Category: Headlines

  • California Petitions Feds to Remove Cannabis from Schedule I

    California’s legislature has stepped up to the plate in the effort to reclassify cannabis. Last week the California Assembly approved a joint resolution to that effect with a vote of 60 to 10. State Joint Resolution 5 (SJR 5) states that “The Legislature urges the Congress of the United States to pass a law to […]

  • Larry and Kathie J Partner with The Green Solution

    Thank you to Denver Westword for a great article Today, August 28, marks the debut of Blazin’ Hit Radio, the new online home of Larry and Kathie J, whose popular KS 10 7.5 morning show was canceled after a contract dispute earlier this year. The station is sponsored by The Green Solution, a powerful Colorado marijuana dispensary company with a growing national profile, […]

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  • Roger Stone Brings Controversy to the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo

    There’s a big dust-up going on around the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (planned for mid-September in Los Angeles), and it involves Roger Stone, who’s booked as a keynote speaker for the event. Stone is an advocate for cannabis legalization, but the controversy stems from his longtime connection to Donald Trump and Stone’s own […]

  • New Poll Shows that a Vast Majority of the U.S. Population Supports Legalization

    A new Quinnipiac poll released earlier this month demonstrated that Americans – to an unprecedented degree – support an end to cannabis prohibition. Particularly on the question of medical cannabis, an overwhelming majority are in favor of legalization. The poll surveyed 1,125 Americans as to their views on cannabis. When asked if they support “allowing […]

  • Congressman Who Champions Cannabis Running for Colorado Governor

    There’s a new candidate for governor in Colorado, and he’s all in for cannabis. Congressman Jared Polis (D) is well positioned to make a serious bid for the office. He’s been in Congress since 2008, and he’s currently the sixth wealthiest person in that body, with a net worth of $91 million. He’s also a […]

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Supports an End to Prohibition

    Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the smartest people on the planet, and yesterday as part of a Facebook live discussion, he confirmed that he’s in favor of the legalization of cannabis. Speculation about the scientist’s stance on ending prohibition has built since his 2015 Reddit Ask Me Anything session when he was asked, […]

  • Nipton: Not Just for Fallout Anymore

    “Nipton was a wicked place, debased and corrupt. It served all comers, as long as they paid.” – Vulpes Inculta Fallout: New Vegas If you’re a fan of Fallout: New Vegas, you’re already familiar with Nipton, California. Fallout Wiki describes Nipton as “a small town of the southern Mojave Wasteland ravaged by Caesar’s Legion in […]

  • The Marijuana Justice Act of 2017

    There’s big news on the cannabis front at the federal level, and it could result in an end to prohibition. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker introduced the “Marijuana Justice Act of 2017” yesterday, and it seeks to “amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to […]

  • Happy Colorado Day!

    Happy Colorado Day! 141 years ago, on August 1, 1876, Colorado officially became the 38th state in the Union. Of course, that’s not the beginning of Colorado history. Wikipedia dates that to around 14,000 BCE, when “ice-age Paleoamericans begin using the ice-free corridor east of the Rocky Mountains to migrate throughout the Americas.”  Around 11,000 […]

  • Colorado Springs Head Shop Busted for Cannabis Distribution

    Oh, Colorado Springs. You’re so pretty, but you’ve got to do something about those cannabis laws. The city’s decision not to allow recreational sales may be having unintended negative consequences. Hoppz’ Cropz was a head shop in Colorado Springs with two locations, and they were making quite a tidy profit illegally “gifting” shoppers with free […]