Business
Rapper The Game Invests in California Marijuana Dispensary

Rapper The Game Invests in California Marijuana Dispensary

Los Angles-based rapper and Instagram tease The Game is officially the most recent celebrity to invest in cannabusiness. The Game joins musicians like Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, and Wiz Khalifa in embracing this multi-billion dollar industry by investing in a Santa Ana dispensary called The Reserve.

When asked about his new involvement with this dispensary, The Game said that he “finally has a platform to legally cultivate and sell a plant that saves lives and is changing our world in a positive way.” He went on to say, “I felt a responsibility to my family and the rest of the cannabis community to do this the right way,”

Grow
Is White Widow the Best Strain of All Time?

Is White Widow the Best Strain of All Time?

New cannabis strains pop up each year, inundating the marketplace with experimental cross breeding and even crazier names, but one strain remains at the top of “Best Strain” rankings through the decades: White Widow.

The mother of the “White Family”, White Widow gets its name from its massive colas and leaves covered in white crystal trichromes. Its 60% indica/40% sativa genetics come from its parents, Brazilian sativa and South Indian indica, and it is credited with both an indicia-dominant and sativa-dominant phenotype. This perfect combination accounts for White Widow’s unbeatable high.

Business
Marijuana Price Index: July 2016

Marijuana Price Index: July 2016

All grades of cannabis finished July well below their June averages. The overall U.S. marijuana price index experienced a huge drop, down $26 from last month’s average. The mid-grade price index, which has been on a rollercoaster ride for most of 2016, dropped a whopping $16. The schwag grade was not far behind, down a full $15 from its June average.

Tennessee takes top honors for the most expensive weed in the nation. On the flip side, Alaska and Maine with their $200 ounces had the cheapest reported ounce prices for the month of July.

CURRENT OVERALL US MARIJUANA PRICE INDEX (/oz):

Health
Tommy Chong Is Battling Cancer with Help from His Vaporizer Pen

Tommy Chong Is Battling Cancer with Help from His Vaporizer Pen

Seventy-seven-year-old Tommy Chong has always been closely linked to marijuana use. In fact, he owes a lot of his success and current wealth to cannabis, but now, the star is speaking out about his experiences using cannabis as a medical treatment for cancer, and is helping to raise awareness about how a vaporizer pen can help people dealing with the serious disease.

Legal
Maryland Police Say 22-Year-Old was a Marijuana “Kingpin”

Maryland Police Say 22-Year-Old was a Marijuana “Kingpin”

Last week a 22-year-old Maryland man was indicted on “drug kingpin” charges after police say he was responsible for the shipment of some 85 pounds of marijuana last year.

Joseph Miller allegedly went by the name of “Pablo” and oversaw seven people while running an elaborate scheme to have cannabis mailed from Oregon and California to be sold in Maryland.