Cannabis Vacation

Nearly two-thirds of Americans support legalizing marijuana, a new poll has found. According to an Associated Press/University of Chicago poll conducted in February and released this week, 61 percent of Americans believe the drug should be legalized, while just 39 percent do not. Among those who would like to see the drug legalized, 24 percent believe […]

by

Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry, Ryan Ray, and Jim Rosica. Good Monday morning. We hope that your Easter was filled with family, friends, and reflection about the true meaning of the holiday. With Spring Break over, it’s almost time to […]

by

Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry, Ryan Ray, and Jim Rosica. Good Monday morning. We hope that your Easter was filled with family, friends, and reflection about the true meaning of the holiday. With Spring Break over, it’s almost time to […]

by

03/28/16 06:58 AM EDT By Matt Dixon (mdixon@politico.com; @Mdixon55); @Mdixon55) with Kristen East (keast@politico.com; @kristenicoleast) Good Monday morning. Well, you know last Friday how I told you Marc was going to be back this week? While technically true (he will again have the keys Tuesday), I’m running Playbook for one final day. So many people […]

by

  In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Healthcare, Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell delve into the interesting places where Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) and GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) fit into the healthcare investing puzzle. First, the company you’re probably getting sick of hearing about — what’s happening with Valeant today, how they got to this dire […]

by

Post Contributor Badge This commenter is a Washington Post contributor. Post contributors aren’t staff, but may write articles or columns. In some cases, contributors are sources or experts quoted in a story. More about badges | Request a badge … read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2016/03/24/lucius-national-cannabis-festival-and-more-just-announced-d-c-area-events/

by

Singapore, the world’s only island city-state, is a gorgeous, clean, lush republic located in Southeast Asia. It also, unfortunately, has some of the harshest drug policies in the world. The Misuse of Drugs Act classifies cannabis as a Class A substance and interprets possession, consumption, manufacturing, import, export, or trafficking to be illegal. Penalties range […]

by

While most travelers thrive in Colorado’s great outdoors, a new study reveals that tourists looking to take advantage of the state’s less-restrictive marijuana laws can’t handle their weed, winding up in the hospital at rates far higher than residents. As the AP reported, a study, whose results will be published in the New England Journal […]

by

DENVER — Colorado’s tourists aren’t just buying weed now that it’s legal — they’re ending up in emergency rooms at rates far higher than residents, according to a new study. Doctors reviewed marijuana-related emergency-room admissions at a hospital near Denver International Airport during 2014, when the sale of recreational pot became legal. The results will […]

by

In this episode we travel to the South American country of Uruguay. In 2013, Uruguay became the first country in the world to completely legalize marijuana in a move that has since been dubbed the “great experiment.” While the legal cannabis is only provided to citizens, it’s still a great place to have a relaxed […]

by

“Visitors are less-experienced with Colorado cannabis products, which is more potent than what many have previously used,” said Dr. Andrew Monte, the senior author of the study and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “People are more likely to use the drug, and use it in excess, […]

by

If you’re in a state that’s legalized marijuana, you’re lucky to have the choice of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with green buds instead of beer. The Irish aren’t so lucky. Recreational as well as medical use of marijuana is still illegal in Ireland. But activist groups are busily working to change that. To find out […]

by

GUNS AND MONEY… Squid loves oozing through Oldtown Salinas to see where various decision-makers eat. Attorneys caffeinating at the Cherry Bean, Big Ag bigwigs imbibing at Giorgio’s, police chiefs chowing down at Growers Pub. Sheriff Steve Bernal asked County Supervisor Fernando Armenta to lunch last week to lobby him against a county hiring freeze. (“I’m more of a farmworkers pub […]

by

Two hydroponics experts are offering a simple, high-tech solution to a simple problem: growing excellent bud at home with minimal effort. “iDro is a smartphone-connected, fully-automated hydro system to help anyone grow high quality cannabis,” says Fredrik Lindseth, a 23-year-old Colorado College graduate in Organismal Biology with a focus on plant growth and development, who […]

by

You’re in Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal. You decide to indulge and eat a weed brownie. (First one since college!) Nothing seems to happen. You can still reel off the state capitals, hold a coherent conversation and an entire bag of salt-and-vinegar potato chips doesn’t sound particularly tasty. So you eat another brownie. And, […]

by