Category Archives: california

Seth Rogen Is Launching His Own Cannabis Brand In The U.S., And He’s ‘Never Been More Excited About Anything’

‘I’m Seth Rogen, and if you know anything about me at all, I’m going to assume it’s that I really love weed’. Seth Rogen’s new cannabis company, Houseplant, has been a decade in the making. The actor and his creative partner, Evan Goldberg, are launching their brand in California starting Thursday, March 11. This follows […]

Cannabis Sales In California Reach $4.4 Billion In 2020: ‘Essential’, Edibles, And The Election

As experts release more data from the year 2020, it shows a silver-lining for the cannabis industry despite challenges including federal prohibition amid a pandemic. Sales in California hit $4.4 billion last year, up 57% from the year prior, reports MJBizDaily with data from its Industry Factbook. The sales in Oregon have surpassed $1 billion […]

‘Let’s Talk About A CBD Remedy For Fido,’ Veterinarians In Two States May Now Legally Say To Pet Parents

Earlier this month, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation making her state the second in the nation (after California, in 2019) to legalize veterinarian consultations with pet owners “on the use of marihuana or industrial hemp” in medications. That green light to discuss (though not recommend) CBD medications is a big deal, says Dr. Trina […]

Disabled Army Vet In Madera Needs Medical Marijuana For Pain, But Cannot Easily Get It

As a fully disabled Army veteran, managing my pain is always a challenge. After being medically discharged in 2013 due to a spinal and traumatic brain injury, I’ve experienced three spinal surgeries, three knee surgeries, and countless physical therapy and rehabilitation sessions. Yet my hometown of Madera, where I live with my wife and three […]

Cannabis Cultivators Suffer Devastation as Wildfires Rage in the West

CANNABIS CULTURE – Wildfires are still ravaging the western portion of the United States, where nearly 60 percent of the cannabis industry’s operations are located. This is potentially a crushing blow to smaller cannabis cultivators who don’t have the enormous financial backing of corporations like Cronos Group or GW Pharmaceuticals; but community and grit keep […]

Cannabis According To Tommy Chong: ‘The Only Bad Weed Is No Weed’

Tommy Chong’s Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference debut started after a short, but fitting marijuana delay. “I’m a typical stoner,” the cannabis and comedy icon said Tuesday. “I forgot.” Chong, 82, and his comedy partner of a half-century, Cheech Marin, 74, announced in July that they have struck a deal with Five Point Holdings to open […]