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Oregon Updates: Gov. Kate Brown Approves Adult Cannabis Recreational Use October 1st

Oregon Updates: Gov. Kate Brown Approves Adult Cannabis Recreational Use October 1st

After long months of drawing up regulation, Gov. Kate Brown finally signed HB 460 into action allowing current, licensed dispensaries to sell cannabis to adults starting October 1st. All adults over the age of 21 are allowed to buy up to a quarter ounce (seven grams) of flower, per purchase. Cannabis products such as: edibles, […]

The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first article in the series can be viewed here,   the second installment can be viewed here and the third part […]

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first installment in the series can be read here. The majority of publicized information, discussion, and research regarding marijuana is […]

Alaskans Will Vote on Cannabis Legalization This November!

Alaskans Will Vote on Cannabis Legalization This November!

Alaska is known as The Last Frontier State and was home to a massive gold rush. It seems appropriate then that Alaskans are going to have the chance to uphold their name and possibly host another rush, of the green variety. At one point, the vote on recreational cannabis legalization was scheduled for August of […]

Illinois Moves Forward with Medical Marijuana Rules

Illinois Moves Forward with Medical Marijuana Rules

Illinois lawmakers have heard the people’s mandate on cannabis and they are actually doing their jobs! Things have been progressing nicely for the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. Rules have been approved and will  be set in place for the state’s medical marijuana program that will allow patients to begin applying for cards this fall. If […]

Arkansas Won’t Have Cannabis on Its 2014 Ballot

Arkansas Won’t Have Cannabis on Its 2014 Ballot

In many states, the beginning of July marks not only a seminal summer celebration but also the cutoff date for signature collection on ballot initiatives. Unfortunately for activists in Arkansas, this year that means accepting a minor loss: they didn’t collect quite enough signatures to make it on the ballot. The medical cannabis program would […]

Legalization Keeps Cannabis Away from Teens

Legalization Keeps Cannabis Away from Teens

In the six months since recreational cannabis was legalized in Colorado, the naysayers have been shouting “what about the children?” Convinced that more young people and teenagers were going to be giving the wacky weed a whirl, prohibitionists have had their panties in a bunch. It probably won’t help them relax, but the rest of […]

High, Colorado: Visiting Denver in the Age of Legal Weed

High, Colorado: Visiting Denver in the Age of Legal Weed

I’ve been reading about it – and writing about it – for a while now: weed is legal in Colorado! But nothing could have truly prepared me for my first visit to Colorado since Adult Use stores have opened. See, I’m a tourist in Denver  – a little business, a little lot of pleasure – […]

Colorado: Fight for Legalization Protections Rages On

Colorado: Fight for Legalization Protections Rages On

News from Colorado Cannabis Patients Alliance: HB1122, a clean-up bill, defines “locked and enclosed” among other things. Passed and already signed by the Governor. *** The Whizzinator Bill (HB-1040) was killed in committee. Essentially it came down to ridiculousness. It started out as a felony, then got dropped to a misdemeanor, then a civil fine. […]