For those hoping to get in on the cannabis stock game, a Canadian company has gotten approval to start trading on the NASDAQ. It’s the U.S. Stock Exchange’s first listed marijuana company, according to VICE.
California City Police Continue Marijuana Crackdown
Police in California City are continuing to crack down on illegal marijuana grows in the city; in total, over 21,000 plants have been seized.
CPAC 2018 Debate: Pot or Not?
Take a look this debate from this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Is legalizing marijuana a smart move for the states?
New Hampshire Medical Marijuana Program Growing as Conditions Expand
In the nearly two years since medical marijuana dispensaries first opened in New Hampshire, the program has grown significantly, and the list of qualifying conditions is expanding.
Highly Anticipated Cannabis Festival in Yolo County Canceled
A Yolo County cannabis festival was abruptly canceled after months of planning and preparation. The organizers needed the county Sheriff’s department to sign off on the event, but it refused.
Bill to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Reigniting Debate in Maryland
The debate to legalize recreational marijuana is gaining momentum across Maryland, but some are urging lawmakers to slow down the process.
Ohio Doctors Deciding Whether to Seek Medical Marijuana Certification
Ohio doctors are weighing whether to get state certification to write prescriptions for potential medical marijuana patients.
Doubts Raised Over Marijuana’s Medical Benefits
A new medical marijuana guideline developed by Edmonton researchers warns family doctors that the risks may outweigh the benefits for the vast majority of patients. The guideline, published Thursday in the Canadian Family Physician journal, suggests the benefits of medical cannabis may be overstated, and research on its medicinal properties is sorely lacking.
Medical Marijuana and Money Laundering
Medical marijuana may be legal in many states, but federally, it is still illegal. This means that banks run the risk of being charged with money laundering or other crimes for working with what the federal government considers an illicit activity. This creates a precarious situation where billions of dollars of state-licensed marijuana profits are handled almost exclusively in cash. What are the laws the set up this framework? What problems does this create? What is the solution?
San Diego County District Attorneys Work to Overturn Marijuana Convictions
The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and defense attorneys are working to dismiss or reduce thousands of marijuana convictions.
Lawmakers Threaten DOH Funding After Medical Marijuana Delays in Florida
Dr. Ahmed El-Haddad with Mari J MD Medical Marijuana says the rollout here in Florida has worked in some respects. It’s a system he says that still has a lot of room for improvement.
Could the Netherlands Become the First EU Country to Legalize Cannabis?
Marijuana has only been legalized in some U.S. states. Could the Netherlands follow this lead and become the first E.U. country to legalize cannabis?
“Ganja Yoga” Class Mixes Mindfulness and Marijuana
As more states make it legal to light up, marijuana use is becoming more open and some people are even adding pot to their yoga routines.
Marijuana Drive-Thru: Could New Jersey Be Next?
A Colorado dispensary opened the first marijuana drive-thru of its kind. Could New Jersey be next if recreational cannabis becomes legal?
Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in Georgia
The chances that Georgia will legalize recreation marijuana is slim, but the bill’s lawmaker sponsor said support is growing.
State Lawmakers Push for Bill to Legalize Marijuana Delivery
A bill before the Colorado State Legislature would allow legalized delivery of marijuana. State Rep. Jonathan Singer and others are behind the push to make delivery of pot in Colorado legal.
Legal Weed: Politicians and Police Cashing in on New Industry
Who gets to profit from Canada’s booming weed industry? Researchers at The Weekly found that nearly 40 former politicians and police officers are involved in medicinal marijuana companies, set to make retail sales as soon as it becomes legal.
Vermont Colleges and Universities Ban Marijuana
Vermont Colleges and universities will not be changing their marijuana policies, despite the recent bill passage to legalize the drug.
How Can You Tell the Difference Between Edible Marijuana Treats and Actual Candy?
A local marijuana dispensary — not connected to the recent elementary school incident — broke down how to tell if candy if laced with THC.
Kathy Bates on CONAN: ‘You Don’t Have to Get Wacked’ on Weed
Now that marijuana is legal for recreational use in California, Kathy Bates has some advice on partaking responsibly.
Marijuana Businesses Are Legal — But Near Impossible to Open in San Diego
San Diego now has 13 stores with licenses to sell recreational and medical marijuana. That’s more than most cities in California. But it’s nowhere near what some say is necessary to meet the city’s demand for marijuana.
VICE: Hunting For A Rare Congolese Weed Strain With “The Kings of Cannabis”
Over the past 20 years, Franco Loja and Arjan Roskam, known as the “Kings of Cannabis,” have made millions of dollars scouring the world for unique strains of weed to breed and then sell.
As Oklahoma Nears Medical Marijuana Vote, Some Already Using CBD Oil
Soon, Oklahomans will vote on legalizing medical marijuana, but many are already finding relief with CBD oil.
Marijuana Sales Prompt New Business for Tech Firms
This month California became the largest U.S. state to sell recreational marijuana. As sellers pop up all over America, business opportunities are also developing.
Florida tech firm Spring Big builds customer loyalty program software for pot shops, many in California.
Weed Wars: California County Fights Illegal Marijuana
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced prosecutors are prepared to challenge states that have legalised cannabis. But in some, like California, the battle over its production is raging on.
The Doctors: Are Seniors Substituting Marijuana for Opioids?
Seniors are consuming more marijuana to help manage their pain. Could medical marijuana help some people replace their opioid prescriptions?
Weed Strains: Marijuana Marketing – Spin or Science?
When it comes to cannabis, there are a wide variety of weed strains to choose from — but is it all marketing spin or is there actual science behind the development of each strain? With the legalization of recreational marijuana on the horizon, it will be important for people to know what’s in their weed.
Netflix: Disjointed | Gridiron Cannabis Coalition PSA
Former football players ( Gridiron Cannabis Coalition) ban together in support of legal marijuana on Disjointed Part 2, now streaming on Netflix.
El Paso County DA: Recreational Marijuana Causing Crime Increase in CO
El Paso County District Attorney Dan May talks about the impact of legalized recreational marijuana in the state of Colorado.
What the Research Says About the Health Benefits and Risks of Marijuana
A landmark federal report released in 2017 outlined what’s known about the potential health benefits and risks of marijuana use.
NJ Marijuana Debate Grows Ahead of Phil Murphy’s Inauguration
Phil Murphy will be sworn-in as governor of New Jersey on Tuesday, and some supporters have urged he drops his plan to legalize marijuana.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Guillermo Live at a Legal Pot Shop in West Hollywood
As of January 1st it is legal to sell and buy cannabis for recreational use here in the state of California. There is a lot of curiosity about it, so we sent Guillermo out on a mission to a store called ‘MedMen’ in West Hollywood to get all the details.
10 Legal Substances More Dangerous Than Marijuana
Buzzfeed breaks down all of the legal substances that are more dangerous than marijuana, which is still classified as a Schedule I drug.
Colorado’s Senator Cory Gardner to Confront AG Jeff Sessions on Marijuana
Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner will meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss marijuana enforcement policy.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Meryl Streep’s Son Gave Her Marijuana Cream
Jimmy asks Meryl Streep if she enjoys marijuana, Meryl talks about an interesting cream that her son gave her for Christmas, and Guillermo gets something for her at the pot shop.
What’s Next for Marijuana Industry After Recent Crackdown?
The national movement to legalize marijuana took a big step forward this week – and a big step back. California became the largest state in the nation to permit recreational pot use, but on Thursday Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded Obama-era guidelines meant to limit federal prosecutions. Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss why this situation is so confusing and what this means for business owners in the burgeoning marijuana industry.
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana
Jimmy Kimmel has an interesting theory about why Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to get rid of a policy from the Obama administration that discouraged federal prosecutors from pursuing charges against the sale of marijuana in states where the sale of marijuana is legal.
TEDx Talks: Surprising Truths About Legalizing Cannabis
In 2012, Colorado legalized cannabis and kickstarted a multibillion dollar industry with every product imaginable — brownies, gummy bears, granola bars, even lube! But to say that we’ve “legalized cannabis” is mistaken — we’ve commercialized THC. In this fascinating talk, expert Ben Cort examines the impacts of this growing new industry on everything from policing & arrest rates to LGBTQ issues.
Pot’s Pesticide: Will California Weed Growers Survive Legal Marijuana?
When California’s regulators scrambled to make rules for the state’s new legal market, one issue was near the top of their list: How to deal with pot’s pesticide problem.
Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin in California
Dozens of retailers in California have been licensed to begin selling recreational marijuana on New Year’s Day. Emily Dufton, author of “Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America,” joined CBSN to discuss whether we’ll see other states follow suit.
The Profit: CNBC’s Rare Look At America’s Marijuana Capital
The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis goes to California for a rare look at the place many consider the marijuana capital of America.
Dierdre from Grandmas Smoking Weed for the First Time
Catch up with Dierdre, one of the three grandmas who went viral three years ago after smoking marijuana for the the first time.
20 South Carolina Farmers Selected to Grow Hemp for Research Pilot Program
Out of 131 applicants, only 20 South Carolina farmers have been selected to grow hemp for the state’s research pilot program.
The History of Marijuana in Germany
The history of marijuana in Germany dates back to the Late Stone Age, when cannabis seeds were planted at least 7,500 years ago in Thuringia.
California Tax Help for Cannabis Industry Retailers
A video for California retail businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help retailers learn about their tax responsibilities.
California Tax Help for Cannabis Industry Distributors
A video for California distribution businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help distributors learn about their tax responsibilities.
California Tax Help for the Cannabis Cultivator or Manufacturer
A video for California cultivation and manufacturing businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help cultivators and manufacturers learn about their tax responsibilities.
Recreational Marijuana Entrepreneurs Attend Oakland Cannabis Summit
Phil Matier reports on Alameda County officials and business people sorting out rules of recreational marijuana sales at summit.
Most Expensive Marijuana Meal with 2 Chainz, Hannibal Buress and Tommy Chong
In this scene from MOST EXPENSIVEST, 2 Chainz, Hannibal Burress, and Tommy Chong savor the most expensive marijuana meal including juices, mac and cheese, and chicken wings.
VICE: Getting Stoned With Senior Citizens in Seattle
Senior citizens are the fastest growing demographic of marijuana users in the country, and they’re finding more ways to use it than ever before.