No one was more surprised that Gene Simmons recently accepted a role at Canadian-based cannabis products company Invictus than Simmons himself.  The outspoken KISS bassist is a lifelong teetotaler who has often decried the evils of drug use and hailed the benefits of sobriety. While Simmons still loathes the horrors of addiction, which killed so […]

U.S. marijuana consumption is more prevalent today than during the conservative 1980s. Surges in drug use are often attributed to “kids these days,” but new research shows that the change has been driven not by stereotypical longhair youngsters but by the gray-haired and balding set. Researchers William Kerr, Camillia Lui and Yu Ye integrated 30 years […]

PORTLAND — The black market for marijuana is thriving in Oregon and an oversupply of weed from growers is flowing to more than two dozen states where pot remains illegal, a top federal law enforcement official said Friday. U.S. Attorney Billy Williams said the state has a “significant overproduction” problem and that he would prioritize […]

Hi Fidelity, a new marijuana dispensary located next to Amoeba Music on Telegraph Avenue, officially opened Saturday. The dispensary is expected to increase foot traffic and boost vitality at the intersection of Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue, which has been “problematic” in the past 25 years, according to Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington. Owner of Hi Fidelity and […]

• Across Britain, Meghan and Harry are everywhere. Royal wedding fever has gripped Britain, where Prince Harry, sixth in line to the throne, and Meghan Markle, an American actress, will be married tomorrow. To capitalize on this singular moment, companies are rolling out all manner of commemorative items. In anticipation of the big day, we […]

By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON – The Cannabis Control Commission plans to deal with the last of its priority review applications next week, and there are 70 business license applications waiting for the CCC once that work is cleared off the regulators’ plate. At its meeting Thursday morning, the CCC did […]