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  • Marijuana News Is Moving

    Dec 19, 2018, 6:00 pm By Nicolas Juarez
    News content on Marijuana.com is being reborn as Weedmaps News at news.weedmaps.com. While our URL has changed, you can still find breaking news, political coverage, science explainers, and deep dives into the culture of cannabis. The Marijuana.com archives…
  • Rights Groups, Unions Call for Ending Marijuana Prohibition

    Dec 14, 2018, 5:55 pm By Marijuana Moment
    A coalition of major civil rights organizations, labor unions and other groups is calling on Congress to completely remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and divert revenue to communities that have been harmed by the enforcement of cannabis…
  • How Trump Government Shutdown Threat Could Affect Marijuana

    Dec 12, 2018, 7:22 pm By Marijuana Moment
    President Donald Trump is threatening to shut down the government if Democrats refuse billions of dollars in funding for a border wall — but the consequences of that action would extend far beyond border security. WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump threatens gov't…
  • Elon Musk Confesses: ‘I Have No Idea How To Smoke Pot’

    Dec 11, 2018, 9:09 pm By Marijuana Moment
    Elon Musk got himself into a bit of trouble after smoking marijuana during an appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast in September 2018. The move reportedly led to NASA launching an investigation into his company SpaceX’s “workplace safety” and “adherence…
  • Cannabis May Qualify for Study Grants as ‘Natural Product’

    Dec 10, 2018, 8:05 pm By Marijuana Moment
    Federally funded research into marijuana seems to be escalating, with one government agency recently posting a roundup of current “cannabinoid-related funding opportunities” for studies investigating the plant’s therapeutic potential. The National Center…
  • Surgeon General: Schedule I Hinders Researching Marijuana

    Dec 7, 2018, 5:43 pm By Marijuana Moment
    U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said the federal government should rethink how it classifies drugs like marijuana Dec. 6, 2018, voicing concern that the plant’s current status as a strictly controlled Schedule I substance inhibits research. Adams, who’s…
  • Colorado County Considers Canceling Cannabis Convictions

    Dec 6, 2018, 6:57 pm By Associated Press
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in a Colorado county are preparing to dismiss and seal thousands of marijuana possession convictions after state voters legalized the use and sale of cannabis in 2012. The Boulder Daily Camera reported that the Boulder…
  • GOP House Leader Calling for Legal Marijuana in Rhode Island

    Dec 5, 2018, 12:00 pm By Marijuana Moment
    The Republican leader in Rhode Island’s House of Representatives thinks the state should fully legalize marijuana. But while that news would typically bode well for reform efforts in state legislatures, the problem is that the Democratic speaker isn’t…
  • ‘Compromise’ Medical Marijuana Bill is Made Into Law in Utah

    Dec 4, 2018, 4:14 pm By Marijuana Moment
    Utah lawmakers approved a controversial medical marijuana bill in a special session Dec. 3, 2018. There’s your final vote on the medical marijuana “compromise.” #utpol pic.twitter.com/w9Ip3KQE8E — Robert Gehrke (@RobertGehrke) December 3, 2018 During…
  • Study: Vaporizing Flower Produces A More Intense High Than Traditional Smoking Methods

    Dec 4, 2018, 1:54 pm By Marijuana Moment
    Vaping marijuana flower gets you higher than smoking it, according to a new study published in an American Medical Association journal. To test the difference, researchers started by recruiting 17 people who’d consumed cannabis in the past year but had…

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