April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
81% of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana

81% of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana

The Des Moines Register reports on a recent Quinnipiac Poll, 81 percent of Iowa voters said they would support medical marijuana should a patient need it per a doctor’s...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Reno Takes Another Step Forward With Medical Marijuana Issue

Reno Takes Another Step Forward With Medical Marijuana Issue

Reno City Council unanimously approved the concept of the medical marijuana business Wednesday, directing city staff to come up with ordinances and zoning requirements to oversee dispensaries,...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Maryland becomes the 21st medical marijuana state. Meanwhile, those CBD medical marijuana bills continue to move. And more. Let’s get...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Entrepreneurs Decry Fees

Medical Marijuana Entrepreneurs Decry Fees

Under the proposed rules for the new Illinois law, would-be pot entrepreneurs need a $2 million surety bond, $250,000 in liquid assets, $25,000 for an application fee,...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

A notorious New York City narc goes on desk duty, an Alabama prison guard gets mixed up with meth, a Florida cop is in trouble for slinging...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis was among a group of medical marijuana businesses that were allowed to operate while the state processed their license applications, a process that dragged on...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

“You hear that, Mr. Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability.” – Agent Smith A local newspaper from Holland, Michigan released an editorial urging residents (and the...
By: Devilmonk
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Legal Experts Are Rebelling Against German Drug Laws

Legal Experts Are Rebelling Against German Drug Laws

22 German professors of Criminal Law signed a petition demanding the decriminalization of drugs and the legalization of marijuana. The current anti-drugs legislation was written in 1981...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Product Review: Huxley’s BHO (Dabs)

Product Review: Huxley’s BHO (Dabs)

Colorado medical marijuana patients will most likely be familiar with the brand name Beyond Mars, an edible company that we’ve reviewed here before on Weedist. Their incredibly...
By: Prospero
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Those who report consuming cannabis two or three times per week are less likely to engage in at risk drinking behavior, according to data published online in The American Journal...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Rhode Island: House Committee to Hold Hearing on Marijuana Legalization Bill

Rhode Island: House Committee to Hold Hearing on Marijuana Legalization Bill

The Rhode Island House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary is scheduled to hold a hearing on a bill that would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana similarly to...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Alabama Governor Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Law

Alabama Governor Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Law

Earlier this month, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed into law SB 174, known as Carly’s Law. This law creates an affirmative defense for patients suffering from debilitating epileptic conditions —...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
‘Bud and Breakfast’ Joins Emerging Marijuana-Friendly Colorado Hotels

‘Bud and Breakfast’ Joins Emerging Marijuana-Friendly Colorado Hotels

Travelers heading to Denver with a desire to “wake and bake” will have new lodging to consider this May, when a local hospitality group launches the latest in...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Prospero’s Favorite Denver 420 Events 2014

Prospero’s Favorite Denver 420 Events 2014

This weekend marks the first legal 420 in Colorado, the first state in the nation to allow recreational marijuana sales. Cannabis-related tourism has brought plenty of visitors...
By: Prospero
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Maine Patients, Parents, Activists Call on Obama to Remove Medical Marijuana From List of Scheduled Drugs

Maine Patients, Parents, Activists Call on Obama to Remove Medical Marijuana From List of Scheduled Drugs

Three times each day, 19-year-old Katie Solman of Bangor, Maine adds drops of a medical marijuana tincture into a cup of juice or tea and swallows it. Solman and her...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Instafire: Caviar Gold Raspberry Cavi Cone – World’s Strongest Preroll

Instafire: Caviar Gold Raspberry Cavi Cone – World’s Strongest Preroll

Posted by @diablodabs 420 is this Sunday — you already knew the Instafire was gonna be legit. Check out the Raspberry Cavi Cone of Caviar Gold – The World’s Strongest...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Maryland Marijuana Laws Leave Unanswered Questions

Maryland Marijuana Laws Leave Unanswered Questions

Now that the state’s medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Book Review: The Marijuana Diet

Book Review: The Marijuana Diet

Art Glass, a 66 year old cannabis consumer, recently put out a book that seems somewhat contradictory in its title: The Marijuana Diet. This is a true...
By: Devilmonk
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Florida Democrats Add Medical Marijuana to the Ballot to Boost Voter Turnout for the Midterm Election

Florida Democrats Add Medical Marijuana to the Ballot to Boost Voter Turnout for the Midterm Election

Florida Democrats are pushing for a constitutional amendment that would put medical marijuana on the state’s ballot this November. If the initiative passes, Florida would become the first...
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Biometric Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled in Colorado

Biometric Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled in Colorado

The free market has done wonders for the marijuana entrepreneurial spirit in Colorado. Could the state position itself as the Silicon Valley of pot? Enter the marijuana...
By: NY Farmer
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