Jeff Sessions’ War on Legal Weed is Spooking Banks

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The Twin City Bank in Longview, Washington has been serving cannabis dispensaries and other marijuana-related business since recreational dispensaries opened there in 2014. But in January, bank president and CEO Neil Zick started getting calls from nervous customers who were suddenly thinking about closing their accounts. “I have had a few customers who think they …

Calgary Chef Experiments with Recipes Involving Cannabis Ahead of Legalization

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While recreational marijuana will be legalized in Canada starting in July of this year, prepared edible cannabis products will not be greenlighted for at least another year but that’s not stopping one Calgary chef from getting a head start on bringing cannabis into the kitchen. John Michael MacNeil, the executive chef of The Beltliner Diner …

Marijuana Legalization? The UK Parliament Debates This Week

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The post Marijuana Legalization? The UK Parliament Debates This Week appeared first on High Times. Could the United Kingdom see marijuana legalization? The UK Parliament debates this week. Marijuana legalization and regulation has become part of the mainstream conversation in the United States and in Canada. But what about overseas? Are people down with legalization …

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A Vacant Elementary School Could Soon Be A Marijuana Grow Operation

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The post A Vacant Elementary School Could Soon Be A Marijuana Grow Operation appeared first on High Times. A vacant elementary school could soon be a marijuana grow operation. It seems a Michigan school district is reconsidering selling one of its school buildings to a marijuana firm. The buyer hopes to turn the facility into …

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Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana: What Is Cannabis?

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The post Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana: What Is Cannabis? appeared first on High Times. Cannabis, also referred to as marijuana, has been an integral part of human civilizations for millennia. Both as a medicine and as a recreational substance, cannabis is the most popular illicit drug in the world. Today, the legal …

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Did Lil Duval Smoke A Blunt In A Self-Driving Car?!

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The post Did Lil Duval Smoke A Blunt In A Self-Driving Car?! appeared first on High Times. A video posted on Instagram has us scratching our heads and asking, “Did Lil Duval smoke a blunt in a self-driving car?” Since the stand-up comedian published the video, it’s been making the rounds and causing a stir. But …

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Can You Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Cannabis?

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The post Can You Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Cannabis? appeared first on High Times. Laws against weed have made it difficult for researchers to fully study the medicinal properties of cannabis. Despite this, there is a large—and rapidly growing—body of data pointing to weed’s many health benefits. So far, this includes things like epilepsy, …

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The Unbearable Lightness of the Egyptian Sinai (Part 1 of 3)

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CANNABIS CULTURE – (Part 1 of 3) Hi-Tech Israel’s Low-Tech Cannabis Oasis. The Sinai has long been a place out of place, a peninsula bridging Africa and Asia, straddling the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the south. Throughout history, it has been a battleground between regional powers to its west …

Colorado Girl Scouts are Now Allowed to Sell Their Cookies in Front of Weed Dispensaries

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Colorado Girl Scouts have made a U-turn on their decision to stop Girl Scouts from selling cookies outside of marijuana dispensaries. Previous regulations meant that Scouts were only allowed to sell outside ‘family-oriented’ businesses but the rules have been updated for the 2018 season to include ‘adult-oriented’ businesses – like dispensaries, tattoo parlours and liquor …

Sale of Recreation Marijuana in Canada Delayed Until August

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If you’ve been waiting for July first to legally buy recreational marijuana, there’s bad news. The Trudeau government won’t be able to deliver on its promise to make pot legal by Canada day. David Akin reports. Canadians will have to wait until at least early August – and maybe as late as early September – …

8 of The Craziest Weed Conspiracies That Might Be True

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The post 8 of The Craziest Weed Conspiracies That Might Be True appeared first on High Times. When it comes to marijuana, the truth is out there. But where? That needs a little more work to figure out. The internet offers an assortment of hoaxes and myths about the dank stuff. But conspiracies about weed …

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