Recreational marijuana sales to resume in Mass., details hazy

While specific plans for reopening Massachusetts’ dispensaries for recreational marijuana remain a bit hazy, one thing is clear: It will be curbside delivery outside the businesses. And, the sale of recreational weed – beginning on Memorial Day – will also be allowed for out-of-staters. Massachusetts is the only state in the Northeast that has recreational…

Oklahoma may be first to implement marijuana breathalyzers

Jamie Grill, Getty Images OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma could soon launch a pilot program to conduct marijuana breathalyzer tests to determine if drivers are under the influence. The pilot program would consist of a breathalyzer test that can determine if a person has consumed cannabis within the last few hours. Currently, law enforcement can…

How to Calm Your Marijuana Paranoia and Anxiety

Recreational marijuana is legal in nine American states, while medical marijuana is legal in twenty-nine. So, what about the rest? Well, it’s hard to say what the future will look like, but it appears that the trend is only going to push that number higher, as more people advocate for the benefits of marijuana. Of…

Smoking Hemp and CBD: Is It Possible?

Did you know that hemp was removed from being considered a Schedule I controlled substance in 2018 after years of being considered an illegal drug? Are you wondering if smoking hemp and CBD is possible? Keep reading to learn more about its benefits and the difference between smoking and vaping hemp. What Are Hemp Buds?…

Dr. Phil’s Son Sells Bizarre L.A. Mansion to Local Socialite

  (Variety) Click here to read the full article. A glass-encased gun wall, lavender sofas and angry anime figures made the listing for this L.A. mansion go viral in early January, back when it first popped up for sale. Tucked into the mountains above Beverly Hills, the secluded villa has an ordinary Tuscan-style McMansion exterior but an…

Grow your own cannabis with former Sunset editor as your guide

Former Sunset mag Garden Editor Johanna Silver breaks new ground. In 2016, Johanna Silver, Sunset magazine’s former garden editor and author of “The Bold, Dry Garden,” received an intriguing proposal from The Chronicle. Marijuana legalization was on the horizon in California; would she be interested in growing cannabis in her own backyard and writing about…

4/20 uncertainty: Marijuana industry tested in virus crisis

The scene at the 420 Hippie Hill celebration at Golden Gate Park in 2017. | Photo: David Downs LOS ANGELES (AP) – The unofficial holiday celebrating all things cannabis arrives Monday as the nation’s emerging legal marijuana market braces for an economic blow from the coronavirus crisis, with many consumers reducing spending or going underground…

Michigan police department uses marijuana puns to practice social distancing

(Getty) BATH TOWNSHIP – A Michigan police department is reminding everyone to “doobie cautious” and practice social distancing on a day that has become a national holiday where people gather to celebrate all things marijuana-related. Through humorous marijuana puns Bath Township Police Department sent out a reminder, via Facebook, to continue practice social distancing Monday…

Commentary: Pandemic highlights reasons to end war on marijuana

While the COVID-19 crisis has closed down bars, restaurants and workplaces across the state, the doors of New York’s marijuana dispensaries remain open. Local and state governments have deemed medical marijuana sales to be “essential services,” thus exempting them from shut downs. While these provisions have predictably become the punchline of jokes across the internet,…