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Study finds rise in binge drinking, depression and pot use among former smokers

STUDY FINDS RISE IN BINGE DRINKING, DEPRESSION AND POT USE AMONG FORMER SMOKERS

A new study from the City University of New York and Columbia University, found that rates of marijuana use among former smokers nearly...

LIVE WEBINAR: Headset CEO Cy Scott and leading cannabis investor Emily Paxhia on raising money in the red-hot marijuana industry

LIVE WEBINAR: HEADSET CEO CY SCOTT AND LEADING CANNABIS INVESTOR EMILY PAXHIA ON RAISING MONEY IN THE RED-HOT MARIJUANA INDUSTRY

The cannabis sector is red-hot, and marijuana analytics company Headset is one of the buzziest startups in the space. Earlier this...

 
 
 
Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeños

NEARLY 4 TONS OF MARIJUANA DISCOVERED INSIDE SHIPMENT OF JALAPEÑOS

A shipment of jalapeños from Mexico to the U.S. proved to be carrying more than just a spicy kick when Border Patrol agents found nearly...

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border

FOUR TONS OF MARIJUANA HIDDEN UNDERNEATH JALAPEÑOS SEIZED AT BORDER

That's some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath...

 
 
 
Officials seize marijuana mixed with jalapeño peppers

OFFICIALS SEIZE MARIJUANA MIXED WITH JALAPEÑO PEPPERS

Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.

Weed poisonings in kids doubled after medical marijuana was legalized in Massachusetts

WEED POISONINGS IN KIDS DOUBLED AFTER MEDICAL MARIJUANA WAS LEGALIZED IN MASSACHUSETTS

Most of the calls were for older kids who intentionally got into adults' legal stashes of medical marijuana - but may have been 'surprised'...

 
 
 
No, CBD is Not Marijuana - Why It's Legal, Safe & Helpful for Dogs with Pain or Anxiety

NO, CBD IS NOT MARIJUANA - WHY IT'S LEGAL, SAFE & HELPFUL FOR DOGS WITH PAIN OR ANXIETY

CBD has become all the rage among dog owners over the last 2 years. With new studies showing great promise , and countless stories...

Teenagers who vape nicotine are 3.5 TIMES more likely to use marijuana too, study finds

TEENAGERS WHO VAPE NICOTINE ARE 3.5 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO USE MARIJUANA TOO, STUDY FINDS

Millions of teenagers in the US use trendy e-cigarettes like the Juul. Those that do are 3.5 times more likely to take up marijuana...

 
 
 
Research says marijuana improves satisfaction with orgasm

RESEARCH SAYS MARIJUANA IMPROVES SATISFACTION WITH ORGASM

Smoking marijuana not only leads to a mental high, but it also contributes to reaching the peak of sexual pleasure. A new study provided...

Recreational marijuana drives down synthetic opioid deaths by a THIRD, study claims

RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA DRIVES DOWN SYNTHETIC OPIOID DEATHS BY A THIRD, STUDY CLAIMS

New research from the University of Massachusetts estimates legal recreational weed drives opioid overdose deaths down by 21% and cuts...

 
 
 
An Ohio state lawmaker blamed everything from gay marriage and drag queens to marijuana for 2 recent mass shootings

AN OHIO STATE LAWMAKER BLAMED EVERYTHING FROM GAY MARRIAGE AND DRAG QUEENS TO MARIJUANA FOR 2 RECENT MASS SHOOTINGS

Ohio Republican state Rep. Candice Keller blamed two mass shootings that occurred over the past weekend on everything from gay marriage...

ANTIOXIDANT COMPOUND FROM SOYBEANS MAY PREVENT MARIJUANA-INDUCED BLOOD VESSEL DAMAGE

Marijuana exposure damages cells of the inner lining of blood vessels throughout the heart and vascular system. In studies with human...

 
 
 
90 Day Fiancé: Jorge Becomes Garbage Collector in Prison

90 DAY FIANCÉ: JORGE BECOMES GARBAGE COLLECTOR IN PRISON

90 Day Fiancé's Jorge Nava went from marijuana mogul to garbage collector in prison. Jorge and Anfisa from 90 Day Fiancé are making...

New tourism and sports minister of Thailand aims to promote medical marijuana tourism

NEW TOURISM AND SPORTS MINISTER OF THAILAND AIMS TO PROMOTE MEDICAL MARIJUANA TOURISM

The new tourism and sports minister of Thailand aims to promote medical marijuana tourism and legalize ride-hailing and accommodation-sharing...

 
 
 
Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the Rise

POT USE DURING EARLY PREGNANCY ON THE RISE

Pot use and pregnancy hardly go hand-in-hand for health reasons, but more American women are using marijuana just before and right...

One Downside of Legalized Pot: Poisoned Pets

ONE DOWNSIDE OF LEGALIZED POT: POISONED PETS

As more states legalize marijuana, the drug poses an increased poisoning risk to pets, the American Veterinary Medical Association...

 
 
 
Bradley Tusk, a former political strategist and now a prominent VC, explains why he invested in a $25 million fund for marijuana, sex tech, alcohol, and e-cigarettes

BRADLEY TUSK, A FORMER POLITICAL STRATEGIST AND NOW A PROMINENT VC, EXPLAINS WHY HE INVESTED IN A $25 MILLION FUND FOR MARIJUANA, SEX TECH, ALCOHOL, AND E-CIGARETTES

On Thursday, Vice Ventures announced it raised its first $25 million fund to back early-stage companies in highly regulated "vice"...

Atlanta's star medical marijuana startup raises $100M, plans to expand workforce

ATLANTA'S STAR MEDICAL MARIJUANA STARTUP RAISES $100M, PLANS TO EXPAND WORKFORCE

Atlanta's rising medical marijuana startup Surterra Wellness has closed a $100 million Series D round and approved the expansion of...

 
 
 
Cory Booker said he's 'absolutely disappointed' marijuana legalization wasn't discussed in first 2020 Democratic debate

CORY BOOKER SAID HE'S 'ABSOLUTELY DISAPPOINTED' MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION WASN'T DISCUSSED IN FIRST 2020 DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Sen. Cory Booker, who's led the charge for marijuana legalization in the Senate, was highly disappointed the issue was not discussed...

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana

ILLINOIS BECOMES 11TH STATE TO LEGALIZE RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

Starting next year, Illinois residents can purchase and possess up to an ounce of marijuana at a time.