Lifestyle & Culture

PORTLAND, OR — As the 2015 Legislative Session begins, the issue of implementing regulations for the marijuana industry looms large. Lobbying groups have formed representing the interests of growers, retailers, medical marijuana patients, industrial hemp farmers, and the cities and counties, but until now no group has stepped up to represent the interests of the […] Continue Reading

ST. THOMAS — Legislation decriminalizing the possession of one ounce or less of cannabis in the United States Virgin Islands became law this weekend. On Friday, Senate lawmakers voted to override Gov. John P. DeJongh’s line-item veto of the decriminalization provision, which had been included in territory’s 2015 fiscal year budget. The depenalization measure eliminates […] Continue Reading

NIAGRA FALLS, NY — Yesterday, 8 year old Donella Nocera of Niagra Falls passed away while waiting for emergency access to medical marijuana to ease her end-of-life suffering. Donella was fighting stage 4 brain cancer. Her father, Nate, joined Compassionate Care NY from Donella’s bedside, fighting for emergency access for his daughter and pleading with […] Continue Reading

PITTSBURGH, PA — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has applied for a first-offender’s program on marijuana possession and driving under the influence charges, which could result in the charges being dismissed and his arrest record expunged, his attorney said Wednesday. The tentative deal would include 15 months of probation and a 60-day driver’s license […] Continue Reading

December is here, and the holiday shopping season is in full swing.  Once you’re finished with Cyber Monday shopping deals, why not take a moment to get yourself ready for the holidays, stoner style? “Peace On Earth, Good Heath To All” medical marijuana holiday cards, $3.19 Make a bold statement with these “Peace on Earth, Good […] Continue Reading

As we prepare to stuff ourselves like a Thanksgiving turkey, retailers nationwide are getting ready for the busy holiday shopping season, which unofficially kicks off on Friday, with traditional retailers offering deals and discounts on anything and everything to wrap up and place under the tree.  In many cases, sales extend throughout the weekend, concluding […] Continue Reading

ANCHORAGE, AK — A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against a former Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air  to work towards legalizing marijuana. The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use in November. Greene challenged the commission’s […] Continue Reading

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