It wasn’t long ago that cannabis was illegal in New York. When the state's prohibition ended in March of 2021, cannabis speakeasies began to sprout. Emerald has compiled a list of some of the top NYC cannabis speakeasies consumers can go to stop by and get high. Happy Munkey, co-founded by Vladimir Bautista and Ramon Reyes, was one of the first to start the NYC cannabis … [Read more...] about Top 10 NYC Cannabis Speakeasies
The Dime: 7/2/2021
Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. Mexico’s Highest Court Rules Cannabis Prohibition Unconstitutional On Monday, June 28th, the Mexico Supreme Court ruled prohibition of … [Read more...] about The Dime: 7/2/2021
Did the Du Pont Family Catalyze Cannabis Prohibition?
In 1937, congress passed the Marihuana Tax Act , a law which made cannabis restrictive in the U.S. The act was passed because it “seemed to be that addicts would move from one drug, like heroin, to others, like marijuana, in search of a legal and accessible high,” said Erin Krcatovich, political science professor on Study.com. In order to eliminate drug use, the government … [Read more...] about Did the Du Pont Family Catalyze Cannabis Prohibition?