Category: Featured

People Think Texting is More Dangerous than Being Under Influence of Marijuana While Driving

According to a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll, Americans think it is more dangerous to text and drive then to be high on cannabis while driving. The poll results showed that 99% of respondents felt using social media while driving is dangerous, while 98% said the same about texting and driving. When asked about being under the influence of cannabis while driving, 91% said that was dangerous; but only 40% of respondents thought driving while high is a contributing factor to more motor vehicle accidents. On the surface, it seems like something that involved keeping your eyes...

Read More

New Yorkers Prefer Legalizing Marijuana to Raising Taxes

State budgets are getting tighter each year for many, while a select few have been reaping the benefits of legalized marijuana for a couple of years already. When it comes to finding a solution to funding issues, it seems that policymakers’ options are few and far between – with general solutions being to raise taxes or administrative fees to make up the difference. When presented with possible ways to lower the state’s $4 billion budget deficit, New Yorkers made it clear that they would rather see marijuana legalized and taxed than see another increase in taxes. A poll was...

Read More

Detroit City Council Wants to Challenge Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Measures in Court

In March of 2016, a new ordinance took effect in Detroit, making it much harder for medical cannabis dispensaries to operate within the city. Since then, the number of dispensaries operating in Detroit has gone from 283 to less than 100. On November 7th of this year, voters in the city approved two measures that will relax some of the restrictions that the ordinance put in place, and it seems the Detroit City Council is not happy about that. By a vote of 7 to 1, the council passed a resolution calling on the city’s administration to challenge the...

Read More

First Ever U.S. Traded Marijuana Fund Comes to The NYSE

The legal cannabis market continues to enjoy success after lucrative success, solidifying itself as one of the most promising and profitable industries in existence. We’ve extensively covered the fact that the legal weed business is showing no signs of slowing down, with experts predicting that cannabis companies will easily rake in over $20 billion by the year 2020. One of the toughest challenges faced by cannabis startups and impacting existing businesses is the fact that many U.S. banks and financial intuitions want nothing to do with them. Of course, this is due to the fact that the federal government...

Read More

Strain Review: King’s Kush

Coming from two popular strains, OG Kush and Grape Ape, King’s Kush is a strain fit for more experienced cannabis users. It’s high THC content make it an excellent medicine, and it can offer relief for a number of different conditions and ailments. What You Should Expect An indica dominant hybrid, King’s Kush is an extremely potent strain – about 70% indica and 30% sativa – that offers a variety of effects and is known for its high THC content, which is between 20-24% on average. The buds of this strain are extremely dense, and are often dark green...

Read More