Illinois MMJ Cultivators Now Allowed to Host Reporters

Illinois medical marijuana regulators today lifted an unusual prohibition on media outlets visiting the state’s cultivation facilities, a move growers hope will allow them to better educate patients and the public about their products. The state’s new medical cannabis director,… Continue Reading

Alaska’s recreational cannabis market just weeks from debut

alaska marijuana By John Schroyer The fourth recreational marijuana industry in the United States is ready for launch. Alaska’s adult-use program is just a few weeks from the first retail sales, according to estimates by multiple sources. A number of… Continue Reading

Facebook’s Relationship To Marijuana? It’s Complicated

Facebook FB -0.47% can’t decide where it stands on cannabis. The Facebook logo (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) On the one hand, it says it doesn’t want to promote drug use and bans what it believes is content that approves of… Continue Reading

Massive Marijuana Grow Busted Near Livermore, 10 Arrested

LIVERMORE (CBS SF) – A total of ten suspects were arrested on Thursday in the culmination of a long-term investigation into an illegal 200-acre outdoor marijuana cultivation operation in rural Livermore, Alameda County sheriff’s officials said. Sheriff’s officials said the… Continue Reading

Marijuana legalization 2016: A glance at 9 states with pot measures on the ballot

SAN FRANCISCO — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot… Continue Reading

Former Denver narcotics sergeant faces felony drug charges for illegal marijuana operation

A former Denver Police Department narcotics sergeant has been charged with multiple drug-related felonies in connection with an illegal marijuana operation. Hubert “Marty” Vanover, 53, was charged with possession with intent to manufacture or distribute marijuana or marijuana concentrate, possession… Continue Reading

Meet the First Black Woman to Own a Marijuana Dispensary in Colorado

Wanda James has worn many hats in the past few decades as a corporate executive, serial entrepreneur, commissioned military officer, restaurateur, and member of President Obama’s national finance committee, but her most impressive triumph? Becoming the first and only Black woman… Continue Reading