As more states legalize marijuana, the number of adult consumers has been on the rise. But there are only three major metro areas where cannabis is more popular than cigarettes and other products containing nicotine, according to new market-research data. And — you guessed it — Seattle is one of them. More than 700,000 people age 18 and older in the Seattle-Tacoma area — about … [Read more...] about Seattle Metro: 1 of 3 areas in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows
PALM BEACH, Florida, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Many more Americans now support cannabis legalization. A Pew Research Center survey now finds that 67% are in support. That's up from 62% year. Better, the House Judiciary Committee just passed The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act with a vote of 24 to 10. While the bill still has a way to go before … [Read more...] about U.S. Support for Cannabis Legalization Just Increased Again
The stat numbers are in... how is the state Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) doing? Let's see what the numbers have to say about the growth of the program. The numbers are up since the last quarter. Does anyone else wonder why it seems that even though new conditions have been approved this year the patient numbers don't seem to show larger program growth? How Many Patients … [Read more...] about CT MMP Statistics – December 2019
We love Chitown. Now we have just another reason to go there in 2020! What could be better than sharing some good legal buds while visiting some friends? Michigan Ave here we come. Who knows maybe White Sox and Cubs fans can get along thanks to a little sticky-icky. -Dabbin Dad When the most popular medical marijuana dispensary in Chicago begins selling recreational … [Read more...] about One month to go until recreational weed becomes legal in Illinois. Here’s what you need to know.
DETROIT – Michigan will begin rolling out recreational marijuana to consumers in the coming weeks -- which means more and more businesses will be popping up. One of those will be Viola, a cannabis provision center founded by former NBA player Al Harrington. The Viola Provision Center officially opened to the public on Monday, and will likely seek to add recreational marijuana … [Read more...] about Ex-NBA player opens marijuana dispensary in Detroit
Four months ago, on July 23, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) introduced the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or MORE Act, in Congress. The MORE Act is on track to be the first comprehensive marijuana reform legislation set to be voted on in Congress after the House Judiciary Committee voted 24-10 in favor of the bill on … [Read more...] about The MORE Act
This is an interesting take on cannabis normalization. We have long advocated for the deconstructing of cannabis stereotypes. Sure some could be comical, but like all stereotypes, they are not truthful and that is surely a bad thing when people start believing them to be factual. We should all strive to educate ourselves, so we can start correcting the -Dabbin' … [Read more...] about Can Cannabis Be Normalized?
We can't believe it took a judge to identify this ban made for poor public policy. Oh..loss of revenue you don't say? Some estimates show vapes accounted for 20% of the Massachusetts market demand. Dabbin' Dad NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A superior court judge has ordered the state to end its ban on the sale of vaping products for medical marijuana patients. Starting … [Read more...] about Judge orders end to ban on vaping products for medical marijuana customers
This isn't embarrassing... What this really shows, is how ill-informed police are when it comes to identifying cannabis. It is one chemical compound that the society has historically touted as harmful, THC. It is not the plant but a single cannabinoid, that has been wrongly identified and weaponized. Only once we can all look at this plant without bias will we start to … [Read more...] about Cops Seize 106 Pounds Of Marijuana… But Turns Out It Wasn’t Marijuana After All
We are blessed to be able to travel around the country from time to time and during our journeys, we come across some unique cannabis flowers. We normally like to share these travel pictures on Instagram for people to check out, but it wouldn't be fair not to share them with those who do not use the platform. So we have decided that we will start sharing the pictures once a … [Read more...] about Traveling Patient