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by LeafAlert - 3 days ago

Brantford City Councillors Say No to Retail Cannabis Stores

Brantford city councillors voted 7-4 Tuesday night to opt out of permitting legal cannabis stores to operate within the municipality. They also voted in favour of having staff monitor the experiences of other municipalities and report back to council prior to November. “The province needs to improv...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Ohio’s First Medical Marijuana Sales Finally Kick Off

Ohio’s first medical marijuana sales are set to kick off at 9 a.m. Wednesday, nearly two and a half years after the state’s legalization measure became law and roughly four months after the system was slated to open. In other words, this has been a long time coming for Ohio patients and caretakers...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Weedmaps Sports Squads Rediscover Their Chill at Pipe House

The magic hours spent at the Weedmaps Pipe House on the North Shore of Oahu provides lots of time for athletes to surf, hang out, ponder life, and as the gentle rumble of Pipeline's legendary waves break just a few yards away, smoke marijuana. Though recreational cannabis is still not legal on the...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Ohio's 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Set to Open Jan. 16

Legal medical marijuana is finally coming to Ohio. If the CY+ Dispensary, operated by Cresco Labs, opens its doors as promised at 9:00 a.m. on January 16, 2019, the central Ohio village of Wintersville will have the distinction of being home to the first legal medical marijuana dispensary sales. Sh...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Barr Tells Senate He Won’t ‘Go After’ Cannabis Companies

At his opening Senate confirmation hearing today, former-and-possibly-future attorney general William Barr called the current state-federal standoff on cannabis legalization “untenable,” but stopped short of expressing any intent to disrupt state policies on the issue. At times, Barr seemed like a...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Man Jailed After Forgetting 2 Lbs. of Marijuana in Uber Ride

Ever forgot something in an Uber? It's a terrible feeling that many are familiar with. So many riders have left behind possessions that the ride sharing application made a 2018 Uber Lost and Found Index. Among the most unusual forgotten items were divorce papers, gold grills with diamonds, and a Ke...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

This Marijuana Documentary Dives into PTSD and Cannabis

Ready to watch one of the best marijuana documentaries ever made? You should also get ready to dissolve into a puddle of tears when you rent the 2018 documentary “From Shock To Awe.” Table of Contents Veterans Struggling To Come Home This film follows three veterans struggling with memories o...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

How Malcolm Gladwell Got it Wrong in His New Yorker Article

By Lesley Nickus and Nic Juarez If you're a fan of Malcolm Gladwell, the Canadian journalist and author with a knack for transforming data sets into insightful stories that challenge long-held tropes of human nature and psychology, you've no doubt heard of the latest saga that has his fans and crit...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Trump’s Attorney General Nominee Shares Opinion on Legal Marijuana

On Tuesday, Donald Trump’s pick to head up the U.S. Department of Justice, William Barr, spoke before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Barr is Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, a post that has been vacant since Trump fired Jeff Sessions last November. Sessions is a vehement opponent of cannabis...

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Try, Try Again: Washington Lawmakers Introduce Homegrow Bill

In the world of legal cannabis, Washington is unique: It’s the only adult-use cannabis state that entirely prohibits adults from growing cannabis at home. A pair of bills introduced Wednesday in the state Legislature would change that, allowing people 21 and over to grow up to six plants at home f...