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This Week’s Music: Taylor Swift, Charlie Puth And Lana Del Rey

Pop is the star of this week's column, featuring new work from Taylor Swift, Lana del Rey and Charlie Puth.

Women Undergoing Fertility Treatment Might Want To Lay Off Marijuana

Women using assisted-reproduction technology who were active cannabis users were more than twice as likely to suffer terminated pregnancies.

Dogs Of Instagram: Siberian Husky

Active and athletic, the Siberian Husky is known for its endurance combined with speed and power. It's no wonder they’ve become the ultimate sled dog.  

Weedstagram: People Of Cannabis Is An Account That Highlights People Of Color

People of Cannabis is one of the few cannabis Instagram accounts that has a real purpose and message to their content.

Are Second Hand Cosmetics Safe To Use?

Buying a used jacket isn't the same as buying used makeup. Here's why you need to be careful when buying second hand cosmetics.

Drug Test? Here’s What You Need To Know

A urine drug test looks for any traces of substance abuse: alcohol, cocaine, amphetamines, marijuana, opioids (narcotics), PCP, and benzodiazepines.

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Breaking Cannabis Banking: Tips On Getting An Account

In my previous post, I wrote about avoiding the scammers that abound when it comes to cannabis banking. Because cannabis is federally illegal, getting a bank account has been very difficult for cannabis businesses even though the...

State Marijuana Laws Are Safe From Jeff Sessions Until September

This extension is an important political and legal action after Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama era Cole Memo in January.

5 Things To Expect From California’s Gray Market Marijuana Crackdown

Golden State tries to even the playing field for those operating legally.

Red Herring Alert: Should California Have A Public Cannabis Bank?

It seems like every state in its own way has tried to grapple with a state-legislated solution to the notorious banking issue across the cannabis industry. And now California is going to study its own banking solution that, in...

Goodbye Cole Memo, Hello Uncertainty For Cannabis

It’s finally happening — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded the 2013 Cole Memo regarding federal enforcement in states that legalized cannabis.

California’s 5 Worst Counties for Recreational Marijuana

Here is a list of the five worst California counties for commercial cannabis activity — not shockingly, most on this list are in Southern California.