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This Weekend’s LA Cannabis Cup Could be Low Point For High Times

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:00:14 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

This Weekend’s LA Cannabis Cup Could be Low Point For High Times: So, get this. High Times was supposed to throw one of their famous Cannabis Cups in the Los Angeles area this weekend to celebrate 420, but now there may not even be any weed there. The storied cannabis competition scheduled for this weekend in San Bernardino, which has been going strong for three decades, had [...]

Michigan, Louisiana Make Moves on Cannabis Licenses

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:00:54 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Michigan, Louisiana Make Moves on Cannabis Licenses: 9 medical marijuana businesses moved toward licensure in Michigan LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators have allowed the first marijuana businesses to start the process toward being licensed to operate in the newly regulated and taxed industry. The Medical Marihuana Licensing Board took the first step Thursday toward qualifying the applications of nine businesses and [...]

Albuquerque Set to Decriminalize Cannabis on 420

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:30:16 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Albuquerque Set to Decriminalize Cannabis on 420: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Possessing marijuana in small amounts will no longer be a crime in Albuquerque starting Friday, the same day as the unofficial 420 weed holiday. A spokesman for Albuquerque City Councilman Pat Davis says the recently passed ordinance decriminalizing pot possession in small amounts takes effect Friday. The ordinance was signed into [...]

NM Candidate For Governor, Jeff Apodaca Calls For Legal Marijuana

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00:10 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

NM Candidate For Governor, Jeff Apodaca Calls For Legal Marijuana: By Susan Montoya Bryan ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Apodaca on Thursday called for the expansion of New Mexico’s medical marijuana program and for legalization of recreational use, saying the poverty-stricken state is missing out on millions of dollars in tax revenues and jobs that could be spurred by the industry. Apodaca [...]

Estonian Province’s Residents Choose Marijuana Leaf as Herald

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:20:34 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Estonian Province’s Residents Choose Marijuana Leaf as Herald: The Estonian borough of Kanepi held a competition in December 2017 and January 2018 to choose a new coat of arms and flag following the incorporation of the Kõlleste and Valgjärv parishes into the Kanepi municipality. A cannabis leaf overwhelmingly won the vote and was approved by the the municipality’s evaluation committee in March 2018. [...]

Louisiana Lawmakers Say Medical Marijuana Rules Are Unfair to Local Pharmacists

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:30:18 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Louisiana Lawmakers Say Medical Marijuana Rules Are Unfair to Local Pharmacists: By Melinda Deslatte BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As Louisiana’s pharmacy board started awarding the licenses to dispense medical cannabis on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, a handful of state lawmakers slammed the process as unfair to small, locally-owned pharmacists. Three Democrats on the House health committee — Reps. Marcus Hunter, Katrina Jackson and Dustin Miller [...]

Advocates, Critics Discuss Cannabis Pros, Cons Ahead of 420

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:00:48 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Advocates, Critics Discuss Cannabis Pros, Cons Ahead of 420: America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday: Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use pot for any reason. Michigan could become the 10th state [...]

The Hague Bans Public Cannabis Smoking in Important City Districts

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:30:27 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

The Hague Bans Public Cannabis Smoking in Important City Districts: While most US states that have legalized recreational cannabis still don’t allow the drug to be consumed in public, the Netherlands has no such ban on public marijuana consumption. Even today, one can light up anywhere tobacco smoking is allowed. But on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, The Hague banned the consumption of cannabis in the [...]

Canada Debates Law to Determine How and When Motorists Are Too High to Drive

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:30:32 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Canada Debates Law to Determine How and When Motorists Are Too High to Drive: Witnessing Bill C-45, Canada’s cannabis legalization law, trickle through Parliament was like watching a candy bar slowly being released from an old vending machine. The coil holding the treat never moves fast enough — and you cross your fingers that it doesn’t get stuck on the way down. As Canadians gaze at the piece of [...]

Strain Review: Uncrustables

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:20:52 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Strain Review: Uncrustables: Cannabis consumers come in many forms, so we’ve included multiple points of view in our strain reviews. Our longtime reviewers Monterey Bud and Duke London join Managing Editor Lesley Nickus and Marijuana.com multimedia coordinator Allena Braithwaite. Today, they’ll be reviewing Uncrustables by Golden State Cultivators. Test results were not submitted with this sample. Monterey Bud [...]