The nomination of Jeff Sessions as Donald Trump’s attorney general has certainly, for very good reasons, gotten the attention of the cannabis community and industry. Various leading marijuana reform organizations have taken a variety of tactics with the Drug Policy…continue reading MPP: Jeff Sessions Did NOT Commit to Vigorously Enforcing Prohibition
Our nation’s medical marijuana laws started changing rapidly following the passage of Proposition 215 in California in 1996. Medicinal cannabis initiatives were then passed in Oregon and Washington State in 1998 and have spread across the nation. Now we have…continue reading Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in South Carolina
When Angelenos woke up on New Year’s Day 2017 this Sunday, they were greeted with a slight alteration of a major symbol of their local identity. The iconic “Hollywood” sign had been changed to read “Hollyweed” instead. Local celebrities were…continue reading Will Hollyweed Become Cannabis Capital, USA?
‘Tis the season for giving and good deeds, so it is great to see generosity in all forms, but not many things warm the heart more than people and businesses doing good things for our military veterans. Those that serve…continue reading Canna Care Docs Certifying Vets for Free in Chandler, Arizona
With a population of 80.6 million and nearly 140k square miles, the country of Germany is roughly 85% the size of California, and contains over double the population. As medical cannabis laws across Europe become liberalized and attitudes toward adult…continue reading Germany on the Verge of Becoming a Marijuana Powerhouse
If there are two things president-elect Donald Trump loves more than anything else, it’s fame and money. Trump’s international recognition a flashy billionaire is undisputed. Despite the obvious thrill he gets from antagonizing opponents, the truth is the Donald wants…continue reading Why Donald Trump Is Destined to Become the Pot President
Despite claims of Russian meddling with the election and the fact that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes, more than 270 Electoral College members voted for Donald Trump, paving the way for the 2016 presidential…continue reading Electoral College Votes Donald Trump, Cannabis Community be Vigilant
With the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) making its first appearance in Berlin in April, it is good for attendees to get up-to-date on the latest cannabis developments in Germany. Like many places across the world, marijuana is moving more…continue reading The More You Know: Germany and Marijuana
Perhaps no nation has suffered from the Drug War as much as Mexico. Our southern neighbor, thrown into political and cultural turmoil by drug cartels, is certainly in the conversation of experiencing the most havok from the War on Drugs.…continue reading Mexico One Step Closer to Legalizing Medical Cannabis
As the October 1st deadline for new cannabis testing regulations was bearing down upon the Oregon cannabis industry, a coalition of Oregon industry advocates sought a reprieve, warned legislators, policymakers and regulators about the damage the new requirements would cause…continue reading Will New Oregon Cannabis Testing Standards Save the Industry?