Vermont Likely To Legalize Marijuana In Early January

Vermont appears poised to become the next state to legalize marijuana. And, according to top elected officials, it is likely to do so within a matter of weeks. Last week, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, a Democrat, said she expects “it likely will pass in early January.” Days earlier, Gov. Phil Scott, […]

Top PR Firms in Cannabis of 2017

The end of the year is often a time for reflection when people look back at their accomplishments over the last year; and those in the cannabis industry are no different. 2017 was a year of monumental change for the cannabis industry. Riding high on a wave of electoral victories […]

Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance

The post Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance appeared first on High Times. Pretty ironic timing. Just as Canada is moving toward legal cannabis, dispensaries are coming under more legal pressure and being forced to shut down—most recently in Toronto. Last week, the city’s Cannabis Culture outlet—which had been targeted […]

Teen Marijuana Use In Colorado Has Drastically Dropped Since Legalizatoin

As marijuana legalization spreads across the United States, opponents have maintained that there will be negative long-term consequences, especially on young people. On Monday, for example, anti-pot activist Kevin Sabet tweeted“young adult use has skyrocketed over the past 10 years.” There’s just one problem: The latest federal data says the opposite […]

Cannabis-Infused Wine Comes to California in 2018

Rebel Coast Winery announced this week the launch of the world’s first cannabis-infused, alcohol-removed wine. The company’s THC-infused Sauvignon Blanc, available only in California, will hit dispensary shelves in 2018. Co-founders Alex Howe and Chip Forsythe According to the press release, they plan to be fully compliant with California’s new […]

Marijuana Could Help HIV Patients Maintain Mental Stamina

The post Marijuana Could Help HIV Patients Maintain Mental Stamina appeared first on High Times. Medical marijuana could be beneficial in helping HIV patients maintain their mental stamina, according to a new study. Researchers at Michigan State University recently published a paper in the journal AIDS, which points to tetrahydrocannabinol, […]

To Curb Black Market, Canada Plans To Sell Grams Of Marijuana For Only $7.77

As Canada gears up to legalize marijuana in July of next year, Ottawa agreed to sell weed at $7.77 a gram—$10 in Canadian dollars—which will only add to the country’s deficit. The Canadian government announced that provinces will receive 75 percent of the tax revenues to help cover the costs of […]

European Cannabis News Roundup 2017 And Predictions For 2018

Europe saw big developments on the cannabis front all year. This includes country-by-country developments that include legalization of medical use and even plans to begin domestic production, no matter how delayed such plans have turned out to be. By far the most interesting market developments were in Germany all year. […]