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  • 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, […]

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    Cards Against Humanity Introduces “Weed Pack”

    Have you played Cards Against Humanity (CAH)? The company’s website bills CAH as “a party game for horrible people,” and if you’ve played the snarky card game, you know why. Now there’s another reason to love the game and the people behind it – they’re joining the fight to repeal cannabis prohibition. The Chicago-based company […]

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  • 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 […]

  • The Congressional Cannabis Caucus

    With certain members of the Trump administration gunning for the industry, it’s easy to get discouraged about the future of recreational – and even medical – cannabis. But advocates for ending prohibition can take some comfort in the fact that a handful of bipartisan lawmakers formed the Congressional Cannabis Caucus earlier this year with the […]

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    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 […]

  • Former NFL Star Sues Sessions Over CSA

    Poor old Jeff Sessions (that was sarcasm, by the way). The Attorney General and dedicated Trump follower has fallen out of favor with the President and may well be out of a job soon. As difficult as that may be, there’s more trouble in store for Sessions. On Monday, former NFL player Marvin Washington and […]

  • The Future of the Automotive Industry: Hemp?

    You probably know at least a little bit about hemp, the preternaturally versatile and useful variety of the cannabis plant. But did you know that Henry Ford made a car from hemp in 1941? Or that there are companies making hemp cars today? Let’s start with Ford’s “hemp car.” Also known as the “soybean car,” […]

  • Colorado’s Cannabis Tax Revenue Reaches Half a Billion Dollars

    “Marijuana has become the thread that holds our state budget together.” Hearing those words from a bona fide representative of government would have been nothing but a pipe dream just a few years ago. But alas, they were spoken by Colorado State Representative Jonathan Singer earlier this week on a momentous occasion: Colorado has collected […]

  • $100 Million in Cannabis Sales a Month is the “New Normal” for Colorado

    New statistics tracking Colorado cannabis sales indicate continued strength. Over the last 12-month period, sales reached $1.4 billion, resulting in nearly $223 million in taxes and license fees for the state. And for the twelfth consecutive month, Colorado cannabis sales have topped $100 million. Bethany Gomez of Brightfield Group, a market research firm focused on […]