Feds Look For Input On Marijuana Reclassification

The Trump administration is asking Americans for input on whether marijuana should be reclassified under international drug control treaties to which the U.S. is a party. Currently, under both U.S. law and global agreements, marijuana sits in the most restrictive category of Schedule I. Domestically, that means it is not available for […]

Opinion: It’s Time To Create A Regulated Marijuana Delivery System In Colorado

As a former deputy marshal of the Town of Holly, Colorado — in the nation’s first state to legalize adult-use cannabis consumption — I believe that enacting a regulated marijuana delivery system for our state’s cannabis marketplace is a sensible, common-sense move at this point. I firmly support efforts by […]

Legal Marijuana States Seek Meeting With Jeff Sessions

California, Oregon and other marijuana-friendly states are seeking a meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in hopes of resolving the conflict between federal and state laws that has left the nation’s cannabis industry in legal limbo. Marijuana is illegal at the federal level, even as 29 states have legalized […]

Blue Moon Brewer Is Launching Cannabis Infused Drinks

DENVER — The inventor of Blue Moon beer is launching three marijuana-infused drinks that promise intoxication without the alcoholic headache. The drinks, served chilled and initially only available in Colorado this fall, will contain no alcohol but will instead be infused with special marijuana formulas designed to mimic the effects of […]

Here’s What Uruguay Has Learned From Legalizing Cannabis

Uruguay became the world’s first country to legalize cannabis when pharmacies started selling the product last summer. Things have worked out well so far, the country’s top marijuana regulator said, although challenges remain as producers struggle to secure bank financing and the government grapples with supply shortages. “We moved the […]

Marijuana Is the New Gold for Mining Companies Going to Pot

Turns out, it may be easier to strike gold by growing green. Just ask Jay Wilgar, a former wind power developer who started a medical marijuana company with friend Travis Kanellos after hatching the idea while lifting weights at a gym. When they began looking at ways to take their […]

Ex-NFL Star Ricky Williams Launches Marijuana Brand

Former Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams has launched his own marijuana brand. The line called Real Wellness by Ricky Williams includes six products sold as salves, vape cartridges and tonics that contain “hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or a mix of both,” according to the company. They also contain extracts such […]

Oklahoma’s Bill To Legalize And Regulate Medical Marijuana Dies In The Senate

OKLAHOMA CITY — Concerns about preempting a vote of the people contributed Monday to the death of a bill that would have legalized and regulated medical marijuana. But Sen. Ervin Yen, R-Oklahoma City, could bring his bill back to life after he held it on a procedural motion to reconsider […]

Most Towns In Massachusetts Excepted To Ban Cannabis Shops

Marijuana companies will be banned from a majority of cities and towns in Massachusetts when recreational sales begin this summer, a Globe review has found, the latest indication that there will be fewer pot stores in the early going than many consumers expected. At least 189 of the state’s 351 […]

California Considers Cutting Marijuana Taxes To Draw Legal Customers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Less than three months after California launched legal marijuana sales for adults, the state could consider temporarily slashing hefty tax rates that some say are driving buyers into the black market. Growers and sellers in the nation’s largest legal marketplace have been complaining that taxes that in some cases […]