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High Times 'Cannabis Cup' denied recreational cannabis event permit for 4/20

High Times, a company with a long history leading the counter-cultural movements regarding marijuana, has been denied a permit to hold its famed "Cannabis Cup" event this week... Read Full Article

Cannabis Education Series: Myrcene terpene profile

Found abundantly in hops, sweet basil, mangoes and cannabis, myrcene is the reason your beer can smell heavily like hops and is also responsible for some of those unexpected e... Read Full Article

Hempcon Cup 2017-2018 Finals Winners

The Hempcon Cup Finals was a the culmination of a year long competiton season beginning last March in Santa Rosa with the Heart of Nature Fest, then the 420 Freedom Fest, foll... Read Full Article

California's new adult use cannabis laws for 2018

2018 will be a big year for the adult use and medical cannabis industry, especially in California where prohibition has been fully overturned legally for the largest cannabis ... Read Full Article

Cannabis events heating up

There are no shortages of cannabis themed events these days, Every weekend there are popup seshes, local farmer's markets, competitions and festivals. With so many, how do y... Read Full Article

Cannabis finally legal in California

On November 9th at 12:00 am, Californians began to enjoy new protections from the failed 'war on drugs' with the passing of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, a s... Read Full Article

Mexico President Watching California Recreational Marijuana Vote

  • by Benjie
  • Sep 19, 2016
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During the 2016 year Pena Nieto has been delving into the realm of marijuana legalization, having proposed relaxing the country's marijuana laws and throwing his support behin... Read Full Article

Washington State To Step Up Pesticide Testing For Cannabis

  • by Benjie
  • Sep 19, 2016
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Marijuana produced in Washington has required that crops be tested for mold and fungus since recreational sales began in the state but screening for pesticides has not been a ... Read Full Article

San Francisco hospital is pushing for on-site cannabis consumption

  • by Benjie
  • Sep 14, 2016
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When it comes to medications administered to patients in a healthcare facility, you won't currently find any kind of cannabis-related medicine. But a doctor at Marin General H... Read Full Article

2016 is the year of cannabis... where does your state stand?

  • by Benjie
  • Sep 14, 2016
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2016 has been a ground-breaking year for the cannabis industry and has helped lead to many more states approving medical marijuana and flirting with recreational adult use. G... Read Full Article

Italy begins course toward cannabis legalization

  • by Benjie
  • Sep 14, 2016
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With Italian lawmakers currently discussing details legalization of recreational cannabis, these recent announcements are further evidence of the shift in attitude toward cann... Read Full Article

Relax... cannabis use does not cause premature birth or low birth weight

  • by Benjie
  • Sep 12, 2016
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Expecting mothers can breathe a sigh a relief as study on cannabis use during pregnancy shows no correlation for premature births and low birth weight!

Alaska hands out first recreational cannabis license

  • by Benjie
  • Sep 12, 2016
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With a round of applause from those in attendance, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board met to hand out the state's first retail cannabis license to the owners of Frozen Budz in... Read Full Article

Democrats back pathway to marijuana legalization

Democrats are making the issue of marijuana legalization part of their party platform. In an apparent nod and concession to Bernie Sander's unsuccessful but extremely popular... Read Full Article

*Breaking News* Care By Design - Absolute Xtracts being raided

A federal multi-task force is currently in the process of raiding the Care By Design facility, the same company responsible for Absolute Xtracts. Care By Design has become a ... Read Full Article

Strain Spotlight: Superman OG

Superman OG is a chunky, pungent, trichrome-covered strain with hints of sweet skunkiness, pine and pepper. Each bud separated is just an frosty as the outside if not more den... Read Full Article

Hempcon Cup SF 2016 420 Celebration Winners

View the results of the Hempcon Cup SF 420 Celebration

Hempcon Cup SF 420 Weekend Exhibitors List

Don't miss out on your chance to meet up with the best breeders, extractors, infusers and glass blowers. Stock up or come out and meet the award winning teams creating your m... Read Full Article

Denver cannabis industry leader overturns car during Oakland shootout

  • by Benjie
  • Mar 30, 2016
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Aaron Smith, executive director for the National Cannabis Industry Association was in Oakland, California on business last week when he found himself in the middle of a gunfig... Read Full Article

Queensland father avoids jail

  • by Benjie
  • Mar 29, 2016
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30-year-old Adam Koessler from Brisbane, Australia has been given two years of probation for giving his sick daughter cannabis oil. He explained in court that his daughter Ru... Read Full Article

Oaklahoma and Nebraska v Colorado will not be heard by SCOTUS

Today marks another landmark victory for the cannabis industry as the Supreme Court has voted not to take on Colorado status of legal recreational cannabis. Over a year ago, ... Read Full Article

A Canadian Man Pledges to Give Away a Million Pot Seeds for 'Victory Gardens'

This time Larsen has announced on his website, that he will mail 100 cannabis seeds to anyone who pledges to plant a cannabis 'victory garden'

Bern pharmacies gear up for pot pilot project

On Monday, the city government announced the commission of the university's Institute of Social and Preventative Medicine to research the effects of selling cannabis in pharma... Read Full Article

Cops charged with theft and vandalism after Santa Ana Dispensary Raid

Three police officers from Santa Ana, California were charged yesterday for smashing surveillance equipment and eating marijuana edibles during the raid of the Sky High dispen... Read Full Article

Godfather of WWE to Receive NugLife Productions Advocate Cannabis Achievement Award

Godfather of WWE to Receive NugLife Productions Advocate Cannabis Achievement Award

Montel Williams speaks out against marijuana legalization

  • by Chris
  • Mar 14, 2016
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In a startling realization, Montel Williams let the cannabis community know how he felt about the current status of legalization and its future and its not what they wanted to... Read Full Article

Hemp is coming to Hawaii!

Hawaiian lawmakers unanimously vote to legalize hemp production within the state of Hawaii. Hemp Hemp Hooray!

Fibro blast to the rescue

Achelois Fibro Blast gave this 2nd degree burn victim a second chance. Read about his miraculous recovery in just 15 days.

Hempcon Cup returning to SF for 4/20

  • by Chris
  • Feb 29, 2016
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The annual Hempcon Cup 420 celebration in San Francisco is returning to the Cow Palace April 16th-18th. 100's of growers, breeders, glass blowers, doctors, chefs, innovators,... Read Full Article

Colorado Cannabis Recall List

The following list is a currently updated list of all medical and recreational cannabis products recalled in Colorado. This page will be updated when new recalls in Colorado ... Read Full Article

Colorado issues largest official state recall yet for unsafe cannabis products

  • by Chris
  • Feb 26, 2016
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State officials in Colorado have issued a recall on some marijuana and infused products that were shown to have been made with plants containing detectable levels of Myclobuti... Read Full Article

High Times denied permit for annual 4/20 festival in Denver

High Times largest event is having issues securing a venue for the extremely popular annual festival. This is yet another obstacle High Times has had to navigate as it looks ... Read Full Article

Multiple Wins for W Vapes

W Vapes, a new company out of Los Angeles California, offers premium quality, locally sourced, organic, co2 extracted supercritical cannabis oil vape pens. Both disposable pe... Read Full Article

An FDA approved Pot drug? Not so fast...

Dr. Kyle Kingsley, founder of Vireo Health LLC, wants to make the first proprietary drug made with cannabis that is legal is all 50 states. Read more.

Hempcon Cup San Francisco 2015 Winners

The winners of the Hempcon Cup San Francisco 2015 Competition! Full entry results, testing links and profiles.

Dozens of Santa Cruz growers raided by local renegade sheriffs department

Santa Cruz, Calif -- Santa Cruz county has been under attack this past weekend by the Santa Cruz County Sheriffs. Dozens of raids were conducted with a 'blanket warrant' seiz... Read Full Article

Dixie Elixirs is expanding to California

The well established Colorado brand, Dixie Elixirs, is making its way to Califfornia medical scene starting in July. Dixie has become a popular favorite of medical and recrea... Read Full Article

Take the train to Dabbenport Extracts

Dabbenport Extracts is a collaboration between a team of award winning extract artists across California who have been experimenting and refining their methods since 1998.

Colorado cannabis infused treats may receive makeover

Colorado may soon be banning the term 'candy' from cannabis infused edibles, a continued push to keep the medicated treats out of the hands of the wrong people, namely childre... Read Full Article

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