Willie’s Reserve Available Now In California

Willie Nelson’s Legendary Stash of Cannabis Powered by Flow Kana

CALIFORNIA: Award-winning music legend and marijuana activist Willie Nelson announces the launch of his Willie’s Reserve cannabis brand in California. Flow Kana, the premier sustainable sun-grown cannabis provider that embraces the small farmer ecosystem, was selected as the Willie’s Reserve partner in California. Available in select California dispensaries now, cannabis enthusiasts can enjoy Willie’s Reserve Legendary Stash Read the full article…

The Wink in Weed: Marketing Thru Marijuana

HigherGround and MJBA present Hot Pot Products

By David Rheins Years ago, when I was working at Rolling Stone Magazine, I had the opportunity to interview Jerry Garcia backstage before a Grateful Dead performance at Madison Square Garden. The show was being sponsored by Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, and as the editor of Marketing Thru Music (MTM), it was my job Read the full article…

Willie Nelson Admits To Smoking Pot On White House Roof

Country music legend Willie Nelson has confessed to smoking pot on the roof of the White House in the 1970s.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Country music legend Willie Nelson has confessed to smoking pot on the roof of the White House in the 1970s. The singer/songwriter and longtime weed advocate makes the confession in his new memoir, It’s A Long Story, which was released on Tuesday. In the tome, Nelson recalls the 1977 incident, which happened Read the full article…

Music Legend Nelson To Roll Out Own Brand Of Marijuana

TEXAS: Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make “the best on the market.” The singer-songwriter announced in a statement Monday that Willie’s Reserve will be grown and sold in Colorado and Washington, two states where Read the full article…

Willie Nelson’s Daughter Advocates Legalizing Marijuana After Possession Arrest Last Sunday

According to Texas law, those convicted of possessing marijuana can face up to 180 days in jail and a two thousand dollar fine.

TEXAS: Willie Nelson’s daughter was arrested last Sunday for marijuana possession, something her famous father knows about. Saturday, country singer Paula Nelson talked about her parents’ reactions and that her arrest was not a publicity stunt. The Paula Nelson Band had just spent two weeks performing in Colorado where recreational marijuana is legal and received Read the full article…

Even Country Music Is Ready for Marijuana Legalization

A heap of recent hits and album tracks by the most mainstream of Nashville stars endorse pot both tacitly and with full-throated approval. Even a resolutely un-outlawish hunk like Blake Shelton went all-in with 2011's "Ready to Roll," a loping, blissed-out tribute to getting off work and getting high with your spouse.

It has been rough and rocky traveling for cannabis cowboys for most of the 40 years since “Me and Paul,” the hounded-by-the-Man classic in which Willie Nelson tipped off like-minded longhairs to the presence of narcs in Laredo. “If you’re staying in a motel there,” he warned dryly, “don’t leave nothin’ in your clothes.” Thousands of Read the full article…

Is Texas Ready To Get Kinky About Hemp?

TEXAS:  He’s run for office three times and lost. But here he is again, the novelist and troubadour that made a name for himself by turning country clichés into satiric social commentary, running for office. Richard “Kinky” Friedman (he got the nickname for his hair) is running as a Democrat for Agriculture Commissioner, and he has Read the full article…

Is Texas Ready To Get Kinky About Hemp?

Kinky Friedman says hemp could potentially be more drought-friendly alternative to cotton.

TEXAS:  He’s run for office three times and lost. But here he is again, the novelist and troubadour that made a name for himself by turning country clichés into satiric social commentary, running for office. Richard “Kinky” Friedman (he got the nickname for his hair) is running as a Democrat for Agriculture Commissioner, and he has Read the full article…

Fact: Daily Marijuana Users Are As Healthy As Non-Smokers

“Frequency of marijuana use was not significantly associated with emergency room use, hospitalization, death, the presence of a disease, or health status.”

SWITZERLAND: Cannabis is a “dangerous and addictive” drug, say proponents of ongoing pot prohibition. But daily tokers don’t seem to have higher levels of health problems, emergency department use or hospital stays than people who don’t smoke pot, according to a new study in the Journal of Internal Medicine this month.

2013 Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users

The 2013 "Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users" list is meant to identify people who have used marijuana and achieved high levels of success or influence.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The Marijuana Polcy Project has released its second annual “Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users” list. There has been quite a bit of variation since last year, including several additions and a number of people dropping in rank or off the list entirely.