Author Archive | David Carpenter

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Traveling with Weed This Holiday Season? We Got You Covered

“There’s no way I travel this holiday season without weed,” says Maria V. of San Francisco, where legal recreational marijuana was approved this year. “My chocolate brownie treats get me through the inevitable stressful and awkward moments seeing my family in Kansas. I remain floating on a lovely little buzz through it all.” With marijuana […]

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The Real News On Fake Weed: Even The DEA Wants You To Quit calling K2, Spice A Natural Alternative To Marijuana

Spice. Clockwork Orange. Blue Berry Yum-Yum. Mad Hatter Incense. Just a few of the hundreds of beguiling names used to describe to drugs referred to erroneously as “synthetic marijuana.” Containing absolutely no natural marijuana at all, these products are often wrongly associated with pot and produce highs that are nothing like the euphoria found by […]

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Hawaiian medical marijuana

Cutthroat Island: As Hawaiian Police Crack Down On Medical Marijuana Patients’ Right To Bear Arms, We Find Out What Locals Think

Hawaiian authorities dropped the hammer this week on the state’s medical marijuana patients, issuing letters to cardholders in Oahu to surrender their firearms within 30 days. The notice, signed by Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard, and posted by Leafly.com, read: “This letter is to inform you that under the provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes […]

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Marijuana Mega Merger Joins US, Canadian, Dutch Cannabis Companies

Cannabis mega-mergers continue to be forged at a stunning clip, as this week three highly influential names in legal weed combined forces to create a global marijuana monolith like no other. The triad includes US-based Organa Brands, Canadian group Canopy Growth Corporation, and Netherlands-based Green House Seed Company. The partnership will see the current leaders […]

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Pot Project Management: Black Market Skills Pull in the Green

The green rush is officially on. It’s on in pot shops all over Western USA, with dispensaries outperforming even the most liberal profit projections, turning chronic green into mountains of gold. It’s on at the retail level nationwide, where loads of marijuana gadgets and accessories are hitting the shelves with increasing frequency — wowing consumers, […]

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Israeli medical cannabis

The Holy Land’s Pot Industry Booms, Plans Global Medical Exports With World’s Largest Grow Op

For more than half a century, US growers have been on the cutting edge of creating high-grade cannabis, with the primary goal of achieving ever-greater potency and complexity of highs. But in that time, while legal pot has reached a tipping point of popularity in the US market, longstanding federal prohibition has meant that very […]

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