U.S. Territory Legalizes Marijuana

Lawmakers in the U.S. territory, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), have approved a bill that legalizes marijuana. It was an 18-1 vote. Lawrence Duponcheel of Sensible CNMI said in a statement: “The people of the CNMI recognize that the prohibition of marijuana has been terribly misguided and harmful, and our leaders are in touch with […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 10, 2018
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Small marijuana companies cut prices as regulation nears

Weed regulations weeding out smaller firms Starting July 1, marijuana retailers must meet strict safety requirements in order to sell. Because of these approaching regulations, smaller companies that grow in less regulated environments are selling for much cheaper prices. The state policy gave all marijuana sellers a 6-month window to sell their products before being […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 30, 2018
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Are synthetic cannabinoids causing severe bleeding?

Rat poison has been found in synthetic cannabinoids. The use of synthetic cannabinoids has been reported to cause severe bleeding.  As recreational marijuana becomes legalized in more states, the market behind it has become much larger. As such, companies have come up with an alternative good, which is the synthetic cannabinoid. However, some health risks […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • May 1, 2018
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Looking on the Bright Side of Marijuana Legalization

The legalization of marijuana has come a long way in the United States, so much so that it has become a promising source of investment. While 29 states have legalized medicinal marijuana, 9 states have attained legal recreational use with minimal regulations. Unfortunately, it continues to be illegal based on the federal law, which is […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 5, 2018
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Cannabis Company Purchases an Entire Town in Eastern CA

According to an Associated Press report published by Business Insider, cannabis company American Green, Inc. announced Thursday that it is in the process of purchasing the entire town of Nipton, CA, which spans 80 acres and is home to less than two dozen residents, with the intention of turning it into “an energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • August 7, 2017
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Brewbudz’s Weed-Infused Coffee Debuts in Nevada

Nevada residents now have an extra choice to make as they brew their morning joe: cream, sugar, or…marijuana? According to Claire Shaffer of Newsweek, The Silver State has become the first locale to sell Brewbudz’s cannabis-infused, Keurig-ready “coffee pods,” which have been in development for over a year. The coffee pods come in regular as […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • August 2, 2017
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Nevada Marijuana in Short Supply Just Ten Days After Sales Began

In the first three days after Nevada dispensaries began selling marijuana under the state’s new legislation permitting recreational use of the substance, the state’s 47 pot stores pulled in a combined $3 million dollars in revenue. Nobody anticipated the demand. Now, just ten days after marijuana went on sale at midnight on July 1, the supply […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 11, 2017
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DEA Lists All ‘Marihuana’ extracts as Schedule I Drugs

On December 21, the Federal Register included a new item entitled 21 CFR Part 1308, which lists all ‘marihuana’ extracts as Schedule I drugs, including cannabidiol (CBD), which has legitimate, able-to-be-proven medicinal benefits. Oh, and not to mention, it’s NON-psychoactive, so it does NOT get users high. Just to clarify, there are three criteria listed […]
  • Amanda Ede
  • December 20, 2016
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Apple and Google Approve Marijuana User’s “Tinder” App

An new app for “chill people” created by Todd Mitchem called High There! is receiving Apple and Google’s approval. The app is being accessed worldwide on both the Apple store and Google Play connecting fellow cannabis users with each other. Forbes describes it as the “Tinder for marijuana users.” Despite the controversy Mitchem somehow convinced […]
  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • April 16, 2015
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