Bowser to End DC Gifting

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Washington DC Mayor Bowser has unveiled her long-rumored plan to move forward with legal recreational marijuana sales for the District despite Congressional interference. Lots of interesting details in the WTOP summary, including: five classes of licenses: cultivator, manufacturer, distributor, off-premise retailer and testing facility…

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Reefer Madness 2.0

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Maryland Last week, a neuroscientist’s Op-Ed was published in the Baltimore Sun warning against marijuana legalization while they continue to study it. She cited a recent study that found cannabis can cause paranoia, delusion, and schizophrenia in those genetically predisposed. This week, the Sun published a…

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VA Continues to Prosecute Marijuana Offenses

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Virginia After Portsmouth prosecutors announced they were going to drop misdemeanor marijuana possession cases, district attorneys for Richmond & other counties announced their intention to keep the status quo. “I think it’s a complex issue and each locality has to do whatever reflects…

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Maryland vs Big Canna

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Maryland Maryland cracks me up, man. After all their “oh, we gotta hold off on implementing the law that voters approved so we can study other state’s programs” for years the Commission admits they were blindsided by the proliferation of management agreements between multi-state…

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Cannabis Science Con East ’19 Experience

Cannabis Science Conference East 2019 just wrapped up at the Baltimore Convention Center and the Gentleman had a fantastic experience. Not only did I learn a lot, but the networking opportunity for the local industry was simply unparalleled. I found groups from many Maryland & DC medical dispensaries, cultivators, and…

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National Cannabis Festival Is Back!

National Cannabis Festival is the District’s biggest weed event, bar none. Now in its fourth year, the event is legit! What else are you gonna do on 4/20, baby? Paint your toenails? Well, alright, book me a pedi too. But then we’re going to NCF! You’ll get to meet and…

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Grow Licenses Available in Maryland!

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Maryland Maryland is granting more medical marijuana business licenses y’all!!! They’ve already given Harvest their own processing license and approved 6 more dispensaries. But they’re adding 4 more grower licenses and 10 more processor licenses! The deadline to apply is May 24th. “The…

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Cannabis Science Conference East 2019

This year the Cannabis Science Conference East is being held in Baltimore on April 9th and 10th! I’ll be attending, too! And I thought to my self, ‘Self, you know who’d like to hear about the Science thingy? The people and AIs that read your website, that’s who.’ By Jove,…

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Roger Boyd Vapes Weed Across the World on a Bicycle

Hello, fellow Tokers! My name is Roger Boyd. Well, actually it isn’t, but that’s the pseudonym I use for the project I’ve been working on since October 2013, healthystoner.com. The fake name was given to me by an American journalist called Bart Blasengame in his article in the November 2014 edition…

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METRC Outages Continue to Fail Maryland Medical Cannabis Patients

So I waaaaaaas gonna write a third review in a row for my pretty duckies, but we have a more pressing concern, which is that METRC is doing an absolute shit job of maintaining their seed-to-sale tracking system in Maryland, which is required by law for medical marijuana dispensaries to…

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Washington DC & Maryland Dispensary 420 Deals!

You’re a busy so and so, why should you have to dig through pages and pages and pages of Washington DC and Maryland dispensaries to find the best deals to celebrate 420? That’s my job. So I threw on the 80s station and got to it. Have you heard this…

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WIN FREE TICKETS TO NCF!

PSA, baby! You can still win 2 free tickets to National Cannabis Festival (featuring Cypress Hill OMG!!!) next Saturday at RFK Stadium (Grounds) if you sign up for my newsletter TODAY! I’ll be accepting entries til midnight and notify the winner manana. Hurry hurry hurry!

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DCMJ/DCCBA Weed Giveaway Tomorrow!

DCMJ, if you’re unfamiliar, was the driving force behind Initiative 71, the District law that allows for growing, possession, and sharing of ganja. In the post-I71 blissful chaosalypse, they continue their important work to advance the rights of cannabis enthusiasts and medical patients alike. DCCBA is one of the business…

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DC Board of Elections Meeting for Retail Cannabis Sales

Quick recap of the DC Board of Elections public hearing with regards to the Retail Cannabis Sales initiative today. This dude Assar Mustafa (probably spelled wrong, apologies) got an Initiative to the point of the BOE considering whether it could be on the ballot and from my understanding, it had…

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POLICE RAID DC MARIJUANA POP-UP EVENTS

EDIT: I’ve seen a screenshot circulating that states only two events were raided, no arrests were made, and the reason is that vendors had “in plain view, marijuana that was clearly in excess of two ounces, at both locations. The marijuana was confiscated.” Here’s the link. Pop-up events have continued…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR CHILDREN IN MARYLAND

In Maryland, children are able to qualify for the state’s medical marijuana program if they are accompanied by a parent/guardian for their visit and meet criteria for having failed other medications prior to seeking marijuana. Thankfully, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) realized the importance of medical marijuana for children…

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Maryland Cannabis Dispensary License Awardees Announced!

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has announced the companies that have been awarded Stage One license pre-approvals to run a medical marijuana dispensary (thanks for the heads up, Maryland NORML!). From here, the 102 dispensary entities enter Phase 2 and have to go through criminal background checks, financial verification, etc.…

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DC Seed Exchange (INTERVIEW)

Finally!  An Initiative 71-compliant seed exchange has taken root in DC and folks now have a simple, straightforward way to obtain their cannabis garden-starters.  DCSeedExchange.com was established to share top-quality genetics with our District’s ganjapreneurs, patients, & enthusiasts with a strong emphasis on the growing market of CBD-rich strains, but you’ll find plenty of good ole’ fashioned…

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DCMJ March of the Clones

That’s my favorite sign from Saturday’s March of the Clones protest, but the level of art production that went into this thing was really astounding, most especially the Carbonite version of artist Mike Flugennock’s Obama. You can find more on DCMJ’s Twitter feed, if you’re so inclined. I really should…

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DC Marijuana Social Use Ban

I’d like to personally thank and congratulate DCMJ for spearheading Initiative 71 and making the text of that legislation and this, the permanent social use ban, easily available to the public. If you’re interested in participating in DCMJ’s continuing fight for YOUR rights as a cannabis patient or enthusiast, check…

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Washington DC Initiative 71 Law Full Text

I’d like to personally thank and congratulate DCMJ for spearheading Initiative 71 and making the text easily available to the public. If you’re interested in participating in DCMJ’s continuing fight for YOUR rights as a cannabis patient or enthusiast, check out their website.  INITIATIVE MEASURE #71 SHORT TITLE “Legalization of…

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