WeedLife News Network

Hot off the press cannabis, marijuana, cbd and hemp news from around the world on the WeedLife News Network.
Meet Mr. Marijuana
Joshua Miller ~ The Boston Globe ~   NORTHAMPTON — The response to Dick Evans at the State House was not warm.
Whole Hemp expanding in La Junta Colorado
Top Stories
The Lamar Ledger ~   Project could mean up to 200 jobs within 24 months
What will marijuana tourism look like in Central Oregon?
Ted Shorack ~ The Bulletin ~   The draw may be rooted in the same attraction to local craft breweries
New federal bill on medical pot for epilepsy backed by Bennet, Gardner
Medical News
Joey Bunch ~ The Denver Post ~ Cannabist ~   The proposed Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act would lift federal prohibitions on using marijuana strains that are medically beneficial to prevent certain seizures.
All 50 States Ranked By The Cost Of Weed (Hint - Oregon Wins)
Top Stories
Frank Bi ~ Forbes ~   They warned us this would happen.
Delusional Confidence? A Report from the Marijuana Investor Summit
Business & Finance
Sara Davidson ~ The New Yorker ~   It was the first day of the first Marijuana Investor Summit, in Denver...
The Future of Pot? Leave It to the Pros, Not the Stoners
Business & Finance
Marcus Wohlsen ~ WIRED ~   IF YOU LIKE puns, then you’ll love the American pot industry.
Mock Ad For New DEA Chief Shows What It Takes To Be A - Real - Drug Warrior
Top Stories
Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~   A leading drug policy reform group has created a satirical ad seeking a new Drug Enforcement Administration chief that skewers the DEA in the wake of scandals and the announcement that its current administrator plans to resign.
Blue Grass, Iowa mom says medical marijuana may have saved her baby's life
Medical News
Brittany Lewis ~ WQAD8 ~   Twenty three states plus Washington D.C. have comprehensive medical marijuana programs. Iowa is not one of them.
Another record month for Colorado rec pot sales
Top Stories
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~   For the third consecutive month in 2015, recreational marijuana sales in Colorado reached record highs in March, according to new Department of Revenue data released Monday.
Retired Cop - I Never Encountered A Person Acting Out Under The Influence Of Marijuana
Top Stories
Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~   A pro-marijuana ad debuting in Texas on Tuesday showcases a retired police officer who says the state should take a more "sensible" approach to marijuana policies because the drug causes far fewer problems than alcohol.
Hemp Seed On Its Way To Colorado, With A Federal Blessing
U.S. News
Luke Runyon ~ KUNC Greeley ~   Following months of wrangling, the Colorado Department of Agriculture has secured a permit from federal drug enforcement officials to import industrial hemp seed from foreign countries.
It is time to legalize marijuana
Law & Crime
Max Mills ~ America Blog ~   Marijuana’s has a strange history in America.
Feds Propose 50% Marijuana Tax - As A Tax Cut
Business & Finance
Robert W. Wood ~ Forbes ~   Should marijuana businesses pay tax on gross profits or net profits?
National Spike in Synthetic Marijuana Emergencies
Medical News
Megan Brooks ~ MedScape ~   Calls to poison control centers in the United States related to synthetic marijuana spiked in April, and May could be a record month as well, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC)
Bob Marley Raised A Really Good Question About Marijuana Prohibition
Paige Lavender ~ Huffington Post ~   Reggae superstar Bob Marley passed away 34 years ago today - May 11th, 1981 at the age of 36.