Lifestyle
Bud & Breakfast Is Airbnb for Weed

Bud & Breakfast Is Airbnb for Weed

You’ve filled the dishwasher and wiped the counters, but somehow that dank aroma of the late night kitchen sesh just won’t stop lingering in your Airbnb. Fear not, renters! At the new vacation rental site, Bud & Breakfast, that’s exactly what they expect.

It only makes sense that cannabis-friendly home rentals are next in line for new companies looking to capitalize on expanding legalization. The Boulder, Colorado, company launched last Thursday.

Lifestyle
 So...Marijuana Ice Cream is a Real Thing

So... Marijuana Ice Cream Is a Real Thing

Evidently marijuana-infused ice cream is a real thing, and this stuff is the real deal, made by a third-generation ice cream maker — a far cry from the endless sea of questionable edibles made in anonymous kitchens from across the Bay Area I saw for sale during the 4/20 festivities in San Francisco.

Lifestyle
Help Bill Maher Make 4/20 an Official National Holiday

Help Bill Maher Make 4/20 an Official National Holiday

Bill Maher has a new political goal: turn 4/20 into an official national holiday.

To argue his point, he read his viewers “’Twas the Night Before 4/20” — a lovely bedtime story with a great message, which is… Uh… Weed is fun?

Maher turned to Change.org to create a petition that would officially make 4/20 a national holiday:

 

Legal
Federal Judge Declines to Remove MJ from List of Most Dangerous Drugs

Federal Judge Declines to Remove MJ from List of Most Dangerous Drugs

A federal judge in Sacramento, California, has declined to remove marijuana from the Schedule I list of most dangerous drugs, which has disappointed legalization proponents and activists who viewed this as a watershed moment and a chance to get closer to the goal of nationwide legalization.

Judge Kimberly J. Mueller of the Federal District Court in Sacramento said during a brief 15-minute court hearing that she was initially going to rule that marijuana should not be on the list of Schedule I drugs, but ultimately decided that it should be up to Congress to change the law if it wishes.

Politics
Waka Flocka Flame Is Running for President

Waka Flocka Flame Is Running for President

Yesterday on 4/20, “the best day of the year,” rapper Waka Flocka Flame announced his candidacy for the president of the United States. **Confetti cannons shoot pounds of shake into the air.**

Rolling Stone has released the video of Candidate Flame throwing is name into the 2016 presidential race and addressing some hot button issues, along with the main platform on which he is running: to legalize marijuana.

Politics
Amid Spying, Prostitution Scandals, DEA Chief Leonhart to Step Down

Amid Spying, Prostitution Scandals, DEA Chief Leonhart to Step Down

CBS News is reporting this morning that Drug Enforcement Administration Chief Michele M. Leonhart is expected to resign amid mounting furor over a series of scandals in the nation’s top narcotics enforcement branch.

“A senior administration official tells CBS News Senior White House Correspondent Bill Plante that DEA administrator Michele Leonhart is expected to step down soon.”

Business
Snoop Dogg Invests in MJ Delivery App 'Eaze'

Snoop Dogg Invests in MJ Delivery App 'Eaze'

The legendary rapper and face of the modern marijuana movement, Snoop Dogg, is investing in his own chosen field of expertise.

The rapper's venture capitol firm, Casa Verde Capitol, took part in raising $10 million for a new marijuana startup, Eaze. The money raised for the startup was a joint venture from investors including DCM Ventures, 500 Startups, Fresh VC, and Snoop's Casa Verde Capitol.