Family: Peter Tosh’s Son Left in Coma Following Jail Beating

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The family of the late reggae icon and marijuana activist Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma following an attack in a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on pot possession charges. Jawara McIntosh has been hospitalized since suffering...

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Colorado County Gives High School Graduates $420K in Cannabis-Funded Scholarships

Colorado’s cannabis industry has now helped give $420,000 in scholarships to 210 Pueblo County high school graduates. On June 20, the high school seniors each received $2,000 in cannabis tax-funded grants from the Pueblo County Scholarship Fund and the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative. Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace told the Pueblo Chieftan that the dollar...

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The Haymaker: Solving the Roger Stone Dilemma

The Haymaker is Leafly Deputy Editor Bruce Barcott’s weekly column on cannabis politics and culture. What do you do when the devil adopts your cause? Okay, Roger Stone is not literally Satan. But still… That dilemma confronted me recently when the Roger Stone, the notorious political trickster and longtime Trump advisor, formed a cannabis legalization...

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Massachusetts House Passes Controversial Cannabis Bill, Setting up Showdown

BOSTON—Late Wednesday night, members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives voted 126–28 to pass a bill that would essentially repeal and replace key provisions of Question 4, the ballot initiative that 1.8 million voters passed in November to legalize adult-use cannabis. Not only have the changes in the House bill angered legalization advocates and Question...

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Cannabis Tax Rates: A State-By-State Guide
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Cannabis Tax Rates: A State-By-State Guide

Here’s how each state stacks up in terms of state taxes, excises taxes, and wholesale taxes on both medical and retail cannabis. Click on a state to jump down to its tax guidelines. Alaska Medical: No tax Wholesale tax: $50 per oz on flower, $15 per oz for stems/leaves For more information, please visit the...

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Tips for Growing Blackberry Kush Cannabis
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Tips for Growing Blackberry Kush Cannabis

Ever wanted to grow your favorite strain? Leafly and Botanicare are teaming up on a series of grow guides that will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need to grow different strains successfully. Strain Overview: Blackberry Kush is the striking aromatic cross between Afghani and Blackberry. Known for blooming with dark purple hues...

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Tips for Growing Super Silver Haze Cannabis
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Tips for Growing Super Silver Haze Cannabis

Ever wanted to grow your favorite strain? Leafly and General Hydroponics are teaming up on a series of grow guides that will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need to grow different strains successfully. Strain Overview: Super Silver Haze was created by Amsterdam’s Green House Seeds in the mid 90s by crossing Skunk, Northern...

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Tips for Growing Strawberry Cough Cannabis
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Tips for Growing Strawberry Cough Cannabis

Ever wanted to grow your favorite strain? Leafly and General Hydroponics are teaming up on a series of grow guides that will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need to grow different strains successfully. Strain Overview: Strawberry Cough, created by Kyle Kushman, is a sativa-dominant strain that offers a distinct, award-winning strawberry smell and...

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In California, Many Growers Will Stay Underground

Real Talk: Some Growers Will Remain Illicit He’s not an illicit grower, but he understands their dilemma: Hezekiah Allen works to create an easier pathway into the legal industry as a lobbyist for the California Growers Association. (James Tensuan for Leafly) Editor’s note: This week (June 19, 2017), Leafly launches a four-part series on California cannabis...

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Tips for Growing Headband Cannabis
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Tips for Growing Headband Cannabis

Ever wanted to grow your favorite strain? Leafly and Botanicare are teaming up on a series of grow guides that will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need to grow different strains successfully. Strain Overview: With parents OG Kush and Sour Diesel, you can only expect greatness from their offspring, Headband. Its flavor...

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