Keeping Kids Away From Cannabis Edibles
Aug30

Keeping Kids Away From Cannabis Edibles

The appearance of many cannabis edibles give no indication that they are anything more than a sweet.  That can lead to unwanted consequences.  The good folks in re-legalized Washington State have given this much thought and come up with some thoughts on keeping kids out of the cannabis edibles.  Follow along: A new report from the University of Washington School of Law’s Cannabis Law and Policy Project furthers those efforts by...

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More Thoughts on “Branded Cannabis”
Aug26

More Thoughts on “Branded Cannabis”

In a re-legalized future there is going to be “branded cannabis.”  What will that brand be based upon?  Ever heard of “appellation?”  Keep reading: . . . benefit from adopting the wine industry’s organizational model, known as the appellation system. An appellation is a legally protected designation that is applied to a product to indicate the geographic region where it was created. For example, when a wine...

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This November Will California Re-Legalize?
Aug25

This November Will California Re-Legalize?

California showed the nation the way in medical cannabis.  Then the same place rejected a bid to re-legalize rec.  The Golden State will try the rec vote again this November.  What’s the forecast? According to a University of California, Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll, 63.8 percent of respondents supported legalizing cannabis for recreational use, with 36.2 percent opposed. The results are good news for...

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Re-Legal Retail Sales Now Measured in Billion $
Aug24

Re-Legal Retail Sales Now Measured in Billion $

The numbers are big, but are they a surprise?  Let’s see how re-legalized cannabis sales are going. Licensed retail facilities in Washington state have sold over $1 billion in marijuana flowers and cannabis-infused products since regulators began first permitting such sales two years ago. Data compiled by the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board reports that legal sales have now yielded over $275 million in tax revenue. Last...

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Life of a “Trim Bitch”
Aug09

Life of a “Trim Bitch”

Ever think about the people who produce the premium cannabis you enjoy?  Here’s a story abouth those who trim the buds you smoke.  You will want to read this one.   This time of year, new girls are constantly coming to the property. It’s mid-July in southern Humboldt County, and the first round of the year’s marijuana harvest—all one thousand pounds of it—is hanging in the sheds or newly dried in contractor bags...

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About Tomorrow:  Remember — It’s a Fight
Aug05

About Tomorrow: Remember — It’s a Fight

As we slide into what hopefully turns out to be a stoney weekend, let’s pause and remember, that while more and more states line up to re-legalize the cannabis plant, there are others out there who will fight us — and stop us — if they can.  In FLORIDA, The family that founded the Publix supermarket chain has given $800,000 to a lobbying group fighting the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida. The trust of...

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