JimiDevine.com

How Exciting! I’ve decided to jump on this .com boom before some communists squat on my domain name, looking at you Instagram communists. Nevertheless, I’m excited to start posting here in general. I’m still busting out a few things a week for Cannabis Now and others.   The stuff I extra like I’ll post here…

Happy New Year Champions!

Hope everyone made the best of the tail-end of 2016! I had a great time covering the cannabis industry for some amazing new publications this year including Cannabis Now Magazine, 7×7, Marijuana.com, and The San Francisco Chronicle. What a ride it was watching the battle for cannabis progress unfold over the year, eventually seeing major…

Quick Prop 64 Fact Sheet

Hi all, I probably won’t post much for a few days, catching/following up from a conference weekend can be atrocious. Nevertheless, I really like this basic fact sheet for prop 64 from Chris Conrad and wanted to share. If you have the time, head over to Ballotpedia for the full breakdown and links to all…

I’m Moderating Two Panels At New West Summit This Weekend!

Hope Thursday is treating you fantastic! Tomorrow I’ll moderate my first of two panels at New West Summit. It’ll focus on the social impact of lab testing which can’t be underestimated. Back in the day a big softball argument on the pro-prohibition side was, “We don’t even know what’s in the stuff, chemicals, toxins.” Thanks to labs…

I hunted down the origins of Bruce Banner.

So last month the usually hip Oregon decided to ban about 20 strain names, this set in forth a motion of events that led to me getting the facts on Bruce Banner. I had personally always been a fan of the strain, so when the Cannabis Now editorial squad hit me up to write about…

Following others, LA will look to cash in on CA pot biz

With other California cities looking to jump on the cannabis cash bandwagon, a recent report from L.A. Weekly proves that despite forcing their dispensaries in to a legal gray area LA is ready to make a buck. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson is planning on introducing a motion that will direct city staffers to explore a…