FORMER NBA STAR CLIFF ROBINSON IS STARTING A MARIJUANA BUSINESS

   Former NBA All-Star Cliff Robinson is getting into the marijuana business. According to the Portland Business Journal, the 49-year-old has partnered with a group of investors for the opening of a grow operation in Portland, OR., with product expected by the end of the year. With a growing profile as a marijuana advocate, Robinson […]

COLORADO SALES OVER $100 MILLION IN MARIJUANA

Woah! Marijuana sales blazed past the $100 million mark for the first time in August, reports the Denver Post. According to sales data from Colorado’s Department of Revenue released last week, sales of recreational pot topped $59.2 million for the month, while medical marijuana dispensaries pulled in $41.4 million, for a combined $100.6 million — […]

CHECK OUT THE LEAF “PLUG N PLANT” CANNABIS GROWING SYSTEM

Start-up Leaf has introduced a new home growing system for marijuana growers, dubbed the “Plug N Plant.” The system is a self-sustaining product that automatically monitors everything to make the planet grow, from the lighting and ventilation, to the soil nutrient and pH levels. Then, it adjusts accordingly for growth, size, weight, and potency optimization. […]

RICK ROSS CATCHES A CASE FOR RIDING WITH MARY JANE

Rick Ross is behind bars, after being busted for weed on Wednesday (June 10). According to the WSB-TV 2, the 39-year-old rapper (real name: William Leonard Roberts II) was riding in his Bentley in the Atlanta area, when he was pulled over for a tinted window violation. When police approached the car, they smelled weed […]

IS CALIFORNIA NEXT FOR LEGAL WEED?

SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana activists who have longed for decades to end America’s drug war pocketed more major victories Tuesday, with Oregon and the nation’s capital approving the recreational pot use. The advocates believed they also have another win, too, in Alaska, as a legal pot measure held a steady lead. The only major loss […]

COUPLE OF CITIES LEGALIZE MARIJUANA ON ELECTION DAY

Is it time to finally just legalize marijuana? Around 65 percent of voters approved Proposition AA in Colorado, which establishes a 15 percent tax on the wholesale sale of marijuana for adult use, and a 10 percent sales tax on retail marijuana sales. Additionally, there’s standard state and local sales taxes. The approval is estimated to […]

VIDEO: DMX ARRESTED IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR MARIJUANA

Less than a month after being popped for a DUI, the rapper was arrested in South Carolina on Tuesday night (August 20), but he claims he was set up. In a clip from the scene, obtained by TMZ.com, DMX is seen screaming out allegations that he was set up … and it was all caught on tape. […]