In an interview with Australian TV show Sunday Night, Miley Cyrus was asked if she was concerned that her marijuana use could hurt her brain, to which she said using social media is more harmful. “You know what hurts your brain? Googling yourself,” answered Cyrus. “You know what hurts your brain? Instagram. You know what hurts your brain? Reading comments on Facebook. You know what hurts your brain? Reading US Weekly.”
What should you do if you get pulled over by the police with cannabis in your vehicle? If you know your rights, you may be able to avoid any legal entanglements of your own. The Leaf Online shares some advice on traffic stop situations.
Despite the controversy surrounding marijuana not being FDA approved, medical experts insist there is increasing evidence to suggest that smoking marijuana is less of a detriment to public health than cigarettes.
Two Canadian medical marijuana producers, Bedrocan (BED) & OrganiGram (OGI), began public trading on Monday, joining their competitor Tweed Inc. on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Bedrocan and OrganiGram are among 13 companies with a license to grow and sell medical marijuana in Canada.
On the red carpet at Sunday’s Emmy Awards, Sarah Silverman retrieved what she said was liquid THC from her purse, showing it to an E! correspondent. Sarah also mentioned it during an interview with NBC as well.
Seeking to profit from Canada’s new medical marijuana regulations — which put the production and sale of high-grade weed into the hands of corporations and penny-stock outfits — British Columbia promoters are turning to former police chiefs and prominent politicians to help sell their products and attract mom and pop investors.
Only 35% of New York voters want to legalize marijuana for personal use (43% men, 27% women), and 62% said they wouldn’t use it even it were legal, a Quinnipiac University poll Friday found. The poll showed 44% of New Yorkers support medical marijuana legalization.
This Leaf Online healing recipe for chopped kale salad with cannabis vinaigrette combines beneficial healthy foods with cannabis for assisting in the treatment of glaucoma. Cannabis has been proving to be a useful remedy for glaucoma, due to it’s neuroprotective actions and reducing intraocular pressure (IOP).
John Hudak reports that Alaska and Oregon will vote whether to legalize marijuana this November, and regardless of the outcomes, the presence of those initiatives will likely drive younger and more liberal & libertarian voters to the polls, if Washington and Colorado serve as any guide. Pot may keep Mark Begich in the Senate and Harry Reid at the helm in 2014, but it may have an even bigger impact on Democratic gains in 2016.
Gov. Hickenlooper says he’s pleased with the way his state has handled voters’ wishes on recreational marijuana legalization. “I think [state regulators have] done a pretty good job. Not perfect, but all things considered, I think they’ve done a very good job,” he said in an interview in his office at the state Capitol. “I’m a constant-improvement person, so I always see ways to make things better.”
California still has no centrally-run state program to license and regulate medical marijuana cultivation and facilities, even 18 years after the passage of Prop 215 and the recently failed SB 1262. What’s resulted is a patchwork of bans and regulations that vary throughout the state.
Oregon officials running the marijuana legalization measure on the November 4 ballot say they have reserved $2.3 million in TV advertising for what they say will be the most expensive pro-pot campaign in the state’s history. Voters two years ago rejected a pot legalization measure that received little funding and ran almost no advertising.
Veteran journalist Al Olson has left his senior editor position at NBC News and took over as managing editor of Marijuana.com on Monday. “I’ve been a journalist for as long as I’ve been a marijuana advocate – my first byline was at the age of 14, the same age I smoked my first joint,” Olson said in a press statement.
Beyond Chronic shares how to take glycerin tincture made from the Magic Butter Machine into THC e-cig juice. The directions call for adding some PG (propylene glycol) to dilute the tincture, so it’s the correct viscosity.
Although medical marijuana has been legal in Massachusetts for nearly two years, many local colleges are putting out the message to students as the fall semester nears: You still can’t use it on campus, even if a doctor says it’s medicinal.
An effort to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma likely won’t be included on the November ballot because advocates won’t be able to collect enough petition signatures ahead of the deadline, the organizer of the initiative, Oklahomans for Health, said Friday.
This edibles recipe for medicated tuna steaks with sautéed spinach combines proper nutrition to restore lost vitamins and minerals while keeping the body energized with cannabis, to offer a powerful, healing recipe for women during menstruation.
Some medical marijuana users outside Arizona’s metro areas may soon regain the right to grow their own. Patients have to get it from a state-regulated dispensary if they live within 25 miles, regardless if the distance is much longer by road. Health Director Will Humble says they’re “in the process right now of revising our regulations…”