Ohio Police Captain in Favor of Re-Legalization
Sep01

Ohio Police Captain in Favor of Re-Legalization

Ohio has an interesting two-sided debate raging whether to reform cannabis policy at all, and if so, how? That's two separate questions within itself, and you can catch up on the story HERE. The debate seems to be forming around "how," not "if." Cannabis wins. Here is the first commercial released in this campaign to return sanity to the heartland.  https://youtu.be/CUl-CFF-Jc0   [Image via: Google images...

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Cannabis DNA & the Truth
Aug31

Cannabis DNA & the Truth

After 80 years of cannabis suppression, some, maybe much, of what we think we know about the plant will turn out to be wrong. Okay, so what's the truth about cannabis DNA?   …The research team was able to procure enough varying samples that they were able to compare their genetic structures to one another and to the ancestral lineage of C. sativa and C. indica plants. While hemp cultivars are largely considered to be derived from...

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HMJ Classics:  Kind Bud Primer – The Plant with the “on/off” Switch
Aug30

HMJ Classics: Kind Bud Primer – The Plant with the “on/off” Switch

A few years back Hail Mary Jane ran a series titled "Kind Bud Primer."  Here is one installment from that series.  Enjoy.   "Kind Bud Primer” is dedicated to the belief that there is always something new to learn about the cannabis plant. Kind Bud Primer, a HMJ project, is part of the College of Cannabis Knowledge. Go learn something. From the moment it germinates every cannabis plant produces a hormone called phytochrome. In the...

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The Next President & Cannabis
Aug27

The Next President & Cannabis

If you see a re-legalized future, you know how crucial the upcoming Presidential election will be. How the next President feels about cannabis -- if they know the truth about cannabis from personal experience, even if they haven't the courage to speak the truth -- re-legalization gets a push forward. Otherwise... You are paying attention to all this, aren't you?   At least eight (and as many as 17) of the 23 major-party...

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Washington’s Recreational Legalization’s Impact on Drivers: Cause or Effect?
Aug26

Washington’s Recreational Legalization’s Impact on Drivers: Cause or Effect?

Washington’s legalization of recreational marijuana has had a lot of impacts on the state, many of them positive. A recent NPR piece shows that, more two years after legalization, more arrested drivers (suspicion of DUI) have marijuana in their system.

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Terpene Spotlight on “Limonene”
Aug21

Terpene Spotlight on “Limonene”

It seems there is a medical aspect to  terpenes, as well as to cannabinoids. Let's look closer at the terpene "limonene."   Limonene is a terpene that conveys a smell of citrus (orange, tangerine, lemon, lime, or grapefruit), juniper, rosemary, or peppermint. Lemons and other citrus fruits contain large quantities of limonene, especially in the rind. Thus, when one perceives an aroma of citrus in cannabis (or any other plant), it...

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