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Cannabis May Help Combat the Holiday Blues

The holiday season is now in full swing. For some folks, this means spending tons of money on gifts to reassure their loved ones that they do, in fact, still love them, in spite of all of their shortcomings. There are others, however, that would jus...

MLB Set to Stop Testing Players for Marijuana

America’s favorite pastime is about to get a lot more interesting, at least for players who like to hit weed as much as they do home runs. The MLB (Major League Baseball) and the MLB Players Association have decided that it is a detriment to the h...

Cookies Oakland Is the New Heart of Oaksterdam

Last Friday, the cannabis brand Cookies opened a new dispensary in Oakland, launching in the heart of the city’s downtown neighborhood. The Cookies brand is backed and inspired by the genetics of The Cookie Fam, whose Girl Scout Cookies strain t...

Corruption & Crime Seems to Follow Restrictive Dispensary Permitting

In the grand panoply of grand exits, Debbie Peterson’s is memorable. Until last February, Peterson, the former mayor of Grover Beach, a small city on the Central California coast in San Luis Obispo County, was serving on the city council, a post s...

Brazil Allows Import of THC Products, But Only Cultivation of Hemp

On Dec. 3, Brazil approved new rules to allowing the import and sale of medicinal cannabis-based products, but at the same time, it turned down a proposal to allow domestic marijuana cultivation.  Brazil’s medical marijuana program has languished...