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HEARTLESS PIGS JAIL GRANDMA, 80, FOR EXPIRED MMJ CARD

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An 80-year-old grandmother was jailed for possession of less than an eighth of cannabis after sheriffs deputies in Michigan found that her medical marijuana recommendation card had expired. Unfortunately, it gets even more stupid.Delores Saltzman had never been in jail before, but deputies not only saw fit to jail her for her possession with an exp

METHOD MAN IS GOING TO SARAH PALIN’S HOMETOWN FOR ALASKA CANNABIS CUP

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We’ve got our fingers crossed that Sarah Palin shows up at her local golf course this weekend. The former Alaska governor lives in Wasilla, the very same town which will be home to this year’s Cannabis Cup Alaska, held at the Settlers Bay Golf Course.If she does stop by, she will meet a whole host of 420-friendly sights and sounds. The

4 INNOVATIONS IN CANNABIS PACKAGING

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As legal cannabis markets surge across the United States, there are also a whole host of related businesses which are taking off with it. One of the biggest of these is cannabis packaging.Weed packaging regulations can change state-by-state and year-by-year. And in the fast-evolving market, consumer tastes are changing rapidly too. All this adds up

LOCAL PROHIBITION MAY BE SLOWING CALIFORNIA CANNABIS MARKET

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California will have roughly $3.7 billion in legal cannabis sales in 2018, according to a new report from ArcView/BDS Analytics. But that is practically chump change compared to the $9.2 billion total that consumers will spend on weed in the white and black markets combined.Another interesting part of the study reveals what could be a big

TWO CALI CANNABIS BRANDS RECALL PRODUCT AMID CONCERN OVER LAB STANDARDS

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Two cannabis businesses in California have recalled their products from stores after receiving negative results from their testing facility. These are the first recalls that have been implemented since new cannabis testing regulations were introduced to the state on July 1.In late July, The Bloom Brand recalled its oil cartridges after a lab test s

HOW ONE CANNABIS COMPANY MAINTAINS PRICES WHILE INDUSTRY AVERAGE FALLS

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America’s marijuana industry is growing at a massive pace, with all the newly legalized states getting their recreational operations up and running, and it’s understandable that the average price per pound has been falling. However, Honest Marijuana Company has been able to maintain their price per pound at $2K—almost unheard for

PORTUGAL JOINS OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES IN LEGALIZING MMJ

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On Friday Portugal’s parliament voted to legalize medical marijuana products, meaning the country will likely soon join the ranks of several other European countries.Support in parliament was overwhelmingly approving of the measure, and it now awaits only the signature of President Marcelo Rebelo de Souza before it is passed into law, as repo

WORLD LOOKS TO CANADA AS UN LOOKS AT INTERNATIONAL CANNABIS LAWS

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When Canada legalizes cannabis later this summer, it won’t just be a big deal for hoser stoners; the move could have global impact. While the substance is already legal in Uruguay, Canada will be the first G-20 country and perceived global power to permit its recreational sales and use.Researchers from other countries all over the world have

CANADA OFFICIALLY PASSES CANNABIS LEGALIZATION IN SENATE VOTE

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The Canadian Senate has officially given the go ahead for cannabis legalization in a 52-29 vote Tuesday.According to reports from the BBC, a start date for legal sales is expected to be announced after something called Royal Assent (which unfortunately does not mean that the Queen of England has to bless the new law, only some Govern

“WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE JOINT” SOLD FOR $4K IN LA AUCTION

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What has been called “The World’s Most Expensive Joint” was sold last week at in auction in downtown Los Angeles for $4,000. Though that might sound like a colossally dumb way to spend money, there are actually at least three reasons why it wasn’t:It was rolled by WeaversDudes are like the Picasso of rolling jays. World

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