September 2016

Photo Credit: tarasov / Shutterstock.com A new viral YouTube video takes a classic Beatles tune and turns it into a Baby Boomer’s anthem for legalization. About 8,800 Californians are arrested each year on felony marijuana charges. A measure on the state’s November ballot, Proposition 64, would legalize nonmedical marijuana for adults and release people currently incarcerated […]

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Colorado’s landmark legal marijuana system will be subject to new rules and regulations starting Saturday when several new public safety measures aimed at the Centennial State’s billion-dollar cannabis industry begin taking effect. Marijuana-laced edibles made to be sold at Colorado’s legal pot shops must bear a certain branding before being stocked on the shelves of […]

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Tweet MY ROOMMATE Emily Weatherford is the Ms. Frizzle of weed science—she’s a chemist at Portland’s Green Leaf Lab (greenleaflab.org), which tests cannabis before it’s legally allowed to be sold at dispensaries. From my very basic understanding of the weed business, legalization labs have been scrambling to get accredited by ORELAP (Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation […]

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In this Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, photo, candy bars wrapped in new packaging to indicate that the products contain marijuana are shown in the kitchen of BlueKudu candy in the historic Five Points District of Denver. A new Colorado requirement, which goes into effect this Saturday, makes edible producers to label their goods with a […]

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Opponents of Florida’s medical marijuana amendment are warning that cannabis-enhanced edibles will endanger children, hoping that voters will eat up their dire predictions and reject the measure. “Amendment 2 will bring kid-friendly pot candy to Florida,” the anti-drug campaign Vote No On 2 said in a flier we received in the mail Sept. 22, 2016. […]

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Welcome to Leafly’s Product Reviews, where we take a closer look at a cannabis gadget, accessory, or consumable, and give it a test spin. Today we’re trying out the Firefly 2 portable vaporizer. The Firefly 2 at a Glance Product Type: Dry herb and concentrate portable vaporizer Manufacturer: Firefly Price: $329.95 Features: Fast-charge battery, customizable […]

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Beware of short cuts and quick fixes that minimize the hard work and focus required to prosper. An effective ganja garden always satisfies the needs of the grower who maintains the following seven important rules of conduct. Cleanliness: Proactivity isn’t just a boardroom cliché. Simple tasks such as picking up dead leaves and sweeping up […]

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Paul Danish/Sue France Another marijuana legalization poll is out, and this one is very good news indeed. On Sept. 26, California’s highly respected Field Research Corporation, which has been polling on California issues for decades, released a poll on the prospects of Proposition 64, the state’s marijuana legalization initiative. It found likely voters favored the […]

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