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5 Ways the Cannabis Industry Has Matured - Cannabis News
Business & Finance
The legalization of marijuana has brought a bumper crop of weed-laced foodstuffs, from cookies and candies to sodas—and now, coffee.
Weed could be legal in a matter of days for these five states – Cannabis News
National Issues
Kevin Smith has wrapped production on “Hollyweed,” a half-hour comedy produced by FremantleMedia North America and StarStream Media, Variety has learned.
New Jersey Set to Accept Cannabis Business License Applications
Chuck Lorre is ready to add another show to his already impressive résumé. The creator of The Big Bang Theory, Mom, Mike & Molly and Two and a Half Men is shopping a pot comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Italian business to sell 'Bob Marley' hemp seed ice cream – Marijuana News
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A north Italy-based ice cream parlour in the small resort town of Alassio – which is seven square miles with a population of approximately 11,000 – hopes to begin selling its Bob Marley-inspired hemp treats before year end.
Marijuana with high THC levels can cause ‘cannabis use disorder’
WASHINGTON - Christmas is approaching fast and this is a big week for people to load up on gifts to place under their tree. Since Initiative 71 became legal back in February, it means this is the first holiday season you can legally give marijuana as a present to people over the age of 21 in the District of Columbia.
Your Gratuitous 420 Post! Products, Events, and More for Cannabis Connoisseurs
Cannabis News
'Tis the season for partying - and what better time than the holidays to combine all the vices (sugar, booze, cream, and alcohol) into a tasting course of delicious, sinful beverages?
Could Hemp Be a Lifeline for Struggling Farmers? - Cannabis News
Cannabis News
No holiday table is complete without a nice, big meat roast, front and center. You could grace your table with a goose with golden-brown skin, a crispy brined turkey with truffle butter, or a pile of Cornish game hens wearing edible Santa hats. Or you could make some prime rib that truly embodies the holiday spirit.
DEA Hit With Another Lawsuit From Scientists Seeking to Research Cannabis
Amazon is developing a marijuana-themed family dramedy, starring Margaret Cho, Variety has learned.
Cannabis Strain Names Have the Most Fascinating Origin Stories! – Cannabis News
Culture & Arts
Jessica Contrera ~ Washington Post ~ If Ohio votes yes on marijuana legalization on Tuesday, the Cincinnati native and long-ago leading man of “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica” will automatically become one of the top weed kingpins in the Buckeye State.
In states where marijuana is legal, users prefer the edible high - Cannabis News
Cannabis News
Ian Goldstein ~ Entertainment Weekly ~   When Kimmel asked the presidential candidate where he stood on the legalization of marijuana, Sanders discussed the excessive amount of American citizens in prison for marijuana use and emphasized putting an end to the war on drugs.
Seriously, Every Country in the World Should Have Dispensaries
Marc Schneider ~ Billboard.com ~ Move over Miles: The legendary record store wants to convert its jazz room into Berkeley's newest medical marijuana dispensary.
DEA Admits State-Level Marijuana Legalization Reduces Illegal Market Demand - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Katie Shapiro~ TheCannabist.co ~ While cannabis curiosity is still at odds with social stigmas, tours with Cultivating Spirits or a stay at 420-friendly Breck Haus are enlightening options to explore.
North American weed firms see lockdown boost - Cannabis News
Business & Finance
John M. Glionna ~ Los Angeles Times ~   Step aside, Comedy Central. Beat it, MTV. Eat your heart out, Food Channel.
Las Vegas tech companies cash in on recreational marijuana use - Cannabis News
Jason Wilson ~ theguardian.com ~  For the fast-growing industry growing around weed, the current challenge is to make marijuana an item of ordinary middle-class consumption.
Illinois: $19.7 million in marijuana sales in first 12 days - Cannabis News
Business & Finance
Nicole Bitette ~ NY Daily News ~   For one day, Brooklyn will have its own Great Weed Way.
Full hearings needed on marijuana driving-under-the-influence bill
Business & Finance
AFP ~ San Francisco (AFP) - Snoop Dogg is rolling his love for cannabis into a new lifestyle website intended to be an online "encyclopedia" for anything anyone would want to know about pot.