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This Controversial Marijuana Policy Change Could Have Major Effects On Legalizing Weed

On Thursday, Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a policy change to the marijuana industry that could likely have major effects on a state-level. Recreational marijuana has recently been legalized by a growing number of states, although …
By Yasaman Khorsandi

Support For Marijuana Legalization Is At An All-Time, Um, High

According to a new poll by Gallup released on Wednesday, Oct. 25, support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high, with 64 percent of Americans saying it should be legal. This is the highest amount of public support for legalization the pol…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

Senator Says The Sooner We Legalize Marijuana "The More Lives We Can Save" — EXCLUSIVE

On Tuesday, Aug. 1, Senator Cory Booker introduced a bill to legalize marijuana at the federal level. It's a bold plan that would be a vital first step toward ending the war on drugs. Senator Booker's bill not only seeks to legalize weed, but also to…
By John Haltiwanger

Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana At The Federal Level In A Big Move

On Tuesday, Aug. 1, Senator Cory Booker introduced a bold plan to legalize marijuana at the federal level. For Booker, this is a massively important step toward ending the war on drugs. Before outlining what was in the bill, Booker delved into his mo…
By John Haltiwanger

Nevada's Governor Declares A Weed Emergency In The State — Yes, Really

Nevada has a drug problem. The state sold so much marijuana in its first week of legal sales, which began July 1, that Governor Brian Sandoval endorsed a statement of emergency (not to be confused with a "state of emergency"). In short, a state is ru…
By John Haltiwanger

Government Issue Weed Looks Exactly Like Oregano, And No One Wants To Smoke It

Government issue marijuana that's used for research looks almost identical to oregano, and pot users find it very unappealing, The Washington Post reports. Simply put, the pot the government is giving to researchers is some straight-up schwag, and …
By John Haltiwanger

Trump Will Start Cracking Down On Marijuana, So Hold Your Loved Nugs Tight

Hey, everyone! We're just going to discuss what we learned in our DARE classes, how Nancy Reagan told us to just say "NO!" and cool ways to say no to the devil's lettuce. So, if you heard this all before, just slam on that back button! If you're at a…
By Hope Schreiber

Miley Cyrus Threw A Weed-Themed Birthday For Her Sister And Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne make up, perhaps, the weirdest friend group ever — but that doesn't mean that I wouldn't give up my right arm to party with them. On January 13, Miley hosted a weed-themed party for her sister Noah, 17, her boyfriend Liam,…
By Brittany Leitner

Genius Guy Gives Away 'Free' Marijuana On Craigslist To Outsmart Drug Laws

Selling weed on Craigslist is obviously illegal, but one Massachusetts man came up with a pretty clever way to get the job done. According to Kindland, a quick-thinking entrepreneur in the cannabis industry used Craigslist, under the name "Corey," to…
By Robert Anthony

What You Really Need To Know About The 'Marijuana Illness' Making Headlines

Have you heard? There's a new and "mysterious" illness being linked to marijuana usage in the United States. What I'm saying is, of course you've heard... especially if you've scrolled through any social media timeline these past few weeks. Yup, tha…
By Joseph Milord

Dogs Can Also Get Medical Marijuana Now, So Walks Are About To Get Lit

Have you ever wondered what to do when you know a thunderstorm is coming and you also know that your dog is going to freak the hell out as soon as it hits? The answer, my friend, might just be marijuana. Companies — such as Austin and Kat, Therabis a…
By Alexandra Svokos

Colorado Made $1.1 Billion On Pot In 2016, So It's Time To Legalize Nationwide

It's been a tough year in a lot of respects, but if there's been one winner in 2016, it's marijuana. Voters in four states – California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada – legalized recreational marijuana in November. To top it all off, Colorado made…
By John Haltiwanger

Recreational Marijuana Was Just Legalized In 4 States And People Are Stoked

California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana on Election Day this Tuesday. The states were voting on a variety of measures to do with legalization. Arizona voters did not support the measures in the state-wide …
By Alexandra Svokos

Everything You Need To Know About Cooking With Marijuana

Marijuana restrictions in the United States have come down in recent years, and as of June 2016, all but 22 states have legalized marijuana in some form or another. Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington have all legalized recreational use, as have …
By Conor Matchett

Smoking Marijuana Can Have This Harmful Side Effect On The People Around You

It's no secret that breathing in weed or cigarette smoke probably isn't the best thing for your health. But if you thought marijuana was the lesser evil of the two, I have some bad news for you. A new study just revealed that hanging around your frie…
By Kaylin Pound

This California Prison Is About To Be Turned Into A Medical Marijuana Farm

Last Thursday, the Coalinga City Council voted on two local measures regarding marijuana, both of which have passed. The first measure, which passed in a 4-1 vote, allows compliant cannabis cultivation within city limits -- effective immediately. Als…
By WeedHorn

Marijuana Use Can Change Your Brain In An Unexpected Way, New Study Says

Smoking weed can often give you a sudden rush of calmness and happiness, but it turns out it might some negative effects on other parts of your brain.  New research from the University of Michigan has shown that although you may feel happiness from s…
By Talia Koren

Here Are 3 Subtle Ways Couples Are Including Marijuana In Their Weddings

We've all attended at least one yawn-worthy, cash-bar, stuck-up, no-fun wedding. Clearly, the best celebrations of love are the ones that are chill, low-key and genuinely reflect the personalities of the couple involved rather than the amount of mone…
By Civilized

Here's How To Throw An Epic Marijuana Edibles Party

What is the point of getting high if you can't get high with a select number of the favorite people in your life? I decided to invite over four of my closest friends in LA and trap them in my apartment for six hours. The pitch was simple and hard to …
By The Kind

This Is What The TSA Has To Say About Flying With Medical Marijuana

I recently shared the story of my mom who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis thirty five years ago. She slowly came around to the idea of using medical marijuana to alleviate her symptoms such as pain, inflammation, loss of sleep and even seizures…
By WeedHorn

Here's How Microsoft Is Secretly Entering The Marijuana Industry

Massive software conglomerate Microsoft has not entered the weed business, precisely, but it's moving in so close to the plant that Bill Gates could probably track it from the seed to your stash. According to Marijuana Business Daily, Kind Financial …
By The Kind

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

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 sho…
By The Cannabist

Here Are All The Ways To Legally Obtain Your Medical Marijuana Card Online

Medical marijuana (MMJ) has been very real in America since California voters approved Proposition 215, The California Compassionate Use Act, in 1996. Two decades later, Louisiana became the 25th state to employ some kind of MMJ program. In the conte…
By The Kind

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

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 Colora…
By The Cannabist

Your Sex Style Explained Through Different Strains Of Marijuana

People just love classifications! So, if the way you got down and dirty were a certain type of marijuana consumption, which one would it be? Keep in mind, this is assuming you've had sex before and aren't some loser virgin. You wouldn't be some loser…
By The Kind

Here's Why Veterans Suffering From PTSD Should Get Access To Legal Marijuana

In 2011, a now 76-year old disabled veteran named Lee Carroll Brooker was arrested for growing three dozen marijuana plants in his home. Under Alabama state law, Brooker received a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole, and the Supreme …
By Conor Matchett

Here Are The 5 States With The Harshest Marijuana Possession Laws

Last week, state legislators put Illinois on track to become the 21st state to decriminalize cannabis. If Governor Bruce Rauner signs the bill - and he's said he likely will - residents would no longer face up to 6 months in jail and a fine up to $1,…
By Civilized

Marijuana-Infused Cocktails Are All You Need This Summer

Savoring a perfectly-crafted cocktail is one of life's small rewards after a long week - but even the most dedicated whiskey or vodka connoisseur might, after a while, crave a different kind of buzz. On long summer days when you're feeling blasé abou…
By Civilized

Long-Term Marijuana Use Has One Crazy Side Effect, New Study Says

Marijuana has long been touted for being virtually side-effect free. Now, according to one new study, long-term marijuana use may have one negative caveat: gum disease. After analyzing about 1,000 cannabis users in New Zealand, researchers found that…
By Kate Ryan

The Strangest Thing Happened To Teenage Marijuana Use After Weed Legalization

As US states continue to legalize or decriminalize marijuana, scientists are trying to study how the availability of legal weed impacts usage by different groups. Teenagers are one group, and they are often studied due to their vulnerable status in s…
By Jake Cappuccino

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

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 Correspondent…
By The Cannabist

There's Actually A Keurig Machine For Marijuana And It Could Change Everything

When Michael Bourque first smoked a joint at the age of 40, he hated it. He sought out cannabis as an alternative to pharmaceuticals to help ease his anxiety, and while he enjoyed the benefits, he didn't necessarily like the intake methods available.…
By Kate Ryan

The Fastest-Growing Demographic Of Marijuana Users Will Surprise You

When it comes to marijuana use, you'd likely expect someone in their late teens or early twenties to be considered the fastest-growing demographic within the space. However, based on a recent study, the fastest-growing demographic of marijuana users …
By Robert Anthony

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

“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 a…
By The Cannabist

Going Legal: 5 Tips To Help First-Timers Get Their Medical Marijuana Cards

With medical cannabis being legal in almost half of the country now, there are always questions regarding how one would go about obtaining a medical marijuana card. It may seem a bit intimidating at first, but you'd be relieved to know anyone consumi…
By Stoned Girls

5 Important Tips To Keep In Mind When Mixing Marijuana With Your Sex Life

Have you ever weed whacked before? Or, as normal people call it, masturbated while high? No? Just me? Well, if you haven't partaken of this stellar and free American pastime, allow me to enlighten you: Being high while getting off is truly one of the…
By The Kind

Kids Can Now Use Medical Marijuana In Colorado Schools Thanks To New Policy

Thanks to a new policy adopted by the Colorado school board this week, kids requiring medical marijuana can now receive doses of cannabis during school hours. In a unanimous vote, the District 49 Board of Education in Peyton, Colorado, decided to all…
By Kate Ryan

Smoke Like Flosstradamus With These Celebrity-Curated Marijuana Accessory Boxes

In case you weren't aware, subscription boxes are all the rage these days. And as medical marijuana becomes more mainstream, so are smoking accessories. Elite Daily spoke with Bryan Gerber, CEO of Hemper Box, a marijuana accessories subscription box …
By Kate Ryan

6 Things You Need To Know If Medical Marijuana Becomes Legal In Your State

Yesterday, the Ohio House of Representatives announced that it had approved House Bill 523, legalizing marijuana for use by patients with one of about 20 qualifying medical conditions. This bill follows a failed vote for the monopolization of both me…
By Tiffany Born

Purple Strain: 10 Potent Marijuana Strains To Smoke In Honor Of Prince

Whether you're a fan of his music or not, everyone can agree that Prince was an absolute icon. All of us are familiar with his artistry, and we're pretty sure some of us owe our lives to it, if you know what we mean *wink*. Also, what's better than "…
By Stoned Girls

Meet The Guy Who Confronted Hillary Clinton About Marijuana Legalization

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 an…
By The Cannabist

They Don't Want Woody Harrelson To Open A Marijuana Dispensary In Hawaii

For those wondering where Woody Harrelson has been these days, well, he's been chillin'... heavy. When he's not making movies, he's posted up in Hawaii. And since the state became the one of the latest to legalize medical marijuana use, Woody is look…
By Julian Sonny

7 Diseases That Medical Marijuana Is Helping To Treat Right Now

By now, we all know that medical marijuana contains properties that are being used to ease the pain of cancer and glaucoma patients (and to help out your friend who lives in California with his "migraines"). However, there are numerous other medicina…
By Carlin Becker

The Real Reason Marijuana Is Illegal In The United States Will Shock You

Blind faith and fear. These are the only two reasons marijuana is illegal in the United States. Don't believe me? It's time then for a walk down memory lane with US history. In the 1930s, the United States was experiencing an influx of Mexican immigr…
By Stacey Leasca

Here Are The 8 Different Types of Marijuana Smokers You'll Meet On 420

How do you plan on celebrating 420 this year? Most stoners band together with other fellow marijuana lovers to create the ultimate smoke session right at home. Whether you're the one hosting or the one attending, there are always a few different type…
By Robert Anthony

Here's What It Means To Be A 'Good Stoner' Within The Marijuana Community

As the marijuana industry becomes widespread and modernized, and more morally accepted within the general populace, the clichés and stereotypes of the average cannabis user are also shifting. Long gone is the archetypal Spicoli stoner, ensconced in t…
By The Kind

Wake And Bake With These 10 Recipes For A Totally Medicated Breakfast

You can make anything medicated by drizzling some cannabutter on top, but why stop there? If you're looking to get creative and stoned in the kitchen, here's how you make the most important meal of the day truly special. Start with some canna-coffee.…
By Kate Ryan

Analysts Are Predicting Record-Breaking Marijuana Sales On 420

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 s…
By The Cannabist

Here's Why Hip Hop Moguls Need To Invest In The Marijuana Movement

As a co-founder of a public interest organization, I often think of how targets of the drug war policies can influence and change the legacy of legal cannabis. And I wonder why more hip hop moguls aren't involved in the cannabis movement on a larger …
By The Kind

A Marijuana-Themed Cafe Exists Now And It's A Stoner's Dream Come True

It's no secret Australia dominates the foodie game from every facet. First, it blew all of our f*cking minds by inventing a bunch of insane over-the-top milkshakes. Then, it made the rest of the world insanely jealous by opening up some seriously coo…
By Kaylin Pound