According to DEA seizure data for marijuana flower, the highest level of THC tested was 37 percent. Here’s a look at THC content of marijuana products, and the increasing potency and purity of some other commonly used substances.
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An owner of cannabis testing lab OG Analytical has taken steps to sever ties to her company amid allegations she participates in neo-Nazi activities.
In the justices’ comments and questions about New Jersey’s voter-approved law allowing sports betting, most touched on the same states’ rights theme.
The letter, signed by 66 members of Congress, called for extending the “Rohrabacher-Blumenauer” provision that protects medical marijuana states from the DOJ.
The handheld tCheck uses UV light to measure cannabinoids in substances like oil or butter, allowing consumers to test potency of their homemade edibles.
The first Texas CBD products are expected to be available in December; one company seeking to be first to market will be delivering direct to patients
Hotel group Standard International is partnering with weed edibles maker Lord Jones to open a shop within its boutique hotel in Hollywood, with plans to expand.
Changes to the rules governing Colorado’s cannabis industry go into effect Jan. 1, including a groundbreaking path for in-state cannabis research.
Despite new California marijuana laws, many farmers remain uninsured and trapped in a cash economy that leaves them vulnerable to natural disasters.
Get the unofficial 2017 Colorado election results for cities voting on allowing marijuana sales and the 14 municipalities that decided tax measures.
The Los Angeles Times offers suggestions for addressing the opioid epidemic, including researching the possible role medical marijuana could play.
City Council approved new zoning requirements for Cleveland medical marijuana sales, preventing them in about 95 percent of the city.
Colfax Mayor pro tem Tony Hesch cursed out a resident during a City Council meeting for interrupting him during a debate on keeping some marijuana policies under local control.
Now that marijuana is on the brink of legalization in California, Los Angeles leaders want to make sure that people disproportionately affected by the war on drugs can cash in.
Maine’s path to establishing laws for the sale of recreational marijuana became a lot more clouded with the announcement last week of a competing measure from Gov. Paul LePage and Ken Fredette, the House Republican leader.
Colorado marijuana regulations are a-changing, and you have a chance to weigh in. There are a number of additions regarding Colorado cannabis research, including clinical applications and study of pesticide use.
Tom Petty didn’t tiptoe around toking. As the music world mourns his passing, here’s a look at his famous weed songs, including “You Don’t Know How it Feels.”
There’s a bipartisan effort underway in the Senate for easing the path to marijuana research as Sen. Orrin Hatch introduces the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017, or MEDS Act.
The House Rules Committee rejected a number of marijuana-related amendments from a federal appropriations bill, most notably Rohrabacher-Blumenauer.
President Donald Trump is threatening a government shutdown unless he gets Congress to pony up cash for his border wall with Mexico. But he will need a few Senate Democrats to go along.
In April, the governors of the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to “engage with us before embarking on any changes to regulatory and enforcement systems.” Sessions responded at the end of July with four letters addressed to the governors of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and…
In a ruling believed to be the first of its kind, a judge last week put a stop to a federal medical marijuana case before the men were sentenced to prison in light of a congressional amendment budget rider that prohibits DOJ from using funds to prosecute cases in which no state medical marijuana laws were broken.
The two Hoppz Cropz storefronts in Colorado Springs allegedly distributed nearly 200 pounds of marijuana via “free giveaways” of weed with other purchases and evaded taxes, officials say.
Tim Blake, owner of Healing Harvest cannabis farm and Area 101, an iconic dispensary and gathering spot in California, discusses the past and future of weed.
A measure allowing veterans easier access to medical marijuana garnered bipartisan support in Congress last year and nearly became law. A vote Monday could be the end of the line this year in another attempt to pass it.
The Trump administration’s attack on legal marijuana is increasingly confronting a politically potent adversary: military veterans
Comedian Josh Blue was assaulted Monday night at a St. Paul bar, according to a post on his Facebook page.
Recently returned blood tests show the man had 270 nanograms of THC per milliliter of blood in his system.
Fifteen pounds of marijuana were found in plastic bags on the side of a freeway in La Crescenta during a litter cleanup this weekend, authorities said. Two organizations were doing their monthly sweep along the 210 Freeway at La Crescenta Avenue on Saturday when City Councilman Mike Classens came across…
Dr. Christopher Prince says physicians are at least partly culpable for what he sees as misconceptions about medical marijuana and the opioid abuse epidemic crippling the nation.
The first four days of legal recreational marijuana sales generated $3 million in sales revenue and about $500,000 in tax revenue, putting Nevada on pace to achieve an estimated $30 million in sales revenue over the next six months of recreational sales, according to the Nevada Dispensary Association.
In an open letter sent Monday, the governors ask Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to “engage with us before embarking on any changes to regulatory and enforcement systems.”
A bill introduced this week in the Colorado Senate, SB 192, would open the door for home-delivered recreational and medical marijuana in the state.
Colorado’s monthly cannabis sales have reached a new apex in the legal era with a record-setting $117.4 million worth of flower, edibles and concentrates sold in April 2016. Colorado has now exceeded $100 million in monthly marijuana sales three times. FULL REPORT
How to make pot brownies: If you’re not a whiz in the kitchen, that’s OK. You don’t need a fancy marijuana brownie recipe, just cannabutter. Here’s how to make special brownies.
The GOP debate hosted by CNBC on Wednesday in Boulder had been expected to dig into candidates’ views on marijuana, yet the topic barely got covered.
Oregon recreational marijuana: The state Health Authority has released a list of medical marijuana dispensaries that can sell to all adults starting Oct. 1.
Snoop Dogg has a new weed-centric business venture: the Merry Jane media platform, which will cover the cannabis lifestyle and marijuana news.
Snoop Dogg’s latest weed-centric business venture may sound familiar to those who visit The Cannabist. The rap mogul is teaming up with entrepreneur Ted Chung to launch the Merry Jane media platform, which will feature original videos and “a cross-section of cultural and lifestyle features, along with the latest cannabis policy,…
Now’s your chance to see the marijuana ads that a Denver TV station had been set to air before putting that plan on hiatus.
The classic comedy “Friday” will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a return to the big screen next month. See the director’s cut Monday, April 20 at select theaters nationwide.
U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch answered a barrage of questions Wednesday during her Senate confirmation hearing in Washington. Here’s what she said about federal marijuana policy.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper gave his State of the State speech on Thursday at the Capitol, and he focused on banking access for the marijuana industry, which has been hampered by federal hang-ups over how the businesses handle their finances.
2014 was a year of fascinating marijuana developments: Innovative pot products hit the market, the global pot view is changing and unusual true stories abounded.
Here are 15 of the most intriguing questions readers had for Ask The Cannabist columnist Susan Squibb in the first year of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado. Queries ran the gamut from what’s now legal (and what’s still illegal) to the products for sale in pot shops to quests for 1970s strains and cooking with weed.
When Jane’s Addiction hit Denver’s Ogden Theatre for a show on Nov. 19, lead singer Perry Farrell was rather chatty. Maybe it was the pot brownie.
What’s going on here? Numerous media outlets ran a report Oct. 31 about marijuana edibles seized in Prince George, Maryland, that had originated from Colorado, along with local police issuing warnings to area parents to be on the lookout for THC-laced treats.
Tommy Chong made his “Dancing With the Stars” debut on Monday night in the premiere of the 19th season of ABC’s popular prime-time staple. The network certainly didn’t shy away from the stoney history of the comedian/actor/director (and Pueblo dispensary endorser).
ABC News correspondent Clayton Sandell shadowed a Colorado State Patrol officer and was on hand to record what happened when one sandal-wearing, Mustang-driving motorist was put through the paces by CSP Cpl. Roger Meyers, a specially trained drug recognition expert.