Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The Lazy Stoner – Does Cannabis Kill Your Motivation?

When talking about cannabis, most people immediately imagine a couch potato who’s completely incapable of doing anything. Red eyes that are almost shut, slow movements, a big grin, and a lazy routine. Yeah, you...

How Many of These DEA ‘Cannabis Slang’ Terms Do You Know?

DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg has made it abundantly clear that he believes medical marijuana is “a joke.” “If it turns out that there is something in smoked marijuana that helps people, that’s awesome,” Rosenberg said...

3 Federal Loopholes and Hypocrisies That Create Problems for the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis legalization is spreading across the United States, but it remains on a state level as the federal government continues to both look the other way but refuse to reschedule or outright legalize the...

Advice for First-Time Cannabis Smokers: 10 Tips to Keep in Mind

Congratulations, you’ve decided that you’re finally ready to take that leap towards trying cannabis. Perfect. Beautiful. Let me be the first to welcome you to the family. But before you take that first toke, I’d like...

How to Change a State Cannabis Law

Are you passionate about changing your state cannabis laws (or introducing them, for that matter)? Once you’ve found an issue that you strongly care about, such as cannabis legalization, it can be infuriating to watch your...

How Cannabis Influenced Bob Dylan’s Musical Career

Bob Dylan is one of music’s most prolific songwriters. The poet, warbling singer, and musical artist is renowned for his lengthy and impressive career, and he’s made it clear that much of his music...

Yikes! Mixing Cannabis and Tobacco Could Hurt Heart Health, Improve Memory

A new research study from University College London is the first to examine how cannabis and tobacco interact together when mixed. Published in the journal Psychological Medicine, the study found that adding tobacco to a...

Cannabis Use in Australia Has Dropped Significantly. Why?

Cannabis use declined significantly in Australia between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report out of the University of New South Wales. But while the use-rate data seem solid, the underlying reasons for...

FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT: NO SMOKEABLE MARIJUANA

Florida is rapidly shaping up as a test case in whether the term “medical marijuana” necessarily includes actual herbaceous cannabis. On May 15, the state’s Health Department ordered Quincy-based Trulieve dispenary to stop selling...

YET ANOTHER STUDY: SICK PEOPLE DUMP OPIATES FOR MARIJUANA

The anti-marijuana legalization cabal of law enforcement, pharmaceutical companies and the politicians they support have something right: In the states where marijuana is available, marijuana use increases. That is exactly the point, after all—and...

Pot brownies could lose some punch under proposed California rules

The ubiquitous billboards and product labels for Korova Edibles, an Oakland marijuana confections manufacturer, feature a three-eyed cow and a mooing boast: “Unrivaled potency.” Korova’s “20 dose” medical cannabis Black Bar chocolates are supercharged with...

$100 million pot windfall: Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction

The legal weed business is booming in Colorado, and the state has finalized plans to spend its pot tax windfall on health programs in public schools, housing for at-risk populations, and a new treatment...