Damian Marley has announced that he, in partnership with Ocean Grown Extracts, is converting a former 77,000 square foot California State prison into a cannabis grow space that will cultivate medical cannabis for state dispensaries.
Legalization has ushered in thousands of new jobs in the burgeoning industry, brought $135 million into state coffers last year, and ended the prohibition of a widely used substance.
With the illegal status of cannabis keeping federal agencies from performing their normal duties, states where residents are allowed to use cannabis have had to step in to do the best they can to ensure the basic safety of the crop.
With no federal standards to guide them, fewer than half of medical marijuana states require safety testing of cannabis.
Snoop Dogg’s positioning himself at front of the fast-growing legal cannabis industry with a new line of weed and edibles. This is what happened at the event he threw to launch it.
On the eve of Thursday, Sept. 10th, the Headquarters Harvest Dinner took place in Lyons, Colorado in conjunction with Hosea Rosenberg of Blackbelly Market and Top Chef success and Kendal Norris of Mason Jar Productions, where the dinner was matched with food, drinks and cannabis for a multi-course meal.