Entries by THC News Team

Leafly Places Historic Marijuana Ad In The New York Times

Leafly, the company that bills itself as the “Yelp of Weed,” today became the first marijuana company to place a full page ad in the New York Times. The advertisement is confirmation America’s most respected newspaper is doubling down on pot. In recent weeks, the Times has been releasing a series of editorials calling for […]

Brookings Study: Colorado’s Rollout of Legal Marijuana Is Succeeding

The prestigious Brookings Institution recently concluded Colorado is doing a mighty damn good job of rolling out legal marijuana in the state. The study found that the biggest social experiment in pot legalization is doing well due to some unprecedented factors: good, effective political leadership, cooperation between the marijuana industry and government regulators, and competent […]

Drone Carrying Marijuana Into Prison Goes Haywire

Using a drone to smuggle contraband into prisons is becoming more popular among criminals. But they aren’t having much success. Case in point: Police in Bishopville, South Carolina, are on the hunt for a man who allegedly used a drone to deliver marijuana and other contraband into a state prison. Law enforcement officials released convenience store […]

Seattle Cop Responsible for 80 Percent of Marijuana Citations

Seattle cop Randy Jokela sure is consistent. Perhaps a little too consistent for his own good. Several local media outlets, including the Seattle Times, identified him as the officer who dished out 80 percent of all marijuana related citations in the Emerald City during the first six months of 2014. Marijuana is legal for medical and recreational use in […]

Bill O’Reilly Marijuana Poll Mysteriously Changes To Show Less Support

Bill O’Reilly must have not liked the early results of his website’s marijuana poll. Yesterday, The Cannabist and several media outlets reported 90 percent of the respondents to the unscientific online survey favored legalizing marijuana. Some 65,000-plus people allegedly answered the following question: “There is momentum behind the move to legalize marijuana for recreational use. […]

CannaVest Wins Record Fourth Medical Marijuana Cup

CannaVest, a maker and distributor of hemp and Cannabidiol-based products, won the CBD concentrate category at the 2014 Michigan Medical Cannabis Cup. The July 27 victory marks the fourth time the pink sheets company nabs first place in that High Times Cannabis Cup category. Previously, CannaVest won at the Los Angeles medical cannabis cup in February, and […]

Marijuana Grow Operation In Texas Worth $175 Million

At a massive marijuana grow operation in Goodrich, Texas, law enforcement officials found more pot plants than they could handle. So they brought in Polk County jail inmates to help pull out the weed. Wearing iconic black and white striped jail suits, the prisoners assisted 70 officers from 12 agencies with the removal efforts. So […]