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When Snoop Dogg and Martha got together in 2009 to make brownies, sparks flew! And apparently one of those metaphoric sparks must have landed on a pile of ganja in Snoop’s limo and smoldered away for years, until, stoked by the winds of legalization sweeping the country, it blazed up into a stony entertainment synergy inferno […]

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Relished far and wide and everywhere in between, Mindy Segal’s desserts are a product of commitment, passion and innovation. Her collaboration with Illinois-based cultivating and processing company Cresco Labs has launched her sweet treats into the world of cannabis. The products hit shelves last month in Illinois. DOPE Magazine caught up with Mindy to chat […]

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The Place On a sunny ridge in the Santa Cruz Mountains, bright green cannabis plants sway in the breeze, melding into an emerald redwood forest. It is here that Dr. Atomix grows the medicinal foundation for his cannabis-infused cookies. “In order to have an exceptional cookie, you must use only the finest ingredients,” Dr. Atomix […]

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Most of the state’s top officials opposed last week’s ballot question legalizing recreational use of marijuana, just as they opposed medical marijuana in 2012 and decriminalization in 2008. Massachusetts voters approved it anyway, by a comfortable margin, and officials are duty-bound to implement the will of the voters. Those who voted in favor of Question […]

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Voters in eight states approved marijuana issues on Election Day, significantly expanding the footprint where Americans can use the drug as medicine or for recreation. But it remains to be seen whether President-elect Donald Trump will continue the hands-off approach or order a crackdown. “Everything on this will be a total surprise, a total crap […]

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Several California cities rushed to adopt last-minute regulations on recreational marijuana before state voters legalized its use and sale on Nov. 8. But the Petaluma City Council, when faced with the same choice in the hours before the election, took a different tact — chill out. One day before California’s Proposition 64 would pass, council […]

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California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada now make it legal for anyone over 21 years old to smoke pot. These states and Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia are challenging the federal government which classifies marijuana as a Schedule I drug (no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse). Now, […]

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Following last Tuesday’s vote, policymakers will soon begin the process of implementing and regulating pot sales in the commonwealth, a process that could potentially see legislators alter the new law by enacting higher marijuana tax rates and adding regulations. Gerry Tuoti Wicked Local Newsbank Editor Kaila Braley kbraley@wickedlocal.com @MarinerKaila Voters in Massachusetts have legalized marijuana, […]

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Cedella Marley walks the grounds of Marley Resort Spa. As the eldest daughter of reggae superstar Bob Marley, Cedella Marley grew up in Jamaica. But her second home was along the sandy shores of Cable Beach, Nassau, in the Bahamas. This is where the family had an eight-bedroom vacation home, located in a former governor’s […]

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Marijuana scored huge victories in eight out of nine states on Election Day. California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, North Dakota, Arkansas and Montana all legalized medial and/or recreational marijuana use. Although marijuana remains illegal in the United States on a federal level, the marijuana legalization movement is clearly gaining momentum. Unfortunately, the federal ban makes […]

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