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Americans Wake and Bake the Most According to Global Drug Survey

Fri, 26 May 2017 22:16:09 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Americans Wake and Bake the Most According to Global Drug Survey: A total of 119,846 people from over 50 countries participated in Global Drug Survey (GDS) 2017, including 10,100 participants from the United States and 5,400 from Canada. For the recently published report, researchers focused on national patterns of use/purchase and includes information on how price, dominant preparations, and methods of use vary across cultures. The [...]

Which Country Smokes the Most Spliffs?

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:22:59 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Which Country Smokes the Most Spliffs?: On Wednesday, the Global Drug Survey released the 2017 edition of their annual report on worldwide drug trends. There was a plethora of fascinating data included in the report, but one topic in particular was striking in its extreme contrast — the varying societal acceptance of spliffs from country to country. For the potentially uninformed [...]

5 Ways to Take your Vape Outdoors this Summer

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:22:11 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

5 Ways to Take your Vape Outdoors this Summer: It’s that time of year again. That magical season where you dust off your swimsuit, impulsively try to lose enough weight to feel comfortable in it and explore the great outdoors.  Until the sun has you recoiling in red, bubbling defeat, tame the outdoors with a portable vaporizer. Here’s how to make the most of [...]

Elevating the Entourage Effect

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:14:36 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Elevating the Entourage Effect: If you’re a cannabis nerd like we are, you might already be familiar with the Entourage Effect. An understanding of this essential cannabis concept helps us understand how different types of cannabis products create different experiences and effects. Researchers have identified hundreds of compounds in cannabis. While we understand the primary effects of the most [...]

We Sent Two Lucky Fans to See Lil Uzi Vert at Rolling Loud in Miami

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:13:20 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

We Sent Two Lucky Fans to See Lil Uzi Vert at Rolling Loud in Miami: “I never win anything like this so it was surreal. I didn’t believe it was real, then it was.” Max Thornton is the lucky winner of Weedmaps and Atlantic Record’s Spotify playlist flyaway to the Rolling Loud Festival in Miami with Lil Uzi Vert. Not only was Rolling Loud Thornton’s first festival and trip to [...]

Maltese Opposition Wants Legal Pot and Full Drug Decriminalization

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:01:50 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Maltese Opposition Wants Legal Pot and Full Drug Decriminalization: It’s a safe bet to say that the European island of Malta will be one of the next nations of the world to establish fully legalized cannabis. In April 2015, the government wisely decided to decriminalize the plant for its citizens. Most recently, the leader of the country, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, announced that now [...]

NEJM: Peer-Reviewed Study Finds CBD is Real Medicine

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:28:05 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

NEJM: Peer-Reviewed Study Finds CBD is Real Medicine: On Wednesday, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published a report that demonstrates Cannabidiol (CBD) – the therapeutic non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in marijuana – reduces seizures in children suffering from drug-resistant forms of epilepsy. Validated by the New England Journal of Medicine, GW Pharmaceuticals phase 3 CDB trail was found to help some patients [...]

France Intends to Decriminalize Pot by September

Thu, 25 May 2017 21:36:21 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

France Intends to Decriminalize Pot by September: France’s newly appointed Interior Minister said that the country would like to decriminalize marijuana possession by September. In an interview on May 24th with French news channel BFMTV, Gérard Collomb stated that under the proposed rules, those caught with small amounts of pot for personal use will receive a fine of up to €100 and [...]

Americans Spent $1B More On Cannabis Than Viagra and Cialis in 2016

Thu, 25 May 2017 20:21:48 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Americans Spent $1B More On Cannabis Than Viagra and Cialis in 2016: The billion-dollar cannabis industry is a rising tide with no horizon in sight. And according to MJ Biz Daily’s recent Factbook report, that tide is only growing stronger. In 2016, combined adult-use and medical marijuana sales garnered $4-4.5 billion in sales — or over one billion more than Americans spent on Viagra and Cialis or [...]

4-year-old Boy on Medical Marijuana Taken By Authorities

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:18:22 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

4-year-old Boy on Medical Marijuana Taken By Authorities: “We have no comment, it wouldn’t be appropriate,” said an unnamed spokesperson from John Hunter Hospital in Australia. That hospital is where 4-year-old Chase Walker-Steven was taken after being forcibly removed from his parents by police on May 19th. This is the latest extreme turbulence in the heart-wrenching reality of one little boy who suffers [...]