Marijuana Dispensary Interested in Buying Denver Broncos Stadium Naming Rights

If the Denver Broncos open up their stadium naming rights after Sports Authority recently filed for bankruptcy, a Colorado marijuana dispensary is expected to have interest. Per CBS 4 in Denver, Native Roots said it is "fully ready to make a multi-million dollar commitment if the contract between Sports Authority Field at Mile High and Sports Authority ever ends." Sports Authority, which has held naming rights for the Broncos' stadium since 2011, Read entire story

Budshot: Gas

CANNABIS CULTURE – Sticky buds of a marijuana strain known as Gas.   Photo by Jeremiah Vandermeer. See more budshot galleries on Cannabis Culture. The post Budshot: Gas appeared first on Cannabis Culture. (c) Cannabis Culture - Read entire story here. Read entire story

Veterans Using Marijuana to Ease PTSD

A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. But for many veterans, the debate is already over. They’re increasingly using cannabis even though it remains illegal in most states and is unapproved by the Department of Veterans Affairs because major studies have yet to show it is effective against PTSD. While the research has been contradictory and limited, some former members of the Read entire story

Medical Marijuana Advocate Speaking to Seniors Curious About Cannabis

For years, Steven Stairs has advocated for medical marijuana users in Winnipeg – but recently, his audience has changed. "It's definitely reaching a different demographic of seniors; that is much more unexpected than I ever thought it would be,” he said. Recently, Stairs has started hosting information sessions at assisted living centres because residents are curious about cannabis. "I tell seniors that doctors used to give me time frames for how Read entire story

Action Bronson Gets Own Brand of Cannabis Concentrate

While filming a recent episode of his VICELAND series, F*ck That’s Delicious, Action Bronson took a trip to X-Tracted Labs in Seattle, where the Flushing, New York rapper got to assist in creating his own custom-flavored batch of cannabis concentrate, commonly know as “dabs.” Action and his entourage met with the team at X-Tracted Labs, who walked them through the tedious process of creating dabs. The extraction process is capable of isolating Read entire story

House Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

A bill to let Pennsylvania patients who suffer from a list of ailments obtain marijuana for therapeutic purposes easily passed the state House on Wednesday, leaving only approval by the Senate, which overwhelmingly passed a similar bill last year. The House voted 149-43 for legislation that would set standards for growers, dispensaries and physicians. Patients could take the drug in pill, oil or liquid form, but would not be able to obtain Read entire story

Holy Smokes! CANNABIS has Preserved Ancient Indian Artwork in the Sacred Ellora Caves for 1,500 Years

Artists may have often turned to drugs at times to help them find inspiration, but it seems cannabis has also played a role in preserving precious artworks within ancient caves in India. A mixture of hemp, clay and lime plaster is responsible for preserving paintings and intricately carved scenes in the sacred Ellora Caves, which were hewn from rock 1,500 years ago. This is because it regulates humidity and deters pesky insects, which have Read entire story

Budshots: Flower Bomb Kush

CANNABIS CULTURE – Fat golden-frosted buds of the Flower Bomb Kush. Photos by Jeremiah Vandermeer. The post Budshots: Flower Bomb Kush appeared first on Cannabis Culture. (c) Cannabis Culture - Read entire story here. Read entire story

This Restaurant Has Banned Hoodies and Customers That Smell Like Weed

Martin Tanaka of Kabuto Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar in Charlotte, North Carolina is a man with opinions. And in his opinion, people who wear baggy pants and hoodies are just plain rude. He has even declared it in a controversial sign that is now plastered on the front door of his restaurant. Other signs of disrespect, according to Mr. Tanaka, include the following: wearing a hoodie with the hood up, speaking on a cell… The post This Read entire story

NDP Leader Calls For Immediate Decriminalization of Marijuana

CANNABIS CULTURE – NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair called on the Canadian government today to immediately decriminalize possession of marijuana. "I think we owe it to ourselves to be clear on this to make sure nobody ever again in Canada gets a criminal record for simple possession of marijuana for personal use," Mulcair told reporters. "The signals that keep getting sent out is things have changed, then the government tries to dial it back once Read entire story

Protecting The Young and The Poor From Prohibition

CANNABIS CULTURE – Protecting the young and the poor from prohibition: the environmental, economic and anti-oppression benefits of an inclusive cannabis re-legalization model. DOWNLOAD AN ILLUSTRATED PDF FILE OF THIS REPORT Advice from David Malmo-Levine to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Note: Cannabis was legal and readily available from the 1860’s to 1923 in botanical drug stores all across the country – with no real health or social Read entire story

Book Vendor Booth Space at Vancouver 4/20 2016 on Sunset Beach

CANNABIS CULTURE - Want to book a vendor booth spot at Vancouver's largest marijuana celebration? Reserve your space today at 4/20 Vancouver 2016. Reserve your 4/20 Vendor Booth Spots at Cannabis Culture in Vancouver (307 W. Hasting St.). If you can’t make it in to the store, please send an email money transfer to accounts@cannabisculture.com and tell us your company name and desired booth space in the notes. BOOK VENDOR BOOTH SPOTS For a Read entire story

Former Surgeon General Calls for Marijuana Acceptance

Joycelyn Elders was never shy about speaking her mind as she consistently stirred public controversy while serving as surgeon general during her spirited – and short-lived – tenure with President Bill Clinton. Now 82, Elders demurred just a bit when she was introduced Friday night at a reception at the International Cannabis Business Conference, a teeming marijuana politics and industry conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. Read entire story

Where’s the Cheapest Place to Buy Legal Marijuana?

Want to buy legal green without pushing your bank account into the red? Well, then head to the Pacific Northwest. According to MarketWatch, Oregon has the lowest average prices of dispensary cannabis at $214 an ounce. Perfect Price, a price optimization company, analyzed the menu prices for cannabis flowers from 6,000 dispensaries in Oregon, Colorado, Washington, Arizona, California and Michigan, and found that the states with fully operational Read entire story

Federal Bill Would End Postal Service’s Cannabis Ad Ban

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday would allow written marijuana advertisements in states where cannabis is legal. Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined with Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici to introduce the Marijuana Advertising in Legal States (MAILS) Act, aimed at overturning a U.S. Postal Service ban on newspapers containing cannabis ads. The ban came to light last December when the Postal Service sent out a Read entire story

San Francisco Firm Eyeing West Eugene Site for “Cannabis-Infused Edibles” Manufacturing

A food manufacturing operation proposed for west Eugene would cook up some seriously potent snacks. The common ingredient? Marijuana. SightGlass Management, a San Francisco firm, wants to lease a 2,970-square-foot warehouse building on Highway 99 in west Eugene to manufacture pot-infused chocolates and “other artisan confections,” according to a document the company filed with the city’s Planning and Development Department. The firm is Read entire story

Obama says Marijuana Reform is Not on His Agenda for 2016

Marijuana advocates hoping for a substantial shift in federal marijuana policy in the last year of the Obama administration are likely to be disappointed. At a briefing Friday, White House press secretary John Earnest said any progress on marijuana reform would need to come through Congress. President Obama had signaled his position a day earlier at the House Democratic retreat in Baltimore, saying marijuana reform is not on his list of Read entire story

Ontario Marijuana Grower ‘Ready to Expand’ Under Liberals

As Ottawa prepares to legalize recreational marijuana, the 27 companies licensed to grow and sell medical pot in Canada are getting ready to cash in. Ontario grower Tweed is among those planning to expand. The company grows about one-quarter of all medical marijuana sold in Canada, on the site of a former chocolate factory in Smiths Falls, Ont. “This facility is ready to expand to meet a growing market,” President Mark Zekulin told CTV’s Read entire story

Former NFL Players Call for Medical Marijuana to be Taken off Banned List

Football players take an alarming array of pain medication to get back on the field but some believe medical cannabis is a safer and more effective alternative To understand football, Nate Jackson says, you need to remember one inherent truth about the game: a human body was not made to absorb that kind of punishment. “There’s no safe way to get hit by a truck,” Jackson puts it. Jackson, author of the football memoir Slow Getting Up, Read entire story

In Denver, Marijuana Party Bus Service Gives Pot Users a Mobile Lounge

Tech entrepreneurs in Colorado are finding new ways to bring marijuana into the 21st century, and as of Jan. 2, fans of recreational marijuana will be able to book a party bus where the drug is acceptable, if not encouraged. Denver’s High There Hopper will serve those who want to consume marijuana legally while they watch the city streets slide on by outside. Riders enter the bus (which is actually a limo) and are greeted by flashing lights and Read entire story