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What's next in cannabis and legalization? We're reporting on #allthingsweed from the leading edge of the revolution.

6 Unusual Cannabis-Infused Products You Never Knew Existed

By The Cannabist
Move over edibles, lotions and tincture potions — there's an entire new realm of cannabis-infused products hitting the shelves of dispensaries and recreational shops as marijuana moves even further into the mainstream. What was once almost always…

Colorado Sold A Record-Breaking $117 Million Worth of Legal Marijuana In April

By The Cannabist
Colorado's monthly cannabis sales have reached a new apex in the legal era with a record-setting $117.4 million worth of flower, edibles and concentrates sold in April 2016. According to data reported by the state Department of Revenue, marijuana…

Here's What To Look For When Searching For a Marijuana Dispensary

By The Cannabist
There are more than 900 marijuana business licenses in Colorado for dispensaries. So with all of these choices, how can you possibly pick the perfect pot shop? Cannabis consultant Will Evans says it's all about customer service and branding in…

NYC's Police Commissioner Had Some Choice Words About Cannabis Legalization

By The Cannabist
New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton had some choice words about cannabis legalization in an interview with host John Catsimatidis on AM 970's Cats Roundtable radio show earlier this week. After some general conversation about crime rates…

Larry Wilmore Introduced A Hilarious Marijuana-Themed Segment On His Show

By The Cannabist
News flash: Larry Wilmore made his marijuana coverage official on Comedy Central's “The Nightly Show” introducing an all new segment, “Larry's Dank News Stash,” at the top of the show. The room-silencing host of last month's White House…

Here's What It's Really Like Inside A Marijuana Shop

By The Cannabist
“What's it like inside a pot shop in Colorado?” Whenever I travel, this is the first question people ask once they learn I'm visiting from Colorado. I'm always quick to pull out my phone and share photos of marijuana flower inside jars, concentrate…

Meet The Guy Who Confronted Hillary Clinton About Marijuana Legalization

By The Cannabist
Evan Nison is hardly what you'd call an early riser. Nison, a 26-year-old hailing from East Brunswick, NJ, typically works into the am hours — and usually sleeps in well past the neighborhood milk deliveries, the stifling morning rush hour traffic…

Bernie Sanders Supporters Organize A Massive $4.20 Donation Push On 420

By The Cannabist
While supporters of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders have lost track of how many times they've heard his oft-touted figure of $27 — the average donation to Sanders' campaign — the marijuana-minded vote is looking to alter that average, if only…

Analysts Are Predicting Record-Breaking Marijuana Sales On 420

By The Cannabist
Just as chocolatiers fancy February, florists adore May and necktie retailers love June, the marijuana industry truly celebrates April. With the recent legalization of cannabis in certain areas of the United States, And the industry has the booming…

This Hilarious Mom Who Smokes Weed Explains Why She Loves It So Much

By The Cannabist
Even late-night host Jimmy Kimmel sees that the marijuana — err, cannabis — industry is in the thick of a very real marketing campaign. “The marijuana industry is looking to rebrand itself,” Kimmel says in a new skit, embedded above. They want to…

Pass-That Passover: Here's How to Elevate Your Seder Dinner with Cannabis

By The Cannabist
For Portland-based couple Roy and Claire Kaufmann, the standard Seder plate used during the Jewish holiday of Passover needs an extra space. Ahead of the spring festival, which begins at sundown on April 22, the co-founders of Le'Or (Hebrew for “To…