Archive for the ‘Culture’ category

Cannabist Show: Colorado pot czar gives report card on first year of sales

March 27th, 2015

The Cannabist Show covers marijuana in Colorado and beyond. Guests this week: Andrew Freedman, the director of marijuana coordination for the state of Colorado, and Ean Seeb, co-owner of the Denver Relief marijuana store and consulting business. Get the week’s top headlines and take the Pot Quiz.

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Seeds of change, indeed: DC having unprecedented pot-growing giveaway

March 26th, 2015

The District is about to witness a massive, public drug deal on Thursday — and for those involved, it will be quite a bargain. Over 800 people have confirmed attendance at a giveaway of marijuana seeds Thursday night at an Adams Morgan restaurant.

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Willie Nelson to launch Willie’s Reserve weed shops in 2016

March 26th, 2015

Move over, Marley Natural -- the Bob Marley estate's global cannabis brand poised to launch later this year. Another famous weed-worshiping musician is throwing his hat into the aromatic arena. Willie Nelson let the cat out of the bag at the South by Southwest music festival, and the country legend's Willie's Reserve is the latest celebrity marijuana brand to excite pot aficionados.

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Colorado residents upset over pot stench from Basalt-area grow facility

March 26th, 2015

Skunk-like odors wafting from a Basalt-area marijuana cultivation facility have upset nearby neighbors and caused county commissioners to issue a stern warning to the proprietors behind the stench.

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Colorado residents upset over pot stench from Basalt-area grow facility

March 26th, 2015

Skunk-like odors wafting from a Basalt-area marijuana cultivation facility have upset nearby neighbors and caused county commissioners to issue a stern warning to the proprietors behind the stench.

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The Week in Weed: Ludacris, Dizzy Wright flaunt doja love & 13 other pics

March 23rd, 2015

A compilation of favorite weed photos seen on Instagram. This installment has cameos from hip-hop stars Ludacris and Dizzy Wright, plus plenty of plant pics.

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Forbes just hired Julie Weed to cover pot. And yes, that’s her real last name

March 23rd, 2015

Forbes recently announced that contributor Julie Weed will cover the legal marijuana industry for the business magazine -- "and yes, that's my real last name," Weed says in her bio.

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Snoop Dogg at SXSW: Don’t get in Willie Nelson’s way over munchies

March 20th, 2015

In a wide-ranging interview at South by Southwest on Friday, entertainer Snoop Dogg discussed topics from getting high with Willie Nelson to meeting Dr. Dre and an upcoming series in the works for HBO with Allen Hughes about 1980s Los Angeles.

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One night only: See director’s cut of ‘Friday’ on its 20th anniversary

March 19th, 2015

The classic comedy “Friday” will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a return to the big screen next month. See the director’s cut Monday, April 20 at select theaters nationwide.

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One Direction must pay ‘weed bond’ before Philippines concert

March 19th, 2015

The Philippines is imposing a "weed bond" on One Direction. The Bureau of Immigration has asked Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson to post bonds worth nearly $5,000 each, which will be forfeited if they are caught using or making any implied promotion of illegal drugs during a concert in Manila.

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