Posts By: Charles Carmichael

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January 31, 2014
01/31/2014
Cannabis for Dogs With Cancer

Cannabis for Dogs With Cancer

A reader wrote to us asking: Hi, my dog was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma cancer.  Can you ask if anyone knows about treating tumors of this type with...
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January 3, 2014
01/03/2014
Artist Rendering of First Marijuana Sale Goes Viral

Artist Rendering of First Marijuana Sale Goes Viral

The eyes of the world news were focused on Colorado the other day as the first fully state-legal marijuana sales to adults in the U.S.A. for almost...
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December 23, 2013
12/23/2013
Mainstreaming Marijuana – Monday Night Football Dabs

Mainstreaming Marijuana – Monday Night Football Dabs

I’ve seen people talking about it in Seattle and Denver and even in Southern California. Monday Night Football and Dabs (of hash oil, that is), being offered...
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December 18, 2013
12/18/2013
Fun, Music, and Cannabusiness at the Emerald Cup

Fun, Music, and Cannabusiness at the Emerald Cup

Whenever Felicity and I go to a medical marijuana event, such as The Emerald Cup held at the Santa Rosa Fairgrounds in Sonoma County, California last weekend,...
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December 16, 2013
12/16/2013
Vaporizers Under Fire in Mainstream Media

Vaporizers Under Fire in Mainstream Media

It’s happening everywhere. Maybe in your very own neighborhood. People enjoying themselves with marijuana…but not suffering all the agony of smoking it! They’re using these mysterious new gadgets which...
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December 11, 2013
12/11/2013
Book Review: Phoenix Tears – The Rick Simpson Story

Book Review: Phoenix Tears – The Rick Simpson Story

Many people have heard a variation of “marijuana can help cancer”, even if they’re not medical marijuana patients or even recreational users. Research scientists have been studying...
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September 11, 2013
09/11/2013
Big Marijuana? How About Be Afraid of Big-time Prohibitionists?

Big Marijuana? How About Be Afraid of Big-time Prohibitionists?

A fellow named David Frum recently wrote an anti-cannabusiness screed on CNN.com entitled “Be Afraid of Big Marijuana.” Frum is a Prohibitionist yammerer who’s on the Board of Directors...
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September 9, 2013
09/09/2013
White House On Marijuana: Nothing’s Really Changed

White House On Marijuana: Nothing’s Really Changed

Because I signed one of those pro-cannabis online petitions once upon a time, the White House sent me a follow-up email that made reference to last week’s...
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September 6, 2013
09/06/2013
Federal Official: Pot Farmers Didn’t Start Yosemite Fire

Federal Official: Pot Farmers Didn’t Start Yosemite Fire

Over the weekend, we brought you the meta-story that a fire chief was quoted speculating that the cause of the massive Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park...
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August 31, 2013
08/31/2013
Someone Is Trying To Blame the Yosemite Fire On Marijuana

Someone Is Trying To Blame the Yosemite Fire On Marijuana

A recent story in the San Jose Mercury News really rustled my jimmies, because it was entitled “Rim Fire: Did illegal marijuana growers start the blaze?” Basically, the...
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August 27, 2013
08/27/2013
Almost 200 Applicants for Dispensaries in Massachusetts

Almost 200 Applicants for Dispensaries in Massachusetts

On Election Day, by an overwhelming majority of voters, Massachusetts legalized medical cannabis and approved the Act for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana. The law includes allowing patients to possess...
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August 23, 2013
08/23/2013
Napa: Good News and Bad News for Cannabis Patients

Napa: Good News and Bad News for Cannabis Patients

The city of Napa, California, is generally fairly compassionate. The City Council wrote a law several years ago to approve and allow medical marijuana dispensaries, but they...
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August 22, 2013
08/22/2013
Obama: Rescheduling Medical Marijuana Not My Call

Obama: Rescheduling Medical Marijuana Not My Call

CNN reports that — despite the increasing calls from activists, the public, and even Dr. Sanjay Gupta (who was Obama’s original pick for Surgeon General) to reschedule marijuana...
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August 2, 2013
08/02/2013
Long-Ignored Cannabinoid THCV May Hold Key to Diabetes

Long-Ignored Cannabinoid THCV May Hold Key to Diabetes

While it’s apparently taken centuries for scientists to take serious notice of the medical effects of the cannabis plant, virtually all the attention has been on THC,...
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July 24, 2013
07/24/2013
Great Artwork While High: M.C. Escher

Great Artwork While High: M.C. Escher

With the exception of R. Crumb and the other comix and concert poster creators, possibly no other artist is more associated with the Sixties than M.C. Escher...
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July 17, 2013
07/17/2013
Great Artwork While High: Salvador Dali

Great Artwork While High: Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali was one of a kind. He was not only “an artist”, but a unique individual of the highest order…a world-class eccentric, surrealist, and someone who...
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June 26, 2013
06/26/2013
High Times Cannabis Cup 2013 San Francisco: Day Two

High Times Cannabis Cup 2013 San Francisco: Day Two

The real reason I was down in Richmond for the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup was that they had asked for a representative from reddit’s /r/trees to...
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June 25, 2013
06/25/2013
High Times Cannabis Cup 2013 San Francisco: Day One Dabs

High Times Cannabis Cup 2013 San Francisco: Day One Dabs

All dabs, all the time. That’s what struck me when I walked into the very in-tents area that was described on the official High Times San Francisco...
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May 20, 2013
05/20/2013
Murder of Glass Artist Could Be Tied to Boston Bombers

Murder of Glass Artist Could Be Tied to Boston Bombers

The world was duly shocked at the bombings during the Boston Marathon last month, but information has come out suggesting that one or both of the alleged Boston...
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April 25, 2013
04/25/2013
Great TV While High: Archer

Great TV While High: Archer

James Bond on LSD. That’s my succinct summary of Archer, the most over-the-top parody of secret agents since Peter Sellers and Woody Allen last made a movie...
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