David Downs

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Cannabis is legal in more states than ever this summer, but can you bring your weed on a plane or road trip? It’s complicated.

Weed wanderlust: Guide to cannabis travel rules and risks in CA and beyond

Cannabis is legal in more states than ever this summer, but can you bring your weed on a plane or road trip? It’s complicated.

from KCRW Features

Can Democrats and Republicans in Congress finally come together and pass a bill that would make it easier for legal weed businesses to access financial services?

Cannabis shops can avoid theft, get loans with SAFE Banking Act

Can Democrats and Republicans in Congress finally come together and pass a bill that would make it easier for legal weed businesses to access financial services?

from KCRW Features

A Lamborghini, $40,000 purse, and a plush bong for dogs are some of the “unbe-weed-able” things bringing “cannabliss” this 420.

420: Best events, gear, gifts for weed lovers this year

A Lamborghini, $40,000 purse, and a plush bong for dogs are some of the “unbe-weed-able” things bringing “cannabliss” this 420.

from KCRW Features

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