September, 2017

 

Nevada sells a lot more weed in its adult-use rollout than other states

The first month of legal sales of recreational marijuana in Nevada significantly outpaced the opening month of sales in other states where it’s legal for adult use. READ MORE HERE


Man flees weed-filled car, runs across highway, calls Uber during wild chase with cops

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police say a man hailed an Uber during a wild chase that ended with officers finding 15 packages of marijuana in the car he’d been riding in. A Salt Lake County jail booking statement released Thursday says 28-year-old Allen Elseth was taken into custody after… READ MORE HERE


CBD oil hits national stage with Target.com carrying CW Hemp products

CW Hemp, the Colorado company that bottled up “Charlotte’s Web” cannabidiol oil, aka CBD oil, has landed a handful of hemp-derived extracts on Target.com. READ MORE HERE


Neighbors report fire, cops find home grow of 150 plants, arrest two

An illegal grow operation with 150 marijuana plants was discovered at a rural residence east of Colorado Springs after a fire was reported overnight. READ MORE HERE


Over 5% of all arrests in U.S. are for weed

In 2016 more people were arrested for marijuana possession than for all crimes the FBI classifies as violent, according to 2016 crime data released by the agency on Monday. READ MORE HERE


How Vail Valley ranchers created a zero-carbon footprint marijuana farm

Pot Zero farm says they grow the most environmentally conscious marijuana products in Colorado and beyond, an outdoor operation with no carbon footprint. READ MORE HERE


S03e23: They run a 420-friendly radio station

Guests Larry Ulibarri and Kathie J., radio personalities and founders of Blazin Hit Radio, talking about marijuana media cashing in on the cannabis craze. READ MORE HERE


Boston, other Massachusetts cities prepare to profit from cannabis sales

Cities and towns in Massachusetts that didn’t ban recreational marijuana shops are now looking at ways to extract revenue from the burgeoning industry. READ MORE HERE


Kentucky judge upholds state's medical marijuana ban

A judge upheld Kentucky’s ban on medical marijuana, ruling the state has good reason to “curtail citizens’ possession of a narcotic, hallucinogenic drug.” READ MORE HERE


Premiere: Canna Cribs goes inside the cannabis industry's leading grow ops

Episode 1 of Canna Cribs by Growers Network takes viewers to Elite Garden’s cutting edge California marijuana cultivation Glass House. READ MORE HERE