Category: Infographics

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Weedist articles with embedded infographics

March 26, 2015
03/26/2015
Wordplay and Stigma: An Appeal Against the Word Marijuana

Wordplay and Stigma: An Appeal Against the Word Marijuana

As a botanist myself, I always look for the proper names of things — especially plants. There is a reason for this, and any first year plant...
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March 9, 2015
03/09/2015
7 Stunning Figures That Sum Up Colorado’s Marijuana Market

7 Stunning Figures That Sum Up Colorado’s Marijuana Market

A new report from the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division helps to shed some light on the success and failures of the marijuana market in Colorado following its...
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March 2, 2015
03/02/2015
New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

A study recently came out backing up what pro-cannabis advocates have known (and been screaming at naysayers) for decades: cannabis is safer than booze, tobacco and other...
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November 19, 2014
11/19/2014
“VAPE” Is Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year

“VAPE” Is Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year

Every year, the people at the Oxford Dictionary anoint one word that they deem to be a new or otherwise culturally important sign of the times.
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August 22, 2014
08/22/2014
Here’s Why Marijuana Legalization Just Might Keep the Senate Blue

Here’s Why Marijuana Legalization Just Might Keep the Senate Blue

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...
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August 15, 2014
08/15/2014
The Share of Arrests for Marijuana Possession Has More Than Tripled Since 1991

The Share of Arrests for Marijuana Possession Has More Than Tripled Since 1991

While the number of arrests for all offenses has declined nationally since 1991, the share of arrests related to simple marijuana possession has more than tripled over the same...
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August 14, 2014
08/14/2014
Demand for Marijuana Outpaces Legal Supply; Black Market Filling Gap

Demand for Marijuana Outpaces Legal Supply; Black Market Filling Gap

In a report commissioned by the Marijuana Enforcement Division earlier this year, data shows that Colorado residents and visitors will consume an estimated 130.3 metric tons of...
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July 7, 2014
07/07/2014
Oregon: Marijuana Initiative Backers Turn in 145,000 Signatures for Proposed 2014 Ballot Measure

Oregon: Marijuana Initiative Backers Turn in 145,000 Signatures for Proposed 2014 Ballot Measure

Proponents of a statewide initiative to regulate the commercial production and retail sale of marijuana have turned in 145,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office. The...
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June 12, 2014
06/12/2014
NYPD Arrests 80 People a Day for Low Level Weed Possession

NYPD Arrests 80 People a Day for Low Level Weed Possession

According to a new report from the Marijuana Arrest Research Project, in the first four months of 2014, the NYPD made 80 low level weed possession arrests a...
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June 12, 2014
06/12/2014
San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Face Tough New Rules

San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Face Tough New Rules

The San Jose City Council’s 7-3 vote Tuesday evening limits existing and new pot shops to a handful of select industrial areas that make up less than...
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June 4, 2014
06/04/2014
Cannabinoid Profiles: Meet Your CB Receptors

Cannabinoid Profiles: Meet Your CB Receptors

The Leaf Online explains CB1 and CB2 receptors, which are the main receptor sites for the body’s endocannabinoid system. A scientific understanding of these receptor points, and how the 70+ cannabinoids...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
More States Move Forward With CBD-Only Measures, But Will They Help Patients?

More States Move Forward With CBD-Only Measures, But Will They Help Patients?

Lawmakers in Alabama and Utah recently approved legislation seeking to authorize the physician-supervised use of varieties of cannabis and/or extracts high in the non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD). Both measures,...
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March 24, 2014
03/24/2014
24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Marijuana Production in America

24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Marijuana Production in America

You thought your pot came from environmentally conscious hippies? Think again. The way marijuana is grown in America, it turns out, is anything but sustainable and organic. Check...
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March 24, 2014
03/24/2014
Project SAM Hyperbole: Seattle Students Love Marijuana

Project SAM Hyperbole: Seattle Students Love Marijuana

In normal shit-peddler fashion, the visionaries over at Project SAM recently tweeted the following: Spike in MJ use seen in Seattle public schools: http://t.co/BiUKGFVIDX — Project SAM...
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March 18, 2014
03/18/2014
Study: Inhaled Cannabis Mitigates Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Study: Inhaled Cannabis Mitigates Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Inhaling whole-plant cannabis provides symptomatic relief in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to observational trial data published in the March/April edition of the journal Clinical Neuropharmacology. Parkinson’s is a...
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March 17, 2014
03/17/2014
Millennials Want Legal Weed

Millennials Want Legal Weed

Pew Research Center recently put out a report on a survey that collected data on Millennials (those currently in the 18-33 age group) in adulthood. The survey...
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February 6, 2014
02/06/2014
Did Cannabis Really Kill Gemma Moss? – You Decide

Did Cannabis Really Kill Gemma Moss? – You Decide

The death of 31-year-old British resident Gemma Moss is, without a doubt, a tragedy any way you look at it. I want to be very clear at...
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January 29, 2014
01/29/2014
Whitehouse.gov and Cannabis: What the FAQ? Part 2

Whitehouse.gov and Cannabis: What the FAQ? Part 2

Continuing from Part 1 of my What the FAQ?, in regards to Whitehouse.gov’s rather exhaustive (and highly biased) FAQ section on marijuana: Question: Isn’t marijuana generally harmless? From the...
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January 14, 2014
01/14/2014
Life Without Sleep, No Life at All

Life Without Sleep, No Life at All

This Huff Post article just came out discussing what sleep-deprivation does to a person. It got me thinking about one of the major driving forces behind my cannabis...
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January 13, 2014
01/13/2014
Colorado Sushi Joint Teases Cannabis Pairing Menu

Colorado Sushi Joint Teases Cannabis Pairing Menu

I knew it was only a matter of time! Colorado’s Hapa Sushi restaurant, in what I assume is an effort to both a) support the legal cannabis...
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