Category Archives: United States

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis To Provide A Second Chance, Reform Criminal Justice System

Earlier this year, House Bill 2050 was introduced – a measure to allow for the legal sale of adult-use cannabis through a permitting structure for growers, processors, and dispensaries. There are several great components contained in this bill, including provisions to help our youth, support affordable housing, and provide resources to help minority and women-owned […]

Jim Belushi And Dan Aykroyd Make ‘Blue Brothers’ Appearance At Dispensary

If you ever wanted to meet The Blues Brothers while getting cannabis from your local dispensary, it’s your lucky day. Jim Belushi, founder of Belushi’s Farm, and comedian and actor Dan Aykroyd, as well as former Broncos player and author Ray Crockett, will be in attendance for The Green Solution’s 10th anniversary celebration. The Green […]

First medical cannabis dispensary to open in Virginia

The first medical cannabis dispensary is set to open in Virginia on Saturday. Dharma Pharmaceuticals will open in Bristol at 9 a.m. to registered patients on Oct. 17. Patients who plan on attending the grand opening will need to make an appointment by calling 833-434-2762. “Dharma will provide patients the opportunity to meet with a […]

Blue Apron It Ain’t — These Marijuana Meal Kits Get You High

Amid pandemic, Boston-based Dinner at Mary’s pivots to DIY cannabis edibles. At first, quarantine cooking was kind of fun. We snapped up vintage stand mixers, flirted with different grocery delivery services, obsessively reverse-engineered our favorite fast food dishes, and flooded social media with pictures of our sourdough successes and focaccia fails. But seven months after […]

After Long Wait, Mainers Revel In First Day Of Recreational Pot Sales

Long lines formed outside some of the 6 stores that opened Friday, and the limited supply and high prices didn’t dampen the spirits of those who turned out to celebrate the freedom to buy marijuana legally. After a four-year wait, Mainers can finally buy legal marijuana for the sole purpose of getting high. That is […]

First Recreational Cannabis Business Opens in Naperville

Recreational cannabis officially became for sale Thursday in Naperville with the grand opening of the city’s first adult-use cannabis dispensary. The former 3C Compassionate Care Center, located at 1700 Quincy Ave., has been rebranded as Rise Naperville by Green Thumb Industries Inc. The facility has been selling medicinal marijuana since 2016. “We believe that the […]

Colorado Governor Pardons Cannabis Convictions: What To Know

While the cannabis industry is currently thriving, there are still 40,000 people in the United States locked behind bars for minor cannabis-related crimes. It’s due to this inequity, that many A-list cannabis innovators, like Seth Rogen, and nonprofit organizations like The Last Prisoner Project (LPP), are using their platform to work towards restorative justice. In […]