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Canadians Still Arrested For Pot Despite Looming Legalization

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:30:46 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Canadians Still Arrested For Pot Despite Looming Legalization: Although the government of Canada is in the process of legalizing adult-use marijuana, at times it can be hard to tell. Legalization was a major campaign promise for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, however, his refusal to decriminalize the plant in the interim has been widely criticized. This dissidence has come from members of the opposition [...]

Growing Number of Baby Boomers Are Using Marijuana

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:01:36 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Growing Number of Baby Boomers Are Using Marijuana: The first time Susan smoked pot, she was 16. It was the fall of 1965, and she was hanging out in the lobby of the newly built Inn on the Park, where singer/songwriter Bob Dylan was holed up while in town for a concert at Massey Hall. “You know, the one where he went electric, [...]

Finding Relief From Chiari Malformations With Cannabis Oil

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:15:06 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Finding Relief From Chiari Malformations With Cannabis Oil: Patient diagnosed with Chiari malformations finds relief with CBD cannabis oil. In 2008 Paula Medina was suffering from anxiety, nerve pain, severe migraines, dizziness, numbness, difficulty swallowing, blurry vision, and tingling throughout her body. She went to two different physicians during the course of 2008 and 2009 for treatment. Both ordered MRIs and upon receiving [...]

Country’s First “Cannabis Scholarship” Funded By Colorado Pot Tax

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:29:20 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Country’s First “Cannabis Scholarship” Funded By Colorado Pot Tax: The Colorado cannabis industry’s tax dollars have already been directed toward the state’s public school system and homeless population. Now, higher education has become the latest recipient of Colorado’s cannabis capital. In Pueblo County (Southern Colorado), any graduating high school senior that will attend either  Pueblo Community College or Colorado State University-Pueblo is eligible to [...]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying on 4/20

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:20:43 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

How I Learned to Stop Worrying on 4/20: Okay. I have a dark secret to admit. 4/20 intimidates me. As someone more interested in the social politics and policies concerning marijuana, and less interested in taking dabs or consuming high dosage edibles — not that there’s anything wrong with that — the industry’s highest holiday can feel a bit aggressive and over the top [...]

Vera Twomey Fights For Her Daughter’s Life

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:50:39 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Vera Twomey Fights For Her Daughter’s Life: How far would you go to have your child live a longer and healthier life? If your daughter suffered from a debilitating condition which made every day an uphill battle, would you break the law to get her the medicine she needed? Vera Twomey is a mother from Ireland. Her daughter Ava suffers from Dravet [...]

Israel’s Hebrew University Launches Cannabinoid Research Program

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:39:31 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Israel’s Hebrew University Launches Cannabinoid Research Program: Israel aims to cement its legacy as a medical marijuana research hub with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s launch of the Multidisciplinary Center on Cannabinoid Research. The newfound center plans to be a worldwide hub for cannabis research in the study of cannabinoids, endocannabinoids, and medical marijuana. The program will center its studies around ailments [...]

Colorado: PTSD Legislation Advanced by House and Senate

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:07:23 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Colorado: PTSD Legislation Advanced by House and Senate: On April 20, 2017, the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs committee in both the Colorado Senate and House officially signed off on advancing legislation that could eventually add Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for Colorado’s medical marijuana program. Passed by a 34 to 1 vote, Senate Bill 17-017 initially garnered strong support [...]

Sunday Smoking Guide for Coachella

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:30:08 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Sunday Smoking Guide for Coachella: It’s Sunday morning, and you want to be left alone. Everyone in the campsite smells gnarly, you’re fighting an equally brutal hangover, and you’re almost out of weed. Thankfully, there’s a super easy-to-use app that can help you with that last one. As far as your liver and your friends all hating you, may we [...]

Saturday Smoking Guide for Coachella

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:30:12 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Saturday Smoking Guide for Coachella: Though the first day of Coachella had a few hiccups, including some technical difficulties during Radiohead’s two-hour headlining set, fans were, for the most part, treated to a packed day of amazing music and art — a weed smoker’s dream. Today is day two, with a slew of top-notch musical acts set to touch the [...]