July 2017

Wana Brands is now Colorado’s largest cannabis-infused confectionary company. Courtesy of Wana Brands Nancy Whiteman’s marijuana confectionary company makes millions of dollars a year, but she considers herself an “accidental cannabis entrepreneur.” That’s how she felt in 2010 when starting Wana Brands (shortened from marijuana), now Colorado’s leading company for cannabis-infused confectionary products. Back then, […]

x Embed x Share CLOSE To push back against the black market image of marijuana, pot advocate Aaron Justis is leading the way for boutique dispensaries as legalization expands across the nation. ANTHONY PLASCENCIA/THE STAR Buy Photo Aaron Justis, president of Buds Roses, stands behind the counter at the marijuana dispensary in Studio City, California.(Photo: […]

x Embed x Share CLOSE Since legalization in 2015, recreational marijuana retailers have popped up all along the Oregon Coast. The already tourism-centric economy is finding niche businesses as the pot industry grows. ANNA REED / Statesman Journal Buy Photo Edward “Weedman” Biggar, 52, dances to attract customers for CannaMedicine in Newport along the Oregon […]

Associated Press COLUMBUS A proposed rule for Ohio’s medical marijuana program says edible products that resemble cartoon characters, superheroes or pop-culture figures should not be allowed. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2eWwhcz ) that it’s among more than 100 proposed medical marijuana rules to be considered Monday by the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review. […]

Ambrosia, the esteemed Southern summer fruit salad, is a true classic. This recipe is loved for its sweet and tangy tropical theme and textured goodness. Luckily for us, it’s one of the easiest recipes to make—and thus, one of the easiest to infuse with cannabis. With only a handful of ingredients at play, and no […]

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday he remained wary of the impact legalized recreational marijuana might have on the state, yet hopeful that revisions made in the voter-approved law would ease some of his biggest concerns. The Republican spoke after signing a compromise bill approved by lawmakers last week that raises taxes […]

Does Chrissy Teigen smoke weed? She seems like a prime candidate for one who enjoys the good stuff. However, while some celebrities are candid about their cannabis use, Teigen is not. We decided to crack down and do some digging to find the truth. Her wacky sense of humor would lead us to think so, […]

By Bob SalsbergAssociated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday he remained wary of the impact legalized recreational marijuana might have on the state, yet hopeful that revisions made in the voter-approved law would ease some of his biggest concerns. The Republican spoke after signing a compromise bill approved by lawmakers last week […]

The sometimes illicit relationship between brownies and pot has weathered decades. But now cannabis has begun expanding its horizons and has added all sorts of other partners. As laws and social acceptance of marijuana changes, possible culinary pairings now include caramels, cookies, mints, lemonade, tea, coffee – even coconut oil. Plus, while some amateur canna-chefs […]

Does Chrissy Teigen smoke weed? She seems like a prime candidate for one who enjoys the good stuff. However, while some celebrities are candid about their cannabis use, Teigen is not. We decided to crack down and do some digging to find the truth. Her wacky sense of humor would lead us to think so, […]