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Majority Of New Yorkers Now Support Cannabis Legalization

While lawmakers bicker about cannabis reform in Albany, more Empire State residents are voicing their support for marijuana legalization than ever before. The Big Apple is finally ready to go green. After decades of reputation building as one of the country’s most over-policed states, New Yorkers are finally speaking up in support of cannabis legalization. According to the New York …

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Washington State Legislators Introduce Bill to Ban High-THC Cannabis Concentrates

The Evergreen State proposal would completely restructure the local legal weed industry and eliminate some of the markets most popular products.  A new proposal in the Washington State legislature has the potential to upend nearly the entire local cannabis industry and eliminate entire product categories from dispensary shelves. According to a deep dive from Leafly’s Ben Aldin, the recently introduced …

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Michigan Cops Raid Unlicensed Pot Shops Weeks After Legal Sales Start

In a scene reminiscent of Los Angeles’ struggle with black market pot shops, Michigan cops took down a number of unlicensed Detroit dispensaries late last week. Yes, cannabis is legal in Michigan, but that didn’t stop state police officers from gearing up in military-issue camouflage and heavy artillery late last week during a far-reaching raid on multiple Detroit pot shops. …

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Colorado Cracks $1.6 Billion in Annual Cannabis Sales for the First Time Ever

America’s first legal weed market is still going strong despite growing competition across the country. In the nearly six years since Colorado debuted the United States’ first adult-use legal weed market, the Rocky Mountain State has taken on new life as tourist hot spot for stoners from across the globe. But as cities like Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Chicago …

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Indiana Activists Push for Cannabis Legalization

Legalization advocates rallied at the Indiana State House this week, demanding cannabis reform in the Midwest state. A group of cannabis legalization activists and state legislators gathered at the Indiana capitol building in Indianapolis early this week to rally for marijuana law reform and demand and end to local pot prohibition. According to the Chicago Tribune, several groups lead by …

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Nevada Businesses Officially Barred from Using Pre-Employment Pot Screenings

Silver State businesses can still give employees the axe for coming to work high, but can no longer pre-screen potential hires for weed. Nevada pot smokers can now apply for new jobs without worrying about month-long tolerance breaks, fake pee, cranberry pills or any other trappings of cannabis drug testing. According to Las Vegas NBC affiliate KSNV, the Silver State’s …

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Italian Supreme Court Decision Just Legalized Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Responding to a court case concerning a two plant pot grow, high court judges lifted all of Italy’s criminal penalties for home grown bud. Italian green thumbs were given an unsuspecting dose of holiday cheer last week, when the country’s high court passed a ruling that effectively legalized personal in-home cannabis grows across the European nation. According to the New …

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Majority of White Evangelical Christians Now Support Cannabis Legalization

The country’s most conservative voter base is finally ready to embrace legalization. America’s so-called moral majority is finally coming to terms with the country’s changing opinions on cannabis, with a new poll indicating that most white evangelical Christians now support marijuana legalization. According to the Christian Post, the new data comes from right-wing bastion Fox News, and found that 53% …

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Toking Tinsel: Elyon’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again. Whether you’re looking for a Christmas present for your spouse or a seventh Hanukkah gift for your aunt, giving is in the air. With legalization comes the spurring creation of more cannabis accessories than ever before.  From hi-tech smart rigs to perfectly simple one-hitters and everything in between, there are weed-themed options for everyone …