Mahwah joins New Jersey’s pious anti-weed brigade

Several towns and cities in New Jersey – the long-time home of the American Mafia DeCavalcante family on whom the HBO based its famous Sopranos series – have adopted a significantly pious attitude towards legalized marijuana. And now pro-cannabis residents of Mahwah can also be forgiven for crying “mah-wah” tears about the ban on legal weed sales by their Township Council. Mahwah is now one of fourBergen County towns to join the anti-weed brigade, following in the footsteps of Carlstadt, Garfield and Hasbrouck Heights. The prohibition was unanimously adopted by…

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Modesto Residents Vote on Library and Marijuana Taxes

On Tuesday, residents of Modesto headed out to the polls to choose representatives for the Modesto City Council, the Modesto Irrigation District, and the Modesto City Schools committees, as well as representatives for the fire, school, and irrigation districts of Stanislaus County. That is not all they are voting on, however: Modesto voters must decide whether Measure T lives or dies. Measure T is a proposed marijuana business tax of 10 percent on the gross receipts of pot activities, despite the City Council having not made a decision yet as…

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Woody Harrelson Says Weed Saved Him at Trump Dinner

World-renowned marijuana activist and actor Woody Harrelson came out recently and said that he had to smoke weed at a dinner with Trump just to survive it. He said that the dinner party, organized in 2002 by now-President Donald Trump, was so utterly unbearable that he had to step outside for a few hits just to keep his wits and composure about him. The actor and Texas-born thespian, made famous for his roles in movies and such TV shows as True Detective and Cheers, made this announcement recently on Real…

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Drug Peddler Confesses to N500, 000 in Daily Cannabis Sales

In the town of Akala in Mushin, Lagos State, police officials arrested a suspected drug dealer for dealing in marijuana. Along with 49 other people, the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit arrested Sunday Adesoye, also known as Marlboro, on Saturday. Police allegedly seized 48 bags of illegal drugs from the suspects. Adesoye reportedly said in his statement to police that he was selling N500, 000 worth of marijuana and other illegal narcotics every day in Akala. Olayinka Egbeyemi, chairperson of the task force, said…

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Justin Trudeau Outlines Excise Tax for Legal Pot to Surprised Premiers

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has plans to levy a federal excise tax on all recreational cannabis the moment it becomes legal in July next year. Half of the revenues generated by it will go to the different provinces and territories throughout Canada, and the other half to fund various government and community programs.   Trudeau put this federal proposal to premiers on Wednesday, during a meeting of first ministers in Ottawa. Under Trudeau’s plan, every gram of recreational pot in the country will be subject to a $1 excise…

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Tracking Medical Marijuana from Farm to Patient

With the activity surrounding medical marijuana legalization in a number US states, it is surprising that so few are aware of how the medical marijuana process operates. A lot of effort goes into the cultivation and distribution of marijuana. And this is even more applicable to medical marijuana, where the strains have to be of the highest quality and comply with the laws surrounding marijuana and medicine. There are a large amount of checks and procedures that have to be undertaken between planting and distribution at a medical dispensary. All…

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How to Legally Invest in Marijuana Companies

It is no secret that marijuana is a big industry and there is lots of money to be made. Current marijuana sales are estimated to be in the region of $50 Billion when black market sales are included. This is quite a large figure, and given that the vast majority of this number is generated by black market sales, the majority of the $50 Billion is soon going to be transferred to legitimate businesses. Because the black market is not going to be sustainable in states where medical and recreational…

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Here Is How You Can Get Your Medical Marijuana Card for 2017 in California

Many people think that getting a medical marijuana card in California is hard but is that the case? No, in fact, with the new Proposition 64 now in place, it’s pretty simple. Besides that, you don’t even need a card in some situations especially if you have a valid medical marijuana doctor’s approval. That aside, what does one need to get a medical marijuana card in the state of California? Well, as a potential marijuana patient or recreational user, you probably have questions that you need to find their answers…

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Five Uses of Medical Marijuana that Make It a Health Powerhouse

Over time, experts have been able to carry out research on marijuana and its psychoactive compounds to help determine its usefulness in the field of medicine. What do you think is the outcome of all these activities that have been carried out over decades? Well, they have cobbled together enough information to help know the truth about this drug. That’s why everyone is now talking about marijuana and its health benefits. Indeed, there’s a lot about marijuana, and everyone intending to use it for medical purposes should know. To give…

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