August 2017

Shutterstock As the summer comes to an end, is the world getting tired of tourists? Terrorists and natural disasters may have grabbed the travel headlines this summer, but 2017 has also been marked by demonstrations aimed at travelers. You’ll even find an anti-tourism debate in English and Spanish on Twitter, under the hashtag #touristgohome. The reasons […]

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Jeff Sessions’ refueled War on Drugs and the growing legal and medicinal marijuana economy, while opposed in philosophy, share one crucial similarity: neither is having a positive impact on Black communities. Even in states with decriminalization laws, cannabis reforms don’t protect Black people from disproportionate weed-related arrests. And high start-up costs and laws that disqualify people with […]

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Retail marijuana dispensaries and other businesses related to recreational use of marijuana will be barred from setting up shop in Fresno after the City Council voted 4-3 Thursday to prohibit such establishments. Proposition 64, approved by California voters in November 2016, legalized the possession and recreational use of marijuana. It also legalized the sale of […]

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They can be found in most metro Phoenix dispensaries. But not for long. Harvest of Arizona is the state-authorized dispensary that makes and sells the bars, and distributes them to other Arizona dispensaries. The company has opted out of its license with Bhang, the California company that owns the recipe and provides the high-quality chocolate for the […]

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Cloudious9 Cloudious9’s “Hydrology9” vaporizer “It’s a boom town,” says entrepreneur Richard Huang, describing the legal cannabis industry, “but it’s not a gold rush, where just any fool can strike it big.” As co-founder of the vaporizer company Cloudious9, Huang has picked out his niche, putting time and effort behind the vaping trend.  He is one […]

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A common misconception amongst cannabis nay-sayers is that weed is not a “party” drug. Sure, certain strains glue you to the couch or make you just want to eat non-stop. But there are also several strains that give you an energetic, euphoric high that is perfect for the party scene. So without further ado, here […]

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He and his business partners just purchased a 9,000-square-foot warehouse on Mandela Parkway in West Oakland for $1.96 million. The cinder block building that up until last week housed a marine-focused distributor of valves, pipes and fittings has much more space than a cannabis delivery company needs to store inventory. That’s because Moore hopes to […]

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