When is your summer vacation time?

A new study shows how much time residents spend in outdoor recreation.Read the article here.Rebecca Smith has been a journalist for 10 years, covering health and environmental issues.Follow her on Twitter at @RebeccaSmithNH or on Facebook at facebook.com/Rebecca.Smith.

How to navigate Nevada’s recreational marijuana market

Recreational pot sales in Nevada are expected to grow to $3 billion in 2018, according to a report from the Nevada Department of Gaming and Recreation.The revenue is expected to be split evenly between the state and federal government, with $1 billion earmarked for education, recreation and job training.A number of cities and counties have …

How to make the most of your next adventure in the lake: Tips for beginners

Are you looking for the best way to explore the lake?There’s no better way to get away from it all than with a good day at the lake, right?The Lake of Lassitude is home to a variety of creatures that enjoy spending time in the water.The lake’s lakes and ponds, as well as its beaches, …

How to Get Around Weed Laws in Washington

The Supreme Court could take up a case challenging the constitutionality of federal marijuana laws soon, the U.S. Justice Department told Reuters in a statement on Tuesday.In a separate statement, the Drug Enforcement Administration said it would continue enforcing federal marijuana penalties.The DEA has issued more than 6.7 million marijuana citations since Jan. 1, 2016, …

How to get the most out of the legal recreational marijuana market in Ohio

OHIO — In the final hours before the 2016 presidential election, Ohio Gov.John Kasich announced that Ohioans will be able to legally possess up to an ounce of marijuana.Kasich’s proclamation came after the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that a ban on the sale of recreational marijuana in the state violated the U.S. Constitution’s Due …

How to create a great recreational kayak, 2018

Recreational kayaks are among the most popular types of recreational equipment, and the world has plenty of opportunities for them.But there are some challenges.Today, they’re increasingly expensive to buy and maintain, and they’re still very popular among recreational users.This article takes a look at how to create an excellent recreational kayaking experience and what you …

Cannabis can be recreationally and legally, Massachusetts lawmaker says

MAINE — — A Massachusetts lawmaker is saying marijuana can be a recreational and medicinal activity.State Sen. David Knezek introduced a bill Tuesday that would legalize marijuana recreationally, but with the caveat that marijuana must be grown and sold in a way that is safe for the consumer.“I think there is a lot of smoke …

The National Park Service’s $1.6 billion capital project has a $1 billion price tag

The National Parks Service’s (NPS) capital project will cost $1,858 billion over 20 years, a figure that includes everything from funding for the construction of the Bears Ears monument to the installation of the national park’s $20 billion electric vehicle charging network. The capital project, which will be completed by 2026, is part of a larger …