Monthly Archives: June 2017

Inside The High Cost Of Marijuana Prohibition

Inside The High Cost Of Marijuana Prohibition On July 6, 2016, Officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Minnesota. On June 16, 2017, Officer Yanez was acquitted of all charges in the killing of Castile. In the days after the acquittal, authorities released investigative reports, including Officer Yanez’s interview with […]

Marijuana’s CBD Reduces Blood Pressure, Study Shows

Marijuana’s CBD Reduces Blood Pressure, Study Shows For decades, scientists have debated the effect marijuana has on the cardiovascular system. There was no clinical consensus and most of the studies focused primarily on THC, the psychoactive component in cannabis. But a study released earlier this month examined the effect that cannabidiol, or CBD, has on blood […]

Recreational Marijuana In New York By 2020?

Recreational Marijuana In New York By 2020? New York lawmakers are, once again, pushing some of the state’s more conservative legislative forces to get with the times and finally allow the existence of a taxed and regulated cannabis market. Earlier this month, Senator Liz Krueger and Representative Crystal Peoples-Stokes reintroduced a proposal called the “Marijuana […]

What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana And Pancreatitis

What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana And Pancreatitis The pancreas is a large gland between the stomach and the small intestine. It is where the majority of your digestive enzymes come from and is also the body’s supplier of insulin. Because it trades in such caustic stuff, the pancreas occasionally gets burned by its own […]

Wake And Bake: The Breakfast Bowl Marijuana Pipe

Wake And Bake: The Breakfast Bowl Marijuana Pipe Daily Delight: Photo courtesy of The Breakfast Bowl Photo courtesy of The Breakfast Bowl A breakfast bowl can confer multiple meanings to a cannabis user. Like everyone else, the modern cannabis consumer uses breakfast bowls like anyone else: for cereal, oatmeal, maybe some ice cream if you’re […]

5 Marijuana Essentials For Cannabis Caregivers

5 Marijuana Essentials For Cannabis Caregivers It’s a great time for cannabis in America, with quality products from all over the country being more available than ever before. While marijuana is not legalized throughout the US, states are becoming more  open to the possibility of cannabis as a valid option for people who struggle with different illnesses. […]

Landrace Strains: These 12 Types Of Marijuana Started Everything

Landrace Strains: These 12 Types Of Marijuana Started Everything Consumers love choice and nowhere is that more true than in the cannabis world. All you have to do is visit a marijuana retail store and you’re head will spin (and that’s before you smoke it)!  Sweet Island Skunk, Purple Urkle, Jedi Kush … the list goes […]

Inside Florida’s Stifling Medical Marijuana Program

Inside Florida’s Stifling Medical Marijuana Program After a legislative sideshow full of compromise and negotiations, Florida Governor Rick Scott finally got the opportunity last week to put his signature on a bill that allows the implementation of the medical marijuana program that voters approved last November. But despite the initial language of Amendment 2, which […]