A key Senate committee passed a bill today allowing the nation's capital to establish regulated marijuana stores and let banks provide financial services to state-legalized marijuana dispensaries.
Stoner culture will always exist and there will always be brands to serve that market, but to continue moving the needle of public opinion among mainstream customers and voters we are going to need brands and industry leaders that target them, too.
The devil is in the data. How else do you explain the fact that $23.3 billion was invested in the marijuana penny stock market last year -- almost as much as the $24.1 billion total of angel investments over the same period.
Bar Economics 101 Commerce He's gruff and hairy and does not want to pay. Flat out refuses. Beer should be free, he says. It is, I say. It's alwa...
The elephant in the room is the powerful tool we already have for preventing opiate related overdose and death by preventing opiate dependence, cannabis.
Facebook deleted a post by Rep. Tom Tancredo in which the former Colorado Congressman advised ISIS not to attack America on July 4 but, instead, "to ...
Of course if the "short-fingered vulgarian" -- to borrow a Spy Magazine term of endearment for Mr. Trump -- runs as a Independent, then, as in 1992 (when Ross Perot stole huge numbers of the GOP vote), the Republicans don't have a prayer, no matter whom they run.
Setting aside the ability of the cannabis industry to have some degree of impact on the current presidential race, what are the positions of some of the more interesting candidates?
In a recent piece posted on Salon.com, Bruce E. Levine made the bold statement that: For nearly two decades, Big Pharma commercials have falsely tol...
Working as closely with the veterinary industry as I do, I learn new ways that medicine for pets is keeping pace with medicine for people just about every day.
In spite of the hysterics of the Chicken Littles of the world, marijuana legalization has been a success in Washington and Colorado. Because the sky has not fallen in Colorado or Washington, several more states will also soon consider legalizing marijuana in the coming elections.
While the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal in all fifty states, the marijuana initiative is having an appropriately slower, but steady climb into legality. That said, we thought we'd take a look at some of cinema's greatest proponents of the stoner lifestyle.
As legalization of cannabis moves from "Whether" to "How," revenue for government might be part of any reform law.
The one thing all parents share is the desire to protect their kids. Although the legalization and regulation of all drugs may seem counterintuitive to that desire, repealing prohibition will keep our communities safer. Legalization reduces the profit margins of illicit products and disincentivizes the time, money, and violence necessary to traffic drugs.
Not to be a buzz kill, but if you light up a joint or unwrap that edible, chances are your weed came from an illegal grow farm in Northern California where forests were cleared, rivers were sucked dry or tainted with chemicals, and animals were poisoned.
When it comes down to the freakiest of the freaky in the whole Republican field, Donald Trump is very hard to top. Trump not only is running for president, he's apparently on a mission to singlehandedly destroy his own Trump brand, forevermore.