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Everything you need to know about the way cannabis affects your brain

With cannabis use rising around the world, questions about how the drug interacts with our brain are becoming ever more important. Can marijuana improve our sleep? Boost creative thinking? Make food taste better?  In our Science of cannabis series, we interrogate the biggest and boldest claims about the drug. We topple common myths about cannabis (sorry, lighting […]

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Thousands of California Cultivators Call it Quits Amid Wider Slowdown

While several segments have contracted, cultivators have taken the largest hit. While it’s no secret that California cannabis companies have been struggling for years, it wasn’t until this year that the legal marijuana market actually began to shrink noticeably. Now it’s down by almost 29%, according to permit statistics from the state’s Department of Cannabis […]

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Massachusetts cannabis businesses challenge constitutionality of federal drug laws

A group of Massachusetts weed businesses have filed a lawsuit seeking to bar the government from enforcing federal drug laws against state-regulated cannabis companies. They’re represented by the powerhouse law firm of David Boies, best known for high-profile litigation seeking the breakup of Microsoft, representing former Vice President Al Gore in the contested 2000 presidential election and […]

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California Governor Vetoes Cannabis Cafe And Marijuana Labeling Bills, But Signs Others Into Law

California’s governor has dealt the cannabis industry and marijuana reform supporters a mixed bag of actions on bills. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) over the weekend vetoed a measure to legalize cannabis cafes that supporters said would have given consumers new opportunities t0 socialize and allowed businesses to expand their operations. But he also vetoed marijuana packaging legislation […]

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