California finally legalized marijuana (officially), but with increased interest and subsequent revenue, the ever-present question of where marijuana businesses in California and other cannabis-legal states should place their money for safekeeping arises yet again. While some credit unions and community banks have been open to dealing with cannabis businesses, including one in particular in Maryland…

Cannabranding is buzzy. In the United States and in Canada, it is a vertical that is developing fast along with the multi-billion dollar legitimizing cannabis market. In both the United States and Canada, digital marketing to promote brands is a hot topic. Social media has firmly rolled over traditional advertising barriers even as it still…

This was an incredible year for international cannabis reform, with many governments realizing the futility of prohibition and actually doing something about it. Countries big and small on almost every continent made strides with decriminalization and legalization for both medical and recreational marijuana. Marijuana.com was there to cover it all in 2017. So without further…

While the marijuana industry witnessed its share of industrial growth mixed with political chaos over the past 12 months, it also produced some noteworthy research on the plant’s mysterious compounds. As the global community collectively prepares to say goodbye to 2017 late Sunday evening, and welcome the New Year early Monday morning, we’ve scoured the…

By Dr. Franjo Grotenhermen Dear Rick Simpson, You are probably the most well-known personality when it comes to the medical use of cannabis by cancer patients. Many desperate individuals, suffering from cancer and other serious maladies, put their trust in you and place great hope in your advice. You are aware of this responsibility when you…

By Fred Gardner On New Year’s Eve, NBC San Francisco will air a documentary that gives activist Pebbles Trippet proper credit for advancing the movement to legalize marijuana. Peter Coyote narrates the 45-minute video, which uses the Ken Burns template of integrated interviews, still photos, and spoken commentary. This is must-see TV. Pebbles Trippet Coyote:…

Strain Overview The Scoop: A galactic hero in the cannabis universe, Jedi Kush was first cultivated by the skilled botanists at Cali Connection. Creating an unlikely alliance between the Death Star (Sensi Star x Sour Diesel) strain and SFV OG Kush — Jedi Kush provides a delicately balanced hybrid that allows the creative “Force” to…