Joint Effort: Washington Brewers Release Hemp Beer to Celebrate Marijuana Legalization

Joint Effort is a session ale brewed with hemp seeds. Dry-hopped with Zeus, Cascade, Summit hops, Joint Effort has a dank, resinous hop aroma balanced by nutty, earthiness from hemp seeds.

WASHINGTON:  Redhook Brewery, the Northwest’s original craft brew, announced today the release of  “Joint Effort,” a new hemp beer brewed in collaboration with Seattle’s Hilliard’s Beer that celebrates the legalization of marijuana in Washington State.

Don't Invest in Medical Marijuana Public Companies Just Yet

Financial and Banking regulations may keep legal marijuana business all cash

Nineteen states plus Washington DC have legalized medical marijuana with legislation pending in six more states. Washington and Colorado have even legalized the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. In the wake of this trend, I was hired by a consortium of successful California medical marijuana growers to explore how they could create a public company, attract investors Read the full article…

Don’t Invest in Medical Marijuana Public Companies Just Yet

Financial and Banking regulations may keep legal marijuana business all cash

Nineteen states plus Washington DC have legalized medical marijuana with legislation pending in six more states. Washington and Colorado have even legalized the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. In the wake of this trend, I was hired by a consortium of successful California medical marijuana growers to explore how they could create a public company, attract investors Read the full article…

Liquor Control Board to hold public hearings on proposed pot rules

When A Green Alternatives does open, it will be the first legal medical marijuana dispensary in San Diego and the second in the county.

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor Control Board has scheduled four public hearings throughout the state to discuss the proposed rules for Initiative 502 implementation. The hearings are required as part of the rulemaking process.

Lagunitas Brewing Co. to drop '420' marijuana slang from labels in trademark dispute

Lagunitas Founder Tony Magee announced the change via his colorful, stream-of-consciousness Twitter feed earlier this week.

GEORGIA:  Lagunitas Brewing is dropping any future use of the term “420,” a well-known code phrase for marijuana, on its labels after an Atlanta brewery claimed a federal trademark on the number.

Buzz-kill: Denver proposes 5% tax on marijuana sales

Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver City Council don't want to even smell marijuana.

COLORADO:  Remember when marijuana activists argued that legalized pot could help control budget deficits by reducing police costs and raising tax revenues?  Putting that into practice in Denver has proven a bit difficult.  Advocates for legalization are now balking at a 5% tax on marijuana purchases, possibly going to 10% to match the state’s taxes on Read the full article…

Buzz-kill: Denver proposes 5% tax on marijuana sales

Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver City Council don't want to even smell marijuana.

COLORADO:  Remember when marijuana activists argued that legalized pot could help control budget deficits by reducing police costs and raising tax revenues?  Putting that into practice in Denver has proven a bit difficult.  Advocates for legalization are now balking at a 5% tax on marijuana purchases, possibly going to 10% to match the state’s taxes on Read the full article…

Stoned at Church

Praying High to a Higher Power

I don’t normally get high before going to church, but I had just come from a business meeting about weed, so naturally I smoked weed. I’m not a real religious person, but I attend services regularly because I get to see my pretty 22 year-old daughter. Since she moved away to an evangelical Christian college Read the full article…

Jet City Tours Provides Marijuana Trips to Seattle and Beyond

Jet City Tours to Offer Pot Tourism Adventures to the Emerald City

WASHINGTON — While John Denver put the notion of a Rocky Mountain High to a tune, Seattle’s Jet City Tours is singing a whole new song when it comes to mountain highs. The company released its upcoming season of tours on Monday, all of which feature sampling the state’s largest cash crop, marijuana.