California just released new rules for legal marijuana that will take effect January 1, 2018.
In this scene from WEEDIQUETTE, Krishna meets with former illicity cannabis farmer Juan Bastilla to learn about the violence that occurred in Colombia when FARC and the government were against one another.
Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN 9th District) questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on America’s marijuana laws and Session’s infamous quote “good people don’t smoke marijuana.”
Who can operate a marijuana business may include felons if an equity program is approved by the Sacramento City Council.
Marijuana use for medicinal purposes is legal in 29 U.S. states, yet the UK government has said it has no plans to legalise the drug. Joining Good Morning Britain to give their opinion on the ongoing debate is Bobby George, former professional darts player, and Linda Robson, Loose Women panellist.
In this scene from BONG APPÉTIT, Abdullah talks to Ed Weidenfeld (and his son Nick) about how his Parkinson’s Disease led to him getting into cannabis cultivation.
Some San Francisco residents are all for the new recreational cannabis industry, but others are saying ‘not in my backyard’.
Colorado cannabis companies have found it is hard for them to be charitable. Nonprofits often turn away pot profits for fear of losing federal grant money.
Over the years, there’s been a lot of back and forth on whether or not weed affects your sex drive. So is weed really bad for your sex life?
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation to legalize recreational marijuana throughout the country, which plans to be in effect on Canada Day (July 1) 2018. Now, many experts have predictions for the Canadian marijuana economy as a result of the cannabis industry becoming legal.
In this scene from WEEDIQUETTE, we talk to Camille Browne, an individual claiming to have entered a psychotic state when she was 19, killing Reverend Browning. Could this be because of weed?
Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley is notorious for its highly lucrative cannabis industry. However, in recent years the illicit cannabis trade has suffered due to the war in neighbouring Syria. As a result, some are now turning to another crop for better income.
Paul Pierce and Tracy McGrady join The Jump, along with NBA analyst Amin Elhassan, and weigh in on medical marijuana in the NBA.
All Greens Dispensary on 99th Avenue and Bell Road will activate the first marijuana drive-thru window in Arizona on Friday now that it has approval from the state.
Retired NBA player Al Harrington takes us behind the doors of his cannabis extract company, then sits down with former NBA commissioner David Stern to discuss marijuana reformation for medical purposes within the league.
Knowledge Keiretsu caught up with professional investors Sturges Karban and Urban Smedeby, MJIC, Inc., a Los Angeles-based full-service cannabis company, to get their thoughts on navigating the opportunities and challenges of investing in the legal cannabis market.
Even though the federal government banned cannabis later, individual states began restricting the sale, consumption, and cultivation of cannabis as early as 1911 by introducing some of the first marijuana laws on the books.
Marijuana in Hawaii has a that dates back to 1842, when it was first featured in the island newspaper Ka Nonanona. The newspaper referred to the drug as “pakalolo”, which is the Hawaiian word for “numbing tobacco”. Advertisements for medical marijuana continued to appear in the newspaper until the state coordinated a program to destroy “pakalolo”, because Hawaii received more money from the federal government than any other state to seize all marijuana.
Cheryl Shuman has run the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club for more than two decades, serving high-grade strands to A-list celebrities and throwing exclusive pot parties for the Hollywood elite. VICE met up with the self-made cannabis queen to tour her extensive weed farm, see how she runs her business, and hear how the drug helped her fight cancer.
On her show, Ellen DeGeneres answered the question that marijuana enthusiasts have been dying to know – does she smoke weed?
I had a chance to interview one of the cannabis industry movers, someone who has been involved in this industry for quite some time. She has co-founded several companies, had her hands in all different kinds of areas during these start-ups and finally through all of that has found her one true passion in the cannabis world. She is an cannapreneur that radiates energy and excitement!
A Michigan college is believed to be the first in the nation to offer up a marijuana-based undergraduate curriculum. If you’re ready for a joke about “Pot University” or class times at 4:20 p.m. you’re likely not the caliber of student cut out for the classes — as the professors linked to the program at Northern Michigan University explain: this is a tough course load.
In this C-SPAN video watch Rona Kobell on the Resurgence of Hemp Industry. Kobell discussed her piece in October’s Reason Magazine, which looked at the return of the hemp industry in Kentucky.
FREDERICK, Maryland — It’s been years in the making but cultivators and dispensaries for medical marijuana are now in the final stages of preparing for the start of business later this year.
Arkansas has certainly been focusing on victimless marijuana offenses since it first banned the drug in 1923, though the state has allowed medical marijuana since 2016. Voters approved the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, which allows ill patients to use and safely obtain medical marijuana in Arkansas with a doctor’s approval. Now, the state legislature is implementing changes to the medical marijuana laws to improve the program.
With weed legalization on the horizon, dozens of grey-market dispensaries remain open in Toronto. VICE offers a glimpse into the violent cannabis dispensary robberies that are creating a rift between shop owners and police.
Medical pot has been legal in Minnesota for more than two years, treating thousands of people and the panel in charge of overseeing the program will consider adding new conditions and diseases to the list.
‘Disjointed’ star Kathy Bates promises Stephen Colbert that she’s not high right now on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Medical marijuana legalization has a huge effect on the pharmaceutical industry, “Big Pharma”, because marijuana can and has replaced a number of pharmaceutical drugs.
California’s cash crop is sprouting a new kind of green: “cannabis careers.”
You could call it a true grassroots movement: petition circulators not trying to legalize hemp and marijuana, but to start up a new third Nebraska political party.
Medical marijuana is legal now in 29 states and Washington D.C., but there is still a lot of confusion around the medicine, especially regarding the medical marijuana prescription. Marijuana treats a number of illnesses and pain, but in order to treat and access medical marijuana, patients are required to have a medical marijuana card.
BC Bud Tour takes us on a journey through Canada’s pacific jewel with a cast of characters that make up the true cannabis culture of the city. In this episode, VICE’s weed expert Damian Abraham and Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! smoke their way through Vancouver’s weed scene while discussing touring, music, and how high they can possibly get.
There’s new scrutiny over medical marijuana dispensaries in Sacramento. A city audit found widespread trouble, including concern over pot shops’ possible unreported cash transactions and the possible hit to city tax revenue.
Sales of marijuana oil cartridges used for vaping soared 400 percent between 2015 and 2016. But is marijuana vaping a safe trend?
During the World Wars, hemp was considered a national necessity in the United States, so much that some even consider it a cash crop. Wisconsin was the second largest hemp producer during this time, right behind Kentucky. The history of marijuana in Wisconsin dates back as early as 1908, when hemp was grown experimentally.
Two months ago Uruguay became the world’s first country to legalise the production and sale of marijuana throughout the entire country. Now, Uruguay’s legal marijuana businesses are facing major challenges from banks throughout the country.
What is the difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana? Watch this video from Dr. Oz to find the answer to this question and others.
Is marijuana unhealthy? In this video, Mic. the Vegan reviews over 20 studies on the topic to determine which myths and claims about marijuana’s harms and benefits are valid.
Dan Bilzerian outlines his plans for big business within the marijuana industry, including establishing the first trustworthy brand and alternative marketing tactics.
Reverend Al Sharpton is an American civil rights activist, minister, former White House advisor, and talk show host. Now, Sharpton is also speaking up and fighting for marijuana legalization and decriminalization.
National medical marijuana legal expert Brian Vicente, who is working with Arkansas Medicinal Source, highlights what to expect next in Arkansas medical marijuana.
Northern California counties are on the front lines of cannabis regulation. In this video, County Supervisors from in and around the area share their best advice on how to move forward in regulating this newly legal industry. Cannabis growers also weigh in on the importance of collaboration and working with local government to craft an ordinance that works for everyone.
With recreational marijuana set to become legal in California in just a few months, this year’s Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo was bigger than ever.
CBD—a purified weed extract that won’t get you stoned—is used to treat everything from breast cancer to stress relief, epilepsy to aching joints. VICE met up with David Bonvillain, who runs the CBD company Elite Botanicals, for an inside scoop on the extract’s “limitless future.”
Olivia Newton-John opens up about her second bout with cancer in a new interview with Australia’s “60 Minutes,” saying that at one point she couldn’t walk. The singer even admits that she used medical marijuana as treatment to ease the pain.
When it comes to edibles, ovens and crock pots cook cannabis pretty inconsistently, wasting weed and lowering the quality. With this in mind, entrepreneur Shanel Lindsay created her own science-savvy device that perfectly cooks pot every time you use it, leaving you ready to sprinkle it on your favorite foods in just one hour.
Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, so it isn’t particularly known for its marijuana, but the plant has a history with the state dating back when hemp production was common. Hemp became a cash crop in the state but by 1957, the federal government banned hemp production completely. Many marijuana supporters are fighting to make the law more inclusive and hopefully, to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota.
The booming marijuana business has grown to new heights in states where it is legal, thanks to edible editions. But the new ways people are consuming cannabis are also raising some warning flags.
Flow Kana is a cannabis distributor that promotes the sale of organic and sustainable marijuana. With recreational marijuana sales beginning next year in California, the company wants to help boost local farm-grown plants over commercial warehouse operations.