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Seth Rogen On Fighting Cannabis Stigma And Why Pot Should Be As Accepted As Beer

When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers. “I smoke weed all day and every day and have for 20 years. For me, it’s like glasses or shoes. It’s something I need to navigate my life,” […]

Jay-Z Launches His Very Own Cannabis Line Called Monogram

You could say that Jay-Z is on fire. To be blunt, there’s not much that the Grammy Award-winning billionaire rapper and entrepreneur doesn’t have his hand in. From streaming service founder to music executive to memoir writer, the 50-year-old is adding yet another title to his repertoire. He launched a cannabis line called Monogram Friday. […]

People in Jail for Cannabis While Legal Market Booms is “The Height of Injustice”

CANNABIS CULTURE – “It is really the height of injustice to have individuals still incarcerated in your state on marijuana-related offences at the same time as you have a booming legal cannabis industry,” says Sarah Gersten, executive director for Last Prisoner Project. Sarah Gertsen EXecutive Director of the Last Prisoner Project The Michigan Cannabis Prisoner […]

Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Cannabis Ballot Initiatives

Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota will vote on whether to legalize cannabis. Cannabis reform may be stalled at the federal level, but the number of states that have legalized it in some capacity continues to grow. Heading into the 2020 election, 33 of them and the District of Columbia permit medicinal use. […]

It’s Harvest Time For P.E.I.’s Budding Community Of Cannabis Growers

‘You can grow the best cannabis to its absolute potential and then completely ruin it when you harvest it’. Under a cloudy October sky, freelance photographer Sean Berrigan looks over his crop of organic outdoor cannabis plants while considering when the best time to harvest will be. “There’s a little bit of an issue sometimes […]

Shawn Kemp, Ex-NBA Great, To Open Cannabis Dispensary In Seattle

Ex-hoops star is going green & hopes to ‘inspire’ legal marijuana industry. Shawn Kemp, the former six-time NBA All-Star and three-time All-NBA selection, is set to open a cannabis dispensary in Seattle next week. Kemp, who starred with the Seattle Supersonics from 1989 to 1997 and battled Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls in the 1996 NBA […]

Seven Welland Cannabis Stores Awaiting Approval

There are seven Welland cannabis dispensaries in queue awaiting final approval from the provincial government so that they may open. Their applications are listed as “in progress” on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s website. In Niagara, there six dispensaries authorized to sell THC products — Niagara Herbalist and Corner Cannabis in St. Catharines, […]

Senior Citizen Strongman Finds Relief in Cannabis (And He’s Not the Only One!)

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Older adults are using cannabis as a preventative measure. Case in point,  Mark Burnett (62), strongman from Akron, Ohio, prefers to use CBD for an extra kick to go with his morning vitamins. CBD is subtle in its effects, but Mr. Burnett notices it on days that he has forgotten to take […]

How One Company Found Success In Cannabis By Trading Pesticides For Bugs

Three years ago, Hans Brand had his “eyes opened” to an issue that would change his family and his company. Brand is a co-owner of Autumn Brands, a cannabis grower in Santa Barbara County Calif. As Autumn Brands transitioned from a nonprofit MED collective into the state’s newly legal REC market, Hans said he was […]

You Can Now Legally Buy Medical Marijuana in St. Louis County

A big thing happened over the weekend: A dispensary started selling legal weed in St. Louis County. Medical marijuana patients will no longer have to go to Illinois to get their medicine, they’ll just hop on over to Manchester. N’Bliss (1266 Old Orchard Center, Manchester; 314-627-2499) became the first dispensary to serve a medical marijuana […]