New Congressional Resolution Calls For Marijuana Legalization And Drug Expungements

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) released a congressional resolution on Thursday that calls for a fundamental reshaping of the criminal justice system, in part by legalizing marijuana and expunging all drug-related convictions. The congresswoman’s “People’s Justice...

Hemp-Derived CBD Helps Chronic Pain Patients Reduce Opioid Use, Study Finds

Chronic pain patients consuming hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD, on a daily basis for eight weeks reported a decrease in the opioid medications they needed, a new study reports. “This is a prospective, single-arm cohort study for the potential role of cannabinoids as...

Terrapin Care Station Raises Minimum Wage for Employees

Boulder, Colo.-based Terrapin Care Station, a national cannabis company, announced today that it has guaranteed a minimum wage for its employees of $15/hour companywide. The move comes as the Denver City Council debates whether to gradually raise the minimum wage over...

No, Cannabis Will Not Turn Your Tongue Green.

Seasoned cannabis consumers are accustomed to fielding assumptions connected to a wide variety of “stoner” stereotypes. Luckily, as cannabis legalization has become more widespread, more research is becoming available and we’re able to debunk some of the cannabis...

Number Of Banks Working With Marijuana Businesses Levels Off, Federal Data Shows

The number of banks and credit unions that service the marijuana industry largely leveled off in the last quarter, according to new federal data released late last week. And that market trend could reflect shifting expectations among financial institutions about the...

Problematic Marijuana Use Is Declining Among People Who Consume Every Day, Study Finds

Contrary to the expectations of public health experts, the rate of frequent marijuana consumers who are diagnosed with cannabis use disorder (CUD) is not increasing, a new study reports. In fact, it’s actually decreasing, and that may be due to the growing number of...

Barbara Lee Honors Veterans Day With Call To Action On Marijuana Reform

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) marked Veterans Day by promoting a bill she introduced that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for military veterans. In a press release and email blast for the national advocacy group NORML, the congresswoman discussed the need to...

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Terrapin Care Station Raises Minimum Wage for Employees

Terrapin Care Station Raises Minimum Wage for Employees

Boulder, Colo.-based Terrapin Care Station, a national cannabis company, announced today that it has guaranteed a minimum wage for its employees of $15/hour companywide. The move comes as the Denver City Council debates whether to gradually raise the minimum wage over...

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No, Cannabis Will Not Turn Your Tongue Green.

No, Cannabis Will Not Turn Your Tongue Green.

Seasoned cannabis consumers are accustomed to fielding assumptions connected to a wide variety of “stoner” stereotypes. Luckily, as cannabis legalization has become more widespread, more research is becoming available and we’re able to debunk some of the cannabis...

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