Behind Tolkien’s Books: Is Hobbit Pipe-Weed Really Cannabis? – Cannabis News

Is it really tobacco in their pipes or might something else be growing in the gardens of the Shire?

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PBS’ Rick Steves will lend ‘European Perspective’ to the Legal Marijuana Ballot Question in Massachusetts – Cannabis News

The overseas travel luminary will also donate $100,000 in matching funds to the Yes on 4 campaign.

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PBS’ Rick Steves will lend ‘European Perspective’ to the Legal Marijuana Ballot Question in Massachusetts – Cannabis News

The overseas travel luminary will also donate $100,000 in matching funds to the Yes on 4 campaign.

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‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff – Cannabis News

BEFORE he suited up to play against the New York Giants in 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton took an ice bath followed by a hot shower. He did his routine stretches. Then he smoked a joint.

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Merle Haggard Joins the Marijuana Business From Beyond the Grave – Cannabis News

Several months after the singer/songwriter’s death, his daughter and her husband are working to follow through on one of her father's last business endeavors.

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Variety Magazine Does First Cannabis Issue – Cannabis News

Since it first began publishing 111 years ago, the entertainment magazine Variety has never done an issue about cannabis. That just changed.

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Snoop Dogg’s Business Empire Harvests Green From Marijuana Legalization Trend – Cannabis News

His commitment to the herb coupled with his thriving decades-long career has gone a long way to helping Americans rethink what they know about the drug.

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‘Cannabis Moms Club,’ a Weed Web Series That’s All Mellow, No Harsh – Cannabis News

Presented on Elizabeth Banks’s Whohaha streaming platform, the Web series Cannabis Moms Club is strictly a customer-experience fandango, an ensemble comedy about a quintet of affluent moms who get together under flimsy pretenses to share a communal toke.

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Montel Williams launching new medical marijuana line – Cannabis News

Williams, 60, has long used medical marijuana in an effort to manage the chronic pain stemming from his Multiple Sclerosis, with which he was diagnosed in 1999.

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Attitudes toward pot use among athletes could turn corner – Cannabis News

We in the American marijuana community lit up with sly smiles when Michael Phelps was selected to carry our United States flag at the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympics.

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Snoop Dogg to appear on MTV's new pot comedy – Cannabis News

Snoop Dogg will be pulling triple duty on MTV’s new pot comedy Mary + Jane.

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John Malkovich to Star in Marijuana Drama Series – Cannabis News

John Malkovich is joining the Pot TV trend.

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'Indulge with confidence,' says Willie Nelson of his new Reserve marijuana brand – Cannabis News

Country music icon Willie Nelson, long an advocate of marijuana legalization, is putting his money where his mouth (and joint) is by launching Willie’s Reserve, a new marijuana brand to be introduced in Washington and Colorado over the next few months.

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Cannabis Craftsmanship: How to Make Infused Syrup – Cannabis News

Simple syrups are an easy way to sweeten up or add a touch of flavor to your favorite recipes. With a quick pour of syrup, you can add a hint of natural flavors to any snack.

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Marijuana, Menstrual Cramps, and Minorities: Q&A With Whoopi Goldberg – Cannabis News

Comedian and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg announced in March she was teaming up with California edibles producer Maya Elisabeth to tackle a new medical cannabis demographic:women who suffer from menstrual cramps.

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Exclusive: NFL players speak out on marijuana policy – Cannabis News

When NFL lineman Eugene Monroe spoke out publicly against the NFL’s ban on marijuana, it sparked a national conversation about the merits of cannabis as an alternative method of pain management for players.

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Willie Nelson Wants You to Work for His New Marijuana Company – Cannabis News

If you’ve ever dreamt of saying the words, “I just applied for Willie Nelson’s weed company,” your dreams are about to become a reality.

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This West Hollywood restaurant is making cannabis cocktails – Cannabis News

The essence of the pot tincture used in the cocktails is called CBD, the lesser-known of the two most prevalent cannabinoids in weed.

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Cannabis becomes wedding mainstream – Cannabis News

As marijuana slowly starts to become more accepted socially, cannabis weddings in Colorado are on the rise.

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Artisanal marijuana crab cakes: Is this the future of getting high? – Marijuana News

Serious chefs are tinkering with the science of getting high, taking it into more rarefied culinary territory. To the extent permissible by law, of course.

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