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  1. Ron Strider

    AZ: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Closes In Williams

    After nearly five years, the Route 66 Wellness Center in Williams is closing its doors. Despite a handful or regular patients, Cannabis Research Group has decided to close the doors to their medical marijuana dispensary in Williams to be closer to its main customer, Desert Springs Cancer Care...
  2. Ron Strider

    Jamaica: Lecture To Focus On Cannabis Myths

    An expert on medical cannabis is set to host a lecture next week on the myths associated with the drug. Marcia Williams, from the University of Technology, Jamaica, has made numerous presentations and written several articles on the subject. Dr Williams will be joined in the presentation...
  3. Ron Strider

    Trent Williams Says His Marijuana Use Was For Pain Management

    Marijuana isn't the boogeyman it used to be in society, and the NFL is slowly moving toward the point of admitting they need to research it more. And stories like Washington tackle Trent Williams' should be part of the conversation. In a long profile by Master Tesfatsion of the Washington...
  4. Ron Strider

    FL: Williams Lobbying For Medical Marijuana Company

    Former state Rep. Alan Williams has signed up to lobby for AGRiMED Industries, a medical marijuana company based in Philadelphia that hopes to break into the Florida market. Williams, who was term-limited out of office last year after serving eight years in the House, is prohibited from...
  5. Ron Strider

    Rural Oregon Residents At Odds With Large Marijuana Grows

    Williams is known as one of Oregon's pot-growing capitals, but longtime residents have raised alarms over industrialized grows they say are ruining the character of this remote but close-knit rural community. "People are pissed off," said Michael Johnson, chief operating officer of Siskiyou...
  6. Ron Strider

    OR: Watching Williams Go To Pot

    Williams is known as one of Oregon's pot-growing capitals, but longtime residents have raised alarms over industrialized grows they say are ruining the character of this remote but close-knit rural community. "People are pissed off," said Michael Johnson, chief operating officer of Siskiyou...
  7. Ron Strider

    Robin Williams' Son Hosts Party For 'Luxury Cannabis'

    San Francisco socialites and Silicon Valley types celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love when Zak Williams – son of Robin Williams – and his wife, Alex, hosted a bash at a Pacific Heights home for tattoo guru Scott Campbell and Clement Kwan's "luxury cannabis brand" Beboe. The...
  8. Ron Strider

    Meet MSNBC "Pot Baron" Andy Williams And His Multiple Marijuana Businesses

    The cannabis industry is creating rapid wealth among investors. However, few entrepreneurs have been as successful as Andy Williams, co-star of MSNBC's "The Pot Barons of Colorado" and founder and CEO of Medicine Man Denver, and several other companies. A few days ago, Williams gave a keynote...
  9. Ron Strider

    Ricky Williams Still High On Cannabis Use, And Now He's Talking about It

    Ricky Williams, the former Miami Dolphins running back whose career and reputation were tarnished by marijuana use, is now a national spokesman for cannabis use. After spending years as the punch line for pothead jokes, Williams will be a keynote speaker at the Southeast Cannabis Conference...
  10. Ron Strider

    Montel Williams Reveals How Smoking Marijuana Every Day For 17 Years Changed His Life

    Former television personality Montel Williams has used cannabis nearly every day for 17 years. But he hasn't smoked it in over a decade. "I have dexterity problems. I can't roll a joint to save my life," Williams tells Business Insider. He prefers vaporizing more concentrated forms of the drug...
  11. K

    Montel Williams Debuting Own Brand Of Medical Marijuana

    Los Angeles - Montel Williams is one of the highest profile advocates for medical cannabis in the country. This week, the former daytime talk-show host is receiving a lifetime achievement award for his work on the issue. Williams was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis more than 17 years ago...
  12. K

    Thinkbox Enters The Cannabis Industry With Its New App, Yobuddy

    In April 2016, Mike Williams took the app he and his team built and sold it on eBay. Less than a year after the acquisition, Thinkbox is back with a new app, and this time, it's all about weed. When the legalization of recreational cannabis, Prop 64, passed back in November, it didn't take...
  13. K

    With Marijuana Legal In MA, Hydroponic Equipment Stores Are Expecting A Boom

    Thursday is a historic day in Massachusetts. For the first time, people can grow their own marijuana, roll a joint, and smoke it legally. There are restrictions, though: You can't do it in public, you can't be under 21 – and you can't buy it in a store. That day won't come for another year, at...
  14. K

    Doc - Medical Cannabis An Ally In Reggie Williams' Fight Against Pain

    On this Thanksgiving Day, Reggie Williams will move freely and with only minor pain. A man who has endured 24 operations on his right knee, who has spent the last two decades in chronic agony, now passes his days in true thanks, for a treatment he says is his salvation. Williams is a regular...
  15. K

    OR: Cannabis Oil Plant Controversy In Williams Ends With Threats And No Plant

    Williams, Ore. - After some heated response from the community, a Williams business owner has backed out of his plans to open a cannabis oil processing plant. Some in the community had issues with the location. Cedar Grey said he planned to open it next to a community center - which also...
  16. K

    The NFL Should Let Players Use Marijuana

    "I was sitting in the training room one day and I just watched player after player come in to take a Toradol shot just to practice," says former NFL player Ricky Williams. "I realized if we have to take all this medication, all these pharmaceuticals, just to practice it can't be good for our...
  17. K

    Montel Williams Detained In Germany For Having Medical Marijuana

    Frankfurt, Germany - A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage. Jonathan Franks said in a tweet that Williams was held for about an hour...
  18. K

    Montel Williams Detained In Germany For Having Medical Marijuana

    Frankfurt, Germany - A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage. Jonathan Franks said in a tweet that Williams was held for about an hour...
  19. K

    VA: Analyst Briefs VDACS Board On Hemp

    A senior policy analyst briefed the Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services last week about the progress of research on industrial hemp in Virginia. Erin Williams, senior policy analyst with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, recapped the first growing...
  20. K

    Former Player Speaks Out About Cannabis In Pro Football

    It's no secret that professional athletes have been known to use illegal drugs, but many times it seems the drugs of choice are related to performance enhancement on the field or court. But one former NFL star said he believes that most of the professional football league's players indulge in...