May, 2017


To understand the Trump administration, look at their renewed war on drugs

Trump’s entire administration can be understood through the lens of his weird, consistent, unwavering adherence to a 1980s concept: the War on Drugs. READ MORE HERE

S03E06: He's the event planner behind Denver 420 Rally; She writes about industry-leading women

Featured guests: Denver 420 Rally event producer Santino Walter and Ashley Picillo, author of “Breaking The Grass Ceiling.” LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  The 2017 Denver 420 Rally caught flak for trash left behind; looking at factors in play for the event cleanup. •  Documenting the cannabis revolution and sharing… READ MORE HERE

IRS trawling state-run pot database to block Colorado marijuana companies from claiming tax deductions

The Colorado cannabis industry says the IRS is conducting an unauthorized criminal investigation using the state’s seed-to-sale database. FULL REPORT READ MORE HERE

Looks like Florida will get at least one more medical marijuana distributor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An administrative ruling has paved the way for at least one more medical marijuana distributing organization in Florida. Division of Administrative Hearings Judge John Van Landingham ruled on Tuesday that Plants of Ruskin and Tornello Landscape/3 Boys Farm are equally qualified to receive licenses, but if the… READ MORE HERE

Vermont governor to announce decision on marijuana legalization Wednesday

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he still hasn’t decided whether he will allow the state to legalize recreational marijuana, but he will either sign or veto a bill on his desk by Wednesday. READ MORE HERE

You can get weed delivered to your door in the District of Columbia. But is it legal?

A growing gray market of companies in Washington, DC has sprung up that will deliver a “gift” of weed to the doors of customers who buy other products. READ MORE HERE

Denver 4/20 rally organizers receive 3-year ban

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration banned the organizer of this year’s 4/20 rally from hosting the event for three years citing a series of violations at the marijuana celebration. READ MORE HERE

Infused with Chef Hosea Rosenberg: Tuna poke bowl

Award-winning chef Hosea Rosenberg shared this recipe for a cannabis-infused tuna poke bowl. Follow step-by-step. FULL RECIPE READ MORE HERE

Canada weighs risks and benefits of setting 18 as minimum age for weed use

The most controversial part of Canada’s national marijuana legalization may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than U.S. states that have legalized. READ MORE HERE

5th annual Mother's High Tea celebrates cannabis industry's influential women

The fifth annual Mother’s High Tea brought some of the most influential women in cannabis together to remember their struggles, honor their successes and uphold a new generation of leaders. READ MORE HERE