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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 …

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Lawmakers Call on Attorney General to Allow State-Legal Weed in Federal Cannabis Researchers

Legislators from both sides of the aisle encouraged AG William Barr to remove cannabis research barriers and allow state-legal producers to provide product for clinical studies. A bipartisan group of Senators and Congress members joined forces late last week to call on federal officials to expand the scope of cannabis research and allow state-legal marijuana companies to participate in clinical …

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California County Will Fine Illegal Pot Growers $1,000 a Day Per Plant

To push back against the Golden State’s gigantic cannabis black market, officials in Stanislaus County are preparing to slap millions of dollars in civil fines on illicit cultivators.  In an effort to dissuade thousands of unlicensed cannabis growers operating in California’s central valley, officials in Stanislaus County are getting set to implement new civil fines against black market cultivators, potentially …