What changes should Boston expect from legal recreational marijuana? Just ask Denver.

By: Nik DeCosta-Klipa | There’s less than a month to go until recreational marijuana sales become legal in Massachusetts. More than 18 months since the state voted to legalize weed, residents and officials are approaching the long-awaited July 1 date that licensed shops can begin opening with varying levels of apprehension, excitement, and…

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A growers vision of cannatourism: The Doob Ranch

By: Jason “Aka Crazybatmanfan” Osborne | Where it all began…. My experience in cannabis begins like most, a teenager smoking “pot” listening to music. No high and mighty medical need, although I believe I was medicating myself for personal reasons now. I certainly wasn’t interested in anything medical or spiritual, just…

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Craft cannabis growers in B.C. sound alarm over survival of sector

Jessika Villano sells a potent array of dried cannabis, oils, salves and even bud-infused bath bombs at Buddha Barn Medicinal Society — all grown and processed by small-scale British Columbia producers. Villano doesn’t want that to change when marijuana is legalized later this year, and she’s among the proponents of local…

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Big cannabis is here: John Boehner partners with N.J. medical marijuana dispensary

By Susan K. Livio and Justin Zaremba | Acreage Holdings, one of the nation’s largest cannabis cultivation, retail and real estate holding companies, is collaborating with a south Jersey medicinal marijuana dispensary to open and manage a 100,000-square-foot growing site in Gloucester County, NJ Advance Media has learned. Compassionate Care Foundation…

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