Edmonton Airport Receives Complaints of Skunk Smell from Nearby Grow Airport spokespeople say they’ve received a handful of complaints. Others say they enjoy the smell of cannabis. “Something smells like a skunk, and I want some,” sang the immortal Cannabis Sativa Diva. But at the Edmonton International airport in Alberta, Canada, something smells like a skunk, and … Continue reading

Florida Cops Kill Man After Smelling Weed and Won’t Release Videos Pensacola Police won’t release the dashboard and body cam footage that would support their version of the police killing of Tymar Crawford in July. On July 5th, a Pensacola, Florida police officer—the department won’t release the officer’s name—thought he smelled weed coming from a car. In some parts … Continue reading

Helicopter Covering Cycling Race Exposes Rooftop Weed Farm to Cops The number one (unwritten) rule for growing your own weed: make sure it can’t be seen by any flying objects. If rule number one is broken, the highly important—and oddly specific—second rule of thumb goes into effect: if your giant rooftop weed farm is spotted … Continue reading

Detroit Police Blame Illicit Marijuana Sales for Increase in Violence And the solution being offered is an extention of the ban on recreational marijuana sales in the city. Recreational marijuana may be legal in Michigan. But roughly 80 percent of municipalities in Michigan, including Detroit, have opted out of the recreational industry and banned legal … Continue reading

Governors of Tri-State Area to Meet and Discuss Legalizing Marijuana After a preliminary meeting on Sep. 25, Govs. Lamont and Cuomo revealed plans to develop a unified approach to legalizing recreational cannabis. This week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been spearheading an effort to coordinate marijuana policy in a region irreversibly moving toward recreational … Continue reading

Man Dies After an E-Cigarette Exploded in His Face Exploding vape pens and e-cigarettes are racking up a serious kill count. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office report on the death of William Brown is grisly. It reads like a coroner’s review of Saw V. “Cerebral infarction and herniation.” “Dissection of left internal carotid artery.” In … Continue reading

California Lab Testing Facility Admits to Faking Pesticide Results During a surprise visit from state inspectors, Sequoia Analytical Labs’ lab director admitted to faking test results for 700 batches of cannabis. A Sacramento, California cannabis testing laboratory is facing permanent shutdown after admitting to faking pesticide results. The company, Sequoia Analytical Labs, is one of … Continue reading

Family of Murdered Student Bash NYPD for Linking Marijuana to Case President of the NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association Ed Mullins called marijuana the “common denominator” in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College student. The family of Tessa Majors, an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman who was fatally stabbed in a New York City park … Continue reading