The Farm: Classy Cannabis at its Rustic Finest

The Farm 2801 Iris Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301 thefarmco.com   Why you should visit: the rustic classiness of a farm-to-table restaurant; a waiting area that really makes you wish you could hang out after your purchase; carefully-cultivated, high-grade cannabis and concentrates; a commitment to high standards for their community and their industry   What do […]

White House Commutations Part of Obama’s Criminal Justice Reform

Yesterday’s News – July 15, 2015     Obama commutes sentences of 46 more drug offenders As part of an ongoing attempt to “reform the criminal justice system,” President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders earlier this week. Most of the prisoners in question were incarcerated under 1980s draconian drug laws that […]

Senate Bill Would Allow Cannabis Industry Access to Banks

Yesterday’s News – July 10, 2015       When will the cannabis industry have access to banks? Though it’s hard to make progress in Washington when cannabis is still taboo among the “old guard,” the Senate delegations from Oregon and Colorado are pushing the conversation. The bipartisan group introduced a bill that would give […]

High Need Parenting: Real Drug Talk

  Most of the stuff that parades as drug education in this country is just rubbish with no foundation in evidence. – Dr. Carl Hart     With legalization of adult-use cannabis in Oregon earlier this month, families in that state and elsewhere are strategizing ways to broach the topic with their children. We at […]

First Church of Cannabis holds first service without cannabis

Yesterday’s News – July 7, 2015     Cannabis church had no cannabis at church (plenty of hippies, though, and a black dude checking his phone) Loyal Weekend Review Kit readers are by now familiar with the First Church of Cannabis in Indianapolis, which hoped to use Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom and Restoration Act to […]

Social Marijuana Consumption in Denver?

Yesterday’s News – July 6, 2015   Initiative okayed by city, now time to gather signatures The city of Denver has approved final language for the Limited Social Marijuana Consumption Initiative, and advocates launched a petition drive Thursday to collect signatures to get the measure on the ballot. The new law would allow certain establishments […]

The Feds Don’t Want You

Yesterday’s News – June 30, 2015     Cannabis and federal job recruitment No matter where you live, cannabis is off limits if you work – or want to work – for the federal government. The State Department, the CIA, the FBI, and other federal agencies have made it clear that they will not be […]

Progress for Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Program

Yesterday’s News – June 29, 2015      MMJ in Maryland WRK’s home state moves closer to a functioning medical cannabis program with Friday’s publication of the draft regulations from the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. The rules will be open for public comment until the end of July, but commission members feel that several prior […]

Sweet Grass Kitchen Sets the Standard

  The wild popularity of edibles has been one of the biggest surprises in the new cannabis economy. An appealing alternative to smoking for medical patients and social users alike, this category accounted for 45 percent of the recreational marketplace in Colorado in 2014. At the same time, edibles have gotten a bad wrap. Between […]