in San Francisco.
Chuck Lorre, the big shot co-creator and executive producer behind shows like “Two and a Half Men,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Mike and Molly,” and “Mom,” is apparently shopping around a new multi-camera sitcom set at a Colorado marijuana dispensary, according to Deadline.
In a new, wide-ranging interview with Billboard, Zayn Malik, the “Bradford Bad Boy” who rocked tumblr by quitting pop group One Direction last year, expressed his devotion to sativa.
On Jan. 6, 2016, MassRoots (OTCQB: MSRT) announced that it will be featured in the History channel’s documentary, “The Marijuana Revolution,” premiering on Jan. 11, 2016, at 9 p.m. EST.
Want to find a place to celebrate the New Year with canna-friends, celebrating the new freedoms and greater legalization that 2016 is sure to bring?
Since 1977, fans of “Star Wars” looking to fill their lives with as much branded merchandise as possible have had little trouble doing so, with characters adorning everything from bed sheets to cleaning products. While none of the following strains are officially endorsed or approved by the people behind “Star Wars,” they do exist.
The story seems to have originated with 18karatreggae.com, which quoted the singer of hits like “Umbrella” and “Disturbia” as saying “MaRihanna by Rihanna is truly the first mainstream cannabis brand in the world and proud to be a pioneer … .”
“The Scientist,” released on July 29, 2015, and recently screened in the United States, is a documentary film about one of the most important modern medical pioneers in the field of cannabis research.
Comedian Ron White, best known for being the one guy from the Blue Collar Comedy tour that people who don’t like the Blue Collar Comedy Tour will admit they like, has filed the necessary paperwork to enter the current presidential race as an independent, and widespread legalization of marijuana is one of his chief concerns.
Canadian rhythm and blues star The Weeknd has joined with high-end vaporizer brand PAX to release a product called The Madness Fall Tour Limited Edition PAX, to be sold along with other, more traditional merchandise.
Cincinnati native Nick Lachey has been a musician as part of boy band 98 Degrees, the star of multiple reality shows, a restaurateur, a TV host, and probably some other stuff—and if the citizens of Ohio pass a proposed marijuana legalization bill on Nov. 3, 2015, he’ll be able to add marijuana kingpin to his resume.
In an absolutely revolting and completely surprising turn of events, former One Direction member Zayn Malik is now a burgeoning bad boy, having recently posted two moody, monochrome pictures of himself smoking what appears to be marijuana to his Instagram account.
The Truth Initiative seems peeved to have paid to run two anti-smoking ads during the MTV VMAs on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2015.
In the cannabis market, entrepreneurs also face the challenge of myriad regulations in a quickly changing market. But the cannapreneurial journey itself, win or lose, is being embraced by media companies.
In a new interview with Mojo Magazine, 71-year-old Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards has bravely admitted to using marijuana recreationally.
Susan Sarandon, Jane Fonda, Stevie Nicks, Kelly Clarkson, and Melissa Etheridge are among the famous women who love cannabis and don’t mind saying so. Sarandon responded to a shout out in A$AP Rocky and Action Bronson’s new single “1Train” this week by tweeting the two rappers with an invitation to “blaze one.”
While you may have plans to get through the classics this summer, cannabis industry hopefuls should consider adding these five new books to their summer reading lists.