Increased Sales from Women Signify That the future of Cannabis is Female

Many people believe that cannabis consumers are unmotivated young men sitting on their couches eating Cheetos and playing video games. But as more markets legalize, stigma reduces, and education increases, the demographics of the cannabis consumer are also shifting, becoming more diverse in terms of age, gender, and socio-economic status. Women now represent the fastest-growing …

Olympics keeps marijuana ban after review prompted by Sha’Carri Richardson suspension

Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances. The agency was asked to review the status of THC — the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis — after the case of United States sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who could not …

Check in, smoke up and tune out: Cannabis-friendly vacation rentals are catching on

Cannabis-friendly vacation rentals have been popping up all over the country as legalization of recreational marijuana expands to more and more states. But like us, you probably already aware of this. This niche market of cannabis-friendly accommodations is growing real fast with recreational marijuana use now legal in 19 states and Washington. Cannabis tourism according …

Oakland church that gives cannabis and psychedelic mushrooms as communion sues over police raid

An East Oakland church that gives out cannabis and psychedelic plants as sacrament filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department over a 2020 police raid. The Zide Door Church of Entheogenic Plants, an assembly of the Church of Ambrosia alleges that the city, Police Department and a police …

Five States to Vote on Legal Cannabis: Ballots & Boundaries

Voters in 5 states, Arkansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Maryland will consider recreational marijuana initiatives this fall. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have passed laws by ballot measure or legislation.  

Medical cannabis for doggies, kitties is fully legalized in California

Newly enacted bill in California allows veterinarians to “recommend” medical cannabis products for their furry patients. Before, vets could only “discuss” such products with their patients’ owners, leading many vets to avoid the topic rather than risk losing their license.

California enacts cannabis users’ right to work law

Thousands and thousands of California workers unjustly denied jobs or fired for unscientific marijuana tests received new protections recently. A new bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom has made it illegal for employers to discriminate against workers solely for off-duty weed use. The bill effectively ends pre-employment urine testing, except for federal jobs and for …

Looking for Las Vegas cannabis lounges? More than 20 could open soon

Ever since Nevada legalized adult-use cannabis in 2016, consumers (and especially tourists) have wanted to know: When can I light up in a Las Vegas cannabis lounge? Soon folks. There could be a couple dozen by early 2023.


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