When Stephen Colbert pressed Ohio Gov. John Kasich about marijuana legalization, it ended up being one of the more frank conversations about cannabis on TV.
It takes a lot to catch Stephen Colbert unawares. But singer Robert Plant did just that on Oct. 9 when he handed Colbert a well-rolled joint mid-interview.
That time I soberly went on Stephen Colbert’s show – and then got high so I could watch myself talking with the man himself.
It’s 4:20 p.m. on March 17, 2014 — St. Patrick’s Day, friends, so we’d like to say “KISS ME, I’M HIGH-RISH” to our readers — and here are a few of the things we’re talking about at Cannabist HQ.
Ah, Stephen Colbert. How happy are you with all the fodder coming out of Colorado these days? Talking on Colorado’s January marijuana taxes announced last week, Colbert didn’t miss a beat — or a joke.
A 17-year-old boy who fled after mowing down two pedestrians in an Aug. 18 Natick crash was driving high on marijuana, authorities said.
A Colorado man involved in gunfire at a local mall over a bogus marijuana deal, which involved broccoli instead of weed, has been sentenced to prison.
The Caucus looks to overhaul the Medical Cannabis Commission to ensure racial diversity after no African-American owned businesses given pre-approval.
A group hoping to put a marijuana legalization issue on Ohio’s ballot this fall says it won’t wait to see if state lawmakers act on medical marijuana and will push ahead with its proposal, despite the failure of a separate effort in November.
One group of Denver-based filmmakers stayed on the story of Colorado recreational marijuana sales for a full year, following the staffers at The Denver Post as it became pot’s paper of record. The resulting feature-length documentary, “Rolling Papers,” screens Saturday at Aspen Filmfest.
One of the largest marijuana advocacy organizations in the United States released a 2015 list that ranks who it thinks are the most successful and influential Americans to ever ingest cannabis.
Denver’s ABC affiliate KMGH-Channel 7 is on the verge of running what is said to be the first marijuana-related TV commercials. But after confirming the controversial move in The Cannabist, the station on Friday put the ads on hold.
Colorado cannabis documentary “Rolling Papers,” directed by Mitch Dickman, has its world premiere March 15 at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. It’s more than a snicker fest about cannabis, offering a telling glimpse into the state of journalism.
Denver’s famous Rockmount Ranch Wear, a third-generation LoDo business known for its stylish Western shirts and pioneering button-snaps, knows what 420-friendly means. One of the shop’s latest innovations: The Cannabis Cowboy shirt. Our interview with Rockmount president Steve Weil.
Google Business View is showing web browsers the inside of Colorado’s legal pot stores — and Google’s latest tool could be potent marketing for marijuana shops. Have a look around.
How has Colorado post-legalization life changed for the world’s first marijuana editor? Significantly, as it turns out. I have learned and witnessed a lot in the past 12 months. And our stories are the historic record of Colorado’s first-of-its-kind legalization.
There’s no escaping Colorado’s status as the poster child for legal recreational marijuana when visitors come to town, even — or especially — when Denver is trying to sell itself as the perfect site for a national political convention.
Who can say they’ve gotten high with José Mujica, the president of Uruguay? This Vice correspondent can. See the video:
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is telling his constituents they should move to Colorado if they want access to legal recreational marijuana.
As the The Cannabist’s editor, I’m incredibly proud of our many contributors — our colleagues at The Denver Post, our content-sharing partners and our many freelancers. And now we’re almost ready to announce our newest contributor, and this one has star power to spare.
A few months ago we wrote about the wow-factor of marijuana vending machines: Their legality, how they work and why some feel these machines represent a future that revolves around convenience, control and automation.
Citing uncertainty in the marijuana market, Colorado’s governor has ratcheted back his projection on how much tax the newly legal drug could produce.
Colorado voters approved the sale of legal marijuana thinking the revenues derived would go towards areas like schools or treatment for substance abuse.
Tahoe OG is pretty to look at, tasty to smoke and a great helper for a little deep thinking. But it’s not an ideal choice when dealing with a pressure situation.
Remember when Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana? Here are 10 moments that helped define Jan. 2014, the first month of legal weed sales. Click here.