The New Love Drug?

Marijuana, cannabis, weed, pot, grass, reefer… You name it. The green plant is being talked about enormously now. Especially because cannabis is not described in the media as a brain cell destroying machine anymore. Marijuana is being legalized, one state after the other in the US, and Canada joined the party recently. Let’s not dig into the political or economic …

The IRS is Reportedly Overwhelmed by Cash Payments from Marijuana Businesses

While all other business in the United States pay their federal taxes by check or electronically, state-legal cannabis businesses pay their taxes in a rather old-timey way. The company schedules an in-person appointment with their local IRS office. When the company representative arrives, they’re shown to a secure space where, in front of two IRS agents who never leave the …

Norman Reedus Raising Money for Children Using Medical Cannabis

Norman Reedus, who plays the motorcycle-riding, crossbow-wielding badass Daryl Dixon in AMC’s television series The Walking Dead, is kickstarting his second fundraising drive for children who use medical cannabis. After raising money for pediatric cancer patients with the CannaKids organization in early 2017, Reedus is now collecting donations for another non-profit, Saving Sophie, that works with children and adult cancer and …

Michelle Obama Writes About Smoking Pot in Upcoming Book

Almost a decade after her husband’s memoir Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Michelle Obama wants to tell her own story. Her autobiography Becoming, set to release tomorrow, follows the former first lady’s coming of age tale. In it, she candidly explores her youth. She even includes some aspects many people of her stature would leave …

Colorado Cannabis Grower Wins Lawsuit Against Landowners Over Strong Smell

A Colorado cannabis grower has won a lawsuit brought by neighboring landowners who complained that the cultivation operation had harmed them financially. In the suit filed under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), Hope and Michael Reilly contended that “pungent, foul odors” from the facility had impeded their enjoyment and lowered the value of their adjacent land. Click here to …

Want to Get Paid to Travel and Smoke Weed? Here’s Your Chance

California-based cannabis company Heavy Hitters recently announced what may be the most amazing job opportunity ever. Basically, the company is hiring people to travel around California, attend weed events, and smoketh le herb. And yes, you actually get paid to do it. According to a recent announcement from the company, Heavy Hitters is rolling out a new campaign centered on …

Green Wave: Marijuana Initiatives Go Three for Four in Midterms

The expansion of legal marijuana continued apace in Tuesday’s elections, with medical marijuana initiatives winning in Missouri and Utah and recreational marijuana winning in Michigan. The only loss for weed came in North Dakota, where voters approved medical marijuana two years ago but weren’t ready to take the next step this year. Michigan becomes the 10th state to legalize marijuana …

California: One Year After Cannabis Legalization

It comes as no surprise that since January 1st of this year, California has seen a significant rise in cannabis sales. Within the state, the current $2.7 billion industry is predicted to nearly double by 2020. Part of this has to do with the number of people trying to make a buck off the new market. Within the first six …

The Movement To Legalize Marijuana Is Poised To Make Significant Gains

Four states are considering ballot proposals to legalize marijuana for medical or recreational use in this year’s midterm elections. It has already been a big year for legal weed. In January, California, the largest legal marijuana market in the U.S., opened its first recreational marijuana shops. That same month, Vermont became the ninth state in the nation ― and the …