December, 2016


Year in weed: The five most important medical marijuana research studies of 2016

Science is starting to prove how cannabis helps with epilepsy, migraines and more. Here are some of 2016’s most important marijuana research studies. READ MORE HERE

What's causing Massachusetts marijuana paranoia? Not bad weed, but politics

This November, voters legalized Massachusetts marijuana for recreational use. But this week, state lawmakers quietly voted to delay the sale date by at least six months. READ MORE HERE

Eager to light up in Massachusetts? Here's how long you may have to wait

Welp, the Legislature approved a lengthy delay of several key provisions in the new Massachusetts marijuana legalization law. Here’s the quick timeline. READ MORE HERE

Dropped: Lawsuit filed by Kansas mom Shona Banda over medical pot use dismissed

Shona Banda alleged in the lawsuit filed in March that the defendants denied her civil rights by refusing to allow her to use medical marijuana. READ MORE HERE

Urgent quest for answers has states, nations upping ante on cannabis research

Now three years into legal marijuana that kicked off in Colorado, there’s a greater focus on cannabis research at a national and global scale. READ MORE HERE

Gupta Kush (marijuana review)

Our pot critic finds clarity and calmness with the Gupta Kush strain — a Colorado tribute to CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Kupta and his medical marijuana docu-series. READ MORE HERE

Teen marijuana use is down significantly in Colorado's legal era

Teen marijuana use fell sharply in Colorado in the years 2014 and 2015, after the opening of that state’s recreational marijuana market, new federal survey data show. READ MORE HERE

Why weed sales spike each December — and how pot businesses can better capitalize on holiday cheer

December typically is a mammoth month for marijuana sales. In Colorado last year, pot shops recorded more sales in December than any other month prior. READ MORE HERE

Canada battles illegal pot shops popping up all over; 'Prince of Pot' arrested

Montreal police have launched raids against illegal cannabis stores opened one day earlier by the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pot,” Marc Emery, and his wife, Jodie. READ MORE HERE

This Colorado dollhouse shop is selling unique 'vases' — a.k.a. mini bongs

Colorado shop Norm’s Dollhouse sells anything a person might need to fill their tiny world. In this state with legal marijuana, that includes mini bongs. READ MORE HERE