The Illinois Legislature has passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, which will legalize recreational/adult-use cannabis with the Governor's signature.Pending the Governor's signature, the state of Illinois will be the next to legalize recreational/adult-use cannabis as the bill has now passed through both the House and the Senate.  Our colleagues at NORML have explained it well here...Just...
Pirate (not his real name) has been working with cannabis his entire adult life, a trajectory that took him from getting his fingernails dirty at a clandestine outdoor grow in the underground economy to serving patients as part of California’s gray market in medical marijuana, and then on into a job at a state-licensed cannabis dispensary. So he’s kinda seen...
Vancouver NPA councillor Rebecca Bligh is pushing the city to abandon a zoning decision that bans cannabis retail stores from the Downtown Eastside (DTES), an area known for its high concentration of social disparity, drug use, homelessness, and crime. At the same time, the community also shows a strong history of social activism and resilience. The zoning decision, however, predates...
In a dramatic, come-from-behind upset over the state of New York, the massive Midwest state of Illinois finished work on a bill to legalize cannabis for adults and sent it to Governor J.B. Pritzker for signing today. This afternoon, the Illinois House passed HB 1438 to legalize cannabis for adults 21 and older on a 66 to 47 vote. The...
The Focus V Carta is a portable dab rig.Just recently, Focus V released one of the most advanced innovations the vaping industry has ever seen.The Carta Vape Rig is Focus V’s latest offering and is set on taking the portable dab rig platform by storm. It’s packed with the best vape tech that’s designed and engineered for...
This week in Cannabis: Some Ontario cannabis stores cut their retail hours, Alberta lifts its ban on retail licensing, Health Canada lets provinces decide about nursery seed sales, a Vancouver park remains a site of contentious debate, and cannabis research and programming sees millions more in funding nationwide. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada At least two...
Ladies of Paradise will host Conversations, an event that will discuss the war on drugs and how attendees can work towards change together.The stigma-busting stoner babes over at Ladies of Paradise are embarking on their most political and game changing event ever in June.  On June 23, 2019 Ladies of Paradise will host Conversations where they will work...