The weekend is just a few hours away, and a couple of big stories are breaking. Here’s a preview of both, which we will pick up next week if by some chance I remember to do so. First, in New York City WeedMaps is setting up shop. This is part of an email I […]
Didn’t “The Land of Enchantment” have a very enlightened Republican (?) governor a few years back? It’s #9: It looks to me like New Mexico understands cannabis is medicine. To qualify for New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program, patients must meet one of 17 conditions, among them cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, Post Traumatic Stress disorder […]
There was a time cannabis stories appeared only in the “Police Blotter” section of the newspaper. Today cannabis stories are regularly in the “Business” section of the news, regardless of medium. Are you currently investing in cannabis’ bright future, or just in the cannabis itself? Creative Edge Nutrition (FITX), company that makes of work-out […]
Once honest scientific studies were allowed to happen — I’m looking at you, federal government — the proof supporting 10,000 years of folk lore — that cannabis can be medicine — just keeps rolling in. British-based company GW Pharmaceuticals is now actively recruiting individuals for ongoing Phase III trials of a new drug called […]
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We plant our Cannabis banner in the cornhusker state — Nebraska — for the first time. Let’s get oriented. Nebraska is one of the 15 states that have decriminalized personal use marijuana possession. First offense possession of up to an ounce of marijuana is a civil infraction punishable under Nebraska law by a $300 […]
Here’s a new study that says re-legalizing cannabis will reduce crime. “We believe that medical marijuana legalization poses no threat of increased violent crime,” Robert Morris, the study’s lead author, told The Huffington Post. Morris, associate professor of criminology at UT Dallas, and his colleagues looked at crime rates for all 50 U.S. states […]
We had an article written back in 2009 about reasons why rolled weed is better than packed weed. I thought it was time to give some reasons why packed weed is better than rolled weed. Feel free to comment and let us know what you agree or disagree on.
With the next election cycle about to get underway each of us needs to identify candidates in our jurisdiction who favor our position on re-legalization. Washington D.C. offers Tommy Wells. In Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District let us introduce Daylin Leach. Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach has been an invaluable advocate for the issue of […]
Industrial hemp is still fighting for life in Indiana. House and Senate lawmakers have signed off on legislation, Senate Bill 357, to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp. Members of the [Indiana] Senate had initially approved the legislation by a vote of 48 to zero. House members then voted 93 to 4 in favor of […]
We continue our tour of places seldom seen in the cannabis world. Today we are in Minnesota, the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” As in so many of the quiet states, it’s medical marijuana that’s prying open the door. Following a nearly two hour meeting with patients, their families, and advocates for medical marijuana, Gov. […]