January, 2018


Virginia Senate committee Republicans kill marijuana decriminalization bill

The Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted on party lines to kill a bill that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. READ MORE HERE

Nebraska sheriff seizes more than 340 pounds of marijuana in I-80 traffic stop

The value of the drugs was estimated at more than $1.5 million. READ MORE HERE

Steel-cut Oatmeal with the Works: Wake and bake in a wholesome way

Here’s a breakfast weed recipe infused with cannabutter. Try to use the best-quality oatmeal you can afford because it really does make a difference. READ MORE HERE

"Colas the size of my forearm': Organigram's indoor cannabis grow-house yielding impressive plants

Even by the medical cannabis producer’s standards, where indoor growing has become something of a fine science,Organigram crops yield impressive top colas. READ MORE HERE

Wholesale cannabis prices hit historic lows in January, but don't blame Sessions

The U.S. Spot Index for cannabis last week stood at a national average of $1,292 per pound, a 3.5% decline compared to the week prior, according to Cannabis Benchmarks. READ MORE HERE

Denver hydroponics retail chain expands to New England, improves positioning in legal cannabis states

The acquisition of East Coast Hydroponics is expected to add $5 million in annual revenue and continues GrowGeneration’s strategy of positioning the company’s brand in legal cannabis states, officials said. READ MORE HERE

California 'church' was really an illegal marijuana dispensary, police allege

Divine Church of Gardens in Laguna Beach is listed on the website Weedmaps as a marijuana dispensary. READ MORE HERE

Supreme Court sides with D.C. police over partygoers in wild bash

The high court ruled that police had sufficient reason to make arrests at the raucous party, which took place in a vacant D.C. duplex turned into a makeshift strip club. READ MORE HERE

Will medical marijuana make Nebraska's 2018 ballot?

Advocates for medical marijuana have tried to get the issue on the ballot before, but so far have not succeeded. READ MORE HERE

The Cannabist People's Choice Awards 2017 results: Consumables

The best marijuana strains, cannabis edibles and vapes of 2017, according to Cannabist readers. People’s Choice results are in! READ MORE HERE