Monthly Archives: June 2017

What’s Happening With Traffic Searches In Legal Marijuana States?

What’s Happening With Traffic Searches In Legal Marijuana States? In states that have legalized marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol, law enforcement agencies are conducting fewer roadside traffic searches, according to the latest data provided by the Marshall Project and the Center for Investigative Reporting. For decades, the criminalization of marijuana has been a […]

Is Smoking Marijuana Bad For Your Eyes?

Is Smoking Marijuana Bad For Your Eyes? Photo by Skitterphoto via Pixabay Bloodshot eyes are probably the easiest way to tell if someone’s been smoking marijuana. The THC you consume when you smoke marijuana lowers your blood pressure, which dilates the blood vessels and increases blood flow throughout the entire body. Your eyes aren’t exempt […]

4 Long-Term Effects Marijuana Use Has On The Brain

4 Long-Term Effects Marijuana Use Has On The Brain One common refrain among cannabis legalization activists is that the drug’s current classification as a Schedule I drug inhibits meaningful research of the long-term effect marijuana has on the brain. Though the research is limited, we are starting to understand how marijuana use affects the brain. […]

The Latest On Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Program

The Latest On Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Program Despite strong opposition from Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson and most of the state’s GOP Congress, the voter-passed Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016 continues its slow and steady advancement and the program is on target to begin sometime early next year. Here is the latest on Arkansas’ medical marijuana program. Arkansas, the […]

Instrumentation for Heavy Metals Analysis in Cannabis

Instrumentation for Heavy Metals Analysis in Cannabis Determination of Toxic Metals in Cannabis Heavy metals are common environmental contaminants often resulting from mining operations, industrial waste, automotive emissions, coal fired power plants, amount other sources. Several remediation strategies exist that are common for the reduction/elimination of metals in the environment. Phytoremediation is one method for […]

How Different Types Of Marijuana Effect Your Orgasms

How Different Types Of Marijuana Effect Your Orgasms Photo by sirawit99/Getty Images It’s a truth universally acknowledged that having sex while high is amazing. Women who’ve reported their experiences claim that their orgasms were longer, stronger and in some cases multiple. A less known but super interesting fact is that different strains of cannabis affect […]

How Medical Marijuana Can Slow the Progression Of Huntington’s Disease

How Medical Marijuana Can Slow the Progression Of Huntington’s Disease Huntington’s disease is known as the fatal genetic disorder that causes a progressive breakdown of the nerve cells. HD diminishes a person’s physical and mental abilities over time, often causing uncontrollable and impulsive movements. As of yet, there’s no cure for HD. However, a recent […]

Chronic Pain Patients Are Ditching Opioids In Favor Of Marijuana

Chronic Pain Patients Are Ditching Opioids In Favor Of Marijuana Hit your thumb with a hammer. There, now you have a perfect example of acute pain, a temporary, intensely uncomfortable feeling that will probably fade once the tissue heals and swelling subsides. Chronic pain, on the other hand, does not simply fade away but is […]

Cannabis 101: How To Tell If Your Marijuana Is Moldy

Cannabis 101: How To Tell If Your Marijuana Is Moldy A frightening, new report emerged last week out of the UC Davis Department of Medical Microbiology, claiming that scientists had discovered the presence of a dangerous fungus on the medical marijuana being sold in dispensaries throughout the northern portion of California that is, so far, […]

Lance Herbstrong Releases “Ripped” Featuring Big Daddy Kane

Lance Herbstrong Releases “Ripped” Featuring Big Daddy Kane Screenshot via lanceherbstrong on Youtube Here’s the premise of the new time-travel film Ripped: Two hippie buddies from 1986 smoke secret CIA marijuana that causes them to pass out for 30 years. The Rip Van Winkles awake in 2016 and must navigate how society’s changed since Reagan […]