The idea that deadly amounts of fentanyl are tainting the illicit marijuana market is being spread by officials at the White House and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Although that is true for some opioids, fentanyl-laced marijuana is not a real risk, according to experts who are concerned about senior leadership at the White House […]

New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a new bipartisan bill. The idea for state-run pot shops comes from a trio of GOP state senators who broke with Republican Party orthodoxy to embrace legal marijuana with a decidedly […]

William Barr, President Trump’s nominee to serve as the next U.S. attorney general, made headlines earlier this month when he pledged during his Senate confirmation hearing not to “go after” marijuana companies that comply with state laws. Now, in response to written questions from senators, Barr is putting that pledge on paper, in black and white. […]

A website called BudTrader.com is offering to donate up to an ounce of weed to federal employees who are “unable to pay for their medical cannabis due to the government shutdown.” In addition, a company spokesperson said that at least five doctors have offered to consult with furloughed federal employees who might need a medical […]

A listing posted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse via the Federal Business Opportunities website last week asked for “capability statements” from businesses with the capacity to produce a variety of marijuana strains and products. Prospective firms must also be equipped with storage space for up to 5000 kilograms of cannabis stock. The posting […]

The United States Bureau of Reclamation delivers water to around 1.2 million acres of irrigated land west of the Mississippi, but certain customers in the states Washington and Colorado are now being told to find a new source. A spokesperson for the bureau said that that districts that rely on the government project for water […]