California wildfires wiped out a year’s worth of weed, prices to rise.

By: Melia Robinson A firefighter hoses down hotspots from a wildfire in Santa Rosa, California, on Saturday, October 14, 2017.Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP California wildfires have hit the state’s marijuana industry, burning dozens of farms and leaving many more engulfed in smoke. The price of marijuana could spike as much as 20%…

Continue reading

Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado

By Christopher Ingraham Marijuana legalization in Colorado led to a “reversal” of opiate overdose deaths in that state, according to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health. “After Colorado’s legalization of recreational cannabis sale and use, opioid-related deaths decreased more than 6% in the following 2 years,” write authors Melvin D.…

Continue reading