Cannabis Baby Boomers

There’s a fun link on YouTube that’s received more that 28+ million hits featuring three local grandmothers smoking pot for the first time. Since the legalization of recreational marijuana in 2014 more and more families are having a new conversation. “We need to talk to mom and dad about marijuana.” Seniors are finding relief in newly […]

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September 26, 2017 3:00 AM by The Analyst Gov. Brian Sandoval has decided to convene the Gaming Policy Committee to address topics basically around when gaming licensees can do business with parties involved in state-permitted marijuana. In particular the governor’s executive order directs the committee to consider the following four topics and prepare a recommendation […]

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September 26, 2017 3:00 AM by The Analyst Gov. Brian Sandoval has decided to convene the Gaming Policy Committee to address topics basically around when gaming licensees can do business with parties involved in state-permitted marijuana. In particular the governor’s executive order directs the committee to consider the following four topics and prepare a recommendation […]

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Justin Calvino tours a marijuana greenhouse under construction for the coming season on one of his properties in Mendocino County, California. Marijuana growers, forced to run their businesses with cash, must navigate legal and political gray areas as regulations and laws continue to change. / AFP PHOTO / Josh Edelson (Photo credit should read JOSH […]

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On Tuesday, Minnesota Senator Al Franken officially became the fifth person to sign on as a co-sponsor for a pro-cannabis legalization bill that would authorize marijuana growers and cultivators to be eligible for taxation. If passed, the measure would further legitimize the manufacture and sale of weed—and the very signing itself indicates Franken’s ever-growing platform […]

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Torben Hansen/Wikimedia Commons Some new surveys by Consumer Research Around Cannabis, a Houston-based market research company, have turned up some fascinating data about Colorado marijuana users. In one survey, the company asked 1,258 marijuana users in the Denver metro area and nearby parts of Wyoming and Nebraska to list the reasons why they use pot. […]

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Getty A new study published in the journal Addiction has found that legalization is not a contributing factor to increased cannabis use among adults in the United States. The study was conducted by researchers at the Public Health Institute’s Alcohol Research Group, and they used data provided by periodic national alcohol surveys. That data was […]

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Photo credit: COHN/COHNNABISRecreational marijuana is almost normal. In the five years since Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational use, Oregon, Alaska, California, Nevada, Maine, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia have followed suit. Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart have a successful cooking show, and a majority of adults in the U.S. […]

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