So THAT’S Why Marijuana Gives You The Munchies

There’s a reason Ben & Jerry’s sells a “Euphori-Lock” that protects you from opening your pint of ice cream without entering a combination. Weed inspires a voracious hunger that’s nearly impossible to suppress. It’s because marijuana plays a number of games on your brain and your gut, all adding up to the perfect storm of unstoppable munchies. It’s about time we …

Trump Cuts the Legs Out from Under Sessions’ War on Weed

President Trump last week signaled a dramatic turnaround in administration marijuana policy, telling Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner that the Justice Department would not go after state-legal marijuana in Colorado and that he would support moves to address the contradiction between legal marijuana states and federal pot prohibition. That puts Trump in line with his own campaign statements that marijuana …

John Boehner was a longtime opponent of marijuana reform. Here’s what changed his mind.

John A. Boehner, the former Republican speaker of the House who once said he was “unalterably opposed” to decriminalizing marijuana laws, has joined a board of directors for a cannabis company with an eye on rolling back federal regulations. The former Ohio congressman has been appointed to the board of advisers of Acreage Holdings, invoking the need for veterans to access the drug legally to explain his change of heart, Boehner said in a …

This Profession Smokes the Most Weed — See Where Yours Ranks

So apparently people who work in media smoke a lot of weed… Cough. Puff. No comment. But we’re not the profession most likely to light up. A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranked Colorado occupations by how much their workers use marijuana, which was legalized in the state in 2012 and became available for purchase two years …

Mississippi Police Chief Gets Caught Smoking Weed

The man who described himself on video as “the only chief of police in Lumberton that likes to smoke weed” is now out of a job after that video, which indeed shows him admittedly smoking marijuana, was shown on a local television station. Lumberton, Mississippi, Police Chief Shane Flynt had been suspended after the video emerged, and on Tuesday, the …

4 Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second-Class Citizen

Marijuana is now legal in nine states constituting about one-fifth of the U.S. population, and medical marijuana is recognized in a total of 29 states. That means people in those states can possess and use marijuana without fear of criminal prosecutions (if they have a doctor’s recommendation in the medical marijuana-only states). But even in legal marijuana states, pot smokers …

Boehner’s bombshell weed reversal a big boost for marijuana

The pot industry panicked when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ended the government’s hands-off policy on weed. Today, it can breathe a bit easier as former Republican House Speaker John Boehner joins the advisory board of U.S. cannabis producer Acreage Holdings. The pot industry panicked when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ended the government’s hands-off policy on weed. Today, it …

9 Prominent Women in The Legalization Movement

The marijuana industry is one of fastest growing sectors in the country. Not only is it set to create 300,000 jobs by 2020, but the marijuana industry also has potential to become one of the first major industries that equally represents women. From doctors to inventors, lawyers to activists, here are nine prominent women in the legalization movement. Click here …

The 7 Best Things To Do On 4/20

Ahh, 4/20. Just a few weeks away. For any cannabis smoker—casual or not—the unofficial holiday is sure to put smiles on faces. Mostly, because everyone is zooted out of their minds. But for true, hardcore stoners, 4/20 is more like a second birthday. With the landscape of the cannabis industry rapidly changing, there’s more and more cool stuff one can …

7 Things You Can Do To Help Legalize Marijuana

What are some things you can do to help legalize marijuana? The legalization of cannabis has come a long way in the last six years. Currently, there are nine states in which recreational marijuana use is legal. These states have proven the benefits of legalization with money being made and jobs being created by this new industry. With the majority of …