Marijuana Men

The cannabis gold rush is full of aging white guys who’ve never smoked. Does that matter? When I was invited to attend the Viridian Capital Advisors Cannabis Investor Conference in January, I had an image in my mind of what to expect. The sleek, monolithic name...

Illinois communities set their own marijuana fines

MARSHALL — More communities in Illinois are adopting their own penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana now that the state has eliminated the possibility of jail time. The law passed last year says people caught with 10 grams or less of the drug will be...

FDA Approves Synthetic Liquid Marijuana Compound

The US government’s cool with weed now—as long as it’s fake. Early this month the Food and Drug Administration approved the first ever liquid formulation of dronabinol, which is synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive compound in...

Israeli Pharmacies Prepare to Sell Medical Cannabis

Following launch of new Health Ministry reform, Super-Pharm is discussing distribution and sales possibilities; meanwhile, over 200 have applied for permits to grow and sell the substance. Pharmacies around Israel are preparing to make medical cannabis more accessible...

Ancient tomb suggests cannabis use goes way back

About 2,500 years ago, mourners buried a man in an elaborate grave, and covered his chest with a shroud made of 13 cannabis plants, according to a new study. The grave is one of a select few ancient Central Eurasian burials that archaeologists have found to...

This Is Your Brain While Videogaming Stoned

Pot and video games have long been bound together in hazy, wedded bliss—as well as in compulsion and codependency. Many a World of Warcraft binger has been found in the darkest hours of the night with clouds of sweet, milk-white smoke curling around him, a bong next...