This Weekend: Check Out The Panels At The FREE Virtual Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit

virtual cannabis entrepreneur summitThe first ever Virtual Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit takes place this weekend. It’s a completely free (yes, FREE!) event that will be live streamed over the internet, and is being put on by Green Flower Media. If you like cannabis, you will like this event which will feature dozens of 22-minute pre…

No Cannabis Empire in Washington State?

Washington CannabisIn the early 20th century, Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft both saw something fundamentally wrong with the American economy. Rail, oil, coal, whiskey, and many other American industries were governed by “pools” or “trusts,” small numbers of companies that controlled all of the resources an…

Illinois One Step Closer To Legalization

May 20th at 10:23am

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The Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to decrease the penalty levied upon individuals found to be in possession of small amounts of cannabis, a move that could ease the criminal penalties for countless individuals in the state going forward.

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Hat-Trick Of Denial Lead By Congress Weed Witch Hunter

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Congress has been swatting away progress on cannabis like flies, shooting down not one but three measures on marijuana. Check out the video below to see the disappointing results unfold.

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The first amendment shot down, sponsored by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and Jared Polis (D…

Skin Deep #1: The Surprising Benefits Of Using Cannabis Cream

May 20th at 5:38am

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It may come as a surprise, but cannabis applied directly to the skin can greatly improve skin health. But, how does it work? In this first segment of our Skin Deep series, we’ll walk you through why cannabis cream is so effective in treating the pain, inflammation, and irritation associated w

Heartbreaking Cannabis Oil Battle Could Cost Mom Her Kids

May 19th at 6:17pm

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After learning about the amazing effects of Charlotte’s Web CBD oil, this UK mom began treating her severely epileptic, three-year-old daughter, Jayla, with cannabis oil, in an attempt to tame the seizures. After discussing the treatment with doctors at a local children’s hospital, the mother

New State Laws Permit Medical Marijuana Use In Hospitals

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Legislation recently signed into law in Connecticut and Maine permit for the use of medicinal marijuana formulations by hospitalized patients.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy yesterday…

Illinois marijuana decriminalization bill heading to gov’s desk

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois is on its way to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk.

The House approved the measure Wednesday on a…

East Coast Unity Cypher Celebrates Marijuana Reform from Maine to Miami

Chloe Sommers is a cannajournalist reporting from the intersection of cannabis and politics in the Washington, D.C area. After receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Delaware, Chloe earned her Master's from The Newhouse School at Syracuse University and joined CNN…

Amendment 2 Opposition Releases Video Full of Misconceptions

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We’ve been waiting for it ever since John Morgan made his point loud and clear, and the Drug Free Florida Committee has made their first move in the form of a YouTube video. They released the video this past Monday and the half-truths and outright lies and omissions have begun.

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