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World’s Longest Joint on Cannabis Festival Agenda in Kitchener

Thousands expected at Bingemans in September for one-day celebration of marijuana. Thousands of tokers are expected at the Ontario Cannabis Festival where organizers hope to roll the longest joint in the world. Scheduled for Saturday, Sept....

Why Marijuana Could Be Legal in Florida as Soon as 2020

It’s was a rocky road to medical marijuana, but a new push towards full recreational legalization could put an initiative on the 2020 ballot — and it’s looking like there’s plenty of support. For years,...

Cannabis Restaurants Are Coming to California, With ‘Budtenders’ and ‘Flower’ Service

Like any good chef about to open a restaurant, Andrea Drummer wants to get her pairings just right. But her lamb chops with plantain-mango salsa won’t be matched with wine or beer. Instead, a “budtender”...

Waterloo Brewery Gets Approval to Develop Cannabis-Infused Drinks

Waterloo Brewing is getting in on the booming cannabis industry. On Wednesday the company announced they have secured a research license from Health Canada to begin development on a new cannabis-infused beverage (CIB). “The cannabis market...

Facing Closure, Independent Shop Says No Money in Legal Cannabis

Finance minister says aware of concerns, and working on improving profitability. As the doorbell at Thomas H. Clarke’s independent legal cannabis shop goes non-stop, its owner laments its looming closure. “I did $1.4 million in sales,...

The Roll-Up #101: It’s a Hempfest Invasion

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Episode 101: It’s a Hempfest Invasion This week: It’s Hempfest week in Seattle, and...

California Man Convicted of Torturing Cannabis Store Owner

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California man who previously escaped from jail and was on the run for a week was convicted Friday of kidnapping and torturing a marijuana dispensary owner who he...

Is It Even Possible to Smoke $40,000 of Weed in a Month?

On a recent episode of his podcast, Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, Mike Tyson told rapper Jim Jones that he consumes about $40,000 of cannabis per month at Tyson Ranch, his future cannabis “resort.” As...

New Tragedies, Same Tactics: A History of Big Media Blaming Cannabis for Mass Shootings

CANNABIS CULTURE – *This article contains images and subject matter that may disturb some readers. “Marijuana is not going to make you go out and massacre school kids or abortion providers. This happens because we...

Hidden in Plain Sight: California Illegal Cannabis Market Booming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s struggling legal cannabis industry is expected to grow this year to $3.1 billion, but it remains outmatched by a thriving illegal market ripe with bargains, a report concluded Thursday. Consumers...
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