March, 2018

 

From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling

Known far and wide as “America’s Most Trusted Horseman,” last year Lyons turned his Colorado ranch into a hemp and CBD (Cannabidiol) oil facility. The post From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Watch: Canna Cribs goes inside Phat Panda's Grow Op Farms in Spokane, Washington

The 60,000-square-foot facility grows and processes some of the Evergreen State’s finest cannabis. The post Watch: Canna Cribs goes inside Phat Panda’s Grow Op Farms in Spokane, Washington appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Here's how much marijuana you'd need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law

Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo encouraging federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for certain drug trafficking offenses. Here’s how much marijuana you’d need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law. The post Here’s how much marijuana you’d need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Plans for California marijuana resort "on the back burner" after town sold to oil company

Nipton’s owners have discovered that even after California legalized recreational marijuana on Jan. 1, meeting the myriad of regulations to obtain a license to sell it is not easy. The post Plans for California marijuana resort “on the back burner” after town sold to oil company appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


California's "largest marijuana business landlord" sues city over regulations

A woman who owns a business that claims to be California’s largest landlord of marijuana businesses sued the city of San Bernardino to overturn its pot regulation ordinance that could bar her from the industry. The post California’s “largest marijuana business landlord” sues city over regulations appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Nevada marijuana sales down in January, still ahead of projections

“It’s a good spot to be in, but it’s not growing like I thought it would,” said Democratic State Sen. Tick Segerblom. The post Nevada marijuana sales down in January, still ahead of projections appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Are there risks from secondhand marijuana smoke?

The study found that in rats, the same physiological effect occurs after inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana as with cigarettes. And, the arteries take 90 minutes to recover compared with the 30 minutes with cigarette smoke. The post Are there risks from secondhand marijuana smoke? appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


You might feel paranoid visiting the Drug Enforcement Administration museum

As you would expect, the DEA museum attributes many social ills to drug use, but it’s most convincing when making the case that drugs cause crimes of the fashion variety. The post You might feel paranoid visiting the Drug Enforcement Administration museum appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Hemp operation opens in historic florist greenhouse

An agricultural biotechnology company has launched a hemp grow operation in a newly renovated greenhouse space on the grounds of the historic Lafayette Florist. The post Hemp operation opens in historic florist greenhouse appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado lawmakers fail in bid to shield recreational marijuana from feds

A $1.3 trillion plan to fund the federal government through the end of September won’t include protections for the recreational marijuana industry — a blow to Colorado lawmakers who tried to add that language to the must-pass bill. The post Colorado lawmakers fail in bid to shield recreational marijuana from feds appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE