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 …

There Is an ‘Elegant Way’ to End Global Marijuana Prohibition

Uruguay legalized marijuana in 2013. Canada legalized it last week. In doing so, both countries put themselves in violation of the UN anti-drug treaties that are the legal backbone of global drug prohibition. Not much happened. That’s because those treaties are toothless; they have no effective enforcement mechanisms. The global anti-drug bureaucrats at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the …

Two New Polls Suggest Pot Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered

Two of the country’s top polling organizations have released surveys this month showing support for marijuana legalization continues to increase and is now at record highs. A Gallup poll released Monday had support at 69 percent, while a Pew Research Center poll released two weeks earlier had support at 62 percent. The Gallup figure is up two points over last year, while …

Utah State Senator Tries Cannabis Ahead of Vote on Medical Marijuana Initiative

A Utah state senator decided to try cannabis before the state’s upcoming vote on a medical marijuana initiative and a legislative special session on the subject. Sen. Jim Dabakis, a Democrat from Salt Lake City, drove to a Las Vegas dispensary for the experience. Dabakis made it clear in a video that he posted to Facebook that he was trying cannabis …

Poll Shows Support for Marijuana Legalization at All-Time High

Popular support for marijuana legalization continues to climb. Now, the newest numbers are in. And once again, these stats reveal that more and more people are on board with legalization. In fact, the latest numbers show more support for legal cannabis than ever before. The numbers come from the newest Gallup poll on the question of legalization. The group has …