Most cannabis-legal states don’t shield cannabis-consuming employees from anti-marijuana regulations at their office. But a recent case involving a substitute teacher in a Colorado charter school begs the question: How can some educational institutions fire employees for legally using cannabis, while still taking cannabis industry tax revenue from the state? The Pot Scientist’s Origin Story “You think the drug war is...
On February 5th, Rick Sanchez walked toward me with a beer in hand and a grin on his face. He didn’t notice my watching, though. To him, I was just another face in the crowd, another one of the dozens of smiling faces who moved from station to station at KingPins in Portland, Oregon. I can’t help it, though:...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation to protect Virginia students who use cannabidiol oil is still making its way through the House after being unanimously passed by the Senate. SB 1632, sponsored by Sen. Glen Sturtevant, R-Richmond, requires local school boards to implement policies that keep students from being suspended or expelled if they have “valid written certification” to use CBD...
Editor’s note: interview has been edited for length and clarity.  Cannabis is growing faster than ever, and if Black people don’t grow with it, we’ll be left behind in this industry. But the thing is, very few of us have the resources to get started, and even if we did, we may not know where to start due to lack...
A 70-year-old Ontario man was barred from the USA for 1976 possession charge, Quebec doesn’t invite any opposition to its commission on raising the legal age for cannabis consumption to 21, Vancouver Parks Board tries to ban sales and relocate the city’s 4/20 festivities, Canada’s 420-friendly gold course is slated to open this spring, Bhang Chocolates pops-up in Toronto,...
Nova Scotia is considering expanding the number of retail cannabis stores, as online sales have been slower than expected. Finance Minister Karen Casey said Thursday that online pot sales were expected to account for about 10 per cent or more of total sales, but are only in the range of six per cent. Casey said that’s why the province has asked...
Do you ever hear a love song and think about something other than a crush? For me, I am almost always singing a love song to pot. It sounds ridiculous at first but think about it—lots of us are truly in love with cannabis. I know I am. And for good reason. It takes care of me when I am sick...