How Green is Your Green? Pot’s Terrible Environmental Record

Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier By Emily Brady

By Emily Brady CALIFORNIA: You care about where your eggs and beef and lettuce comes from but what about your pot? Emily Brady on marijuana growers’ dismal environmental record—and why regulation can clean it up.

Yelp Of Pot, Leafly, Is Tip Of Marijuana Missionary's Spear

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Brendan Kennedy wants to make the world safe for investing in marijuana. Kennedy, CEO at Seattle’s $5.5 million (assets under management) Privateer Holdings, believes that he can make a profit and make the world better by investing in marijuana companies. Kennedy earned a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master of Engineering from Read the full article…

"Starbucks of Marijuana" Entrepreneur Coming to SF

House votes to allow banks to do business with marijuana related businesses.

CALIFORNIA:  Can marijuana be made legal? And can it be sold in stores? Yes, it can, says one entrepreneur, who is scheduled to visit San Francisco on Monday along with former Mexican President Vicente Fox. Jamen Shively is a former Microsoft engineerwho has begun his very own premium marijuana retail brand: Diego Pellicier, Inc., according to SF Weekly.

"Starbucks of Marijuana" Entrepreneur Coming to SF

House votes to make banking with marijuana businesses easier.

CALIFORNIA:  Can marijuana be made legal? And can it be sold in stores? Yes, it can, says one entrepreneur, who is scheduled to visit San Francisco on Monday along with former Mexican President Vicente Fox. Jamen Shively is a former Microsoft engineerwho has begun his very own premium marijuana retail brand: Diego Pellicier, Inc., according to SF Weekly.

Pot consultant: Legal pot will work only if police target black market

WASHINGTON:  The stated goal of Washington’s new marijuana law is to stop treating adult pot use as a crime. But Washington’s pot consultant says this experiment in legalization will only work if the police aggressively target the black market. And he’s concerned that won’t happen. The sponsors of Initiative 502 were clear. They said it Read the full article…

Pot consultant: Legal pot will work only if police target black market

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WASHINGTON:  The stated goal of Washington’s new marijuana law is to stop treating adult pot use as a crime. But Washington’s pot consultant says this experiment in legalization will only work if the police aggressively target the black market. And he’s concerned that won’t happen. The sponsors of Initiative 502 were clear. They said it Read the full article…

Vail to extend temporary pot dispensary ban

With the 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature looming, advocates continue to push for measures that would loosen the restrictions on the use of marijuana or its derivatives in medical treatments.

COLORADO:  In a game of more wait-and-see, the Vail Town Council made the first of two steps Tuesday to extend a current temporary ban on recreational marijuana businesses. The council is waiting to see what consequences, if any, arise in other towns that allow the businesses to operate since last November’s passing of Amendment 64. Read the full article…

In D.C., Medical Marijuana Is All About Location, Location, Location

Reports from Washington state are that the recreational marijuana business are not making profits because of taxes.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  As medical marijuana slowly draws near to becoming a reality in Washington, D.C., much has been made of the fact that licensed pot dealers will soon be opening their doors in the shadows of the White House and under the noses of the Justice Department and lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Questions abound: Will the Read the full article…

In D.C., Medical Marijuana Is All About Location, Location, Location

CANADA:  Seekers of hidden treasure went on a marijuana scavenger hunt in High Park to find hundreds of coupons tucked away, redeemable for $25,000 worth of free bongs, pipes, rolling papers, vaporizers and discounted weed.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  As medical marijuana slowly draws near to becoming a reality in Washington, D.C., much has been made of the fact that licensed pot dealers will soon be opening their doors in the shadows of the White House and under the noses of the Justice Department and lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Questions abound: Will the Read the full article…