Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images   Author – Tom Angell , Contributor  – Original Article can be found and credited here A powerful congressional panel voted on Thursday to continue shielding medical marijuana patients and providers who comply with state laws from prosecution by the federal government.While the provision has been federal…

Medical marijuana advocates react to ouster of VA chief David Shulkin, nomination of Dr. Ronny Jackson – The Cannabis Reporter Source of original article here. Veterans organizations fighting for medical marijuana access reacted with both hope and skepticism to President Donald Trump’s latest shakeup at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Trump ousted VA Secretary…

Pennsylvania runs out of medical marijuana right after sales begin – The Cannabis Reporter Source of original article here. Less than two weeks ago, Pennsylvania officially launched its new medical marijuana program, a highly anticipated event for eligible patients in the Keystone state. But the excitement quickly turned to disappointment when Pennsylvania dispensaries more or…

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s path to potentially legal recreational marijuana could take a turn soon with a legislative hearing scheduled, though legislators are expressing caution over the legalization, a key campaign promise of Gov. Phil Murphy.   Read more here at – https://www.apnews.com/7a0d98b631274817b84c67a92153dbe3/New-Jersey’s-path-to-legal-marijuana-could-take-a-turn

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A proposal to ease commercial hemp cultivation has passed the Oregon Legislature. Under a measure approved by the Senate on Saturday, hemp seed would be classed as an agricultural seed. The state Department of Agriculture must lay out standards, including identification documents. A variety of cannabis, hemp is bred to produce…

Source – BusinessInsider.com The Flow Cannabis Institute is a first-of-its-kind marijuana tourism destination in California.Flow Kana Marijuana tourism is on the horizon for California’s famed wine country. A craft cannabis brand called Flow Kana is building a marijuana processing and manufacturing hub on the site of a former winery in Mendocino County. The company purchased…

Alaska attorney general seeks ‘safe harbor’ for banks that want to work with marijuana businesses Source Anchorage Daily News Let banks work with cannabis businesses: That was the message Alaska’s attorney general sent to Congress on Monday.   Citing public safety concerns, Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth joined 18 other states asking Congress to pass legislation…

Winter 420 tours and the Colorado Mountains Well with the cold coming in soon, so will come the cannabis connoisseur looking for a 420 friendly vacation.  So you will see all of the snow birds flocking in to smoke our fine cannabis here in Colorado. We hope this season is better then ever with adults…

Nevada says “No” to cannabis smoking on tours. So Nevada killed them as soon as they started. Cannabis 420 tours have been severely limited. Cannabis tours in Nevada or Las Vegas prospectively, cannot let riders smoke inside the transport. This means no smoking at all. you can not smoke when it is parked, moving…. at…

July’s Cannabis News When news is good the temptation is to start with it. This 420 friendly cannabis news round-up starts off in a positive way and ends on a positive note with a few intriguing twists and turns along the way. Starting with the good: Senator Corey Booker has put forth legislation that would…

Cannabis – Open your Mind to the benefits. Yes, cannabis. My first puff of weed came out of one of those giant bongs that makes you question the sanity and brain-cell capacity of the makers. It was college, and I’d only recently started what I rebelliously called “partying”, after having spent the first 19 years…

Las Vegas Recreational Dispensaries – Top 20 Weed Shops for Cannabis Travelers. We have some of the best Las Vegas recreational dispensaries listed below. Go and find your favorite strain, oil, concentrate or get a delicious edible. Nevada is now the newest state to have recreational cannabis available for adults 21 and over. From Reno…

Las Vegas Marijuana Vacations, is it the new destination? Are Las Vegas marijuana vacations the next big thing? Will Vegas be the new destination for cannabis friendly travelers? The increase in marijuana tourism is through the roof over the last three years. In 2015, over 16.4 million people visited Denver, Colorado spending in excess of…

Smoking Weed for the First Time – A reflection on the friends that brought us here Smoking weed for the first time? Read on……You never forget your first time – admittedly its an easy joke to make, but in the community of cannabis users it is one that is particularly true. Weather a person is…

What is a percolator bong and where can you buy one ? Percolator bong….A lot has changed over the past few years in terms of best bongs and water pipes. The percolator bong gives a whole new twist to cannabis smoking and incorporates some clever and artistic engineering. At first many stoners were dubious about…

The Bong – The wonderful history of the water pipe. The bong. Few things are more iconic to cannabis smokers than the bong. From Denver to New York City, from Jamaica to Hong Kong, this classic smoking device is always a hit. Many readers are probably thinking that bongs are a new invention, if they…

By: ELI McVEY, Marijuana Business Daily / AP Member Exchange April 24, 2017 Updated: April 24, 2017 at 9:33 pm DENVER — Colorado’s marijuana industry — one of the most mature in the nation — continues to thrive, posting record-setting sales figures through the first two months of 2017. Combined sales of medical and recreational…

Our Travel Tips for International Cannabis Friendly Travelers Welcome! Ciao, bonjour, hola, jambo, ni hau, and hello international visitors! Welcome to the United States of America, the world’s most sophisticated, friendliest, culturally diverse “Melting Pot” in the world and our little article with travel tips for international cannabis friendly travelers. For weeks, international visitors from…

Stoners guide to Visiting Portland Oregon Welcome to the definitive stoners guide to Stumptown! In our stoners guide to visiting Portland Oregon you will find everything you ever wanted to know about catching a buzz in the city but forgot to ask. If you’re reading this, it is safe to assume that you are thinking…

Here is our Top 4 Reasons to Use LED Grow Lights. Why Haven’t You Switched to LED Grow Lights Yet? LED grow lights are rapidly taking the growing world by storm, and it would be amazing if they weren’t. They completely outclass high-pressure sodium or metal halide in every way. So if you have a…

Top 10 California Places to visit for Cannabis Travelers It is often said, that people who travel a lot get to discover new things. People that explored the world had to sacrifice both time and energy in order for them to come to an understanding of what makes the world revolve. Tourists, especially the cannabis…

Colorado’s Great Places to Eat – when you have the munchies. Here we have Colorado’s great places to eat in my opinion for all of you stoners to hit when you have the terrible munchies and need to satisfy your desire. Please read and enjoy. Links to all places are also included. 1. Pete’s Kitchen…

Cannabis in Religion – Mixing Both Spirituality’s Cannabis in religion, hand in hand for eons. With so many states legalizing the medicinal use of cannabis and more and more legalizing the recreational use of the plant, we have come a long way since the days of total prohibition. This opens the doors for more people…

Top Stoner Gift Ideas to Box up for your loved ones. Looking for some Top Stoner Gift Ideas? Ever wonder what to get those hard to shop for people for Christmas? Well, if they are cannabis enthusiasts here are some great gift giving ideas. Well first off you can always give them cash, as cash…

Source – Brian Early [email protected] Along with the many national, state and local offices Maine residents will vote Nov. 8, they will also decide whether to legalize the use of recreational marijuana for adults in the state. Billed as the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol, the initiative would permit adults 21 years old and…

Alaska pot regulators OK first retail license By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press   |  Posted Sep 8th, 2016 @ 7:31pm ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The owners of Frozen Budz have high hopes now that they’ve received Alaska’s first retail marijuana license. Destiny Neade, co-owner of the Fairbanks business, received a round of applause from the audience after she…

Popular Diseases You Never Knew Cannabis May Potentially Cure By kaya technologies There is no denying the fact that cannabis, the Botanical name for Marijuana, is one of the most popular illicit drugs in the world. At the same time, cannabis is also one of the safest and least addicting of illegitimate substances. Researchers from…

Marijuana will remain Illegal says Feds Marijuana advocates who hoped the cascade of states moving to legalize medical marijuana would soften the federal stance on the drug faced disappointment Thursday as the Drug Enforcement Administration announced it will keep marijuana illegal for any purpose.   Read more at USATODAY   Marijuana will remain Illegal says Feds

Top 5 States to Legalize Marijuana Next 2016 will be remembered as a momentous occasion in our US history… here we are breaking down the top 5 states to legalize marijuana next. No, we’re not talking about the battle between Clinton and Trump. We are talking about pot legalization. New legislation in the coming months…

Denver 420 Fest Colorado Cannabis Fun! So it is getting closer to the time of year some of us wait for, 4/20/2016…Denver 420 Fest Colorado Cannabis. This date is a very busy and controversial time in Colorado. This is when all of the cannabis friendly people and long time smokers from around the world come…

Cannabis and Pain If you are or know of a very sever chronic pain sufferer this is a great article for you to read and watch about cannabis and pain. The cannabis of today can help so many variations of pain and suffering in many people instead of the synthetic variations of pain killers. The…

The many environmental benefits of American Hemp As medical marijuana has gained prominence, so has its cousin, the American hemp plant. Activists have brought attention not only to the benefits of medical cannabis, but also those of hemp. Contrary to mainstream belief, hemp and marijuana are different plants. Though both plants are in the same…

Evolution of Cannabis Consumption As the cannabis industry evolves every year and new inventions are made, new ways to smoke are coming out. Some may have seen the spread of ‘dab nation’ across the west coast as it now spreads all the way to the east. These new concentrates come in many forms such as…

Top Five 420 Friendly Travel Tips for Stoners on Vacation With the legalization of recreational marijuana in parts of the country, there are now new opportunities to partake in everyone’s favorite plant. In fact, there is an entire industry growing in symbiosis with the pot production. 420 friendly travel – replete with specialized travel agents…

Marijuana vacations in the cannabis friendly states. So spring is coming and some of you are, might be, or thinking about looking to take a marijuana vacation. By the emails we from our great subscribers we are asked a few common questions that we will cover on this post. We will be reflecting back here…

Alaska Marijuana Tourism Alaska has legalized marijuana in some form for quite some time now, but what can you do there? How about geocaching? Geocaching is a gps enabled game originally created by tech enthusiasts as a form of hide and seek. Alaska however has an interesting new take on this game. Players arrive in…

4/20 – The Holiday for Legalization April 20th is just another run of the mill day to many, some go to work and others to school. There are some who stay home and others who go out, however there are those who truly understand what 4/20 has become. It’s a time, date and a state…

Marijuana and Munchies Why? So you go and buy marijuana, get high, and then they come… you get the munchies. This common theme has been happening for decades, but why. Well that question is going to be covered in this video. Well a few great people got together to find out why we get hungry…

Marijuana – The World’s Drug Of Choice Back and forth, up and down goes the debate about marijuana, also known as weed. Last year, 19 states and D.C. considered some degree of legalization. Those debates resulted in the approval of medical marijuana in New Jersey, Arizona, and the nation’s capital. The rest of the proposed…