Tommy Chong to Jeff Sessions: Instead of Blowing Smoke Up Your Ass, Try Inhaling It

Pot icon Tommy Chong had some choice words for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an appearance with Cheech Marin on the debut episode Cold Cuts with Al Roker. Cheech and Chong were guests on the new online show to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the comedy duo’s landmark film Up in Smoke. While the trio chats and

Continue Reading

PA’s Auditor General Predicts Legal Pot Would Bring In Over $500 Million a Year

On Thursday, Pennsylvania’s Auditor General announced the release of a report titled “Regulating & Taxing Marijuana” that lays out the advantages of establishing a legal, regulated adult-use cannabis market. The attention-grabbing special report provides data detailing the potential revenue and financial benefits legal weed could bring to Pennsylvania. PA’s Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Is Seeing

Continue Reading

Lebanon Announces Plan to Legalize Medical Marijuana Use and Cultivation

With the economic benefits of cannabis increasingly coming into focus, many countries are considering some form of legalization. Most recently, Lebanon has announced a plan to legalize the use and cultivation of medical marijuana. The move could become an important boost to the country’s struggling economy. Cannabis Could Lift Lebanon’s Economy As reported by CNN,

Continue Reading

U.K. Drug Policy Committee Calls for Legalization of Medical Cannabis

A U.K. drug policy committee has called for the legalization of medical cannabis. The Advisory Committee on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) issued what it called “short-term advice” in acknowledging that cannabis has medicinal benefits and that doctors should be able to prescribe it for their patients. The committee also advised that cannabis should be

Continue Reading

Jersey City Set to Decriminalize Marijuana

Jersey City, New Jersey is decriminalizing the use and possession of marijuana with a new policy for prosecutors that begins today. Mayor Steven Fulop said in a statement that the change will serve to redress injustices of the War on Drugs. “The fact is, marijuana arrests and prosecutions in New Jersey, and around the nation, point

Continue Reading

Toronto Blazes Through More Than 140 Million Joints Annually

Let’s be clear from the outset. Canada has a reputation for consuming lots of cannabis. Tons of cannabis. More than 700 metric tons of cannabis by one count. As much as US$4.8 billion by another. It’s an impressive feat, one befitting the second nation on Earth to fully legalize the drug. But if you needed

Continue Reading

Grenade-Shaped Grinder Causes Airport Evacuation in Argentina

An Argentine airport was evacuated Tuesday after a suspected explosive device was discovered at the facility. But when the bomb squad arrived to investigate the object, they determined that it was actually a cannabis grinder designed to resemble a hand grenade. The incident occurred at the Astor Piazzolla airport in Mar del Plata, a seaside city about

Continue Reading

Arizona Court Rules Cannabis Extracts Not Protected Under Medical Marijuana Act

An Arizona appeals court has ruled that cannabis extracts are not protected under the state’s medical marijuana act. The ruling stems from the case of Rodney Jones, a registered medical marijuana patient who was arrested in 2013 for possessing hashish. The court in Jones’ original trial found that the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA), passed by

Continue Reading

Colorado Woman Denied Late Husband’s Benefits Because He Had Weed in His System

In weed-legal Colorado, the family of a worker who died on the job will get just half of his workers’ compensation benefits because a postmortem toxicology report found THC in the man’s blood. Workers Who Smoke Weed Legally Can Still Have Benefits Denied In December 2017, Adam Lee died after being crushed by a ski

Continue Reading

You Could Decide the Fate of Kevin Smith’s New Show “Hollyweed”

Kevin Smith’s new cannabis-centric comedy series Hollyweed could see an early demise if viewers aren’t happy with the show. The actor and director has partnered with the new streaming platform Rivit TV to host the pilot of the program. Now that it has been released, fans will determine if the series continues, according to Rolling Stone. Smith, who

Continue Reading