Lifestyle January 29, 2015
Healing Recipes: Arthritis – Turmeric Pear Juice

Fresh turmeric, apple, pear and kale combine for a refreshing and delicious juice that is sure to delight and soothe. This cannabis infused recipe is a powerful blend of healthy foods specifically recommended for combating arthritis with nutrition. Read More »

Activism, Business, Politics January 28, 2015
IRS Prepares to Audit, Raid Dispensaries

The IRS has announced a tax code theory which could result in punitive audits, crippling tax bills and even raids against legal cannabis retailers. Read More »

Science January 28, 2015
Terpene Profile: Borneol

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of borneol are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what studies are currently being done to determine its wide variety of medicinal benefits. Read More »

Business January 27, 2015
Colorado Hotels Are Charging Tourists For Smoking Cannabis

Despite an 8.3 % increase in the average room rate in the year 2014 alone, hotels are also cashing in on room smoking with a $250 smoking fee. Read More »

Science January 26, 2015
Indica, Sativa, Ruderalis – Did We Get It All Wrong?

It seems Richard Evans Schultes, the man who created the original taxonomy for cannabis in the 1970's, mis-identified a C. afghanica plant as a C. indica plant. That one mistake began 40 years of confusion which has only been dispelled by McPartland's research this year. Read More »

Healing Recipes: Epilepsy – Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

Cannabis has been shown to be an effective treatment for epilepsy, and the following recipe combines cannabis with nutritious ingredients for a healthy recipe. Read More »

Product Review: Show Your Colors With Green Arbor Strain Tees

Enter Green Arbor Clothing's new line of cannabis strain tees, which wed high-minded concepts to a refined, cultivated aesthetic hearkening back to an earlier age in American history when cannabis was treated like any another agricultural product or medicine. Read More »

International Cannabis Business Conference Focuses On Activism On Day 1

The success and failures of marijuana law reform across the country demonstrate that the cannabis community as a whole is in a much better position when there is unity, when the industry and activists work together, and sometimes compromise. Read More »

An Update on Alabama’s “Carly’s Law”

FDA approval was just the first hurdle the University of Alabama-Birmingham has had to clear in order to commence the study. Review of the study’s parameters by the University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) and approval by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) are still required before the study may... Read More »

New Policy Greatly Restricts Federal Asset Forfeiture Program

Attorney General Eric Holder announced a new policy, effective immediately, that will greatly restrict the ability of state and local police forces to use federal law to seize goods without charging an individual with a crime. Read More »

Colorado Joins California in Funding Cannabis Research

Colorado is a first, but to say they are the first state, or even the first government agency to fund cannabis research, is not accurate. Read More »

Mexican Cartels Withdrawing from US Cannabis Market?

New data are suggesting that Mexican drug cartels, for decades among the top distributors of cannabis in the United States, may be exiting that once-profitable trade in lieu of smuggling more dangerous — and profitable — drugs like heroin and methamphetamine. According to the Washington Post, the total amount... Read More »

Pot Luck: Legal Marijuana in Alabama is a High Stakes Game

Legal cannabis may be coming soon to Alabama. Yes — that Alabama. And as strange as that reality may sound, stranger still is the fact that legalization faces its gravest threat not from drug war prohibitionists, but rather anti-gambling crusaders. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is the only federally... Read More »

California Activists Debate Legalization’s Future

A diverse and passionate group of activists from every part of California gathered in Oakland to debate the shape and message of the state’s imminent 2016 cannabis legalization initiative. The event, a prohibition “post mortem” panel sponsored by the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform (CCPR), was notable for its... Read More »