Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Patents in the U.S. are intended to provide the inventor with an incentive for creating and sharing their inventions. The patent-holder gets protection for their invention in the form of “exclusive rights” for a time, and during that period...
Pot tourism in the U.S. began shortly after recreational cannabis was legalized. The trouble was, visitors were left to their own devices, trying to figure out where to go and what to get and even where to legally smoke...
Lately cannabis and cryptocurrency have made strange bedfellows. Or, is it that strange? One of the struggles in the cannabis industry is dealing with money and in particular, dealing with large sums that go between contractors like a lab...
One of the hottest topics in legal circles is marijuana. That’s because a patchwork of state laws have been built around legalizing cannabis, while the Federal government drags its heels. Even hemp, which was legalized in the 2018 Farm...
One of the loudest claims of prohibitionists for generations is that “cannabis ruins young people’s minds.” It started with the myth of marijuana as a gateway drug -- a gateway to crime, or more drugs. Turns out, cannabis isn’t...
College is back in session, college football season has just begun, but which colleges are cool with cannabis? That’s the question The Princeton Review asked. For reasons unknown, the venerable publication, which regularly ranks colleges for all sorts of...
California was a pioneer in cannabis legalization, beginning with medical marijuana legalization way back in 1996. The state had a ballot initiative as far back as 1972. But as other states have begun their own legalization efforts, they’ve increasingly...
For decades, the police have used the smell of marijuana as probable cause to search a vehicle. That may be changing, as CBD products have a similar “weedy” smell, but are now legal across the U.S., making it impossible...
You may be familiar with the phrase “life of the party,” which dates back to the first half of the nineteenth century. It actually began as “the life and soul of the party” and was meant to describe a...
While academics debate as to what “age” we’re in -- a new Gilded Age, the Age of Reckoning, the Age of Aquarius -- the fact is we remain in the Age of Information simply because it is so readily...

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