What Is CBD, and Why Is It in Everything Right Now?

You know it as the ingredient taking over the wellness world, but what is CBD, really, and is it right for you? 2017 was the year that weed went mainstream, and the “green rush” struck gold. But, while recreational marijuana is still technically illegal in most states, an industry has blossomed around CBD, a compound... more →
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Mile High Money: Colorado Cannabis Sales Total $1.5 Billion in 2017

Locals and tourists alike spent over a billion dollars on recreational marijuana, bringing in nearly $250 million in tax revenue to state coffers. Since opening the first adult-use cannabis retail dispensary in 2014, Colorado has been synonymous with America’s burgeoning green rush. And in its fourth year of trailblazing, the Centennial... more →
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Why Former Forbes Contributor Ky Trang Ho is Bullish on Canadian Cannabis

Ky Trang Ho, a former contributor for Forbes.com covering investing in exchange-traded funds and mutual funds, is bullish on the cannabis industry, especially the Canadian strain. Though everything seems like business as usual for U.S. cannabis companies, they live in fear of prosecution after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions... more →
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San Francisco plans to wipe out thousands of older marijuana convictions

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s district attorney said Wednesday that city prosecutors will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana dating back decades, a move allowed under the 2016 state ballot measure legalizing recreational sales of pot. District Attorney George Gascón said his office will... more →
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Governor of Vermont Expects To Sign Weed Legalization Bill By Monday

Vermont’s Governor Phil Scott is getting ready to sign a bill to legalize recreational greenery in his state. Last week, lawmakers in the state of Vermont passed a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. They did this entirely through state legislature, making history by becoming the first state to pass such a bill without a vote... more →
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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox On Why Prohibition Is A Failure

High Times recently had the fortune, privilege and honor of interviewing Mexico’s former President Vicente Fox, a man whose ideas stand close to libertarianism. The state, the government, should not intervene in people’s lives unless their decisions affect third parties, he’s argued quite often. Discussing cannabis legalization... more →
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Mike Tyson launches luxury marijuana resort in California, as state’s Green Rush finds celebrity backers

Controversial boxing champ Mike Tyson has broken ground on a 40-acre marijuana growing operation and luxury resort close to Edwards Air Force Base, celebrity blog The Blast reports. The Tyson Ranch will have half of its acreage devoted to cultivating marijuana and the other half developed into a high-end retreat with “glamping”... more →
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