May 2018

Over the past six years, nine states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for recreational use. By year’s end, four more are set to make smoking a joint as innocent as drinking a glass of bourbon. Here in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio just called for ceasing marijuana arrests, and there’s a push […]

SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) — Those buses full of rubbernecking tourists are common sights in Tinseltown, but now that recreational marijuana is legal in the Golden State, tourists are taking advantage and hitting the bong as they hit the streets. Prospective toking tourists can now book a bus on Greenline Trips, a new company catering to the […]

By Colin A. YoungSTATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE With just more than a week until it can begin issuing business licenses, the Cannabis Control Commission is in the midst of conducting its first background checks for prospective legal marijuana businesses. Two entities representing five potential licenses have submitted all portions of the CCC’s marijuana business license […]

Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker has claimed that his proposal to legalize marijuana would create between $350 million and $700 million in revenue for the state, but the plan could also advance the business interests of certain family members who are deeply invested in pot-centric ventures. Joseph “Joby” Pritzker, his second cousin, and his father, […]

CLOSE Millions of visitors flock to Colorado each year for legal weed, launching a niche marijuana tourism industry. At Colorado Cannabis Tours, guests ride a party bus and smoke marijuana to their heart’s delight. Doug Hood Matthew Feinstein, CEO of Pineapple Express.(Photo: James Nash/ This story is part of the HIGH HOPES series from the USA TODAY […]

 Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (the “Company” or “Abattis“) (CSE:ATT) (ATTBF) is pleased to announce the addition of three new vaporizers to its product line. Since the Company’s acquisition of Green Tree Therapeutics (“Green Tree”) earlier this year, Abattis has been working to expand its retail presence and product line and is now ready to release its first three […]

Today’s Marijuana: As more states open the door to marijuana legalization –whether for medical use or recreational use — the taboos surrounding the herb are quickly vanishing. For some of you, the last time you tried weed was in your college dorm, fumbling with a badly rolled joint and coughing uncontrollably while trying to act […]

Matthew Feinstein, CEO of Pineapple Express.(Photo: James Nash/ This story is part of the HIGH HOPES series from the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey, which sent journalists to Colorado California to see how legal weed could impact the Garden State. LOS ANGELES — Matthew Feinstein spent most of his recent career in the DVD business until streaming video […]